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Trap is set for a criminal (6)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

rapist

'for a criminal' is the definition.
(rapist is a kind of criminal)

'trap is set' is the wordplay.
'set' indicates an anagram (instruction to set the letters).
'trap'+'is'='trapis'
'trapis' anagrammed gives 'RAPIST'.

(Another definition for rapist that I've seen is " Criminal".)

I've seen this clue in The Globe and Mail.
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