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Travelling salesman taking fruit round outskirts of Dutch capital (6)


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'travelling salesman' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'fruit round outskirts of dutch capital' is the wordplay.
'fruit' becomes 'pear' (pear is a kind of fruit).
'round' is an insertion indicator.
'outskirts of dutch capital' becomes 'dl' (I can't justify this - if you can you should believe this answer much more).
'pear' going around 'dl' is 'PEDLAR'.

'taking' acts as a link.

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(Other definitions for pedlar that I've seen before include "Travelling merchant" , "Itinerant vendor" , "Itinerant salesman" , "Itinerant trader" , "dealer?" .)

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