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Update the pattern of Communist symbol round the East (8)


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'update the pattern' is the definition.
'redesign' can be an answer for 'update'. I am unsure of the 'the pattern' bit.

'communist symbol round the east' is the wordplay.
'communist' becomes 'red' (red can informally mean communist).
'symbol' becomes 'sign' (I've seen this before).
'round' is an insertion indicator.
'the east' becomes 'e' ('E' can be a synonym of 'east').
'redsign' placed around 'e' is 'REDESIGN'.

'of' acts as a link.

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(Other definitions for redesign that I've seen before include "Modernise" , "new plan" , "New look" , "Plan something again" , "Draw or plan again" .)

I've seen this clue in The Irish Independent.
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