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Usually brilliant bit of management (3)


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'usually brilliant' is the definition.
'gem' can be an answer for 'brilliant' (I've seen this in another clue). I'm unsure of the 'usually' bit.

'bit of management' is the wordplay.
'bit of' indicates a hidden word.
'GEM' is hidden within 'management'.

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(Other definitions for gem that I've seen before include "36 Across or any other jewel" , "Half of 7 [SIGN OF THE ZODIAC]" , "Diamond, ruby, or emerald" , "Kindness; comfort (German)" , "A jewel of an Orangeman" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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