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Whence to drive off some state enemies (3)


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'whence to drive' is the definition.
(I've seen this in another clue)

'some state enemies' is the wordplay.
'some' indicates the answer is hidden within the clue (some of the parts of the word are used).
'TEE' is hidden within 'state enemies'.

'off' is the link.
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(Other definitions for tee that I've seen before include "Peg for golfer" , "Where one drives from" , "Part of course" , "Drive off it, half-tittering" , "Golfing support" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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