Assorted hats worn by composer in a cryptic crossword

(Cryptic Crossword #3)

I've composed another cryptic crossword. Admittedly, the grid layout leaves something to be desired, but I'm rather proud of some of the clues. Please enjoy responsibly!

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Cryptic crossword #3

Getting started

The clues in a cryptic crossword appear to be English phrases. However, don't let that fool you: The so called surface of a clue is only for show, and is unrelated to the word you are looking for. Instead, you must figure out a way to decipher the clue according to an established set of rules, in such a way that the correct answer is implied in two different ways.

Solution

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Posted Thursday 26-Oct-2017 21:43