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This is a single cryptic clue.

Rub rex, it will hide political change [6]

(clue improved after helpful comments from Rubio.)

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The answer is:

Brexit, which is the word coined for the UK's exit from the European Union.

Explanation:

This is a hidden word clue:
Ru b rex, it will give political change.

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  • $\begingroup$ Yes, good job, well done $\endgroup$ – tom Apr 8 '18 at 13:11
  • $\begingroup$ @tom I like it :). This type of clue should have an indicator though. $\endgroup$ – Rubio Apr 8 '18 at 16:28
  • $\begingroup$ @Rubio - great - (right letter count this time).. what sort of indicator? - a question mark - or a word to show that something is hidden? $\endgroup$ – tom Apr 8 '18 at 20:32
  • $\begingroup$ @tom This link should help (spoilers alert) $\endgroup$ – Rubio Apr 8 '18 at 20:39
  • $\begingroup$ @Rubio - should the clue have been - 'Rub rex, it will hide political change?' ? $\endgroup$ – tom Apr 8 '18 at 20:39

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