In a container clue the solution word is again broken down into parts, but this time one part is wholly contained within the other. Examples of container indicators are:
holding, having, containing, breaking into, broken apart by, circling, including
Escort is holding on to Grant (6)By now, we're very familiar with Grant. Escort is a word for DATE. So DATE is holding ON, like so: D(ON)ATE. Are you starting to catch on?
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