Hidden Words

In this type of clue the solution is actually embedded in the clue, hidden inside a longer word or phrase as, for example:

DAB is hidden in round a bend
TALL is hidden in not allowed
HEIST is hidden in atheists

This type of clue will always contain a word or phrase to indicate that the solution is hidden. Typical "hidden" indicators are: buried in, part of, concealed. Simple words like in or from, however, may also serve as "hidden" indicators.

See if you can solve these "hidden word" clues:

Stop getting letters from friends (3)

Some teachers get hurt (4)

Metal concealed by environmentalist (4)

Hide in Arthur's kingdom (4)

Who means to reveal where the heart is? (4)

Pole coming from Pakistan or Thailand (5)


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