ST 2873

Small house by ocean for prophetic writer (5) = HOSEA

small house = HO, ocean = SEA

HOSEA Old Testament ‘prophet of doom’

Not a fan of without (cf. within) for containment I can forgive it’s use in such a good clue:

Loathing that’s irrelevant without a purpose (6) = NAUSEA

irrelevant = NA (Not Applicable), without = containment, a = A, purpose = USE

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