A little light relief -- memorable cryptic crossword clues

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"... but was struggling to work out what the rest was although to me the aniseed/medicinal connection isn't obvious."

Nor to me. When I saw how it worked I remembered that it was medicinal, but it didn't have that delightful moment of clicking.

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#3 "calf", quite cute and

#5 "toast"

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#1 mortician

And thanks, BigCol -- Saturday again!

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On a roll here:

#2 fade

(Any Wordle fans here?)

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Think we need a hint for #4.

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I'm thinking it's an anagram of "handouts" and something Thursday related, usual abbreviation is "Thu" which has too many letters.

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As the yoof of today text: U is close bruv...