Sharp instrument happens to nip hand Crossword Clue

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Your clue for the day's ((4 January 2018)) puzzle is mentioned here: "Sharp instrument happens to nip hand".
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Crossword Date: 4 January 2018
Our Best Answer: COMPASSES

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