A few weeks ago there was some discussion about the significance of ellipsis in consecutive clues, with the conclusion being reached that nowadays it is usually just misdirection.
in today's Guardian by the master (Araucaria) there are two piars in which the SOLUTION to the second is the DEFINITION of the first!
Minion coming in to be...(5,3)
...light for corgis' owner after bone (6)
Dawn on short day points to... (6,5)
...damaged vessels, with single digit inserted, providing food (7,8)