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In a so hospitable place is this bit of central London (4)


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'central london' is the definition.
(area of London)

'in a so hospitable place is this bit' is the wordplay.
I cannot quite understand how this works, but
'so' could be 'soh' (synonyms) and 'soh' is present in the answer.
'bit' could be 'o' (resembles 0, a binary digit or bit) and 'o' is found within the answer.
This accounts for all the letters.
This explanation may well be incorrect...

'of' acts as a link.

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(Other definitions for soho that I've seen before include "District of London, noted for restaurants and nightclubs" , "Nightclub area in London" , "Colourful show-biz area of West End London" , "capital district" , "Smoke's part" .)

I've seen this clue in the Sydney Morning Herald.
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