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Place to keep one good plug (6)

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I believe the answer is:

spigot

Here is my best explanation:

'plug' is the definition.

(spigot is a kind of plug)

'place to keep one good' is the subsidiary indication.

'place' becomes 'spot' ('spot' can be a synonym of 'place'**).

'to keep' means one lot of letters goes inside another.

'one' becomes 'i' (Roman numeral).

'good' becomes 'g' (abbreviation).

'i'+'g'='ig'

'spot' placed around 'ig' is 'spigot'.

This clue was last seen in The Telegraph

(Other definitions for spigot that I've seen before include "Plug for a cask's vent hole", "Cask's plug", "Peg to control the flow of a tap", "Peg that stops the vent of a cask", "Device for stopping", "Peg to seal vent in cask", "Tap fitted to a cask", "Tap, faucet", "Pigs to vent-peg" and "Small peg or plug".)

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