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Sicilian town producing jazz for America? (6)


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'sicilian town' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'producing jazz for america?' is the wordplay.
'producing jazz' becomes 'ragu' (I can't justify this - if you can you should give a lot more credence to this answer).
'for' is a charade indicator (letters next to each other).
'america?' becomes 'sa' (South America, one of the Americas).

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(Another definition for ragusa that I've seen is " Sicilian town".)

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