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It makes junk depot fight for length (9)


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'it makes junk depot' is the definition.
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'fight for length' is the wordplay.
'fight' becomes 'scrap' (a scrap is a minor fight).
'for' is a charade indicator (letters next to each other).
'length' becomes 'yard' (I have seen 'A length ' mean 'yard' so perhaps 'length' could also mean 'yard').

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(Other definitions for scrapyard that I've seen before include "Place for metal waste", "Steptoes' place", "Dump", "recycling centre", "Metal recycling site".)

I've seen this clue in Sydney Morning Herald.
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