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Like the attraction of a fleshy fellow? (5)


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'like the attraction of a' is the definition.
I can't tell whether this definition defines the answer.

'fleshy fellow?' is the wordplay.
'fleshy' becomes 'fat' (similar in meaning).
'fellow?' becomes 'al' (I've seen this in other clues).

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(Other definitions for fatal that I've seen before include "Bringing ruin" , "Pernicious" , "Involving death" , "Resulting in disaster or death" , "Death-dealing" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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