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Place among the supper things (5)

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I believe the answer is:

perth

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'place' is the definition.
The answer and definition can be both locations as well as being singular nouns.
Perhaps you can see an association between them that I don't see?

'among the supper things' is the wordplay.
'among' says the answer is hidden in the clue.
'PERTH' can be found hidden inside 'supper things'.

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(Other definitions for perth that I've seen before include "Home of fair maid" , "Australian or Scottish city" , "Capital of Western Australia" , "Town at the head of the Tay estuary" , "Scottish/Australian city" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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