£1000 Crossword

by way of being deserving or commendable o?/?e??t
a rosaceous tree native to Africa and western asia bearing downy yellow juicy edible fruit a??I?ot is it apricot thanks
13:08 Sun 23rd Jun 2013
 
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On merit
Yes
on merit. yes
Could it also be 'of merit'?
I prefer ON merit.
If it were OF merit I think the clue would have started 'being deserving...'
How won it 'on merit' = he won it 'by way of being...'

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