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Best of Winter [Think Music]

15 September, 2010

You’ve tossed. You’ve turned. You’ve crashed. You’ve burned – or conquered.

All in the name of unravelling winter’s 30 best clues over the last week. The dab hands should now have five ‘super answers’ (those five six-letter words derived from each set of answers' initials), while the mortals among us will have only a patchy equivalent.

Either way, I will reveal all 30 answers later today, plus the super-answers, which will be everyone’s signal to compose your five original clues for those acronym words – and submit by Friday in a separate post. (Of course, if you already KNOW those five super-words, get crafting. Exploit your head start.)

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