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Marginalia

3 September, 2013

Let’s all agree – SK first of all – that if SK wins this week’s Storm he gets to keep Dr Johnson’s Reliquary of Rediscovered Words, our book prize reprised from last week.

Below are eight marginal seats in Saturday’s election. To craft clues for any, just invent the wordplay, minus definition. Muck around with all eight, but come the crunch on Thursday, between 1 and 6pm, you need to submit your best two only.

As for voting – the Storm kind at least – that occurs on Friday, submitting your responses via email, with all constituents voting 5/4/3/2/1 across the board. These figures enter the tally room, and we see which candidate grabs the prize. To keep things above board, use a political alias of any stripe. And may the aspirant with the greatest sex appeal win. Here are the swing seats:

ASTON
CAPRICORNIA
CORANGAMITE
EDEN-MONARO
GRAYNDLER
LEICHHARDT
LINDSAY
MACARTHUR

Get thee on the campaign trail…

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