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News Clues 5

28 December, 2011

Before 2011 disappears in a puff of smoke, let’s have a dip at some of the zeitgeist names, turning each nominee into a cryptic clue.

No prizes here – just licence to say to any doubters that you still got it. And please, for ease of everyone’s enjoyment, present your clues beside the person’s initials, rather than using the list’s numbers. Just makes the gag, or deceit, more instantaneous that way. Over 2U.

  1. Kimbra
  2. Kim Jong Un
  3. Ed Cowan
  4. Christopher Hitchens
  5. Fletcher Jones
  6. Myf Warhurst
  7. Aung San Suu Kyi
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