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Birrdbrrain [BB360]

29 April, 2012

Today’s dozen answers purr with two double-Rs each. A veteran Aussie actor, for example, is Terry Norris. There’s a Clive James book called Brrm! Brrm! (seriously), while a current state premier is Barry O'Farrell. Derr, rright? Fine, let’s see how rough & ready you R in sorting out the rest.

  1. Licence to nab (6,7)
  2. Hunter town (5,5)
  3. Veteran Vic keeper (6,5)
  4. Chinese figurine (5-5,7)
  5. Networked nuptials? (8,8)
  6. Melbourne suburb (5,6)
  7. Two Sydney suburbs
  8. Don McLean hit (6,6,5)
  9. Vain chant opener (6,6…)
  10. Sci-fi humorist (5,8)
  11. Miles Franklin winner (5,5,2,3,5)
  12. Enjoy life while you can! (3,5,3,2,5,3,8,2,3)

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