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Bad luck for those said to be sound performers (6)


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'bad luck' is the definition.
(type of jinx or bad luck)

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(Other definitions for hoodoo that I've seen before include "bringer of misfortune" , "Bad luck some people bring" , "Jinx" , "Fetish - charm with magical powers" , "Spells" .)

I've seen this clue in The Globe and Mail.
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