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Great performers who put surf on file? (6,8)


I believe the answer is:

record breakers

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'great performers who put' is the definition.
I can't judge whether this definition defines the answer.

'surf on file?' is the wordplay.
'surf' becomes 'breakers' (synonyms).
'on' is a charade indicator (letters next to each other).
'file?' becomes 'record' (file is a kind of record).
'breakers' put after 'record' is 'RECORD-BREAKERS'.

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