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Hot water swirling round? Don't mention it! (3,3)


I believe the answer is:

the war

'don't mention it' is the definition.

'hot water swirling round?' is the wordplay.
'hot' becomes 'h'.
'swirling round?' indicates anagramming the letters.
'hwater' with letters rearranged gives 'THE WAR'.

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