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I see nothing well after turning up for performance (3-2)


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Here is my best explanation:

'performance' is the definition.

'i see nothing well after turning up' is the subsidiary indication.

'i see' becomes 'ah' (exclamation used to indicate understanding).

'nothing' becomes 'o' (looks like zero - 0).

'well' becomes 'oh' (both are exclamations of surprise).

'after' is a charade indicator (letters next to each other).

'turning up' says the letters should be written in reverse.


'ahooh' reversed gives 'hooha'.

'for' is the link.

This clue was last seen in The Guardian

(Other definitions for hoo-ha that I've seen before include "Noisy confusion", "Kerfuffle", "In slang, it's a commotion", "Fuss, commotion", "Great fuss", "Song and dance", "Fuss (informal)", "Noisy fuss", "Big fuss" and "Disturbance".)


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