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Go bang, finally dropping surprise! (8)


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'go bang' is the definition.
The definition and answer can be both acts as well as being singular nouns.
Maybe they are linked in a way I don't understand?

'finally dropping surprise' is the wordplay.
I cannot really see how this works, but
'surprise' could be 'boo' ('boo!' is shouted to surprise someone) and 'boo' is present in the answer.
This explanation may well be incorrect...

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(Other definitions for peekaboo that I've seen before include "Toddler's face-hiding game" , "Game played with young children" , "Partially revealing" , "Game played with a young child" , "Peeping game" .)

I've seen this clue in The Independent.
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