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cold show
 n.— «Salkowitz identified the thief without exposing herself—Morgante says that’s called a “cold show”—and the suspect left personal items in the vehicle, conveniently tying him to the scene.» —“Woman starts day crime victim, ends it crime solver” by C.W. Nevius San Francisco Chronicle (California) Apr. 8, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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