heater
 n.— «“The thing that I’m concerned about,” Echeles said, “is that this was the first ‘heater’ case for Judge Themis Karnezis.…” “What do you mean by a “heater’ case?” I asked. Echeles sighed at my lack of knowledge. “A heater case is one that brings a lot of press coverage, like the Marquette 10 or any Greylord case.”» —“Echeles is up to elbows in case of fugitive killer” by Tom Fitzpatrick Chicago Sun-Times July 24, 1986. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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