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No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1554 Mar 2002PEARL normal 26


Competition 1554’s average clue lengths over 26 clues:

46 letters per clue (1 above the archive average, and 4 above the average for 5-letter words)

9.3 words per clue (0.3 below the archive average, and 0.6 above the average for 5-letter words)


Longest clue (the 49th longest normal clue in the archive)

A paragon, first appearing in Listener, Azed’s regularly provided entertainment in an original manner

85 letters, 14 words, by J. Pearce


Shortest clue (the 1,274th shortest normal clue in the archive)

You may find one in a mollusc’s heart

29 letters, 8 words, by G. H. Willett


Competition 1554 has contributed 19 unique words to the clue archive:

J. P. Lesterbulb
J. R. Beresfordclap’s
D. F. Manleyclinging
C. J. Morsecoral
F. R. Palmercowslip
M. Barleyearlobe
J. P. Lesterfrosted
J. C. Leylandlawlessness
G. H. Willettmollusc’s
G. Johnstonepares
G. JohnstonePrimus
R. Tillcockprized
P. W. MarlowRaphael
C. R. Gumbrellshellfish
J. P. Lestersnowdrop’s
T. J. Mooreystitches
J. R. BeresfordThunderous
C. J. Broughamtreasured
W. WoodruffXXX