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No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1728 Jul 2005EIDOLA def. NULLAH Wrong Number 21


Competition 1728’s average clue lengths over 21 clues:

47 letters per clue (2 above the archive average, and equal to the average for Wrong Number competitions)

9.0 words per clue (0.6 below the archive average, and 0.6 below the average for Wrong Number competitions)


Longest clue (the 4th longest Wrong Number clue in the archive)

Bride’s eager assertion given in style, having to ditch last name – such appearances may be deceptive

82 letters, 16 words, by M. J. Barker


Shortest clue (the 2nd shortest Wrong Number clue in the archive)

Ditch old ideal for new ones

23 letters, 6 words, by W. Drever


Competition 1728 has contributed 16 unique words to the clue archive:

D. H. TompsettAbstract
M. J. Barkerappearances
M. J. Barkerassertion
Dr J. Burscoughbailed
D. F. ManleyDelia’s
V. DixonFenland
T. Andersonlode
A. J. WardropLux
T. AndersonMining
V. Dixonolid
T. J. Mooreyone-day
T. Andersonparagons
A. J. WardropPearls
R. HeskethRemake
D. R. Robinsonsunset
V. Dixonwill-o’-the-wisps