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No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1853 Dec 2007ANTIQUITARIAN normal 24


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Competition 1853’s average clue lengths over 24 clues:

50 letters per clue (5 above the archive average, and 5 above the average for 13-letter words)

10.2 words per clue (0.6 above the archive average, and 0.7 above the average for 13-letter words)


Longest clue (the 163rd longest normal clue in the archive)

Conservative, one remarkable for love of Labour, independent and free, with heretical views

76 letters, 13 words, by Rev Canon C. M. Broun


Shortest clue (the 978th shortest normal clue in the archive)

I love the old bat in quaint tiara

27 letters, 8 words, by J. R. H. Jones


Competition 1853 has contributed 16 unique words to the clue archive:

T. Andersonarchaically
G. I. L. GraftonDeclan
G. I. L. GraftonD’s
T. G. Powellinertia
D. W. Mackieinnovate
J. C. Leylandinsulting
T. C. BorlandPersist
J. R. TozerQatari
D. Sargentquatrain
G. I. L. GraftonQuo
J. C. LeylandQur’an
D. Sargentre-kindles
Rev Canon C. M. Brounremarkable
T. Andersonretro
M. Barkertranquil
M. A. Macdonald-CooperTudor

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