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No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1923 Apr 2009ELLIPTIC normal 20


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Competition 1923’s average clue lengths over 20 clues:

51 letters per clue (6 above the archive average, and 6 above the average for 8-letter words)

10.3 words per clue (0.7 above the archive average, and 1 above the average for 8-letter words)


Longest clue (the 353rd longest normal clue in the archive)

Oval, perhaps, where a rising ball may break up odd bits of the pitch which are out of true

71 letters, 19 words, by M. L. Perkins


Shortest clue (the 402nd shortest normal clue in the archive)

Using pith, & lit. clue’s thus ——

21 letters, 5 words, by Dr J. Burscough


Competition 1923 has contributed 14 unique words to the clue archive:

P. F. Hendersonalgebraic
M. BarleyCapetown
J. C. Leylandcello
R. S. MorseComprehensive
D. Arthurfactors
P. F. Hendersongeometric
M. BarleyIPL
P. F. Hendersonquantities
A. J. Wardropsickener
R. S. Morseslamming
P. L. Stonespiel
J. C. LeylandTippett’s
R. J. Healdtwo-dimensional
R. Heskethvariables

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