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No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
406 Jan 1980BOIL normal 29

 

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Competition 406’s average clue lengths over 29 clues:

39 letters per clue (6 below the archive average, and 1 below the average for 4-letter words)

8.1 words per clue (1.5 below the archive average, and 0.3 below the average for 4-letter words)

 

Longest clues (the 2,013th longest normal clues in the archive)

McLaren’s a bit short about the round ball. Lancing object (rather sore)?

57 letters, 12 words, by E. J. Burge

 

Disturbance created by Albion, having both wings sent off after foul

57 letters, 11 words, by Mrs L. E. Pimlott

 

Shortest clues (the 91st shortest normal clues in the archive)

Gathering storm

14 letters, 2 words, by A. L. Freeman

 

Gathering steam

14 letters, 2 words, by D. R. Robinson

 

Competition 406 has contributed 19 unique words to the clue archive:

Mrs L. E. PimlottAlbion
G. B. Higginsbellowed
Mrs E. Allenblood-poisoning
J. H. C. LeachBrouhaha
D. F. Manleydecade
D. F. Manleydecreases
R. Deaneffiuvia
R. J. PalmerEgyptians
T. Andersoneliminate
W. Woodruffexpands
R. DeanInflamed
G. B. Higginslanced
E. J. BurgeLancing
R. J. Palmerlaw-giver’s
D. F. Manleyliquidity
Mrs E. Allenpin’s
R. J. Palmerplague
R. Deanpores
H. W. Massinghamtrouter
 
 

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