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No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
770 Feb 1987HERMITS normal 24


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Competition 770’s average clue lengths over 24 clues:

40 letters per clue (5 below the archive average, and 4 below the average for 7-letter words)

8.4 words per clue (1.2 below the archive average, and 0.8 below the average for 7-letter words)


Longest clues (the 356th longest normal clues in the archive)

Is taking part in manoeuvres with the Royal Marines for those outside normal society?

71 letters, 14 words, by E. J. Burge


Solitaires will provide a lady’s hands with the finishing touch of adornment lacking

71 letters, 13 words, by T. E. Sanders


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

Shirt ’em hairily

14 letters, 3 words, by C. J. Brougham


Competition 770 has contributed 18 unique words to the clue archive:

H. R. Sandersabortive
J. C. LeylandAshramites
D. V. HarryChaplin’s
W. K. M. SlimmingsEights
D. F. Manleyexteriors
C. J. Broughamhairily
H. R. Sandersheist
C. M. EdmundsHM’s
N. C. DexterMolluscan
D. F. Manleymolluscs
D. R. Robinsonowned
D. V. Harryperched
E. Dawidprivacy
P. F. Hendersonreclusion
M. BarleyRM
S. Woodsshirt’s
P. J. Heapsmithery
C. M. Edmundstires

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