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No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
917 Dec 1989HOOLIGANISM normal 22


Competition 917’s average clue lengths over 22 clues:

47 letters per clue (2 above the archive average, and 1 above the average for 11-letter words)

8.9 words per clue (0.7 below the archive average, and 0.8 below the average for 11-letter words)


Longest clue (the 249th longest normal clue in the archive)

Beginning to hurl toilet rolls and then aiming broken bottles is, briefly, soccer for some

74 letters, 15 words, by H. J. Bradbury


Shortest clues (the 466th shortest normal clues in the archive)

Trouble Italy has looming?

22 letters, 4 words, by M. Barley


Mongolia-ish misbehaving?

22 letters, 2 words, by R. Dean


Competition 917 has contributed 16 unique words to the clue archive:

V. G. HendersonBovver
C. J. Broughamencompassed
P. J. Petersgasohol
C. J. Broughamhalf-bricks
F. R. Palmeridentification
Dr I. Torbelaming
Dr I. TorbeLuton
C. J. Broughammohocks
R. DeanMongolia-ish
M. D. Cookemoralising
R. A. Mostynno-score
H. B. Mortonoenomania
R. Hooperrepresentatives
V. G. Hendersonslo-mo’ing
P. J. Peterssouped
Dr I. S. Fletchertruant