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No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
259 Mar 1977TRANSIRE normal 24


Competition 259’s average clue lengths over 24 clues:

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

9.5 words per clue (0.1 below the archive average, and 0.1 above the average for 8-letter words)


Longest clue (the 1,028th longest normal clue in the archive)

When my ship comes home I must get it dad – after a little time has quickly passed

64 letters, 17 words, by C. E. Williams


Shortest clue (the 1,119th shortest normal clue in the archive)

To cross as Roman customs warrant

28 letters, 6 words, by C. J. and R. S. Morse


Competition 259 has contributed 7 unique words to the clue archive:

C. G. Millinarrestin’
Mrs N. Jarmanbroach
C. Allen Bakerconducive
R. H. Adeyconfining
A. LawriePrestwick
R. E. KimmonsSartre
G. H. Clarketariff