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No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1893 Sep 2008EARTHY normal 24


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Competition 1893’s average clue lengths over 24 clues:

45 letters per clue (equal to the archive average, and 2 above the average for 6-letter words)

9.1 words per clue (0.5 below the archive average, and 0.1 above the average for 6-letter words)


Longest clue (the 637th longest normal clue in the archive)

Having the substance needed for growing plants, they are pruned and then trained

67 letters, 13 words, by C. J. Morse


Shortest clue (the 977th shortest normal clue in the archive)

Dropping aitch, sound unrefined

27 letters, 4 words, by T. C. Borland


Competition 1893 has contributed 18 unique words to the clue archive:

D. C. WilliamsonBayreuth
Ms C. Van StarkenburgCelt
J. C. Leylandcharlady
C. G. MillinChatterley’s
R. GilbertCrude’s
E. C. Lancedisjointed
D. C. Clenshawelectrotherapy
D. J. R. Ogilvieescalate
R. J. Healdhistory’s
D. C. Williamsonjarring
C. J. BroughamLowry’s
R. J. Healdmole
C. J. Broughampaintings
C. J. Morsepruned
C. G. Millinrisque
Ms C. Van Starkenburgscrubbed
J. C. Leylandunpolished
L. Wardyachter

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