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No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
631 Jun 1984INTERLOCK normal 23


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Competition 631’s average clue lengths over 23 clues:

33 letters per clue (12 below the archive average, and 13 below the average for 9-letter words)

6.9 words per clue (2.7 below the archive average, and 2.7 below the average for 9-letter words)


Longest clue (the 1,768th longest normal clue in the archive)

Feature of the much publicised ‘Rings’ that does Tolkien little credit

58 letters, 11 words, by C. W. Laxton


Shortest clues (the 121st shortest normal clues in the archive)

Splice or link etc.

15 letters, 4 words, by R. J. Palmer


Buckle or link etc.?

15 letters, 4 words, by J. F. Grimshaw


Competition 631 has contributed 15 unique words to the clue archive:

L. K. Maltbyassemble
J. F. GrimshawBuckle
K. Thomaschange-ringer
D. F. Manleycine-talk’s
Mrs A. G. Phillipsclasp
K. Thomasco-tinkler
E. J. BurgeConiophora
T. E. SandersEngrave
D. R. Robinsonentangle
V. G. HendersonEric’s
W. K. M. Slimmingsfly’s
C. W. Laxtonpublicised
T. E. Sandersringlet
N. C. DexterSynchromesh
C. W. LaxtonTolkien

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