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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 1,830th 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 122nd shortest normal clues in the archive)

Buckle or link etc.?

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


Splice or link etc.

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


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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