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No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
66 Jun 1973NONSENSE normal 27


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Competition 66’s average clue lengths over 27 clues:

42 letters per clue (3 below the archive average, and 3 below the average for 8-letter words)

8.7 words per clue (0.9 below the archive average, and 0.6 below the average for 8-letter words)


Longest clue (the 635th longest normal clue in the archive)

Anne’s heart, full of love and understanding, didn’t dictate this unromantic reply

67 letters, 12 words, by E. Chalkley


Shortest clue (the 346th shortest normal clue in the archive)

Not classical, tenor, pop!

20 letters, 4 words, by R. E. Kimmons


Competition 66 has contributed 18 unique words to the clue archive:

F. D. H. AtkinsonBabel
E. Robinsonbalderdash
D. V. HarryBAM
Mrs B. Lewisbemonstered
M. Newmancored
E. J. Burgedecimal
E. Chalkleydictate
Mrs S. HewittFudge
H. W. Massinghamgrades
Dr R. J. PalmerLambton
J. H. C. LeachLogician’s
P. W. W. Leachnegatives
Dr P. D. Kingobviously
S. GoldiePish-Tushery
E. RobinsonPostulating
C. O. Butchersilliness
Dr R. J. Palmersnooper
E. Robinsonsouth-east

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