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No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
701 Oct 1985BALUSTRADE normal 24


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Competition 701’s average clue lengths over 24 clues:

51 letters per clue (6 above the archive average, and 4 above the average for 10-letter words)

9.8 words per clue (0.2 above the archive average, and 0.1 above the average for 10-letter words)


Longest clue (the 299th longest normal clue in the archive)

This stood between a pair, patrician and star crossed, in undisguised extremity of love

72 letters, 14 words, by J. V. S. A. Davies


Shortest clue (the 17th shortest normal clue in the archive)

Bears cope?

9 letters, 2 words, by M. Barley


Competition 701 has contributed 17 unique words to the clue archive:

D. P. M. Michaeladulates
P. F. Hendersonaeroplane
R. V. Deardenbalcony
T. W. MortimerBates
D. F. Manleydab’s
D. F. Manleyflanking
W. K. M. Slimmingsflights
C. J. Lowehold-ups
D. A. CrosslandIn-flight
D. F. Manleylogodaedalic
G. Johnstonelust-breathed
H. Freemanparapets
J. V. S. A. Daviespatrician
D. P. M. Michaelrail-guard
R. V. Deardenstaged
J. F. Grimshawswamped
T. W. Mortimerterraces

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