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No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
762 Dec 1986OBELISE normal 23

 

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Competition 762’s average clue lengths over 23 clues:

42 letters per clue (3 below the archive average, and 2 below the average for 7-letter words)

8.8 words per clue (0.8 below the archive average, and 0.4 below the average for 7-letter words)

 

Longest clue (the 403rd longest normal clue in the archive)

Allege corruption against a BBC TV programme made in Libya? End of these blasted lies

70 letters, 15 words, by W. G. Arnott

 

Shortest clue (the 401st shortest normal clue in the archive)

To make one ‘see below’, do we ——?

21 letters, 7 words, by H. J. Bradbury

 

Competition 762 has contributed 18 unique words to the clue archive:

T. E. SandersAffix
W. G. ArnottAllege
W. G. ArnottBBC
D. F. Manleyboist
A. W. Hilldedicatee
Mrs D. B. Jenkinsonexpunge
M. R. Whiteoakfifty-one
A. W. HillGerman’s
P. F. Hendersongospels
J. D. D. Blaikiehotly
P. F. Hendersoninsufficient
W. G. ArnottLibya
N. C. DexterLoeb’s
D. F. ManleyOED’s
R. J. HooperRaleigh
M. R. WhiteoakReprobate
C. J. BroughamSlang
D. S. Nagleunacceptability
 
 

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