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No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1949 Oct 2009PALFRENIER normal 23


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Competition 1949’s average clue lengths over 23 clues:

47 letters per clue (2 above the archive average, and equal to the average for 10-letter words)

10.1 words per clue (0.5 above the archive average, and 0.4 above the average for 10-letter words)


Longest clue (the 153rd longest normal clue in the archive)

For one accustomed to curry, concocting a bit of flavour with Lea & Perrins won’t have succeeded

77 letters, 16 words, by R. J. Whale


Shortest clue (the 1,114th shortest normal clue in the archive)

Helper farin’ badly if horse bolts?

28 letters, 6 words, by D. F. Manley


Competition 1949 has contributed 20 unique words to the clue archive:

V. Dixonbetray
C. J. Broughambores
R. J. Whaleconcocting
C. J. Broughamcurried
D. F. Manleyfarin’
M. Hodgkinfettling
P. D. Gaffeyhoss
P. F. HendersonJeweller’s
C. J. Morselike’s
J. R. Tozermassaged
M. Hodgkinmounts
A. Plumbpaler
P. L. Stonepelage
R. J. WhalePerrins
P. D. Gaffeyplier
T. Andersonpraline
P. F. Hendersonshaping
G. H. Willettshareholder
C. J. Broughamtrotter
J. GrimesUnveiling

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