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No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2560 Jul 2021BOMBAST normal 20

 

Competition 2560’s average clue lengths over 20 clues:

56 letters per clue (11 above the archive average, and 12 above the average for 7-letter words)

9.7 words per clue (0.1 above the archive average, and 0.5 above the average for 7-letter words)

 

Longest clue (the 22nd longest normal clue in the archive)

Hot air activating balloons, something the Montgolfier brothers originated principally in novel fashion

90 letters, 13 words, by P. W. Marlow

 

Shortest clue (the 2,262nd shortest normal clue in the archive)

Botham best batting without the heroics

34 letters, 6 words, by M. Lloyd-Jones

 

Competition 2560 has contributed 30 unique words to the clue archive:

P. W. Marlowactivating
J. R. Howlettarrantly
R. Zaraarticulating
S. Randallbabies
P. W. Marlowballoons
Mrs A. M. Waldenbloated
M. HodgkinBojo’s
M. Hodgkinbride-chamber
J. R. TozerBS
J. C. Leylanddemagogue
P. McKennaexordium
C. G. MillinHighfaluting
A. J. Wardropincendiary
J. A. ButlerMacron’s
R. Zaramagniloquence
P. W. MarlowMontgolfier
R. C. Teutonmoustachioed
C. G. Millinofficious
Mrs A. M. Waldenoratory
P. W. Marloworiginated
R. Zaraorotund
J. R. Howlettoverawes
H. FreemanSambo
J. A. Butlersausage
R. Zarastereotypical
D. & N. AsplandThanksgiving
H. Freemantigerism
R. Zaratirade
M. Barleytrimmings
P. McKennaturgidity