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No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
272 Jun 1977MALAGUETTA normal 28

 

Competition 272’s average clue lengths over 28 clues:

43 letters per clue (2 below the archive average, and 4 below the average for 10-letter words)

9.3 words per clue (0.3 below the archive average, and 0.4 below the average for 10-letter words)

 

Longest clue (the 779th longest normal clue in the archive)

Pain and shivering lead to return of initial signs of attack – may cause sneezing

66 letters, 14 words, by J. H. Dingwall

 

Shortest clue (the 407th shortest normal clue in the archive)

Pepper upset gut at a meal

21 letters, 6 words, by A. A. J. Griffiths

 

Competition 272 has contributed 13 unique words to the clue archive:

A. C. Morrisonadditive
D. F. ManleyAmomum
J. P. Lesterflavouring
D. C. Williamsongourmet’s
B. Francogusto
R. S. Caffynseed-cakes
C. W. LaxtonSeed-grains
J. H. Dingwallsneezing
P. W. W. Leachstimulates
R. VanLangentamale
T. E. Sanderstamara
D. F. Manleytangy
R. J. Palmerunappetising