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No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
874 Feb 1989BLUESTOCKING normal 24

 

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Competition 874’s average clue lengths over 24 clues:

42 letters per clue (3 below the archive average, and 5 below the average for 12-letter words)

9.3 words per clue (0.3 below the archive average, and 0.5 below the average for 12-letter words)

 

Longest clue (the 178th longest normal clue in the archive)

One ruling needed after Telecom, introducing an early form of STD, overcharge e.g. Girton girl?

76 letters, 16 words, by S. Armstrong

 

Shortest clue (the 203rd shortest normal clue in the archive)

Got BSc unlike fluff?

17 letters, 4 words, by J. R. H. Jones

 

Competition 874 has contributed 21 unique words to the clue archive:

L. MayAthlete’s
R. J. HooperBeale
D. M. Duckworthbilge
D. A. Campbellbulgiest
D. R. RobinsonChelsea-ite
C. J. Morsecoterie’s
D. R. Robinsondrabbly
W. Daviesdummy
C. G. MillinGCE
D. V. HarryHolloway
D. R. Robinsonkit’s
T. W. Mortimerlong-haired
O. GreenwoodOCE
M. Coatesprocreation
T. W. Mortimerrestyle
F. R. Palmerridicule
C. J. Morsesportive
D. W. Shawsportsman
S. ArmstrongSTD
W. Daviessuckling
S. ArmstrongTelecom
 
 

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