Clues written by D. J. MacKay
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Prizes
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Prizes
VHCsHCs Hons
points
First
mention
Latest
mention
Career
span
D. J. MacKay1600165116Oct 1972Dec 200331y 2m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2000-2001
1500GIT (on board ship) (Ship of Fools)VHCBig old warship, one with unreliable tillerCOGITLLIER; cog + anag.
1995-1996
1247PREDICANTVHCReformed padre in Cape Town, primarily?anag. incl. CT, & lit.
1994-1995
1180COLD TURKEYVHCSource of kebabs about Yule or DT with the shakes?anag. incl. k, c., & lit.
1152PARACETAMOLVHCWhat’ll help you to eat with molar cap tingling?anag. & lit.
1991-1992
1034BURLAPVHC‘Labour Party’s ——!’ – a Tory crudely (coarse canvassing)comp. anag.
1990-1991
943BARAGOUINVHCBaur in Goa might beanag. & lit.
1989-1990
934LACE-UPSVHCWe won’t slip on these daft 1st of April clues (puzzling initially)!anag. incl. A, p
1987-1988
809DOLCE VITAVHCIs it inhabiting old cave, wretchedly? Yes and noit in anag. & lit.
796UPHOLSTERYVHCIt’s implausibly plusher to rear of galleryanag. + y, & lit.
1983-1984
618CRETISMVHCCredit me ? It’s misguided!cr + anag. & lit.
600Into the jaws of Death / Into the mouth of Hell (Anagram)VHCOh, ‘Alf T.’ (who jotted the lines), thou hit on fame! 
1982-1983
572SNAKE-OILVHCI slake no ill!anag. & lit.
559EMBASEVHCFor lower case, compositor’s first going for his measurement bookem b for e in ease
547GLEEMANVHCGet me to do a turn in a gatheringme (rev.) in glean & lit.
1981-1982
504SIMMENTHALERVHCWhat’s produced from her’s meat’n’ milk mostlyanag. incl. mil(k)
1972-1973
31KITCHENDOMVHCWith equipment chef’s no end a master after finishing hereinkit + che(f), + (herei)n + Dom (= master)

 
HCs awarded to D. J. MacKay
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2003-2004
  1648 MAGIC LANTERN
 
2001-2002
  1528 STROP (Spoonerisms)
 
2000-2001
  1492 The year that Columbus discovered America (Anagram)
  1472 TORAN (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1997-1998
  1351 NEATEN (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1995-1996
  1250 SONEOCARDIA (STENOCARDIA) (Ten to One)
  1207 EPOCH-MARKING
  1203 CLERICALISM
 
1994-1995
  1190 DENARIUS
  1169 BLITHE / URSINE (Right and Left)
 
1993-1994
  1122 BASILIAN
  1117 STAMNOS (3 Consecutive Letters)
 
1992-1993
  1076 PARLOUR GAMES
  1065 TANDOORI
  1052 AGANIPPE
 
1991-1992
  1043 PESTO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1000 ONE THOUSAND
 
1990-1991
  987 IRON CURTAIN
  978 DOUBLE-CENTURY
  974 AVANT-PROPOS
  972 Anagram of 28 letters (Anagram)
  965 EARBASH def. NECKLET (Wrong Number)
  947 SHOULDER-SLIP
 
1989-1990
  922 REFORMADO
  891 CAT
 
1988-1989
  862 OFF-AND-ON
  857 REDCAP / NICETY (Right and Left)
 
1987-1988
  835 PROSAICAL
  818 EMBUSQUÉ
 
1986-1987
  774 VICTORINE
  770 HERMITS
 
1984-1985
  662 BARGE-COUPLE
  657 SILLY-BILLY
 
1983-1984
  627 AMBIENT
  609 LUCKY-BAG
 
1982-1983
  564 PARAMENT
 
1979-1980
  410 CUL-DE-SAC
  401 GO-AHEAD
  393 INTRACARDIAC
  371 GRADIN
 
1978-1979
  340 BOOKSIE
 
1976-1977
  255 ROYAL SILVER JUBILEE
  249 RUDOLPH THE REINDEER
  243 OLYMPIC
  234 HOROSCOPIST
  212 SURCINGLES
 
1974-1975
  127 FRITHSOKEN
 
1973-1974
  75 GROCETERIA
  70 GESTAPO (Misprints)
 
1972-1973
  45 NEMORAL
  36 CRUSADER
 


Annual Honours record of D. J. MacKay
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2003-20040 0 1
 
2001-20020 0 1
2000-20010 1 2
 
1997-19980 0 1
 
1995-19960 1 3
1994-19950 2 2
1993-19940 0 2
1992-19930 0 3
1991-19920 1 2
1990-19910 1 6
1989-19900 1 2
1988-19890 0 2
1987-19880 2 2
1986-19870 0 2
 
1984-19850 0 2
1983-19840 2 2
1982-19830 3 1
1981-19820 1 0
 
1979-19800 0 4
1978-19790 0 1
 
1976-19770 0 5
 
1974-19750 0 1
1973-19740 0 2
1972-19730 1 2