Clues written by C. H. Hudson
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C. H. Hudson3613325340Nov 1946Jan 198538y 2m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1980-1981
456BALADINEVHCSee me perform – let off ballet, I end with a jigbal(let) + anag.
454CHRISTMAS BOXVHCYearly present rich boss with a thousand tax free!anag. incl. M
447URTICARIA / APOGRAPHS (Right and Left)VHCThis may sting – treating it with a curari dressing can make a rash go pop (nothing lost in reproductions)anag. in anag.; anag. less o
1977-1978
298NOSERSecondI must know – what’s this bloody organ doing in a piano serenade?2 meanings and hidden
263ERIACH (Printer’s Devilry)VHCIt’s claret – some pre-f/ab, lissome, bubbly! 
1976-1977
255ROYAL SILVER JUBILEEVHCFor great celebration we get bijou verse – a lyre ill tunedanag.; ref. Jubilee Hymn
225VALETAVHCOld-timers’ hit at ball: another service indicated – Borotra’s goes outsidea let in va (Fr.=goes)
1975-1976
190CASSANDRAVHCMy warnings were rejected as canards, wronglyanag.
178A(U)G(U)ST (Letters Latent)VHCHot time for a clown – stage make-up runs – no energytwo meanings & anag. less E
1974-1975
143Jingle for BALTHAZAR, MELCHIOR, CASPAR (A jingle)VHCYou were three chiefs of Middle-East,
You the three Kings of Orient were –
The modern Sheik’s not in the least
Concerned with frankincense and myrrh.
You journeyed through the winter’s cold
To mark with gifts the angels’ news –
Your counterpart, agog for gold,
Just grabs his oily revenues
 
123SCATTERGOODVHCNo husband needed to get Dorcas weavinganag.; ref. Acts 9
1973-1974
100CENTENARIANVHCLabuntur anni, involving disintegration of an erect old chapanag. in anag.; L. ‘the years glide by’ (Horace: Odes 2.14)
57MINARET (Printer’s Devilry)VHCApril devilry calls for sta/r acting of month essential 
Ximenes competitions
1968-1969
1023CONSOLEVHCHere is the weather signal—sun going in. Cheer upSol in cone
1967-1968
1000THOUSANDVHCIt’s terribly hot ahead of us, and a cool this would be helpfulanag. + us and
997TREACLEVHC“Electra,” miscast, has sticky runanag.; ref. O’Neill, ‘Mourning Becomes E.’
984Word containing a first name (Anonymous)VHCSanta’s made up badly—a makeshift affairTIMENO-GUY; de Maupassant, author; anag.
1966-1967
916DIAPASONVHCA pond is a queer place to pull out bassanag.
1965-1966
890DEBENTUREVHCRent due be bothered—I’ll see you get your money!anag.
1964-1965
821SOMERSETVHCI’m most upset about the tongue; we’ve Bath chaps here—or a turnoverErse in anag.; Bath in S.; s. = somersault
812ABRUPT / TISANE (Right and Left)VHCBar put in a tizzy—short drink doctored—sit back, you need a Scotch after thatanag.; sit (rev.) + ane
1959-1960
590STATANT (Printer’s Devilry)VHCPimply midshipman got before the Ma/hatma—despots much less obviousa tan that made spots
1956-1957
404POLENTAVHCEnd of the Axis, half nation in ruins—result, meatless dish for the Italianspole + anag. of nat(ion)
1951 (2)
172GARNISHERVHCI advise you not to pay her under a shilling: I rang—line out of order—beforeanag. of I rang + s + her
1950 (2)
146BELDAMEVHCIt’s all right for an old Granny, but here’s Mother, on the right side of 50, in a sewing circle!L, dam in bee; sewing bee
143LAMPREYVHCThe wave breaks into song—and even the fish is light-headedanag. of perm. in lay, starts with lamp
1950 (1)
122LEATHERFirstFell fully dressed into a wet trench, right in front of her—that’s tough!leat + her, 2 defs.; fell = skin
1949 (2)
116WATERLOOVHCBattle instructions: “Alert” order to be changed and put into War Office cipheranag. in WO, 0
1949 (1)
100Word containing ADDINGVHCA snake in the heather is bad for the hoseladdering; adder in ling
98HUMERIVHCThese may make him rue appearing in shirt-sleevesanag.
1947 (2)
63STILETTOVHCDelay in Tito’s overthrow may provide loophole for stabbinglet in anag.; ref. formation of Yugoslavia; dagger, instrument for making eyelets
1947 (1)
44PARISThirdWhat’s Hecuba to him? If you know, mum’s the wordcryptic def.; H., mother of P. in Greek mythology
1946 (2)
39GNATHICVHC100 in Gath routed (but Samson managed 1000 with such a bone)anag. incl. C; jawbone of an ass, ref. Judges 15:16
38WIND-HOVERVHCCome in first by a short head, backwards, and change your bowler for one covered with featherswin + hd. (rev.) + over (cricket)
37MISLABELVHCPut mud in Monsieur’s honey and describe it as pure!slab (= mud) in miel (Fr.), & lit.

 
HCs awarded to C. H. Hudson
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1984-1985
  662 BARGE-COUPLE
  657 SILLY-BILLY
 
1983-1984
  618 CRETISM
  615 HISTORIETTE
 
1982-1983
  564 PARAMENT
  552 NOURICE-FEE
  538 INGRAIN
 
1979-1980
  419 RAMILLIES
  401 GO-AHEAD
  388 ALEXIPHARMIC
 
1978-1979
  366 MONKEY-SHINE
  314 MERIL (Spoonerisms)
 
1977-1978
  300 SLINK-BUTCHER
  289 AMNESIAC
  267 MORRIS-DANCE
  259 TRANSIRE
 
1976-1977
  249 RUDOLPH THE REINDEER
 
1975-1976
  187 POWDERING-TUB
 
1974-1975
  139 PIEPOWDER
 
1973-1974
  75 GROCETERIA
 
1972-1973
  36 CRUSADER
  23 SCLERODERMIC
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1145 GENIPAP
  1123 MAXIMIST
  1119 RONDE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1969-1970
  1097 PANTOPHAGIST
 
1968-1969
  1049 SLANGWHANGER
  1036 CORONETED
 
1966-1967
  949 BROWSING
  935 MALAPROP
 
1965-1966
  882 SNAPDRAGON
  868 DANDER / TOUPEE (Right and Left)
 
1964-1965
  817 WYLIE-COATS
 
1963-1964
  790 PETER-SEE-ME (Sire and Dam)
  760 METAMORPHOSE
 
1962-1963
  734 NASALITY
  730 ARCH-PIRATE
 
1961-1962
  694 OSIRIS (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1959-1960
  578 GATHERED def. LEVANTER (Wrong Number)
  551 PITCHER
 
1958-1959
  500 MOTHERS-IN-LAW
 
1956-1957
  417 SINECURE
  412 SERVIETTE
 
1952 (2)
  196 SHAMAN / SERIAN (Right and Left)
 
1952 (1)
  183 SAUSAGES
 
1951 (1)
  162 TITANESS
 
1950 (1)
  126 RASPBERRY
  123 LEECHES
 
1949 (2)
  114 TAPPIT-HEN
  112 SHEET (DLM)
  109 PERI
 
1948 (2)
  89 SEASON
 
1947 (2)
  56 SHEEP-RUN
 


Annual Honours record of C. H. Hudson
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1984-19850 0 2
1983-19840 0 2
1982-19830 0 3
 
1980-19810 3 0
1979-19800 0 3
1978-19790 0 2
1977-19780 1 4
1976-19770 2 1
1975-19760 2 1
1974-19750 2 1
1973-19740 2 1
1972-19730 0 2
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 0 3
1969-19700 0 1
1968-19690 1 2
1967-19680 3 0
1966-19670 1 2
1965-19660 1 2
1964-19650 2 1
1963-19640 0 2
1962-19630 0 2
1961-19620 0 1
 
1959-19600 1 2
1958-19590 0 1
 
1956-19570 1 2
 
1952 (2)0 0 1
1952 (1)0 0 1
1951 (2)0 1 0
1951 (1)0 0 1
1950 (2)0 2 0
1950 (1)1 (1, 0, 0) 0 2
1949 (2)0 1 3
1949 (1)0 2 0
1948 (2)0 0 1
 
1947 (2)0 1 1
1947 (1)1 (0, 0, 1) 0 0
1946 (2)0 3 0