Clues written by A. D. Scott
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A. D. Scott2702257529Jan 1974Nov 201844y 10m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2017-2018
2364COMPOST HEAPVHCPile of fertiliser, inexpensive – order by mail receivedOM post in cheap
1992-1993
1091SAPSAGO (Spoonerisms)VHCEat Brie with Mandy, perhaps – it’s soft and it’s to be consumedSA p SA go; me with brandy
1991-1992
1034BURLAPVHC‘Pru’, a British leader in life-assurance, can provide a type of cover which may be required in the homePru a B l anag.
1026LET-OFFVHCFire escape2 meanings
1988-1989
869HOLD-UPSVHCSee waits last Sunday?hold up + S
1987-1988
835PROSAICALVHCFlat cap sailor sportsanag.
823SARBACANEVHCI’m useful with darts in bars being difficult one to beatanag. + a cane
809DOLCE VITAVHCSee one in oddly located rose gardenv I in anag.
796UPHOLSTERYVHCWhat may be plush or yet more ritzy?anag. & lit.
1986-1987
783CAMPESINOVHCWho might have some panic spread?anag. & lit.
1985-1986
731STRINGVHCHang from strap in train3 meanings
718FLO(GG)IN(G) (Letters Latent)SecondOrbilius’s answer if no learner shapedanag. incl. L; ref. Horace’s ‘flogger’
1984-1985
660Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse (Anagram)VHCNew star out, seen to trace Saviour in manger 
1983-1984
627AMBIENTVHCCan be used to describe temperature at mine with brothers’ leader getting all outanag. incl. b
610DOUBLETHINKVHCA trick to diminish Oldspeak ultimately?double + thin + k & lit.; ref. ‘1984’
1982-1983
556SWEAL (Misprints)VHCWomen in the main? Clare’s second only to Chaychar ; w in sea + l; ref. C. Francis
552NOURICE-FEEThirdThe outcome of delicate cuddling of us by charge?our in nice + fee, & lit.
530PROMETALVHCCapital chess player’s after pawn – I offer strong resistanceP + Rome, Tal
1981-1982
525PABOUCHEVHCNeed heels for perfect fit dear? Not Ipa(t) bou(t) che(r), & lit.
500BEFOOL (two extra Ds) (Extra Letter)VHCDodd’s causing a riot in Bootle following appearing there instead of having the premiere in Toxtethdo; f for T in anag.
491SEVENTY-EIGHTVHCBallesteros hit gently for a change, losing length – the possible result?Seve + anag. less l
1980-1981
443STEEPLECROWNVHCMight I be high on the heads of little educated chaps and worn in disgrace?steep + initial letters + anag. & lit.
426MISL(E)ADING (Letters Latent)VHCDescriptive of slimming ad if madam’s bottom is not seen differently?anag. less m & lit.
1977-1978
306DICKENSVHCMephisto type, dictionary being requireddick2, ens
1976-1977
221PADDY-WHACKVHCPaisley is one, a reverend, in his extremes, put with violencea DD in P—y + whack & lit.
1975-1976
197CAMERA (Printer’s Devilry)VHCBe/nd your minds (stimulated by pot) – entwine? 
1974-1975
152ENAMORADO / ESCLANDRE (Right and Left)VHCCasanova (and a Romeo perhaps) was one scandal affected – one having got away before without any unpleasantnessanag.; anag. less a in ere

 
HCs awarded to A. D. Scott
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2018-2019
  2421 SPASMODICAL
  2412 UBIQUARIAN
 
2017-2018
  2408 LUNCHEONETTE
  2390 POISSON D’AVRIL
  2386 PENNY-A-LINER
  2373 CACOGASTRIC
 
2016-2017
  2334 ALLELUIAH
  2330 BRAZEN / MOPISH (Right and Left)
 
2015-2016
  2305 AGREE def. PATCH (Wrong Number)
  2300 MISHMASH
  2291 AVESTA (Printer’s Devilry)
  2287 VALET
  2283 BARGAIN
  2279 CLEMENTINE
  2261 GANGSTERLAND
  2257 BUST-UP / PIT-PAT (Right and Left)
 
2014-2015
  2248 WAISTLINE
 
1993-1994
  1108 GREEN
 
1992-1993
  1069 (P)OSTICHE (Headpieces)
  1052 AGANIPPE
  1048 GALLOPADE
 
1991-1992
  1039 TOLERABLE
  1021 BEARD
  1017 SCHAPSKA / PEARMAIN (Right and Left)
 
1990-1991
  974 AVANT-PROPOS
 
1989-1990
  939 A-PER-SE / ESCROC (Right and Left)
  891 CAT
 
1988-1989
  887 MONSTER
  882 DOSSIER
  874 BLUESTOCKING
  868 ROLAND (2 clues + def. of contents) (Parcels)
  866 NECTAREOUS
  857 REDCAP / NICETY (Right and Left)
  853 DEBACLE
  844 THEOLOGASTER (Misprints)
  840 SONDE
 
1987-1988
  816 POTLACH (with extra O in word) (Extra letter)
  814 SPOUSAGE
 
1986-1987
  764 CHILDERMAS
  762 OBELISE
  750 SALMAGUNDY (THLMAGUY/OULMAGUY) (750 themed clue)
 
1985-1986
  727 WELL-TO-DO
  701 BALUSTRADE
  692 FIDIBUS def. PRICKET (Wrong Number)
 
1984-1985
  675 CONSTERNATE
  670 TURNIP-FLEA
  666 Any word; subsidiary indication omits an animal (Beasts)
  662 BARGE-COUPLE
  653 INTERNUNCIO
 
1983-1984
  581 SPADROON def. MAVERICK (Wrong Number)
 
1982-1983
  564 PARAMENT
  547 GLEEMAN
  543 STAYING POWER
  538 INGRAIN
 
1981-1982
  513 ETYMOLOGICON
  504 SIMMENTHALER
  486 JUMPED-UP
 
1980-1981
  447 URTICARIA / APOGRAPHS (Right and Left)
  439 LINGA (Printer’s Devilry)
  430 TEGULA
 
1979-1980
  410 CUL-DE-SAC
  406 BOIL
  401 GO-AHEAD
 
1978-1979
  366 MONKEY-SHINE
  340 BOOKSIE
  336 ELF-ARROW / CUTHBERT (Right and Left)
 
1977-1978
  310 STERNFAST
  294 HUMECT
  289 AMNESIAC
  259 TRANSIRE
 
1976-1977
  255 ROYAL SILVER JUBILEE
  249 RUDOLPH THE REINDEER
 
1975-1976
  195 SHILLY-SHALLY
 
1974-1975
  114 PANIC
 
1973-1974
  100 CENTENARIAN
 


Annual Honours record of A. D. Scott
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2017-20180 1 4
2016-20170 0 2
2015-20160 0 8
2014-20150 0 1
 
1993-19940 0 1
1992-19930 1 3
1991-19920 2 3
1990-19910 0 1
1989-19900 0 2
1988-19890 1 9
1987-19880 4 2 17
1986-19870 1 3
1985-19861 (0, 1, 0) 1 3
1984-19850 1 5
1983-19840 2 1
1982-19831 (0, 0, 1) 2 4 20
1981-19820 3 3
1980-19810 2 3
1979-19800 0 3
1978-19790 0 3
1977-19780 1 4
1976-19770 1 2
1975-19760 1 1
1974-19750 1 1
1973-19740 0 1