Clues written by P. A. Stephenson
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P. A. Stephenson1701165218Jan 1989Nov 201829y 10m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2017-2018
2360VIDENDAVHCWe await The Observer and vie with Azed’s latest puzzleanag. incl. d
2016-2017
2318TIMENOPENNY (TIMENOGUY) (Penny for the Guy)VHCAn expedient Trump’s first. One with money given a swing to secure PennsylvaniaT + I + Penn. in anag.
2015-2016
2270FENESTRAVHCOpening for air force base sent to bomb Arab uprisingF + e + anag. + Ar. (rev.)
2014-2015
2244AVANT-GARDISTEVHCOne may construe vintage art ‘sad’anag. & lit.
2220A twelve-letter ‘Christmas cracker’ (Christmas Cracker)VHCPerhaps they move Santa about during day before Christ’s remembered, with hearts lifted all roundREINDEER/REDEEMER; REINDEREEMER; re in d ere; reme(mb)ered (rev.)
2200BRINDISIThirdThis salute could be utilised in bars abroadcomp. anag. & lit.
2013-2014
2191PLUGVHCOld horse retiring from the plough?plough less o, H (= heroin), & lit.
2174CHARET (Printer’s Devilry)VHCCouple late in mar/rying for a Christmas baby 
2170SAYONARAVHCA parting as any couple of Orientals articulateda in anag. incl. Or, & lit.
2168CENTURY (with missing C) (Missing Letter)VHCCook’s opening with run yet failed making one mighty sore!score; C + anag.; ref. Alastair C., England captain
2161FARRAGOVHCA throng confused with fear? Could be this thencomp. anag. & lit.
2012-2013
2126DESPERATEVHCSuch housewives may show US viewers heated pose!comp. anag. & lit.
2113PICAROONVHCThis searat may show up as pirate or a concomp. anag. & lit.
2100A STITCH IN TIMEVHC——’ saves nine? Maybe this is meant as incentive for repaircomp. anag. & lit.
2010-2011
2023CHAMBRANLEVHCElaborate arch with an emblem could give me thiscomp. anag. & lit.
2000-2001
1500GIT (on board ship) (Ship of Fools)VHCOne to release barque, we’re told, untied cleatCORGITACLE; corgi + anag.
1989-1990
904VOETGANGERVHCThis soldier may develop raggier trees on veldcomp. anag. & lit.

 
HCs awarded to P. A. Stephenson
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2018-2019
  2421 SPASMODICAL
  2412 UBIQUARIAN
 
2017-2018
  2403 SWALE (Spoonerisms)
  2395 PURITANISM
  2390 POISSON D’AVRIL
  2386 PENNY-A-LINER
  2376 SOW(PIASTRE)ENS (Christmas Pudding)
  2364 COMPOST HEAP
 
2016-2017
  2356 PUBLIC SERVANT
  2351 RHAGADES
  2343 RESTORE (Printer’s Devilry)
  2338 TRUMP
  2325 MASON
  2309 GLOBETROTTER
 
2015-2016
  2296 IMPROPERLY
  2272 SNOWMOBILE
  2261 GANGSTERLAND
  2257 BUST-UP / PIT-PAT (Right and Left)
  2250 MILESTONE (with missing O) (Missing Letter)
 
2014-2015
  2248 WAISTLINE
  2235 CHOCK-A-BLOCK
  2218 FOREIGNER
  2209 (O)CT(O)BER (Letters Latent)
 
2013-2014
  2183 SANGRAIL
  2178 PARISON
  2165 OUT OF ORDER
 
2012-2013
  2144 INFERNO (Spoonerisms)
  2116 YULETIDE (with jumble of COMEDO) (Christmas Devilry)
  2109 THICKETY
  2096 TRICK
 
2011-2012
  2078 RÉCOLLET
  2070 MISTREATMENT
  2062 APPLE-KNOCKER
  2053 PERISHER def. ESTIMATE (Wrong Number)
  2045 CATENATE
 
2010-2011
  2012 BLOATING
  1997 FADO
  1992 FOULARD
 
2000-2001
  1494 MARATHON
 
1992-1993
  1095 STINK
  1061 MAGIC
 
1991-1992
  1024 PRESENT (3 defs + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)
  1021 BEARD
  1004 OIL PAINTINGS
  1000 ONE THOUSAND
 
1990-1991
  952 STAR (Spoonerisms)
 
1989-1990
  934 LACE-UPS
  920 CHRIST-CROSS-ROW
  917 HOOLIGANISM
  913 ARCHIBALD
 
1988-1989
  878 MOUSEPIECE
  869 HOLD-UPS
 


Annual Honours record of P. A. Stephenson
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2017-20180 1 6
2016-20170 1 6
2015-20160 0 5
2014-20151 (0, 0, 1) 2 4 25
2013-20140 5 3 19
2012-20130 3 4
2011-20120 0 5
2010-20110 1 3
 
2000-20010 1 1
 
1992-19930 0 2
1991-19920 0 4
1990-19910 0 1
1989-19900 1 4
1988-19890 0 2