Clues written by C. W. Laxton
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C. W. Laxton2401235225Dec 1975Dec 199318y 0m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1992-1993
1087OLD SOLDIERVHCMajor’s torn apart by false idols and empty projectsanag. in older; project vb
1991-1992
1034BURLAPVHCBlistering run on circuit – and Nigel’s first away: it could be a tough finishbur(N) lap; ref N. Mansell
1990-1991
969BUNTERVHCOwl and Pussy-cat?2 meanings
1989-1990
895TONE DEAFVHCSuch players can’t cope with pitch, and leg breaks precipitate defeaton in anag.; precipitate adj.
1988-1989
878MOUSEPIECEVHCOne does come from behind – next round, Men cues cunningly, raking in a hit of cashpie in anag.
853DEBACLEVHCPossible result of bad leg, with Coe being out – leading pair for Gold both missinganag. less go
849VISITEVHCVictorian ladies might be well wrapped up or clad in a ——comp. anag. & lit.
1987-1988
788CROWVHCOpening bar exposes clubs to disorderly conductC row
1986-1987
766GUBBINSVHCTake discarded food containers, for exampleg(r)ub bins, & lit.
762OBELISEVHCBowdlerise nothing! There’s corrupt word? ——!comp. anag. incl. 0 & lit.
757ETHEROMANIAC (Misprints)VHCHe’s hooked on a gay romance – I hate being involved in itanag.; gas
1985-1986
731STRINGVHCKeeping things together, letting nothing fall out – that’s my jobst(o)ring & lit.
727WELL-TO-DOVHCIt’s from Littlewoods … I’ve done it! I’m rich!anag. less it’s
1984-1985
631INTERLOCKVHCFeature of the much publicised ‘Rings’ that does Tolkien little creditanag. incl. cr; ref. Olympic Games symbol
1983-1984
609LUCKY-BAGThirdOne could discover properties of tar by caulking cracks in itcomp. anag.; discover-reveal
600Into the jaws of Death / Into the mouth of Hell (Anagram)VHCThe foolish feel Jonathan doth outwit them 
585FLABELLIFORMVHCHaving a regular spread? That’s what Bunter has – ‘Put out more! Fill up inside!’flab + fill (rev.) in anag.
1981-1982
504SIMMENTHALERVHCNew fashion for Mrs T. – a hemline that’s lower, Continental style?anag.; one that lows
1979-1980
401GO-AHEADVHCAfter status? Mayfair has itGo ahead; ref. squares on Monopoly board
1978-1979
366MONKEY-SHINEVHCImp’s work, making holy man brood about a bit of legmonk + shin in eye
319PODESTAVHCHe’s Latin, one commonly following a casepod, est, a, & lit.
1977-1978
294HUMECTVHCTouch me not o falling dew!anag. less o
272MALAGUETTAVHCSeed-grains, with strong flavour – from a glutamate? Not so!anag.
1976-1977
221PADDY-WHACKVHCWhy Dad, perhaps, set about striking the childanag. in pack

 
HCs awarded to C. W. Laxton
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1993-1994
  1126 CHEATERY
  1117 STAMNOS (3 Consecutive Letters)
 
1992-1993
  1091 SAPSAGO (Spoonerisms)
  1084 PIERCEABLE / SALESGIRL (DLM)
  1074 DEMIREP
 
1991-1992
  1043 PESTO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1026 LET-OFF
  1017 SCHAPSKA / PEARMAIN (Right and Left)
  1013 ALVEARY
 
1990-1991
  987 IRON CURTAIN
  952 STAR (Spoonerisms)
 
1989-1990
  939 A-PER-SE / ESCROC (Right and Left)
  926 NERD
  922 REFORMADO
  920 CHRIST-CROSS-ROW
  913 ARCHIBALD
  904 VOETGANGER
 
1988-1989
  882 DOSSIER
  869 HOLD-UPS
  868 ROLAND (2 clues + def. of contents) (Parcels)
  866 NECTAREOUS
 
1987-1988
  831 COOLABAH (Spoonerisms)
  818 EMBUSQUÉ
  809 DOLCE VITA
  792 DISTHENE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1986-1987
  783 CAMPESINO
  779 MISSING LINK
  770 HERMITS
  744 SKIRL-IN-THE-PAN / COFFEE-DISEASE (Right and Left)
 
1985-1986
  701 BALUSTRADE
 
1984-1985
  679 ESTOVER (Printer’s Devilry)
  675 CONSTERNATE
  653 INTERNUNCIO
 
1983-1984
  627 AMBIENT
  603 FIGULINE
 
1982-1983
  559 EMBASE
  547 GLEEMAN
  534 DODGEM
 
1981-1982
  525 PABOUCHE
  521 ATTITUDINISE
  508 POSTURE-MAKER
  495 CACOETHES
  478 BIBLIOPEGIST
 
1980-1981
  464 SIMKIN
  452 DISSENTERISM
 
1979-1980
  384 OUTSPREADING
  375 SPREATHE
 
1978-1979
  358 UPSTART def. NON-TERM (Wrong Number)
  354 SHEER-HULK
 
1977-1978
  259 TRANSIRE
 
1976-1977
  238 CRAMBOJINGLE
 
1975-1976
  195 SHILLY-SHALLY
 


Annual Honours record of C. W. Laxton
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1993-19940 0 2
1992-19930 1 3
1991-19920 1 4
1990-19910 1 2
1989-19900 1 6
1988-19890 3 4
1987-19880 1 4
1986-19870 3 4
1985-19860 2 1
1984-19850 1 3
1983-19841 (0, 0, 1) 2 2 22
1982-19830 0 3
1981-19820 1 5
1980-19810 0 2
1979-19800 1 2
1978-19790 2 2
1977-19780 2 1
1976-19770 1 1
1975-19760 0 1