Clues written by D. S. Nagle
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D. S. Nagle2202207624Mar 1973Jan 198915y 10mD. Nagle
I. D. S. Nagle
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1988-1989
857REDCAP / NICETY (Right and Left)VHCDisturbed New England city’s fastidiousness caught padre naughtily attendant on baggage in Bostonanag. ; anag. incl. c
1987-1988
835PROSAICALVHCFlat pie rose inside before longRosa in pica + l
831COOLABAH (Spoonerisms)VHCThere’s a strong sign of someone under this tree: relaxed sailor with joyous expressionStrine song; cool AB ah!
818EMBUSQUÉVHCChicken perhaps before which French go into transportsembus + que
1986-1987
762OBELISEVHCIndicate unacceptability of old vinegar with peculiar smell on the turnesile BO (rev.)
1984-1985
666Any word; subsidiary indication omits an animal (Beasts)VHCWomen ready to tackle the bowling? Heavens!w(elk)in
1983-1984
615HISTORIETTEVHCTo relate this I need uncomplicated exposition not taking one longanag. less a, L, & lit.
594DOINGSVHCYou-know-who is at home when surrounded by, say, corgisin in dogs
1982-1983
572SNAKE-OILVHCMounting pride must be used to conceal old hurt? Not an effective recipe for the sufferingake in lions (rev.)
538INGRAINVHCGin drunk with water can make you thoroughly saturatedanag. + rain
1981-1982
495CACOETHESSecondWhat can Sherlock’s initial meddling with the cocaine result in? In thiscomp. anag. & lit.
1980-1981
469APLUSTREVHCAn enhancement built finally right on end of quinquereme?a plus, t, r, e, & lit.
430TEGULAVHCWhat can let in ugly weather? Why – er – this if brokencomp. anag. & lit.
1979-1980
397BIJOUTERIE (Misprints)VHCTrue, I get job – unfortunately thats offering just bawbeesbawbles; anag.
1978-1979
366MONKEY-SHINEVHCO my! Shin and knee dislocated by pulling of leganag.
314MERIL (Spoonerisms)VHCPoor miler might win point-to-point contest with use of light reinright lane; anag.
1977-1978
300SLINK-BUTCHERVHCWith meat beginning to hum I can provide for cooking at humbler kitchenscomp. anag. & lit.
285BOYFRIEND (Misprints)SecondYou find mangled body and infer it might be slainswain; anag.
1975-1976
203BOGYVHCHe might be busy when the game’s up for you and mego (rev.) for us in busy
169THUGGEEVHCThis could have made Gurdwara’s head in grip peg outG in hug in tee & lit.
156OMBROPHOBOUSVHCTramp finds shelter in pub’s room in storm – such can’t bear to get soakedhobo in anag.
1973-1974
97TREBUCHETVHCNote upset youngster – he is got round by abstainer offering a large slingre + cub (rev.) + he all in TT

 
HCs awarded to D. S. Nagle
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1988-1989
  869 HOLD-UPS
  868 ROLAND (2 clues + def. of contents) (Parcels)
  849 VISITE
  840 SONDE
 
1987-1988
  827 MICKEY-TAKING
  809 DOLCE VITA
  805 LITOTES
  796 UPHOLSTERY
  788 CROW
 
1986-1987
  770 HERMITS
  766 GUBBINS
  764 CHILDERMAS
 
1985-1986
  731 STRING
  727 WELL-TO-DO
  714 MOTE
  696 ANTIMNEMONIC
  688 CUCURBITAL
 
1984-1985
  675 CONSTERNATE
  670 TURNIP-FLEA
  653 INTERNUNCIO
  631 INTERLOCK
 
1983-1984
  622 SIMP (Printer’s Devilry)
  590 MINEVER
  585 FLABELLIFORM
  581 SPADROON def. MAVERICK (Wrong Number)
 
1982-1983
  568 TETHER (Printer’s Devilry)
  559 EMBASE
  552 NOURICE-FEE
  547 GLEEMAN
  534 DODGEM
 
1981-1982
  525 PABOUCHE
  521 ATTITUDINISE
  513 ETYMOLOGICON
  506 ELANET (Printer’s Devilry)
  504 SIMMENTHALER
  500 BEFOOL (two extra Ds) (Extra Letter)
  486 JUMPED-UP
  473 HERRING-BONE
 
1980-1981
  464 SIMKIN
  456 BALADINE
  454 CHRISTMAS BOX
 
1979-1980
  419 RAMILLIES
  410 CUL-DE-SAC
  406 BOIL
  404 CANDLE-HOLDER (Spoonerisms)
  401 GO-AHEAD
  388 ALEXIPHARMIC
  371 GRADIN
 
1978-1979
  340 BOOKSIE
  332 NUT-CASE
  323 (C)U(C)KOO (Letters Latent)
  319 PODESTA
 
1977-1978
  306 DICKENS
  301 TROLLOPISH
  298 NOSER
  294 HUMECT
  267 MORRIS-DANCE
  259 TRANSIRE
 
1976-1977
  243 OLYMPIC
  238 CRAMBOJINGLE
  234 HOROSCOPIST
  221 PADDY-WHACK
 
1975-1976
  200 The Extra Guest (minus CC) (Letters Latent)
  195 SHILLY-SHALLY
  190 CASSANDRA
  183 PICKLE
  174 EPEOLATRY
  165 Lance, pompano, bonito, porbeagle, thornback, menhaden, albacore, huso (Anagram)
  161 ANCON
 
1974-1975
  152 ENAMORADO / ESCLANDRE (Right and Left)
  135 GABIONADE
  130 EADISH (Printer’s Devilry)
  123 SCATTERGOOD
 
1973-1974
  100 CENTENARIAN
  92 BRAINWASH
  53 ALEXANDERS
 


Annual Honours record of D. S. Nagle
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1988-19890 1 4
1987-19880 3 5
1986-19870 1 3
1985-19860 0 5
1984-19850 1 4
1983-19840 2 4
1982-19830 2 5
1981-19821 (0, 1, 0) 0 8
1980-19810 2 3
1979-19800 1 7
1978-19790 2 4
1977-19781 (0, 1, 0) 1 5
1976-19770 0 4
1975-19760 3 7
1974-19750 0 4
1973-19740 1 3