Clues written by Dr A. J. Varney
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Dr A. J. Varney1600164116Apr 1998Oct 201820y 6mA. Varney
A. J. Varney
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2018-2019
2417ALTARAGE / PROPOSAL (Right and Left)VHCParish offering alternative adult party so lap dancing hustler’s heading programmealt A rage; pro + anag.
2015-2016
2300MISHMASHVHCA little accident, spending a penny – the result of lots of water with meal (pie)mish(a p) + mash
2270FENESTRAVHCChange for fare home consumed – hole in the wall requirednest in anag.
2261GANGSTERLANDVHCWhere crime rules, you may see gaol emptied and outside street bathed in bloodst in anger in g, l and; see blood in C.
2257BUST-UP / PIT-PAT (Right and Left)VHCReturn to station by public transport – scrap car repair place has run out of part needed to resolve possible pinkingbus + put (rev.); pit + pa(r)t
2011-2012
2045CATENATEVHCChain letter penned by malicious woman caused anxietyen in cat ate
2010-2011
2012BLOATINGVHCPound Sterling’s restrained by activity between banks, perhaps, partially curing inflationL in boating; 2 defs.
1992FOULARDVHCFine stuff to wrap around you, covering head(y)ou in f lard, & lit.
2009-2010
1967SUBORDINATELYVHCThus I’d run and obey Lieutenant as orderlyanag. incl. Lt, & lit.
1960NGANA (3 defs + letter mixture) (Parcels)VHCSleeping sickness, a disease caused by tsetse flies, remains a giant encumbranceRESTING ANAEMIA
1945PRISONVHCWherein, for character facing purgatory, ordinary would have supplied prayercf. orison; see ordinary (n); & lit.
1940SCANT def. SNEAP (Wrong Number)VHCScotsman’s merry after nip of Scotch? Hardly!S + cant; nip
2008-2009
1918PALAMPOREVHCMalaprop’s ‘flawed’ Eastern bedcover?anag. + E; cf. ‘flowered’
1910BARPERSONVHCPC server, prone to crash, stalling seconds after savingbar + s in anag.
1901SANITISEVHCThree sit in a sunlounger – lying back it splits clean throughhidden rev.
2007-2008
1853ANTIQUITARIANVHCNot one relating to New Age environs, encompassing computers, etc?n’t I in Aquarian incl IT, & lit.

 
HCs awarded to Dr A. J. Varney
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2016-2017
  2356 PUBLIC SERVANT
  2313 PERFECT
  2309 GLOBETROTTER
 
2015-2016
  2296 IMPROPERLY
  2291 AVESTA (Printer’s Devilry)
  2265 ESPRIT FORT
 
2014-2015
  2235 CHOCK-A-BLOCK
 
2013-2014
  2183 SANGRAIL
  2174 CHARET (Printer’s Devilry)
  2161 FARRAGO
  2157 MELODRAMATIC
 
2012-2013
  2100 A STITCH IN TIME
 
2011-2012
  2058 ROBUST
  2053 PERISHER def. ESTIMATE (Wrong Number)
  2049 PARTY-POOPER
 
2010-2011
  2040 EASTER (Printer’s Devilry)
  2036 AL CONTO
  2027 THRENETICAL
  2010 A COMING OF AGE
  2006 GROAN (Spoonerisms)
  1997 FADO
 
2009-2010
  1988 PERIQUE
  1984 ORWEL(L)IAN (Doublethink)
  1979 FAR-OUT
  1975 SEPTENTRIONAL
  1958 HANGDOG
  1949 PALFRENIER
 
2008-2009
  1932 NINE-TO-FIVE
  1914 VE(S)TAL (Letters Latent)
  1888 RASTER (Printer’s Devilry)
 
2007-2008
  1884 FREELOADER
  1858 HUMONGOUS
  1845 UPBRAID
  1836 POSTHASTE
 
2006-2007
  1814 HIPSTER
  1810 HARE / POSEUR / SERINETTE (DLM)
  1797 HEART
 
2003-2004
  1659 SCAREDY-CAT
 
1999-2000
  1441 Word containing MM displaced by a bug (Millennium Bug)
  1424 HEIST
 
1997-1998
  1351 NEATEN (Printer’s Devilry)
 


Annual Honours record of Dr A. J. Varney
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2016-20170 0 3
2015-20160 3 3
2014-20150 0 1
2013-20140 0 4
2012-20130 0 1
2011-20120 1 3
2010-20110 2 6
2009-20100 4 6 27
2008-20090 3 3
2007-20080 1 4
2006-20070 0 3
 
2003-20040 0 1
 
1999-20000 0 2
 
1997-19980 0 1