Clues written by E. M. Holroyd
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E. M. Holroyd3013262934Jun 1977Mar 200123y 9mF. M. Holroyd
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2000-2001
1502RAPPELVHCKing’s call with only one answer?R + appe(a)l, & lit.
1995-1996
1238ELASTIN (Printer’s Devilry)VHCI shriek if, e/g, I’ve sat on a bee! 
1232The world is too much with us; late and soon (Anagram)VHCNow dosh-mad toil with nature loses touch. 
1229GRUPPETTOVHCOrnament opening bagatelle perhaps?i.e. B, A, G, A
1216CHAPERONVHCCrone, possibly, restricting contingence once?hap in anag. & lit.; contingence = contact
1212HILDINGVHCHe’s first in escape, displacing women?h for w in wilding, & lit.
1207EPOCH-MARKINGVHCLike Virgil’s epic? It sends Homer packinganag.; ref. The Aeneid, celebrating the founding of Rome
1994-1995
1200Nine letter word (C and T latent) (Letters Latent)VHCBatting a very long time, changing ends – cricket can be restricted hereINSE(CT)ARY; in + years changing ends
1186GRISELDASecondShe’s one ill-treated? Also resignedcomp. anag. & lit.
1181SLADEVHCIt’s ground about right for aldersanag. less r, & lit.
1981-1982
495CACOETHESVHCBad company teaches – this?anag. incl. co. & lit.
1980-1981
460SWOOPVHCLeads to sudden winged onslaught on prey?first letters
454CHRISTMAS BOXVHCIts charm’s set off on a treeanag. + box, & lit.
447URTICARIA / APOGRAPHS (Right and Left)VHCRash modification of repeated air – cut a page, turn over, scrambling unfinished phrase – photocopies needed?anag. air, air, cut; a, p, go (rev.) + anag. phras(e)
439LINGA (Printer’s Devilry)VHCMens sana…? That’s nonsense – I’m fee/ble-bodied and feeble-minded 
434JARDINIÈREVHCType of vessel – with fancy reed in one?jar + anag. incl I, & lit.
423ACCOUTREThirdPrepare one to receive cut or hit?anag. in ace & lit.
1979-1980
410CUL-DE-SACVHCMight turning quarry lose seconds herec(o)uld + c(h)ase (rev.) & lit.
401GO-AHEADSecondOne may get less so from age and lose dashcomp. anag. & lit.
397BIJOUTERIE (Misprints)VHCSurface covered by mounting refuse – in other words, tripperyfrippery; outer in jib (rev.) i.e.
371GRADINVHCBefore the day, taken in by a smile-what lies beyond the altar?a.d. in grin; marriage
1978-1979
366MONKEY-SHINEVHCA dark blotch – swarm’s in sight, making hummonk + shin in eye
352FAIRY LIGHTSVHCAnswer may be mesa in transfigured fir, saylight in anag., & lit.
336ELF-ARROW / CUTHBERT (Right and Left)VHCOne that does not work could be chert but trouble after erratic flare indicates flintanag.; anag. + row
332NUT-CASEVHCFruit covering cakenut case
327HEMLOCKFirstNo sensation above knee now – what has tumbler in it?hem lock & lit.
314MERIL (Spoonerisms)VHCNone of the wine men would make a milerone … nine; anag.
1977-1978
306DICKENSVHCAny trading with him could give you a darn sticky endingcomp. anag. & lit.; ref. Faust, etc.
300SLINK-BUTCHERVHCHis seasonable offering may cause complaint: awkward b—, cluers think!anag.; s = to be seasoned
272MALAGUETTAVHCCould it be a glutamate? It’s pepper, not salt!anag.

 
HCs awarded to E. M. Holroyd
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1996-1997
  1290 NITERIE
 
1995-1996
  1225 CURRY
  1220 CASSANDRA
  1203 CLERICALISM
 
1994-1995
  1194 DONET
  1190 DENARIUS
 
1992-1993
  1084 PIERCEABLE / SALESGIRL (DLM)
  1069 (P)OSTICHE (Headpieces)
  1056 ENTRAIN def. ASTHORE (Wrong Number)
 
1991-1992
  1039 TOLERABLE
  1026 LET-OFF
 
1989-1990
  908 INDIGO (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1983-1984
  600 Into the jaws of Death / Into the mouth of Hell (Anagram)
 
1981-1982
  506 ELANET (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1980-1981
  469 APLUSTRE
  464 SIMKIN
  426 MISL(E)ADING (Letters Latent)
 
1979-1980
  419 RAMILLIES
  406 BOIL
  404 CANDLE-HOLDER (Spoonerisms)
  388 ALEXIPHARMIC
  384 OUTSPREADING
  375 SPREATHE
 
1978-1979
  354 SHEER-HULK
  340 BOOKSIE
  323 (C)U(C)KOO (Letters Latent)
 
1977-1978
  310 STERNFAST
  301 TROLLOPISH
  276 AMTRACK
 


Annual Honours record of E. M. Holroyd
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YearPrizes
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VHCsHCsPosition
2000-20010 1 0
 
1996-19970 0 1
1995-19960 6 3 13
1994-19951 (0, 1, 0) 2 2 18
 
1992-19930 0 3
1991-19920 0 2
 
1989-19900 0 1
 
1983-19840 0 1
 
1981-19820 1 1
1980-19811 (0, 0, 1) 5 3 7
1979-19801 (0, 1, 0) 3 6 16
1978-19791 (1, 0, 0) 5 3 7
1977-19780 3 3