Clues written by L. J. Davenport
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L. J. Davenport1701163918Jun 1983Sep 200522y 3mL. Davenport
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2005-2006
1737ANIMUSVHC‘Metal’ musicians rocking, so abandonedanag. less sic
2002-2003
1606TEOSINTE / INTELSAT (Overlaps)VHCListen in dismay to what Americans might stockpile in silosanag. + at
2001-2002
1544PATROL (with jumble of RAPTORES) (Christmas Devilry)VHCWhat presto arrangers need to do with crisp timing on the beat (rapid one, nearly finished)pat + rol(l)
1528STROP (Spoonerisms)VHCProst proving positive in drunkenness test? (It’s applied to users before race)razors before use; anag.
2000-2001
1506BARE(-)BONESVHCOne stabber – not the first in toga – colluding. Very much the likes of ‘yond’ Cassiusanag. less t; ref. ‘J. Caesar’: ‘yond C. has a lean and hungry look’
1996-1997
1273SIPOREXVHCRix pose found to be out of order, ‘breezy’ materialanag.; breeze3
1988-1989
857REDCAP / NICETY (Right and Left)ThirdIgnore ‘Right & Left’, this refinement needs handling carefully as nitroglycerine – sort out what goes on top, it’s part of the charm!comp. anag. incl. r, l; red2 cap, charm2
853DEBACLEVHCCracking the last two letters in Scrabble! As a start, the first five are easily deployedanag. of ABCDE + le
849VISITEVHC‘Manche was avoided in my design’ – character in Ashford awaiting terminal?M = sleeve, channel; ref. D. Ashford: ‘The Young Visiters’
1987-1988
827MICKEY-TAKINGVHCA mildly sadistic diversion in The Observer Magazine – I see clues for solution with perplexity!M I c key taking
823SARBACANEVHCSA shooters stalk, maybe, holding onea in SA RB cane, & lit.
816POTLACH (with extra O in word) (Extra letter)VHCWhen it comes to present-giving, Father Christmas’s tops – house is packed from floor to ceiling!loto (rev.) in pa Ch
788CROWVHCT. Hughes’ volume is about Brown, centrallyc + (B)row(n) ref. Ted/Thomas H.
1986-1987
774VICTORINEVHCMight a variety of citron be entered here, in clapped-out attempt to win a prize?anag. in vie & lit.
1983-1984
622SIMP (Printer’s Devilry)VHCApril hoaxe/r, one to be deceived by. More fool me! 
610DOUBLETHINKVHCKarate – this splitting in two leads to divided mentalityi.e. ka = double, rate = think
581SPADROON def. MAVERICK (Wrong Number)VHCPinch a driver in the golf club – duel ensuespinch; a dr. in spoon

 
HCs awarded to L. J. Davenport
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2003-2004
  1667 CLARINI
  1648 MAGIC LANTERN
  1646 BLACK
  1633 EMPATRON / WINTERLY (Right and Left)
 
2002-2003
  1596 GENISTA (Definition of Anagram)
  1580 MARGENT def. BEETLES (Wrong Number)
  1576 FACADE
  1572 SHIELD-MAY
 
2001-2002
  1567 QUEEN
  1563 SLYBOOTS
  1559 THEOLOGASTER
  1554 PEARL
  1550 MEMORITER
  1546 TRANSPARENT
  1541 CHUPRASSY
  1537 CAFTAN
  1533 MASTER-MARINER
 
2000-2001
  1511 DEEP-SEATED
  1502 RAPPEL
 
1994-1995
  1186 GRISELDA
 
1988-1989
  882 DOSSIER
  878 MOUSEPIECE
  869 HOLD-UPS
  862 OFF-AND-ON
 
1987-1988
  835 PROSAICAL
  809 DOLCE VITA
  801 LINCHET
  796 UPHOLSTERY
 
1986-1987
  783 CAMPESINO
  779 MISSING LINK
 
1984-1985
  644 EASY STREET (or STAPELIA)
  631 INTERLOCK
 
1980-1981
  464 SIMKIN
 
1979-1980
  393 INTRACARDIAC
  384 OUTSPREADING
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1965-1966
  878 ENTOMOSTRACA
 
1964-1965
  832 PENNY-WISE (Misprints)
  825 COACHES
  821 SOMERSET
 


Annual Honours record of L. J. Davenport
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2005-20060 1 0
 
2003-20040 0 4
2002-20030 1 4
2001-20020 2 9
2000-20010 1 2
 
1996-19970 1 0
 
1994-19950 0 1
 
1988-19891 (0, 0, 1) 2 4 22
1987-19880 4 4 17
1986-19870 1 2
 
1984-19850 0 2
1983-19840 3 0
 
1980-19810 0 1
1979-19800 0 2
 
Ximenes competitions
1965-19660 0 1
1964-19650 0 3