Clues written by A. W. Hill
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A. W. Hill1101104212Mar 1982Feb 199512y 11m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1994-1995
1161ADIAPHORONVHCRepeatedly shunned by Society, sacked parson said: ‘Oh, it doesn’t really matter’anag. less S, S
1992-1993
1069(P)OSTICHE (Headpieces)VHCOde’s ruined with insertion of line that’s poetic shamstich in anag.
1988-1989
882DOSSIERVHCMisuse of steroids? There’s no end of it in the papersanag. less t
849VISITEVHCA cape one’s seen in views of GenoaI in vine,
1987-1988
816POTLACH (with extra O in word) (Extra letter)VHCIt’s time for a bean-feast – pile up hot fuel under cauldronpot + H coal (rev.
801LINCHETVHCBalk at church getting involved in ‘irregular’ servicein Ch in let
1986-1987
779MISSING LINKVHCFailure to catch connection one assumed to have existed2 meanings
762OBELISEVHCCast doubt on whether German’s dedicatee of popular piano pieceob (G. = whether) + Elise; ref. E. German & ‘Für Elise’
1984-1985
666Any word; subsidiary indication omits an animal (Beasts)ThirdScore at Murrayfield provided something to whet the appetite(ape)rit if
662BARGE-COUPLEVHCChevron’s just right – shove a litre in the old chariot!barge + l in coupé
1983-1984
585FLABELLIFORMVHCFollowing marker, after making about turn marines fanned outf label LIFO RM

 
HCs awarded to A. W. Hill
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1994-1995
  1186 GRISELDA
  1156 TERPSICHOREAN
  1152 PARACETAMOL
 
1993-1994
  1143 DEATH (Printer’s Devilry)
  1128 CHRISTMAS PRESENT
  1117 STAMNOS (3 Consecutive Letters)
 
1992-1993
  1095 STINK
  1091 SAPSAGO (Spoonerisms)
  1084 PIERCEABLE / SALESGIRL (DLM)
  1078 KIRBEH
  1076 PARLOUR GAMES
  1074 DEMIREP
  1065 TANDOORI
  1056 ENTRAIN def. ASTHORE (Wrong Number)
  1048 GALLOPADE
 
1991-1992
  1026 LET-OFF
  1024 PRESENT (3 defs + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)
  1021 BEARD
  1017 SCHAPSKA / PEARMAIN (Right and Left)
 
1990-1991
  987 IRON CURTAIN
  972 Anagram of 28 letters (Anagram)
  956 SPEAR-SIDE
  952 STAR (Spoonerisms)
 
1989-1990
  908 INDIGO (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1988-1989
  868 ROLAND (2 clues + def. of contents) (Parcels)
 
1987-1988
  827 MICKEY-TAKING
  809 DOLCE VITA
  792 DISTHENE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1986-1987
  764 CHILDERMAS
  757 ETHEROMANIAC (Misprints)
  740 ESCADRILLE
 
1985-1986
  731 STRING
  727 WELL-TO-DO
  701 BALUSTRADE
 
1984-1985
  631 INTERLOCK
 
1983-1984
  615 HISTORIETTE
  603 FIGULINE
  600 Into the jaws of Death / Into the mouth of Hell (Anagram)
 
1982-1983
  572 SNAKE-OIL
  564 PARAMENT
  538 INGRAIN
 
1981-1982
  517 IMMORTELLE
 


Annual Honours record of A. W. Hill
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1994-19950 1 3
1993-19940 0 3
1992-19930 1 9
1991-19920 0 4
1990-19910 0 4
1989-19900 0 1
1988-19890 2 1
1987-19880 2 3
1986-19870 2 3
1985-19860 0 3
1984-19851 (0, 0, 1) 1 1
1983-19840 1 3
1982-19830 0 3
1981-19820 0 1