Clues written by H. S. Mason
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H. S. Mason1502138917Sep 1954Apr 199237y 7m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1990-1991
952STAR (Spoonerisms)VHCDream upon a desert island retiring – not I!prima donna; rat (I)s (rev.)
1989-1990
904VOETGANGERThirdOld Queen about to engage gay footmananag. in VR
900(C)HARLATANIS(M) (Letters Latent)VHCBluff hard Australians whipped us outanag. less us
1987-1988
823SARBACANEVHCA sabre can bust an arm with a deadly blowanag.
809DOLCE VITAVHCCasanova’s skirts loved it madly!anag. incl. C,a, & lit.
1984-1985
670TURNIP-FLEAVHCI adore leaf cooked under timerturnip + anag.
635ROSEMARYThirdKind of red Queen, once, to produce seasoning for cookrose Mary; ref. Alice in Wonderland Ch. VIII
1976-1977
247FLIVVERVHCFlop viva dropping vowels in flutterv(i)v(a) in flier; flutter = gamble
1975-1976
190CASSANDRAVHCSays ‘Beware’ and Caesar’s troubled – third of Ides goneanag. less e
1973-1974
79SLAPSTICKVHCLaughter making skit – claps all over the placeanag.
1972-1973
43A neologism (Neologisms)VHC CHIVERBLOCKF
Ximenes competitions
1968-1969
1019DISCORD (Misprints)VHCUnderworld rope makes infernal noosenoise; Dis cord
1967-1968
1002PILLAGEVHCRobbery with violence: one remedy—a long stretchpill age
975HALEVHCSound of health formerly and still sound of health2 defs.; hail2, obs.
1966-1967
941HYPODERMICVHCCrack my cipher do, before you get the needleanag.; ref. Playfair

 
HCs awarded to H. S. Mason
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1991-1992
  1039 TOLERABLE
  1024 PRESENT (3 defs + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)
  1021 BEARD
  1017 SCHAPSKA / PEARMAIN (Right and Left)
 
1990-1991
  965 EARBASH def. NECKLET (Wrong Number)
  961 WAVESON
  947 SHOULDER-SLIP
  943 BARAGOUIN
 
1989-1990
  939 A-PER-SE / ESCROC (Right and Left)
  930 SABULOSE
  908 INDIGO (Printer’s Devilry)
  891 CAT
 
1988-1989
  882 DOSSIER
  878 MOUSEPIECE
  874 BLUESTOCKING
  857 REDCAP / NICETY (Right and Left)
  853 DEBACLE
  840 SONDE
 
1987-1988
  835 PROSAICAL
  788 CROW
 
1986-1987
  774 VICTORINE
  762 OBELISE
  744 SKIRL-IN-THE-PAN / COFFEE-DISEASE (Right and Left)
  740 ESCADRILLE
  735 MALIGN
 
1985-1986
  722 SUPERNACULUM
  714 MOTE
  709 GINGER
  701 BALUSTRADE
  688 CUCURBITAL
  683 BANISH
 
1984-1985
  675 CONSTERNATE
  666 Any word; subsidiary indication omits an animal (Beasts)
  662 BARGE-COUPLE
  640 MACHETE
 
1983-1984
  627 AMBIENT
  603 FIGULINE
  594 DOINGS
  585 FLABELLIFORM
 
1981-1982
  504 SIMMENTHALER
  500 BEFOOL (two extra Ds) (Extra Letter)
  473 HERRING-BONE
 
1980-1981
  430 TEGULA
  423 ACCOUTRE
 
1979-1980
  410 CUL-DE-SAC
  401 GO-AHEAD
  384 OUTSPREADING
 
1978-1979
  340 BOOKSIE
  327 HEMLOCK
  319 PODESTA
 
1977-1978
  306 DICKENS
 
1976-1977
  255 ROYAL SILVER JUBILEE
  249 RUDOLPH THE REINDEER
  229 METRICATE
  225 VALETA
 
1975-1976
  203 BOGY
  187 POWDERING-TUB
  178 A(U)G(U)ST (Letters Latent)
  169 THUGGEE
  156 OMBROPHOBOUS
 
1974-1975
  152 ENAMORADO / ESCLANDRE (Right and Left)
  139 PIEPOWDER
  123 SCATTERGOOD
  118 OPERETTIST (Misprints)
 
1973-1974
  100 CENTENARIAN
  84 MIRLIGOES / ILL-OMENED (Right and Left)
  70 GESTAPO (Misprints)
  66 NONSENSE
  57 MINARET (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1972-1973
  36 CRUSADER
  18 EPIGONE
  10 LINGERIE
  1 ORGIAST
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1145 GENIPAP
  1140 CALLOUS
  1135 HILAIRE BELLOC
  1119 RONDE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1969-1970
  1093 MARTINET
 
1968-1969
  1049 SLANGWHANGER
 
1967-1968
  984 Word containing a first name (Anonymous)
  971 MAGOTPIE / ANECDOTE (Right and Left)
 
1966-1967
  945 OBLITERATE
  936 MINI SKIRTS
  935 MALAPROP
  929 AMPHITHEATRE
  907 SORITES (Misprints)
 
1964-1965
  847 FRENETICAL
 
1963-1964
  760 METAMORPHOSE
 
1954 (2)
  302 MARTIN
 


Annual Honours record of H. S. Mason
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YearPrizes
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VHCsHCsPosition
1991-19920 0 4
1990-19910 1 4
1989-19901 (0, 0, 1) 1 4
1988-19890 0 6
1987-19880 2 2
1986-19870 0 5
1985-19860 0 6
1984-19851 (0, 0, 1) 1 4
1983-19840 0 4
 
1981-19820 0 3
1980-19810 0 2
1979-19800 0 3
1978-19790 0 3
1977-19780 0 1
1976-19770 1 4
1975-19760 1 5
1974-19750 0 4
1973-19740 1 5
1972-19730 1 4
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 0 4
1969-19700 0 1
1968-19690 1 1
1967-19680 2 2
1966-19670 1 5
 
1964-19650 0 1
1963-19640 0 1
 
1954 (2)0 0 1