Clues written by R. Abrey
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R. Abrey6006396Jun 1964Dec 198824y 6m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1984-1985
653INTERNUNCIOVHCI act for both sides in turn once I get involvedanag. & lit.
1982-1983
556SWEAL (Misprints)VHCRoast in the skin and burn goosegorse; 2 meanings
1981-1982
506ELANET (Printer’s Devilry)VHCAt the office party, one can-can (c/hic) or two? 
1975-1976
165Lance, pompano, bonito, porbeagle, thornback, menhaden, albacore, huso (Anagram)VHCBombard back-bencher, a palaeontological phenomenon (Eoanthropus) 
1973-1974
79SLAPSTICKVHCMince past in altogether? See Laurel and Hardy do it for a laughanag. in slick
Ximenes competitions
1965-1966
864PATERNALVHCThe old man’s uncommon later ’n what’s like himpa + anag.

 
HCs awarded to R. Abrey
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1988-1989
  866 NECTAREOUS
 
1987-1988
  827 MICKEY-TAKING
  796 UPHOLSTERY
  792 DISTHENE (Printer’s Devilry)
  788 CROW
 
1986-1987
  779 MISSING LINK
  774 VICTORINE
  770 HERMITS
  744 SKIRL-IN-THE-PAN / COFFEE-DISEASE (Right and Left)
 
1985-1986
  705 MUSICOTHERAPY
  683 BANISH
 
1984-1985
  666 Any word; subsidiary indication omits an animal (Beasts)
  635 ROSEMARY
 
1983-1984
  610 DOUBLETHINK
  607 CARNEY
  581 SPADROON def. MAVERICK (Wrong Number)
 
1982-1983
  576 TOP-NOTCH
  572 SNAKE-OIL
  552 NOURICE-FEE
  530 PROMETAL
 
1975-1976
  187 POWDERING-TUB
 
1974-1975
  130 EADISH (Printer’s Devilry)
  118 OPERETTIST (Misprints)
 
1973-1974
  75 GROCETERIA
  53 ALEXANDERS
 
1972-1973
  50 CORPULE(N)T (Letters Latent)
  45 NEMORAL
  43 A neologism (Neologisms)
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1969-1970
  1106 LEXICOGRAPHY
  1080 ANDROMEDA
 
1968-1969
  1049 SLANGWHANGER
  1023 CONSOLE
 
1967-1968
  989 GRENADINE
  987 THING (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1966-1967
  949 BROWSING
  941 HYPODERMIC
 
1965-1966
  900 PARAMECIA or PAREOEANS
  898 POCHARD
 
1963-1964
  804 DETRUNCATE
 


Annual Honours record of R. Abrey
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1988-19890 0 1
1987-19880 0 4
1986-19870 0 4
1985-19860 0 2
1984-19850 1 2
1983-19840 0 3
1982-19830 1 4
1981-19820 1 0
 
1975-19760 1 1
1974-19750 0 2
1973-19740 1 2
1972-19730 0 3
 
Ximenes competitions
1969-19700 0 2
1968-19690 0 2
1967-19680 0 2
1966-19670 0 2
1965-19660 1 2
 
1963-19640 0 1