Clues written by Mrs M. J. Cansfield
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Mrs M. J. Cansfield49124616752Apr 1956Mar 201356y 11mMrs J. Cansfield
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 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2009-2010
1945PRISONVHCCan leaders in parliament really imagine such overheads necessary?first letters
2007-2008
1884FREELOADERVHCHe’ll hang on for dear life if thrown out, struggling to conserve energye in anag. less if
1879LITTER BASKETVHCGiven title ‘Baker St Irregular’, I help to keep place tidyanag.; ref. S. Holmes stories
1871FAIRY GOLDVHCThis changes into dry foliage – no end of change?anag. less e, & lit.
1849AUXESISVHCUSA confused about uprising in Congress? That’s an exaggerationi’ sex (all rev.) in anag.
1840W(I)NN(I)E-THE-POOH (Letters Latent)VHCHope, now and then, for change in anencephalic characteranag.; ‘a Bear of Very Little Brain’
2006-2007
1784TEARAWAYVHCGet weary at a thrash, and drop offanag.; tear away; get n.
2005-2006
1746ENTOMICVHCEpithet given to microlepidoptera, wholly or in parthidden
1733PALESTRAVHCSoldier has to pay attention once within training establishmentlest in para
2002-2003
1606TEOSINTE / INTELSAT (Overlaps)VHCThis helps viewers to see ITN broadcastanag.
1596GENISTA (Definition of Anagram)VHCGeats fashioned to admit metalingates; Ni in anag., & lit.
2001-2002
1524INGRATITUDEVHCLack of appreciation, being deprived of love – I get around it somehowanag. less 0
2000-2001
1515SNIDEVHCTin fish employed with injurious intentSn ide, torpedo
1999-2000
1463REVERSIONALVHCGinger ale in ‘Rover’s Return’ may be so describedanag.; ginger vb.
1998-1999
1380RAPPORT (Misprints)VHCCharge penny a piece for confectionrap p ort; connection
1995-1996
1234AVANT-PROPOSVHCPreliminary approval’s not forthcoming without a bit of lobbyinganag. less l
1232The world is too much with us; late and soon (Anagram)VHCAt Christmas, should we do without Noel? No! 
1212HILDINGVHCBit of lard used in basting chickenl in hiding
1994-1995
1190DENARIUSVHCIt’s translated as ‘penny’ or, in U.S.A., ‘red’anag.
1992-1993
1069(P)OSTICHE (Headpieces)VHCIn German it’s ‘ersatz’ – ‘echt’ is opposite in meaninganag. in Boche
1990-1991
969BUNTERVHCIn fine garb you can not describe her as drablast letters
952STAR (Spoonerisms)VHCTea-shop’s bill has egg onshe tops; ’s tar
1987-1988
809DOLCE VITAVHCBit of earth shifted back to show path with primrosesclod (rev.) + Evita
1981-1982
506ELANET (Printer’s Devilry)VHCPa often took Th/omas home when they were courting 
1980-1981
454CHRISTMAS BOXVHCSomehow its charms strike a note (if you’re lucky) of seasonal appreciationanag. + box
426MISL(E)ADING (Letters Latent)ThirdSeducing in a sports car is romance with a capital Ris Ladin in MG
1979-1980
384OUTSPREADINGVHCVarious points argued in broadcastanag.
1978-1979
358UPSTART def. NON-TERM (Wrong Number)VHCNew-fangled parts break – do without thembreak; anag. in ut
349ODDCOMESHORTVHCA mixture of smooth and corded material useful for patchworkanag.
332NUT-CASEFirstFruit with skin could be called bananasnut case
1977-1978
285BOYFRIEND (Misprints)VHCJugged or fined by beakbeau; anag.
1976-1977
250Stands the church clock at ten to three? (Anagram)VHCThou setter! CCL bath concerted thanks! 
249RUDOLPH THE REINDEERVHCNo ruddier helper there is in a foganag. & lit.
1975-1976
187POWDERING-TUBVHCOld sweater got up new – bird looks differentanag.
174EPEOLATRYVHCBreaking parole, yet honouring wordsanag.
1973-1974
79SLAPSTICKVHCFound within the confines of St. James’ Park – plastic explosive device designed to produce a dramatic banganag. in S——k
70GESTAPO (Misprints)VHCForeign policy established in General Assembly’s lower chamberpolice; est. in GA + po
62SOLITAIRESVHCDiamonds induce nymphet, short of capital, to accept daddies’ embrace(L)olita in sires
53ALEXANDERSVHCKex and lex are confusingly similar at firstanag. + s
1972-1973
31KITCHENDOMVHCCook’s world tour starts off, with him on deck outside, wavinganag. incl. t
Ximenes competitions
1970-1971
1158ELEPHANT-SEALVHCBeing largely used to the sea, the seaplane crashed on a short lakeanag. + l
1969-1970
1071ORACLE (Printer’s Devilry)VHCMy govern/ment, father, would never allow corporal punishment 
1968-1969
1036CORONETEDVHCIn the middle of two retrenched beds, viola comes up like lords and ladiestenor (rev.) in co(t, b)ed
1965-1966
902WINCOPIPEVHCIt opened wide in nice conditions; otherwise, perhaps, it pointed earthwardsinitial letters, & lit.
868DANDER / TOUPEE (Right and Left)VHCTo smear with tar, we hear, is a remedy in cases of alopecia, and in the early stages of dermatitis and dandruff‘to pay’; d and der(matitis); pay2
1964-1965
817WYLIE-COATSThirdCanny sounding layers of rails on Scottish sleepers‘wily’ coats; rail5
1962-1963
717STAR-MAN (Misprints)VHCAstral body? He’s only been astral onceastray; star man
1959-1960
547STORMYVHCPassionate marine gets caught in amorous sport, chasing one of the W.R.N.S.(WRN)S + RM in toy
1956-1957
430GAMIN (Printer’s Devilry)VHCHave your pick and shovel handy when you di/e 

 
HCs awarded to Mrs M. J. Cansfield
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2012-2013
  2126 DESPERATE
 
2010-2011
  2023 CHAMBRANLE
 
2009-2010
  1979 FAR-OUT
  1975 SEPTENTRIONAL
  1958 HANGDOG
 
2008-2009
  1914 VE(S)TAL (Letters Latent)
  1897 WASH-OUT
 
2007-2008
  1858 HUMONGOUS
  1856 LITAS (Printer’s Devilry)
  1853 ANTIQUITARIAN
 
2006-2007
  1814 HIPSTER
  1804 CLOTHES SENSE (Spoonerisms)
  1801 RUSE DE GUERRE
  1797 HEART
  1788 ETHEREAL OILS
 
2005-2006
  1779 NEWIE (misprint of U) (Misprints)
  1775 ROUGH-AND-READY
  1766 GEST (Printer’s Devilry)
  1762 DUDDERY
  1753 DIAGONAL
  1750 PLOUGHMAN
  1741 LORD NELSON
 
2004-2005
  1715 RELEASE / RASPING (Right and Left)
  1700 FIVE-O’CLOCK SHADOW
  1694 MISINTERPRET
  1685 MINO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1680 PILLOW-CUP
 
2003-2004
  1667 CLARINI
  1659 SCAREDY-CAT
  1654 CRESCENT / ENTHRALS (Overlaps)
  1646 BLACK
  1637 AMNESIC
  1633 EMPATRON / WINTERLY (Right and Left)
 
2002-2003
  1615 RUGATE
  1611 LEISLER
  1593 MANSUETE
  1585 SHIATSU
  1580 MARGENT def. BEETLES (Wrong Number)
  1576 FACADE
  1572 SHIELD-MAY
 
2001-2002
  1567 QUEEN
  1550 MEMORITER
  1546 TRANSPARENT
  1544 PATROL (with jumble of RAPTORES) (Christmas Devilry)
  1533 MASTER-MARINER
 
2000-2001
  1506 BARE(-)BONES
  1485 BOURSE / TIFOSO (Right and Left)
  1472 TORAN (Printer’s Devilry)
  1467 CANAPÉ
 
1999-2000
  1459 GREATEST (Spoonerisms)
  1450 PRETENDANT
  1439 JOHN CANOE
  1428 CRICETID
 
1997-1998
  1351 NEATEN (Printer’s Devilry)
  1322 CARPET
 
1996-1997
  1303 PONIARD
  1300 OXFORD (extra O) (Extra Letter)
  1268 ARGIE-BARGIE
  1264 TREDRILLE / FERVOROUS (Right and Left)
 
1995-1996
  1255 CATAFALCO
  1250 SONEOCARDIA (STENOCARDIA) (Ten to One)
  1247 PREDICANT
  1229 GRUPPETTO
  1216 CHAPERON
 
1994-1995
  1194 DONET
  1180 COLD TURKEY
  1174 DINGLE-DANGLE
  1161 ADIAPHORON
  1156 TERPSICHOREAN
  1152 PARACETAMOL
 
1992-1993
  1084 PIERCEABLE / SALESGIRL (DLM)
  1078 KIRBEH
  1048 GALLOPADE
 
1991-1992
  1043 PESTO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1039 TOLERABLE
  1034 BURLAP
  1026 LET-OFF
  1021 BEARD
  1000 ONE THOUSAND
  995 STASIMA (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1990-1991
  972 Anagram of 28 letters (Anagram)
  965 EARBASH def. NECKLET (Wrong Number)
  961 WAVESON
  943 BARAGOUIN
 
1988-1989
  887 MONSTER
  869 HOLD-UPS
  866 NECTAREOUS
  849 VISITE
  840 SONDE
 
1987-1988
  835 PROSAICAL
  831 COOLABAH (Spoonerisms)
  816 POTLACH (with extra O in word) (Extra letter)
  814 SPOUSAGE
 
1986-1987
  783 CAMPESINO
  764 CHILDERMAS
  750 SALMAGUNDY (THLMAGUY/OULMAGUY) (750 themed clue)
 
1985-1986
  701 BALUSTRADE
 
1983-1984
  600 Into the jaws of Death / Into the mouth of Hell (Anagram)
 
1981-1982
  525 PABOUCHE
  517 IMMORTELLE
  508 POSTURE-MAKER
  491 SEVENTY-EIGHT
  473 HERRING-BONE
 
1980-1981
  460 SWOOP
  447 URTICARIA / APOGRAPHS (Right and Left)
  430 TEGULA
  423 ACCOUTRE
 
1979-1980
  397 BIJOUTERIE (Misprints)
  379 SCYTHEMAN
  375 SPREATHE
 
1978-1979
  362 SEA-SOLDIER
  352 FAIRY LIGHTS
  323 (C)U(C)KOO (Letters Latent)
 
1977-1978
  306 DICKENS
  276 AMTRACK
  272 MALAGUETTA
  267 MORRIS-DANCE
 
1976-1977
  221 PADDY-WHACK
  216 SCANTITY
 
1975-1976
  200 The Extra Guest (minus CC) (Letters Latent)
  169 THUGGEE
 
1974-1975
  143 Jingle for BALTHAZAR, MELCHIOR, CASPAR (A jingle)
 
1973-1974
  100 CENTENARIAN
  88 BLOOMERY
 
1972-1973
  27 VINEGAR
  23 SCLERODERMIC
  1 ORGIAST
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1115 FLESH-POTTERY
 
1968-1969
  1054 PINACOTHECA
  1045 SPLIT / MOUTH (Right and Left)
  1039 TEGMEN def. LEGION (Wrong Number)
  1032 TENONER (Printer’s Devilry)
  1019 DISCORD (Misprints)
  1010 MOTORIST
 
1967-1968
  1002 PILLAGE
  987 THING (Printer’s Devilry)
  967 CREMOSIN
  962 PALING
 
1966-1967
  949 BROWSING
  920 ARISTATE (Printer’s Devilry)
  911 DRAGON
 
1965-1966
  898 POCHARD
  890 DEBENTURE
 
1964-1965
  843 PRISTINE
  825 COACHES
 
1963-1964
  804 DETRUNCATE
  800 Charlemagne, Emperor of the West (Anagram)
  782 SWELL
  780 NOBLEST (and Eximenamination)
  773 FIT-OUT
 
1962-1963
  730 ARCH-PIRATE
  728 ALDERMA(N) (N’s missing in def.) (Letters Latent)
  712 RHEUMATICKY
 
1961-1962
  686 FEMALE
  682 PARAMOUR / CHIN (Right and Left)
  678 TESSELLATED
  660 RUBBER (Misprints)
  647 MADCAP
 
1960-1961
  608 CUSTOMER
 
1959-1960
  578 GATHERED def. LEVANTER (Wrong Number)
  573 SCAPEGALLOWS
  571 PESTER
  569 PROPOSAL
  555 JURYWOMAN
 
1956-1957
  417 SINECURE
  412 SERVIETTE
 
1955-1956
  382 ABSTAIN
 


Annual Honours record of Mrs M. J. Cansfield
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2012-20130 0 1
 
2010-20110 0 1
2009-20100 1 3
2008-20090 0 2
2007-20080 5 3 15
2006-20070 1 5
2005-20060 2 7
2004-20050 0 5
2003-20040 0 6
2002-20030 2 7
2001-20020 1 5
2000-20010 1 4
1999-20000 1 4
1998-19990 1 0
1997-19980 0 2
1996-19970 0 4
1995-19960 2 5
1994-19950 1 6
 
1992-19930 1 3
1991-19920 0 7
1990-19910 2 4
 
1988-19890 0 5
1987-19880 1 4
1986-19870 0 3
1985-19860 0 1
 
1983-19840 0 1
 
1981-19820 1 5
1980-19811 (0, 0, 1) 1 4
1979-19800 1 3
1978-19791 (1, 0, 0) 2 3 15
1977-19780 1 4
1976-19770 2 2
1975-19760 2 2
1974-19750 0 1
1973-19740 4 2 22
1972-19730 1 3
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 1 1
1969-19700 1 0
1968-19690 1 6
1967-19680 0 4
1966-19670 0 3
1965-19660 2 2
1964-19651 (0, 0, 1) 0 2
1963-19640 0 5
1962-19630 1 3
1961-19620 0 5
1960-19610 0 1
1959-19600 1 5
 
1956-19570 1 2
1955-19560 0 1