Clues written by J. H. Dingwall
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J. H. Dingwall4813448652Jun 1947Aug 199447y 2mH. Dingwall
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1994-1995
1156TERPSICHOREANVHCSo Charpentier’s arrangement – of ballet music for ‘Louise’?anag.
1987-1988
792DISTHENE (Printer’s Devilry)VHCAn inescapable expense when a shoe sol/ed – to repair it 
1985-1986
701BALUSTRADEVHCDreadfully late – absurd! This entails coping with the postsanag.
1980-1981
434JARDINIÈREVHCProtective adjunct to headgear that’s right for adoption by English cricketeri.e. r in Jardine; ref. Douglas J.
1979-1980
406BOILVHCGum may get this; glue must2 meanings
375SPREATHEVHCChap starts to sweat and pants. Heater requires adjustments, p + anag.
1978-1979
362SEA-SOLDIERVHCIdeal to be lost to sight amid rambler roses? ’Twould be jolly!anag.
340BOOKSIEVHCAcceptable to be captivated by Queensberry heir? Wilde wasOK in Bosie; ref. Lord Alfred Douglas
314MERIL (Spoonerisms)VHCMiller, put out, missing first sign of leaven – one of three risks in dough?disks in row; anag. less l
1977-1978
310STERNFASTVHCStrict observance of Lent, perhaps, represents obstacle to pushing boat outstern fast
281DINOCERASVHCHad six bumps up front ages ago – does in car in crashanag.
272MALAGUETTAVHCPain and shivering lead to return of initial signs of attack – may cause sneezingmal ague + att (rev.)
263ERIACH (Printer’s Devilry)VHCIf Ev/e ill, blame it on the rapist – sad vice! 
1976-1977
243OLYMPICVHCMoscow’s beginning to get involved in intricate policy – concerning such matters?M in anag.; next O. Games
221PADDY-WHACKVHCRugby forwards gathering round a centre in middle – not clear why – evincing rage(mi)dd(le) + anag. all in pack
1973-1974
97TREBUCHETVHCAlmost tetchy, distraught, about unfinished puzzle, my shot was a bit rockyrebu(s) in anag. of tetch(y)
Ximenes competitions
1970-1971
1154CLARIONETVHCIts air may be enjoyed—could prove to be real tonicanag. & lit.
1963-1964
760METAMORPHOSEVHCTo achieve “New Look”: a little time at opening of Moscow talks, occurring in complete change of atmosphereanag. incl. Mo(scow)
1959-1960
573SCAPEGALLOWSVHCA little science applied to a contrivance for hanging enables a man to avoid due executionSc(ience) a peg allows
1957-1958
467A humorous definition (Humorous definition)VHCBUS—Vehicle in which many are transported though few with delight 
1956-1957
417SINECUREVHCMy holder doesn’t work. Confounded curse! Must have got clogged by the end of a Woodbine(Woodb)ine in anag.; W. cigarette
395SCALE-ARMOURVHCDefence admitting of no gaps—which means our putting an end to fears about Egypt’s leadersc. + E in alarm + our; ref. Suez crisis
1955-1956
382ABSTAINVHCTar leads to defilement. Don’t touch it!AB + stain
338SHE-ASSVHCWhen a female’s the sort that produces a Colt, a man requires unusual boldness for an embracehe in sass
1954 (2)
304ORLEANSVHCFamily with monarchic aspirations—though they had no valid reason for circumventing the sovereignL in anag.; ref. House of Orleans
293CABVHCAffords driver protection from rain—but maybe not from hail?2 mngs.; hail a cab
1952 (1)
190CHEQUERSVHCQuestion put briefly amidst applause in the House, which may persuade the P.M. to go to the countryQu. in cheers; ref. PM’s country residence
1951 (2)
180HESPER (Printer’s Devilry)VHCDoes Winston’s agent consider his wis/e M.P. Tory?peremptory; ref. agents in Winston C.’s Special Operations Executive
174ANACREONTICSFirstCar so ancient, it needs reconditioning. Try Cowley worksanag.; ref. Abraham C., English poet, and Cowley car plant
173HATCHINGThirdA profusion of fine, artistic lines enables the counter to get busycryptic def.; hatch3; “don’t count your chickens…”
171SERINGASVHCThey provide the raw material for erasingsanag. & lit.
170GUINEAVHCWhat may he said to go with pig? That’s the question! Pickles may supply the answer2 mngs.; ref. radio show ‘Have a Go’ with Wilfred P., offering 21s. for letters read out
169HOUSEVHCHeavenly part for a star? Or simply a performance which takes the audience in?3 defs.
168PIPS (Misprints)VHCSpits on dice and defeats rivalspots; 2 mngs.
1950 (2)
152SEA-LIONVHCAbortive operation consequent on a lesion with complicationsanag.; ref. Operation S., planned German invasion of England, 1940
150CAPILLAMENTSVHCCover diseased and unsound stamen; expose sound onescap ill + anag., & lit.
143LAMPREYVHCAm always ready to give rocks a licking—but quarry has strike on!lam + prey
1950 (1)
124BARHAM or BRAMAHThird“Battleship might have made Derby winner”—Bookmakeranag. of Bahram, Derby winner 1935; Battleship, Grand Nat. winner 1938; HMS Barham
118MARAVEDIVHCTuesday, in France: intermittent hail; in Spain, little changeave in mardi, (Fr. Tuesday)
1949 (2)
107STRAMASHVHCUnrest on the Clyde shows what harm Tass may cause by distortionanag.; ‘Red Clydeside’
106HELIOTROPEVHCYou tell me they report oil, eh? We can use some of that for turning into scenthidden (rev.)
1949 (1)
103MOSESVHCHas, and was instrumental in spreading, disease of horsesmose vb.; plagues of Egypt
100Word containing ADDINGVHCReptile lurking in rock-plant runs up lady’s legladdering; adder in ling
1948 (2)
84SHINGLE / THIRSTY (Right and Left)VHCDry? Try this cocktail. It’s an English concoction and will show what sort of a head you haveanag. of try this; anag. of English; haircut
81CHARADEVHCHow the “Charge of the Light Brigade” started and the end it had in view have always been a puzzlei.e. Char(ge … Brig)ade
79SALOMEThirdMeal so arranged requires no dressing but capersanag.
1948 (1)
66CHRISTMAS PIE or TURKEY CARPETVHCSeasonable mixture: mince ham with spice and stiranag.
1947 (2)
53SHINVHCClimb a tree! It well may be said to a Minister of the Crown!Shin(well); ref. Emanuel S., Min. of Fuel and Power

 
HCs awarded to J. H. Dingwall
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1994-1995
  1161 ADIAPHORON
 
1993-1994
  1108 GREEN
 
1989-1990
  922 REFORMADO
 
1987-1988
  814 SPOUSAGE
  805 LITOTES
  801 LINCHET
 
1986-1987
  774 VICTORINE
  770 HERMITS
  753 SHEEPDOG
 
1985-1986
  709 GINGER
 
1980-1981
  447 URTICARIA / APOGRAPHS (Right and Left)
  443 STEEPLECROWN
  439 LINGA (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1979-1980
  388 ALEXIPHARMIC
  371 GRADIN
 
1978-1979
  336 ELF-ARROW / CUTHBERT (Right and Left)
  332 NUT-CASE
 
1977-1978
  301 TROLLOPISH
  298 NOSER
  276 AMTRACK
  267 MORRIS-DANCE
 
1976-1977
  247 FLIVVER
  216 SCANTITY
  212 SURCINGLES
 
1975-1976
  200 The Extra Guest (minus CC) (Letters Latent)
  197 CAMERA (Printer’s Devilry)
  174 EPEOLATRY
 
1974-1975
  148 BALLYHOO
  130 EADISH (Printer’s Devilry)
  114 PANIC
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1162 BEAM-ENDS
  1145 GENIPAP
  1140 CALLOUS
 
1969-1970
  1080 ANDROMEDA
 
1967-1968
  967 CREMOSIN
 
1966-1967
  936 MINI SKIRTS
 
1965-1966
  890 DEBENTURE
 
1964-1965
  839 GINGER (Printer’s Devilry)
  829 FAREWELL
  825 COACHES
 
1963-1964
  790 PETER-SEE-ME (Sire and Dam)
 
1961-1962
  660 RUBBER (Misprints)
 
1960-1961
  634 BEDSTEAD
  617 COLOPHONY
  612 CARGO (Misprints)
  608 CUSTOMER
  604 APOSTROPHISE
 
1959-1960
  590 STATANT (Printer’s Devilry)
  571 PESTER
  569 PROPOSAL
 
1958-1959
  538 BANISHING
  525 MORALE (Printer’s Devilry)
  517 CAROTID
  504 LEAD-LINE
 
1957-1958
  477 SEDATENESS
 
1956-1957
  425 TRAVERSE
  421 DOVETAIL
  408 BILLET
  390 HESITATE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1955-1956
  373 PRESTONPANS
 
1954 (2)
  295 SENSE-ORGANS
 
1953 (1)
  217 DEPOSIT
 
1952 (2)
  196 SHAMAN / SERIAN (Right and Left)
 
1952 (1)
  193 TRADUCER
 
1951 (2)
  175 HAIR-LINE
  172 GARNISHER
 
1950 (2)
  151 OPEN-SESAME
 
1950 (1)
  130 MODERN
  126 RASPBERRY
  123 LEECHES
 
1949 (2)
  111 PLEASANT
  110 LEVIGATE
  108 HACKNEY
  105 SMITHEREENS
 
1949 (1)
  102 ARCHIMEDES
  101 BARRACKS
  97 NESTOR
  96 INTERLOCK
  92 PARTRIDGE
 
1948 (2)
  87 SISKIN
  85 SERGEANT
  80 GONERIL
 
1948 (1)
  75 PETROLEUSES
  68 ANTIGROPELOS
 
1947 (2)
  59 TAME
  56 SHEEP-RUN
 


Annual Honours record of J. H. Dingwall
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VHCsHCsPosition
1994-19950 1 1
1993-19940 0 1
 
1989-19900 0 1
 
1987-19880 1 3
1986-19870 0 3
1985-19860 1 1
 
1980-19810 1 3
1979-19800 2 2
1978-19790 3 2
1977-19780 4 3 20
1976-19770 2 3
1975-19760 0 3
1974-19750 0 3
1973-19740 1 0
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 1 3
1969-19700 0 1
 
1967-19680 0 1
1966-19670 0 1
1965-19660 0 1
1964-19650 0 3
1963-19640 1 1
 
1961-19620 0 1
1960-19610 0 5
1959-19600 1 3
1958-19590 0 4
1957-19580 1 1
1956-19570 2 4
1955-19560 2 1
1954 (2)0 2 1
 
1953 (1)0 0 1
1952 (2)0 0 1
1952 (1)0 1 1
1951 (2)2 (1, 0, 1) 5 2 1
 
1950 (2)0 3 1
1950 (1)1 (0, 0, 1) 1 3
1949 (2)0 2 4
1949 (1)0 2 5
1948 (2)1 (0, 0, 1) 2 3 15
1948 (1)0 1 2
1947 (2)0 1 2