Clues written by S. M. Mansell
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S. M. Mansell9009529Jan 1958Feb 198830y 1m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1986-1987
744SKIRL-IN-THE-PAN / COFFEE-DISEASE (Right and Left)VHCCrackling strangely in sink, her plant, with seed-case off, dies in the middle, wilting from leaf-blightanag. ; anag. incl. ie
1983-1984
618CRETISMVHCSheer mendacity might make any heed this liecomp. anag.
603FIGULINEVHCRiotous fun with long lost Gillie Potter’s materialanag., less l; ref. former radio comedian
1982-1983
559EMBASEVHCLower charge of H.E. loses gas on recoilgas (rev.) from embassage
552NOURICE-FEEVHCFirst indications of early industrial unrest enforce revised pay for nursing servicesanag. incl. e i u; ref. nurses’ pay dispute
1980-1981
423ACCOUTREVHCCricket club in the field are about to prepare for battleCC, out in are
1979-1980
419RAMILLIESVHCThe heads of Marlborough’s infantry put in series of strikes hereM, i in rallies
Ximenes competitions
1969-1970
1106LEXICOGRAPHYVHCMad editor’s first xylographic dictionary productionanag. incl. e
1967-1968
1000THOUSANDVHCHands out change—grand, if dollarsanag.

 
HCs awarded to S. M. Mansell
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1987-1988
  823 SARBACANE
  816 POTLACH (with extra O in word) (Extra letter)
  796 UPHOLSTERY
  792 DISTHENE (Printer’s Devilry)
  788 CROW
 
1986-1987
  770 HERMITS
 
1985-1986
  709 GINGER
  683 BANISH
 
1984-1985
  679 ESTOVER (Printer’s Devilry)
  657 SILLY-BILLY
  653 INTERNUNCIO
  640 MACHETE
  635 ROSEMARY
 
1983-1984
  627 AMBIENT
  615 HISTORIETTE
  600 Into the jaws of Death / Into the mouth of Hell (Anagram)
 
1982-1983
  568 TETHER (Printer’s Devilry)
  558 MINCEMEAT (with one extra R) (Extra Letter)
  543 STAYING POWER
  538 INGRAIN
  534 DODGEM
  530 PROMETAL
 
1981-1982
  521 ATTITUDINISE
  517 IMMORTELLE
  506 ELANET (Printer’s Devilry)
  504 SIMMENTHALER
  500 BEFOOL (two extra Ds) (Extra Letter)
  478 BIBLIOPEGIST
  473 HERRING-BONE
 
1980-1981
  439 LINGA (Printer’s Devilry)
  426 MISL(E)ADING (Letters Latent)
 
1977-1978
  300 SLINK-BUTCHER
  267 MORRIS-DANCE
 
1976-1977
  250 Stands the church clock at ten to three? (Anagram)
  249 RUDOLPH THE REINDEER
  225 VALETA
 
1975-1976
  200 The Extra Guest (minus CC) (Letters Latent)
 
1974-1975
  152 ENAMORADO / ESCLANDRE (Right and Left)
  118 OPERETTIST (Misprints)
  110 GALLOWS-RIPE
 
1973-1974
  97 TREBUCHET
  84 MIRLIGOES / ILL-OMENED (Right and Left)
 
1972-1973
  36 CRUSADER
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1154 CLARIONET
  1119 RONDE (Printer’s Devilry)
  1110 IMPERSONATE
 
1969-1970
  1091 WENCESLAS
 
1968-1969
  1015 HOAR-HEADED
 
1966-1967
  933 COTTABUS
 
1963-1964
  790 PETER-SEE-ME (Sire and Dam)
 
1957-1958
  482 LEASING-MAKER
  469 DAISY
 


Annual Honours record of S. M. Mansell
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1987-19880 0 5
1986-19870 1 1
1985-19860 0 2
1984-19850 0 5
1983-19840 2 3
1982-19830 2 6
1981-19820 0 7
1980-19810 1 2
1979-19800 1 0
 
1977-19780 0 2
1976-19770 0 3
1975-19760 0 1
1974-19750 0 3
1973-19740 0 2
1972-19730 0 1
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 0 3
1969-19700 1 1
1968-19690 0 1
1967-19680 1 0
1966-19670 0 1
 
1963-19640 0 1
 
1957-19580 0 2