Clues written by Mrs E. M. Phair
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Mrs E. M. Phair2113176325Feb 1969Jan 200838y 11m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2003-2004
1663ARMAMENTARIAVHCAll doctors’ resources directed at American army, cut down, caught outanag. less c, y
1624BELAYSecondMake fast buck taking orders?be lay; i.e. resist ordination
2002-2003
1611LEISLERSecondStrip willow of bark, see? Craft it right for a batanag. incl. willow less wow + r
2000-2001
1515SNIDEVHCThis décor might be considered far from authenticcomp. anag.
1999-2000
1459GREATEST (Spoonerisms)VHCIt’s good about new Tate’s rating of Dali. Who ever stated any opposition?Ali who devastated; g re + anag.
1446NEWSPAPERDOMFirstSweep, mop, darn, set to rights – that’s the province of dailiesanag.
1998-1999
1394BERGAMOTVHCWith America in, it follows that BT’s about to make a mintAm in ergo in BT
1996-1997
1268ARGIE-BARGIEVHC‘Right, I agree’ – a big change from thisanag. incl. r, & lit.
1987-1988
823SARBACANEVHCIt’s blasted arrow, noiseless as can beanag. incl. ar(row), & lit.
1984-1985
660Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse (Anagram)VHCWise Men urge on caravan – it’s en route to Star 
1983-1984
600Into the jaws of Death / Into the mouth of Hell (Anagram)SecondHot fool, ain’t he just, who led men that foe hit ? 
1980-1981
426MISL(E)ADING (Letters Latent)VHCDim signal could be ——anag. & lit.
1979-1980
414UNBOSOMERVHCPlace number’s ‘00’ – to mean one that’s not reservedanag.
1978-1979
327HEMLOCKVHCLethal drink this Rhine wine – left me churned up insideanag. incl. L in hock
1976-1977
255ROYAL SILVER JUBILEEVHCYear of high jinks for all, by Jove! EIIR rulesanag.
1975-1976
156OMBROPHOBOUSVHCPoor bums wretchedly tramp in, unable to stand the rainhobo in anag.
1973-1974
84MIRLIGOES / ILL-OMENED (Right and Left)VHCUnfortunate, this – crazy oil-men led ’em; oil rigs wrecked – a sympton of malaise in Scotlandanag.; anag.
1972-1973
31KITCHENDOMVHCWhere cook’s made sauce thicken, stirred same, added last of cream …anag. + do.(= same) + m
Ximenes competitions
1969-1970
1093MARTINETVHCStrict trainer is off vermouth cocktails including gin and FrenchMartin(is) + et
1066RAVE / PAIR (DLM)VHCBut, infatuation over, armoured in greve and brace, he would have let rip against the foe 
1058Aragon, Boleyn, Seymour, Cleves, Howard, Parr (Anagram)VHCCan Wolsey reprove our bad Hal? Rome’s angry 

 
HCs awarded to Mrs E. M. Phair
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2007-2008
  1858 HUMONGOUS
  1836 POSTHASTE
 
2006-2007
  1801 RUSE DE GUERRE
 
2004-2005
  1711 MINUS
  1698 CROSSTIE
  1685 MINO (Printer’s Devilry)
 
2003-2004
  1667 CLARINI
  1628 ENCOMION
 
2002-2003
  1606 TEOSINTE / INTELSAT (Overlaps)
  1593 MANSUETE
 
2001-2002
  1546 TRANSPARENT
  1528 STROP (Spoonerisms)
 
2000-2001
  1500 GIT (on board ship) (Ship of Fools)
  1480 SAMARITAN
 
1997-1998
  1355 DIACATHOLICON
  1346 PHARISEE
  1334 CATACHRESTIC
 
1996-1997
  1303 PONIARD
  1290 NITERIE
  1273 SIPOREX
  1260 OUT-AND-OUT
 
1995-1996
  1234 AVANT-PROPOS
  1232 The world is too much with us; late and soon (Anagram)
 
1994-1995
  1194 DONET
  1174 DINGLE-DANGLE
  1161 ADIAPHORON
 
1993-1994
  1143 DEATH (Printer’s Devilry)
  1134 TOVARICH
  1130 AGRESTAL
 
1992-1993
  1052 AGANIPPE
 
1990-1991
  978 DOUBLE-CENTURY
 
1989-1990
  939 A-PER-SE / ESCROC (Right and Left)
  926 NERD
  920 CHRIST-CROSS-ROW
  908 INDIGO (Printer’s Devilry)
  895 TONE DEAF
 
1988-1989
  874 BLUESTOCKING
  853 DEBACLE
  849 VISITE
 
1986-1987
  774 VICTORINE
  766 GUBBINS
  764 CHILDERMAS
 
1985-1986
  718 FLO(GG)IN(G) (Letters Latent)
  709 GINGER
 
1984-1985
  675 CONSTERNATE
 
1983-1984
  622 SIMP (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1980-1981
  423 ACCOUTRE
 
1979-1980
  401 GO-AHEAD
 
1978-1979
  340 BOOKSIE
 
1977-1978
  294 HUMECT
 
1976-1977
  247 FLIVVER
  229 METRICATE
 
1974-1975
  152 ENAMORADO / ESCLANDRE (Right and Left)
  139 PIEPOWDER
  135 GABIONADE
 
1973-1974
  57 MINARET (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1972-1973
  14 Terrapin, hermit, elephant, armadillo, rhesus (Anagram)
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1135 HILAIRE BELLOC
  1131 CAROUSER (Misprints)
  1115 FLESH-POTTERY
  1110 IMPERSONATE
 
1969-1970
  1097 PANTOPHAGIST
 
1968-1969
  1045 SPLIT / MOUTH (Right and Left)
 


Annual Honours record of Mrs E. M. Phair
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2007-20080 0 2
2006-20070 0 1
 
2004-20050 0 3
2003-20041 (0, 1, 0) 0 2
2002-20031 (0, 1, 0) 0 2
2001-20020 0 2
2000-20010 1 2
1999-20001 (1, 0, 0) 1 0
1998-19990 1 0
1997-19980 0 3
1996-19970 1 4
1995-19960 0 1
1994-19950 0 3
1993-19940 0 3
1992-19930 0 1
 
1990-19910 0 1
1989-19900 0 5
1988-19890 0 3
1987-19880 1 0
1986-19870 0 3
1985-19860 0 2
1984-19850 1 1
1983-19841 (0, 1, 0) 0 1
 
1980-19810 1 1
1979-19800 1 1
1978-19790 1 1
1977-19780 0 1
1976-19770 1 2
1975-19760 1 0
1974-19750 0 3
1973-19740 1 1
1972-19730 1 1
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 0 4
1969-19700 3 1
1968-19690 0 1