Clues written by D. B. Cross
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D. B. Cross1200123412Dec 1986Dec 199812y 0m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1996-1997
1290NITERIEVHCInter fans inspire disheartened clubanag. + i(nspir)e
1995-1996
1247PREDICANTVHCPriest, one in order?Pr. + an in edict, & lit.
1232The world is too much with us; late and soon (Anagram)VHCWho’ll suit red costume with hood on – Santa? 
1207EPOCH-MARKINGVHCIndicating new era with march round Peking to square?anag. incl. O; square = adjust
1203CLERICALISMVHCCatholic ‘line’ on miracle is wavering – pressure from clergy?C l + anag.
1994-1995
1200Nine letter word (C and T latent) (Letters Latent)VHCI deceive Lara, happed by a Chinaman(C)HARLA(T)AN; Lara in Han
1993-1994
1139BENJAMINVHCPerhaps Elton J. over a short period’s favourite among the kids?Ben (Elton) + J + a min
1122BASILIANVHCLord’s devotee sees bails sent flying by Botham!anag. + Ian
1104BURYING-PLACESVHCRev up Nigel’s car by the pits?anag.; ref. N. Mansell
1991-1992
1021BEARDVHCBush to come down heavily on Duke?bear d;ref. US politician
1989-1990
917HOOLIGANISMVHCAny —— may ruin Moynihan’s goal (and Italy!)comp. anag. incl. i & lit.; ref. sports minister
913ARCHIBALDVHCCannon shooting high-flyers had calibre adjusted (missing centre of net)anag. less e; ref circus act

 
HCs awarded to D. B. Cross
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1998-1999
  1387 Dylan Thomas: A Child’s Christmas in Wales (Anagram)
 
1996-1997
  1284 STALE (3 defs. + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)
  1277 NOVE(M)BER (Letters Latent)
  1273 SIPOREX
  1268 ARGIE-BARGIE
  1260 OUT-AND-OUT
 
1995-1996
  1242 KNOCKERS
  1225 CURRY
  1212 HILDING
 
1994-1995
  1194 DONET
  1190 DENARIUS
  1181 SLADE
  1180 COLD TURKEY
  1174 DINGLE-DANGLE
  1165 YAPSTER
 
1993-1994
  1134 TOVARICH
  1130 AGRESTAL
 
1992-1993
  1095 STINK
  1087 OLD SOLDIER
  1076 PARLOUR GAMES
  1074 DEMIREP
  1061 MAGIC
 
1991-1992
  1043 PESTO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1034 BURLAP
  1026 LET-OFF
  1013 ALVEARY
 
1990-1991
  991 BRASH (or BRUSH)
  987 IRON CURTAIN
  972 Anagram of 28 letters (Anagram)
 
1989-1990
  934 LACE-UPS
  930 SABULOSE
  904 VOETGANGER
  900 (C)HARLATANIS(M) (Letters Latent)
 
1986-1987
  764 CHILDERMAS
 


Annual Honours record of D. B. Cross
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1998-19990 0 1
 
1996-19970 1 5
1995-19960 4 3 23
1994-19950 1 6
1993-19940 3 2
1992-19930 0 5
1991-19920 1 4
1990-19910 0 3
1989-19900 2 4
 
1986-19870 0 1