Clues written by J. P. Guiver
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J. P. Guiver3041253535Dec 2000Oct 201312y 10mJ. Guiver
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2013-2014
2157MELODRAMATICVHCSensational hit raised cheers in musicalram + ta (rev.) in melodic
2152STUFFED SHIRTVHCThis duffer’s affected to a Tanag. + T, & lit.
2012-2013
2116YULETIDE (with jumble of COMEDO) (Christmas Devilry)VHCA bit of extra housework taken up to get university room decent for Christmas termu let in e DIY (rev.)
2113PICAROONThirdJack stealing pies queen of hearts removed from ovenPica + R + o’ + o(ve)n
2011-2012
2074BENNETFirstDry stale slice of bread and marmalade served upb + tenné (rev.); stale4
2010-2011
2027THRENETICALVHCWorking gent’s exhausted from recent late nights travelling – waking’s such a strainanag. less anag.; ref. wake for the dead
2023CHAMBRANLEVHCLast of autumn leaves from an elm branch swirling around ornamental borderanag. less n
2014HACKETTEVHCPress female cheek at tango danceanag. incl. t
2012BLOATINGVHCComplaint in which sheep’s belly becomes roundo for e in bleating, & lit.
2005-2006
1752MIDWINTERVHCIt’s just before Christmas – cut down Scots pine, deck with fancy trim, and put in basedwin(e) in anag., all incl. E
1746ENTOMICVHCResiding in Ecuador, I’m not fearful of insectsanag. in EC
1733PALESTRAVHCWrestling art’s enclosure formerly?pale + anag., & lit.
2004-2005
1728EIDOLA def. NULLAH (Wrong Number)VHCOne lying in a ditch knocked back spiritsI in a lode (all rev); ditch
1719ANHELATIONVHCStriving for inspiration, Man City put in non pro at centre forwardhe LA in anti + on
1715RELEASE / RASPING (Right and Left)VHCAlways bending back pulling grasses in loose gravelly stone covering driveless in e ‘er (rev) spin in rag
1702WORDSMITHERYVHCIn ironic mode, this possibly defines a bit of rhetoricr in anag. in wry
1698CROSSTIEVHCCorset is bust line’s supportanag.
2003-2004
1672IMPASTOS (Spoonerisms)VHCAles, perhaps, providing relief in lawyers having to break endless deadlockoils…layers; to in impass(e)
1667CLARINIVHCIn launch, RN official’s dropping off some top brassanag. less off
1663ARMAMENTARIAFirstWhat’s all that’s needed to heal limb? Answer: a term in a castarm + a + anag.
1659SCAREDY-CATVHCChicken dish ready after self-catering? About times/c + anag. + ca, t
1650SAPHENAVHCLarge vein is source of pyritic layer in rock’s + p hen in aa
1648MAGIC LANTERNVHCIs G. Mercator enabling representation of orb with, e.g., this means of projection? Yes and nocomp. anag.
1637AMNESICVHCAbsent minded, retaining only odd snippets, and so forgetfula + alternate letters + sic, & lit.
1628ENCOMIONFirstReckless CO’s mention in dispatches isn’t ground for high commendationanag. less anag.
1624BELAYVHCAfter extreme crop of burglaries, see about a security systemb + a in Ely
2002-2003
1598PHRASEMONGERVHCI’d be outstanding where aphorism genre’s concernedanag. less, & lit.
1580MARGENT def. BEETLES (Wrong Number)FirstAfter wasting years divided, Germany tears to pieces old boundarytears; anag. less y/ears
2001-2002
1567QUEENVHC‘Eat quince I sliced!’ Buffet for this pussy cat?comp. anag. less I; ref ‘The Owl and the Pussy-cat’
1533MASTER-MARINERVHCAs a former minister, losing Foreign Office is disastrous for Cook’s careeranag. less FO is; ref. Robin C., Captain C.

 
HCs awarded to J. P. Guiver
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2012-2013
  2135 LOB
  2131 DIVES / MALIK (Right and Left)
  2126 DESPERATE
  2122 NICETY
  2105 TITANIC / ICEBERG (Overlaps)
 
2011-2012
  2083 BEWITCH
 
2010-2011
  2031 EMBROIDERY
  2019 OVERAWE / HENOTIC (Right and Left)
 
2005-2006
  1775 ROUGH-AND-READY
  1771 PARTERRE
  1766 GEST (Printer’s Devilry)
  1758 BIMBETTE
  1753 DIAGONAL
  1750 PLOUGHMAN
  1741 LORD NELSON
  1737 ANIMUS
 
2004-2005
  1724 MONEYBAGS
  1711 MINUS
  1700 FIVE-O’CLOCK SHADOW
  1685 MINO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1680 PILLOW-CUP
 
2003-2004
  1676 CRINGE-MAKING
  1654 CRESCENT / ENTHRALS (Overlaps)
  1646 BLACK
 
2002-2003
  1619 GISMO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1615 RUGATE
  1606 TEOSINTE / INTELSAT (Overlaps)
  1596 GENISTA (Definition of Anagram)
  1589 JOKESMITH
 
2001-2002
  1563 SLYBOOTS
  1544 PATROL (with jumble of RAPTORES) (Christmas Devilry)
  1537 CAFTAN
  1528 STROP (Spoonerisms)
 
2000-2001
  1515 SNIDE
  1492 The year that Columbus discovered America (Anagram)
 


Annual Honours record of J. P. Guiver
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2013-20140 2 0
2012-20131 (0, 0, 1) 1 5
2011-20121 (1, 0, 0) 0 1
2010-20110 4 2 29
 
2005-20060 3 8
2004-20050 5 5 17
2003-20041 (1, 0, 0) 7 3 8
2002-20031 (1, 0, 0) 1 5
2001-20020 2 4
2000-20010 0 2