Clues written by R. W. Hawes
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R. W. Hawes1502132117Aug 1950Feb 199746y 6m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1992-1993
1061MAGICVHCGirl I’d spirited away, another cut in half about sums it upma(I’d) + gi(rl) + c., & lit.
1991-1992
1004OIL PAINTINGSVHCOne might decipher initials – those of Paul Gauguin – on hereanag. incl. P, G & lit.
1990-1991
978DOUBLE-CENTURYVHCCompilation of extremes of courage and tenacity and run after rundouble + ce ty run anag. & lit.
Ximenes competitions
1961-1962
664MANIPULATESecondA peer, one of Russell’s breed, being prepared to go back inside, shows what nuclear demonstrators will doa lupin (rev.) in mate; Russell lupin: ref. Bertrand R.
651NIPCHEESEVHCHe wouldn’t consider a Grand Prix to be severe with Dunlop, for examplenip cheese; prix (Fr.) = price; D. cheese
1954 (2)
297CONTRAPUNTALVHCAny popular cantata with diminished thirds may be arranged in this manneranag. omitting every 3rd letter, & lit.
1954 (1)
269ASCENTVHCPlant growth may be seen in spring but not in the fall2 mngs.
267TRADEThirdHolding several tricks, I’m calling; some firm bidding may secure this contract3 mngs.; tricks of the trade
1953 (2)
253DERATIONVHCTo make things easier for the dealer, don’t have any more marked cardscryptic def.; ref. ration cards
245GLAMOUR / SOPRANO (Right and Left)VHCIt’s the essence of a Peach Melba—something soaked and curdled with nothing addedcryptic def.; sop ran 0; ref. Dame Nellie M.
241MANDOLINEVHCThough round-backed and stringy, I may be picked for a few rounds—with the gloves off!cryptic def.; rounds = songs; boxing
1953 (1)
219SOCIALISTVHCSoccer left-half, with first-class back heel, agitates the opposing right wingsoc(cer) + A1 (rev.) + list
217DEPOSITVHCThe trailer of Cavalcade has positive appeal—might be a fine film(Cavalca)de pos it; ref. 1933 film
1952 (1)
189SALTIREVHCTo charge too much leads to a strong resentment and makes one crosssalt (sl.) + ire
1950 (2)
150CAPILLAMENTSVHCThin hairs perhaps result from disfiguring scalp ailmentanag.

 
HCs awarded to R. W. Hawes
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1996-1997
  1290 NITERIE
 
1992-1993
  1074 DEMIREP
  1069 (P)OSTICHE (Headpieces)
 
1990-1991
  987 IRON CURTAIN
  969 BUNTER
 
1989-1990
  922 REFORMADO
 
1988-1989
  874 BLUESTOCKING
 
1984-1985
  660 Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse (Anagram)
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1969-1970
  1089 ENCLOISTER
 
1962-1963
  708 HEARTS
 
1961-1962
  660 RUBBER (Misprints)
 
1954 (2)
  306 CHICANE / RAMPART (Right and Left)
  291 APAGOGE
 
1953 (2)
  257 PYROTECHNICS (Straight Clue)
  255 SCUTTLE
  237 BASTINADE
 
1953 (1)
  213 LEMONADE
 
1952 (1)
  187 GROWLER
 
1951 (2)
  175 HAIR-LINE
 
1950 (2)
  154 RABBIT
  147 GATHER
 


Annual Honours record of R. W. Hawes
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1996-19970 0 1
 
1992-19930 1 2
1991-19920 1 0
1990-19910 1 2
1989-19900 0 1
1988-19890 0 1
 
1984-19850 0 1
 
Ximenes competitions
1969-19700 0 1
 
1962-19630 0 1
1961-19621 (0, 1, 0) 1 1
 
1954 (2)0 1 2
1954 (1)1 (0, 0, 1) 1 0
1953 (2)0 3 3
1953 (1)0 2 1
 
1952 (1)0 1 1
1951 (2)0 0 1
 
1950 (2)0 1 2