Clues written by R. E. Boot
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R. E. Boot90186310Jul 1981Dec 201231y 5mM. R. E. Boot
R. Boot
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2008-2009
1910BARPERSONThirdSilly ass pouring beers could be tipsy —— I guesscomp. anag. & lit.
2006-2007
1818POISSO(N) D’AVRIL (Letters Latent)VHCCould be dubious spaghetti trees or unusual ravioli’s podsanag.; ref famous ‘Panorama’ spoof
2001-2002
1544PATROL (with jumble of RAPTORES) (Christmas Devilry)VHCDo the rounds playing part of Porter as 50’s figureanag. + o’ L; ref. ‘Look Back in Anger’
1998-1999
1406CHASSEPOTVHCObsolete firing mechanism disrupts space shotanag.
1996-1997
1281ABLUTOMANEVHCWasher stuck in ‘Auto’ is reset to be ‘Manual’anag.
1995-1996
1255CATAFALCOVHCStirring fatal occasion, less so in rickety hearsecomp. anag.
1250SONEOCARDIA (STENOCARDIA) (Ten to One)VHCA severe pain in the chest area – no disco dancing advised!anag.
1988-1989
844THEOLOGASTER (Misprints)VHCStricken healer’s got to become a poor purveyor of reliefbelief; anag.
1986-1987
764CHILDERMASVHCHowsoever misled arch tyrant’s deed is remembered this dayanag.

 
HCs awarded to R. E. Boot
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2012-2013
  2113 PICAROON
 
2011-2012
  2053 PERISHER def. ESTIMATE (Wrong Number)
 
2010-2011
  2031 EMBROIDERY
  2023 CHAMBRANLE
  2012 BLOATING
  2000 TWO THOUSAND
 
2009-2010
  1988 PERIQUE
  1949 PALFRENIER
  1945 PRISON
  1940 SCANT def. SNEAP (Wrong Number)
 
2008-2009
  1908 WE THREE KINGS
 
2007-2008
  1879 LITTER BASKET
  1875 GOUTTE / UPREAR (Right and Left)
  1871 FAIRY GOLD
  1862 UNALIKE (Spoonerisms)
 
2006-2007
  1810 HARE / POSEUR / SERINETTE (DLM)
  1784 TEARAWAY
 
2005-2006
  1741 LORD NELSON
 
2004-2005
  1719 ANHELATION
  1700 FIVE-O’CLOCK SHADOW
  1694 MISINTERPRET
  1680 PILLOW-CUP
 
2003-2004
  1663 ARMAMENTARIA
  1650 SAPHENA
  1648 MAGIC LANTERN
  1641 GADGETEER
  1628 ENCOMION
 
2002-2003
  1615 RUGATE
  1602 FENESTRA
 
2001-2002
  1567 QUEEN
  1546 TRANSPARENT
 
2000-2001
  1515 SNIDE
 
1999-2000
  1463 REVERSIONAL
  1459 GREATEST (Spoonerisms)
  1450 PRETENDANT
 
1998-1999
  1387 Dylan Thomas: A Child’s Christmas in Wales (Anagram)
  1372 MASTERSTROKE
  1367 SANBENITOS
 
1997-1998
  1360 BOG-ASPHODEL
  1316 FINGERLICKIN’
 
1996-1997
  1268 ARGIE-BARGIE
  1260 OUT-AND-OUT
 
1995-1996
  1220 CASSANDRA
  1207 EPOCH-MARKING
 
1994-1995
  1186 GRISELDA
  1180 COLD TURKEY
 
1993-1994
  1130 AGRESTAL
 
1992-1993
  1084 PIERCEABLE / SALESGIRL (DLM)
  1069 (P)OSTICHE (Headpieces)
  1065 TANDOORI
 
1990-1991
  961 WAVESON
 
1988-1989
  874 BLUESTOCKING
 
1987-1988
  831 COOLABAH (Spoonerisms)
  801 LINCHET
  792 DISTHENE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1985-1986
  709 GINGER
 
1984-1985
  679 ESTOVER (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1983-1984
  607 CARNEY
  603 FIGULINE
  590 MINEVER
 
1982-1983
  568 TETHER (Printer’s Devilry)
  543 STAYING POWER
 
1981-1982
  482 BODY-SNATCHER
 


Annual Honours record of R. E. Boot
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2012-20130 0 1
2011-20120 0 1
2010-20110 0 4
2009-20100 0 4
2008-20091 (0, 0, 1) 0 1
2007-20080 0 4
2006-20070 1 2
2005-20060 0 1
2004-20050 0 4
2003-20040 0 4
2002-20030 0 2
2001-20020 1 2
2000-20010 0 1
1999-20000 0 3
1998-19990 1 3
1997-19980 0 2
1996-19970 1 2
1995-19960 2 2
1994-19950 0 2
1993-19940 0 1
1992-19930 0 3
 
1990-19910 0 1
 
1988-19890 1 1
1987-19880 0 3
1986-19870 1 0
1985-19860 0 1
1984-19850 0 1
1983-19840 0 3
1982-19830 0 2