Clues written by Dr I. Torbe
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Dr I. Torbe1200127012Feb 1955Jan 200549y 11mI. Torbe
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2001-2002
1544PATROL (with jumble of RAPTORES) (Christmas Devilry)VHCAs porter, perambulate at the right time and register when a lecturer departspat + rol(l)
1999-2000
1437MISTLETOEVHCParasitic growth got from foul toilets in Middle Eastanag. in ME
1994-1995
1156TERPSICHOREANVHCDescriptive of Nureyev’s performance as the Prince or in ‘Variation’anag.
1991-1992
1034BURLAPVHCCoarse fabrication? With it a Tory upsets Labour Partycomp. anag.
1990-1991
978DOUBLE-CENTURYVHCOne by cultured batting can make this score ten timesanag.
1989-1990
930SABULOSEVHCGritty, out of form, Seb labours, losing literally his last runanag. less b, r; ref. S. Coe
917HOOLIGANISMVHCSomething seen at Luton is laming foul and fans rampagingHoo + anag.
1988-1989
868ROLAND (2 clues + def. of contents) (Parcels)VHCMaking for a rumbustious game, match Liverpool and Everton. It’s plain they’d be grippingfaro, lande; anag.; hidden
857REDCAP / NICETY (Right and Left)VHCNon-conforming padre and Conservative M. P. lambasted obscenity, sweeping aside objections, in fineness of feelinganag. incl. C; anag. less obs
1982-1983
534DODGEMVHCOdd misprinted old boys’ magazine; there’s opposition to its free circulationanag. + Gem (early boys’ comic paper)
1980-1981
452DISSENTERISMVHCEssene eschewing extremes and esoteric rites in obscure opposition to orthodoxy(E)ssen(e), anag. in dim
423ACCOUTREVHCA drop too much! Ready for a fighta, cc, outré

 
HCs awarded to Dr I. Torbe
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2004-2005
  1702 WORDSMITHERY
 
2003-2004
  1663 ARMAMENTARIA
 
2002-2003
  1611 LEISLER
  1598 PHRASEMONGER
 
2001-2002
  1559 THEOLOGASTER
  1519 CARRY-ON
 
2000-2001
  1485 BOURSE / TIFOSO (Right and Left)
  1480 SAMARITAN
  1467 CANAPÉ
 
1998-1999
  1385 PANTRIES
 
1997-1998
  1351 NEATEN (Printer’s Devilry)
  1334 CATACHRESTIC
 
1996-1997
  1303 PONIARD
  1294 TRANSENNA
  1284 STALE (3 defs. + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)
  1281 ABLUTOMANE
 
1995-1996
  1247 PREDICANT
 
1993-1994
  1143 DEATH (Printer’s Devilry)
  1130 AGRESTAL
 
1992-1993
  1091 SAPSAGO (Spoonerisms)
  1087 OLD SOLDIER
  1084 PIERCEABLE / SALESGIRL (DLM)
 
1991-1992
  1039 TOLERABLE
  1026 LET-OFF
  1021 BEARD
  995 STASIMA (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1990-1991
  987 IRON CURTAIN
  972 Anagram of 28 letters (Anagram)
 
1989-1990
  939 A-PER-SE / ESCROC (Right and Left)
  934 LACE-UPS
  920 CHRIST-CROSS-ROW
  913 ARCHIBALD
  908 INDIGO (Printer’s Devilry)
  904 VOETGANGER
 
1988-1989
  887 MONSTER
  874 BLUESTOCKING
  862 OFF-AND-ON
 
1987-1988
  814 SPOUSAGE
  788 CROW
 
1986-1987
  779 MISSING LINK
  770 HERMITS
  744 SKIRL-IN-THE-PAN / COFFEE-DISEASE (Right and Left)
 
1985-1986
  727 WELL-TO-DO
  714 MOTE
  709 GINGER
 
1984-1985
  657 SILLY-BILLY
 
1983-1984
  607 CARNEY
 
1982-1983
  572 SNAKE-OIL
  564 PARAMENT
  559 EMBASE
  556 SWEAL (Misprints)
  530 PROMETAL
 
1981-1982
  517 IMMORTELLE
  513 ETYMOLOGICON
  500 BEFOOL (two extra Ds) (Extra Letter)
  495 CACOETHES
 
1980-1981
  464 SIMKIN
  454 CHRISTMAS BOX
  447 URTICARIA / APOGRAPHS (Right and Left)
  439 LINGA (Printer’s Devilry)
  426 MISL(E)ADING (Letters Latent)
 
1979-1980
  404 CANDLE-HOLDER (Spoonerisms)
  401 GO-AHEAD
  379 SCYTHEMAN
 
1978-1979
  323 (C)U(C)KOO (Letters Latent)
 
1973-1974
  88 BLOOMERY
  84 MIRLIGOES / ILL-OMENED (Right and Left)
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1966-1967
  920 ARISTATE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1963-1964
  769 PENNY
 
1954 (2)
  325 MARRYING
 


Annual Honours record of Dr I. Torbe
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YearPrizes
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VHCsHCsPosition
2004-20050 0 1
 
2002-20030 0 2
2001-20020 1 2
2000-20010 0 3
1999-20000 1 0
1998-19990 0 1
1997-19980 0 2
1996-19970 0 4
1995-19960 0 1
1994-19950 1 0
1993-19940 0 2
1992-19930 0 3
1991-19920 1 4
1990-19910 1 2
1989-19900 2 6
1988-19890 2 3
1987-19880 0 2
1986-19870 0 3
1985-19860 0 3
1984-19850 0 1
1983-19840 0 1
1982-19830 1 5
1981-19820 0 4
1980-19810 2 5
1979-19800 0 3
1978-19790 0 1
 
1973-19740 0 2
 
Ximenes competitions
1966-19670 0 1
 
1963-19640 0 1
 
1954 (2)0 0 1