Clues written by C. Boyd
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C. Boyd1611146318May 1993Jan 201117y 8m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2008-2009
1927TONSURE (Spoonerisms)VHCIt results in Brown being called terribly stern and dour at heartanag. incl. ou; crown…bald
1910BARPERSONVHCI.e. —— could be one busy with apron and beerscomp. anag. & lit.
1901SANITISEVHCPurge Stalin orchestrated with revolutionary energy succeeded in isolating Leftanag. incl. E, s, i’, less l
1897WASH-OUTFirstDashing southpaw ‘Prince’ exits a failureanag. less P; ref. flamboyant boxer ‘Prince’ Naseem Hamed, dethroned by Barrera in 2001
2007-2008
1884FREELOADERVHCOne taking advantage of dealer’s high, having swallowed Ecstasy? RightE in anag. + r
1866BINGEVHCGet run out of banger I renovated – not a Jaganag. incl. I, less r, a; jag2
2006-2007
1801RUSE DE GUERREVHCMartial device employed after war’s end – devious Greek lure left King vanquishedr use + anag. less l, K; ref Trojan horse
1797HEARTVHCGripped by passion, Romeo expresses innermost feelingsR in heat
2003-2004
1676CRINGE-MAKINGVHCWhat’s sickening? Rattled France’s second nicking gameanag. incl r; ref. Euro 2004
1637AMNESICVHCOblivious of history, warmonger regularly struck out thusalternate letters + sic
1633EMPATRON / WINTERLY (Right and Left)VHCMiserable, weak and entirely lacking energy, wretched tramp giddily takes refuge in one battered old hauntw + anag. less E; anag. in anag.
2002-2003
1619GISMO (Printer’s Devilry)VHCWe follow yo/ur philosophy as Sid has practised itsidhas
1598PHRASEMONGERVHCRilke, say, composing the ultimate in High German proseanag. incl. h
2001-2002
1559THEOLOGASTERVHCRE? He’s got a lot, sketchilyanag. & lit.
1546TRANSPARENTVHCExcavating explosive’s spread thinly like golden syrup, perhapsran spare (adv.) in TNT
1998-1999
1402PENTOSE (Definition of Anagram)ThirdStanding still outside tent, temperature dropping, Pathan might put on thisposteen; (t)ent in pose

 
HCs awarded to C. Boyd
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2010-2011
  2014 HACKETTE
  2000 TWO THOUSAND
  1997 FADO
 
2009-2010
  1971 WATERMANSHIP
  1945 PRISON
  1940 SCANT def. SNEAP (Wrong Number)
 
2008-2009
  1906 MORSE
  1888 RASTER (Printer’s Devilry)
 
2007-2008
  1871 FAIRY GOLD
  1862 UNALIKE (Spoonerisms)
  1853 ANTIQUITARIAN
  1849 AUXESIS
 
2006-2007
  1818 POISSO(N) D’AVRIL (Letters Latent)
  1788 ETHEREAL OILS
 
2005-2006
  1775 ROUGH-AND-READY
  1771 PARTERRE
  1766 GEST (Printer’s Devilry)
  1737 ANIMUS
  1733 PALESTRA
 
2004-2005
  1728 EIDOLA def. NULLAH (Wrong Number)
  1702 WORDSMITHERY
  1694 MISINTERPRET
  1689 SYNOD
  1685 MINO (Printer’s Devilry)
 
2003-2004
  1648 MAGIC LANTERN
  1641 GADGETEER
  1628 ENCOMION
 
2002-2003
  1615 RUGATE
  1602 FENESTRA
  1593 MANSUETE
  1576 FACADE
 
2001-2002
  1541 CHUPRASSY
  1537 CAFTAN
 
2000-2001
  1502 RAPPEL
  1500 GIT (on board ship) (Ship of Fools)
  1494 MARATHON
  1476 LIGNIPERDOUS
  1472 TORAN (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1999-2000
  1463 REVERSIONAL
  1459 GREATEST (Spoonerisms)
  1454 GET-UP
  1450 PRETENDANT
  1441 Word containing MM displaced by a bug (Millennium Bug)
 
1998-1999
  1394 BERGAMOT
 
1997-1998
  1360 BOG-ASPHODEL
  1355 DIACATHOLICON
  1346 PHARISEE
  1334 CATACHRESTIC
 
1996-1997
  1294 TRANSENNA
  1286 CHALET
  1281 ABLUTOMANE
  1264 TREDRILLE / FERVOROUS (Right and Left)
 
1995-1996
  1255 CATAFALCO
  1242 KNOCKERS
  1238 ELASTIN (Printer’s Devilry)
  1234 AVANT-PROPOS
  1232 The world is too much with us; late and soon (Anagram)
  1212 HILDING
 
1994-1995
  1194 DONET
  1161 ADIAPHORON
 
1993-1994
  1139 BENJAMIN
  1126 CHEATERY
 
1992-1993
  1095 STINK
 


Annual Honours record of C. Boyd
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2010-20110 0 3
2009-20100 0 3
2008-20091 (1, 0, 0) 3 2 16
2007-20080 2 4
2006-20070 2 2
2005-20060 0 5
2004-20050 0 5
2003-20040 3 3
2002-20030 2 4
2001-20020 2 2
2000-20010 0 5
1999-20000 0 5
1998-19991 (0, 0, 1) 0 1
1997-19980 0 4
1996-19970 0 4
1995-19960 0 5
1994-19950 0 2
1993-19940 0 2
1992-19930 0 1