Clues written by R. O’Donoghue
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R. O’Donoghue122192215Aug 1949Jan 199444y 5m
 
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1992-1993
1048GALLOPADEVHCMiss the ditch protecting the fort with rapid movement to the flankgal + pa in lode
1990-1991
974AVANT-PROPOSVHCThis introduces Origins of Virgil’s Aeneid in a series of books for Part II of triposVA in a NT + pro + (tri)pos
1988-1989
862OFF-AND-ONVHCNothing very loud – no objection to playing andantino occasionally0 ff + anag. less anti
1987-1988
818EMBUSQUÉSecondSpace vehicle? Quite without appeal! I certainly won’t volunteerem bus qu(it)e
814SPOUSAGEVHCLove interest faded after childless marriagesp + 0 + usage
Ximenes competitions
1963-1964
769PENNYVHCCopper in front of Royal Mintpenny(royal)
1960-1961
595INORNATE / OMADHAUN (Right and Left)VHCBatting with elaborate display, I’m plain furious after getting a duck—almost becoming frequent, too—I’ll never learn!in ornate; 0 mad haun(t)
1951 (1)
163LORICATEVHCLot I care if letters go astray in mail!anag.
1950 (2)
139HECATOMBVHCA great many sufferers take a headache that’s splitting to the doctoranag. of (head)ache + to MB
1950 (1)
124BARHAM or BRAMAHFirstHe is railing against Hamlet without restraint and advocates Bacon as the authorbar + Ham(let), bar (lawyers) + ham; let = restraint
1949 (2)
111PLEASANTFirst‘Winning’ mount passes the post2 mngs.; ref. Mount P. sorting office, London
110LEVIGATEVHCReturn among the dead and turn to dusti.e give back in late

 
HCs awarded to R. O’Donoghue
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1993-1994
  1130 AGRESTAL
 
1990-1991
  982 ALMANAC
  956 SPEAR-SIDE
 
1989-1990
  930 SABULOSE
  926 NERD
 
1988-1989
  887 MONSTER
 
1984-1985
  631 INTERLOCK
 
1983-1984
  585 FLABELLIFORM
 
1979-1980
  414 UNBOSOMER
 
1976-1977
  243 OLYMPIC
 
1975-1976
  161 ANCON
 
1973-1974
  75 GROCETERIA
  53 ALEXANDERS
 
1972-1973
  18 EPIGONE
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1967-1968
  958 DRY MEASURE
 
1966-1967
  949 BROWSING
  936 MINI SKIRTS
 
1964-1965
  843 PRISTINE
 
1963-1964
  764 SHIMMY-SHAKE
 
1959-1960
  582 MARRY
 
1950 (2)
  153 SAMISENS
 
1949 (2)
  114 TAPPIT-HEN
 


Annual Honours record of R. O’Donoghue
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1993-19940 0 1
1992-19930 1 0
 
1990-19910 1 2
1989-19900 0 2
1988-19890 1 1
1987-19881 (0, 1, 0) 1 0
 
1984-19850 0 1
1983-19840 0 1
 
1979-19800 0 1
 
1976-19770 0 1
1975-19760 0 1
 
1973-19740 0 2
1972-19730 0 1
 
Ximenes competitions
1967-19680 0 1
1966-19670 0 2
 
1964-19650 0 1
1963-19640 1 1
 
1960-19610 1 0
1959-19600 0 1
 
1951 (1)0 1 0
1950 (2)0 1 1
1950 (1)1 (1, 0, 0) 0 0
1949 (2)1 (1, 0, 0) 1 1