Clues written by J. C. Leyland
HCs  |   Annual honours  |   Other competitors  |   ordStats
Show results in   All competitions   Azed   Ximenes
 Clues in
archive
First
Prizes
Other
Prizes
VHCsHCs Hons
points
First
mention
Latest
mention
Career
span
J. C. Leyland1721027135156209Nov 1969Apr 201848y 5m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2017-2018
2386PENNY-A-LINERVHCOne who’ll write any rubbish, on next to nothing, due for a rise?pen + anag. + re nil (rev.), & lit.; rubbish (adj)
2382STRIPE def. HARLOT (Wrong Number)FirstArrangement of ‘Pirates’ is striking centrepiece for brass bandbrass; anag. less a
2378PROPOSALFirstRough loo paper’s leaving one’s rear tenderanag. less e
2373CACOGASTRICVHCOff-colour comic act gags border on racially offensive, though avoiding Manning’s extremesanag. incl r less M, g; ref. Bernard M., racist comedian
2016-2017
2356PUBLIC SERVANTVHC‘Hacker’s Nemesis?’ Specially programmed antivirus PC able to block AIanag. less AI; ref. Sir Humphrey, Jim Hacker in ‘Yes Minister’
2351RHAGADESVHCActing in Brief Encounter’s ending a gutted Howard goes sadly lovelorn – result: tears on cheeks?anag. incl. a, r, a, Hd less o; ref. Trevor H. in film B. E.
2347ASLEEPThirdThus see Christopher maybe tucked in after saying prayers initially?Lee in first letters & lit.; ref. C. Lee, C. Robin
2343RESTORE (Printer’s Devilry)FirstTemptress offered her all, u/p in businessmen’s hotel room 
2330BRAZEN / MOPISH (Right and Left)VHC Forward gun sacks setter cowed in shock by his shotAZ in Bren; mop + anag.; ref. e.g. grouse shooting
2325MASONThirdWith year out, see many leading characters on showbiz obit list, e.g. Perry, Jamesanag. incl. s, o less y; ref. Jimmy Perry, scriptwriter, Perry M., James M.
2322VENTRICOSESecondThis fat? We could give recent ‘five twos’ a shotcomp. anag. & lit.; ref. 5:2 diets
2313PERFECTVHCWhat represents Last of the Summer Wine? That iconic clip of elderly three in a baranag. of last letters; triple time
2015-2016
2305AGREE def. PATCH (Wrong Number)VHCDoctor starts to explore garment related allergens, especially cottonanag. of first letters; doctor
2300MISHMASHVHCSalad? It doesn’t feature in e.g. sliced ham starter for slimmer being naughtymish(it) + anag. incl. s
2296IMPROPERLYFirstHow intimate embraces lead to rakish Don Giovanni maybe getting end away?r oper(a) in imply, & lit.
2291AVESTA (Printer’s Devilry)VHCBelievers joyfully regard Turin Shroud with gr/ins as proof of resurrection 
2287VALETVHCFinale to polonaise in very little-used key, typically Polishe in v Alt
2283BARGAINVHCBanger letting off steam? Ring AA for breakdown truckb(anger) + anag.
2261GANGSTERLANDVHCSnarling ‘Do him!’ characters here are leaders of rival hoods nailing Legs Diamond with gat?comp. anag. incl. r, h, n, & lit.
2257BUST-UP / PIT-PAT (Right and Left)VHCNeeding data circuit and RAM, scrap laptop, it’s mad spending 50 with disk also rattlingbus tup; anag. less L, O
2250MILESTONE (with missing O) (Missing Letter)VHCSwinging ‘lone male’ site may guide one to galgoal; anag. incl. m
2014-2015
2248WAISTLINEVHCGiven extremes of expansion was it L. Pavarotti’s ultimate undoing?anag. incl. e, n, i, & lit.
2244AVANT-GARDISTESecondI’d savage what’s central to conventional art with abandonnt in anag., & lit.
2226DOUBLE-PARKINGFirstSee plod rebuking a delinquent for what fouls up kerb-loading?double anag. & lit.
2213SOLECISMThirdShort shrift’s first thing it’s given by fussy schoolmistress?comp. anag. incl. s, & lit.
2013-2014
2196SEMANTRA / TRABEATE (Overlaps)VHCIn fuzz, are man’s feet finally hammered? They are pretty well flat with no archesanag. incl. t; beate(n)
2191PLUGVHCGas has gone up about 50 quid?L in gup (rev.)
2174CHARET (Printer’s Devilry)VHCI’m vexed to find local ben/t on getting my wine bar licence refused 
2170SAYONARAVHCTa-ta in Tokyo? Sure, a must on leaving each otheranag. of alternate letters, & lit.; must4
2161FARRAGOVHCSuggestions of fling – Andy and Rebekah’s paper providing cover for love nest?first letters + rag + 0; down clue
2157MELODRAMATICVHCWhat starts off Miliband raving to Dacre, Mail being this?M + anag., & lit.
2012-2013
2135LOBVHCLatest from glib Nigel: No performing clown, I? Quiteanag. of last letters; ref. N. Farage
2131DIVES / MALIK (Right and Left)VHCProprietor possibly makes a milk bar front for Tehran strip jointsanag.; dives(T)
2122NICETYVHCIf going for diamonds, try nifty finessenifty with ice for if
2118BLOKEISHSecondIf ——, leaders of synod poo-poo changes like female bishopscomp. anag. incl. s, p, f, & lit.
2105TITANIC / ICEBERG (Overlaps)VHCBoob, an enormous one – calling copper ‘pleb’: Dave finally treated comrade to a rockettit an; anag. of last letters; ref. salad veg & Andrew Mitchell affair
2100A STITCH IN TIMEFirstFitter/machinist adjusted frequently failing part of saw, recommending early repairanag. less fr
2096TRICKVHCThose facing tyrannical rule imposed charter on King Johnfirst letters + K; see John
2011-2012
2083BEWITCHThirdThose introducing hosepipe ban ignore complaints and wet, stormy spellanag. of initial letters & wet
2074BENNETVHCBun in oven? Not half, after a bit of a bounder’s seen to scoreb + (ov)en + net
2065DERMESTIDAEVHCBasil’s residents maybe see maître d’ angrily belting a little dagod in anag.; basil2; ref.’Fawlty Towers’
2045CATENATEVHCLike Albert, eaten unfortunately by lion?cat + anag.; ref. Marriott Edgar
2010-2011
2036AL CONTOVHCYou’ll see starters to coffee and liqueurs normally offered on this listanag. of first letters & lit.
2031EMBROIDERYVHCMelville’s ending? Dire – Moby ran amok, that’s not an exaggerationanag. incl. e less an
2027THRENETICALVHCAs keen cooks we plot chic dinner parties regularlyanag. of alternate letters; keen2
2014HACKETTEVHCStarts off cub, hopes to rank with Kate Adie ultimately?anag. incl. c, h, t, e, & lit.
2012BLOATINGVHCTill diets start in earnest, isn’t answer to this … indigestion tablets?comp. anag. incl. e, & lit.; till vb
2000TWO THOUSANDVHCWho sang to us? Those opening the do, merrily belting out G & S number (special one)anag. incl. t, d, less g, s
1997FADOSecondDo Albufeirans replace blues number with this air?comp. anag. incl. n, & lit.; ref. Albufeira, Portuguese town
2009-2010
1988PERIQUEVHCFairy Queen has eyes on Bottom but certainly isn’t available for Snout?peri + Qu + e(yes); ref. MND
1984ORWEL(L)IAN (Doublethink)VHCWith Mrs T’s offensive stricken miners lost war, sadly, after 1984?anag. less anag.; ref. 1984-5 miners’ strike
1979FAR-OUTVHCWho offers correspondence course in fine art? Taking this could make father the intellectual!OU in f art; father with far out = the
1975SEPTENTRIONALVHCNorthern Rock inept loans management finally leads to embarrassing runanag. incl. t, e, r
1971WATERMANSHIPVHCDoctor saw sign of paralysis in the arm, characteristic of a strokeanag. incl. p
1967SUBORDINATELYVHCYank used Tony Blair as a poodle?anag.
1962ANADEMVHCLaurel maybe with mate Hardy, men regularly seen in a fine messanag. of alternate letters
1958HANGDOGThirdHow nagged husband possibly appears after wife he upset’s let fly?anag. incl. h less anag. incl. w, & lit.
1949PALFRENIERVHCLeft in charge I may, if bent, nobble fine racer with pillcomp. anag. incl, l i/c, & lit.
1945PRISONSecondTaste of Pinot Noir’s ruined in coolerP + anag.
1940SCANT def. SNEAP (Wrong Number)SecondWanting seconds in asylum? Management, scandalised, snub starving Twistanag. of second letters; snub
2008-2009
1932NINE-TO-FIVEVHCLord, —— PA work? I’ve no life! – D. Partoncomp. anag. & lit.; ref. ‘9 to 5’, hit 1981 record by Dolly P.
1927TONSURE (Spoonerisms)FirstYield from our nets hit by erratic harbour’s trade?anag.; hieratic barber’s
1923ELLIPTICSecondUnfinished cello trio of Tippett’s – I improvised missing part of expositionanag. less o
1914VE(S)TAL (Letters Latent)VHCIt’s ‘Vale’ to fooling around – no love for meanag. less O, & lit.
1908WE THREE KINGSVHCUs? Ones having left exotic Eastern thrones seeking leader of Wayanag. incl. E, W, less ones, & lit.
1906MORSEVHCYou’ll find him dry wit, hard to beat in wordsmitherycomp. anag. incl. h, & lit.
1901SANITISESecondA NHS sister’s aim? —— hospital MRSA’s contaminatedcomp. anag. incl. H, & lit.
1897WASH-OUTVHCWith no sign of bra, how a bust must flop!anag. less b; must4
1893EARTHYThirdSack the charlady leaving every other piece unpolishedanag. of alternate letters
1888RASTER (Printer’s Devilry)VHCWhat can beat atmosphere as opera buffs start clapping and jostling o/f elbowsref. Bryn Terfel
2007-2008
1884FREELOADERSecondRefer l’addition to me? – don’t, I’m one dodging round itcomp. anag. incl. it, & lit.
1871FAIRY GOLDVHCIf a ‘Del Boy’ hints of getting rich quick … could this be result?comp. anag. incl. g, r, & lit.; ref. ‘Only Fools and Horses’
1866BINGEVHCSee big meal lead to poor ’Enry perishing – lamprey one?comp. anag. incl. p, & lit.; ref. Henry I’s ‘surfeit of lampreys’
1853ANTIQUITARIANVHCLeast suggestion of insulting Qur’an with a little teddy ain’t on, I heldI in anag. incl. i and t, & lit.; ref. Gillian Gibbons affair
1849AUXESISVHCWith Heather finally gone, what breaks Sir Paul’s heart, ex’s exorbitant claim?anag. less r, incl. au; ref. Mills/McCartney divorce settlement
1845UPBRAIDSecondPosh pine boards refurbished after removing one’s worn-out carpetU + anag. less anag.
1840W(I)NN(I)E-THE-POOH (Letters Latent)VHCOh no! new Peugeot’s big end rattling – ringing the AA’s favourite?the in anag. incl P; ref. A. A. Milne
2006-2007
1831MARGINALIAVHCRain 1 a.m., gale blowing east veering a few points laterallyanag. less E
1827AMAKOSI def. DENUDED (Wrong Number)VHCNatal men (top ones) giving ma oxygen as kid cleared of end of cord in labourcleared; anag. incl. O less d
1823KISSVHCEskimos? Give ’em one with end of boko, vigorouslycomp. anag. incl o, & lit.; ref. Inuit custom
1814HIPSTERThirdCat for the ‘snip’ will knock up no —— female!comp. anag. incl. f
1810HARE / POSEUR / SERINETTE (DLM)SecondAttend rehabilitation group to cut down on booze which has affected one aspect of marriage that may lead to our separation, i.e. it’s (entre nous) a little ‘organ’ problem 
1788ETHEREAL OILSVHCThe chancellor blowing chance, I see? A spin doctor may pooh-pooh suchanag. less chance
1784TEARAWAYVHCA weary tee shot lands one in the roughanag. incl. t
2005-2006
1775ROUGH-AND-READYThirdDoes Ryanair save one dough, dear? Not half, it’s ‘no frills’anag. less I incl. de(ar)
1753DIAGONALFirstPossibly I do anag. & lit. rendering it lamely: ‘A line doing a slant’anag. less it; anag. inc. l., & lit.
1737ANIMUSVHCOld Nick probing Faust’s inner being exudes malevolencenim in aus
2004-2005
1728EIDOLA def. NULLAH (Wrong Number)VHCImages stream from surreal Dali erotica (odd ones)anag. of alternate letters; stream
1719ANHELATIONVHCInspiration maybe coming hard, A. Sullivan finally pens orchestration of Iolantheanag. in A, n
1702WORDSMITHERYVHCEndless dry wit? My Sabbath hero revels in itanag. less y incl S, & lit.
1698CROSSTIEVHCIt’s soccer ground throwing out fanatic finally that’s thwarted supporteranag. less c
1694MISINTERPRETVHCEnterprise wings away drastically cutting flying time in warpanag. less e, e in anag.; ref ‘Star Trek’
1689SYNODVHCWould it grasp a nettle such as gay parsons a little delicately?comp. anag. incl. d, & lit.
2003-2004
1676CRINGE-MAKINGVHCLicking German in war – Basil’s ultimate unmentionable? Quiteanag. less l; ref. classic ‘Fawlty Towers’ episode
1672IMPASTOS (Spoonerisms)VHCWhat wouldn’t go down well with Strine folks? It’s a Pom’s whingeingfine strokes; anag.
1667CLARINIVHCExtreme parts for trumpet such as might be scored in Scarlatticomp. anag. incl. t, t, & lit.
1654CRESCENT / ENTHRALS (Overlaps)VHCBrief swell in sound? Bow rivets, edges of hull astern damagedcresc(endo); anag. incl. h, l
1637AMNESICVHCMachines without hard drives badly lacking memoryanag. less h; drive vi
1633EMPATRON / WINTERLY (Right and Left)VHCI’ll try new left parting after rinse, blue as before, back combed not a permanag. less l; anag.
1628ENCOMIONSecondPlonk importer’s first into inferior Macon, one lacking a bouqueti in anag. less a
2002-2003
1611LEISLERThirdHammer Horror’s latest is Lee with his leading part in Cousin of the Vampireanag. incl. r, L; ref. Christopher L.
1596GENISTA (Definition of Anagram)VHCFoundation garment short of room-bust is pinchedseating; is in anag. less rm
1589JOKESMITHVHCBillowing smoke’s stopped just-in-time with hydrant (old stand-up type)anag. in JIT + H
1580MARGENT def. BEETLES (Wrong Number)SecondThe old lip’s quivering in anger – maiden on verge of tearstears; anag. incl. m + t
1576FACADEVHCA finish in shellac stops dulling veneera c in fade
2001-2002
1567QUEENVHCPawn in extremis antique engagement ring?hidden; ref. chess
1563SLYBOOTSVHCWho’s devious – bit of a liar too – S. Byers, without hesitation?anag. incl. I less er; ref. Stephen B., Govt. Min. accused of deception
1559THEOLOGASTERVHCWord’s second go here? Last time being ‘non-plain’, one’s indifferent on resurrectionanag. incl. o, t; ref. earlier appearance of t. in AZ ‘Misprints’ comp.
1554PEARLVHCMarshal Earp facing outbreak of lawlessness – one way to make Buck?anag. + l; ref. Wyatt E. and Pearl B., US author
1546TRANSPARENTThirdSeeded entrant, Rafter’s in openspar in anag.; ref. Pat R., tennis
1544PATROL (with jumble of RAPTORES) (Christmas Devilry)VHCWatch, trio of patriarchs for star. Peace Lord, exalted without endpat + Lor(d) (rev.)
1537CAFTANVHCFat’s badly in fire for Bush: answer? ‘Clobber Oriental!’anag. in can
1524INGRATITUDEVHCWhat to expect on rendering drunk in gutter aid?anag. & lit.
2000-2001
1511DEEP-SEATEDVHCE-date’s fixed after getting leaked all over – is it constitutional?peed (rev.) + anag.
1506BARE(-)BONESVHCQueen’s heart captured by beast’s head as Oberon craftily releases love essencee in anag. incl. b less 0; ref. ‘MND’
1485BOURSE / TIFOSO (Right and Left)VHCIt’s fine pair naughty fan dancer’s ultimately revealed in carouse in Parisian stags’ venueit’s f 00 (anag.); r in bouse
1480SAMARITANSecondWhat’s rattling? It’s Renault’s big end: AA man gave roadside assistanceanag. incl. R
1467CANAPÉVHCAn actress’s first exercise after introduction to casting couchC + an a PE
1999-2000
1450PRETENDANTVHCDefaulting tenant, only half rent paid, in short he’s going to courtanag. incl re(nt) pd
1433NEANDERTHALVHCReally ancient succession’s ending and the earls (almost all) get sackedn + anag. less s
1428CRICETIDVHCBusy, endlessly busy I run inside wheeltec I in dic(k) (all rev.), & lit.
1998-1999
1387Dylan Thomas: A Child’s Christmas in Wales (Anagram)VHCLiar Clinton has a messy clash with Saddam. 
1376LOGOVHCMotive shown by felon Hercule Poirot bags (practically last of characters to become suspect)anag. of penultimate letters; motive = motif
1997-1998
1336STOCKINGSecondCarrying presents Gaspar & Co. queue first round crib, arriving from eastcot (rev.) in Kings, with s at front
1996-1997
1290NITERIEVHCWith last two to three runs in it, bats expect bouncers hereanag. incl. ee r
1281ABLUTOMANEVHC‘I want all spotless!’ – a tip from Basil to Manuel, getting clobberedanag. less B; ref ‘Fawlty Towers’
1268ARGIE-BARGIEVHCRowing boat No. 1 comes in after Joe snaps ‘Time up!’CI in era (rev.) + i in barge
1264TREDRILLE / FERVOROUS (Right and Left)VHCIt’s over for us playing as fans rile ref endlessly till red cards for threeanag.; anag. less f
1260OUT-AND-OUTVHCFive star or B & B?B = bowled
1995-1996
1234AVANT-PROPOSVHCWord given before? One should do as with TV – pop a ‘(R)’ onanag.
1232The world is too much with us; late and soon (Anagram)VHCHoliest child, thou wast wonderous to man. 
1994-1995
1186GRISELDAVHCMe name? Not exactly Germaine, ladscomp. anag. & lit.; ref. G. Greer
1178BOOTLEGVHCGet blotto? Not in dry state, brewing illegalanag. less TT
1152PARACETAMOLVHCI’m for slaking passion and quite fancy Cleopatra – Mark Aanag. incl. m
1993-1994
1147MAYDAYVHCUrgent demand from injured party gained advantage from The Sun, we ‘ear?‘made ’ay’
1134TOVARICHVHCShort being penetrated by Kasparov’s last four cunningly placed pieces gives mate to the latteranag. in tich
1122BASILIANVHCHead of brotherhood may confront one after naughty liaison (not on)b + anag. less on + an, & lit.
1113EMPLASTRUMVHCRelief for wound up metals firm? Could be one if amalgamatedcomp. anag.
1108GREENVHCMisplaced generosity? Not half, folk keep putting on meanag.
1104BURYING-PLACESFirstHavens for those who’ve departed jumping bail, e.g. N. Cyprusanag., ref. Azil Nadir scandal
1991-1992
1043PESTO (Printer’s Devilry)VHCLady of manor would call ‘Right!’ to lo/ver 
1021BEARDVHCDig this art, man – a Rembrandt, a Vandyke?comp. anag.
1013ALVEARYVHCBeehive hairstyle – vain wanton’s one in thiscomp. anag.
1990-1991
978DOUBLE-CENTURYVHCA cc or two of filling for denture plugs hollowed out cavitydouble + (d)entur(e) in c(avit)y
965EARBASH def. NECKLET (Wrong Number)VHCGas and BA shares drop a bit then rallydrop; anag. less s
961WAVESONVHCLost assets in offshore flotation? One was done out of third of savingsv in anag.
956SPEAR-SIDEVHCThe males are perilously near their end when embraced by unsated black widow?anag. + s in spide(r)
1989-1990
920CHRIST-CROSS-ROWThirdFacing consequence of mulish union dispute we’ve got someone to deliver all our lettersChrist cross row
913ARCHIBALDVHCHad calibre, possibly, to see off last of Luftwaffeanag. less e
1988-1989
887MONSTERVHCSabbath tormentor’s two thirds solved in minute? Hardly!anag. of S tormen(tor)
882DOSSIERVHCCriminal desirous of higher society to escape? File neededanag. less U
868ROLAND (2 clues + def. of contents) (Parcels)VHCWise old travellers all spot first sign of divinity in stange star, ferry gold and such from eastland-pilots, ro-ro; anag. incl. d; or or (all rev.)
862OFF-AND-ONVHCSometimes in seedy end of town you’re given a crafty noda + anag. in off n
857REDCAP / NICETY (Right and Left)VHCCareful choice in clubs in trap before end of fairway turns half decent par into birdiei’ c in net + y; de(cent) par anag.
844THEOLOGASTER (Misprints)VHCLather stooge in slapstick? Lather soon washes off himLuther; anag.
1987-1988
835PROSAICALVHCDry? Sip a cola on the rocks with a dash of rum inr in anag.
831COOLABAH (Spoonerisms)VHCWhat don’t you see in commie popsies? It’s not so hot having to check for listening devicesPommie copses; ‘cooler bar’
796UPHOLSTERYVHCThis must be well cut to give truly posh finish to setteeanag. incl. e
788CROWVHCPrize with this? wouldn’t I ——!2 meanings & lit.
1986-1987
779MISSING LINKVHCWhat’d make Glinka half gaga – omitted intermezzo?i.e. G(link)a, ga(ga)
774VICTORINEFirstTrevi – coin thrown – a comfort if cold shouldered?anag.
770HERMITSVHCAshramites? We as a set might becomp. anag. & lit.
1985-1986
705MUSICOTHERAPYVHCWherein doctor hums operatic overture to youanag. y & lit.
1984-1985
660Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse (Anagram)VHCCrimson nose gave Santa a true winter route 
1983-1984
618CRETISMVHCWhat don’t you see in French UHT mostly ? It’s nasty imported inventionanag. in crèm(e)
1982-1983
572SNAKE-OILVHCI slake no illanag. & lit.
568TETHER (Printer’s Devilry)VHCWhen editor says ‘S/ubs out’ – cut! 
1980-1981
452DISSENTERISMVHCIt could be rife if one denies Mrs T’s swayanag. incl. I & lit.
443STEEPLECROWNVHCSee pert clown perform in this? ?anag. & lit.
Ximenes competitions
1970-1971
1143MORGIANAThirdMy name’s made after weird power involves opening of grotto, one with gold inor + g(old) + I in mana & lit.
1110IMPERSONATEVHCMoonstruck men aspire to take offanag.
1969-1970
1084ANGEL-FOODVHCRich cake American eats, possiblyangel food, & lit.; cake (arch. sl.) = fool

 
HCs awarded to J. C. Leyland
Clues  |  Annual Honours   |  Other competitors

2017-2018
  2390 POISSON D’AVRIL
  2369 FACETIAE
  2364 COMPOST HEAP
 
2016-2017
  2318 TIMENOPENNY (TIMENOGUY) (Penny for the Guy)
  2309 GLOBETROTTER
 
2015-2016
  2279 CLEMENTINE
  2272 SNOWMOBILE
 
2014-2015
  2239 ERADIATE (Spoonerisms)
  2235 CHOCK-A-BLOCK
  2230 GATES OF DEATH
  2222 OBJECT LESSON
  2220 A twelve-letter ‘Christmas cracker’ (Christmas Cracker)
  2200 BRINDISI
 
2013-2014
  2183 SANGRAIL
  2178 PARISON
  2152 STUFFED SHIRT
  2148 ZOLLVEREIN
 
2012-2013
  2139 DE RIGUEUR
  2126 DESPERATE
  2113 PICAROON
  2109 THICKETY
 
2011-2012
  2087 ROCKET
  2078 RÉCOLLET
  2064 COLD TURKEY
  2053 PERISHER def. ESTIMATE (Wrong Number)
  2049 PARTY-POOPER
 
2010-2011
  2040 EASTER (Printer’s Devilry)
  2023 CHAMBRANLE
  2019 OVERAWE / HENOTIC (Right and Left)
  2010 A COMING OF AGE
  2006 GROAN (Spoonerisms)
  1992 FOULARD
 
2009-2010
  1960 NGANA (3 defs + letter mixture) (Parcels)
  1953 TRAUMA (misprint of T) (Misprints)
 
2008-2009
  1936 LITMUS TEST
  1918 PALAMPORE
  1910 BARPERSON
 
2007-2008
  1879 LITTER BASKET
  1875 GOUTTE / UPREAR (Right and Left)
  1862 UNALIKE (Spoonerisms)
 
2006-2007
  1806 INEBRIANT
  1804 CLOTHES SENSE (Spoonerisms)
  1797 HEART
  1792 APPALOOSA / ESTAMINET (Right and Left)
 
2005-2006
  1766 GEST (Printer’s Devilry)
  1762 DUDDERY
  1758 BIMBETTE
  1752 MIDWINTER
  1750 PLOUGHMAN
  1741 LORD NELSON
  1733 PALESTRA
 
2004-2005
  1724 MONEYBAGS
  1715 RELEASE / RASPING (Right and Left)
  1707 GALENA (Definition of Anagram)
  1685 MINO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1680 PILLOW-CUP
 
2003-2004
  1663 ARMAMENTARIA
  1659 SCAREDY-CAT
  1641 GADGETEER
  1624 BELAY
 
2002-2003
  1606 TEOSINTE / INTELSAT (Overlaps)
  1602 FENESTRA
  1593 MANSUETE
  1585 SHIATSU
  1572 SHIELD-MAY
 
2001-2002
  1550 MEMORITER
  1541 CHUPRASSY
 
2000-2001
  1515 SNIDE
  1502 RAPPEL
  1494 MARATHON
  1492 The year that Columbus discovered America (Anagram)
  1472 TORAN (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1999-2000
  1446 NEWSPAPERDOM
  1441 Word containing MM displaced by a bug (Millennium Bug)
  1439 JOHN CANOE
  1415 MANATI (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1998-1999
  1406 CHASSEPOT
  1402 PENTOSE (Definition of Anagram)
  1398 PERMETHRIN
  1394 BERGAMOT
  1389 ALL-OVERISH
  1372 MASTERSTROKE
  1367 SANBENITOS
  1363 MAVIN def. THONG (Wrong Number)
 
1997-1998
  1351 NEATEN (Printer’s Devilry)
  1346 PHARISEE
  1338 SMART ALEC
  1329 PITHOS
  1325 UPROOTAL
  1322 CARPET
  1312 REST-CURE
 
1996-1997
  1294 TRANSENNA
 
1995-1996
  1250 SONEOCARDIA (STENOCARDIA) (Ten to One)
  1247 PREDICANT
  1238 ELASTIN (Printer’s Devilry)
  1220 CASSANDRA
  1207 EPOCH-MARKING
  1203 CLERICALISM
 
1994-1995
  1190 DENARIUS
  1181 SLADE
  1180 COLD TURKEY
  1165 YAPSTER
  1161 ADIAPHORON
  1156 TERPSICHOREAN
 
1993-1994
  1143 DEATH (Printer’s Devilry)
  1139 BENJAMIN
  1117 STAMNOS (3 Consecutive Letters)
  1100 CONCORDANCE
 
1992-1993
  1084 PIERCEABLE / SALESGIRL (DLM)
  1078 KIRBEH
  1076 PARLOUR GAMES
  1074 DEMIREP
  1056 ENTRAIN def. ASTHORE (Wrong Number)
  1052 AGANIPPE
 
1991-1992
  1034 BURLAP
  1017 SCHAPSKA / PEARMAIN (Right and Left)
  1008 SPORTSCASTER (Misprints)
  1000 ONE THOUSAND
  995 STASIMA (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1990-1991
  991 BRASH (or BRUSH)
  982 ALMANAC
  974 AVANT-PROPOS
  969 BUNTER
  952 STAR (Spoonerisms)
 
1989-1990
  939 A-PER-SE / ESCROC (Right and Left)
  922 REFORMADO
  908 INDIGO (Printer’s Devilry)
  904 VOETGANGER
  895 TONE DEAF
 
1988-1989
  878 MOUSEPIECE
  869 HOLD-UPS
  866 NECTAREOUS
  840 SONDE
 
1987-1988
  816 POTLACH (with extra O in word) (Extra letter)
  809 DOLCE VITA
 
1985-1986
  712 PANTOMIME HORSE
 
1984-1985
  675 CONSTERNATE
  631 INTERLOCK
 
1983-1984
  610 DOUBLETHINK
  585 FLABELLIFORM
 
1982-1983
  576 TOP-NOTCH
  558 MINCEMEAT (with one extra R) (Extra Letter)
 
1981-1982
  506 ELANET (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1980-1981
  447 URTICARIA / APOGRAPHS (Right and Left)
  434 JARDINIÈRE
 
1979-1980
  404 CANDLE-HOLDER (Spoonerisms)
 
1976-1977
  247 FLIVVER
 
1972-1973
  1 ORGIAST
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1145 GENIPAP
  1135 HILAIRE BELLOC
  1131 CAROUSER (Misprints)
  1127 TRAYBIT
  1123 MAXIMIST
 
1969-1970
  1100 BEAU(C)LER(C) (Letters Latent)
  1091 WENCESLAS
  1089 ENCLOISTER
 


Annual Honours record of J. C. Leyland
Clues  |  HCs   |  Other competitors
YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2016-20174 (1, 1, 2) 4 2 3
2015-20161 (1, 0, 0) 8 2 4
2014-20153 (1, 1, 1) 1 6 11
2013-20140 6 4 16
2012-20132 (1, 1, 0) 5 4 5
2011-20121 (0, 0, 1) 3 5 17
2010-20111 (0, 1, 0) 6 6 8
2009-20103 (0, 2, 1) 8 2 1
2008-20094 (1, 2, 1) 6 3 1
2007-20082 (0, 2, 0) 5 3 6
2006-20072 (0, 1, 1) 5 4 6
2005-20062 (1, 0, 1) 1 7 13
2004-20050 6 5 12
2003-20041 (0, 1, 0) 6 3 12
2002-20032 (0, 1, 1) 3 5 8
2001-20021 (0, 0, 1) 7 2 5
2000-20011 (0, 1, 0) 4 5 17
1999-20000 3 4
1998-19990 2 8
1997-19981 (0, 1, 0) 0 7
1996-19970 5 1 17
1995-19960 1 6
1994-19950 3 6
1993-19941 (1, 0, 0) 5 4 11
1992-19930 0 6
1991-19920 3 5
1990-19910 4 5 21
1989-19901 (0, 0, 1) 1 5
1988-19890 6 4 11
1987-19880 4 2 17
1986-19871 (1, 0, 0) 2 0 25
1985-19860 1 1
1984-19850 1 2
1983-19840 1 2
1982-19830 2 2
1981-19820 0 1
1980-19810 2 2
1979-19800 0 1
 
1976-19770 0 1
 
1972-19730 0 1
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19711 (0, 0, 1) 1 5
1969-19700 1 3