Clues written by Mrs D. M. Colley
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Mrs D. M. Colley1202102714Mar 1974May 199319y 2mD. M. Colley
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1989-1990
926NERDVHCPain in the neck starts in nerve ends right by back of headn,e,r,d
1988-1989
878MOUSEPIECEVHCIs this bit applied to a black eye?mouse piece, & lit.
840SONDEVHCE.g. Noah’s dove? Better have go with this!comp. anag. & lit.
1987-1988
796UPHOLSTERYThirdWherein on railway you find slashed holes put?anag. + ry, & lit.
1986-1987
774VICTORINEVHCKind of peach put in jam or cannedor in tin in vice
1985-1986
718FLO(GG)IN(G) (Letters Latent)VHCPunishment given by foreign law for one in ‘cooler’loi for a in fan
1983-1984
600Into the jaws of Death / Into the mouth of Hell (Anagram)VHCOh what faith led them on to the line of joust 
590MINEVERVHCTrimming of the judiciary appears in Ministry brief by first woman leader to ruleMin. Eve r; ref. M. Thatcher
1981-1982
504SIMMENTHALERVHCHimmler’s neat? Could beanag. & lit.
1980-1981
430TEGULASecondThatcher’s first rule – right’s going for what’ll keep wet out of houseT + (r)egula
1979-1980
393INTRACARDIACVHCBeat erratic and no end of ache, first clue (usually) – indicating this trouble?anag. less e + 1 ac
1978-1979
352FAIRY LIGHTSVHCIllumination appropriate to this puzzle is just before start of your cluesfair + y + lights; ref. preamble

 
HCs awarded to Mrs D. M. Colley
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1992-1993
  1095 STINK
 
1991-1992
  1008 SPORTSCASTER (Misprints)
 
1990-1991
  947 SHOULDER-SLIP
 
1989-1990
  895 TONE DEAF
 
1987-1988
  827 MICKEY-TAKING
  816 POTLACH (with extra O in word) (Extra letter)
 
1986-1987
  783 CAMPESINO
  764 CHILDERMAS
  750 SALMAGUNDY (THLMAGUY/OULMAGUY) (750 themed clue)
 
1985-1986
  714 MOTE
  692 FIDIBUS def. PRICKET (Wrong Number)
 
1984-1985
  679 ESTOVER (Printer’s Devilry)
  670 TURNIP-FLEA
  666 Any word; subsidiary indication omits an animal (Beasts)
 
1983-1984
  627 AMBIENT
  603 FIGULINE
  585 FLABELLIFORM
 
1982-1983
  568 TETHER (Printer’s Devilry)
  564 PARAMENT
  538 INGRAIN
 
1981-1982
  521 ATTITUDINISE
  513 ETYMOLOGICON
 
1980-1981
  452 DISSENTERISM
 
1979-1980
  397 BIJOUTERIE (Misprints)
  384 OUTSPREADING
 
1978-1979
  358 UPSTART def. NON-TERM (Wrong Number)
 
1974-1975
  105 Malabar-rat, raccoon, nylghau, oriole, aberdevine, howler (Anagram)
 


Annual Honours record of Mrs D. M. Colley
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YearPrizes
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VHCsHCsPosition
1992-19930 0 1
1991-19920 0 1
1990-19910 0 1
1989-19900 1 1
1988-19890 2 0
1987-19881 (0, 0, 1) 0 2
1986-19870 1 3
1985-19860 1 2
1984-19850 0 3
1983-19840 2 3
1982-19830 0 3
1981-19820 1 2
1980-19811 (0, 1, 0) 0 1
1979-19800 1 2
1978-19790 1 1
 
1974-19750 0 1