Clues written by D. M. Duckworth
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D. M. Duckworth1000103210May 1974Apr 199217y 11m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1991-1992
1039TOLERABLEVHCCastaway’s choice of luxury might make desert island this – atoll flowing with beer!anag.
1988-1989
874BLUESTOCKINGVHCIt’s unusual for her to be stuck on bilge!anag. & lit.
866NECTAREOUSVHCWhat Golden Delicious may be said to be – producing a ‘Euro-scent’ when cut up?anag.; ref. imported apple and honey
1984-1985
657SILLY-BILLYVHCTo be pitied once, and in succession, can, perhaps lead to one being prone to follysilly + billy
1979-1980
404CANDLE-HOLDER (Spoonerisms)VHCOne who would burn lined tie each end. Droll? Extraordinary!turn blind eye; anag.
1977-1978
301TROLLOPISHVHCMixed up with posh lot, girl loses head… and possibly becomes this?anag. less g, & lit.
263ERIACH (Printer’s Devilry)VHCBeen playing hard to get? H/eal lovers’ tiff … and soon! 
1976-1977
243OLYMPICVHCSet up this variety of a torch in a certain way and the result will be polychromatic!comp. anag. & lit.
1974-1975
127FRITHSOKENVHCAn old-style asylum here; risk, then, of its members being disturbedanag.
114PANICVHCIt’s quiet, with one in charge? Quite the oppositep, an, i/c

 
HCs awarded to D. M. Duckworth
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1990-1991
  974 AVANT-PROPOS
 
1989-1990
  930 SABULOSE
 
1987-1988
  827 MICKEY-TAKING
  814 SPOUSAGE
 
1986-1987
  764 CHILDERMAS
 
1985-1986
  709 GINGER
 
1984-1985
  670 TURNIP-FLEA
  666 Any word; subsidiary indication omits an animal (Beasts)
  662 BARGE-COUPLE
  644 EASY STREET (or STAPELIA)
  640 MACHETE
 
1983-1984
  609 LUCKY-BAG
  603 FIGULINE
  585 FLABELLIFORM
 
1978-1979
  362 SEA-SOLDIER
  327 HEMLOCK
  314 MERIL (Spoonerisms)
 
1977-1978
  272 MALAGUETTA
 
1976-1977
  234 HOROSCOPIST
  225 VALETA
  221 PADDY-WHACK
  212 SURCINGLES
 
1975-1976
  183 PICKLE
  161 ANCON
 
1974-1975
  152 ENAMORADO / ESCLANDRE (Right and Left)
  139 PIEPOWDER
 
1973-1974
  95 THUNDERCLAP
  53 ALEXANDERS
 
1972-1973
  45 NEMORAL
  40 FANTOCCINI
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1143 MORGIANA
 
1968-1969
  1045 SPLIT / MOUTH (Right and Left)
 


Annual Honours record of D. M. Duckworth
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YearPrizes
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VHCsHCsPosition
1991-19920 1 0
1990-19910 0 1
1989-19900 0 1
1988-19890 2 0
1987-19880 0 2
1986-19870 0 1
1985-19860 0 1
1984-19850 1 5
1983-19840 0 3
 
1979-19800 1 0
1978-19790 0 3
1977-19780 2 1
1976-19770 1 4
1975-19760 0 2
1974-19750 2 2
1973-19740 0 2
1972-19730 0 2
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 0 1
 
1968-19690 0 1