Clues written by R. C. Teuton
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R. C. Teuton11779101118133Jun 1977Jul 201841y 1m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2017-2018
2399CHARMEUSEVHCMake me a slip with ruches from this?anag. & lit.
2390POISSON D’AVRILVHCReviviscent spoof failed? A variation renders this effectivecomp. anag. & lit.; ref. earlier appearance of clue word in AZ ‘Letters Latent’ comp.
2386PENNY-A-LINERVHCWriter with speciality in a poor yarn?pen + line in anag., & lit.
2382STRIPE def. HARLOT (Wrong Number)VHCSouped-up Esprit? It may suggest you can go faster on the road!road; anag.; ref. Lotus E., go-faster stripes
2376SOW(PIASTRE)ENS (Christmas Pudding)VHCFinishes off Christmas beano with mince pies, a couple of truffles and nutss, o + w anag. incl. tr + ens
2373CACOGASTRICVHCGetting this with evening out revelling? Could be I counteract with e.g. Gavisconcomp. anag. & lit.; ref. brand of indigestion remedy
2369FACETIAEVHCTerm for literature in truth that is filled with adult contente in fact + a in i.e., & lit.
2360VIDENDAVHCWith some devilment, Ian (Ed.) wickedly pursues the essence of Private Eye’s agenda?v + anag. incl. d; ref. I. Hislop
2016-2017
2356PUBLIC SERVANTVHCCup rivals bent on cluing one that does for the rest of us?anag.; ref. AZ comps
2343RESTORE (Printer’s Devilry)VHCThe keenest of solvers, if ill, squa/nder entries to Azed regularly 
2338TRUMPVHCA little gas released from the reart(He) rump, & lit.
2318TIMENOPENNY (TIMENOGUY) (Penny for the Guy)VHCTrump’s dropping behind before nominee’s running with Pence on board ends in Republican victory – this deflects snarls of ‘rigging’T(rump) + p in anag. + n, y
2313PERFECTThirdInside No. 1 Court you may see a Roger Federer trademark aceRF in pee ct
2309GLOBETROTTERVHCI may be right into touring Togo, Tebet and Luxor on vacationr in anag. incl. L(uxo)r, & lit.
2015-2016
2305AGREE def. PATCH (Wrong Number)VHCAre trousers pinching in the rear? Insert a piece of elasticated cottone in g in are; piece
2300MISHMASHVHCComic lead in movies has his chum in fine messanag. incl. m, m; in fine = finally; ref. Laurel & Hardy
2274SIMPATICOVHCMisanthropic? Contrariwise – lacking any vestiges of nastiness, hatred or rancouranag. less n, h, r, & lit.
2261GANGSTERLANDVHCThere’s an opening to nab lags with dragnet cast around hereanag. incl. n, & lit.
2014-2015
2248WAISTLINEVHCEating well, as I do, is this spreading with old age?comp. anag. & lit.
2244AVANT-GARDISTEVHCTerm for improv artist with agenda to stray from the normanag. incl. v, & lit.
2239ERADIATE (Spoonerisms)FirstSpread like buns seems to excite Remove’s oversized character, ‘I’d eat and eat endlessly’sun’s beams; anag. incl. R less t; ref. Billy Bunter
2235CHOCK-A-BLOCKVHCYou could get quite full stuffing face with this interminable Bake Offhoc + anag. less e in clock; ref. TV series
2226DOUBLE-PARKINGVHCLeaving SEAT alongside PU at kerb? Possiblyanag. less SEAT; PU = pick-up
2222OBJECT LESSONVHCBe hit with Noel’s cost around the beginning of January – giving you this?J in anag., & lit.
2218FOREIGNERSecondSort originally from region round here? Not he(he)re in anag. incl. f, & lit.
2209(O)CT(O)BER (Letters Latent)VHCSuch strong beer? You could get awful roughness with thiscomp. anag. & lit.
2205CUMBERSOMEVHCClumsy turn – not the first to be seen during opener of Strictly Come Dancing(n)umber in anag. incl. S
2200BRINDISIVHCEntering bar on vacation in Italy, I’d start to sing drunkenly – this?anag. incl. s in b(a)r in I, & lit.
2013-2014
2196SEMANTRA / TRABEATE (Overlaps)ThirdWe might replace Bell; star name’s out of form, almost broken, having more than one flat summeranag.; beate(n); ref. test cricket
2191PLUGVHCClay’s boxing Liston’s head, punch ending in lump on earL in pug2; p + lug
2183SANGRAILVHCThis bounty may be in a Glastonbury settingcomp. anag. & lit.
2178PARISONVHCSoprani going high? Glass could get blown from thisanag.
2170SAYONARAVHCA closing remark directed towards Rising Sun representation?a after say on Ra (rev.), & lit.
2165OUT OF ORDERFirstBatting four Root protects tail-enders in England collapse with series lostd, e in anag.; ref. Joe Root, England cricketer
2161FARRAGOVHCHash tag Ring! – start of flotation arrives releasing capital for Twittertag O with f arr for T; ref. flotation of Twitter
2152STUFFED SHIRTVHC——: a man so styled could be unashamed stiff sortcomp. anag. & lit.
2148ZOLLVEREINVHCZone for German states initially, used in negotiating over sellinganag. with z for G, s, & lit.
2012-2013
2135LOBVHCOffensive underarm waft sent up with a bit of loft?BO + l (all rev.), & lit.
2131DIVES / MALIK (Right and Left)VHCIndia’s big hitter miles out of form, disheartened Kapil Dev is sadly getting ducksm + anag. less p; anag.; ref. former Indian all-rounder
2126DESPERATEVHCPie-eater Dan’s seen as this in a comiccomp. anag. & lit.
2122NICETYVHCIn final I see Andy passing and getting fine pointI c in net2 + (And)y; ref. tennis
2116YULETIDE (with jumble of COMEDO) (Christmas Devilry)VHCCan turkey become OD? Ideal spread for this break!comp. anag. & lit.
2109THICKETYVHCFoggy and central characters in comedic idyll acted daft as brushesthick + anag. of central letters; ref ‘Last of the Summer Wine’
2100A STITCH IN TIMEVHCClassic piece of Wisdom, playing central character in sixties cinema hit, it’s ——anag. incl. t; ref. Norman W. film
2096TRICKVHCAlternatively this term for timepiece could be tickeranag. incl. e, & lit.
2011-2012
2091SNIFTERVHCYou could get a taste of Remy’s finest from thisanag. incl. R, & lit.; ref. R. Martin brandy
2083BEWITCHFirstTo —— I afflict with obi etccomp. anag. & lit.
2064COLD TURKEYVHCRegulars amongst Yuletide cluers knew of blunder leading to withdrawal of regular fix?anag. of alternate letters; ref. AZ’s blunder, but see below!
2010-2011
2040EASTER (Printer’s Devilry)SecondSummer wine’s austere character appeared in the l/ot I choseref. Nora Batty in ‘Last of the Summer Wine’
2009-2010
1988PERIQUEVHCPiper’s quote, ‘——’s top blend’comp. anag.& lit.
1984ORWEL(L)IAN (Doublethink)VHCWe adored Animal Farm (famed —— drama/novel)comp. anag. & lit.
1960NGANA (3 defs + letter mixture) (Parcels)VHCWhat might top African steed gain now as a racehorse? Money, African moneyWONGA NAIRAS
2008-2009
1936LITMUS TESTFirstA ——’s blue? It must tell us base is dissolvedcomp. anag. & lit.
1927TONSURE (Spoonerisms)VHCClear out nuclear store drastically? Brown’s called for such a cutanag. less clear; crown’s bald
1914VE(S)TAL (Letters Latent)First—— chose career in chaste lovecomp. anag. & lit.
1910BARPERSONFirstThis one may serve beers with apron oncomp. anag. & lit.
1908WE THREE KINGSVHC—— trek when sign unfolds, heading for Nativity to become the origin of Epiphanyanag. with E for N, & lit.
1906MORSEVHC‘Cluing Maestro ’08’? That could be —— at 80comp. anag. & lit.
1901SANITISEVHCMake PC stable with thingy one’s installedit I’s in sane
1888RASTER (Printer’s Devilry)VHCPerforming Stabat Mater that’s topped the pops? Not exactly elect/rifying act!ref. Clytemnestra, Agamemnon, etc.
2007-2008
1875GOUTTE / UPREAR (Right and Left)VHCGet high at university? Student can drop out and get workup + rear; anag.
1862UNALIKE (Spoonerisms)VHCAttached to the local him (raving alkie), is ‘sot’ the very name?not the very same; un + anag.
1845UPBRAIDThirdTwit in wacky pair with Bud?anag.; ref. (Bud) Abbott & (Lou) Costello
2006-2007
1806INEBRIANTVHCDeviant orientation of bi trannie? Half-and-half, perhapsanag.; i.e. bisexual transvestite, mixture of beer and stout
1804CLOTHES SENSE (Spoonerisms)VHCHostel’s scene stimulated taste for guest beerbest gear; anag.
1801RUSE DE GUERREVHCUsurer consumed with greed adopts a little extortion stratagemanag. + e
2005-2006
1779NEWIE (misprint of U) (Misprints)VHCWhat’s making debit note get waived regularly?debut; n + alternate letters
1775ROUGH-AND-READYVHCLike a quick fix? Try tripping on hard drug, yea?anag.
1771PARTERREVHCAre Pinter plays absorbing some regulars in ——?comp. anag. incl. r, & lit.
1766GEST (Printer’s Devilry)VHCIt’s wrongdoing man I cure without a fine or a n/ick 
1758BIMBETTEVHCDim little babes? All ——s I’d fancycomp. anag. & lit.
1750PLOUGHMANThirdHam, a slice of Granary, plus a couple of onions (pickled)? Could be ——’sanag. incl. G, on, & lit.
1746ENTOMICVHCYou might see hideous nit come to do with bugsanag.; ref. song ‘The Ugly Bug Ball’
1737ANIMUSVHCJung’s inner part (male one) displayed in a she not heun m I (anag.) in a s(he), & lit.; display = unfold
1733PALESTRAVHCWorking out, a grappler’s seen in —— group, possiblycomp. anag. & lit.
2002-2003
1615RUGATEVHCWrinkly whips up the urge – he goes for Viagra finallya for he in anag.
1611LEISLERVHCBelfry being traditionally troublesome riles Els no end?anag. less final s
1598PHRASEMONGERFirstHa! Emperor’s new clothes no good – he’s all talk and no trousers!ng in anag.
1572SHIELD-MAYVHCWild ‘male-ish’ lady? Not halfanag. incl. (la)dy, & lit.
1998-1999
1363MAVIN def. THONG (Wrong Number)VHCExpert finale to strip from gyrating vamp I notevam(p) anag. + In; strip
1995-1996
1234AVANT-PROPOSSecond‘It’s written before introduction of volume, an ——’? Repeat arises – oops! that’s carelessa2 + v + an + rpt (rev.) + anag., & lit.
1207EPOCH-MARKINGVHCMajor could be home packing accepting Redwood’s leaderR in anag.
1203CLERICALISMVHCCalculating minister could be attuning converted with thiscomp. anag. & lit.
1994-1995
1194DONETVHCPartially undone trousseau provided some assistance to the inexperienced Latin loverhidden
1186GRISELDAVHCJob as a woman? Chap lies wearing a form of draganag. in anag.
1181SLADEVHC‘Noddy’ leads ——?anag. & lit.; ref N. Holder, lead singer of Slade pop group
1169BLITHE / URSINE (Right and Left)VHCThoughtless British railway’s hit badly before end of dispute – some detours inevitable along the lines of, say, Paddington?B L + anag. + e; hidden
1165YAPSTERVHCBarking pet, say, Rex?anag. + R, & lit.
1161ADIAPHORONVHCWhen renting a radiophone put aside a little expenditure for non-essential usageanag. less e
1152PARACETAMOLVHCMolar apt to throb? Then swallow oneace in anag. & lit.
1993-1994
1147MAYDAYVHC——? This can supply many yachts aid in distresscomp. anag. & lit.
1139BENJAMINVHC—— n sticky substance, one found in tropical treen + jam + I in ben, & lit.
1128CHRISTMAS PRESENTVHCThis stems Prancer’s flying?anag. & lit.; Santa’s reindeer
1122BASILIANVHCBails dislodged by Botham? He’s one that’s liable to get into the habit!anag. + Ian
1992-1993
1091SAPSAGO (Spoonerisms)VHC‘What you could get from a kiss, wow!’ gasps a palpitating loveanag. + 0; Swiss cow
1991-1992
1043PESTO (Printer’s Devilry)VHCAfter atrophy, belligerent crows cra/m a hawk overheadref. Crow tribe
1030PASTILLEVHCStarts to emit aromatic tang if lit with spillanag. incl. e, a, r, & lit.
1021BEARDVHCWhat’s barber shaved off with some dexterous manipulation of blade – left to right?arbe anag. + d; anag. of blade with r for l, & lit.
1017SCHAPSKA / PEARMAIN (Right and Left)VHCBrilliant Botham’s last one in for Worcester? Guy’s displaying a touch of sheer genius without protective headgearpear m a in; chap’s in s ka
1004OIL PAINTINGSVHCIs Panini’s toiling represented in ——?comp. anag. & lit.
1990-1991
987IRON CURTAINVHCIts breakdown could effect the start of Communist ruination, right?anag. incl. C, r & lit.
972Anagram of 28 letters (Anagram)VHCTurn ABLE into UBLE – a change of hat! 
956SPEAR-SIDEVHCThe men in trees?pears in side, & lit.; men = team members; in vb
1989-1990
939A-PER-SE / ESCROC (Right and Left)VHCPlay soccer? He’d bamboozle the very best in some newspapers’ estimationanag.; hidden
934LACE-UPSThirdSolved clues appear fruitless? Place us differently, we tie up in pairsanag. less pear; anag.
922REFORMADOVHCHe could have reflected ‘O, for armed conflict’anag.
1987-1988
788CROWVHCThe principles of Cluedo – room, occupant, weapon and an element of murder?first letters; m. collective noun for crows
1986-1987
774VICTORINEVHCBase of neck? I cover it extravagantlyn + anag. & lit.; b. = starting point
1985-1986
701BALUSTRADESecondA busted rail could be replaced by this I fancyanag. less i, & lit.
1984-1985
670TURNIP-FLEAVHC——s? Plant rife with us could be spoiltcomp. anag. & lit.
649AUSTRALORPVHCI could serve up roast meal, right? Pluck me first though!anag. incl. r less me, & lit.
1983-1984
585FLABELLIFORMVHCWhat’s leading lady in marvellous film-role unfurled? It’s fan-shapedl in fab + anag.
1981-1982
495CACOETHESVHCA wee Scotch could develop into this (and women)comp. anag. incl. w & lit.
1979-1980
397BIJOUTERIE (Misprints)VHCGets Unionist in Ireland to face undergoing revolutionary changegems; U in Eire to jib (all rev.)
1978-1979
354SHEER-HULKVHCCraft that’s pulled down contains thin green ‘man’ – incredible!sheer hulk; ref. Incredible Hulk T.V. series; ‘Men from Mars’
352FAIRY LIGHTSVHCWhat could make a fir sightly?anag., & lit.
319PODESTAVHCCrooked character’s given time in case before magistratees (=S) + t. in pod a.

 
HCs awarded to R. C. Teuton
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2017-2018
  2403 SWALE (Spoonerisms)
  2395 PURITANISM
  2378 PROPOSAL
  2364 COMPOST HEAP
 
2016-2017
  2351 RHAGADES
  2347 ASLEEP
  2334 ALLELUIAH
  2330 BRAZEN / MOPISH (Right and Left)
  2324 CELEBRATIONS
 
2015-2016
  2291 AVESTA (Printer’s Devilry)
  2287 VALET
  2283 BARGAIN
  2279 CLEMENTINE
  2270 FENESTRA
  2265 ESPRIT FORT
  2257 BUST-UP / PIT-PAT (Right and Left)
  2250 MILESTONE (with missing O) (Missing Letter)
 
2014-2015
  2230 GATES OF DEATH
  2220 A twelve-letter ‘Christmas cracker’ (Christmas Cracker)
  2213 SOLECISM
 
2013-2014
  2187 WEST
  2174 CHARET (Printer’s Devilry)
  2168 CENTURY (with missing C) (Missing Letter)
  2157 MELODRAMATIC
 
2012-2013
  2118 BLOKEISH
  2105 TITANIC / ICEBERG (Overlaps)
 
2011-2012
  2078 RÉCOLLET
  2074 BENNET
  2062 APPLE-KNOCKER
  2058 ROBUST
  2053 PERISHER def. ESTIMATE (Wrong Number)
  2049 PARTY-POOPER
  2045 CATENATE
 
2010-2011
  2036 AL CONTO
 
2009-2010
  1979 FAR-OUT
  1967 SUBORDINATELY
  1949 PALFRENIER
 
2008-2009
  1932 NINE-TO-FIVE
  1918 PALAMPORE
  1893 EARTHY
 
2007-2008
  1871 FAIRY GOLD
  1866 BINGE
  1849 AUXESIS
 
2006-2007
  1823 KISS
  1810 HARE / POSEUR / SERINETTE (DLM)
 
2005-2006
  1762 DUDDERY
  1753 DIAGONAL
  1741 LORD NELSON
 
2004-2005
  1702 WORDSMITHERY
 
2003-2004
  1637 AMNESIC
 
2002-2003
  1619 GISMO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1602 FENESTRA
  1580 MARGENT def. BEETLES (Wrong Number)
 
2001-2002
  1544 PATROL (with jumble of RAPTORES) (Christmas Devilry)
  1524 INGRATITUDE
  1519 CARRY-ON
 
2000-2001
  1511 DEEP-SEATED
 
1996-1997
  1307 AGILE (Spoonerisms)
  1300 OXFORD (extra O) (Extra Letter)
  1290 NITERIE
  1281 ABLUTOMANE
  1260 OUT-AND-OUT
 
1995-1996
  1247 PREDICANT
  1229 GRUPPETTO
  1220 CASSANDRA
  1216 CHAPERON
 
1994-1995
  1200 Nine letter word (C and T latent) (Letters Latent)
  1174 DINGLE-DANGLE
  1156 TERPSICHOREAN
 
1993-1994
  1130 AGRESTAL
  1117 STAMNOS (3 Consecutive Letters)
  1113 EMPLASTRUM
 
1992-1993
  1095 STINK
  1087 OLD SOLDIER
  1084 PIERCEABLE / SALESGIRL (DLM)
  1069 (P)OSTICHE (Headpieces)
  1065 TANDOORI
  1061 MAGIC
  1056 ENTRAIN def. ASTHORE (Wrong Number)
  1048 GALLOPADE
 
1991-1992
  1034 BURLAP
  1024 PRESENT (3 defs + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)
  1008 SPORTSCASTER (Misprints)
 
1990-1991
  991 BRASH (or BRUSH)
  978 DOUBLE-CENTURY
  974 AVANT-PROPOS
  969 BUNTER
  965 EARBASH def. NECKLET (Wrong Number)
  952 STAR (Spoonerisms)
 
1989-1990
  904 VOETGANGER
  895 TONE DEAF
 
1988-1989
  866 NECTAREOUS
  862 OFF-AND-ON
  853 DEBACLE
 
1987-1988
  805 LITOTES
  796 UPHOLSTERY
  792 DISTHENE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1986-1987
  735 MALIGN
 
1985-1986
  688 CUCURBITAL
 
1984-1985
  675 CONSTERNATE
  635 ROSEMARY
 
1983-1984
  590 MINEVER
 
1982-1983
  568 TETHER (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1981-1982
  508 POSTURE-MAKER
  504 SIMMENTHALER
  500 BEFOOL (two extra Ds) (Extra Letter)
  486 JUMPED-UP
 
1980-1981
  447 URTICARIA / APOGRAPHS (Right and Left)
  426 MISL(E)ADING (Letters Latent)
  423 ACCOUTRE
 
1979-1980
  401 GO-AHEAD
  371 GRADIN
 
1978-1979
  366 MONKEY-SHINE
  340 BOOKSIE
 
1977-1978
  310 STERNFAST
  300 SLINK-BUTCHER
  285 BOYFRIEND (Misprints)
  272 MALAGUETTA
 


Annual Honours record of R. C. Teuton
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2016-20171 (0, 0, 1) 5 5 12
2015-20160 4 7 28
2014-20152 (1, 1, 0) 8 3 3
2013-20142 (1, 0, 1) 7 4 4
2012-20130 8 2 8
2011-20121 (1, 0, 0) 2 7 26
2010-20111 (0, 1, 0) 0 1
2009-20100 3 3
2008-20093 (3, 0, 0) 5 3 4
2007-20081 (0, 0, 1) 2 3 24
2006-20070 3 2
2005-20061 (0, 0, 1) 8 3 3
2004-20050 0 1
2003-20040 0 1
2002-20031 (1, 0, 0) 3 3 18
2001-20020 0 3
2000-20010 0 1
 
1998-19990 1 0
 
1996-19970 0 5
1995-19960 2 4
1994-19950 7 3 8
1993-19940 4 3 23
1992-19930 1 8
1991-19920 5 3 15
1990-19910 3 6
1989-19901 (0, 0, 1) 2 2 21
1988-19890 0 3
1987-19880 1 3
1986-19870 1 1
1985-19861 (0, 1, 0) 0 1
1984-19850 2 2
1983-19840 1 1
1982-19830 0 1
1981-19820 1 4
1980-19810 0 3
1979-19800 1 2
1978-19790 3 2
1977-19780 0 4