Clues written by G. H. Clarke
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G. H. Clarke110293913Feb 1947Nov 199144y 9m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1990-1991
974AVANT-PROPOSSecondCould consist of five paras on topanag. incl. V, & lit.
1980-1981
443STEEPLECROWNVHCPiece spelt with two E’s at first? Wrong! Wear this hat!anag. + crown
1978-1979
354SHEER-HULKVHCHere’s battered, shortened hull and quarter deck – could have been seen in a breaker’s yardanag. + hul(l), (dec)k
1977-1978
276AMTRACKVHCTed’s first aboard ‘Morning Cloud’ – it’s a duck of a boat!T in a.m. rack; duck4; ref. Ted Heath’s yacht
259TRANSIREVHCLeads to tariff reckoning as necessary – some imports rate excessfirst letters & lit.
1975-1976
165Lance, pompano, bonito, porbeagle, thornback, menhaden, albacore, huso (Anagram)ThirdOh help! Benn on B.B.C. shook me! Anagram dealt boon – a real preoccupation 
Ximenes competitions
1961-1962
690ASCERTAINVHCDeranged sectarian? One carries little weight in Rome, see?anag., as (= weight) certain (= one)
1954 (1)
275ESTOVER (Printer’s Devilry)VHCGu/atemala dysentery! The M.A away?malady sent erythema
1950 (2)
150CAPILLAMENTSVHCUse the switch to check up on these filaments—lamps can’t lie!anag.
1948 (1)
66CHRISTMAS PIE or TURKEY CARPETVHCRecipe for a seasonable favourite—mince ham, add spice and stiranag.
1947 (1)
43DRESSINGVHCIt’s girding whether it’s up or down2 mngs.; dressing up, dressing down; girding1,2 = clothing, beating

 
HCs awarded to G. H. Clarke
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1991-1992
  1017 SCHAPSKA / PEARMAIN (Right and Left)
  1013 ALVEARY
 
1990-1991
  969 BUNTER
 
1989-1990
  922 REFORMADO
  895 TONE DEAF
  891 CAT
 
1988-1989
  878 MOUSEPIECE
 
1983-1984
  581 SPADROON def. MAVERICK (Wrong Number)
 
1982-1983
  564 PARAMENT
  534 DODGEM
 
1981-1982
  508 POSTURE-MAKER
  482 BODY-SNATCHER
 
1980-1981
  460 SWOOP
  454 CHRISTMAS BOX
 
1979-1980
  410 CUL-DE-SAC
  404 CANDLE-HOLDER (Spoonerisms)
 
1978-1979
  349 ODDCOMESHORT
  323 (C)U(C)KOO (Letters Latent)
 
1977-1978
  289 AMNESIAC
  263 ERIACH (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1976-1977
  225 VALETA
 
1975-1976
  174 EPEOLATRY
 
1974-1975
  118 OPERETTIST (Misprints)
 
1973-1974
  75 GROCETERIA
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1964-1965
  817 WYLIE-COATS
 
1962-1963
  728 ALDERMA(N) (N’s missing in def.) (Letters Latent)
 
1961-1962
  694 OSIRIS (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1954 (1)
  263 We think so then and we thought so still! (Anagram)
 
1953 (1)
  207 PAGEANT
 
1952 (1)
  184 MEREST / WYOMING (DLM)
 
1951 (1)
  157 ORANGE
 
1950 (1)
  128 AMMETER (Printer’s Devilry)
  123 LEECHES
 
1949 (2)
  112 SHEET (DLM)
  106 HELIOTROPE
 
1949 (1)
  100 Word containing ADDING
  96 INTERLOCK
 
1948 (1)
  76 VALEDICTORY
  70 GARBAGE
 


Annual Honours record of G. H. Clarke
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1991-19920 0 2
1990-19911 (0, 1, 0) 0 1
1989-19900 0 3
1988-19890 0 1
 
1983-19840 0 1
1982-19830 0 2
1981-19820 0 1
1980-19810 1 2
1979-19800 0 2
1978-19790 1 2
1977-19780 2 2
1976-19770 0 1
1975-19761 (0, 0, 1) 0 1
1974-19750 0 1
1973-19740 0 1
 
Ximenes competitions
1964-19650 0 1
 
1962-19630 0 1
1961-19620 1 1
 
1954 (1)0 1 1
 
1953 (1)0 0 1
 
1952 (1)0 0 1
 
1951 (1)0 0 1
1950 (2)0 1 0
1950 (1)0 0 2
1949 (2)0 0 2
1949 (1)0 0 2
 
1948 (1)0 1 2
 
1947 (1)0 1 0