Clues written by Mrs A. Boyes
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Mrs A. Boyes2803257831Dec 1969Mar 200636y 3mMrs Anne Boyes
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2004-2005
1719ANHELATIONVHCWhat one struggling to inhale exhibitsanag., & lit.
2002-2003
1580MARGENT def. BEETLES (Wrong Number)VHCFringe mauls Emin art, chucking half of it out for goodmauls; g for i in anag.; ref. Tracey E.
1995-1996
1232The world is too much with us; late and soon (Anagram)VHCRude hotel to oust woman with child on ass. 
1203CLERICALISMThirdThis pattern of cloth (as in Paisley) is fine one, found in hundred weaving millsC + eric a in anag.; ref Ian P.
1994-1995
1194DONETVHC’E don’t is bad grammaranag.
1993-1994
1147MAYDAYVHCUrgent message Amy had sent out: LOSING HEIGHT POSITION UNKNOWNanag. less h + y; ref. Amy Johnson
1139BENJAMINVHCDizzy, possibly, from height I’m climbing in wintertimeben + I’m (rev.) in Jan.; ref Disraeli
1992-1993
1087OLD SOLDIERVHCHaving initially obtained recognition of bravery in lines, something I’ll never do – runo + DSO in ll + die r
1990-1991
991BRASH (or BRUSH)VHCStart of bloody day’s shooting, or bloody end to a day’s huntingb rush; fox’s tail
987IRON CURTAINVHCA production ‘Rain’, in court for borderline obscenityanag.
969BUNTERSecondSomething I craved nearly all the timebun ter(m) & lit.
1982-1983
556SWEAL (Misprints)VHCHear Walesa’s free, but not activesear; anag. less a; ref. Lech W.
1981-1982
508POSTURE-MAKERVHCI supply rack joints, mince or English rump steakanag. incl E; supply adv.
478BIBLIOPEGISTSecondPout goes lip – with it in a pucker I’ll follow fanfarebib + anag.; fanfare style of binding
1980-1981
439LINGA (Printer’s Devilry)VHCPut carpet ro/ll on Tintometer – one strip 
1979-1980
401GO-AHEADVHCUp-and-coming Spanish artist with cape; no call for end to tauromachy thereGo(y)a head
397BIJOUTERIE (Misprints)VHCKings, among other things, long to leave wild jubilee riotanag. less L
1978-1979
354SHEER-HULKVHCBowling ended thus – result of break by a yard2 meanings; ref. song ‘Tom Bowling’
1977-1978
276AMTRACKVHCI might tear up tarmac – and finish in dock!anag. + k & lit.
259TRANSIREVHCTrainers may become an unnecessary item to the successful runneranag.
1975-1976
203BOGYVHCWhat makes ghastly start in youth?g in boy & lit.
178A(U)G(U)ST (Letters Latent)VHCHaving entered nags, then I expect to take the odd tumble in the ring!hidden
161ANCONVHCI go a bundle on low-down joints when with a fancy bird!i.e. Ancon(a)
1974-1975
127FRITHSOKENVHCInitially hunchback swung in a French one – with many a pull!Fr. I + hs in token; ref. Notre Dame
1973-1974
88BLOOMERYVHCI get hot handling bars – like Daisy Bell?i.e. bloomer-y; ref. ‘Daisy, Daisy…’
75GROCETERIAVHCWay-out erotic gear temptingly displays the goodsanag.
1972-1973
27VINEGARVHCFinal addition to the contents of the Final Edition?cryptic def.; fish and chips
Ximenes competitions
1970-1971
1158ELEPHANT-SEALVHCVast mass on shore from ‘Panther’—no end to it—in all English S.E. anyhowanag. Panthe(r) all E S.E.; ref. Liberian tanker recently grounded on Goodwin Sands off S.E. coast

 
HCs awarded to Mrs A. Boyes
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2005-2006
  1762 DUDDERY
  1741 LORD NELSON
  1737 ANIMUS
 
2004-2005
  1724 MONEYBAGS
 
2003-2004
  1663 ARMAMENTARIA
  1659 SCAREDY-CAT
  1646 BLACK
 
2001-2002
  1559 THEOLOGASTER
  1550 MEMORITER
 
1999-2000
  1415 MANATI (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1998-1999
  1394 BERGAMOT
  1385 PANTRIES
  1367 SANBENITOS
 
1997-1998
  1360 BOG-ASPHODEL
  1355 DIACATHOLICON
  1351 NEATEN (Printer’s Devilry)
  1322 CARPET
 
1996-1997
  1307 AGILE (Spoonerisms)
  1273 SIPOREX
  1260 OUT-AND-OUT
 
1995-1996
  1255 CATAFALCO
  1229 GRUPPETTO
  1220 CASSANDRA
 
1994-1995
  1180 COLD TURKEY
 
1993-1994
  1130 AGRESTAL
  1126 CHEATERY
 
1992-1993
  1091 SAPSAGO (Spoonerisms)
  1076 PARLOUR GAMES
  1065 TANDOORI
  1061 MAGIC
  1052 AGANIPPE
 
1991-1992
  1034 BURLAP
  1021 BEARD
  1000 ONE THOUSAND
 
1990-1991
  956 SPEAR-SIDE
 
1986-1987
  764 CHILDERMAS
 
1982-1983
  559 EMBASE
  558 MINCEMEAT (with one extra R) (Extra Letter)
 
1981-1982
  525 PABOUCHE
  521 ATTITUDINISE
  491 SEVENTY-EIGHT
  486 JUMPED-UP
  482 BODY-SNATCHER
  473 HERRING-BONE
 
1980-1981
  469 APLUSTRE
  460 SWOOP
  456 BALADINE
  454 CHRISTMAS BOX
  434 JARDINIÈRE
 
1979-1980
  406 BOIL
  384 OUTSPREADING
  375 SPREATHE
  371 GRADIN
 
1977-1978
  300 SLINK-BUTCHER
  263 ERIACH (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1976-1977
  229 METRICATE
  221 PADDY-WHACK
  216 SCANTITY
 
1975-1976
  156 OMBROPHOBOUS
 
1974-1975
  135 GABIONADE
  114 PANIC
 
1973-1974
  97 TREBUCHET
  92 BRAINWASH
  70 GESTAPO (Misprints)
  66 NONSENSE
  62 SOLITAIRES
  53 ALEXANDERS
 
1972-1973
  45 NEMORAL
  23 SCLERODERMIC
  14 Terrapin, hermit, elephant, armadillo, rhesus (Anagram)
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1145 GENIPAP
  1140 CALLOUS
  1131 CAROUSER (Misprints)
  1127 TRAYBIT
  1123 MAXIMIST
  1110 IMPERSONATE
 
1969-1970
  1106 LEXICOGRAPHY
  1091 WENCESLAS
 


Annual Honours record of Mrs A. Boyes
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YearPrizes
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VHCsHCsPosition
2005-20060 0 3
2004-20050 1 1
2003-20040 0 2
2002-20030 1 0
2001-20020 0 2
 
1999-20000 0 1
1998-19990 0 3
1997-19980 0 4
1996-19970 0 3
1995-19961 (0, 0, 1) 1 3
1994-19950 1 1
1993-19940 2 2
1992-19930 1 5
1991-19920 0 3
1990-19911 (0, 1, 0) 2 1 21
 
1986-19870 0 1
 
1982-19830 1 2
1981-19821 (0, 1, 0) 1 5
1980-19810 1 5
1979-19800 2 4
1978-19790 1 0
1977-19780 2 2
1976-19770 0 3
1975-19760 3 1
1974-19750 1 2
1973-19740 2 6
1972-19730 1 3
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 1 6
1969-19700 0 2