Clues written by G. B. Higgins
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G. B. Higgins8008218Jun 1979Jan 199111y 7m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1988-1989
844THEOLOGASTER (Misprints)VHCTo egret, shoal in turbulence means shallow divingdivine; anag.
1986-1987
766GUBBINSVHCBroad’s opening batting contained by Aussie white men – that’s rubbish!B in in gubs; ref. Chris B.
1983-1984
615HISTORIETTEVHCSomerset, though without MS, hit it offanag. less MS, & lit.; ref. W. S. Maugham
1982-1983
534DODGEMVHCDistraction near roundabout leads to dozens of drivers getting enamel markedfirst letters
1980-1981
426MISL(E)ADING (Letters Latent)VHCGetting wires crossed, dials in M.G. read incorrectlyanag.
423ACCOUTREVHCBill in error; second note put in mailacc. out re
1979-1980
406BOILVHCLeads to bellowed ‘Ouch!’ if lancedfirst letters
375SPREATHEVHCBlown peter has chap in Dartmooranag.

 
HCs awarded to G. B. Higgins
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1990-1991
  974 AVANT-PROPOS
  972 Anagram of 28 letters (Anagram)
  952 STAR (Spoonerisms)
  943 BARAGOUIN
 
1989-1990
  920 CHRIST-CROSS-ROW
  904 VOETGANGER
 
1988-1989
  862 OFF-AND-ON
  853 DEBACLE
 
1987-1988
  831 COOLABAH (Spoonerisms)
  805 LITOTES
 
1985-1986
  705 MUSICOTHERAPY
  692 FIDIBUS def. PRICKET (Wrong Number)
 
1984-1985
  660 Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse (Anagram)
 
1983-1984
  607 CARNEY
 
1982-1983
  552 NOURICE-FEE
 
1981-1982
  521 ATTITUDINISE
 
1980-1981
  452 DISSENTERISM
 
1978-1979
  332 NUT-CASE
 
1974-1975
  152 ENAMORADO / ESCLANDRE (Right and Left)
 
1973-1974
  95 THUNDERCLAP
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1965-1966
  860 CORSAGE
 


Annual Honours record of G. B. Higgins
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1990-19910 0 4
1989-19900 0 2
1988-19890 1 2
1987-19880 0 2
1986-19870 1 0
1985-19860 0 2
1984-19850 0 1
1983-19840 1 1
1982-19830 1 1
1981-19820 0 1
1980-19810 2 1
1979-19800 2 0
1978-19790 0 1
 
1974-19750 0 1
1973-19740 0 1
 
Ximenes competitions
1965-19660 0 1