Clues written by L. W. Jenkinson
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L. W. Jenkinson4414396249Oct 1948Dec 198638y 2m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1979-1980
404CANDLE-HOLDER (Spoonerisms)VHCDip pen for a letter with biteabettor with light; candle holder
1977-1978
263ERIACH (Printer’s Devilry)VHCDo not expect from poor Iolanthe a p/eerless performance 
1976-1977
208RALPHVHCImmoral philandering provides a source of consternation to chapel membershidden; chapel = printers’ union
1975-1976
197CAMERA (Printer’s Devilry)SecondExaminers must accept gall i/s bitter‘amer’
1973-1974
95THUNDERCLAPVHCHerd at odds with Pan-cult gets omen from Zeusanag.
1972-1973
10LINGERIEVHCGirlie flirting with men (not married) may reveal thisanag. incl. (m)en, & lit.
5SCEUOPHYLAXVHCHoly cups smashed with axe could be my undoinganag. & lit.
Ximenes competitions
1969-1970
1106LEXICOGRAPHYVHCCommander in turbulent Phrygia stuck to the law of Rome—this was Festus’s linelex + CO in anag.; ref. Acts 25 & 2c. AD lexicographer
1100BEAU(C)LER(C) (Letters Latent)VHCThe original Henry (King) chewing this could produce bale and rueanag.; ref. Belloc poem
1076NEFAST (Misprints)VHCBorn in Paris and flirtatious, revealing more than stockingshocking; né (Fr.) fast
1062CALLING-CRABVHCCharles’s leading part in ragging the Master of Trinity—it seems to indicate a summonsC(harles)in calling Rab; ref. Rab Butler, politician, Master of T. 1965-78; Prince C. at Trinity 1967-69
1968-1969
1019DISCORD (Misprints)VHCWell-attested effect of an ample, round figure on aged pointapple; disc ord; apple = a wild stroke (cricket slang)
1967-1968
989GRENADINEVHCA silk is a big noise, engaged in endless activity on the way upa din in energ(y) (rev.)
975HALEVHCSomething like strapping is essential to teach a lessonhidden
971MAGOTPIE / ANECDOTE (Right and Left)VHCIn this story about love is seen a decent mixed-up Shakespearean bird marrying a grotesque and disorderly typeO in anag.; magot pie; poss. ref. Othello/Desdemona
962PALINGVHCEach year Heath is becoming less flamboyantp.a. ling
1966-1967
924MIMESTER / PECULATE (Right and Left)SecondCrib to look into when the head’s not there; a copier, that’s me when “Sir” isn’t around(s)peculate; i.e. mimester less mister = me
1965-1966
900PARAMECIA or PAREOEANSVHCI came unstuck after Standard One—for multiplication they rely on division!paramecia; par a + anag.
864PATERNALFirstA planter may well be concerned for his seedanag.
1962-1963
728ALDERMA(N) (N’s missing in def.) (Letters Latent)VHCA Daimler broken down (ignition lead missing)—I must try to order a tow-anag. less i(gnition)
1954 (2)
316BATHROOMVHCclue not given
1954 (1)
269ASCENTVHCA climb may be regarded as a near necessity for a Hunta scent; ref. Henry C. J. Hunt, leader of 1953 Everest expedition
1953 (2)
241MANDOLINEVHCA new head for the P. & O. Line—it’s worked by pulling strings on the bridge!M for P in P and O Line
235ASPHETERISMVHCSHAPE’S merit is a possible dissolution of Communismanag.; ref. NATO command centre
1953 (1)
231PREAMBLEVHCPreliminary account of marble bust found within the borders of the Peloponneseanag. in P,e
209ELAPSION def. IMPERIAL (Wrong Number)VHCUnfamiliar passage in Aesop about a sovereign gone astraysovereign; L in anag.; poss. ref. to fable “The Monkey as King.”
1952 (2)
204ROSTER (Printer’s Devilry)VHCSome think that Virgil’s he/n turned out a bad egghero stern; ref. Aeneas
203WEATHERSVHCA shifty waster, he changes colour when exposedanag.
202SPALPEENVHCRip finds a disturbed nap sleep enoughanag.
200ACCOUNTVHCWhen this shows red you must put the brake on!cryptic def.; banking / motoring
195WALLABASVHCThey are liable to kill you if they fall on you—a vice that is found in Rugby touristsa for i.e. in Wallabies; vice3
1952 (1)
192WATSONVHCThis doctor is notoriously dear, but no sickness returns when he is employedno staw (rev.); “my dear W.”; staw (obs.) = disgust
191DENIGRATEVHCI’m run down; I need a place to retire to and get air of exceptional qualityden + anag. of get air
186ASHMOLEANVHCYou’ll see me lash wildly about the ring if I face the famous RandolphO in anag. of me lash + an2; ref. Randolph Hotel, opposite the A., and R. Turpin, boxer
1951 (2)
175HAIR-LINEVHCStroke looks very thin, but is not liable to catch crabs2 mngs; fishing line, rowing
1950 (2)
148FILIBUSTERVHCCharacter who might be disposed to “lift” rubies indiscriminatelyanag., & lit.
147GATHERThirdReap what one has sewn, maybe2 mngs.; gather (n.) = pleat or fold sewn in cloth; ref. Galatians 6:7
145STEWARTVHCWithout some special faculty the bookworm will never make a philosopheri.e. stew + art; stew (n., slang) = someone who studies hard; ref. Dugald S.
139HECATOMBVHCVictims in two Classic races—both came unstuckanag.; ref. Greek & Roman races
1949 (2)
111PLEASANTVHCField in ragged trousers? Jolly rotten lapse for a beginnerlea in anag. of pants, begins with anag.
110LEVIGATEVHCTribal chief leads ancient goat to be polished offTribe of Levi, goat3
1949 (1)
103MOSESVHCHebrew writings with Anglo-Saxon interpolationsOE in MSS
95SPOONERVHCBatsman begins to loft the ball and it ends in the next countyspoon + ER (East Riding); ref. Reggie Spooner, Lancashire and England batsman
1948 (2)
87SISKINThirdBob’s your uncle, maybe, Dickys is kin; s = shilling; dicky bird

 
HCs awarded to L. W. Jenkinson
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1986-1987
  764 CHILDERMAS
 
1980-1981
  454 CHRISTMAS BOX
 
1973-1974
  97 TREBUCHET
  53 ALEXANDERS
 
1972-1973
  50 CORPULE(N)T (Letters Latent)
  43 A neologism (Neologisms)
  27 VINEGAR
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1145 GENIPAP
  1143 MORGIANA
  1135 HILAIRE BELLOC
  1119 RONDE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1969-1970
  1058 Aragon, Boleyn, Seymour, Cleves, Howard, Parr (Anagram)
 
1968-1969
  1039 TEGMEN def. LEGION (Wrong Number)
  1023 CONSOLE
 
1967-1968
  1000 THOUSAND
  997 TREACLE
  993 JONATHAN
  958 DRY MEASURE
 
1966-1967
  936 MINI SKIRTS
  933 COTTABUS
 
1965-1966
  878 ENTOMOSTRACA
  873 VETERANS
  868 DANDER / TOUPEE (Right and Left)
 
1964-1965
  829 FAREWELL
  825 COACHES
  821 SOMERSET
  817 WYLIE-COATS
  808 WAGONER
 
1963-1964
  780 NOBLEST (and Eximenamination)
 
1961-1962
  676 TRELLIS (DLM)
 
1960-1961
  624 PSYCHIATER (DLM)
 
1954 (1)
  271 TRIPLET
  263 We think so then and we thought so still! (Anagram)
  259 AGANIPPE
 
1953 (2)
  257 PYROTECHNICS (Straight Clue)
  253 DERATION
  249 BALM
  239 GENISTA (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1953 (1)
  215 BUCKFASTLEIGH
  213 LEMONADE
  211 CAROL-SINGERS or HOLLY-BERRIES
 
1952 (2)
  205 CANTANKEROUS
  197 SCALES
  196 SHAMAN / SERIAN (Right and Left)
 
1952 (1)
  190 CHEQUERS
  181 HANGABLE
 
1951 (2)
  178 HIDEOUS
  172 GARNISHER
  171 SERINGAS
 
1951 (1)
  163 LORICATE
  162 TITANESS
  161 TILLER
 
1950 (2)
  154 RABBIT
  152 SEA-LION
  143 LAMPREY
  135 STRIPPED
 
1950 (1)
  122 LEATHER
 
1949 (2)
  116 WATERLOO
  115 MISNOMER
 
1949 (1)
  97 NESTOR
  92 PARTRIDGE
 
1948 (2)
  89 SEASON
 


Annual Honours record of L. W. Jenkinson
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1986-19870 0 1
 
1980-19810 0 1
1979-19800 1 0
 
1977-19780 1 0
1976-19770 1 0
1975-19761 (0, 1, 0) 0 0
 
1973-19740 1 2
1972-19730 2 3
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 0 4
1969-19700 4 1 13
1968-19690 1 2
1967-19680 4 4 11
1966-19671 (0, 1, 0) 0 2
1965-19661 (1, 0, 0) 1 3
1964-19650 0 5
1963-19640 0 1
1962-19630 1 0
1961-19620 0 1
1960-19610 0 1
 
1954 (2)0 1 0
1954 (1)0 1 3
1953 (2)0 2 4
1953 (1)0 2 3
1952 (2)0 5 3 7
1952 (1)0 3 2
1951 (2)0 1 3
1951 (1)0 0 3
1950 (2)1 (0, 0, 1) 3 4 10
1950 (1)0 0 1
1949 (2)0 2 2
1949 (1)0 2 2
1948 (2)1 (0, 0, 1) 0 1