Clues written by P. R. Clemow
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P. R. Clemow4525386352Jan 1956Dec 198529y 11mP. Clemow
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1984-1985
644EASY STREET (or STAPELIA)VHCOne with bizarre petal is stinkeranag. & lit.
1983-1984
603FIGULINEThirdCrock – fated to die with one lung collapsed withinanag. incl. I in fie (see fey1)
1981-1982
473HERRING-BONEVHCStitch that may cause distress in a mareher ring-bone q.v.
1980-1981
434JARDINIÈREVHCMinor flap before in parliament radical forces government to riseere in id raj (all rev.)
1979-1980
406BOILVHCWhat inflammatory matters may come to (or from)2 meanings
1977-1978
298NOSERVHCThis could wreck bridge, north, south or east requiring redealanag. incl. N, S, E; bridge of nose
272MALAGUETTAVHCA glutamate, suitably processed, may provide extra relish to a savoury dishanag.
1976-1977
249RUDOLPH THE REINDEERVHCAs Blitzen, for instance, might say: ‘He lent our herd pride’ (with a bit of a shine)anag.; shine = polish; B, one of Santa’s reindeer
238CRAMBOJINGLEVHCRight and left jab coming with energy – mix it. Ali is famous for itanag. incl. r, l, e
234HOROSCOPISTVHCHeavenly bodies inspire me. Take care of torso and hips and model them for meanag. incl. c/o
1975-1976
183PICKLEVHCWherein a rod may be immersed prior to tinning (or tanning)2 mngs.; rod in pickle (qv)
1974-1975
135GABIONADEVHCYou need a bit of guts to stick around on a parapetg + on, a in abide
1972-1973
5SCEUOPHYLAXFirstAdult executive involved with holy cupsanag. & lit: A, ex, abbr.
Ximenes competitions
1969-1970
1093MARTINETThirdTart I must be with men improperly dressedanag. & lit.
1091WENCESLASVHCSkin blemish with scales needing treatment. King’s evil? Quite the reversewen + anag.
1080ANDROMEDAVHCTails of toad and viper clutched by dame on a blasted heathd,r in anag.
1071ORACLE (Printer’s Devilry)VHCShown by di/vers able to drop over stern with plunging lineDior
1967-1968
989GRENADINEVHCThe end with graine, after development, is to produce something like meanag. & lit.
987THING (Printer’s Devilry)VHCHe loves soaking in the ba/r and contemplation of the infinite 
984Word containing a first name (Anonymous)FirstOne who displays undies having no intention of concealing anythingT-RUTH-FUL; Draper, comedienne; def.
1966-1967
929AMPHITHEATREVHCFrom here you may see cast ape mirth and hateanag. & lit.; cast = shaped
1965-1966
900PARAMECIA or PAREOEANSVHCDad comes before the beak—reverse of sweet—one making examples of slippery creaturesparamecia; pa ram + ice (rev.) + a
898POCHARDVHCFlat-foot in retreat by waterside bank. That could be mecop (rev.) + hard, noun
884MASHER (Printer’s Devilry)VHCFrom a deep co/al lie, sand recovery seems possible 
873VETERANSVHCGin and French swallowed up immediately after five? Some of them might have ordered early MartinisV + et in snare (all rev.); M. = rifles
860CORSAGESecondTop of costume or garnish for birdc or sage, & lit.
1964-1965
856RODOMONTADEVHCIt’s dead rot being wild about the confounded moon—just an extravagant romancinganag. in anag.
832PENNY-WISE (Misprints)VHCCopper, discreet, for jealously guarding the peacepence; penny wise
812ABRUPT / TISANE (Right and Left)VHCBeat up brat—sharp torture in seat—it’s salutaryanag.; anag.
1963-1964
796STRAKE (or STRAIK) (Misprints)VHCBond, as of old, can be found right in the scene of torture and deathband; r in stake
777TAILOR-BIRDThirdDomestic sewer makes hilarious rat lido with built-in bar on the way uprib (=bar) (rev.) in anag.
769PENNYVHCGirl who sounds cheap but not if she’s prettycryptic def.; pretty penny
1962-1963
746INTERMIT (Printer’s Devilry)VHCFor a Rob/eson, the menu might inspire a song 
738ANAESTHETICSecondI and my local types can be deduced from “caine” at the end of namesanag. incl. s, & lit.; cocaine, novocaine, etc.
728ALDERMA(N) (N’s missing in def.) (Letters Latent)VHCGe-t portly perhaps from local diet—where habitual sitters march you can take nearly a stone offAldermaston less ston(e); diet2; aldermanly = pompous & portly
721KERB-MERCHANTVHCI may be found by market bench, carefully arranged with façade of ripenessanag. incl. r, & lit.
717STAR-MAN (Misprints)VHCArms tan very patchily for one caught in sun for the first timesin; anag.
1961-1962
660RUBBER (Misprints)VHCI clean the blackboard and give a kind of free period for card gamestree; 3 mngs.
1960-1961
630STREAKYVHCEndless pie where some are hoping to find it (the rasher may be)trea(t) in sky; ‘pie in the sky’
1958-1959
525MORALE (Printer’s Devilry)VHCA teenager often becomes engrossed in ki/ss-worthy heroRudyard Kipling
521SOUPVHCProduit anglais des viandes ou poissonshidden & lit.
512NAYLOR (Libel)VHCShe is ornamentally but improperly posed, not without reason. Sounds like a pin-up typeanag. of orna(mental)ly, ‘nailer’
1957-1958
464STRAWEDVHCBelt broken off at the end—get into double harness for middle-age spreadstra(p) wed; i.e. in middle ages
460ASTONISHMENT (Misprints)VHCI am fonder of men that sin so wantonlywonder; anag.

 
HCs awarded to P. R. Clemow
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1985-1986
  709 GINGER
  696 ANTIMNEMONIC
 
1983-1984
  581 SPADROON def. MAVERICK (Wrong Number)
 
1982-1983
  559 EMBASE
  556 SWEAL (Misprints)
  552 NOURICE-FEE
  547 GLEEMAN
  538 INGRAIN
  530 PROMETAL
 
1981-1982
  521 ATTITUDINISE
  513 ETYMOLOGICON
  508 POSTURE-MAKER
 
1980-1981
  452 DISSENTERISM
  447 URTICARIA / APOGRAPHS (Right and Left)
  430 TEGULA
  423 ACCOUTRE
 
1979-1980
  401 GO-AHEAD
  397 BIJOUTERIE (Misprints)
 
1977-1978
  310 STERNFAST
  300 SLINK-BUTCHER
 
1976-1977
  208 RALPH
 
1975-1976
  203 BOGY
  190 CASSANDRA
 
1974-1975
  143 Jingle for BALTHAZAR, MELCHIOR, CASPAR (A jingle)
  130 EADISH (Printer’s Devilry)
  114 PANIC
 
1973-1974
  97 TREBUCHET
  88 BLOOMERY
 
1972-1973
  40 FANTOCCINI
  1 ORGIAST
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1968-1969
  1015 HOAR-HEADED
 
1967-1968
  1000 THOUSAND
  993 JONATHAN
  975 HALE
  962 PALING
 
1966-1967
  949 BROWSING
  945 OBLITERATE
  941 HYPODERMIC
  933 COTTABUS
  916 DIAPASON
 
1965-1966
  902 WINCOPIPE
  885 GALIMATIAS
  868 DANDER / TOUPEE (Right and Left)
 
1964-1965
  843 PRISTINE
  839 GINGER (Printer’s Devilry)
  829 FAREWELL
 
1963-1964
  786 METAMERES (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1962-1963
  734 NASALITY
 
1961-1962
  651 NIPCHEESE
 
1960-1961
  624 PSYCHIATER (DLM)
  617 COLOPHONY
  612 CARGO (Misprints)
  600 The Light Brigade, noble Six Hundred (Anagram)
 
1959-1960
  582 MARRY
  571 PESTER
  547 STORMY
 
1958-1959
  538 BANISHING
  519 RIDICULE (DLM)
 
1957-1958
  486 BARACAN
  443 HALF-SEAS-OVER
 
1956-1957
  421 DOVETAIL
 
1955-1956
  382 ABSTAIN
  369 BERET
 


Annual Honours record of P. R. Clemow
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1985-19860 0 2
1984-19850 1 0
1983-19841 (0, 0, 1) 0 1
1982-19830 0 6
1981-19820 1 3
1980-19810 1 4
1979-19800 1 2
 
1977-19780 1 2
1976-19770 3 1
1975-19760 1 2
1974-19750 1 3
1973-19740 0 2
1972-19731 (1, 0, 0) 0 2
 
Ximenes competitions
1969-19701 (0, 0, 1) 3 0 9
1968-19690 0 1
1967-19681 (1, 0, 0) 2 4 11
1966-19670 1 5
1965-19661 (0, 1, 0) 4 3 10
1964-19650 3 3
1963-19641 (0, 0, 1) 2 1 15
1962-19631 (0, 1, 0) 4 1 7
1961-19620 1 1
1960-19610 1 4
1959-19600 0 3
1958-19590 3 2
1957-19580 2 2
1956-19570 0 1
1955-19560 0 2