Clues written by G. A. Tomlinson
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G. A. Tomlinson2110205922Dec 1967May 199123y 5m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1990-1991
987IRON CURTAINVHCMaybe Whitehall’s outdated screening system provoked ruction with Irananag.; ref. Whitehall theatre
982ALMANACVHCMotions of astronomical nature can appear in this: Saturn, Orion, etccomp. anag. & lit.
961WAVESONVHCViolent waters scatter this littercomp. anag. & lit.
956SPEAR-SIDEVHCPace primarily features in team. You’ll find no spinners herep ears in side
1989-1990
913ARCHIBALDVHCShooter dislodging bail, hard initiation for coltanag. incl. c
1988-1989
882DOSSIERVHCWithout end to drill soldiers formed fileanag. less l
1984-1985
660Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse (Anagram)VHCStar steering wise men out on caravan route 
1981-1982
506ELANET (Printer’s Devilry)VHCA T-junction I want nears – I d/o turn left 
1975-1976
203BOGYVHCWith grim head, nasty end obscene might give an edgy body nightmarescomp. anag. & lit.
200The Extra Guest (minus CC) (Letters Latent)VHCEnticement to leader from EtruriaLucrece; lure + E & lit.
197CAMERA (Printer’s Devilry)VHCSquander cash on ale? I/t’s a reflex for me any daycameras
190CASSANDRAVHCSuspect as canards my revelationanag.
1974-1975
130EADISH (Printer’s Devilry)VHCWith care in centring b/all score a bull! 
1973-1974
88BLOOMERYVHCMy speciality’s pig production – get moly or be transformedanag.; ref. Circe
70GESTAPO (Misprints)VHCLofted strokes in the gully. Miller controlled them latterlyMüller; pats (rev.) in geo
1972-1973
40FANTOCCINIVHCCapital instances of corded figures – in action jerkyanag. incl. initial letters
23SCLERODERMICVHCLike the scarabs and kindred species exotic climes recordanag.
18EPIGONEFirstGreek character lost after Eteokles’ onset?E + pi gone, & lit; ref. Seven Against Thebes
1ORGIASTVHCIt’s in ‘Bacchae’ one could see me star – I go berserkanag.; ref. Euripides’ play
Ximenes competitions
1970-1971
1154CLARIONETVHCIn concerto’s first bar once legendary string player could be seen among the wood-windArion in c(oncerto) + let2; Arion, lyrist
1968-1969
1039TEGMEN def. LEGION (Wrong Number)VHCWing covering centre of section cut off behind last of hosthost; (hos)t + (s)egmen(t)

 
HCs awarded to G. A. Tomlinson
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1990-1991
  991 BRASH (or BRUSH)
  974 AVANT-PROPOS
  969 BUNTER
  952 STAR (Spoonerisms)
  947 SHOULDER-SLIP
 
1989-1990
  934 LACE-UPS
  930 SABULOSE
  920 CHRIST-CROSS-ROW
  917 HOOLIGANISM
  904 VOETGANGER
  900 (C)HARLATANIS(M) (Letters Latent)
  895 TONE DEAF
 
1988-1989
  887 MONSTER
  878 MOUSEPIECE
  874 BLUESTOCKING
  868 ROLAND (2 clues + def. of contents) (Parcels)
 
1986-1987
  764 CHILDERMAS
 
1985-1986
  712 PANTOMIME HORSE
 
1983-1984
  609 LUCKY-BAG
 
1977-1978
  300 SLINK-BUTCHER
 
1976-1977
  250 Stands the church clock at ten to three? (Anagram)
  249 RUDOLPH THE REINDEER
  247 FLIVVER
  243 OLYMPIC
  234 HOROSCOPIST
  229 METRICATE
  225 VALETA
  216 SCANTITY
  212 SURCINGLES
  208 RALPH
 
1975-1976
  195 SHILLY-SHALLY
  187 POWDERING-TUB
  169 THUGGEE
  165 Lance, pompano, bonito, porbeagle, thornback, menhaden, albacore, huso (Anagram)
  156 OMBROPHOBOUS
 
1974-1975
  135 GABIONADE
  127 FRITHSOKEN
  118 OPERETTIST (Misprints)
  114 PANIC
  110 GALLOWS-RIPE
  105 Malabar-rat, raccoon, nylghau, oriole, aberdevine, howler (Anagram)
 
1973-1974
  100 CENTENARIAN
  84 MIRLIGOES / ILL-OMENED (Right and Left)
  79 SLAPSTICK
  75 GROCETERIA
  66 NONSENSE
  62 SOLITAIRES
  57 MINARET (Printer’s Devilry)
  53 ALEXANDERS
 
1972-1973
  45 NEMORAL
  43 A neologism (Neologisms)
  10 LINGERIE
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1143 MORGIANA
  1140 CALLOUS
 
1969-1970
  1091 WENCESLAS
  1066 RAVE / PAIR (DLM)
 
1968-1969
  1049 SLANGWHANGER
  1015 HOAR-HEADED
 
1967-1968
  984 Word containing a first name (Anonymous)
 


Annual Honours record of G. A. Tomlinson
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1990-19910 4 5 21
1989-19900 1 7
1988-19890 1 4
 
1986-19870 0 1
1985-19860 0 1
1984-19850 1 0
1983-19840 0 1
 
1981-19820 1 0
 
1977-19780 0 1
1976-19770 0 10
1975-19760 4 5 19
1974-19750 1 6
1973-19740 2 8
1972-19731 (1, 0, 0) 3 3 13
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 1 2
1969-19700 0 2
1968-19690 1 2
1967-19680 0 1