Clues written by Rev C. D. Westbrook
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Rev C. D. Westbrook3515294341Oct 1965Nov 198520y 1mD. Westbrook
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1984-1985
660Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse (Anagram)VHCAt rest in a manger, our wee Saviour’s content 
1978-1979
352FAIRY LIGHTSVHCWhat might dress fir, say – there’s a clue in thatlight in anag., & lit.
323(C)U(C)KOO (Letters Latent)VHCBird ejecting a different one’s eggs(a)uk + 0 0, & lit.; i.e. duck’s eggs
1977-1978
301TROLLOPISHVHCHaving left polish undone and refuse mounting up?ort (rev.) + anag. incl. l, & lit.
298NOSERVHCInquisitor – torturing senoranag.
267MORRIS-DANCEVHCSeen in Oxford, for example, ushering in springMorris + dance; Morris Oxford car
259TRANSIREVHCRunning is errant – one should get this insteadanag. & lit.
1976-1977
243OLYMPICVHCOut of bounds sacred mountain-top best described thus?(h)oly m-pic(k) & lit., out of= without
234HOROSCOPISTVHCMan whose business is houses with signs, in which Scorpio’s involved, for oneanag. in host
216SCANTITYSecondMay tap before end of July show this? If sun goes on, yesS + can tit y, & lit.
1975-1976
187POWDERING-TUBVHCPut down rib e.g. to season hereanag. & lit.
183PICKLEVHCCull long before beginning to eat thispick + l + e, & lit.
1974-1975
152ENAMORADO / ESCLANDRE (Right and Left)VHCLover, one like Catullus in poem, aspirant to wit learned carelessly about notorietya Roman in ode (all rev.); aspirant = mounting up; sc. in anag.
146CHARADESVHCAfter tea one has some in the salon, perhaps, about the end of Decemberr in cha, a, des (Fr.) & lit.
135GABIONADEVHCOne would shelter in one with a big shot coming over perhapsanag. + a’d in one, & lit.
127FRITHSOKENVHCUnderwood’s got most from unusually drenched Lord’s ground – covering wantedfrith so(a)ken; covering vb.
118OPERETTIST (Misprints)VHCI set to with copper boiling, after putting in to soak. Pinafore’s whiter, maybewriter; ret in anag. incl. p; ref. ‘HMS Pinafore’
1973-1974
92BRAINWASHSecondTorture in war, perhaps – without a blowanag. in bash, & lit.
79SLAPSTICKVHCKind of film, perhaps, in which a lot of pastry’s thrownpast(ry) anag. in slick & lit.
75GROCETERIASecondI cater, ergo get in order hereanag. & lit.
57MINARET (Printer’s Devilry)VHCSoldiers with drums used to beat the/reat 
1972-1973
50CORPULE(N)T (Letters Latent)VHCHaving ‘trop de cul’, heartlessly, translated?anag. less d & lit.
31KITCHENDOMVHCConstant seat of King cook before meal beginsk Itchen do + m; Itchen = seat of Horace K., MP
23SCLERODERMICFirstLittle sign of red after almost merciless thrashing with rod – if one’s thisanag. of merciles(s) rod + c, & lit.; c = cent
Ximenes competitions
1970-1971
1162BEAM-ENDSVHCFleet would be sure after a smash to contain some on thesedouble mng.; ref. debtors’ prison
1154CLARIONETVHCWind recital including on programme—this?on in anag. + lit.
1140CALLOUSVHCDesignates without love that anyone can see0 U in calls, & lit.
1131CAROUSER (Misprints)VHCLeveller—one producing alarm in King Charles?reveller; arouse in CR; ref. political movement of English Civil War
1115FLESH-POTTERYSecondDives enjoyed it while alive: he slept to fry in tormentanag.; Luke 16.19-25
1969-1970
1097PANTOPHAGISTVHCPut crudely, a pig at nosh needing to get in some gym?anag. in PT, & lit.
1968-1969
1049SLANGWHANGERThirdBe suspended, getting caught in disorderly wrangles—as he might be?hang in anag.
1036CORONETEDVHCHaving a heart about somebody, Tennyson’s tip, is more than being thisone T in cored, & lit.; Tennyson: “Kind hearts are more than coronets”
1966-1967
954CERATE (Printer’s Devilry)VHCIn the Test, pollocks, lings, aboun/d—rich sports report 1965!Edrich
1965-1966
873VETERANSVHCOld men-of-war making even tars out of sorts!anag.

 
HCs awarded to Rev C. D. Westbrook
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1985-1986
  705 MUSICOTHERAPY
 
1984-1985
  679 ESTOVER (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1979-1980
  406 BOIL
  404 CANDLE-HOLDER (Spoonerisms)
 
1978-1979
  319 PODESTA
  314 MERIL (Spoonerisms)
 
1977-1978
  310 STERNFAST
 
1976-1977
  247 FLIVVER
  229 METRICATE
  225 VALETA
 
1975-1976
  200 The Extra Guest (minus CC) (Letters Latent)
  197 CAMERA (Printer’s Devilry)
  195 SHILLY-SHALLY
  190 CASSANDRA
 
1974-1975
  148 BALLYHOO
  143 Jingle for BALTHAZAR, MELCHIOR, CASPAR (A jingle)
  130 EADISH (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1973-1974
  100 CENTENARIAN
  62 SOLITAIRES
 
1972-1973
  18 EPIGONE
  14 Terrapin, hermit, elephant, armadillo, rhesus (Anagram)
  1 ORGIAST
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1145 GENIPAP
  1135 HILAIRE BELLOC
  1119 RONDE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1969-1970
  1106 LEXICOGRAPHY
  1089 ENCLOISTER
  1084 ANGEL-FOOD
  1080 ANDROMEDA
  1076 NEFAST (Misprints)
  1066 RAVE / PAIR (DLM)
 
1968-1969
  1054 PINACOTHECA
  1045 SPLIT / MOUTH (Right and Left)
  1028 SATIRE
  1023 CONSOLE
  1019 DISCORD (Misprints)
  1006 CHROME-PLATING
 
1967-1968
  993 JONATHAN
  967 CREMOSIN
 
1966-1967
  929 AMPHITHEATRE
 
1965-1966
  902 WINCOPIPE
  894 WITENAGEMOT
  885 GALIMATIAS
 


Annual Honours record of Rev C. D. Westbrook
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YearPrizes
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VHCsHCsPosition
1985-19860 0 1
1984-19850 1 1
 
1979-19800 0 2
1978-19790 2 2
1977-19780 3 1
1976-19771 (0, 1, 0) 2 3 25
1975-19760 2 4
1974-19750 5 3 17
1973-19742 (0, 2, 0) 2 2 9
1972-19731 (1, 0, 0) 2 3 17
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19711 (0, 1, 0) 4 3 6
1969-19700 1 6
1968-19691 (0, 0, 1) 1 6
1967-19680 0 2
1966-19670 1 1
1965-19660 1 3