Clues written by T. Anderson
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T. Anderson83397110495Sep 1963Jun 201854y 9m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2017-2018
2382STRIPE def. HARLOT (Wrong Number)VHCWhat defines strumpet fully prepared to wield the lash?strumpet; s, t + ripe
2378PROPOSALVHCThis made improperly – appals D. Moore?comp. anag. & lit.; ref. film, ‘Indecent P.’ starring Demi Moore
2369FACETIAEVHCFront covers of these absorb the focus of deviants!face + ia in t, e, & lit.
2016-2017
2313PERFECTVHCSheer muscle and time is needed to subdue garden ploterf in pec + t
2015-2016
2279CLEMENTINEVHCFor rose fertiliser e.g. slurry’s fine, but make it less strong round lawn’s borderl in cement + (f)ine; ref. song v. 6: ‘Grow the roses … fertilized by C.’
2274SIMPATICOVHCIs comic turn delivering constant well-timed cracks in tune with audience?pat in anag. less c
2270FENESTRAVHCThis (English version) could be an Everest fortecomp. anag. incl. EV, f, & lit.; ref. E. windows
2261GANGSTERLANDVHCTheatre for ‘The Godfather’ features mutilated nag and strangled criminalanag. + anag.; ref. scenes from 1972 film
2257BUST-UP / PIT-PAT (Right and Left)SecondSplit bosom’s prominently displayed oomph gets the old man in a little bit of a flutterbust up; it + pa in pt
2014-2015
2244AVANT-GARDISTEVHCFollowing a wandering star I’d get wagon coated, being a pioneera + van in anag.; ref. song ‘Wand’rin’ Star’ in musical ‘Paint Your Wagon’
2230GATES OF DEATHVHCThe wretched at Hades oft get stifling temperature hereanag. less t, & lit.; ref Job 38, 17
2226DOUBLE-PARKINGThirdSix on short hole? One that’s pre-eminent driver shouldn’t be doing this!double par + king; ref. golf
2220A twelve-letter ‘Christmas cracker’ (Christmas Cracker)VHCChoosing cocktail jewellery, till’s beginning to ring and ringEARRINGS/GIN SLING; EARRSINGLING; 2 defs.; ear3 + r, sing
2218FOREIGNERVHCOnset of Great Fire linked with Nero playing fiddle on the side?anag. incl. G
2200BRINDISIVHCOne erupting from bar in Italy is over? Must be deserted inside!b(a)r+ d in in I + is (rev.), & lit.
2013-2014
2187WESTVHCE.g. Adam and partner, dressed in finest underwear leaves(bra)west; ref. Adam W., film actor, & bridge
2170SAYONARAVHCSomething said at end of Saga break, regularly?say on a + alternate letters, & lit.; Saga, Japanese city
2148ZOLLVEREINVHCE.g. the EC Zinfandel’s capital – one litre and liver’s enlivenedZ + anag. incl. l; EC = European Community
2012-2013
2122NICETYVHCFinesse North’s diamonds, tactically discarding heartN + ice + t(acticall)y
2011-2012
2087ROCKETVHCRollicking start to celebrations aboard rather wet decksc in OK in ret; ref. jubilee pageant
2083BEWITCHVHCBravo! Ronnie’s final with century breaks to enthralB, e + c in with; ref. R. O’Sullivan, world snooker championship
2065DERMESTIDAEVHCNucleus of broadloom armies, dispersed with deet?d + anag., & lit.
2064COLD TURKEYVHCSome leftover tuck you’re cutting for all and sundry Boxing Day?d in anag. incl. l less U; & lit.
2049PARTY-POOPERVHCI’ve never enjoyed Beano or Topper (a ropy comic)anag.
2010-2011
2010A COMING OF AGEVHCWhat does imago face, embracing new life?n go in anag., & lit.
2009-2010
1975SEPTENTRIONALVHCIntense polar winds keeping temperature arctict in anag.
1971WATERMANSHIPVHCWith advance fee, desolate spirits cross Acheron’s banks in Charon’s craftw, a + A, n in terms hip5
1967SUBORDINATELYVHCAny ordinary day butler is working thusanag. incl. o, d, & lit.
1949PALFRENIERVHCI prepare cobs etc. ground up in praline nutserf (rev.) in anag.
1940SCANT def. SNEAP (Wrong Number)VHCCutting East out, clubs then no trumps by South pinch a contracts(E)cant; S + a in C NT; pinch
2008-2009
1936LITMUS TESTVHCI blush, subjected to acid line – smuttiest comic could possibly deliverl + anag.
1932NINE-TO-FIVESecondThis could be clued as ‘of not very inventive careeranag. less v, & lit.
1923ELLIPTICVHCLacking line, sadly inadequate ball gets lofted to stand in Ovalpill (rev.) in (path)etic
1914VE(S)TAL (Letters Latent)VHCSuch ones have been badly corrupted if found knocked up in a love nestcomp. anag. & lit.
1910BARPERSONVHCBass bitter plant stopping apron supply? I may be exposedb + ers in anag., & lit.
1897WASH-OUTVHCCut skied into the open air’s hard to stop for gullysaw (rev.) + out round H, & lit.
2007-2008
1866BINGEVHC‘Gorge Bungie Jumps’ (Horseshoe Falls notice)anag. less U
1858HUMONGOUSVHCTuck in to tasty yellow veg when you get Green Gianton ‘go’ in humus; ref. sweetcorn brand name
1853ANTIQUITARIANSecondI behave archaically – boring ‘old cove’? Yes, and ‘retro’I quit in antar + I (aye) an2 & lit.
2006-2007
1806INEBRIANTVHCThis recipe in cocktail renders brain inertanag. with r, & lit.
1801RUSE DE GUERREVHCManoeuvre of usurper with greed for power and energy?anag. incl. greed for p + E, & lit.
1792APPALOOSA / ESTAMINET (Right and Left)VHCApparently, they of abandoned repute gathered in cocktail site Manet paintedloos in app a a; ref. cocktail2; anag.; ref. M. painting, ‘A Bar at the Folies-Bergères’
2005-2006
1779NEWIE (misprint of U) (Misprints)VHCWhat flesh could be nominated the essence of Rhine wienerwurst?flush (= sudden growth); hidden
1766GEST (Printer’s Devilry)VHCRutting by sta/r actor is objective of many birds! 
1762DUDDERYVHCTurnover of rubbish in yard secures acceptable livelihood for Steptoes?U in redd in yd (all rev.)
2004-2005
1728EIDOLA def. NULLAH (Wrong Number)FirstMining a lode one might unearth such paragonsanag. incl. l: lode
1980-1981
464SIMKINVHCOne way of seducing is with mink – this could be anotheranag.
456BALADINESecondWho makes a silly dial in mischief?anag. in bane & lit.; v. buffoon
434JARDINIÈREVHCI display a variety of vegetables – row upon row I cultivatejar, din, I, ere
426MISL(E)ADING (Letters Latent)VHCDim signal might be so construedanag. & lit.
1979-1980
414UNBOSOMERVHCShe simply pours out exposing bally enormous bust without supportanag. less ally
406BOILVHCCook a bit of bubble and eliminate the squeakb + oil
1978-1979
366MONKEY-SHINEVHCFools forgetting first, mostly backward, get taken in by me(d)onkeys + hin(d) in me & lit.
319PODESTAVHCThis Latin beak refereed in School match with head absentpod, (v)esta
1977-1978
298NOSERVHCOne’s very curious – right?anag. + r & lit.
259TRANSIREVHCI’ll remove restraint after dockinganag. less t
1976-1977
212SURCINGLESVHCTight clingers, usanag. & lit.
1975-1976
203BOGYThirdI’m perverse spirit disturbing minor issuego (rev.) in by, & lit.
187POWDERING-TUBVHCWherein you may find pickled rib, e.g. put downanag. & lit.
174EPEOLATRYThirdIt naturally develops early with poetanag. & lit.
1974-1975
130EADISH (Printer’s Devilry)VHCWhat you need to make m/oney – and leave none before you go old boy! 
127FRITHSOKENVHCRetreat of thinkersanag. & lit.
114PANICVHCShown by one in confused state, caught without anything on?an in pi + c(aught)
105Malabar-rat, raccoon, nylghau, oriole, aberdevine, howler (Anagram)VHCVery large animal collection aboard. Nowhere a harbour? 
1973-1974
97TREBUCHETVHCIt was a dreadful butcher and imported from Franceanag.+ et, & lit.
95THUNDERCLAPVHCDisruption following electrical strike put chandler’s production upanag.; up = in an excited state
62SOLITAIRESVHCSailor has ties all over the place. They’re found in most anchoragesanag.; ref. ‘girl in every port’; anchorage = recluse’s cell
57MINARET (Printer’s Devilry)VHCI/re at solving Azed’s joke clues 
1972-1973
50CORPULE(N)T (Letters Latent)ThirdHaving a large stomach ulcer opt for surgeryanag.
40FANTOCCINIFirstWhat can excite the most original of children if I cannot?anag. inc. c, & lit.
Ximenes competitions
1968-1969
1054PINACOTHECAVHCYou may find a place for exhibiting cartoons if each caption is funnyanag.
1965-1966
898POCHARDVHCI take a dive and appear with fish in bellychar in pod
890DEBENTUREVHCI can return Excise Duty initially put on brewer’s beer tunED (rev.) + anag., & lit.
885GALIMATIASFirstThis is foolish talk, involving the reverse of first class languageA1 Tamil (all rev.) in gas, & lit.
884MASHER (Printer’s Devilry)VHCStra/in, yes—work up north may bestramash Erinyes’
878ENTOMOSTRACAVHCOne may see a thousand, near to coast, swimminganag. incl. M, & lit.
868DANDER / TOUPEE (Right and Left)VHCScalp complaint is darned awful for anyone in a hat—a wig is what’s neededanag.; U in topee
864PATERNALThirdHow Husband feels outside hospital ward, mate having a set of triplets within?a tern in pal; tern2
1964-1965
839GINGER (Printer’s Devilry)VHCI was raging as “Tin/y”, the magot, my monkey, upset me, scratchingstinging erythema
821SOMERSETVHCRand’s in certain form to make a spectacular leapR. in some, set; ref. Mary Rand, winner of gold medal in long jump, 1964 Olympics [see comments]
808WAGONERVHCSigning the pledge about getting drunk? Come along with me!on in wager (n. obs.); on the wagon
1963-1964
773FIT-OUTVHCPack up this in a kit-bag. That’s a song not too near the markfit3 + out; ref. song ‘Pack Up your Troubles …’

 
HCs awarded to T. Anderson
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2017-2018
  2399 CHARMEUSE
  2395 PURITANISM
  2390 POISSON D’AVRIL
  2376 SOW(PIASTRE)ENS (Christmas Pudding)
  2373 CACOGASTRIC
  2360 VIDENDA
 
2016-2017
  2351 RHAGADES
  2343 RESTORE (Printer’s Devilry)
  2325 MASON
  2324 CELEBRATIONS
  2318 TIMENOPENNY (TIMENOGUY) (Penny for the Guy)
  2309 GLOBETROTTER
 
2015-2016
  2305 AGREE def. PATCH (Wrong Number)
  2300 MISHMASH
  2287 VALET
  2283 BARGAIN
  2250 MILESTONE (with missing O) (Missing Letter)
 
2014-2015
  2239 ERADIATE (Spoonerisms)
  2222 OBJECT LESSON
 
2013-2014
  2196 SEMANTRA / TRABEATE (Overlaps)
  2183 SANGRAIL
  2178 PARISON
  2165 OUT OF ORDER
  2161 FARRAGO
  2157 MELODRAMATIC
 
2012-2013
  2131 DIVES / MALIK (Right and Left)
  2126 DESPERATE
  2118 BLOKEISH
  2116 YULETIDE (with jumble of COMEDO) (Christmas Devilry)
  2109 THICKETY
  2105 TITANIC / ICEBERG (Overlaps)
  2100 A STITCH IN TIME
 
2011-2012
  2091 SNIFTER
  2070 MISTREATMENT
  2062 APPLE-KNOCKER
 
2010-2011
  2040 EASTER (Printer’s Devilry)
  2036 AL CONTO
  2031 EMBROIDERY
  2023 CHAMBRANLE
  2019 OVERAWE / HENOTIC (Right and Left)
  2014 HACKETTE
  2012 BLOATING
  2000 TWO THOUSAND
  1997 FADO
  1992 FOULARD
 
2009-2010
  1988 PERIQUE
  1984 ORWEL(L)IAN (Doublethink)
  1962 ANADEM
  1960 NGANA (3 defs + letter mixture) (Parcels)
  1953 TRAUMA (misprint of T) (Misprints)
 
2008-2009
  1893 EARTHY
 
2007-2008
  1884 FREELOADER
  1879 LITTER BASKET
  1871 FAIRY GOLD
  1856 LITAS (Printer’s Devilry)
  1836 POSTHASTE
 
2006-2007
  1831 MARGINALIA
  1823 KISS
  1818 POISSO(N) D’AVRIL (Letters Latent)
  1810 HARE / POSEUR / SERINETTE (DLM)
  1784 TEARAWAY
 
2005-2006
  1771 PARTERRE
  1753 DIAGONAL
  1752 MIDWINTER
  1750 PLOUGHMAN
  1737 ANIMUS
  1733 PALESTRA
 
2004-2005
  1724 MONEYBAGS
  1715 RELEASE / RASPING (Right and Left)
  1707 GALENA (Definition of Anagram)
  1702 WORDSMITHERY
  1700 FIVE-O’CLOCK SHADOW
 
1980-1981
  460 SWOOP
  430 TEGULA
  423 ACCOUTRE
 
1979-1980
  401 GO-AHEAD
  375 SPREATHE
 
1978-1979
  358 UPSTART def. NON-TERM (Wrong Number)
  352 FAIRY LIGHTS
 
1977-1978
  300 SLINK-BUTCHER
  294 HUMECT
 
1976-1977
  255 ROYAL SILVER JUBILEE
  221 PADDY-WHACK
  216 SCANTITY
 
1975-1976
  197 CAMERA (Printer’s Devilry)
  183 PICKLE
 
1974-1975
  148 BALLYHOO
  123 SCATTERGOOD
 
1973-1974
  100 CENTENARIAN
  70 GESTAPO (Misprints)
  53 ALEXANDERS
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1969-1970
  1089 ENCLOISTER
 
1968-1969
  1019 DISCORD (Misprints)
  1015 HOAR-HEADED
  1010 MOTORIST
 
1967-1968
  1002 PILLAGE
 
1965-1966
  882 SNAPDRAGON
  873 VETERANS
  860 CORSAGE
 
1964-1965
  834 CARRIED
  812 ABRUPT / TISANE (Right and Left)
 
1963-1964
  800 Charlemagne, Emperor of the West (Anagram)
  769 PENNY
  764 SHIMMY-SHAKE
 


Annual Honours record of T. Anderson
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YearPrizes
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VHCsHCsPosition
2016-20170 1 6
2015-20161 (0, 1, 0) 3 5 23
2014-20151 (0, 0, 1) 5 2 11
2013-20140 3 6
2012-20130 1 7
2011-20120 5 3 17
2010-20110 1 10
2009-20100 5 5 18
2008-20091 (0, 1, 0) 5 1 11
2007-20081 (0, 1, 0) 2 5 24
2006-20070 3 5
2005-20060 3 6
2004-20051 (1, 0, 0) 0 5
 
1980-19811 (0, 1, 0) 3 3 14
1979-19800 2 2
1978-19790 2 2
1977-19780 1 2
1976-19770 1 3
1975-19762 (0, 0, 2) 1 2 12
1974-19750 4 2 23
1973-19740 4 3 22
1972-19732 (1, 0, 1) 0 0 17
 
Ximenes competitions
1969-19700 0 1
1968-19690 1 3
1967-19680 0 1
 
1965-19662 (1, 0, 1) 5 3 2
1964-19650 3 2
1963-19640 1 3