Clues written by Mrs N. Jarman
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Mrs N. Jarman112172075115149Sep 1945Dec 198641y 3mMrs Jarman
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 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1984-1985
635ROSEMARYVHCSomething to sprinkle with – companion to a little tender lambrose Mary, & lit.; ref. nursery rhyme
1983-1984
618CRETISMVHCTerminological inexactitude of Mister Canag. & lit.; ref. Churchill
590MINEVERSecondI got robbed for lordly dressing: give me HP, not half!mi never(-never)
1981-1982
473HERRING-BONEVHCComplain about wrong starter to Bentley – it could end in the throttle getting stuckerring + B in hone
1979-1980
414UNBOSOMERVHCAn awful snub his name aroused that Romeo was to nursesnub Romeo, anag.
401GO-AHEADVHCLike Joe Lampton, with room for an affair at the topgo a6 head; ref Room at the Top
379SCYTHEMANVHCMillet, for example, has been known to come under my stay2 meanings, M. the artist and m. grass
1978-1979
352FAIRY LIGHTSSecondFlashy rig, with it, must create glowers among the spruceanag.
1977-1978
301TROLLOPISHVHCLike any loose baggage moving round and round a tossing shiptroll2 O + anag.
300SLINK-BUTCHERVHCJogging club’s rethink, a chopper for undeveloped calvesanag.
294HUMECTVHCSmall pad that’s pinned about, after mite’s top and tail – this’ll do itm(it)e + c. in hut
259TRANSIREThirdThis allows one right to broach the rum asternI r in anag. + lit.
1976-1977
208RALPHVHCDevil condemned in chapel over the font – give him a torrent of holy water2 meanings; printing terms, R. Alph (Coleridge)
1975-1976
190CASSANDRAVHCWarner epics credited with refusing to stay silent and proving soundcryptic def.; talking films
187POWDERING-TUBVHCOw! pig! Bunter snarled, pinching a penny – that’ll cure the bullyd in anag.
183PICKLEVHCA rude postcard like this shows reward of dipping in the briny – a nasty nipperanag. incl pc + 2 mngs.
174EPEOLATRYVHCWhat Bunthorne inspired in arty people, unhinged and lacking poiseanag. less p; ref. ‘Patience’
1973-1974
62SOLITAIRESVHCA terrible stir, sea contains crude oil – they’ll never mixanag. in anag.
57MINARET (Printer’s Devilry)FirstBunter-whine starts with ja/w open: “Cease – condone – Wharton, please!”… “Tarts with jam in are twopence. A second one, …”
53ALEXANDERSVHCOnce it came to the crunch, one was enough for Rommel2 meanings; ref. Gen. Sir Harold A.
1972-1973
23SCLERODERMICSecondDrawer involved with comic reels like ‘Dumbo’anag. incl. dr
Ximenes competitions
1970-1971
1140CALLOUSFirstAlien to Ruth, like the corn2 mngs.; ruth = pity; Keats, “Nightingale”
1968-1969
1019DISCORD (Misprints)SecondDivine in short skirts I bob about, or it indicates dowdinessrowdiness; I s. c or, all in DD; bob = shilling
1967-1968
997TREACLEVHC“Glib and oily art”, etc., that worked with Learanag. & lit.; ref. Lear I.1; work = ferment
1965-1966
878ENTOMOSTRACAVHCWith bursting corset and a fussy tam on, we’re beneath the Shrimp!anag.; ref. model Jean Shrimpton
860CORSAGEVHCYou may see me taking a plunge in companysag in core2, & lit.
1964-1965
847FRENETICALThirdMafficking? Can’t “Relief” get out of hand!anag.; ref. relief of Mafeking, 1900, see ety. of maffick in C.
825COACHESVHCRibbons from our frothy drawers were handed up to stage boxescryptic def.; i.e. horses; ribbons = rein; drawer = puller
817WYLIE-COATSFirstSlips over Scottish briefs? The Law Society’s shattered!anag.
1963-1964
790PETER-SEE-ME (Sire and Dam)VHCWinesome WendyPeter Pan
750SEVEN-FIFTY / CROSSWORDS (Right and Left)SecondProper start-off for the Dinner—L.C.C. rebuilt stands for a great number to celebrate—squares to be filled with lights!i.e. anag. of D LCC = DCCL; cryptic def.
1962-1963
743CHEMISTFirstI provide something you can rattle up and down in a boxM1 in chest, & lit.
738ANAESTHETICThirdA case ’neath it gets choppped upanag. & lit.
725SILENUSVHCIf the nudes in the Bois appear, I’m a potty old pursuer!si le nus (all Fr.) & lit; bois (Fr.) = wood
1961-1962
686FEMALEFirstLike Eve—(“Me with only one ragged leaf to wiggle about in!”)anag. incl. me
682PARAMOUR / CHIN (Right and Left)VHCGiving our pram a new lining, love! / Keep it up: twins can be taken for a ta-taanag.; chin-chin = ta-ta; line = to put in line
678TESSELLATEDVHCI take Latin, sed tela est—(i.e., floored by the pretty complicated bits)anag. incl. L; take = bewitch [see comments]
647MADCAPThirdLike the repast Alice was offered—a piece of mushroom—this makes one excessively elevated!mad cap; A. in W., chaps. 7 (tea party) & 5 (caterpillar)
1960-1961
634BEDSTEADVHCWhat our forebears—and we—put so much down ondouble mng.; eiderdown
630STREAKYThirdMy taker is not normally associated with leaders of the synagogueanag. of taker sy(nagogue), & lit.
626WOMAN-TIREDVHCLike Mr. Weller Senior, yielding to masculine inwaderanag. incl. m.; ref. Pickwick Papers
624PSYCHIATER (DLM)ThirdCrème de Pistache ryebased liqueur, for the man who cares for the nutty aroma 
1959-1960
547STORMYVHCSuch passages swiftly debunk while challenging experts on bridgecryptic def.; bunk and bridge on ship
1958-1959
538BANISHINGVHCFirst essential when putting Napoleon I—“Bony-part”—in the bagN(apoleon) + I + shin, in bag, & lit.; ref. N.’s exiles
534RAIL-SPLITTERVHCWhat I part, trellis could be made ofanag. & lit.
529BUTTY-COLLIERVHCCutter working like billy-o, pal of mineanag. & lit.; work = ferment
519RIDICULE (DLM)VHCW. idle curiosity and a mock auctioneer?
One relies on whiches and whats, the other on watches and wits
 
512NAYLOR (Libel)VHCShe sounds capable of catching any foolish boss who wants a bit of dalliance‘nailer’, anag. + lor(d)
495PARTISANVHCA type very liable to espouse—not quite balanced!parti san(e), & lit.
490CLEAR def. WEIGH (Wrong Number)FirstAfter a hundred real jerks, no portion of me is thickportion; C + anag.: soup
1957-1958
482LEASING-MAKERVHCHis state would be wild if you gave the slanger a mike!anag. & lit.
443HALF-SEAS-OVERVHCRendering the lash: verse of a medley between ports?anag. & lit.; port wine
1956-1957
425TRAVERSEVHCWhat a rate the revs must build up to go through the barrier!anag. of rate revs, 2 defs.
417SINECUREFirstWhat could be nicer, with a good screw, and less use?i.e. anag. incl. use, & lit.; screw = wages
1955-1956
364HELLEBOREVHCThis drug may kill Tinker Bell here and now—clap in the circle and the light will appearO in anag. of Bell + here; some species of H. poisonous; audience must clap to save TB; TB’s light, crossword light
351LUSTREFirstSuspender of pretty Victorian drops—that’s quite in order in a Toulouse-Lautrec!(Tou)l(ou)us(e Lau)tre(c)
1954 (2)
293CABSecondNote the flag’s position, waggle away at the driver, and you may arrive in one!cryptic def.; golf; For Hire flag
287MANCHESTERVHCWhere bits of fluff from abroad go for our cops in a big waycryptic def.; cop on spindle; ref. cotton mills
285PARALYSESVHCGet stops working full out, e.g. vox humana: plays havoc with the ears in partsanag. of plays ears
1954 (1)
281SCRAPS def. LOCALS (Wrong Number)VHCAfter oily expressions, blubbers, and the briny natives dwindled—the walrus didn’t leave any!natives; 3 defs.; dwindle, trans. vb. (i.e. fish scraps); native = oyster; ref. “The W. & the C.”
271TRIPLETThirdA peril not normally envisaged while extending the Race of Mananag. in TT & lit.; triplet = cycle for 3
1953 (2)
253DERATIONVHCStop using the controls to keep level: let George do it!cryptic def.; G. = autopilot (RAF slang); ref. Gwilym Lloyd George, Food Minister
249BALMVHCBoot can supply it: don’t take by mouth!baIm(oral), & lit.; Boot’s chemist
1953 (1)
219SOCIALISTFirstDisliking “blue” performances, I give monologues from Winnie the Poohcryptic def.; i.e. I pooh-pooh Churchill’s speeches
215BUCKFASTLEIGHVHCSpecies of cart—reckless Old Uncle Tom—non-existent horse: that’s a well-known Devonshire hauntbuck2 fast1 (Cob)leigh; Uncle T.C., Widecombe fair; cob1; B. Abbey reputedly haunted
1952 (2)
203WEATHERSVHCEnglish grouse—we must have these raw!anag.
202SPALPEENFirstNaughty type of Limerickcryptic def.
1952 (1)
190CHEQUERSVHCOne sees a bit of Churchill here: queer change for the Socialist head!Ch + anag. + S(ocialist) & lit.; ref. PM’s country residence and recent change of Govt.
186ASHMOLEANVHCHas something different, beside being noted for casts; an outstanding collectionanag. + mole + an, & lit.; cast = moulded artefact / molehill
181HANGABLEVHCMouth in a potty place, foot missing! Dali’s so—equivocalgab in Hanle(y); town in the Potteries
1951 (2)
176SPIGOTVHCGive me a good twist to fill the bowl: it makes my pipe gurgle!2 mngs.
174ANACREONTICSVHCNot exactly the naicer cantos!anag. & lit.
1951 (1)
167PARMESANFirstRasp me freely, right up to an endanag. + an, & lit.
163LORICATEFirstThe White Knight was making Alice giddy with burbled rot!anag.; ref. “Through the Looking-Glass”
157ORANGEVHCSee the globe with zest: frequent trips from Peelcryptic def.; ref. Isle of Man port, and slipping on peel; zest = orange flavour
155LYTERIANThirdAn arty line in new patterns, ending the reign of distemper!anag.; d. = illness, paint
1950 (2)
153SAMISENSThirdWe make Japanese pling-plong racket, unsuitable for English ballcryptic def.; cf. ping pong
152SEA-LIONVHCThis sleek performer has the flappers’ support, even in his biggest flopscryptic def.
151OPEN-SESAMEVHCOpening speech disclosed assets: company bemoaned oil-shares going to potcryptic def.; ref. Ali Baba, thieves in oil jars
147GATHERVHCIncrease the geyser’s ends: make pie with the heat insideanag. of heat in g(eyse)r; pie2
145STEWARTFirstI need checking about skirts, Mr. Gladstone admitted to the CanonSt. Ewart (i.e. W. E. Gladstone canonized); tartan skirts; ref. G.’s interest in ‘fallen women’
143LAMPREYThirdHere’s an oil-burning vessel, truly all out to get fishlamp re(all)y
1950 (1)
126RASPBERRYVHCBrr …… spray and east wind! There’s little ruddy joy in the English summeranag. incl. E; wind, vb., signifies anag.
119UMBLE-PIEVHC“Oh my lungs and liver!” State where found (David Copperfield, Chapter Seventeen?)cryptic def.; ref. Heeps’ tea-party
1949 (2)
115MISNOMERVHCConceivably a Roland for an Oliver, but definitely not an eye for an eyecryptic def.; ref. paragons in ‘The Song of Roland’
113CRICKETERVHCThis player gives you a pain in the neck—a travesty of Tree!crick + anag.; ref. H. Beerbohm Tree, actor
107STRAMASHVHCSummer-time starts and the butter has melted, giving trouble to the thriftyS-t + ram + anag. of has; ref. Scots reputation for thriftiness
1949 (1)
104STARE (Printer’s Devilry)VHCBreathe quietly while eating le/mons: trance should follow 
103MOSESThirdA leading purveyor of corrective tablets for the travel-sickcryptic def.; Jews in wilderness
101BARRACKSVHCStop here, and take a shilling for joining upbar + r ack s and lit.; ref. King’s shilling; ack, signallers’ code
96INTERLOCKVHCHow to make popular small-part pictures: introduce a body into plot, close-upinter + lock; plot = grave; ref. jigsaw puzzle
94SARDELLEVHCHeadless widow found in sea, with extremity missing: her wedding ring’s a clue(B)ardell in se(a); ref. Mrs. Bardell, Pickwick; her ring; [see comments]
93BUMBLE-PUPPYVHCThe unruly rabbit’s tricky game: get the full pack out!cryptic def.; rabbit = inferior golfer; ref. whist (game of tricks); pack of cards
1948 (2)
89SEASONThirdNips of punch are wasted on me, but I often get drunk with a bowlfulcryptic def.; i.e. s. ticket is not ‘nipped’ with a punch; seasoning in soup
88BRISTOLVHCBrowning and the Queen tucked in, and left very little old portL in anag. of Bisto + R; Bisto gravy
83BUDAPESTSecondShares close at varying levels in the city—B.A.T.s up, E. Rand extremely irregularanag. incl. (Ran)d; ref. Buda (hilly) and Pest (flat); ref. Brit. Am. Tobacco, E. Rand mining co.
1948 (1)
77MAROONVHCclue missing
71MITRAILLEUSEThirdL’arme si utile dans une révolutionanag. & lit.; ‘the weapon so useful …’ (Fr.)
68ANTIGROPELOSFirstMade to go round the Calf of Man! That got the P. and O. liner’s goatanag.
1947 (2)
53SHINVHCSee “The Drunkard’s Crime” for a shilling in the godsi.e. ‘sin’ pron. with a slur; sh. in; shin (Jap.) = spirits, gods
1947 (1)
51LLANELLYVHCIt’s a long lane that has no turning—hundred-yard limit in WalesL + lane + LL + y; 100 = L + L
1946 (2)
34STAROSTAVHCHamlet’s leading rôle is assigned to him in Russia, and he wants to star as Goofyanag.
33TAMBERSVHCIf you want musical tones, give the buglers an interval with minced meatanag. of Brs. (abbrev.) meat
29RATANFirstA limited company might be floated, with this reliable staffcryptic def.; i.e. ratans could make a flimsy raft
1945 (2)
22SLEEPYHEADVHCNo wonder this teacher has dull pupils—and down come the lashes!sleepy head
21BODEGAVHCShall we close up the port end of the wine-shop? Let’s put it to the General Assemblybode GA
20NIERSTEINERVHCIf a hock’s laid open, it can be roughly set between twisted reinsanag. of set in two anags. of rein
15ARRANGESFirstDisposes of the angels of Mons finally, after a bishop’s lettersa RR anges
1945 (1)
13IPOMAEAFirstI’m in the trailer with half a gun, anti-aircraft, in the middle eastI + pom(-pom) + E in AA; trailing plant
8KINCHINMORTVHCclue missing

 
HCs awarded to Mrs N. Jarman
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1986-1987
  764 CHILDERMAS
  744 SKIRL-IN-THE-PAN / COFFEE-DISEASE (Right and Left)
 
1985-1986
  709 GINGER
 
1984-1985
  653 INTERNUNCIO
 
1981-1982
  482 BODY-SNATCHER
 
1979-1980
  404 CANDLE-HOLDER (Spoonerisms)
  371 GRADIN
 
1978-1979
  366 MONKEY-SHINE
  323 (C)U(C)KOO (Letters Latent)
 
1977-1978
  267 MORRIS-DANCE
 
1975-1976
  169 THUGGEE
 
1974-1975
  148 BALLYHOO
  130 EADISH (Printer’s Devilry)
  118 OPERETTIST (Misprints)
  114 PANIC
 
1973-1974
  100 CENTENARIAN
  66 NONSENSE
 
1972-1973
  31 KITCHENDOM
  5 SCEUOPHYLAX
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1131 CAROUSER (Misprints)
  1115 FLESH-POTTERY
 
1969-1970
  1071 ORACLE (Printer’s Devilry)
  1062 CALLING-CRAB
 
1968-1969
  1049 SLANGWHANGER
  1010 MOTORIST
 
1967-1968
  1000 THOUSAND
  989 GRENADINE
 
1966-1967
  941 HYPODERMIC
  924 MIMESTER / PECULATE (Right and Left)
  911 DRAGON
  907 SORITES (Misprints)
 
1965-1966
  885 GALIMATIAS
  882 SNAPDRAGON
  864 PATERNAL
 
1964-1965
  856 RODOMONTADE
  851 Sire & Dam (Sire & Dam)
  839 GINGER (Printer’s Devilry)
  834 CARRIED
 
1963-1964
  804 DETRUNCATE
  764 SHIMMY-SHAKE
  760 METAMORPHOSE
 
1962-1963
  734 NASALITY
  730 ARCH-PIRATE
  717 STAR-MAN (Misprints)
  708 HEARTS
  700 SOLOMON
 
1961-1962
  651 NIPCHEESE
 
1960-1961
  617 COLOPHONY
  600 The Light Brigade, noble Six Hundred (Anagram)
 
1959-1960
  578 GATHERED def. LEVANTER (Wrong Number)
  573 SCAPEGALLOWS
  560 CONGENITALLY
  555 JURYWOMAN
  551 PITCHER
  543 NUTRIA / ERMINE (Right and Left)
 
1958-1959
  525 MORALE (Printer’s Devilry)
  521 SOUP
  500 MOTHERS-IN-LAW
 
1957-1958
  477 SEDATENESS
  469 DAISY
  460 ASTONISHMENT (Misprints)
  447 TOUSLE
  438 MACARONI
 
1956-1957
  434 CARTON
  430 GAMIN (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1955-1956
  382 ABSTAIN
  373 PRESTONPANS
  360 WRINKLE / EGG-BIRD (Right and Left)
  338 SHE-ASS
  329 HAMADRYAD
 
1954 (2)
  325 MARRYING
  297 CONTRAPUNTAL
  295 SENSE-ORGANS
 
1954 (1)
  279 CRYPTOGRAM
  277 PRODIGALLY
  269 ASCENT
  263 We think so then and we thought so still! (Anagram)
  259 AGANIPPE
 
1953 (2)
  257 PYROTECHNICS (Straight Clue)
  255 SCUTTLE
  251 UNMETHODICAL
  239 GENISTA (Printer’s Devilry)
  237 BASTINADE
 
1953 (1)
  217 DEPOSIT
  213 LEMONADE
 
1952 (2)
  200 ACCOUNT
  199 HONESTY
  198 THIRD
  195 WALLABAS
  194 KNOWLEDGE BOX
 
1952 (1)
  192 WATSON
  191 DENIGRATE
  185 STOUT
  183 SAUSAGES
  182 MISTLETOE
 
1951 (2)
  180 HESPER (Printer’s Devilry)
  178 HIDEOUS
  171 SERINGAS
  170 GUINEA
 
1951 (1)
  164 NEWTON
  161 TILLER
 
1950 (2)
  154 RABBIT
  150 CAPILLAMENTS
  146 BELDAME
  135 STRIPPED
 
1950 (1)
  123 LEECHES
  122 LEATHER
  118 MARAVEDI
 
1949 (2)
  114 TAPPIT-HEN
  111 PLEASANT
  108 HACKNEY
  106 HELIOTROPE
 
1949 (1)
  95 SPOONER
 
1948 (2)
  86 ODOMETER
 
1948 (1)
  67 SURFEIT (DLM)
 


Annual Honours record of Mrs N. Jarman
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1986-19870 0 2
1985-19860 0 1
1984-19850 1 1
1983-19841 (0, 1, 0) 1 0
 
1981-19820 1 0
 
1979-19800 3 2
1978-19791 (0, 1, 0) 0 2
1977-19781 (0, 0, 1) 3 1 15
1976-19770 1 0
1975-19760 4 1 19
1974-19750 0 4
1973-19741 (1, 0, 0) 2 2 22
1972-19731 (0, 1, 0) 0 2
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19711 (1, 0, 0) 0 2
1969-19700 0 2
1968-19691 (0, 1, 0) 0 2
1967-19680 1 2
1966-19670 0 4
1965-19660 2 3
1964-19652 (1, 0, 1) 1 4 10
1963-19641 (0, 1, 0) 1 3
1962-19632 (1, 0, 1) 1 5 9
1961-19622 (1, 0, 1) 2 1 8
1960-19612 (0, 0, 2) 2 2 5
1959-19600 1 6
1958-19591 (1, 0, 0) 6 3 2
1957-19580 2 5
1956-19571 (1, 0, 0) 1 2
1955-19561 (1, 0, 0) 1 5
1954 (2)1 (0, 1, 0) 2 3 14
1954 (1)1 (0, 0, 1) 1 5
1953 (2)0 2 5
1953 (1)1 (1, 0, 0) 1 2
1952 (2)1 (1, 0, 0) 1 5
1952 (1)0 3 5
1951 (2)0 2 4
1951 (1)3 (2, 0, 1) 1 2 2
1950 (2)3 (1, 0, 2) 3 4 3
1950 (1)0 2 3
1949 (2)0 3 4
1949 (1)1 (0, 0, 1) 5 1 4
1948 (2)2 (0, 1, 1) 1 1 7
1948 (1)2 (1, 0, 1) 1 1 5
1947 (2)0 1 0
1947 (1)0 1 0
1946 (2)1 (1, 0, 0) 2 0 11
1945 (2)1 (1, 0, 0) 3 0 3
1945 (1)1 (1, 0, 0) 1 0