Clues written by T. E. Sanders
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 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1991-1992
1026LET-OFFSecondNot quite leg before – did it constitute a reprieve for the batsman?le(g) to ff
1013ALVEARYThirdThis house does have royal use being the home of a queencomp. anag.
1004OIL PAINTINGSVHCConstable’s work generally isn’t policing a beat without a bit of crimeanag. less c
1990-1991
978DOUBLE-CENTURYVHCCould number ten score one by cultured play? Most unlikelyanag.
972Anagram of 28 letters (Anagram)VHCLaughable fun hat attire on bonce 
952STAR (Spoonerisms)VHCShame in no way shown by Sun in retractionname in show; St + Ra (rev.)
947SHOULDER-SLIPVHCWhat one might get in bad spill, unhorsed after dropping end of reinanag. less n, & lit.
1989-1990
934LACE-UPSVHCYou’ll see us pace on long ramble in theml + anag. & lit.
926NERDVHCWatch out for one among learner drivershidden
1988-1989
887MONSTERVHCA whopper as expressed in Commons terminologyhidden; ref. Churchill’s ‘terminological inexactitude’
878MOUSEPIECEVHCThis roast might be to some epicures a mustcomp. anag. & lie. ; must adj
869HOLD-UPSVHCWe lie in wait prior to us grabbing a bit of plunderhold + p in us, & lit.
868ROLAND (2 clues + def. of contents) (Parcels)VHCThe game for a sporting hero to secure gold for a coachfaro, landau; anag.; land Au
840SONDEVHCIt signals about measurement of temperature in the limits of spaceon d (= degree) in s, e, & lit.
1987-1988
816POTLACH (with extra O in word) (Extra letter)VHCLook! Azed’s foremost champion’s got spot with top cast on the box at Christmas(s)pot on lo a Ch.; ref. Colin Dexter’s Inspector Morse film
801LINCHETVHCA lease’s bounding edge – what gives rise to it?inch in let, & lit.
796UPHOLSTERYVHCIt’s from properly springing the —— a healthy posture resultscomp. anag. & lit.
1986-1987
783CAMPESINOVHCCompanies coming a cropper – that might produce some panicdouble anag. & lit. panic cereal grass
779MISSING LINKVHCDoes it have various signs of simian ilk? If so, a —— it may becomp. anag. & lit.
770HERMITSVHCSolitaires will provide a lady’s hands with the finishing touch of adornment lackingher mit(t)s
766GUBBINSVHCRefuse white wine in case overtopping the margin of safety should thereby resultgub bin s
762OBELISEVHCAffix – in old English book to flag a suspicion of errorb in OE + lis e
757ETHEROMANIAC (Misprints)VHCI can’t resist indulging in a sensational number in sixes – one hit camera accidentallyanag.; numb-er; fixes
753SHEEPDOGVHCI might make the hog speed when disposed to saunteranag.
735MALIGNVHCThe kind of effect on name a dam lie hasma + lig + n & lit.
1985-1986
731STRINGVHCA twist of grist having within limits a quite narrow measurementn in anag., & lit.
709GINGERVHCThe Queen follows precedent in entering gee-gee in race as beforein in G, G + ER; race3
692FIDIBUS def. PRICKET (Wrong Number)VHCA light one’s hiding inside a bushel should be put on a spikespike; fid + bu. in I’s
1984-1985
666Any word; subsidiary indication omits an animal (Beasts)VHCWe offer a possible chance of a ticket to riches – stay with the Sunl(otter)ies; lie + S
662BARGE-COUPLEVHCRig this with a bit of dexterity and produce gable formanag. incl. d & lit.
644EASY STREET (or STAPELIA)VHCThe rich live here on prime piece of real estate – yes?anag. incl. r; on = getting drunk
631INTERLOCKFirstEngrave ringlet for couple getting engagedinter lock
1983-1984
627AMBIENTVHCOne must have resolution to be at Min. of the Environmentanag.; i.e. re-solution; ref. P. Jenkin legislation
618CRETISMVHCCram – he’s no beginner in athletics but holds exalted placesite (rev.) in Cr(a)m; cram = lie; ref. Steve C.
1982-1983
568TETHER (Printer’s Devilry)VHCConsidering the age of my ma is one t/en ’tis exceptionally great 
559EMBASEVHCM. Foot says what he wants to do to the Governmentem base
543STAYING POWERVHCIt needs must stop wearyinganag. & lit.; must = frenzied
538INGRAINVHCAt the wicket Gatting’s beginning to dominate once becoming thoroughly setin + G + rain2
1981-1982
521ATTITUDINISEVHCGirl appearing in nude – it is a modelling posetit1 in anag.
504SIMMENTHALERVHCThe fashionable smart hemline will be loweranag.
478BIBLIOPEGISTVHCI oblige beginner to betting with tips – shattering for the book-makeranag. incl. b
1980-1981
464SIMKINVHCWhen one gets married it should fill the wine vesselI, m in skin, & lit.
454CHRISTMAS BOXVHCPossibly its charms will get a guy a kissanag. + bo, X
452DISSENTERISMVHCI’d resist men’s being compliantanag. & lit.; c. = flexible
447URTICARIA / APOGRAPHS (Right and Left)VHCCopies Sappho, a Greek improperly rash, with primitive sexual attraction exalted by the ultimate in lyric songanag. incl. Gr.; ur-, it (rev.), c, aria
443STEEPLECROWNVHCCapital investment for the not so bright acquired by false pretences combined with low cunninganag.
439LINGA (Printer’s Devilry)ThirdRomantic sex to/y lines – the joys of youthful love 
434JARDINIÈREVHCDisplay what by the beginning of January are in dire conditionsJ + anag., & lit.; conditions vb.
430TEGULAVHCSecure a bit of cover over ’ead – glue ’at on!anag.; on = tipsy
1979-1980
414UNBOSOMERFirstBust-reducing agent? Rub some on bust – gets a lot off the chestanag. and 2 defs.
410CUL-DE-SACThirdWhat, after copper’s left at the opening, you’ll get boxed up inCu l + cased (rev.) & lit.
397BIJOUTERIE (Misprints)VHCTurning shy in society before embracing one gets the doodahsdoodads; jib (rev.) + out(= in society) + I in ere
371GRADINVHCA row on which Greeks and Romans initially have satG + R + a din
1978-1979
358UPSTART def. NON-TERM (Wrong Number)VHCOn horseback at the off he’s suddenly left the rest standingrest; up start
336ELF-ARROW / CUTHBERT (Right and Left)VHCPrimitive missile shot from a string far lower in flight but the arc without one could be slackeranag.; anag. less a
332NUT-CASEVHCWho’s a natural one to make a head covering? A hatter perhaps?nut case, 2 defs.
327HEMLOCKThirdIt’s bound to put a stop to movement in a number of sensesbound = boundary, lock; numb-er
323(C)U(C)KOO (Letters Latent)ThirdCall being sent out from a gouk we as Scots say(go)uk + oo & lit.
1977-1978
310STERNFASTVHCAfter lashing strict refusal of food will secure the end of a tubstern fast
301TROLLOPISHVHCI have fish and chip shop to open about one. Like a bag?troll, I in anag.; chip v. = chop up
298NOSERVHCA blast in the face from the solano seriously discomfits a senorhidden + anag.
272MALAGUETTAVHCBeat up ingredients for gateau adding in a bit of tamara spicelam (rev.) + t in anag.
1976-1977
255ROYAL SILVER JUBILEEVHCThe day we celebrate a long rule with visible joy widespread about the QueenER in anag. incl. l
250Stands the church clock at ten to three? (Anagram)VHCShred to clutch chance to thank setter 
249RUDOLPH THE REINDEERVHCPresents he helped rider to run all over the placeanag. & lit.; presents, double meaning
247FLIVVERVHCFor a banger about five foot long I’ve a short recipeV in f, l, I’ve, r
225VALETAVHCA measure with round figures – Bunter, for example, needs onevalet a; ref. Lord P. Wimsey’s valet
221PADDY-WHACKFirstIre-lander?paddy whack & lit.; lander = heavy blow
1975-1976
195SHILLY-SHALLYVHCWaffle? Try eating one with a double slice of lemon, do.I,l,l in shy + a,l,l in shy; do. = ditto
187POWDERING-TUBVHCPerhaps we’d put grub in thisanag. & lit.
178A(U)G(U)ST (Letters Latent)VHCInstant results from versatile gas – the ultimate in heatanag. incl. t; instant = present month
169THUGGEEVHCGet huge – that’s what comes of the fatal practice of going for gorgesanag.
1974-1975
152ENAMORADO / ESCLANDRE (Right and Left)VHCShocking scene on screen – lady losing last bit of modesty and a Romeo moving about as one making loveanag. incl lad(y) / on = tipsy; anag.
148BALLYHOOVHCWhere’s this noisy barking coming from? Hallo, boyanag.
130EADISH (Printer’s Devilry)VHCTo snatch the l/oot away and leave my pursuers standing 
123SCATTERGOODVHCJust the sort to cadge offanag. & lit.
105Malabar-rat, raccoon, nylghau, oriole, aberdevine, howler (Anagram)VHCLo, early one who built animal haven – rare accord begorra! 
1973-1974
88BLOOMERYVHCWhat sighing by the lover’s like – perhaps by Romeo about the onset of love?l in anag.; ref. AYLI ‘Sighing like furnace’,
79SLAPSTICKVHCWisdom’s technique: bat must be straight to stay inslap (adv.)+ stick; bat = slapstick; ref. Norman W.
62SOLITAIRESFirstNo Double Diamonds? In the sun one gets weary without onesol i + a in tires, without = outside; ref beer
1972-1973
45NEMORALVHCShaw’s adjective – before the end of Victorianism not previously utteredne + m + oral
40FANTOCCINIVHCImproper action in football club: those who are suspended participating in playanag. incl. FC
36CRUSADERVHCTransport the Royal Armoured Corps used before the end of the waranag. incl. RAC + r & lit. ; transport vb.
18EPIGONEVHCTaken out of the deep I go nearer sliphidden; slip = scion
Ximenes competitions
1970-1971
1162BEAM-ENDSVHCAirline revises summer terms on which it would be bankruptBEA mends, beam ends
1140CALLOUSVHCA clue that’s incomplete, also shaky, may be very hard or not sensibleanag. less e
1119RONDE (Printer’s Devilry)VHCVi ca/vils doing sex poses—seven ways of sinning! 
1969-1970
1062CALLING-CRABVHCStrand is where I’m seen waving—hailing taxi outside front of restaurantr in calling cab; strand1; Strand in London
1968-1969
1041TEA-LEADVHCSomething that protects chests against the damp—one may be seen in short television commerciala in tele-ad.
1006CHROME-PLATINGVHCA brilliant film adapted from a light romance about a princeP in anag.
1967-1968
975HALEVHCHardy revealing what the “Two on a Tower” do?2 mngs.; ref. book by Thomas H.
971MAGOTPIE / ANECDOTE (Right and Left)VHCProducer got the bird for a version of Shakespeare’s “The Tale”—one acted badlyma got pie3; anag.; produce = bring forth, give birth to
962PALINGVHCYou need lightening among the principal ingredients for making pastyhidden, 2 defs.
1966-1967
935MALAPROPVHCIt’s the dame who comes out with funny bloomers on stage. (On the dame a pair has to hang down loosely about)ma + a pr. in lop
933COTTABUSVHCAncient pastime involving wine being roughly cast but in which a sign of love may be seenO in anag., & lit.
1965-1966
902WINCOPIPESecondThis style of red bloomers is antiquated; mine used to lead the company to whistle!win (=mine, vb.) co. pipe
894WITENAGEMOTVHCHarold’s advisers once wanted a meeting between the two to be arrangedanag. in anag.; Harold I
884MASHER (Printer’s Devilry)VHCWhen Harold gave sack to To/ry party would sound like the Right settingH. Wilson sacked Tom Fraser, Min. of Transport
882SNAPDRAGONVHCThe kind of bloomers that’s wanted with a spell of cold weather drawing nearsnap drag on; drag = act of dragging
860CORSAGEVHCBloomers that are worn hang down in the middlesag in core
1964-1965
847FRENETICALVHCWood—now rare—hewn from Northern California treeanag. incl. N Calif; wood, (obs.) = mad
821SOMERSETVHCPart of an address written by Wells is bound to be revolutionary2 mngs.; S. follows Wells in postal address; s. = somersault; ref. H. G. Wells
1963-1964
786METAMERES (Printer’s Devilry)VHCFor one with no hel/p ill on the road may be fatal 
764SHIMMY-SHAKEVHCThe sort of measure that makes feminine underwear splitshimmy1 shake & lit.; shake = render
1962-1963
746INTERMIT (Printer’s Devilry)VHCIn W/est End to wanton: a thick night (i.e. in bed!) 
728ALDERMA(N) (N’s missing in def.) (Letters Latent)VHCHe may be defi-ed by M.C.C. not being alarmed as usualanag.; MCC = Member of County Council
708HEARTSFirstThe Rear Admiral’s on the quarter-deck and gives encouragementanag. incl. RA’s, 2 defs.; on = getting drunk; deck of cards; heart, vb.
1961-1962
686FEMALEThirdOne such as does sin in Paris in payment for professional services!mal in fee; does, animals
673ERISTICALVHCIt is Clare, perhaps, where one sees what sort of men wranglers must beanag.; C. College
669DRUMVHCIn a crowd rumours impress by repetitionhidden
660RUBBER (Misprints)VHCMove to exert pressure against Western sector of Berlin. Something needed to help stop a warcar (i.e. brake); rub Ber(lin); ref. B. Wall
1960-1961
604APOSTROPHISEVHCInterrupt talk to send message to troopship wrecked in rough seaanag. in anag.
600The Light Brigade, noble Six Hundred (Anagram)VHCLax blunder—the heroes did big thing 
1959-1960
543NUTRIA / ERMINE (Right and Left)VHCIt may be a Royal Artillery unit that gets caught in a trap—a regiment that’s hoist with its own petard, bigger than something that just goes “pop”!anag. inc. RA; RE (rev.) + mine; ref. song “Pop goes the weasel”
1958-1959
534RAIL-SPLITTERVHCI’ve a nose for a bar—pale is what I make for!rail + splitter; nose = informer; pale ale
1957-1958
460ASTONISHMENT (Misprints)VHCChaps like the Villa need a leader for the team—that’s what makes Wanderers what they arewonderers; i.e. Aston-ish men + t; ref. football, Aston V., Bolton W.
456PLAFONDVHCA possible result of floating is to make mountain climbing foolishalp (rev.) + fond; floating by plasterer, levitation
451MEGAPODEVHCMay, one that’s full of beans perhaps and leader of England, is sure to make a pile in AustraliaMeg a pod E; Meg = May, see Names in C.
443HALF-SEAS-OVERVHCIf you push the boat out this far, you’ll get wet!double mng.; wet = drunk
1956-1957
434CARTONThirdHow Sullivan began to make his name in Cox and BoxArt(hur) in con4; ref. opera by F. C. Burnard and Arthur S.
408BILLETVHCIn a go on the pools, perhaps, I may get pounds for just a few linesI LL in bet
390HESITATE (Printer’s Devilry)VHCTake a bat: /a seat (south end!) to get a tanningSouthend-on-Sea
1955-1956
364HELLEBOREVHCHe’s got about 1¼ yds. drill, but you’ll need to double that for a pair of winter bloomersell in he + bore; double, i.e. 2 Hellebores
356METOPOSCOPYVHCI know all about kissers. Write me for “Better Love” (shilling edition)me top 0 s. copy
351LUSTREVHCThe kind of result one expects the Buffs to achieveanag. & lit.; Buffs = shines leather, Army regts.
347TELEVISORVHCConsole in case there’s a shower—or this may3 defs. & lit.
343EPIGONIVHCHaving dropped the two openers in the deep I go back in the slips(de)ep I go + in (rev.); slip = descendant
338SHE-ASSVHCA dam, maybe, that called for audacious action when breached with high explosiveHE in sass
1954 (2)
325MARRYINGFirstWhat’s the mater doing? She’s done that once, we hope!cryptic def.; mate vb.
302MARTINVHCMonkey about with money? Not in my business!ram (rev.) + tin; ref. Martins Bank
291APAGOGEVHCApril time’s about only half gone—that’s a good enough reason for some showersAp. + go(ne) in age; i.e. show-ers
1954 (1)
271TRIPLETVHCWhat’s the flock of birds over the lake and coming from across the Channel? Only terntrip2 L et (Fr.)
265THERMAEVHCThree a.m. and drunk! You may he getting into hot water hereanag.
1953 (2)
257PYROTECHNICS (Straight Clue)VHCVery light type of work, often with provision for rapid rises and early retirementVery light = flare; firework instruction “retire immediately”
251UNMETHODICALVHCCloud in the morning with winds irregularanag. incl. a.m.
247VAMPIREVHCHere see a potentially prime cause of anaemiav. a + anag., & lit.
243LODESTARVHCSee Shiner playing a leading part as a sailor for ha-haslodes tar; ref. 1953 play ‘Seagulls Over Sorrento’ and comic actor Ronald S.; ha-ha = ditch
241MANDOLINEVHCIt takes a lot of pluck to manage the latter part of a Commando course(Com)mando line
239GENISTA (Printer’s Devilry)VHCSaid I, mo/le, am a garment out of fashionImogen; ref. Cymbeline III.4, “Poor I am, stale, a garment …”
235ASPHETERISMVHCSign of redness apparent as his temper gets ruffledanag.; redness = communism
1953 (1)
225TOUCHSTONESVHCHutton’s second duck—that’s hardly the form we want for the Testsanag. incl. sec 0; ref. Len H., cricketer
215BUCKFASTLEIGHVHCHunt goes on resolutely after a negro just out of Dartmoorbuck1 (offensive) + fast2 + Leigh; ref. Leigh Hunt, Eng. writer and critic, b.1784; B. on edge of Dartmoor
209ELAPSION def. IMPERIAL (Wrong Number)VHCPassage by P. & O. line’s arranged for about the first of Augustaugust; A in anag.
1952 (2)
202SPALPEENVHCNo proper sleep and a disturbed nap mean I am good for nothinganag.
199HONESTYSecondA solitary run after an hour shows Trueman’s qualityh + one + sty; i.e. true man; ref. Frank T., fast bowler [see comments]
196SHAMAN / SERIAN (Right and Left)VHCHe does his stuff with a spell employing a wrong ’un like a Chinaman and is near achieving a total collapsesham, an; anag.; C. = left-hander’s googly (cricket)
1952 (1)
189SALTIREVHCTo cure anger needs a X from her.salt ire; her. = heraldry
186ASHMOLEANFirstA wood-pile if old is just the place to harbour the ant.ash, mole5 (see pile2), an2 ; ant. abbrev. for antiquities
185STOUTVHCRacing spy after latest bit of news from best outsider’s stable(new)s, tout1 (n.), hidden
1951 (2)
178HIDEOUSVHCIt’s most unfair to thrash us for nothinghide2 (vb.) + 0 us; i.e. nothing getting us
176SPIGOTVHCSpill used for lighting a pipe2 mngs.; spill2; light = make lighter (obs.); pipe = barrel
174ANACREONTICSThirdLines offering free passages for transoceanic crossinganag.; cross = mix
1951 (1)
166RACHIDESSecondNot all the skeletons can be concealed in familieshid in races
164NEWTONVHCNone could be more productive of illumination about weightwt. in neon (anag. of none) & lit.; ref. N.’s law of gravity
161TILLERVHCComes a cropper at the finish after clearing the fieldcryptic def.
159SPANIELVHCAn example of one that has naps being allowed to lie perhapsanag. of nap, lies;“let sleeping dogs lie”
157ORANGEVHCCross these lights and I’m a goner maybeanag. & lit.; lights in sense of letters of answer
156LAVEROCKVHCAn early Whistler in wash and chalk perhaps?lave1, rock; Rex W., painter
1950 (2)
154RABBITFirstSaving up a little does multiply it quicklybar (= except) (rev.) + bit; does = females
147GATHERVHCPluck is an essential attribute in tilting at heroeshidden
145STEWARTThirdOne of Parnell’s names for that blessed fellow GladstoneSt. Ewart (W. E. Gladstone); C. Stewart Parnell, Irish nationalist
139HECATOMBVHCThis is the century a grave consequence would result from the victimisation of the lower classcryptic def.; sacrifice of 100 cattle (Brewer); lower = cow
135STRIPPEDFirstLost the thread and dropped every stitch2 mngs.
1950 (1)
130MODERNFirstCurrent’s just right for the fleet to get under waymode RN
123LEECHESFirstOne Minister of Health in an Attlee-Churchill coalition would not be enough!sing. hidden in Attlee-Churchill; M. of H. = doctor; ref. impending Gen. Election, Feb 1950
122LEATHERVHCSole? For a pound three and a tanner may have to be paidanag. of L a three, 2 defs.
118MARAVEDIVHCHail during Tuesday in Paris but little real change expectedave in mardi, (Fr. Tuesday)
1949 (2)
114TAPPIT-HENVHCWhen there’s a bit of a blow forward a mine-layer is very draughty, stout vessel though she may betap pit hen (layer); pun on draught
108HACKNEYVHCIn London’s a wicked place for a horse2 mngs.; H. Wick
107STRAMASHVHCWhat a racket there is in Scotch!—but it’s back in the window now not black marketi.e. mart (rev.) in sash; end of rationing
106HELIOTROPEFirstI laid into the slave with a rope end for making a bloomerI in helot + rope
1949 (1)
101BARRACKSVHCPlaces services with head of racket in those parts of court where professionals advocaterack(et) in bars; barrack vb.
1948 (2)
90ROTHERVHCYorkshire’s tribute to the Don—given a ham at meetingRother(ham); tributary of River Don
88BRISTOLVHCWhere salt could be seen turning back into Lot’s wife perhapsanag. of rib + Lot’s (rev.); Gen. 19:26; salt = sailor
87SISKINVHCMy sister has got the “King’s Head” in the main part of Finchley and is often seen behind the barssis K in; Finch(ley); caged bird
81CHARADEVHCA reactionary editor makes game of the “Daily Worker” with questionable motivechar a + ed. (rev.); ref. socialist newspaper
1948 (1)
76VALEDICTORYVHCVelocity a driver quickly achieved with the wind speeding on roadanag. incl. dr.
73RHODESIAVHCAn old style high explosive raid wrecked the Empire State buildinganag. incl. OS HE; state of S. Rhodesia created under British Empire in 1923
68ANTIGROPELOSVHCFor two pins I’d have these mudguards although they may be loose and partinganag.; pins = legs
66CHRISTMAS PIE or TURKEY CARPETVHCPractises ringing changes with him in timely preparation for the festivalanag. of practises him
1947 (2)
65PIVOTVHCI always keep still at the point of a revolver, because I’m one against getting shot aboutI v (= versus) in pot; cryptic def.
58ECLIPSEVHCBetter has stakes on for the race—may make a pile with just a secondbetter vb.; anag. of pile sec; ref. unbeaten racehorse
57THEORBOSFirstGot the ball on the bony part of the nose, but pluckily played onthe orb (n)os(e); os = bone
55NAUSEANTFirstThe reappearance of the sun before the first of April will bring back the swallowsanag. of sun ante A
54SPONGEVHCWhat a sucker, to get the positive and negative leads mixed in the wet accumulatoranag. of pos neg, 2 defs.; sucker=parasite
1947 (1)
51LLANELLYVHCA small port and everything’s topsy-turvy and dim for Helenall (rev.) + Nelly; dim. = diminutive
42HALLANSHAKERSecondGet an agitator passage forward in an old tramphall + an + shaker
40Suitable Present (Suitable Present)VHCRocking-horse for Hamlet“Hobby-horse is forgot” Hamlet Act 2, Scene 3
1946 (2)
33TAMBERSSecondRest a doctor ordered for its tonic qualitiesanag. of rest a MB
28HELCOSISVHCThe inflammatory process by which, I hear, Hades warms itself‘hell coses’
1945 (2)
23HICATEEVHCHeat ice to make a specimen of fresh-wateranag. of heat ice
21BODEGAThirdWhen the temperature’s zero in Buenos Aires it’s a draughty place0 deg in BA; draught = drink
20NIERSTEINERVHCRents in Eire are enough to make one drinkanag.
19SCREENINGSFirstRefuse showings of films as they have not been passed3 mngs.
15ARRANGESVHCOrders sounded among the French units for the gunners to go back to the front linesrang in ares; RA rev., ranges

 
HCs awarded to T. E. Sanders
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1991-1992
  1024 PRESENT (3 defs + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)
  1021 BEARD
  1017 SCHAPSKA / PEARMAIN (Right and Left)
  1008 SPORTSCASTER (Misprints)
  1000 ONE THOUSAND
  995 STASIMA (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1990-1991
  987 IRON CURTAIN
  982 ALMANAC
  974 AVANT-PROPOS
  969 BUNTER
  965 EARBASH def. NECKLET (Wrong Number)
  961 WAVESON
  956 SPEAR-SIDE
  943 BARAGOUIN
 
1989-1990
  939 A-PER-SE / ESCROC (Right and Left)
  930 SABULOSE
  920 CHRIST-CROSS-ROW
  908 INDIGO (Printer’s Devilry)
  895 TONE DEAF
 
1988-1989
  882 DOSSIER
  874 BLUESTOCKING
  866 NECTAREOUS
  857 REDCAP / NICETY (Right and Left)
  849 VISITE
 
1987-1988
  835 PROSAICAL
  831 COOLABAH (Spoonerisms)
  827 MICKEY-TAKING
  823 SARBACANE
  818 EMBUSQUÉ
  814 SPOUSAGE
  809 DOLCE VITA
  805 LITOTES
  788 CROW
 
1986-1987
  764 CHILDERMAS
  750 SALMAGUNDY (THLMAGUY/OULMAGUY) (750 themed clue)
  744 SKIRL-IN-THE-PAN / COFFEE-DISEASE (Right and Left)
  740 ESCADRILLE
 
1985-1986
  727 WELL-TO-DO
  722 SUPERNACULUM
  705 MUSICOTHERAPY
  696 ANTIMNEMONIC
  688 CUCURBITAL
  683 BANISH
 
1984-1985
  679 ESTOVER (Printer’s Devilry)
  675 CONSTERNATE
  670 TURNIP-FLEA
  660 Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse (Anagram)
  653 INTERNUNCIO
  649 AUSTRALORP
  635 ROSEMARY
 
1983-1984
  622 SIMP (Printer’s Devilry)
  615 HISTORIETTE
  610 DOUBLETHINK
  607 CARNEY
  603 FIGULINE
  594 DOINGS
  585 FLABELLIFORM
  581 SPADROON def. MAVERICK (Wrong Number)
 
1982-1983
  576 TOP-NOTCH
  572 SNAKE-OIL
  564 PARAMENT
  558 MINCEMEAT (with one extra R) (Extra Letter)
  552 NOURICE-FEE
  547 GLEEMAN
  530 PROMETAL
 
1981-1982
  508 POSTURE-MAKER
  495 CACOETHES
  491 SEVENTY-EIGHT
  482 BODY-SNATCHER
 
1980-1981
  460 SWOOP
  426 MISL(E)ADING (Letters Latent)
  423 ACCOUTRE
 
1979-1980
  406 BOIL
  404 CANDLE-HOLDER (Spoonerisms)
  401 GO-AHEAD
  388 ALEXIPHARMIC
  384 OUTSPREADING
  375 SPREATHE
 
1978-1979
  366 MONKEY-SHINE
  362 SEA-SOLDIER
  354 SHEER-HULK
  352 FAIRY LIGHTS
  349 ODDCOMESHORT
  340 BOOKSIE
  314 MERIL (Spoonerisms)
 
1977-1978
  306 DICKENS
  300 SLINK-BUTCHER
  289 AMNESIAC
  285 BOYFRIEND (Misprints)
  281 DINOCERAS
  276 AMTRACK
  267 MORRIS-DANCE
  263 ERIACH (Printer’s Devilry)
  259 TRANSIRE
 
1976-1977
  243 OLYMPIC
  216 SCANTITY
  212 SURCINGLES
  208 RALPH
 
1975-1976
  200 The Extra Guest (minus CC) (Letters Latent)
  183 PICKLE
  161 ANCON
 
1974-1975
  146 CHARADES
  143 Jingle for BALTHAZAR, MELCHIOR, CASPAR (A jingle)
  139 PIEPOWDER
  118 OPERETTIST (Misprints)
  114 PANIC
  110 GALLOWS-RIPE
 
1973-1974
  75 GROCETERIA
  66 NONSENSE
  57 MINARET (Printer’s Devilry)
  53 ALEXANDERS
 
1972-1973
  31 KITCHENDOM
  27 VINEGAR
  23 SCLERODERMIC
  5 SCEUOPHYLAX
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1158 ELEPHANT-SEAL
  1145 GENIPAP
  1143 MORGIANA
  1135 HILAIRE BELLOC
  1110 IMPERSONATE
 
1969-1970
  1097 PANTOPHAGIST
  1093 MARTINET
  1091 WENCESLAS
  1089 ENCLOISTER
  1076 NEFAST (Misprints)
 
1968-1969
  1045 SPLIT / MOUTH (Right and Left)
  1039 TEGMEN def. LEGION (Wrong Number)
  1036 CORONETED
  1023 CONSOLE
  1015 HOAR-HEADED
 
1967-1968
  1002 PILLAGE
  993 JONATHAN
  989 GRENADINE
  967 CREMOSIN
  958 DRY MEASURE
 
1966-1967
  945 OBLITERATE
  936 MINI SKIRTS
  929 AMPHITHEATRE
  920 ARISTATE (Printer’s Devilry)
  911 DRAGON
  907 SORITES (Misprints)
 
1965-1966
  898 POCHARD
  885 GALIMATIAS
  873 VETERANS
  868 DANDER / TOUPEE (Right and Left)
  864 PATERNAL
 
1964-1965
  856 RODOMONTADE
  839 GINGER (Printer’s Devilry)
  832 PENNY-WISE (Misprints)
  829 FAREWELL
  812 ABRUPT / TISANE (Right and Left)
 
1963-1964
  804 DETRUNCATE
  800 Charlemagne, Emperor of the West (Anagram)
  782 SWELL
  777 TAILOR-BIRD
 
1962-1963
  743 CHEMIST
  734 NASALITY
  725 SILENUS
  721 KERB-MERCHANT
  717 STAR-MAN (Misprints)
  712 RHEUMATICKY
  703 SCAPEMENT
 
1961-1962
  656 FIDDLESTICKS
  647 MADCAP
 
1960-1961
  634 BEDSTEAD
  595 INORNATE / OMADHAUN (Right and Left)
 
1959-1960
  590 STATANT (Printer’s Devilry)
  582 MARRY
  578 GATHERED def. LEVANTER (Wrong Number)
  571 PESTER
  560 CONGENITALLY
 
1958-1959
  538 BANISHING
  529 BUTTY-COLLIER
  525 MORALE (Printer’s Devilry)
  519 RIDICULE (DLM)
  500 MOTHERS-IN-LAW
  490 CLEAR def. WEIGH (Wrong Number)
 
1957-1958
  482 LEASING-MAKER
  477 SEDATENESS
  473 LISSOME (Printer’s Devilry)
  464 STRAWED
  438 MACARONI
 
1956-1957
  415 When the snow lay round about (Anagram)
  400 Word with 400 theme (Quatercentenary)
  395 SCALE-ARMOUR
 
1955-1956
  377 MALISON
  373 PRESTONPANS
  360 WRINKLE / EGG-BIRD (Right and Left)
 
1954 (2)
  306 CHICANE / RAMPART (Right and Left)
  304 ORLEANS
  297 CONTRAPUNTAL
  295 SENSE-ORGANS
  289 CISTERN
  287 MANCHESTER
 
1954 (1)
  281 SCRAPS def. LOCALS (Wrong Number)
  277 PRODIGALLY
  275 ESTOVER (Printer’s Devilry)
  269 ASCENT
  267 TRADE
  263 We think so then and we thought so still! (Anagram)
 
1953 (2)
  249 BALM
 
1953 (1)
  227 CATEGORIES
  213 LEMONADE
  211 CAROL-SINGERS or HOLLY-BERRIES
 
1952 (2)
  203 WEATHERS
  198 THIRD
  197 SCALES
  194 KNOWLEDGE BOX
 
1952 (1)
  193 TRADUCER
  191 DENIGRATE
  183 SAUSAGES
 
1951 (2)
  179 CADRE
  177 DESOLATE
  171 SERINGAS
 
1951 (1)
  167 PARMESAN
  162 TITANESS
  158 RATING
 
1950 (2)
  152 SEA-LION
  151 OPEN-SESAME
  150 CAPILLAMENTS
  148 FILIBUSTER
  146 BELDAME
  143 LAMPREY
 
1950 (1)
  121 SNAPSHOT
 
1949 (2)
  117 LION
  105 SMITHEREENS
 
1949 (1)
  104 STARE (Printer’s Devilry)
  103 MOSES
  102 ARCHIMEDES
  98 HUMERI
  96 INTERLOCK
  92 PARTRIDGE
 
1948 (2)
  91 CRETONNE
  89 SEASON
  86 ODOMETER
  85 SERGEANT
  84 SHINGLE / THIRSTY (Right and Left)
  82 CURARE
  80 GONERIL
  79 SALOME
 
1948 (1)
  75 PETROLEUSES
  71 MITRAILLEUSE
  67 SURFEIT (DLM)
 
1947 (2)
  63 STILETTO
 


Annual Honours record of T. E. Sanders
Clues  |  HCs   |  Other competitors
YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1991-19922 (0, 1, 1) 1 6 15
1990-19910 4 8 21
1989-19900 2 5
1988-19890 5 5 15
1987-19880 3 9
1986-19870 8 4 5
1985-19860 3 6
1984-19851 (1, 0, 0) 3 7 10
1983-19840 2 8
1982-19830 4 7 20
1981-19820 3 3
1980-19811 (0, 0, 1) 7 3 2
1979-19802 (1, 0, 1) 2 6 7
1978-19792 (0, 0, 2) 3 7 7
1977-19780 3 9
1976-19771 (1, 0, 0) 5 4 11
1975-19760 4 3 19
1974-19750 5 6 17
1973-19741 (1, 0, 0) 2 4 22
1972-19730 4 4 17
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 3 5
1969-19700 1 5
1968-19690 2 5
1967-19680 3 5
1966-19670 2 6
1965-19661 (0, 1, 0) 4 5 10
1964-19650 2 5
1963-19640 2 4
1962-19631 (1, 0, 0) 2 7 19
1961-19621 (0, 0, 1) 3 2 14
1960-19610 2 2
1959-19600 1 5
1958-19590 1 6
1957-19580 4 5 15
1956-19571 (0, 0, 1) 2 3 17
1955-19560 6 3 6
1954 (2)1 (1, 0, 0) 2 6 14
1954 (1)0 2 6
1953 (2)0 7 1 4
1953 (1)0 3 3
1952 (2)1 (0, 1, 0) 2 4 13
1952 (1)1 (1, 0, 0) 2 3 14
1951 (2)1 (0, 0, 1) 2 3 15
1951 (1)1 (0, 1, 0) 5 3 2
1950 (2)3 (2, 0, 1) 2 6 6
1950 (1)2 (2, 0, 0) 2 1 1
1949 (2)1 (1, 0, 0) 3 2 9
1949 (1)0 1 6
1948 (2)0 4 8 15
1948 (1)0 4 3 7
1947 (2)2 (2, 0, 0) 3 1 4
1947 (1)1 (0, 1, 0) 2 0 8
1946 (2)1 (0, 1, 0) 1 0
1945 (2)2 (1, 0, 1) 3 0 2