Clues written by T. A. Martin
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T. A. Martin1301123314Mar 1949Feb 198232y 11m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1980-1981
452DISSENTERISMSecondFunction of Mrs T’s Denis, i.e. standing religiously asideanag.; Thatcher
1976-1977
234HOROSCOPISTVHCYour past determines your future, he says – or ‘post hoc …’ is wronganag.
1974-1975
135GABIONADEVHCAbandoning last bit of cover, reform brigade on a sort of rampartanag. less r
1973-1974
84MIRLIGOES / ILL-OMENED (Right and Left)VHCDizzy dollie men? I’m filled with foreboding. For dizziness, some girl I fancy is the answeranag.; anag.
Ximenes competitions
1970-1971
1162BEAM-ENDSVHCLiverpool finish on these—and B. Mee’s deliriousanag.; ref. Bertie M., Arsenal manager
1964-1965
808WAGONERVHCJoker, Ace, King—he has the whip hand and should deliver the goods!wag one R
1962-1963
743CHEMISTVHCAfter Cheltenham’s first two, jockey’s unseated before start of third—who supplied the dope?Ch + anag. of Sime + t; ref. J. Sime
1953 (1)
219SOCIALISTVHCBourgeois type is hardly suitable for this, so italics could be usedso + anag.
1951 (2)
180HESPER (Printer’s Devilry)VHCI fit a c/hap’s suit. Able treatment is the drillIf it aches…
1950 (1)
123LEECHESVHCWrite in letters of blood!cryptic def.; blood-letting
1949 (2)
117LIONVHCSome hero! He’s no pride when alone and a bundle of nerves when with the gang(gang)lion
115MISNOMERVHCMinors disagree with me—it’s the wrong brandanag.; cigarette brand
1949 (1)
99SCARABEEVHCBare aces can make a gem of a hand, although not usually in diamondsanag.; scarab jewel

 
HCs awarded to T. A. Martin
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1981-1982
  513 ETYMOLOGICON
  504 SIMMENTHALER
 
1979-1980
  406 BOIL
  404 CANDLE-HOLDER (Spoonerisms)
  393 INTRACARDIAC
 
1977-1978
  276 AMTRACK
 
1976-1977
  249 RUDOLPH THE REINDEER
  238 CRAMBOJINGLE
 
1975-1976
  174 EPEOLATRY
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1119 RONDE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1968-1969
  1010 MOTORIST
 
1966-1967
  936 MINI SKIRTS
 
1965-1966
  900 PARAMECIA or PAREOEANS
  894 WITENAGEMOT
 
1963-1964
  786 METAMERES (Printer’s Devilry)
  780 NOBLEST (and Eximenamination)
  750 SEVEN-FIFTY / CROSSWORDS (Right and Left)
 
1962-1963
  728 ALDERMA(N) (N’s missing in def.) (Letters Latent)
  725 SILENUS
 
1959-1960
  560 CONGENITALLY
 
1958-1959
  519 RIDICULE (DLM)
 
1954 (1)
  283 SOBER
  275 ESTOVER (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1953 (1)
  211 CAROL-SINGERS or HOLLY-BERRIES
  207 PAGEANT
 
1952 (2)
  205 CANTANKEROUS
  204 ROSTER (Printer’s Devilry)
  203 WEATHERS
 
1951 (2)
  178 HIDEOUS
 
1950 (1)
  122 LEATHER
 
1949 (2)
  112 SHEET (DLM)
  106 HELIOTROPE
 
1949 (1)
  98 HUMERI
 


Annual Honours record of T. A. Martin
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1981-19820 0 2
1980-19811 (0, 1, 0) 0 0
1979-19800 0 3
 
1977-19780 0 1
1976-19770 1 2
1975-19760 0 1
1974-19750 1 0
1973-19740 1 0
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 1 1
 
1968-19690 0 1
 
1966-19670 0 1
1965-19660 0 2
1964-19650 1 0
1963-19640 0 3
1962-19630 1 2
 
1959-19600 0 1
1958-19590 0 1
 
1954 (1)0 0 2
 
1953 (1)0 1 2
1952 (2)0 0 3
 
1951 (2)0 1 1
 
1950 (1)0 1 1
1949 (2)0 2 2
1949 (1)0 1 1