Clues written by N. C. Goddard
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N. C. Goddard52254514159Apr 1968May 201042y 1m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2004-2005
1702WORDSMITHERYVHCI drew my short change in coinageanag.
1999-2000
1454GET-UPVHCTurnout or turn outt. o. = get out of bed
1996-1997
1281ABLUTOMANEVHCAn extraordinary amount sucked in by powerful automatic cleaneranag. in able
1994-1995
1161ADIAPHORONVHCModeration is called for in paranoid jogging – it’s not essentialho in anag.
1993-1994
1130AGRESTALVHCA tare or groundsels might be this round rose, perhapscomp. anag. & lit.
1992-1993
1078KIRBEHVHCRefreshed biker is breaking off from his water-bottleanag. + h(is)
1069(P)OSTICHE (Headpieces)VHCWhat could be Old English switch – tie possiblyanag. incl. OE
1061MAGICVHCSnare cast by hypnotic spellmag(net)ic
1991-1992
1034BURLAPThirdSacking involved labour put out redundantanag. less out
1004OIL PAINTINGSVHCPointing sail to wind – a line of canvasanag.
1990-1991
982ALMANACVHCThe yearbook that is still a collection of gossip – first to last?c to end in calm ana
965EARBASH def. NECKLET (Wrong Number)VHCShare a drop of bonzer wild rabbit down underdrop; anag. inc. B
1989-1990
917HOOLIGANISMVHCWith time spent in disorderly saloon, might one find this?anag. less t & lit.
900(C)HARLATANIS(M) (Letters Latent)VHCHumbug! What could make Ebenezer finally hail Santa?anag. incl. r
1988-1989
853DEBACLEVHCChannel rises and one’s left in sudden floodbed (rev.) + l in ace
1987-1988
814SPOUSAGEVHCThe tying of the knot could be that of Gordius, initially…, so pause!G in anag.
805LITOTESVHCRum islet? – that rings of understatementto in anag.
1986-1987
762OBELISEVHCPut the dagger in? Do back off – I see blood being spiltanag. less do (rev.)
753SHEEPDOGVHCWhat could turn hog with speed?anag. & lit.
750SALMAGUNDY (THLMAGUY/OULMAGUY) (750 themed clue)ThirdUgly hat with a touch of mildew should be thrown out for jumbleanag. incl. m
740ESCADRILLEVHCIn which flying aces of French frames streamanag. + rill in de & lit.
735MALIGNVHCForm ranks after the end of grim offensivem + align
1985-1986
722SUPERNACULUMThird‘Un cru’ sample – the ultimate in chateau bottled?anag. incl. u & lit.
696ANTIMNEMONICVHCScrewed up memo in tin-can – hardly an aide-memoire!anag.
1984-1985
675CONSTERNATEVHCOne can’t rest – blasted alarm!anag.
666Any word; subsidiary indication omits an animal (Beasts)VHCMock religion that’s mainly based on magicsha(manis)m
649AUSTRALORPVHCViolent uproar, last to give Victoria crosses for battery?anag.
635ROSEMARYVHCPrayers around the middle of November may be for Remembranceem in rosary; ref. R. Sunday
1983-1984
615HISTORIETTEVHCIs it there to supply a quick read?anag. ; supply adv.
610DOUBLETHINKVHCMental polarity could be what is needed at board level to finish design!double (darts) + think
603FIGULINEVHCI pull to the left in striking what may be thrownI lug (rev.) in fine
594DOINGSThirdTreat gin, possibly, with a dash of Sch… you know who!do + anag. + S
585FLABELLIFORMVHCLike a splayed hand that gets life from ball if spun?anag.
581SPADROON def. MAVERICK (Wrong Number)VHCVacant sheep stray on road – fencing no longer used?stray; s—p + anag.
1981-1982
525PABOUCHEVHCBag containing salt is on the back of the Turk’s muleAB in pouch + e
495CACOETHESVHCChocs eaten endlessly are bad for one… example of this?anag. incl. eate(n)
486JUMPED-UPVHCComing from nowhere – sweater half off – walker’s near to overtakingjum(per) + ped up
473HERRING-BONEVHCHere one’s after simple hemming loopring in herb + one & lit.
1980-1981
460SWOOPVHCSpring – the first signs of which occupy suitorwoo in Sp; suitor v.
443STEEPLECROWNSecondCone of beans when ground won’t perc. lees!anag.
423ACCOUTREVHCPlay ace or cut deckanag.
1979-1980
401GO-AHEADFirstDriving licence2 meanings
393INTRACARDIACVHCCan tricar aid disabled in place of pace-maker?anag.
1978-1979
340BOOKSIEVHCOscar’s titled friend certainly admitted Wilde was thisOK in Bosie; ref. Lord Alfred Douglas
1977-1978
306DICKENSVHCDeuce in deck’s wildanag.
285BOYFRIEND (Misprints)VHCI’m a bear and defy Robin at playbeau; anag.
1976-1977
255ROYAL SILVER JUBILEEVHCEIIR’s rule, by Jove, all swinging this year?anag.
1975-1976
183PICKLEFirstPinch and scrape2 mngs.
1974-1975
123SCATTERGOODVHCI may reach the receiver as broadcast soundscatter, good; ref. bankruptcy
110GALLOWS-RIPEVHCI’m ready for the drop – will rope sag free?anag.
1972-1973
10LINGERIEVHCWorn under dresses – in drag, that islinger i.e.
Ximenes competitions
1968-1969
1010MOTORISTVHCHill is right in saying he’s a fast onetor is in mot (= saying), & lit.; ref. Graham H., racing driver

 
HCs awarded to N. C. Goddard
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2009-2010
  1979 FAR-OUT
  1971 WATERMANSHIP
 
2008-2009
  1914 VE(S)TAL (Letters Latent)
  1910 BARPERSON
  1901 SANITISE
 
2007-2008
  1866 BINGE
  1858 HUMONGOUS
 
2006-2007
  1801 RUSE DE GUERRE
  1788 ETHEREAL OILS
 
2005-2006
  1771 PARTERRE
  1750 PLOUGHMAN
 
2004-2005
  1694 MISINTERPRET
  1680 PILLOW-CUP
 
2003-2004
  1663 ARMAMENTARIA
  1633 EMPATRON / WINTERLY (Right and Left)
  1624 BELAY
 
2002-2003
  1615 RUGATE
  1602 FENESTRA
  1598 PHRASEMONGER
  1596 GENISTA (Definition of Anagram)
  1593 MANSUETE
  1585 SHIATSU
 
2001-2002
  1554 PEARL
  1550 MEMORITER
  1533 MASTER-MARINER
 
2000-2001
  1511 DEEP-SEATED
  1500 GIT (on board ship) (Ship of Fools)
  1476 LIGNIPERDOUS
  1467 CANAPÉ
 
1999-2000
  1439 JOHN CANOE
  1428 CRICETID
 
1998-1999
  1411 LOOK-SEE
  1367 SANBENITOS
 
1997-1998
  1355 DIACATHOLICON
  1334 CATACHRESTIC
 
1996-1997
  1286 CHALET
  1268 ARGIE-BARGIE
 
1995-1996
  1247 PREDICANT
  1242 KNOCKERS
  1229 GRUPPETTO
  1220 CASSANDRA
  1216 CHAPERON
  1212 HILDING
  1203 CLERICALISM
 
1994-1995
  1200 Nine letter word (C and T latent) (Letters Latent)
  1186 GRISELDA
  1180 COLD TURKEY
  1178 BOOTLEG
  1169 BLITHE / URSINE (Right and Left)
  1152 PARACETAMOL
 
1993-1994
  1139 BENJAMIN
  1134 TOVARICH
  1100 CONCORDANCE
 
1992-1993
  1076 PARLOUR GAMES
  1074 DEMIREP
  1052 AGANIPPE
 
1991-1992
  1043 PESTO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1021 BEARD
  995 STASIMA (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1990-1991
  991 BRASH (or BRUSH)
  978 DOUBLE-CENTURY
  969 BUNTER
  961 WAVESON
  947 SHOULDER-SLIP
 
1989-1990
  934 LACE-UPS
  930 SABULOSE
  895 TONE DEAF
 
1988-1989
  874 BLUESTOCKING
  868 ROLAND (2 clues + def. of contents) (Parcels)
  866 NECTAREOUS
  862 OFF-AND-ON
  849 VISITE
 
1987-1988
  835 PROSAICAL
  827 MICKEY-TAKING
  818 EMBUSQUÉ
  816 POTLACH (with extra O in word) (Extra letter)
  801 LINCHET
  792 DISTHENE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1986-1987
  779 MISSING LINK
  774 VICTORINE
  766 GUBBINS
  764 CHILDERMAS
  757 ETHEROMANIAC (Misprints)
 
1985-1986
  718 FLO(GG)IN(G) (Letters Latent)
  712 PANTOMIME HORSE
  709 GINGER
  701 BALUSTRADE
  692 FIDIBUS def. PRICKET (Wrong Number)
  688 CUCURBITAL
  683 BANISH
 
1984-1985
  662 BARGE-COUPLE
  657 SILLY-BILLY
  653 INTERNUNCIO
  631 INTERLOCK
 
1983-1984
  618 CRETISM
  609 LUCKY-BAG
  607 CARNEY
 
1982-1983
  572 SNAKE-OIL
  556 SWEAL (Misprints)
  543 STAYING POWER
  534 DODGEM
 
1981-1982
  521 ATTITUDINISE
  504 SIMMENTHALER
  500 BEFOOL (two extra Ds) (Extra Letter)
 
1980-1981
  456 BALADINE
  434 JARDINIÈRE
  430 TEGULA
 
1979-1980
  419 RAMILLIES
  397 BIJOUTERIE (Misprints)
  379 SCYTHEMAN
  375 SPREATHE
  371 GRADIN
 
1978-1979
  358 UPSTART def. NON-TERM (Wrong Number)
  332 NUT-CASE
  327 HEMLOCK
  323 (C)U(C)KOO (Letters Latent)
 
1977-1978
  310 STERNFAST
  301 TROLLOPISH
  272 MALAGUETTA
  267 MORRIS-DANCE
 
1976-1977
  250 Stands the church clock at ten to three? (Anagram)
  212 SURCINGLES
 
1975-1976
  169 THUGGEE
  165 Lance, pompano, bonito, porbeagle, thornback, menhaden, albacore, huso (Anagram)
  161 ANCON
 
1974-1975
  148 BALLYHOO
  139 PIEPOWDER
  135 GABIONADE
  130 EADISH (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1973-1974
  79 SLAPSTICK
 
1972-1973
  43 A neologism (Neologisms)
  27 VINEGAR
  23 SCLERODERMIC
  14 Terrapin, hermit, elephant, armadillo, rhesus (Anagram)
  5 SCEUOPHYLAX
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1145 GENIPAP
  1115 FLESH-POTTERY
 
1969-1970
  1062 CALLING-CRAB
 
1968-1969
  1045 SPLIT / MOUTH (Right and Left)
  1023 CONSOLE
 
1967-1968
  1002 PILLAGE
 


Annual Honours record of N. C. Goddard
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2009-20100 0 2
2008-20090 0 3
2007-20080 0 2
2006-20070 0 2
2005-20060 0 2
2004-20050 1 2
2003-20040 0 2
2002-20030 0 6
2001-20020 0 3
2000-20010 0 4
1999-20000 1 2
1998-19990 0 2
1997-19980 0 2
1996-19970 1 2
1995-19960 0 7
1994-19950 1 6
1993-19940 1 3
1992-19930 3 3
1991-19921 (0, 0, 1) 1 3
1990-19910 2 5
1989-19900 2 3
1988-19890 1 5
1987-19880 2 6
1986-19871 (0, 0, 1) 4 5 14
1985-19861 (0, 0, 1) 1 7
1984-19850 4 4 16
1983-19841 (0, 0, 1) 5 3 6
1982-19830 0 4
1981-19820 4 3 19
1980-19811 (0, 1, 0) 2 3 21
1979-19801 (1, 0, 0) 1 5
1978-19790 1 4
1977-19780 2 4
1976-19770 1 2
1975-19761 (1, 0, 0) 0 3
1974-19750 2 4
1973-19740 0 1
1972-19730 1 5
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 0 2
1969-19700 0 1
1968-19690 1 2
1967-19680 0 1