Clues written by R. H. Adey
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R. H. Adey1822144622Dec 1967Nov 198719y 11mR. Adey
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1987-1988
809DOLCE VITAVHCIt’s lived at Como, happily, but without distinctionanag. less O.M. & lit.
1986-1987
753SHEEPDOGFirstI can make or mar Hodge’s penning recordEP in anag., & lit.
1984-1985
644EASY STREET (or STAPELIA)VHCWhere what consumers do can net new stereos for nothing a yearanag. with y for O in eat, & lit.
1983-1984
594DOINGSVHCParty is adopting leaders of the new guard, to give what’s-’er-name the worksn, g in do is, 2 defs.
1981-1982
495CACOETHESVHCSmoking? A top runner in the finals of the Olympics – odda Coe in the cs anag.
486JUMPED-UPVHCLike some whizz-kids – bound to finish namelessjump + e(n)d up
1979-1980
393INTRACARDIACSecondIn a blood donor one welcomes an act carried out with no hint of egoismI + anag. less e
375SPREATHEVHCGet into rough from the tee and par’s hard, you’ll findanag. incl. h; rough n. = rough state
1978-1979
327HEMLOCKVHCIt can make you choke, imbibing a very small doseml in anag. & lit.
1977-1978
259TRANSIREFirstIt’s roughly concerned with confining what the smuggler didran in anag. + re & lit.
1976-1977
238CRAMBOJINGLEVHCPickwick as literature? See the chapter ‘Tupman and the strolling actor’c. ram-bo + Jingle
1974-1975
118OPERETTIST (Misprints)VHCEasy shot hoisted, tucked away by favourite, love set to him. His play’s like Gorman’s(Sir Edward) German’s; sitter (rev.) in 0 pet; ref. Tom Gorman, US tennis player
1973-1974
100CENTENARIANSecondAm able to receive that letter from the Queen at last, aren’t I excited!en + anag. in can, & lit.
1972-1973
5SCEUOPHYLAXVHCVersatile playhouse accommodating a hundred gets unknown to produce ‘The Caretaker’ in Greekanag. incl. C + X
Ximenes competitions
1968-1969
1049SLANGWHANGERVHCAbuse and rage about White House leaders can often be heard at Hyde Park CornerWH in slang, anger
1041TEA-LEADVHCPacking for what, without intoxicating, will cheer, perhaps elate, a driver’s headanag. + a d
1036CORONETEDVHCPeered through a pair of spectacles, centred badlyanag. incl. O,O; peer1, vb.
1032TENONER (Printer’s Devilry)VHCThe choice before us:—wash, or none is bea/u—lest he roost for four yearsref. US election 1968, Humphrey, Nixon

 
HCs awarded to R. H. Adey
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1987-1988
  792 DISTHENE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1985-1986
  722 SUPERNACULUM
  705 MUSICOTHERAPY
  701 BALUSTRADE
 
1984-1985
  653 INTERNUNCIO
 
1983-1984
  615 HISTORIETTE
  609 LUCKY-BAG
  590 MINEVER
 
1982-1983
  558 MINCEMEAT (with one extra R) (Extra Letter)
  538 INGRAIN
  534 DODGEM
  530 PROMETAL
 
1981-1982
  508 POSTURE-MAKER
  506 ELANET (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1979-1980
  419 RAMILLIES
  404 CANDLE-HOLDER (Spoonerisms)
  388 ALEXIPHARMIC
  371 GRADIN
 
1978-1979
  358 UPSTART def. NON-TERM (Wrong Number)
  323 (C)U(C)KOO (Letters Latent)
 
1977-1978
  300 SLINK-BUTCHER
  263 ERIACH (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1976-1977
  250 Stands the church clock at ten to three? (Anagram)
  216 SCANTITY
 
1975-1976
  197 CAMERA (Printer’s Devilry)
  195 SHILLY-SHALLY
  174 EPEOLATRY
  165 Lance, pompano, bonito, porbeagle, thornback, menhaden, albacore, huso (Anagram)
 
1973-1974
  97 TREBUCHET
  95 THUNDERCLAP
  75 GROCETERIA
 
1972-1973
  14 Terrapin, hermit, elephant, armadillo, rhesus (Anagram)
  10 LINGERIE
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1154 CLARIONET
  1135 HILAIRE BELLOC
  1127 TRAYBIT
  1119 RONDE (Printer’s Devilry)
  1115 FLESH-POTTERY
 
1969-1970
  1106 LEXICOGRAPHY
  1100 BEAU(C)LER(C) (Letters Latent)
  1091 WENCESLAS
  1089 ENCLOISTER
  1062 CALLING-CRAB
  1058 Aragon, Boleyn, Seymour, Cleves, Howard, Parr (Anagram)
 
1968-1969
  1054 PINACOTHECA
 
1967-1968
  984 Word containing a first name (Anonymous)
 


Annual Honours record of R. H. Adey
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VHCsHCsPosition
1987-19880 1 1
1986-19871 (1, 0, 0) 0 0
1985-19860 0 3
1984-19850 1 1
1983-19840 1 3
1982-19830 0 4
1981-19820 2 2
 
1979-19801 (0, 1, 0) 1 4
1978-19790 1 2
1977-19781 (1, 0, 0) 0 2
1976-19770 1 2
1975-19760 0 4
1974-19750 1 0
1973-19741 (0, 1, 0) 0 3
1972-19730 1 2
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 0 5
1969-19700 0 6
1968-19690 4 1 14
1967-19680 0 1