Clues written by C. Loving
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C. Loving4234358049Nov 1974May 201843y 6m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2017-2018
2369FACETIAEVHCTart deliveries perhaps – busy cafeteria has run outanag. less r
2015-2016
2270FENESTRAVHCFar-seen fluttering about Titania’s crown – one spots Moth’s wing perhapsT in anag.
2013-2014
2157MELODRAMATICVHCSome claim a red-top’s splashed! —— poses possiblycomp. anag. & lit.
2009-2010
1953TRAUMA (misprint of T) (Misprints)VHCWhat a brick cyclist runs into – it’s a cut arm with canine knocked out unfortunatelytrick; anag. less c; trick cyclist = psychiatrist
2008-2009
1927TONSURE (Spoonerisms)VHCRoe grilled with nuts – that’s what Hovis she ate needed on topanag.; novitiate heeded
1893EARTHYFirstThe ‘Carry On’ cast could deliver such corncomp. anag. & lit.
2006-2007
1823KISSVHCKirov’s opening is special – it revives ‘The Sleeping Beauty’K is s
1804CLOTHES SENSE (Spoonerisms)VHCCook sees to lunches (non-U) – fancy serving dank chips!dink chaps; anag. less U
2005-2006
1771PARTERREVHCMisdirected prat fall before end of farce – ending up here?anag. + err + e
1741LORD NELSONSecondOne perishing hack riles London – with his column he looks down on Whitehallanag. less I
1737ANIMUSVHCG & S with it could result in amusing operas’ terminationcomp. anag. & lit.
1733PALESTRAVHCParts feel flabby? One needs to pump iron hereanag. less Fe, & lit.
2003-2004
1648MAGIC LANTERNVHCWhat’s a lecturer naming as a novelty? It’s out of use long agoanag. less ure, & lit.
1999-2000
1424HEISTVHCHe’s old J. James for examplehe + I + St, & lit.; ref Jesse J.
1996-1997
1277NOVE(M)BER (Letters Latent)VHCIt’s an icy period in Russia – Ob never flowsanag.; ref. River Ob
1995-1996
1250SONEOCARDIA (STENOCARDIA) (Ten to One)ThirdIsadora, once dancing, could bring a pang to the heartanag.; ref I. Duncan
1207EPOCH-MARKINGSecondRome’s broken with chap by name of Martin Luther. What describes the event?anag. + King
1993-1994
1128CHRISTMAS PRESENTVHCHen-coop’s sitters roam abroard after laying trois oeufs. That could mean ‘three French hens’anag. less 0, 0, 0; ref Christmas song
1117STAMNOS (3 Consecutive Letters)VHCWhat’s a Greek urn? That’s the first bit of corn from Scotsman in varietyanag. less c
1987-1988
809DOLCE VITAVHCOne forsaking Octavia led dissolute sort of life with Cleopatraanag. less a
1986-1987
764CHILDERMASVHCRachel suffering from misdread – Bible’s connection is recalled for thisanag. less read2 & lit.; ref. Matt. 2, 18
1981-1982
525PABOUCHEVHCOne half of pair – where champers might be in party abroad?pa(ir) + bouche (Fr. = mouth), & lit.
521ATTITUDINISEVHCOne from weaving suited Titania – ‘Bray’s divine! Did he do that?’anag. less a; ref. Vicar of B
491SEVENTY-EIGHTVHCIt’s not on for Sony – result is limited – blues number perhaps?event in S(on)y + eight (rowing)
473HERRING-BONEVHCHorner, being curious, finds on an inclination what’s left in crustanag.
1980-1981
447URTICARIA / APOGRAPHS (Right and Left)Second‘Double ’air cut’ ordered rash Petty Officer, ‘Part with gash curls – no time for nice models!’anag. air, air, cut; anag. incl. PO less t; gash4
1979-1980
401GO-AHEADVHCThis time could ruin adagio themecomp. anag. & lit.
388ALEXIPHARMICVHCMurder a la Crippen? Mix he kept away from jug!anag. less pen & lit.
379SCYTHEMANVHCMechanist with latest in hay making? Not I!anag. + y - i & lit.
1978-1979
332NUT-CASEVHCButterfly perhaps over Pinkerton affair?(butterfly-) nut, (detective) case & lit.; ref. Madame B.
323(C)U(C)KOO (Letters Latent)FirstWhat’s gouk on flying awa’ frae the Borders?(g)ouk o(n) anag. & lit.
1977-1978
306DICKENSVHCHe’s king amongst hot cinders where right does not prevailK in anag. less r; hot = excited
300SLINK-BUTCHERVHCI saw a measly hand that’d make Culbertson, I think, pass on it!anag. less on it
285BOYFRIEND (Misprints)FirstGuy to be moved – funny bonfire day without one!loved; anag. less a
281DINOCERASVHCHollywood’s last scenario torn up – giant of the Wild West now fossilizedd + anag.
276AMTRACKVHCAttacking marines could get seating in thiscomp. anag. & lit.
263ERIACH (Printer’s Devilry)VHCI found cel/adon set of mosaic plaques 
259TRANSIREVHCAren’t English missing bubbly if French are without one?anag. less E + si + (a)re & lit.
1976-1977
255ROYAL SILVER JUBILEEVHCI spread able ruler’s joy around – live broadcast includedanag. in anag. & lit.
250Stands the church clock at ten to three? (Anagram)VHCCheat! The churls don’t stock the nectar!ref. last line of poem
249RUDOLPH THE REINDEERVHCRed lit nose in the herd or up flying? Maybe it’s on ——!comp. anag. & lit.
243OLYMPICVHCPolychromic O’s seen fluttering could bring —— cheers sooncomp. anag. & lit.

 
HCs awarded to C. Loving
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2017-2018
  2395 PURITANISM
  2386 PENNY-A-LINER
  2378 PROPOSAL
 
2016-2017
  2313 PERFECT
  2309 GLOBETROTTER
 
2015-2016
  2296 IMPROPERLY
  2287 VALET
  2283 BARGAIN
  2279 CLEMENTINE
  2274 SIMPATICO
  2272 SNOWMOBILE
  2257 BUST-UP / PIT-PAT (Right and Left)
  2250 MILESTONE (with missing O) (Missing Letter)
 
2014-2015
  2220 A twelve-letter ‘Christmas cracker’ (Christmas Cracker)
  2213 SOLECISM
  2209 (O)CT(O)BER (Letters Latent)
 
2013-2014
  2174 CHARET (Printer’s Devilry)
  2165 OUT OF ORDER
 
2012-2013
  2116 YULETIDE (with jumble of COMEDO) (Christmas Devilry)
  2113 PICAROON
 
2011-2012
  2074 BENNET
 
2010-2011
  2031 EMBROIDERY
  2012 BLOATING
 
2009-2010
  1984 ORWEL(L)IAN (Doublethink)
 
2008-2009
  1914 VE(S)TAL (Letters Latent)
  1897 WASH-OUT
 
2007-2008
  1836 POSTHASTE
 
2006-2007
  1797 HEART
 
2005-2006
  1775 ROUGH-AND-READY
  1762 DUDDERY
  1750 PLOUGHMAN
 
2003-2004
  1659 SCAREDY-CAT
 
2002-2003
  1596 GENISTA (Definition of Anagram)
  1576 FACADE
  1572 SHIELD-MAY
 
2001-2002
  1544 PATROL (with jumble of RAPTORES) (Christmas Devilry)
 
2000-2001
  1492 The year that Columbus discovered America (Anagram)
 
1998-1999
  1394 BERGAMOT
  1387 Dylan Thomas: A Child’s Christmas in Wales (Anagram)
 
1997-1998
  1346 PHARISEE
 
1996-1997
  1307 AGILE (Spoonerisms)
  1300 OXFORD (extra O) (Extra Letter)
  1294 TRANSENNA
  1286 CHALET
  1273 SIPOREX
 
1995-1996
  1238 ELASTIN (Printer’s Devilry)
  1220 CASSANDRA
 
1993-1994
  1134 TOVARICH
 
1992-1993
  1069 (P)OSTICHE (Headpieces)
  1056 ENTRAIN def. ASTHORE (Wrong Number)
 
1991-1992
  1024 PRESENT (3 defs + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)
 
1990-1991
  947 SHOULDER-SLIP
 
1988-1989
  882 DOSSIER
  844 THEOLOGASTER (Misprints)
 
1987-1988
  788 CROW
 
1985-1986
  701 BALUSTRADE
 
1984-1985
  660 Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse (Anagram)
 
1983-1984
  618 CRETISM
 
1982-1983
  572 SNAKE-OIL
  556 SWEAL (Misprints)
  543 STAYING POWER
 
1981-1982
  504 SIMMENTHALER
  478 BIBLIOPEGIST
 
1980-1981
  464 SIMKIN
  454 CHRISTMAS BOX
  430 TEGULA
 
1979-1980
  419 RAMILLIES
  406 BOIL
  384 OUTSPREADING
  375 SPREATHE
  371 GRADIN
 
1978-1979
  366 MONKEY-SHINE
  349 ODDCOMESHORT
  340 BOOKSIE
  327 HEMLOCK
 
1977-1978
  310 STERNFAST
  298 NOSER
  289 AMNESIAC
 
1976-1977
  238 CRAMBOJINGLE
 
1974-1975
  139 PIEPOWDER
 


Annual Honours record of C. Loving
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2016-20170 0 2
2015-20160 0 8
2014-20150 0 3
2013-20140 1 2
2012-20130 0 2
2011-20120 0 1
2010-20110 0 2
2009-20100 1 1
2008-20091 (1, 0, 0) 1 2
2007-20080 0 1
2006-20070 2 1
2005-20061 (0, 1, 0) 3 3 13
 
2003-20040 1 1
2002-20030 0 3
2001-20020 0 1
2000-20010 0 1
1999-20000 1 0
1998-19990 0 2
1997-19980 0 1
1996-19970 1 5
1995-19962 (0, 1, 1) 0 2 23
 
1993-19940 2 1
1992-19930 0 2
1991-19920 0 1
1990-19910 0 1
 
1988-19890 0 2
1987-19880 1 1
1986-19870 1 0
1985-19860 0 1
1984-19850 0 1
1983-19840 0 1
1982-19830 0 3
1981-19820 4 2 19
1980-19811 (0, 1, 0) 0 3
1979-19800 3 5
1978-19791 (1, 0, 0) 1 4
1977-19781 (1, 0, 0) 6 2 6
1976-19770 4 1 25
 
1974-19750 0 1