Clues written by J. G. Stubbs
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J. G. Stubbs2210219023Dec 1956Jan 199437y 1mG. Stubbs
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1983-1984
622SIMP (Printer’s Devilry)VHCDid Botham’s bouncers make wa/r o’ test in Pakistan?ref. Ian B. and Wasim Bari
618CRETISMVHCBounce caught reckless smiterc + anag.
600Into the jaws of Death / Into the mouth of Hell (Anagram)VHCLines Alf doth jot out. Oh how fine that theme 
1981-1982
513ETYMOLOGICONFirstNotice gym loo stinking? Onions, possiblyanag.; ref. C. T. Onions, editor of Oxford Dict. of Eng. Etymology
504SIMMENTHALERVHCHimmler’s neat? Could be!anag. & lit.
500BEFOOL (two extra Ds) (Extra Letter)VHCDollars, for example, go up in noised measure. What may the guilder do?noise, guiler; oof (rev.) in bel
1980-1981
439LINGA (Printer’s Devilry)VHCStar ve/nds nugget; parts in play with fluteref. ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’
1977-1978
301TROLLOPISHVHCThe crummy bit turns up with hair on end, the liberty of going out like a slattern!ort (rev.) + poll (rev.) + ish
1975-1976
197CAMERA (Printer’s Devilry)VHCIn the bull-ring Manuela tore robe/s, handmade slips 
Ximenes competitions
1970-1971
1158ELEPHANT-SEALVHCThe seaplane in a spin before long dives into the oceananag. + l
1969-1970
1097PANTOPHAGISTVHCTonight papa’s indisposed: he does not restrict his dietanag.
1968-1969
1045SPLIT / MOUTH (Right and Left)VHCHead of seraglio quietly attended with a lamp crack kisser in harem outhouses + p + lit; hidden; k. (slang) = mouth
1041TEA-LEADVHCI keep the dead leaves from the wood, spread out in the sun to dry round a meadowa lea in ted
1010MOTORISTVHCTom’s worried about revolutionary figures—he’s no longer a follower of the red flagtori in anag.; man with flag in early days
1967-1968
987THING (Printer’s Devilry)VHCThe huge sink in the old inn was the family ba/r and pastime 
1966-1967
949BROWSINGVHCDipping into novels in the library? Go for Scott without argumentsrows in bing2
936MINI SKIRTSVHCTwo-thirds of a bikini, with further trims, is enough material for one of theseanag., incl. (bi)kini, & lit.
1961-1962
694OSIRIS (Printer’s Devilry)VHCDid Millais late rout d/umb R.A.’s at the ford?‘Sir Isumbras…’, painted in 1857
1958-1959
519RIDICULE (DLM)VHCWhy does a schoolboy fisherman laugh at Euclid riders?
Because he knows his lines and angles
 
1957-1958
473LISSOME (Printer’s Devilry)VHCShe’s a shady sports girl, a Mary, l/onely. C.I.D. ask news lightlyAmaryllis; ref. ‘Lycidas’ by Milton
1956-1957
421DOVETAILVHCAmerican dived in front of the train. Fit? Exactly!dove3 tail
415When the snow lay round about (Anagram)VHCHobo (non-U, surely!) wanted thaw 

 
HCs awarded to J. G. Stubbs
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1993-1994
  1130 AGRESTAL
 
1991-1992
  1021 BEARD
  995 STASIMA (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1990-1991
  982 ALMANAC
 
1989-1990
  930 SABULOSE
 
1988-1989
  866 NECTAREOUS
 
1985-1986
  701 BALUSTRADE
 
1984-1985
  675 CONSTERNATE
  666 Any word; subsidiary indication omits an animal (Beasts)
  653 INTERNUNCIO
 
1983-1984
  615 HISTORIETTE
  581 SPADROON def. MAVERICK (Wrong Number)
 
1982-1983
  572 SNAKE-OIL
  568 TETHER (Printer’s Devilry)
  556 SWEAL (Misprints)
  552 NOURICE-FEE
  534 DODGEM
  530 PROMETAL
 
1981-1982
  506 ELANET (Printer’s Devilry)
  491 SEVENTY-EIGHT
  478 BIBLIOPEGIST
  473 HERRING-BONE
 
1980-1981
  469 APLUSTRE
  456 BALADINE
 
1979-1980
  419 RAMILLIES
  410 CUL-DE-SAC
  406 BOIL
  401 GO-AHEAD
  393 INTRACARDIAC
  388 ALEXIPHARMIC
  384 OUTSPREADING
 
1978-1979
  358 UPSTART def. NON-TERM (Wrong Number)
  354 SHEER-HULK
  352 FAIRY LIGHTS
  336 ELF-ARROW / CUTHBERT (Right and Left)
  319 PODESTA
  314 MERIL (Spoonerisms)
 
1977-1978
  298 NOSER
  294 HUMECT
  289 AMNESIAC
  285 BOYFRIEND (Misprints)
 
1976-1977
  255 ROYAL SILVER JUBILEE
  250 Stands the church clock at ten to three? (Anagram)
  247 FLIVVER
  243 OLYMPIC
  238 CRAMBOJINGLE
  216 SCANTITY
  212 SURCINGLES
 
1975-1976
  187 POWDERING-TUB
  178 A(U)G(U)ST (Letters Latent)
  165 Lance, pompano, bonito, porbeagle, thornback, menhaden, albacore, huso (Anagram)
  161 ANCON
 
1974-1975
  148 BALLYHOO
  146 CHARADES
  139 PIEPOWDER
  130 EADISH (Printer’s Devilry)
  127 FRITHSOKEN
  114 PANIC
  105 Malabar-rat, raccoon, nylghau, oriole, aberdevine, howler (Anagram)
 
1973-1974
  100 CENTENARIAN
  92 BRAINWASH
  70 GESTAPO (Misprints)
 
1972-1973
  45 NEMORAL
  43 A neologism (Neologisms)
  36 CRUSADER
  5 SCEUOPHYLAX
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1123 MAXIMIST
  1115 FLESH-POTTERY
 
1969-1970
  1106 LEXICOGRAPHY
 
1968-1969
  1054 PINACOTHECA
  1039 TEGMEN def. LEGION (Wrong Number)
 
1967-1968
  997 TREACLE
  980 OMNIBUSES
  975 HALE
 
1966-1967
  941 HYPODERMIC
  933 COTTABUS
 
1965-1966
  902 WINCOPIPE
  884 MASHER (Printer’s Devilry)
  864 PATERNAL
 
1964-1965
  856 RODOMONTADE
  851 Sire & Dam (Sire & Dam)
  839 GINGER (Printer’s Devilry)
  832 PENNY-WISE (Misprints)
  829 FAREWELL
 
1963-1964
  800 Charlemagne, Emperor of the West (Anagram)
  786 METAMERES (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1961-1962
  656 FIDDLESTICKS
 
1959-1960
  571 PESTER
 
1958-1959
  525 MORALE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1957-1958
  467 A humorous definition (Humorous definition)
 


Annual Honours record of J. G. Stubbs
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YearPrizes
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VHCsHCsPosition
1993-19940 0 1
 
1991-19920 0 2
1990-19910 0 1
1989-19900 0 1
1988-19890 0 1
 
1985-19860 0 1
1984-19850 0 3
1983-19840 3 2
1982-19830 0 6
1981-19821 (1, 0, 0) 2 4 19
1980-19810 1 2
1979-19800 0 7
1978-19790 0 6
1977-19780 1 3
1976-19770 0 7
1975-19760 1 4
1974-19750 0 7
1973-19740 0 3
1972-19730 0 4
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 1 2
1969-19700 1 1
1968-19690 3 2
1967-19680 1 3
1966-19670 2 2
1965-19660 0 3
1964-19650 0 5
1963-19640 0 2
 
1961-19620 1 1
 
1959-19600 0 1
1958-19590 1 1
1957-19580 1 1
1956-19570 2 0