Clues written by P. S. Elliott
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P. S. Elliott1110105612Dec 1973Aug 200127y 8m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1994-1995
1152PARACETAMOLVHCStandard One split atom before Latin – this may take pressure off Headpar ace + anag. + L
1990-1991
987IRON CURTAINVHCDownfall of rain in court – it must lift before play can restartanag.
1989-1990
926NERDVHCI’m miscast in part of Cinderella – Dopey or Grumpy might suit mehidden anag.
1984-1985
644EASY STREET (or STAPELIA)VHCEye star set wrongly for place Azed desired – and his poor solversanag. & lit.; ref. error in competition
1983-1984
615HISTORIETTEFirstIt is hotter, unsettled, over east. Rain, perhaps, is indicatedanag. + E; ref. S. Maugham’s short story
1982-1983
530PROMETALVHCClub expert paid a pound for a special type of ironpro met a L
1981-1982
513ETYMOLOGICONVHCWhere one finds the elements in a word gloomy, ice not meltinganag.
1980-1981
430TEGULAVHCSmall scale version of Vulgate Vatican vetoedanag. less V
1977-1978
263ERIACH (Printer’s Devilry)VHCHow l/ump made in class raised laugh 
1974-1975
114PANICVHC100-1 certainty comprehensively backed – bookie’s reaction?C I nap (all rev.)
1973-1974
92BRAINWASHVHCHow to stop embarrassing views might be predicament of topless bather at Hunstantoni.e. bra in Wash

 
HCs awarded to P. S. Elliott
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2001-2002
  1524 INGRATITUDE
 
1998-1999
  1389 ALL-OVERISH
  1385 PANTRIES
 
1997-1998
  1342 ALIENS / RAPINE (Right and Left)
 
1996-1997
  1303 PONIARD
 
1995-1996
  1232 The world is too much with us; late and soon (Anagram)
  1220 CASSANDRA
 
1994-1995
  1178 BOOTLEG
 
1993-1994
  1113 EMPLASTRUM
 
1992-1993
  1078 KIRBEH
 
1991-1992
  1043 PESTO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1034 BURLAP
  1017 SCHAPSKA / PEARMAIN (Right and Left)
 
1990-1991
  978 DOUBLE-CENTURY
  947 SHOULDER-SLIP
 
1989-1990
  934 LACE-UPS
  920 CHRIST-CROSS-ROW
  900 (C)HARLATANIS(M) (Letters Latent)
 
1988-1989
  878 MOUSEPIECE
 
1987-1988
  796 UPHOLSTERY
 
1985-1986
  722 SUPERNACULUM
  709 GINGER
  696 ANTIMNEMONIC
 
1984-1985
  666 Any word; subsidiary indication omits an animal (Beasts)
 
1983-1984
  622 SIMP (Printer’s Devilry)
  590 MINEVER
 
1982-1983
  559 EMBASE
  558 MINCEMEAT (with one extra R) (Extra Letter)
  538 INGRAIN
  534 DODGEM
 
1981-1982
  506 ELANET (Printer’s Devilry)
  504 SIMMENTHALER
  495 CACOETHES
 
1980-1981
  469 APLUSTRE
  456 BALADINE
 
1979-1980
  414 UNBOSOMER
  406 BOIL
  401 GO-AHEAD
  375 SPREATHE
 
1977-1978
  285 BOYFRIEND (Misprints)
  276 AMTRACK
  259 TRANSIRE
 
1976-1977
  250 Stands the church clock at ten to three? (Anagram)
 
1975-1976
  187 POWDERING-TUB
  178 A(U)G(U)ST (Letters Latent)
  161 ANCON
 
1974-1975
  152 ENAMORADO / ESCLANDRE (Right and Left)
  135 GABIONADE
  130 EADISH (Printer’s Devilry)
  127 FRITHSOKEN
  105 Malabar-rat, raccoon, nylghau, oriole, aberdevine, howler (Anagram)
 
1973-1974
  66 NONSENSE
  62 SOLITAIRES
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1162 BEAM-ENDS
 
1965-1966
  878 ENTOMOSTRACA
 
1958-1959
  500 MOTHERS-IN-LAW
 


Annual Honours record of P. S. Elliott
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2001-20020 0 1
 
1998-19990 0 2
1997-19980 0 1
1996-19970 0 1
1995-19960 0 2
1994-19950 1 1
1993-19940 0 1
1992-19930 0 1
1991-19920 0 3
1990-19910 1 2
1989-19900 1 3
1988-19890 0 1
1987-19880 0 1
 
1985-19860 0 3
1984-19850 1 1
1983-19841 (1, 0, 0) 0 2
1982-19830 1 4
1981-19820 1 3
1980-19810 1 2
1979-19800 0 4
 
1977-19780 1 3
1976-19770 0 1
1975-19760 0 3
1974-19750 1 5
1973-19740 1 2
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 0 1
 
1965-19660 0 1
 
1958-19590 0 1