Clues written by J. C. Brash
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J. C. Brash100193511Jul 1958Jan 197819y 6m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1977-1978
263ERIACH (Printer’s Devilry)VHCThe fashion-conscious mademoiselle is judged by any crit/ic 
1976-1977
255ROYAL SILVER JUBILEEVHCOccasion for observing: I’ll rule years – I’ve job to get doneanag.
208RALPHVHCTake all the letters and hide half of ’em? That’s what I’ll do!r alph(abet) & lit.
Ximenes competitions
1968-1969
1049SLANGWHANGERVHCOne who uses crude language with heartless rageslang + w(it)h + anger, & lit.
1967-1968
1000THOUSANDVHCGet us hot and bothered? Yes! That’s a power of Xanag.; 10³
1965-1966
882SNAPDRAGONVHCCheat a person very much on the alert? You could burn your fingers at that gamesnap dragon
873VETERANSVHCThey can no longer get to the front yet try to catch upvet + snare (rev.)
1963-1964
769PENNYVHCYou’ll find me in the mint. Yes. Even if royal should follow me!pennyroyal, & lit., proposed coin
1961-1962
682PARAMOUR / CHIN (Right and Left)VHCOne would love throwing a beak into a stream. / The beak is usually on top of one—and with a very bitter bark!a ram in pour (n.); cryptic def. i.e. beak = nose, chin + a = china2
1960-1961
638BUREAUCRATSecondCurt bear I may be outwardly, but I have a heart of gold, finding expression in many forms!Au in anag.

 
HCs awarded to J. C. Brash
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1977-1978
  301 TROLLOPISH
  300 SLINK-BUTCHER
  276 AMTRACK
 
1976-1977
  216 SCANTITY
 
1975-1976
  178 A(U)G(U)ST (Letters Latent)
 
1972-1973
  18 EPIGONE
  5 SCEUOPHYLAX
  1 ORGIAST
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1143 MORGIANA
  1140 CALLOUS
  1127 TRAYBIT
 
1969-1970
  1080 ANDROMEDA
 
1968-1969
  1010 MOTORIST
 
1967-1968
  1002 PILLAGE
  984 Word containing a first name (Anonymous)
  967 CREMOSIN
 
1966-1967
  954 CERATE (Printer’s Devilry)
  924 MIMESTER / PECULATE (Right and Left)
  920 ARISTATE (Printer’s Devilry)
  907 SORITES (Misprints)
 
1965-1966
  898 POCHARD
  885 GALIMATIAS
  878 ENTOMOSTRACA
 
1964-1965
  832 PENNY-WISE (Misprints)
  817 WYLIE-COATS
  812 ABRUPT / TISANE (Right and Left)
 
1963-1964
  800 Charlemagne, Emperor of the West (Anagram)
 
1962-1963
  746 INTERMIT (Printer’s Devilry)
  743 CHEMIST
  734 NASALITY
  717 STAR-MAN (Misprints)
 
1960-1961
  634 BEDSTEAD
  626 WOMAN-TIRED
 
1958-1959
  508 CUMBERGROUND
  495 PARTISAN
 


Annual Honours record of J. C. Brash
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1977-19780 1 3
1976-19770 2 1
1975-19760 0 1
 
1972-19730 0 3
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 0 3
1969-19700 0 1
1968-19690 1 1
1967-19680 1 3
1966-19670 0 4
1965-19660 2 3
1964-19650 0 3
1963-19640 1 1
1962-19630 0 4
1961-19620 1 0
1960-19611 (0, 1, 0) 0 2
 
1958-19590 0 2