Clues written by H. L. Rhodes
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H. L. Rhodes2212197725Sep 1972May 200532y 8m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1998-1999
1398PERMETHRINVHCAphides met horrid end: somehow had ——, so diedcomp. anag. & lit.
1997-1998
1322CARPETVHCDress down for three months in a cooler environment2 mngs.
1995-1996
1250SONEOCARDIA (STENOCARDIA) (Ten to One)VHCType of ticker malfunction – alternately A1 or a second outanag.
1216CHAPERONVHCCheck on a character wanting a bit of seductionch + a per(s)on, &lit.
1989-1990
913ARCHIBALDVHCSee hair, dishevelled and unadorned – a pompon might suitanag. incl. c + bald
895TONE DEAFFirstN. Faldo, tee shot left short, having far from perfect pitchanag. less l
1988-1989
869HOLD-UPSVHCReformed PLO should look out for hijackersanag. less lo
853DEBACLEVHCWhat lower class supplanting society would surely producecl for S in debase, & lit.
1979-1980
393INTRACARDIACVHCAffected a Dracontic air. nothing less, yet not without heartanag. less 0
384OUTSPREADINGVHCThat which is grandiose, put all over the placeanag.
379SCYTHEMANSecondDeath – metaphorically, that is to say – Thy Name is Awfulsc. + anag.
1978-1979
336ELF-ARROW / CUTHBERT (Right and Left)VHCOld weapon is activated for real start of war – but the credit’s rightly for one who plays the old soldieranag. + w; anag. incl. cr.
323(C)U(C)KOO (Letters Latent)VHCBats hook up, overturning what the wings enfoldhidden rev.
1977-1978
263ERIACH (Printer’s Devilry)VHCOne perceived th/e alarm as pirate attacked 
1976-1977
255ROYAL SILVER JUBILEEThirdCurrently it’s Her Majesty’s playing a jolly risible revueanag.; London theatre
229METRICATEVHCCite a term contrived to convert the acres to hectaresanag.
221PADDY-WHACKVHCNanny’s spanking tot’s behind softly – along of it setting on potty back to frontp + add + y to start in whacky; along of = alongside, on account of; setting on = employing, sitting on
216SCANTITYVHCCould godliness be a rare deficiency as Canon becomes ancient? Just the oppositei.e. anc. for Can. in sanctity
1974-1975
127FRITHSOKENVHCCure for the skin means retreat for the chapsanag.; chap1
110GALLOWS-RIPEVHCReady for a drop? A peg, swill or shake?anag.
105Malabar-rat, raccoon, nylghau, oriole, aberdevine, howler (Anagram)VHCCome heavy rain, he will land our barge (or coble?) on Ararat 
1972-1973
27VINEGARVHCI might come out of the bottle, given a right shakinganag. incl. r

 
HCs awarded to H. L. Rhodes
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2004-2005
  1719 ANHELATION
 
2003-2004
  1650 SAPHENA
 
2002-2003
  1589 JOKESMITH
  1585 SHIATSU
 
2001-2002
  1567 QUEEN
  1550 MEMORITER
  1546 TRANSPARENT
  1524 INGRATITUDE
  1519 CARRY-ON
 
2000-2001
  1515 SNIDE
  1485 BOURSE / TIFOSO (Right and Left)
  1480 SAMARITAN
 
1999-2000
  1450 PRETENDANT
  1415 MANATI (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1998-1999
  1389 ALL-OVERISH
  1385 PANTRIES
  1367 SANBENITOS
 
1997-1998
  1355 DIACATHOLICON
  1325 UPROOTAL
 
1996-1997
  1286 CHALET
  1268 ARGIE-BARGIE
 
1995-1996
  1242 KNOCKERS
 
1994-1995
  1186 GRISELDA
  1180 COLD TURKEY
  1178 BOOTLEG
  1161 ADIAPHORON
  1152 PARACETAMOL
 
1993-1994
  1130 AGRESTAL
  1126 CHEATERY
  1122 BASILIAN
 
1992-1993
  1084 PIERCEABLE / SALESGIRL (DLM)
  1076 PARLOUR GAMES
  1056 ENTRAIN def. ASTHORE (Wrong Number)
  1052 AGANIPPE
 
1991-1992
  1043 PESTO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1024 PRESENT (3 defs + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)
  1021 BEARD
  1017 SCHAPSKA / PEARMAIN (Right and Left)
  1013 ALVEARY
  995 STASIMA (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1990-1991
  982 ALMANAC
  978 DOUBLE-CENTURY
  969 BUNTER
 
1989-1990
  904 VOETGANGER
 
1988-1989
  887 MONSTER
  868 ROLAND (2 clues + def. of contents) (Parcels)
  857 REDCAP / NICETY (Right and Left)
  849 VISITE
 
1987-1988
  835 PROSAICAL
  827 MICKEY-TAKING
  823 SARBACANE
  814 SPOUSAGE
  805 LITOTES
  796 UPHOLSTERY
  792 DISTHENE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1986-1987
  766 GUBBINS
  764 CHILDERMAS
  740 ESCADRILLE
 
1985-1986
  705 MUSICOTHERAPY
  692 FIDIBUS def. PRICKET (Wrong Number)
 
1984-1985
  649 AUSTRALORP
 
1980-1981
  456 BALADINE
 
1979-1980
  397 BIJOUTERIE (Misprints)
 
1978-1979
  366 MONKEY-SHINE
  352 FAIRY LIGHTS
  349 ODDCOMESHORT
  314 MERIL (Spoonerisms)
 
1977-1978
  310 STERNFAST
  301 TROLLOPISH
  298 NOSER
 
1976-1977
  238 CRAMBOJINGLE
  208 RALPH
 
1975-1976
  161 ANCON
 
1974-1975
  146 CHARADES
  123 SCATTERGOOD
 
1973-1974
  79 SLAPSTICK
  53 ALEXANDERS
 


Annual Honours record of H. L. Rhodes
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2004-20050 0 1
2003-20040 0 1
2002-20030 0 2
2001-20020 0 5
2000-20010 0 3
1999-20000 0 2
1998-19990 1 3
1997-19980 1 2
1996-19970 0 2
1995-19960 2 1
1994-19950 0 5
1993-19940 0 3
1992-19930 0 4
1991-19920 0 6
1990-19910 0 3
1989-19901 (1, 0, 0) 1 1
1988-19890 2 4
1987-19880 0 7
1986-19870 0 3
1985-19860 0 2
1984-19850 0 1
 
1980-19810 0 1
1979-19801 (0, 1, 0) 2 1 20
1978-19790 2 4
1977-19780 1 2
1976-19771 (0, 0, 1) 3 2 17
1975-19760 0 1
1974-19750 3 2
1973-19740 0 2
1972-19730 1 0