Clues written by A. J. Shields
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A. J. Shields1310124314Dec 1982Jan 201229y 1m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1991-1992
1017SCHAPSKA / PEARMAIN (Right and Left)VHCPack leader’s attention might bear fruit as chaps rally round Kirkpatrick to secure a capp ear main; K in anag.; ref Ian K, former NZ rugby player
1990-1991
956SPEAR-SIDEVHCA son’s pedigree could be represented on this (e.g.)comp. anag. & lit.
947SHOULDER-SLIPVHCDishes up roll badly sliced: this’ll make serving difficultanag.
1989-1990
934LACE-UPSVHCWe don’t slip on clues compiled with the First of April and a touch of prankery involved!anag. incl. A, p
926NERDFirstWith update, ‘——’ replaces ‘dunderpate’comp. anag. & lit.
917HOOLIGANISMVHCReforming characters involved in any —— is Moynihan’s one goalcomp. anag. incl. I & lit.; ref. sports minister
891CATVHCPartly domesticated creaturehidden
1987-1988
814SPOUSAGEVHCMatch goes up in chaos about first signs of Shakoor’s arbitrarinessS + anag. ; ref. umpiring rumpus
1986-1987
770HERMITSVHCPerfect their morals? Goes without being saidanag. less oral, & lit.?
1985-1986
692FIDIBUS def. PRICKET (Wrong Number)VHCIf I subbed creatively, after consigning leaders on banking and economics to the spike… could produce lighter paperspike; anag. less b, e
688CUCURBITALVHCThick-skinned but soft-hearted copper’s upset brutal Chief InspectorCu + anag. incl. CI
1983-1984
615HISTORIETTEVHCE. Lit. theorist nonplussed with lack of length in such a work!anag. less L
590MINEVERVHCMen I’ve arrayed with the ultimate in fur!anag. + r & lit.

 
HCs awarded to A. J. Shields
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2011-2012
  2065 DERMESTIDAE
  2064 COLD TURKEY
  2058 ROBUST
  2045 CATENATE
 
2010-2011
  2040 EASTER (Printer’s Devilry)
  2036 AL CONTO
  2027 THRENETICAL
  2023 CHAMBRANLE
  2014 HACKETTE
  2012 BLOATING
 
1992-1993
  1056 ENTRAIN def. ASTHORE (Wrong Number)
  1048 GALLOPADE
 
1991-1992
  1039 TOLERABLE
  1034 BURLAP
  1026 LET-OFF
  1004 OIL PAINTINGS
  995 STASIMA (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1990-1991
  991 BRASH (or BRUSH)
  974 AVANT-PROPOS
  952 STAR (Spoonerisms)
  943 BARAGOUIN
 
1989-1990
  939 A-PER-SE / ESCROC (Right and Left)
  930 SABULOSE
  920 CHRIST-CROSS-ROW
  895 TONE DEAF
 
1988-1989
  882 DOSSIER
  862 OFF-AND-ON
  857 REDCAP / NICETY (Right and Left)
  840 SONDE
 
1987-1988
  805 LITOTES
  801 LINCHET
 
1986-1987
  783 CAMPESINO
  774 VICTORINE
  764 CHILDERMAS
 
1985-1986
  731 STRING
  709 GINGER
 
1984-1985
  662 BARGE-COUPLE
  660 Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse (Anagram)
  644 EASY STREET (or STAPELIA)
 
1983-1984
  594 DOINGS
 
1982-1983
  576 TOP-NOTCH
  572 SNAKE-OIL
  558 MINCEMEAT (with one extra R) (Extra Letter)
 


Annual Honours record of A. J. Shields
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2011-20120 0 4
2010-20110 0 6
 
1992-19930 0 2
1991-19920 1 5
1990-19910 2 4
1989-19901 (1, 0, 0) 3 4 17
1988-19890 0 4
1987-19880 1 2
1986-19870 1 3
1985-19860 2 2
1984-19850 0 3
1983-19840 2 1
1982-19830 0 3