Clues written by H. B. Morton
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H. B. Morton101093811Oct 1957Feb 199133y 4m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1990-1991
974AVANT-PROPOSFirstPreliminary one learned before popping the question – sal volatile!savant proposal less sal
961WAVESONVHCEncourages to advance wobbly views I omitted on a matter left driftingwaves on, anag. less I
1989-1990
917HOOLIGANISMVHCDrunk neat, this leads to slight oenomania; what a shocking way to carry oncomp. anag.
1987-1988
835PROSAICALVHCNot striking, restoring P & O Calais run shortlyanag. incl. r
827MICKEY-TAKINGVHCTying a ‘Kick-me’ on the bum?anag. & lit.; bum=spree
801LINCHETVHCPale brow, part of foot dressed by defective serviceinch in let; pale n.
1986-1987
783CAMPESINOVHCOne secures Spanish currency in the cultivation of maniocpeso in anag. & lit.
1985-1986
692FIDIBUS def. PRICKET (Wrong Number)VHCIlluminating article I’d seen in Punch concludes where the buck is passedbuck; I’d in fib + US
Ximenes competitions
1964-1965
856RODOMONTADEVHCBully, ham or turkey-cock could provide this—not chicken, mince nor dodo meatanag.
1959-1960
578GATHERED def. LEVANTER (Wrong Number)VHCVariety of hedge rat confined to a certain arearat; anag.

 
HCs awarded to H. B. Morton
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1990-1991
  978 DOUBLE-CENTURY
  952 STAR (Spoonerisms)
  947 SHOULDER-SLIP
 
1989-1990
  939 A-PER-SE / ESCROC (Right and Left)
  900 (C)HARLATANIS(M) (Letters Latent)
 
1988-1989
  887 MONSTER
  882 DOSSIER
  866 NECTAREOUS
  849 VISITE
 
1987-1988
  816 POTLACH (with extra O in word) (Extra letter)
  814 SPOUSAGE
  805 LITOTES
  792 DISTHENE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1986-1987
  770 HERMITS
  764 CHILDERMAS
 
1985-1986
  718 FLO(GG)IN(G) (Letters Latent)
  701 BALUSTRADE
  696 ANTIMNEMONIC
 
1984-1985
  657 SILLY-BILLY
 
1983-1984
  585 FLABELLIFORM
 
1982-1983
  568 TETHER (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1979-1980
  414 UNBOSOMER
  393 INTRACARDIAC
  388 ALEXIPHARMIC
 
1978-1979
  366 MONKEY-SHINE
  362 SEA-SOLDIER
  336 ELF-ARROW / CUTHBERT (Right and Left)
 
1977-1978
  294 HUMECT
 
1976-1977
  255 ROYAL SILVER JUBILEE
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1969-1970
  1084 ANGEL-FOOD
 
1966-1967
  924 MIMESTER / PECULATE (Right and Left)
 
1965-1966
  864 PATERNAL
 
1964-1965
  821 SOMERSET
 
1961-1962
  669 DRUM
 
1960-1961
  634 BEDSTEAD
  617 COLOPHONY
 
1959-1960
  573 SCAPEGALLOWS
 
1957-1958
  456 PLAFOND
 


Annual Honours record of H. B. Morton
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YearPrizes
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VHCsHCsPosition
1990-19911 (1, 0, 0) 1 3
1989-19900 1 2
1988-19890 0 4
1987-19880 3 4
1986-19870 1 2
1985-19860 1 3
1984-19850 0 1
1983-19840 0 1
1982-19830 0 1
 
1979-19800 0 3
1978-19790 0 3
1977-19780 0 1
1976-19770 0 1
 
Ximenes competitions
1969-19700 0 1
 
1966-19670 0 1
1965-19660 0 1
1964-19650 1 1
 
1961-19620 0 1
1960-19610 0 2
1959-19600 1 1
 
1957-19580 0 1