Clues written by J. W. Taylor
HCs  |   Annual honours  |   Other competitors
Show results in   All competitions   Azed   Ximenes
 Clues in
archive
First
Prizes
Other
Prizes
VHCsHCs Hons
points
First
mention
Latest
mention
Career
span
Also listed as
J. W. Taylor1912162422Nov 1952Feb 196815y 3mMrs J. W. Taylor
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
Ximenes competitions
1967-1968
993JONATHANVHCApple of Hebrew Beloved’s eye?2 mngs.
1966-1967
916DIAPASONVHCPons’ Aïda—what a rich musical experience this could make!anag.; ref. Juan P., baritone
907SORITES (Misprints)VHCProfessor I testimonialised holds chair of logicchain; hidden
1965-1966
885GALIMATIASSecondPointless blether, backward monkey languagega(S) + sai Tamil (all rev.), & lit.
882SNAPDRAGONVHCCheat the duenna and you may pinch me in my bedsnap dragon
868DANDER / TOUPEE (Right and Left)VHCIn “Bond and Eroticism,” one finds passion for head gear—hat with a snob label in ithidden; U in topee
864PATERNALVHCPop’s a distortion of Art—penal!anag.; ref. Pop Art movement
860CORSAGEVHCBouquet measures maturitycors age; cor2
1964-1965
856RODOMONTADEFirstOde on Mr. Toad could be this—particularly if he wrote itanag., & lit.
1963-1964
773FIT-OUTVHCclue not given, see Slip no. 777
750SEVEN-FIFTY / CROSSWORDS (Right and Left)VHCAdversity promises problems. Lift up your hearts then, following Kipling’s guide to manhood in “Life’s Span.”cross words; f + ‘If’ in seventy; ref. poem, and ‘L.U.Y.H.’ radio programme at 7.50 a.m.
1962-1963
743CHEMISTVHCI’m set for reorganisation after Beeching’s own heart. I’ve got just what the doctor ordered(Bee)ch(ing) + anag.
738ANAESTHETICVHCI can see that, recast, it could be a knock-out in the theatreanag.
725SILENUSVHCApart from my tail, you couldn’t call me leonine, unless I reformedanag. & lit.
721KERB-MERCHANTVHCWhat sounds like restriction on trade for dealer operating on margin‘curb’ + merchant, vb
712RHEUMATICKYVHCThis kind of joint isn’t healthy—the mucky air needs changinganag.
1960-1961
624PSYCHIATER (DLM)SecondGet with it on a Hep-Cat syrinx—a “must” for crazy kids! 
1957-1958
486BARACANVHCIt was strong stuff—there’s one of the chaps who made it coming back half canned!Arab (rev.) + can(ned)
1955-1956
343EPIGONIVHCOrdinary issue of famous stock—but one pigeon’s been shaken down!anag. incl. I; pigeon = dupe

 
HCs awarded to J. W. Taylor
Clues  |  Annual Honours   |  Other competitors

1974-1975
  110 GALLOWS-RIPE
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1162 BEAM-ENDS
 
1969-1970
  1066 RAVE / PAIR (DLM)
 
1968-1969
  1041 TEA-LEAD
 
1967-1968
  1002 PILLAGE
 
1966-1967
  933 COTTABUS
  911 DRAGON
 
1965-1966
  898 POCHARD
  894 WITENAGEMOT
  890 DEBENTURE
  884 MASHER (Printer’s Devilry)
  878 ENTOMOSTRACA
 
1964-1965
  843 PRISTINE
  834 CARRIED
  832 PENNY-WISE (Misprints)
  812 ABRUPT / TISANE (Right and Left)
 
1963-1964
  790 PETER-SEE-ME (Sire and Dam)
  764 SHIMMY-SHAKE
  760 METAMORPHOSE
 
1962-1963
  746 INTERMIT (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1956-1957
  430 GAMIN (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1955-1956
  351 LUSTRE
 
1953 (1)
  211 CAROL-SINGERS or HOLLY-BERRIES
  207 PAGEANT
 


Annual Honours record of J. W. Taylor
Clues  |  HCs   |  Other competitors
YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1974-19750 0 1
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 0 1
1969-19700 0 1
1968-19690 0 1
1967-19680 1 1
1966-19670 2 2
1965-19661 (0, 1, 0) 4 5 10
1964-19651 (1, 0, 0) 0 4
1963-19640 2 3
1962-19630 5 1 9
 
1960-19611 (0, 1, 0) 0 0
 
1957-19580 1 0
1956-19570 0 1
1955-19560 1 1
 
1953 (1)0 0 2