Clues written by R. B. Harling
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R. B. Harling1600165016Feb 1969Apr 201748y 2mR. Harling
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2016-2017
2338TRUMPVHCPolitician pursuing half-truths?tru + MP, & lit.
2013-2014
2174CHARET (Printer’s Devilry)VHCNot being used to junk, rigging-master of lor/ries raising yard 
2008-2009
1927TONSURE (Spoonerisms)VHCBrown called for Chancellor of the Exchequer to be removed from blameto + (CE)nsure; crown, bald
1910BARPERSONVHCGive this servant due, s/he works and pours beercomp. anag. & lit.
2007-2008
1849AUXESISVHCBosom fully developed with this augmentation makes louse falsies buxomcomp. anag.
1845UPBRAIDVHCD-cup bra ideally displays what knockers may dohidden
2005-2006
1750PLOUGHMANVHCMillions for Australian Paul Hogan: I could use a shareanag. with m for A; ref film actor
1737ANIMUSVHCMotivational feeling generated by bishop leaving one with haloa nim(b)us
2004-2005
1700FIVE-O’CLOCK SHADOWVHCWhat’s on face if shaved badly around middle of jowl?o’ clock in anag. + ow, & lit.
1698CROSSTIEVHCWhat’s found on US track shoe after dodgy race?cross tie
2000-2001
1472TORAN (Printer’s Devilry)VHCAdding last week’s gravy really made bis/k! 
1999-2000
1433NEANDERTHALVHC‘Antre’ handle could style meanag. & lit.
1979-1980
414UNBOSOMERVHCWith him, neighbour has to swallow a great deal’un + some in bor
1977-1978
267MORRIS-DANCEVHCRevel’s start, sir, come and prance : see the jolly ——!anag. incl. r & lit.
Ximenes competitions
1970-1971
1145GENIPAPVHC’Tis exotically appetising, ’tis pluckedanag. less ’tis, & lit.
1969-1970
1080ANDROMEDAVHCDread woman (headless) deranged her executioner’s wifeanag. less w

 
HCs awarded to R. B. Harling
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2014-2015
  2218 FOREIGNER
  2213 SOLECISM
 
2013-2014
  2178 PARISON
 
2012-2013
  2118 BLOKEISH
  2116 YULETIDE (with jumble of COMEDO) (Christmas Devilry)
 
2011-2012
  2045 CATENATE
 
2009-2010
  1953 TRAUMA (misprint of T) (Misprints)
 
2008-2009
  1936 LITMUS TEST
 
2007-2008
  1884 FREELOADER
  1866 BINGE
 
2005-2006
  1758 BIMBETTE
 
2004-2005
  1715 RELEASE / RASPING (Right and Left)
 
2002-2003
  1619 GISMO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1611 LEISLER
  1602 FENESTRA
  1572 SHIELD-MAY
 
2001-2002
  1559 THEOLOGASTER
  1528 STROP (Spoonerisms)
 
2000-2001
  1476 LIGNIPERDOUS
 
1999-2000
  1424 HEIST
  1419 SPLODGE
 
1984-1985
  679 ESTOVER (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1983-1984
  618 CRETISM
 
1981-1982
  513 ETYMOLOGICON
  500 BEFOOL (two extra Ds) (Extra Letter)
 
1980-1981
  443 STEEPLECROWN
  434 JARDINIÈRE
  430 TEGULA
 
1979-1980
  419 RAMILLIES
  379 SCYTHEMAN
 
1978-1979
  340 BOOKSIE
 
1976-1977
  229 METRICATE
  208 RALPH
 
1975-1976
  183 PICKLE
  161 ANCON
 
1974-1975
  123 SCATTERGOOD
 
1973-1974
  84 MIRLIGOES / ILL-OMENED (Right and Left)
  70 GESTAPO (Misprints)
  57 MINARET (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1972-1973
  43 A neologism (Neologisms)
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1131 CAROUSER (Misprints)
  1123 MAXIMIST
  1119 RONDE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1969-1970
  1106 LEXICOGRAPHY
  1097 PANTOPHAGIST
  1089 ENCLOISTER
  1084 ANGEL-FOOD
  1076 NEFAST (Misprints)
  1071 ORACLE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1968-1969
  1045 SPLIT / MOUTH (Right and Left)
 


Annual Honours record of R. B. Harling
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VHCsHCsPosition
2016-20170 1 0
 
2014-20150 0 2
2013-20140 1 1
2012-20130 0 2
2011-20120 0 1
 
2009-20100 0 1
2008-20090 2 1
2007-20080 2 2
 
2005-20060 2 1
2004-20050 2 1
 
2002-20030 0 4
2001-20020 0 2
2000-20010 1 1
1999-20000 1 2
 
1984-19850 0 1
1983-19840 0 1
 
1981-19820 0 2
1980-19810 0 3
1979-19800 1 2
1978-19790 0 1
1977-19780 1 0
1976-19770 0 2
1975-19760 0 2
1974-19750 0 1
1973-19740 0 3
1972-19730 0 1
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 1 3
1969-19700 1 6
1968-19690 0 1