Clues written by K. Bolton
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K. Bolton1401132215Dec 2009Jul 20188y 7mMs K. Bolton
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2017-2018
2403SWALE (Spoonerisms)VHCMany feed locally from cultivated leasow – nothing’s leftfenny mead2; anag. less 0
2399CHARMEUSEVHCIt’s material when male in casual work gains regular employmentm in chare + use
2390POISSON D’AVRILVHCCanard à la française cooked in very little lard (previously a Seine swimmer?)poisson + anag. incl. i’ v
2378PROPOSALVHCYou’ll see resort of Sapporo with JAL’s ultimate ‘special offer’L in anag.
2360VIDENDAVHCReformatted in HD, Dave ditching ‘junk’, producing features that must be viewedanag. less H (= heroin); ref. TV channel
2016-2017
2334ALLELUIAHVHCRally yell? Hearts thereamong put together, united in a burst of hosannaall el + u i’ a h, & lit.
2330BRAZEN / MOPISH (Right and Left)VHCI cut rampant zebrina, bold blue mess appearing after short time, bits of shrubbery to come lateranag. less I; mo + pi + sh
2015-2016
2305AGREE def. PATCH (Wrong Number)VHCDoctor eager to please elderlyanag.; doctor
2014-2015
2220A twelve-letter ‘Christmas cracker’ (Christmas Cracker)VHCPop’s caught clumsy travellers on sloping roof with front of sleigh stuck in snow, now dropping its contents?CHAMPERS/PRESENTS; CHAMREPSENTS; c ham reps; re + s in pent + s(now)
2200BRINDISIVHCMaking toast, slice of bread (with crust) is laid at centre of grillb rind is i
2013-2014
2170SAYONARASecondHow Tokyo Rose signed off talk about Rising Sun overcoming America?say on + Ra (rev.) + A; ref. WWII Japanese propagandist
2157MELODRAMATICVHCOver-emotional Spice Girl admits renewed male adoration ‘not on’anag. incl. m less on in Mel C
2012-2013
2131DIVES / MALIK (Right and Left)VHCYou get low clubs and diamonds, I have small spades. Hearts of Omar alike, I ownd I’ve s; middle letters; ref. O. Sharif
2011-2012
2074BENNETVHCDead grass at Wimbledon? Live tennis is cancelled after knocking upbe + tenn(is) (rev.)

 
HCs awarded to K. Bolton
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2017-2018
  2395 PURITANISM
  2382 STRIPE def. HARLOT (Wrong Number)
  2376 SOW(PIASTRE)ENS (Christmas Pudding)
 
2016-2017
  2356 PUBLIC SERVANT
  2351 RHAGADES
  2347 ASLEEP
  2343 RESTORE (Printer’s Devilry)
  2324 CELEBRATIONS
  2313 PERFECT
 
2015-2016
  2300 MISHMASH
  2296 IMPROPERLY
  2291 AVESTA (Printer’s Devilry)
  2287 VALET
 
2014-2015
  2226 DOUBLE-PARKING
  2205 CUMBERSOME
 
2013-2014
  2196 SEMANTRA / TRABEATE (Overlaps)
  2183 SANGRAIL
 
2012-2013
  2144 INFERNO (Spoonerisms)
  2139 DE RIGUEUR
  2100 A STITCH IN TIME
 
2011-2012
  2083 BEWITCH
 
2009-2010
  1958 HANGDOG
 


Annual Honours record of K. Bolton
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VHCsHCsPosition
2017-20180 5 3 27
2016-20170 2 6
2015-20160 1 4
2014-20150 2 2
2013-20141 (0, 1, 0) 1 2
2012-20130 1 3
2011-20120 1 1
 
2009-20100 0 1