Clues written by T. Rudd
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T. Rudd2614212831May 2011May 20187y 0m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2017-2018
2395PURITANISMVHC‘Take one Prism, aunt and handbag …’ – instruction in The Importance of Being Earnest?anag. incl. I; handbag vb.; ref. Aunt Augusta, Miss Prism, etc in TIOBE
2382STRIPE def. HARLOT (Wrong Number)ThirdKidney bean and prosciutto stew losing out when remade with bacon?stew; anag. less anag.
2364COMPOST HEAPVHCMa’s pet pooch runs amok here, sprays and leaves waste in a pileanag.; spray = branch
2016-2017
2351RHAGADESVHCWith couple in west sundered repeatedly, Angharad Rees spilt a series of tearsanag. less An, Re; ref. original star of Cornwall-set ‘Poldark’
2343RESTORE (Printer’s Devilry)VHCDac/has hold leaders’ letters etc. to Putin, mail to fire up history fansDacre, put in, Mail
2334ALLELUIAHVHCRendering God what’s due, ‘All hail!’ in Revised Version?anag. less D, & lit.
2325MASONVHCOld man’s pulled no Xmas crackers, making cross exit – who’ll work carving set?anag. incl. o; anag. less x; set = block of stone
2313PERFECTVHCBeyond a good show? Dud note —— – often Peter C makes it upcomp. anag.; ref. ‘Beyond the Fringe’, Dudley Moore & P. Cook
2309GLOBETROTTERThirdReform bet got capital character from London to run right round earth – as this?E in anag. incl. L, R, r, & lit.; ref. Phileas Fogg & R. Club in ‘Around the World in 80 Days’
2015-2016
2296IMPROPERLYVHCSuggest getting e.g. a cowboy in, to construct ——?roper in imply, & lit.
2291AVESTA (Printer’s Devilry)VHCLeicester h/unchback in ground here, old, foxes aficionadosref. Richard III, football
2287VALETVHCBuckling sword, he might provide lord with a vestcomp. anag. incl. w, & lit.
2279CLEMENTINEVHCStriking wife, and popular – Winnie lent me a bit of Churchillian blusteranag. incl. C less w in, & lit.; ref. C. Churchill
2270FENESTRAVHCIn Chartres, we often observe church and tower enlivened with this?comp. anag. incl. ch., & lit.
2257BUST-UP / PIT-PAT (Right and Left)VHCRebellious Brutus, unleashing Rome’s first power clash, cut down friend, piercing political dynast with a succession of low blowsanag. less R + p; pa(l) in Pitt
2014-2015
2230GATES OF DEATHVHCGet to Hades following a rattle here?anag. incl. f, & lit.
2226DOUBLE-PARKINGVHCWherein Cavalier might be trapped – man, short of time, pulling in parallel?par. in doublet king, less t, & lit.; trap4
2013-2014
2187WESTThirdWith sun’s last rays it could be freely strewn, saycomp. anag. incl. n, & lit.
2178PARISONFirstBotched, this must turn up in Murano’s tipscomp. anag. & lit.; ref. Murano glass
2170SAYONARAVHCWe go with this line – it could be translated ‘so long’ – and are awaycomp. anag. incl. l, & lit.
2148ZOLLVEREINVHCZe iron vill’ hammered one out, superseded by introduction of euroanag. less I, incl. e, & lit.
2012-2013
2135LOBSecondHit the bowler with abandon? With this there’s a possibilitycomp. anag. & lit.
2122NICETYVHCIce Tony S? Arrange this delicate matter with old Sopranoanag. less o, s; ref. TV crime series
2109THICKETYVHC‘Sprouting a shady boon …’ – Such as, creatively, might make you itchy, Keats?comp. anag.; ref. ‘Endymion’ I, 14
2011-2012
2091SNIFTERVHCShort ball that can be frightening, if going in (or out)snorter with if for or
2087ROCKETVHCSecond Trek? Send this space explorer in new generationcomp. anag.; ref. ‘Star Trek – The Next Generation’

 
HCs awarded to T. Rudd
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2017-2018
  2390 POISSON D’AVRIL
  2378 PROPOSAL
  2376 SOW(PIASTRE)ENS (Christmas Pudding)
  2373 CACOGASTRIC
 
2016-2017
  2356 PUBLIC SERVANT
  2347 ASLEEP
  2338 TRUMP
  2330 BRAZEN / MOPISH (Right and Left)
 
2015-2016
  2305 AGREE def. PATCH (Wrong Number)
  2300 MISHMASH
  2272 SNOWMOBILE
  2261 GANGSTERLAND
 
2014-2015
  2244 AVANT-GARDISTE
  2239 ERADIATE (Spoonerisms)
  2220 A twelve-letter ‘Christmas cracker’ (Christmas Cracker)
  2209 (O)CT(O)BER (Letters Latent)
  2205 CUMBERSOME
 
2013-2014
  2196 SEMANTRA / TRABEATE (Overlaps)
  2174 CHARET (Printer’s Devilry)
  2168 CENTURY (with missing C) (Missing Letter)
  2157 MELODRAMATIC
 
2012-2013
  2144 INFERNO (Spoonerisms)
  2139 DE RIGUEUR
  2118 BLOKEISH
  2105 TITANIC / ICEBERG (Overlaps)
  2100 A STITCH IN TIME
 
2011-2012
  2074 BENNET
 
2010-2011
  2031 EMBROIDERY
 


Annual Honours record of T. Rudd
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2016-20171 (0, 0, 1) 5 4 12
2015-20160 5 4 23
2014-20150 2 5
2013-20142 (1, 0, 1) 2 4 16
2012-20131 (0, 1, 0) 2 5 26
2011-20120 2 1
2010-20110 0 1