Clues written by F. H. W. Hawes
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F. H. W. Hawes1902173321Jan 1950Feb 196818y 1m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
Ximenes competitions
1965-1966
890DEBENTUREVHCFresh production of “Nude with Beater” fails to get “A” certificateanag. less A
1964-1965
843PRISTINEVHCThough the reverse of modern, isn’t ripe for replanninganag.
812ABRUPT / TISANE (Right and Left)VHCRemedy, Scots one, after it’s stirred, jolting brat up short!anag. + ane; anag.
1963-1964
769PENNYVHCThe old bike has lost a small wheel. It drops, and you tumble!penny(-farthing); tumble = comprehend
1960-1961
634BEDSTEADVHCIt’s a frame-up, to support under-cover lying, the wool perhaps drawn over one’s eyes!cryptic def.
1959-1960
560CONGENITALLYVHCGalton nicely disturbed! How could “Human Faculty” be a failure?anag.; ref. Sir Francis G., expert on eugenics
1958-1959
508CUMBERGROUNDVHCTake a short cut with modern grub—throw it into the rubbish!cu(t) + anag.; throw = twist together
1957-1958
477SEDATENESSVHCQuality missing from Rock an’ Roll broadcasts, as set needs reconstructionanag.
469DAISYVHCBell, twice pressed for answer, required to push rather than be pulled!cryptic def.; ref. “Daisy, Daisy” song ‘D. Bell’
443HALF-SEAS-OVERVHCHe fears Oval’s ruined, would not stand up to test, bring well soakedanag.
1956-1957
408BILLETVHCGuided missile target of wood? It’lI be blown to pieces!anag.; “Every bullet has its b.”
395SCALE-ARMOURVHCPlate-layers—carried on the tender for protection?cryptic def.
386CLEITHRALVHCAll the Dublin policemen blown up under one roof!anag. incl. RIC; ref. British police force in pre-independence Ireland
1955-1956
343EPIGONISecondHomers? No! Greatly inferior offspring of pigeon I let looseanag.
329HAMADRYADVHC“Mary had a little ——” delete, revise to read “baboon”anag. incl. d.
1954 (2)
316BATHROOMVHCclue not given
1951 (1)
161TILLERThirdThis share-pusher should be taken in hand by a director2 mngs.; share2 tiller1
1950 (1)
126RASPBERRYVHCBird of the godscryptic def.; ‘give the bird’; gods = theatre gallery
122LEATHERVHCMuch Binding in early days; Take it From Here at fiftyanag. of here at L; ref. radio comedies ‘Much-Binding-in-the-Marsh’ and ‘Take it From Here’

 
HCs awarded to F. H. W. Hawes
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Ximenes competitions
 
1967-1968
  993 JONATHAN
 
1966-1967
  924 MIMESTER / PECULATE (Right and Left)
  920 ARISTATE (Printer’s Devilry)
  911 DRAGON
 
1965-1966
  902 WINCOPIPE
  894 WITENAGEMOT
  864 PATERNAL
 
1963-1964
  773 FIT-OUT
 
1962-1963
  743 CHEMIST
  738 ANAESTHETIC
  700 SOLOMON
 
1961-1962
  694 OSIRIS (Printer’s Devilry)
  647 MADCAP
 
1959-1960
  586 HEBDOMADARY
  573 SCAPEGALLOWS
 
1958-1959
  495 PARTISAN
 
1957-1958
  473 LISSOME (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1956-1957
  400 Word with 400 theme (Quatercentenary)
 
1955-1956
  334 CHEROOT
 
1954 (2)
  295 SENSE-ORGANS
 
1954 (1)
  267 TRADE
  261 DECANTER
 
1953 (2)
  255 SCUTTLE
  253 DERATION
  247 VAMPIRE
 
1953 (1)
  213 LEMONADE
 
1951 (2)
  169 HOUSE
 
1951 (1)
  158 RATING
  157 ORANGE
  156 LAVEROCK
 
1950 (2)
  149 DOMESTIC
 
1950 (1)
  124 BARHAM or BRAMAH
  123 LEECHES
 


Annual Honours record of F. H. W. Hawes
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
Ximenes competitions
1967-19680 0 1
1966-19670 0 3
1965-19660 1 3
1964-19650 2 0
1963-19640 1 1
1962-19630 0 3
1961-19620 0 2
1960-19610 1 0
1959-19600 1 2
1958-19590 1 1
1957-19580 3 1
1956-19570 3 1
1955-19561 (0, 1, 0) 1 1
1954 (2)0 1 1
1954 (1)0 0 2
1953 (2)0 0 3
1953 (1)0 0 1
 
1951 (2)0 0 1
1951 (1)1 (0, 0, 1) 0 3
1950 (2)0 0 1
1950 (1)0 2 2