Clues written by D. A. Harris
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D. A. Harris1913155523Mar 1989Dec 201526y 9mD. A. Harries
D. Harris
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2012-2013
2126DESPERATEVHCI’m so distraught, making such remedies aptcomp. anag. & lit.
2011-2012
2087ROCKETSecondCoke locomotive coming in first in Rainhill Trialsanag. in R, T, & lit.; ref. Stephenson loco
2070MISTREATMENTVHCPunishment martinets endlessly mete out?anag. less e
2062APPLE-KNOCKERFirstUnder this listing might show up ‘a redneck plonker’comp. anag. & lit.
2010-2011
2040EASTER (Printer’s Devilry)VHCThere are no more Eng. Lit. lectures to com/mend Snowref. C. P. Snow
2027THRENETICALVHCSent chain letter as registered by the last post?anag.
2009-2010
1958HANGDOGVHCPoor Van Gogh died very forlorn and dejectedanag. incl. d less v
1949PALFRENIERThirdOne used to curry, not one cooking plainer fareanag. less a
1940SCANT def. SNEAP (Wrong Number)VHCSlight snuffle after a pinch of snuffs + cant; pinch
2008-2009
1932NINE-TO-FIVEVHCCountdown’s part of the daily routineref. Channel 4 game show
1897WASH-OUTVHCWicket remains in poor condition – match abandonedw ash out
2007-2008
1875GOUTTE / UPREAR (Right and Left)VHCRaise hell, getting drug for nothing, drop out and get highE for 0 in uproar; anag.
2005-2006
1737ANIMUSVHCHostility from Australia punctured by game involving series of matchesnim in AUS
2003-2004
1659SCAREDY-CATVHCCraven aimed especially at kids, namely, ready to broadcast around start of teatimesc. + anag. + ca t, ref John C.’s ‘Newsround’
2002-2003
1589JOKESMITHVHCComical host with mike and a hint of jollity?anag. & lit.
2000-2001
1492The year that Columbus discovered America (Anagram)VHCMaster held curved course, came to Haiti bay. 
1999-2000
1463REVERSIONALVHCThe refrains from ‘Three Lions’ rave exuberantly, ‘It’s coming home!’anag. less the; ref. England football anthem
1450PRETENDANTVHCTreat this candidate warily: party-liner wantedcomp. anag.; ref London mayoralty
1997-1998
1325UPROOTALThirdUr-population is shaken up in thiscomp. anag. & lit.

 
HCs awarded to D. A. Harris
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2015-2016
  2272 SNOWMOBILE
 
2014-2015
  2226 DOUBLE-PARKING
 
2013-2014
  2191 PLUG
  2187 WEST
  2183 SANGRAIL
  2174 CHARET (Printer’s Devilry)
  2170 SAYONARA
  2168 CENTURY (with missing C) (Missing Letter)
 
2012-2013
  2113 PICAROON
  2100 A STITCH IN TIME
  2096 TRICK
 
2011-2012
  2091 SNIFTER
  2078 RÉCOLLET
  2064 COLD TURKEY
 
2010-2011
  2006 GROAN (Spoonerisms)
  1997 FADO
 
2009-2010
  1975 SEPTENTRIONAL
  1971 WATERMANSHIP
  1953 TRAUMA (misprint of T) (Misprints)
 
2007-2008
  1856 LITAS (Printer’s Devilry)
  1845 UPBRAID
 
2006-2007
  1804 CLOTHES SENSE (Spoonerisms)
  1792 APPALOOSA / ESTAMINET (Right and Left)
 
2005-2006
  1746 ENTOMIC
 
2004-2005
  1711 MINUS
  1702 WORDSMITHERY
  1694 MISINTERPRET
  1680 PILLOW-CUP
 
2003-2004
  1676 CRINGE-MAKING
 
2002-2003
  1619 GISMO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1576 FACADE
  1572 SHIELD-MAY
 
2001-2002
  1563 SLYBOOTS
  1546 TRANSPARENT
 
2000-2001
  1511 DEEP-SEATED
  1472 TORAN (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1999-2000
  1433 NEANDERTHAL
  1428 CRICETID
  1424 HEIST
 
1998-1999
  1411 LOOK-SEE
  1406 CHASSEPOT
  1389 ALL-OVERISH
  1372 MASTERSTROKE
 
1997-1998
  1360 BOG-ASPHODEL
  1355 DIACATHOLICON
 
1995-1996
  1232 The world is too much with us; late and soon (Anagram)
  1203 CLERICALISM
 
1994-1995
  1156 TERPSICHOREAN
 
1993-1994
  1139 BENJAMIN
  1108 GREEN
 
1991-1992
  1034 BURLAP
  1024 PRESENT (3 defs + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)
 
1990-1991
  982 ALMANAC
  972 Anagram of 28 letters (Anagram)
 
1988-1989
  878 MOUSEPIECE
 


Annual Honours record of D. A. Harris
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VHCsHCsPosition
2015-20160 0 1
2014-20150 0 1
2013-20140 0 6
2012-20130 1 3
2011-20122 (1, 1, 0) 1 3 17
2010-20110 2 2
2009-20101 (0, 0, 1) 2 3 27
2008-20090 2 0
2007-20080 1 2
2006-20070 0 2
2005-20060 1 1
2004-20050 0 4
2003-20040 1 1
2002-20030 1 3
2001-20020 0 2
2000-20010 1 2
1999-20000 2 3
1998-19990 0 4
1997-19981 (0, 0, 1) 0 2
 
1995-19960 0 2
1994-19950 0 1
1993-19940 0 2
 
1991-19920 0 2
1990-19910 0 2
 
1988-19890 0 1