Clues written by A. F. Lerrigo
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A. F. Lerrigo3605317741Jul 1948May 197021y 10m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
Ximenes competitions
1969-1970
1080ANDROMEDAVHCShe ranks among the stars and shows what can be done with dramaanag.
1968-1969
1036CORONETEDSecondSome Eton boys’ parents are disheartened about the school. It’s changedanag. of Eton in cored
1032TENONER (Printer’s Devilry)VHCHaving a child-bea/ring too frequently suggests wrong control methods 
1023CONSOLEVHCTo give ease and relief, use no close, complicated, support for the bustanag., 2 mngs.
1967-1968
1000THOUSANDVHCHounds at fault? That’s grand for the bucksanag.
1966-1967
941HYPODERMICVHCA shot, perhaps, something to fix the copper before risky crimehypo d. + anag.
1965-1966
894WITENAGEMOTVHCSort of old national diet in which meat and wine got cooked togetheranag.: cook, intr. vb.
1960-1961
642SEETHER (Printer’s Devilry)VHC“And that’s the school. You can/e the boys?” “Like anything!” “Not too hard, I hope.” “Of course, it improves some.” “What?” 
1959-1960
582MARRYVHCMatch when the best man couldn’t win, but just tie, perhaps2 mngs.
578GATHERED def. LEVANTER (Wrong Number)VHCWhat the team did when the skipper had something to tell them—how to make the grade, perhapsskipper; anag.
1957-1958
482LEASING-MAKERVHCI may favour early rising, but I’ll be hanged if I carry it too farcryptic def.
447TOUSLEVHCThis is what they do to the countryside. Litter louts! Let everyone start to put an end to themanag. + e; litter, vb. imp.
1955-1956
382ABSTAINVHCUnpalatable advice for the jolly Jack-tar, perhapsAB stain, & lit.
377MALISONVHCThe one binding man to the soil, possibly?anag. & lit.; ref. Gen. 3.19, “to dust you shall return”
351LUSTREVHCAn unwonted result for me! I become the Ximenes winneranag.; i.e. the competition word
1954 (2)
325MARRYINGVHCKing’s favourite pursuit seems to ’ave got ’im in a rare old mix’Arry in ming; ref. Henry VIII
316BATHROOMVHCclue not given
1954 (1)
277PRODIGALLYVHCI’d give up everything to be a genius, without thought of the costi.e. prodigally less all = prodigy
263We think so then and we thought so still! (Anagram)VHCWe laugh (not loth to) when Ned’s skittishNed = Edward Lear
1953 (1)
231PREAMBLEVHCBefore blame is portioned out, I must first discover the reasons for the actpre + anag.
1952 (2)
199HONESTYVHCA disreputable place? Stop outside—that’s the best policynest in hoy2
197SCALESVHCOne of the signs that will show when you are putting on too much weight2 mngs.
1951 (2)
170GUINEAVHCAn old-fashioned or dated piece perhaps, but its producers achieved striking resultscryptic def.; ref. coin; or = gold, strike = mint
1951 (1)
155LYTERIANVHCIf you need this treatment, give Nye a trial—quite free!anag. of Nye trial; ref. Aneurin ‘Nye’ Bevan, Min. of Health
1950 (2)
148FILIBUSTERVHCTries to keep on his feet, but it’s futile with ribs all brokenanag.
139HECATOMBThirdA really killing show, not much appreciated in the stalls perhaps, but it appealed to the godscryptic def.; ref. cattle stalls/theatre-goers; sacrifice of 100 cattle (Brewer)
135STRIPPEDThirdReduced to the ranks for being improperly dressed?2 mngs.
1950 (1)
126RASPBERRYThirdMay be preserved for those whom the gods do not love2 mngs; gods = theatre gallery; r. jam
1949 (2)
117LIONSecondOne of the signs of pride?2 mngs; Zodiac sign Leo, pride of lions
116WATERLOOVHCThis station is certainly a change from the 2LO eraanag. of two LO era; ref. early London radio station
113CRICKETERVHCDismissed on appeal? Not if he’s a reckless driver and gets caughtcryptic def.
1949 (1)
99SCARABEEVHCIt could be Cleopatra’s charm that made Caesar be so confusedanag.; Antony and C.
1948 (2)
87SISKINVHCRelations at the end of a crisis rest on a firm footing(cri)sis + kin; perching birds
85SERGEANTVHCCarries on as Regent after Restoration; (hoping yet to wear the crown, perhaps)anag.; i.e. crown insignia of Staff Sgt.

 
HCs awarded to A. F. Lerrigo
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Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1110 IMPERSONATE
 
1969-1970
  1089 ENCLOISTER
  1066 RAVE / PAIR (DLM)
 
1968-1969
  1039 TEGMEN def. LEGION (Wrong Number)
  1019 DISCORD (Misprints)
 
1967-1968
  1002 PILLAGE
  980 OMNIBUSES
  975 HALE
  962 PALING
 
1966-1967
  916 DIAPASON
 
1965-1966
  898 POCHARD
  878 ENTOMOSTRACA
  873 VETERANS
 
1964-1965
  856 RODOMONTADE
  843 PRISTINE
  808 WAGONER
 
1963-1964
  800 Charlemagne, Emperor of the West (Anagram)
  780 NOBLEST (and Eximenamination)
  773 FIT-OUT
  760 METAMORPHOSE
  750 SEVEN-FIFTY / CROSSWORDS (Right and Left)
 
1962-1963
  738 ANAESTHETIC
  728 ALDERMA(N) (N’s missing in def.) (Letters Latent)
  721 KERB-MERCHANT
 
1961-1962
  682 PARAMOUR / CHIN (Right and Left)
  678 TESSELLATED
  673 ERISTICAL
  656 FIDDLESTICKS
 
1960-1961
  638 BUREAUCRAT
  634 BEDSTEAD
  608 CUSTOMER
 
1959-1960
  586 HEBDOMADARY
 
1958-1959
  529 BUTTY-COLLIER
  521 SOUP
  519 RIDICULE (DLM)
  508 CUMBERGROUND
  504 LEAD-LINE
  500 MOTHERS-IN-LAW
 
1957-1958
  469 DAISY
  443 HALF-SEAS-OVER
 
1956-1957
  430 GAMIN (Printer’s Devilry)
  421 DOVETAIL
  386 CLEITHRAL
 
1955-1956
  347 TELEVISOR
  343 EPIGONI
  338 SHE-ASS
  334 CHEROOT
 
1954 (2)
  306 CHICANE / RAMPART (Right and Left)
  287 MANCHESTER
 
1953 (2)
  241 MANDOLINE
  239 GENISTA (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1953 (1)
  207 PAGEANT
 
1952 (2)
  205 CANTANKEROUS
  203 WEATHERS
  201 AMETHYST
  200 ACCOUNT
 
1951 (2)
  177 DESOLATE
  175 HAIR-LINE
  173 HATCHING
 
1951 (1)
  164 NEWTON
  163 LORICATE
  161 TILLER
  158 RATING
  157 ORANGE
 
1950 (2)
  152 SEA-LION
  143 LAMPREY
 
1950 (1)
  130 MODERN
  122 LEATHER
 
1949 (2)
  112 SHEET (DLM)
  111 PLEASANT
  109 PERI
  108 HACKNEY
 
1949 (1)
  97 NESTOR
  96 INTERLOCK
  93 BUMBLE-PUPPY
 
1948 (2)
  82 CURARE
  80 GONERIL
 


Annual Honours record of A. F. Lerrigo
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 0 1
1969-19700 1 2
1968-19691 (0, 1, 0) 2 2 14
1967-19680 1 4
1966-19670 1 1
1965-19660 1 3
1964-19650 0 3
1963-19640 0 5
1962-19630 0 3
1961-19620 0 4
1960-19610 1 3
1959-19600 2 1
1958-19590 0 6
1957-19580 2 2
1956-19570 0 3
1955-19560 3 4
1954 (2)0 2 2
1954 (1)0 2 0
1953 (2)0 0 2
1953 (1)0 1 1
1952 (2)0 2 4
 
1951 (2)0 1 3
1951 (1)0 1 5
1950 (2)2 (0, 0, 2) 1 2 10
1950 (1)1 (0, 0, 1) 0 2
1949 (2)1 (0, 1, 0) 2 4 11
1949 (1)0 1 3
1948 (2)0 2 2