Clues written by P. H. Morgan
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P. H. Morgan4421418147Aug 1953Dec 197017y 4mH. Morgan
 
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Ximenes competitions
1970-1971
1135HILAIRE BELLOCVHCHe’s written about one dreadful liar sounding alarm—about nothing? The reverseI + anag., all in he + c 0 (rev.); ‘Matilda: Who told Lies …’
1969-1970
1091WENCESLASVHCLooking out, saw the ultimate in traditional sceneanag. incl. l, & lit.; out = at fault
1080ANDROMEDAVHCA demonstration got up to support the Right and its leader—Heathand + R + a demo (rev.)
1968-1969
1019DISCORD (Misprints)VHCNow—is a copper, after change-over, a cent or a penny?row; d. is + c. or d.; ref. decimalisation plans
1967-1968
1000THOUSANDVHCAnd thus the round number is tortuously arrived atanag. incl. 0
1965-1966
885GALIMATIASVHCJumble—it is amalgamated but not matchedanag. less mated, & lit.
868DANDER / TOUPEE (Right and Left)VHCDuke and the Queen stroll on Deeside, thence to drive circling round northward for a tourD and ER; O up in tee; dander2; tour = border of false hair
860CORSAGEVHCWhat will contain about three-fifths of a trunk(t)ors(o) in cage, & lit.
1964-1965
829FAREWELLVHCJust, one hears, a bore and so long‘fair’ + well
825COACHESVHCWe take care of adult and child beginners in education and sportc/o A ch e s, & lit.
1963-1964
804DETRUNCATEVHCKinky nude art etc. leads to dockanag.
786METAMERES (Printer’s Devilry)VHCDoctor orders so/t cure—very dispiriting! 
773FIT-OUTVHCDouble-blooming plantfit1 (adj.) + out; i.e. both mean blooming
1962-1963
746INTERMIT (Printer’s Devilry)VHCA dreadfully long w/ig—a Ted—only, after several cuts in the Services …! 
703SCAPEMENTVHCAn outburst—viz. chaps in a huffsc. + men in a pet
1961-1962
694OSIRIS (Printer’s Devilry)VHC“Under the Apple Bough”—sage sag/a acclaimed “A discovery”Isaac Newton
682PARAMOUR / CHIN (Right and Left)VHCInamorato—a fleeced male taken in by gush./ Bit of jaw from arch inamorata!a ram in pour (n.); hidden
1960-1961
638BUREAUCRATFirstA zealous official’s a snag over the water at Boulogne—the last bit comes out of the case!bur (= sharp protrusion) + eau (Fr.) + crat(e)
608CUSTOMERVHCA crooked one may present a stumer, leaving the company short!anag. of Co. stumer, & lit.
604APOSTROPHISEVHCTo do this, possibly I stop and interject phrase with “O …”anag. & lit.
600The Light Brigade, noble Six Hundred (Anagram)VHCDeath’s hell-exuding, throbbing ride 
1959-1960
586HEBDOMADARYVHCBedad! H. Amory’s upset the man with “the habit”—he gives his share of duty each week, heaven knows!anag.; ref. tobacco duty increase in Derick Heatcoat-Amory’s Budget, 1960
569PROPOSALVHCThe occasion for a well pressed suit—and for the beginning of a partnership also, possiblypro3 p(artnership) + anag. & lit; suit = courtship [see comments]
564SHE-BEARVHCA personification of youth in a type of garment I can’t stand—that’s the teddy-girl!Hebe in sar(I)
543NUTRIA / ERMINE (Right and Left)SecondTough has wind up: if caught he’ll get skinned in determined judicial fashion!nut + air (rev.); hidden, ref. judge’s robes
1958-1959
534RAIL-SPLITTERVHCA bar-wrecker may be a chestnut-cracker whose efforts cross the pale!rail splitter
519RIDICULE (DLM)VHCW. a false nose and a Druid relic on a wet day?
One’s a ruddy mockery, the other’s a muddy rockery!
 
512NAYLOR (Libel)VHCNo lady, penniless and generally drunk—that covers the recipe for her!r in anag. less d
500MOTHERS-IN-LAWVHCYou’ll get us as extra after you’ve got married, and you’ll have the Devil’s own job to stick to all our rules!m. other sin law, & lit.
1957-1958
482LEASING-MAKERVHCWho’s the gainer under the Rent Act? The scandalous rater!2 mngs.; ref. deregulation of private renting in 1957
473LISSOME (Printer’s Devilry)VHCAnybody that’s a stra/w-hat—like Hamlet’s father!astral = ethereal
438MACARONIVHCI am a corn mixture—paste in tubesanag. & lit.
1956-1957
430GAMIN (Printer’s Devilry)VHCWhat’s ’ashed o/x if it’s young?she-dog
425TRAVERSEVHCI’m cross! I could almost burst into tears over getting stumped for a duckanag. less 0
421DOVETAILVHCThough apparently a gentle bird and a bit backward, I keep members of the Cabinet in their place!dove tail
400Word with 400 theme (Quatercentenary)VHCLike that x with the rotund figure—extraordinarily large whopper of a guy! (10)socdolager; so + CD + O + anag.
1955-1956
377MALISONVHCIt’s a dreadful provocation. Josephine’s monumental seat! Excuse my French!Mal(ma)ison; ref. residence of Napoleon’s mistress
347TELEVISORVHCIt’s bringing home to people the widespread view: disturbingly servile to this one can becomeanag. & lit.
343EPIGONIVHCIn the ragtime Pig on Ivories we appear relatively uninspired after Alexanderhidden; A.’s Ragtime Band
334CHEROOTVHCRetch horribly, round and round inside!—like its effect on a puffing schoolboy?o,o in anag., & lit.
1954 (2)
306CHICANE / RAMPART (Right and Left)VHCTo rob with skill a bank with flat above for guards—a tricky business—takes smartness and a bit of nerve!ramp1 art; chic a ne(rve)
297CONTRAPUNTALFirstWith an air of crossness about the score, the other side kick the stuffing out of Arsenal!contra punt2 A(rsena)l

 
HCs awarded to P. H. Morgan
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Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1143 MORGIANA
  1140 CALLOUS
  1127 TRAYBIT
  1123 MAXIMIST
  1115 FLESH-POTTERY
  1110 IMPERSONATE
 
1969-1970
  1089 ENCLOISTER
 
1968-1969
  1028 SATIRE
  1010 MOTORIST
 
1967-1968
  1002 PILLAGE
  989 GRENADINE
  971 MAGOTPIE / ANECDOTE (Right and Left)
 
1966-1967
  941 HYPODERMIC
  933 COTTABUS
  924 MIMESTER / PECULATE (Right and Left)
  920 ARISTATE (Printer’s Devilry)
  907 SORITES (Misprints)
 
1965-1966
  902 WINCOPIPE
  900 PARAMECIA or PAREOEANS
  898 POCHARD
  894 WITENAGEMOT
  884 MASHER (Printer’s Devilry)
  882 SNAPDRAGON
  878 ENTOMOSTRACA
  864 PATERNAL
 
1964-1965
  843 PRISTINE
 
1963-1964
  790 PETER-SEE-ME (Sire and Dam)
  782 SWELL
  777 TAILOR-BIRD
  769 PENNY
  764 SHIMMY-SHAKE
  750 SEVEN-FIFTY / CROSSWORDS (Right and Left)
 
1962-1963
  743 CHEMIST
  738 ANAESTHETIC
  730 ARCH-PIRATE
  728 ALDERMA(N) (N’s missing in def.) (Letters Latent)
  725 SILENUS
  721 KERB-MERCHANT
  708 HEARTS
 
1961-1962
  678 TESSELLATED
  673 ERISTICAL
  664 MANIPULATE
  647 MADCAP
 
1960-1961
  634 BEDSTEAD
  626 WOMAN-TIRED
  621 CHASE
  612 CARGO (Misprints)
  595 INORNATE / OMADHAUN (Right and Left)
 
1959-1960
  578 GATHERED def. LEVANTER (Wrong Number)
  573 SCAPEGALLOWS
  547 STORMY
 
1958-1959
  538 BANISHING
  529 BUTTY-COLLIER
  525 MORALE (Printer’s Devilry)
  521 SOUP
  508 CUMBERGROUND
  495 PARTISAN
 
1957-1958
  486 BARACAN
  477 SEDATENESS
  469 DAISY
  456 PLAFOND
  451 MEGAPODE
  447 TOUSLE
 
1956-1957
  434 CARTON
  408 BILLET
  386 CLEITHRAL
 
1955-1956
  373 PRESTONPANS
  369 BERET
  364 HELLEBORE
  356 METOPOSCOPY
  351 LUSTRE
 
1954 (2)
  325 MARRYING
  293 CAB
  287 MANCHESTER
  285 PARALYSES
 
1954 (1)
  279 CRYPTOGRAM
  263 We think so then and we thought so still! (Anagram)
  261 DECANTER
 
1953 (2)
  251 UNMETHODICAL
  249 BALM
  247 VAMPIRE
 


Annual Honours record of P. H. Morgan
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YearPrizes
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VHCsHCsPosition
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 1 6
1969-19700 2 1
1968-19690 1 2
1967-19680 1 3
1966-19670 0 5
1965-19660 3 8
1964-19650 2 1
1963-19640 3 6
1962-19630 2 7
1961-19620 2 4
1960-19611 (1, 0, 0) 3 5 8
1959-19601 (0, 1, 0) 3 3 8
1958-19590 4 6 17
1957-19580 3 6
1956-19570 4 3 17
1955-19560 4 5 16
1954 (2)1 (1, 0, 0) 1 4
1954 (1)0 0 3
1953 (2)0 0 3