Clues written by V. A. R. Cooper
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V. A. R. Cooper6006176Sep 1960Nov 197010y 2m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
Ximenes competitions
1968-1969
1045SPLIT / MOUTH (Right and Left)VHCWhat does an MP do about pending licence initially? Divulge secrets—here you see the speaker grimacep, l in sit; 2 mngs.; ref. rumours of 1969 Budget VED rise leaked by Sir Gerald Nabarro
1015HOAR-HEADEDVHCLike Father William, faced age contrarilyi.e. parts of headed hoar rev.; ref. Lewis Carroll, Lear 3. 2, ‘You Are Ol d, F. W.’
1966-1967
941HYPODERMICVHCIt could make me chirpy injected with forceod1 in anag., & lit.
929AMPHITHEATREVHCFrom whence to see one in awful ham at the Rep.I in anag., & lit.
1962-1963
743CHEMISTVHCMaudling’s head itches uneasily: “There’s one who may dispense with me in the treasury.”anag. incl. M, mi in chest; me = mi, note; ref. Reg M., Chancellor
1960-1961
608CUSTOMERVHCOne whose appearance might well mean more cuts being effected by the butcheranag. & lit.

 
HCs awarded to V. A. R. Cooper
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Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1140 CALLOUS
 
1968-1969
  1032 TENONER (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1967-1968
  1000 THOUSAND
  967 CREMOSIN
 
1966-1967
  954 CERATE (Printer’s Devilry)
  945 OBLITERATE
  936 MINI SKIRTS
  933 COTTABUS
  916 DIAPASON
 
1965-1966
  885 GALIMATIAS
  882 SNAPDRAGON
 
1963-1964
  790 PETER-SEE-ME (Sire and Dam)
  786 METAMERES (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1962-1963
  721 KERB-MERCHANT
 
1961-1962
  678 TESSELLATED
  676 TRELLIS (DLM)
 
1960-1961
  630 STREAKY
 


Annual Honours record of V. A. R. Cooper
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 0 1
 
1968-19690 2 1
1967-19680 0 2
1966-19670 2 5
1965-19660 0 2
 
1963-19640 0 2
1962-19630 1 1
1961-19620 0 2
1960-19610 1 1