Clues written by G. M. Neighbour
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G. M. Neighbour1502133317Feb 1948Dec 200052y 10mG. Neighbour
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2000-2001
1472TORAN (Printer’s Devilry)VHCA service should give one smo/other trouble-free period of driving 
1997-1998
1346PHARISEEVHCA self-righteous old Wasp? Will need a revolution to make him flout ‘God’s law’!comp. anag. & lit.
1995-1996
1255CATAFALCOVHCCountry’s leader, following a fatal bombing, here lies in stateanag. + C, all in CO, & lit.
1991-1992
1039TOLERABLEVHCHow can rigged ballot e’er be fair?anag.
Ximenes competitions
1957-1958
473LISSOME (Printer’s Devilry)VHCI love reading romances—so far, no/body after my own heart!Jeffrey Farnol, romantic novelist
1954 (1)
269ASCENTVHCThere’s an odour—this joint is getting higha scent; joint = joined
1953 (2)
237BASTINADEVHCSticking a foot out of a bed isn’t a very warming thing for the sole!anag., 2 defs.; for stick vb. = cane, see OED
235ASPHETERISMSecondCommunism needs the mass ripe for revolutionanag.
1949 (2)
114TAPPIT-HENVHCCurtail the drink allowance and you’ll get a strike at the pithead without notice!tap + pithe(ad) (+ n)
112SHEET (DLM)ThirdSteelworkers’ Dispute Shelved—New Rules Laid Down For Night Duty 
1948 (2)
89SEASONVHCConstant travellers should employ Cook’s agent for a more attractive farecryptic defs.; s. ticket; food seasoning; ref. Thos. Cook
82CURAREVHCAt the point of death (due to the short ration in medicine)ra. in cure
1948 (1)
78CAKE-WALKVHCclue missing
77MAROONVHCclue missing
70GARBAGEVHCIn this country the work of a revolutionary artist ahead of his time might be called tripeRA (rev.) in GB + age

 
HCs awarded to G. M. Neighbour
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2000-2001
  1492 The year that Columbus discovered America (Anagram)
  1485 BOURSE / TIFOSO (Right and Left)
  1480 SAMARITAN
  1476 LIGNIPERDOUS
 
1998-1999
  1385 PANTRIES
  1367 SANBENITOS
 
1997-1998
  1351 NEATEN (Printer’s Devilry)
  1334 CATACHRESTIC
  1316 FINGERLICKIN’
 
1996-1997
  1277 NOVE(M)BER (Letters Latent)
 
1995-1996
  1250 SONEOCARDIA (STENOCARDIA) (Ten to One)
  1232 The world is too much with us; late and soon (Anagram)
 
1992-1993
  1091 SAPSAGO (Spoonerisms)
  1056 ENTRAIN def. ASTHORE (Wrong Number)
 
1991-1992
  1000 ONE THOUSAND
 
1990-1991
  978 DOUBLE-CENTURY
  972 Anagram of 28 letters (Anagram)
 
1989-1990
  900 (C)HARLATANIS(M) (Letters Latent)
 
1988-1989
  869 HOLD-UPS
 
1987-1988
  831 COOLABAH (Spoonerisms)
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1969-1970
  1093 MARTINET
  1058 Aragon, Boleyn, Seymour, Cleves, Howard, Parr (Anagram)
 
1968-1969
  1023 CONSOLE
  1006 CHROME-PLATING
 
1966-1967
  954 CERATE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1960-1961
  642 SEETHER (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1958-1959
  500 MOTHERS-IN-LAW
 
1957-1958
  451 MEGAPODE
  447 TOUSLE
 
1955-1956
  382 ABSTAIN
 
1949 (2)
  116 WATERLOO
 
1948 (2)
  90 ROTHER
  84 SHINGLE / THIRSTY (Right and Left)
 


Annual Honours record of G. M. Neighbour
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VHCsHCsPosition
2000-20010 1 4
 
1998-19990 0 2
1997-19980 1 3
1996-19970 0 1
1995-19960 1 2
 
1992-19930 0 2
1991-19920 1 1
1990-19910 0 2
1989-19900 0 1
1988-19890 0 1
1987-19880 0 1
 
Ximenes competitions
1969-19700 0 2
1968-19690 0 2
 
1966-19670 0 1
 
1960-19610 0 1
 
1958-19590 0 1
1957-19580 1 2
 
1955-19560 0 1
 
1954 (1)0 1 0
1953 (2)1 (0, 1, 0) 1 0
 
1949 (2)1 (0, 0, 1) 1 1
 
1948 (2)0 2 2
1948 (1)0 3 0