Clues written by A. J. Hughes
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A. J. Hughes1412111717Dec 1959Aug 19688y 8m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
Ximenes competitions
1967-1968
971MAGOTPIE / ANECDOTE (Right and Left)VHCPrimate, with his book of rules, used to chatter furiously to dean, E.C., I’m toldmagot pie4; anag.
1965-1966
864PATERNALSecondPenal art is involved in the Mikado’s kind of way of governinganag.;“In a fatherly kind of way. . .”, introd. to song, Act II
1964-1965
856RODOMONTADESecondMod, with a ton up, travelled around showing off.anag. in rode; up = amiss
834CARRIEDVHCTaken captive, Charles, leader of the Royalists, perished, beheadedCar. + R + (d)ied; ref. Charles I
817WYLIE-COATSVHCNightdresses that make cosy twa lie inanag. & lit.
808WAGONERVHCRock expert produces Northern star groupwag oner; ref. constellation Auriga
1963-1964
800Charlemagne, Emperor of the West (Anagram)VHCPlace of the merger, then, was Rome 
796STRAKE (or STRAIK) (Misprints)FirstYou need a telly to get “The Saint” and “Wagon Train”felly; St. + rake5
777TAILOR-BIRDVHCTo make my nest I sew leaves, snip and piece togethertailor bird; snip, n.; piece (disrespectful) = woman
1962-1963
728ALDERMA(N) (N’s missing in def.) (Letters Latent)VHCA Daimler broke down (ignition lead gone): get a chap available for tow- serviceanag. less i(gnition)
712RHEUMATICKYVHCWith catarrh the throb inside certainly is painfulrheum + tick in ay
1961-1962
694OSIRIS (Printer’s Devilry)VHCProud was the medieval her/e; NB. rash ’e was; made humble later by adversitySir Isenbras: see Brewer
676TRELLIS (DLM)VHC“Lexicano” for crossword setters includes all sizes of grid with bars adjustable as required and magnetic letters; it’ll save hours 
1959-1960
571PESTERVHCClue not given; osmose, smores, crosse, rosace

 
HCs awarded to A. J. Hughes
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Ximenes competitions
 
1968-1969
  1019 DISCORD (Misprints)
 
1967-1968
  984 Word containing a first name (Anonymous)
  980 OMNIBUSES
 
1966-1967
  933 COTTABUS
  911 DRAGON
 
1965-1966
  860 CORSAGE
 
1964-1965
  851 Sire & Dam (Sire & Dam)
  847 FRENETICAL
 
1963-1964
  804 DETRUNCATE
  769 PENNY
 
1961-1962
  678 TESSELLATED
  669 DRUM
  664 MANIPULATE
 
1960-1961
  630 STREAKY
  617 COLOPHONY
  612 CARGO (Misprints)
  604 APOSTROPHISE
 


Annual Honours record of A. J. Hughes
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
Ximenes competitions
1968-19690 0 1
1967-19680 1 2
1966-19670 0 2
1965-19661 (0, 1, 0) 0 1
1964-19651 (0, 1, 0) 3 2 10
1963-19641 (1, 0, 0) 2 2 15
1962-19630 2 0
1961-19620 2 3
1960-19610 0 4
1959-19600 1 0