Clues written by C. P. Rea
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C. P. Rea3402325936Oct 1950Jun 199140y 8m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1990-1991
952STAR (Spoonerisms)VHCSummary way artist is recalled – ‘lacked ear’ maybeact Lear; st + RA ( rev.); ref Van Gogh
947SHOULDER-SLIPVHCTrouble in the regions over arms pile – hold USSR to be out of orderanag.
1989-1990
908INDIGO (Printer’s Devilry)VHCBowlers? W. Indies have the K/O champ – lucky enough to survive!G. Gooch
1987-1988
792DISTHENE (Printer’s Devilry)ThirdA little bit of nonsense which if wor/n closed looks better 
788CROWVHCAzed missing out the fifth letter of anagram. Amazing – he must be stonedCrowther less the r ; ref. AZ blunder, see below
1986-1987
770HERMITSVHCSingular theism is about right for them!anag. incl. r, & lit.
762OBELISEVHCMark thus – so lie be confoundedanag.
1983-1984
590MINEVERVHCVariegated initially, woolly ermine coatingv in anag. & lit.
1982-1983
576TOP-NOTCHVHCLancashire hotpots need this as a relish when stewed – it’s championcomp. anag.
547GLEEMANVHCOne opposed to rackets in general? Quite the oppositei.e. not G-man in Lee, but vice versa, & lit.
1981-1982
525PABOUCHEVHCObject of hunting game in the Orient? A boar’s head, a bag out Easta b in pouch + E; Hunt the Slipper
508POSTURE-MAKERVHCWhat makes him could be a stumer if set about by a stiff person!anag. in poker & lit.
500BEFOOL (two extra Ds) (Extra Letter)VHCHave noise measured with necessary rising din!measure, in; oof (rev.) in bel
486JUMPED-UPVHCDescribing Malvolio, for instance, Shakespeare’s exactly penning basket with a letter suggesting association with the upper class!ped U in jump
1980-1981
469APLUSTREVHCI became bottom after being top grade very nearly in French!i.e. graced ship behind; A plus trè(s)
434JARDINIÈREVHCRose may well be contained by this body-line merchant – that is right, containedi.e. r in Jardine; ref. Brian R., Douglas J.
430TEGULAVHCPull up when there’s drink around – more than one gives footing for riotous behaviour!lug (rev.) in tea; ‘on the tiles’
1979-1980
397BIJOUTERIE (Misprints)VHCPerhaps bungles shy in the wrong direction – a poor shot, that isbangles; jib (rev.) + outer i.e.
1978-1979
352FAIRY LIGHTSVHCThey are hung, first and foremost, in dressed up gay firs – and litanag. incl. h, & lit.
332NUT-CASEVHCHat or hatter?i.e. nut case
319PODESTAVHCIn Rome, for example, he tries – adopts changes though English at heartE in anag.; ‘When in Rome…’
1977-1978
276AMTRACKVHCFollow on before lunch ? What’s needed is not a duck exactly!a.m. + track; on = just after
1976-1977
247FLIVVERVHCLittle volume and very little of value in an airman’s this!v v in flier & lit.
1975-1976
203BOGYVHCScratch golfer’s lead following round in a score no-one touchedg, O in by; S. = the devil
197CAMERA (Printer’s Devilry)VHCThe Temporal lent and O.B.E. came faster – the Spiritual be/g time 
Ximenes competitions
1963-1964
777TAILOR-BIRDVHCRat, fed up with oil pollution, takes one swallow perhaps—leaves sewer!anag. in rat (rev.) + bird
1954 (2)
306CHICANE / RAMPART (Right and Left)VHCI have only poor suits, in which I can easily take on a tramp’s battered appearance. It stops one getting aheadhidden; r a + anag.
293CABVHCLess than three pints ensures that the driver is not under the weather2 mngs.; cab1,2
1954 (1)
269ASCENTVHCGetting a paper with a sporting following together is uphill worka scent (= paperchase)
1953 (2)
245GLAMOUR / SOPRANO (Right and Left)ThirdPitched pretty high—steady backward defensive work? No, try and hit into it. A sign of hesitation and there’s an appealso + ARP (rev.) + no; lam in go + ur
1952 (2)
206PIEPOWDERVHCOne got a fair trial here. Certainly no suggestion of “hard”—pound fine, perhapspie1 (= easy thing) + powder
197SCALESVHCClass E destroyers at least afford some protection at seaanag.; some, pronoun
194KNOWLEDGE BOXVHCThe distracted globe we’d expect to find in the great reformeranag. in Knox, & lit.; cf. Hamlet I.5; ref. John K. Scottish reformer
1951 (2)
168PIPS (Misprints)VHCHeeds timely adviceseeds; 2 mngs.; time signal

 
HCs awarded to C. P. Rea
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1991-1992
  995 STASIMA (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1990-1991
  969 BUNTER
  965 EARBASH def. NECKLET (Wrong Number)
 
1989-1990
  934 LACE-UPS
  922 REFORMADO
  917 HOOLIGANISM
  895 TONE DEAF
 
1988-1989
  862 OFF-AND-ON
 
1987-1988
  816 POTLACH (with extra O in word) (Extra letter)
 
1986-1987
  766 GUBBINS
  740 ESCADRILLE
 
1985-1986
  709 GINGER
 
1984-1985
  640 MACHETE
 
1983-1984
  581 SPADROON def. MAVERICK (Wrong Number)
 
1982-1983
  564 PARAMENT
  538 INGRAIN
  534 DODGEM
  530 PROMETAL
 
1981-1982
  513 ETYMOLOGICON
  504 SIMMENTHALER
  478 BIBLIOPEGIST
  473 HERRING-BONE
 
1980-1981
  454 CHRISTMAS BOX
  452 DISSENTERISM
  443 STEEPLECROWN
  423 ACCOUTRE
 
1979-1980
  393 INTRACARDIAC
  388 ALEXIPHARMIC
 
1978-1979
  358 UPSTART def. NON-TERM (Wrong Number)
  354 SHEER-HULK
 
1977-1978
  294 HUMECT
  285 BOYFRIEND (Misprints)
  259 TRANSIRE
 
1976-1977
  238 CRAMBOJINGLE
  229 METRICATE
  225 VALETA
  212 SURCINGLES
 
1975-1976
  190 CASSANDRA
 
1973-1974
  92 BRAINWASH
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1967-1968
  987 THING (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1958-1959
  500 MOTHERS-IN-LAW
 
1957-1958
  477 SEDATENESS
 
1954 (2)
  316 BATHROOM
 
1954 (1)
  271 TRIPLET
 
1953 (2)
  249 BALM
  241 MANDOLINE
 
1953 (1)
  223 MELODRAME
  219 SOCIALIST
  215 BUCKFASTLEIGH
  211 CAROL-SINGERS or HOLLY-BERRIES
  207 PAGEANT
 
1952 (2)
  204 ROSTER (Printer’s Devilry)
  203 WEATHERS
  196 SHAMAN / SERIAN (Right and Left)
  195 WALLABAS
 
1952 (1)
  193 TRADUCER
 
1951 (2)
  171 SERINGAS
 
1951 (1)
  167 PARMESAN
 
1950 (2)
  151 OPEN-SESAME
 


Annual Honours record of C. P. Rea
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YearPrizes
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VHCsHCsPosition
1991-19920 0 1
1990-19910 2 2
1989-19900 1 4
1988-19890 0 1
1987-19881 (0, 0, 1) 1 1
1986-19870 2 2
1985-19860 0 1
1984-19850 0 1
1983-19840 1 1
1982-19830 2 4
1981-19820 4 4 19
1980-19810 3 4
1979-19800 1 2
1978-19790 3 2
1977-19780 1 3
1976-19770 1 4
1975-19760 2 1
 
1973-19740 0 1
 
Ximenes competitions
1967-19680 0 1
 
1963-19640 1 0
 
1958-19590 0 1
1957-19580 0 1
 
1954 (2)0 2 1
1954 (1)0 1 1
1953 (2)1 (0, 0, 1) 0 2
1953 (1)0 0 5
1952 (2)0 3 4
1952 (1)0 0 1
1951 (2)0 1 1
1951 (1)0 0 1
1950 (2)0 0 1