Clues written by D. Price Jones
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D. Price Jones53244717359Jun 1981Feb 201735y 8m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2014-2015
2222OBJECT LESSONVHCObsolescent, Jonathan’s first slip? No, a guide for the futureanag. incl. J; ref. AZ slip
2213SOLECISMVHCSemicolons misplaced? It’s not onanag. less on, & lit.
2012-2013
2126DESPERATEVHCDiscouraged the misspelling of SEPARATED with an E instead of an Aanag. with e for a
2011-2012
2058ROBUSTThirdHardy book? Kindle has one loaded inb in roust
2010-2011
2031EMBROIDERYVHCMight this embellish my dire robe?anag. & lit.
2019OVERAWE / HENOTIC (Right and Left)VHCBull (note, not English) with a tendency to join some lover, a Welsh cowhe + notice(E); bull = male; hidden
2014HACKETTEVHCRook perhaps has carrion nabbed by feral he-catket in anag.; ref. Jean R.
2006-2007
1831MARGINALIAVHCMrs Simpson, we hear, at start of abdication trouble retorted, ‘More than a bit on the side!’‘Marge’ + in a + ail (rev.); ref. cartoon family
2005-2006
1766GEST (Printer’s Devilry)VHCApplicator for hiding wrinkles or a n/ick is used by Azed, for exampleref. AZ’s Playfair preamble
1758BIMBETTEVHCFrontally beautiful is me, but extremely thick thinks everyonefirst letters & lit.
2003-2004
1637AMNESICVHCHaving developed disorder, can memorise no moreanag. less more, & lit.
2002-2003
1606TEOSINTE / INTELSAT (Overlaps)VHCUtterly freaked out, listen to grass growing in Californiaanag. + at
2001-2002
1537CAFTANVHCPerhaps Persian one’s seen wrapped around femalef in cat an, & lit.
2000-2001
1472TORAN (Printer’s Devilry)VHCWhat did some Irish kids learn about? Hurling? Stone-a/ge man? 
1999-2000
1428CRICETIDFirstMention this rodent and you’ll hear scream on chair‘cry seated’, & lit?
1415MANATI (Printer’s Devilry)VHCPope’s shocked at seeing ro/t in St Peter’s. 
1998-1999
1402PENTOSE (Definition of Anagram)VHCAuthor of the final touches to Windows Ninety-five could be an anorak from Kabulposteen; pen to s, e
1380RAPPORT (Misprints)VHCPink salmon served up with winepar (rev.) + port; link
1372MASTERSTROKEVHCRestarts Moke which has been tuned for superior performanceanag.
1996-1997
1268ARGIE-BARGIEVHCDisposition of e.g. Britain at S. Georgia – not merrily toasting battlecomp. anag.; ref Falklands campaign
1995-1996
1255CATAFALCOVHCA genus of bird following cheetah? This makes one dead easy to seecat a Falco
1247PREDICANTVHCOne performing clerical duties has the potential to be PC-trainedanag.
1234AVANT-PROPOSThirdSee in hilarious soap with Parton some up-front materialv in anag.
1994-1995
1180COLD TURKEYVHCCutting dope?cold turkey & lit.
1169BLITHE / URSINE (Right and Left)VHCLike Biffo? Sure, in comic, sprightly, black and loose-limbedanag., ref. ‘Beano’; b + lithe
1161ADIAPHORONVHC‘It’s not the concern of the council’ this paranoid wandering around househo. in anag.; ref. government policy on the mentally ill
1992-1993
1095STINKVHCTo raise one is to create tanglesknits (rev.) & lit.
1087OLD SOLDIERVHCOne of the party’s ‘dead men’ is a fogey in the reconstituted Lordsoldie in anag.
1078KIRBEHVHCLeaving balmy Birkenhead is ‘Inebriate Edna’, a hag that regularly takes a skinful!comp. anag.; ref. TV film
1074DEMIREPVHCMP I’d e’er corruptanag. & lit.
1065TANDOORIVHCDone in a dirt oonanag. & lit.
1061MAGICVHC‘Every Second Counts’: amusing, many agree, with MC like Paul Daniels?second letters; ref TV quiz-show hosted by PD
1991-1992
1034BURLAPFirstOut-of-order W.C.’s not available for organised pub-crawl. A wall might get covered with this!anag. less anag.
1021BEARDVHC‘Bacon should receive the ultimate in praise.’ The Bard referred to this as ‘excrement’!e in bard2; ref. excrement2
1008SPORTSCASTER (Misprints)VHCCan St. John, say, start corpses coming to lifeIan; anag.; ref. I. St. J.
1004OIL PAINTINGSVHCRavel nearly spoilt giant in ‘Pictures at an Exhibition’anag. incl. spoil(t); ref. Ravel’s orchestration of Mussourgsky’s piece
1990-1991
978DOUBLE-CENTURYVHCEdited by cultured one for two hundred yearsanag.
969BUNTERVHCThe Owl and the Pussy-cat?2 meanings; Bunter ‘The Owl of the Remove’
947SHOULDER-SLIPVHCRick Nelson might have rendered louder hit during quiet pieceanag. in sh slip; ref. former pop star
1989-1990
891CATVHCPenthouse pet2 meanings
1988-1989
887MONSTERVHCStupendous composition of W.A. Mozart’s one that’s ignored by Ozawa, surprisinglycomp. anag.
882DOSSIERVHCDo heads of the Secret Service have one on the Queen?do S, S I ER, & lit.
857REDCAP / NICETY (Right and Left)VHCAffected sincerity? No sir, delicacy. Here’s a copper to saluteanag. less sir; red (= cent) cap
849VISITEVHCLittle woman’s short number?Vi’s ite(m), & lit.; ref. L. M. Alcott
844THEOLOGASTER (Misprints)Third‘There’s loads to go wrong without Sod being involved, teveals dabbler in Sod’s lawGod’s; comp. anag.
1987-1988
831COOLABAH (Spoonerisms)VHCA black cloud, Noah! It’s stormy, and luck unfortunately runs out. Buy an ark!ironbark; comp. anag.
1986-1987
783CAMPESINOVHCI might make a bit of Central American money harvesting at homeC + Am + in in peso, & lit.
764CHILDERMASVHCHomicide (involving extermination of every second mite) in Israel is recollected in ——comp. anag. incl. homicide less alternate letters, & lit.
1985-1986
683BANISHVHCAsh-bin on fireanag., on = drunk
1983-1984
615HISTORIETTEThirdIt could be a fable. The tortoise, I suspect, ought to loseanag. less 0; suspect adj., ought2
594DOINGSVHCConduct – and murder – G & S!do in + GS
1982-1983
558MINCEMEAT (with one extra R) (Extra Letter)VHCGet Christmas frilling – chop-chop!filling; mince meat
556SWEAL (Misprints)VHCScotch from Wales? That’s rumscorch; anag.

 
HCs awarded to D. Price Jones
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2016-2017
  2330 BRAZEN / MOPISH (Right and Left)
  2313 PERFECT
 
2015-2016
  2287 VALET
  2283 BARGAIN
  2279 CLEMENTINE
 
2013-2014
  2187 WEST
  2183 SANGRAIL
  2168 CENTURY (with missing C) (Missing Letter)
  2165 OUT OF ORDER
  2161 FARRAGO
 
2012-2013
  2144 INFERNO (Spoonerisms)
  2118 BLOKEISH
 
2011-2012
  2070 MISTREATMENT
  2064 COLD TURKEY
  2062 APPLE-KNOCKER
  2045 CATENATE
 
2010-2011
  2040 EASTER (Printer’s Devilry)
  2027 THRENETICAL
  1992 FOULARD
 
2009-2010
  1979 FAR-OUT
  1949 PALFRENIER
  1940 SCANT def. SNEAP (Wrong Number)
 
2008-2009
  1932 NINE-TO-FIVE
  1918 PALAMPORE
  1910 BARPERSON
  1906 MORSE
  1901 SANITISE
  1897 WASH-OUT
  1893 EARTHY
 
2007-2008
  1884 FREELOADER
  1879 LITTER BASKET
  1875 GOUTTE / UPREAR (Right and Left)
  1866 BINGE
  1862 UNALIKE (Spoonerisms)
  1858 HUMONGOUS
  1845 UPBRAID
  1840 W(I)NN(I)E-THE-POOH (Letters Latent)
 
2006-2007
  1823 KISS
  1814 HIPSTER
  1810 HARE / POSEUR / SERINETTE (DLM)
  1801 RUSE DE GUERRE
  1788 ETHEREAL OILS
 
2005-2006
  1779 NEWIE (misprint of U) (Misprints)
  1771 PARTERRE
  1762 DUDDERY
  1752 MIDWINTER
  1750 PLOUGHMAN
 
2004-2005
  1724 MONEYBAGS
  1719 ANHELATION
  1707 GALENA (Definition of Anagram)
  1685 MINO (Printer’s Devilry)
 
2003-2004
  1676 CRINGE-MAKING
  1672 IMPASTOS (Spoonerisms)
  1667 CLARINI
  1663 ARMAMENTARIA
  1659 SCAREDY-CAT
  1654 CRESCENT / ENTHRALS (Overlaps)
  1633 EMPATRON / WINTERLY (Right and Left)
 
2002-2003
  1598 PHRASEMONGER
  1589 JOKESMITH
  1576 FACADE
  1572 SHIELD-MAY
 
2001-2002
  1567 QUEEN
  1559 THEOLOGASTER
  1554 PEARL
  1550 MEMORITER
  1546 TRANSPARENT
  1533 MASTER-MARINER
  1528 STROP (Spoonerisms)
  1524 INGRATITUDE
 
2000-2001
  1506 BARE(-)BONES
  1502 RAPPEL
  1500 GIT (on board ship) (Ship of Fools)
  1489 FRONT-BENCHER
  1485 BOURSE / TIFOSO (Right and Left)
  1480 SAMARITAN
 
1999-2000
  1463 REVERSIONAL
  1459 GREATEST (Spoonerisms)
  1450 PRETENDANT
  1439 JOHN CANOE
  1424 HEIST
  1419 SPLODGE
 
1998-1999
  1411 LOOK-SEE
  1406 CHASSEPOT
  1389 ALL-OVERISH
  1387 Dylan Thomas: A Child’s Christmas in Wales (Anagram)
 
1997-1998
  1360 BOG-ASPHODEL
  1351 NEATEN (Printer’s Devilry)
  1346 PHARISEE
  1342 ALIENS / RAPINE (Right and Left)
 
1996-1997
  1303 PONIARD
  1294 TRANSENNA
  1290 NITERIE
  1286 CHALET
  1284 STALE (3 defs. + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)
  1277 NOVE(M)BER (Letters Latent)
 
1995-1996
  1250 SONEOCARDIA (STENOCARDIA) (Ten to One)
  1238 ELASTIN (Printer’s Devilry)
  1229 GRUPPETTO
  1220 CASSANDRA
  1212 HILDING
  1207 EPOCH-MARKING
 
1994-1995
  1194 DONET
  1186 GRISELDA
  1178 BOOTLEG
  1165 YAPSTER
  1156 TERPSICHOREAN
  1152 PARACETAMOL
 
1993-1994
  1147 MAYDAY
  1143 DEATH (Printer’s Devilry)
  1128 CHRISTMAS PRESENT
  1126 CHEATERY
  1117 STAMNOS (3 Consecutive Letters)
  1108 GREEN
  1104 BURYING-PLACES
  1100 CONCORDANCE
 
1992-1993
  1091 SAPSAGO (Spoonerisms)
  1076 PARLOUR GAMES
  1069 (P)OSTICHE (Headpieces)
  1052 AGANIPPE
 
1991-1992
  1043 PESTO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1039 TOLERABLE
  1030 PASTILLE
  1026 LET-OFF
  1024 PRESENT (3 defs + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)
  1017 SCHAPSKA / PEARMAIN (Right and Left)
  1013 ALVEARY
  1000 ONE THOUSAND
  995 STASIMA (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1990-1991
  987 IRON CURTAIN
  982 ALMANAC
  972 Anagram of 28 letters (Anagram)
  956 SPEAR-SIDE
  943 BARAGOUIN
 
1989-1990
  934 LACE-UPS
  920 CHRIST-CROSS-ROW
  917 HOOLIGANISM
  904 VOETGANGER
 
1988-1989
  878 MOUSEPIECE
  869 HOLD-UPS
  868 ROLAND (2 clues + def. of contents) (Parcels)
  866 NECTAREOUS
  853 DEBACLE
  840 SONDE
 
1987-1988
  835 PROSAICAL
  827 MICKEY-TAKING
  823 SARBACANE
  809 DOLCE VITA
  805 LITOTES
 
1986-1987
  779 MISSING LINK
  774 VICTORINE
  762 OBELISE
  757 ETHEROMANIAC (Misprints)
  753 SHEEPDOG
  750 SALMAGUNDY (THLMAGUY/OULMAGUY) (750 themed clue)
  740 ESCADRILLE
 
1985-1986
  731 STRING
  701 BALUSTRADE
 
1984-1985
  675 CONSTERNATE
  670 TURNIP-FLEA
  660 Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse (Anagram)
  644 EASY STREET (or STAPELIA)
 
1983-1984
  627 AMBIENT
  622 SIMP (Printer’s Devilry)
  618 CRETISM
  603 FIGULINE
  600 Into the jaws of Death / Into the mouth of Hell (Anagram)
  581 SPADROON def. MAVERICK (Wrong Number)
 
1982-1983
  564 PARAMENT
  552 NOURICE-FEE
 
1981-1982
  517 IMMORTELLE
  495 CACOETHES
  478 BIBLIOPEGIST
 


Annual Honours record of D. Price Jones
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YearPrizes
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VHCsHCsPosition
2015-20160 0 3
2014-20150 2 0
2013-20140 0 5
2012-20130 1 2
2011-20121 (0, 0, 1) 0 4
2010-20110 3 3
2009-20100 0 3
2008-20090 0 7
2007-20080 0 8
2006-20070 1 5
2005-20060 2 5
2004-20050 0 4
2003-20040 1 6
2002-20030 1 4
2001-20020 1 8
2000-20010 1 6
1999-20001 (1, 0, 0) 1 6
1998-19990 3 4
1997-19980 0 4
1996-19970 1 6
1995-19960 2 6
1994-19950 3 6
1993-19940 0 8
1992-19930 6 4 13
1991-19921 (1, 0, 0) 3 9 15
1990-19910 3 5
1989-19900 1 4
1988-19891 (0, 0, 1) 4 6 11
1987-19880 1 5
1986-19870 2 7
1985-19860 1 2
1984-19850 0 4
1983-19841 (0, 0, 1) 1 6
1982-19830 2 2
1981-19820 0 3