Clues written by H. R. Sanders
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H. R. Sanders2802269330Nov 1955Mar 200549y 4m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2004-2005
1707GALENA (Definition of Anagram)VHCFoaming ale naturally shows up this ancient bottlelagena; hidden
1998-1999
1406CHASSEPOTVHCCan-can went with a bang in Francechassé + pot; can = dismiss, chimney pot
1995-1996
1220CASSANDRAVHCMy prognostications are discounted, attacked as canardsanag.
1994-1995
1165YAPSTERVHCSay, pert mongrelanag. & lit.
1993-1994
1143DEATH (Printer’s Devilry)VHCConsort’s overexposure: ‘Help, Ed, I’m pe/eling!’atheling; ref. Lady Godiva
1991-1992
1013ALVEARYVHCWhere ‘vale’ is translated to ‘adieu’ initially, Greek secondly and ‘good-day’ finally?anag. + a, r, y, & lit.
1990-1991
956SPEAR-SIDEVHCI hold kings and jacks but no queens: playing spades to East I must enter with kingI, R in anag. + E
1986-1987
779MISSING LINKVHCYoung girl with old codger – long embedding essential for consummationl in miss in gink
770HERMITSVHCCrack gang caught in abortive heist – it’s solitary for themRM in anag.
1985-1986
696ANTIMNEMONICVHCThe onset of senility leaving omniscient man befuddled?anag. less s & lit.
688CUCURBITALVHCClubs organised a curl, but I like squashC + anag.
1984-1985
675CONSTERNATEVHCAlarm – off course – cannot steer!anag.
640MACHETEVHCWhat for Latin is a tree-cutterche in maté, & lit.
1983-1984
609LUCKY-BAGVHCOne can get a prize here by clue-making: this – mine – could produce itcomp. anag.
1981-1982
517IMMORTELLEVHC‘Everlasting’ Rome met its fall, vandalised, fast devastated, forgottenanag. less anag. of fast
478BIBLIOPEGISTVHCI like covers to be big – I slip otherwiseanag.
1980-1981
456BALADINEVHCAppearing in live pantomime – no mean dancerAla(d)din in be, & lit.
1978-1979
354SHEER-HULKVHCYou’ll find her stripped and broke in a dumphe(r) + her anag. all in sulk & lit.
327HEMLOCKVHCBehead them! – Leaders of law and order campaign knock humane means of execution(t)hem + initial letters
1977-1978
294HUMECTVHCDamp air this, could make one rheumaticcomp. anag. & lit.
1976-1977
255ROYAL SILVER JUBILEEVHCJunket, 1977 recipe, i.e. a sour jelly blended with a soupçon of butter, brought about liver upsetanag. in anag. incl. b
1975-1976
203BOGYVHCThe game’s up – found breaking and entering by a copper!go (rev.) in by
200The Extra Guest (minus CC) (Letters Latent)VHCShortly before I lean back, I look after the musicCecilia; a I lie (rev.); patron saint of music
1974-1975
110GALLOWS-RIPESecondAglow with Persil, wrung, ready to be hung on the lineanag. & lit.
1972-1973
43A neologism (Neologisms)VHCBANBOTHERERB: Gael. ban, white; bother, house
Ximenes competitions
1958-1959
538BANISHINGVHCCircumscription by big noise of liberty of going out and inish + in in bang & lit.
495PARTISANVHCForm of saint bearing the standard, or one in an unruly band? It depends which way you look at itpar + anag., I in an (rev.) + strap (all rev.), & lit.
1956-1957
408BILLETThirdNote from Britain’s leader: Cross Egypt’s borders!B + ill + E(gyp)t; ref. Suez crisis

 
HCs awarded to H. R. Sanders
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2004-2005
  1711 MINUS
  1700 FIVE-O’CLOCK SHADOW
 
2003-2004
  1672 IMPASTOS (Spoonerisms)
  1624 BELAY
 
2002-2003
  1596 GENISTA (Definition of Anagram)
  1580 MARGENT def. BEETLES (Wrong Number)
 
2001-2002
  1554 PEARL
  1550 MEMORITER
 
2000-2001
  1494 MARATHON
  1476 LIGNIPERDOUS
 
1999-2000
  1463 REVERSIONAL
  1459 GREATEST (Spoonerisms)
  1446 NEWSPAPERDOM
  1433 NEANDERTHAL
  1424 HEIST
 
1998-1999
  1376 LOGO
 
1997-1998
  1355 DIACATHOLICON
  1312 REST-CURE
 
1996-1997
  1307 AGILE (Spoonerisms)
  1303 PONIARD
  1294 TRANSENNA
  1273 SIPOREX
 
1995-1996
  1250 SONEOCARDIA (STENOCARDIA) (Ten to One)
  1247 PREDICANT
  1216 CHAPERON
  1207 EPOCH-MARKING
  1203 CLERICALISM
 
1994-1995
  1194 DONET
  1186 GRISELDA
  1180 COLD TURKEY
 
1993-1994
  1147 MAYDAY
  1130 AGRESTAL
 
1991-1992
  1021 BEARD
  995 STASIMA (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1990-1991
  978 DOUBLE-CENTURY
  974 AVANT-PROPOS
  965 EARBASH def. NECKLET (Wrong Number)
 
1989-1990
  939 A-PER-SE / ESCROC (Right and Left)
  934 LACE-UPS
  930 SABULOSE
  920 CHRIST-CROSS-ROW
  913 ARCHIBALD
  900 (C)HARLATANIS(M) (Letters Latent)
 
1988-1989
  882 DOSSIER
  868 ROLAND (2 clues + def. of contents) (Parcels)
  862 OFF-AND-ON
  849 VISITE
  840 SONDE
 
1987-1988
  823 SARBACANE
  814 SPOUSAGE
 
1986-1987
  757 ETHEROMANIAC (Misprints)
 
1985-1986
  705 MUSICOTHERAPY
 
1984-1985
  660 Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse (Anagram)
  653 INTERNUNCIO
  635 ROSEMARY
 
1983-1984
  615 HISTORIETTE
  594 DOINGS
 
1982-1983
  568 TETHER (Printer’s Devilry)
  558 MINCEMEAT (with one extra R) (Extra Letter)
  552 NOURICE-FEE
  530 PROMETAL
 
1981-1982
  513 ETYMOLOGICON
  486 JUMPED-UP
 
1980-1981
  452 DISSENTERISM
  426 MISL(E)ADING (Letters Latent)
 
1979-1980
  410 CUL-DE-SAC
  375 SPREATHE
 
1978-1979
  352 FAIRY LIGHTS
  349 ODDCOMESHORT
  340 BOOKSIE
  319 PODESTA
 
1977-1978
  298 NOSER
  289 AMNESIAC
 
1976-1977
  249 RUDOLPH THE REINDEER
  247 FLIVVER
  229 METRICATE
  212 SURCINGLES
  208 RALPH
 
1975-1976
  197 CAMERA (Printer’s Devilry)
  195 SHILLY-SHALLY
  169 THUGGEE
 
1974-1975
  148 BALLYHOO
  105 Malabar-rat, raccoon, nylghau, oriole, aberdevine, howler (Anagram)
 
1973-1974
  100 CENTENARIAN
  97 TREBUCHET
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1961-1962
  647 MADCAP
 
1960-1961
  612 CARGO (Misprints)
 
1959-1960
  571 PESTER
 
1958-1959
  517 CAROTID
  504 LEAD-LINE
  490 CLEAR def. WEIGH (Wrong Number)
 
1956-1957
  417 SINECURE
 
1955-1956
  360 WRINKLE / EGG-BIRD (Right and Left)
 


Annual Honours record of H. R. Sanders
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2004-20050 1 2
2003-20040 0 2
2002-20030 0 2
2001-20020 0 2
2000-20010 0 2
1999-20000 0 5
1998-19990 1 1
1997-19980 0 2
1996-19970 0 4
1995-19960 1 5
1994-19950 1 3
1993-19940 1 2
 
1991-19920 1 2
1990-19910 1 3
1989-19900 0 6
1988-19890 0 5
1987-19880 0 2
1986-19870 2 1
1985-19860 2 1
1984-19850 2 3
1983-19840 1 2
1982-19830 0 4
1981-19820 2 2
1980-19810 1 2
1979-19800 0 2
1978-19790 2 4
1977-19780 1 1
1976-19770 1 5
1975-19760 2 3
1974-19751 (0, 1, 0) 0 2
1973-19740 0 2
1972-19730 1 0
 
Ximenes competitions
1961-19620 0 1
1960-19610 0 1
1959-19600 0 1
1958-19590 2 3
 
1956-19571 (0, 0, 1) 0 1
1955-19560 0 1