Clues written by Mrs M. P. Webber
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Mrs M. P. Webber37023510439Dec 1962Apr 199835y 4mMrs P. Webber
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1997-1998
1346PHARISEEVHCParty obsessive over rules heaps ire on members being disorderlyanag.
1336STOCKINGVHCIt will need ‘fuelling’ around the start of ChristmasC in stoking, & lit.
1996-1997
1294TRANSENNAVHCA tip! This could be in a transept – an enclosure for a shrinecomp. anag.
1260OUT-AND-OUTVHCWhere French beat British lacking in scruple completelyoù tan dou(b)t
1995-1996
1242KNOCKERSVHCCallers seeking entry after lead of king reckon on playing last of trumpsk + anag. + s
1216CHAPERONVHCGooseberry perhaps or peach stewed with a pinch of nutmeganag. incl. n; gooseberry = unwanted third person
1993-1994
1128CHRISTMAS PRESENTVHCManchester’s strip (United variety) is one of the things that Santa is asked foranag.
1992-1993
1087OLD SOLDIERVHCMajor perhaps when retired senior citizen sitting in reformed Lordsoldie in anag.
1069(P)OSTICHE (Headpieces)VHCTransformation of choicest style a man might display atop his cerebrumanag.
1048GALLOPADESecondDancing Palais Glide to it is unusually abandonedcomp. anag. & lit.
1991-1992
1043PESTO (Printer’s Devilry)VHCSee colleen’s top ga/rment in garden todayardent O’Day
1990-1991
982ALMANACVHCWhat may be used in making this ready? A calendar maycomp. anag. & lit.
974AVANT-PROPOSVHCAverage worker for sure a bit ahead of the restav. ant pro pos.
969BUNTERVHCHe could have been slimmer by first of all replacing second helping of tuckcf. banter & lit.
1988-1989
866NECTAREOUSVHCHoneyed tones a cure for agitationanag.
862OFF-AND-ONVHCCity losing head about unrestrained gaffs arising intermittently(g)aff(s) (rev.) in (L)ondon
1987-1988
805LITOTESVHCThis shows a bit in ‘is economical with the truth’tot in lies
1986-1987
744SKIRL-IN-THE-PAN / COFFEE-DISEASE (Right and Left)VHCPlain thinkers cooked fatty meal, see, so I fed face with abandon – a cause of wiltinganag.; anag.
1985-1986
712PANTOMIME HORSEVHCIt’s a romp with those in me cavorting about togetheranag. & lit.
696ANTIMNEMONICVHCThis can change man into amnesiac (AA’s not needed)anag. less A,A, s & lit.
692FIDIBUS def. PRICKET (Wrong Number)VHCSpike one applied to bowls under smokers’ nosesspike; fid, I + initial letters
1984-1985
666Any word; subsidiary indication omits an animal (Beasts)VHCMargaret’s cut by half and disorganised an essential part of English educationg(ram)mar; Marg(aret) anag.
1982-1983
530PROMETALVHCKind of iron plate possibly worn by Romansanag. in Rom
1981-1982
508POSTURE-MAKERVHCTo speaker rum is disastrous – he’ll tie himself in knotsanag.
491SEVENTY-EIGHTVHCIn a sense smooth yet oddly groovy old music-makereven, anag. in sight
1980-1981
447URTICARIA / APOGRAPHS (Right and Left)VHCRash critic with aura caught out for reviewing pop rag has distributed duplicate copiesanag. less c; anag.
1978-1979
340BOOKSIEVHCObjection raised over passes that is affecting scholarshipob (rev.), OKs, i.e.
314MERIL (Spoonerisms)VHCLarker moved along mine, merrily ignoring railwaymarker… line; merrily less ry
1975-1976
156OMBROPHOBOUSVHCPreferring bed dryish and soft, vagrant American lies under wild broomanag. + hobo US
1974-1975
118OPERETTIST (Misprints)VHCLight airs are a force of one – it’s shown up in movement of treetopsforte; it (rev.) in anag.; ref. Beaufort Scale
1973-1974
100CENTENARIANVHCAncient extraordinary – parting could be nearanag. in anag. & lit.
95THUNDERCLAPSecondElectricity going off suddenly – get chandler and put in another orderanag.
88BLOOMERYVHCWhat a rose is Queen Elizabeth, prime specimen of your super-hothouse!bloom + ER + y
66NONSENSEVHCTrifling with an indefinite number is a strange way of achieving onenessanag. incl. n
Ximenes competitions
1970-1971
1110IMPERSONATEVHCPermeation’s a certain way to get into the skin of a characteranag.
1967-1968
997TREACLEVHCWhat was in the well? Absurd cat with leer? It’s the same old storyanag.; ref. Alice in Wonderland, t. well, Cheshire Cat
1963-1964
800Charlemagne, Emperor of the West (Anagram)VHCWelcome sphere for the great man 

 
HCs awarded to Mrs M. P. Webber
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1997-1998
  1351 NEATEN (Printer’s Devilry)
  1334 CATACHRESTIC
  1329 PITHOS
 
1996-1997
  1307 AGILE (Spoonerisms)
  1286 CHALET
  1284 STALE (3 defs. + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)
  1281 ABLUTOMANE
  1277 NOVE(M)BER (Letters Latent)
  1273 SIPOREX
  1264 TREDRILLE / FERVOROUS (Right and Left)
 
1995-1996
  1247 PREDICANT
  1232 The world is too much with us; late and soon (Anagram)
  1220 CASSANDRA
 
1994-1995
  1181 SLADE
  1169 BLITHE / URSINE (Right and Left)
  1165 YAPSTER
  1156 TERPSICHOREAN
  1152 PARACETAMOL
 
1993-1994
  1147 MAYDAY
  1143 DEATH (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1992-1993
  1095 STINK
  1074 DEMIREP
  1056 ENTRAIN def. ASTHORE (Wrong Number)
 
1991-1992
  1026 LET-OFF
  1008 SPORTSCASTER (Misprints)
  1004 OIL PAINTINGS
 
1989-1990
  934 LACE-UPS
  930 SABULOSE
  920 CHRIST-CROSS-ROW
 
1988-1989
  882 DOSSIER
  874 BLUESTOCKING
  857 REDCAP / NICETY (Right and Left)
  840 SONDE
 
1987-1988
  831 COOLABAH (Spoonerisms)
  818 EMBUSQUÉ
  816 POTLACH (with extra O in word) (Extra letter)
  814 SPOUSAGE
  809 DOLCE VITA
  796 UPHOLSTERY
 
1986-1987
  770 HERMITS
  762 OBELISE
  757 ETHEROMANIAC (Misprints)
  750 SALMAGUNDY (THLMAGUY/OULMAGUY) (750 themed clue)
 
1985-1986
  731 STRING
  722 SUPERNACULUM
  705 MUSICOTHERAPY
 
1984-1985
  679 ESTOVER (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1983-1984
  627 AMBIENT
  610 DOUBLETHINK
  600 Into the jaws of Death / Into the mouth of Hell (Anagram)
  585 FLABELLIFORM
 
1982-1983
  568 TETHER (Printer’s Devilry)
  558 MINCEMEAT (with one extra R) (Extra Letter)
  543 STAYING POWER
  534 DODGEM
 
1981-1982
  504 SIMMENTHALER
  495 CACOETHES
  486 JUMPED-UP
 
1980-1981
  443 STEEPLECROWN
 
1979-1980
  410 CUL-DE-SAC
  397 BIJOUTERIE (Misprints)
  379 SCYTHEMAN
  371 GRADIN
 
1978-1979
  358 UPSTART def. NON-TERM (Wrong Number)
  354 SHEER-HULK
  336 ELF-ARROW / CUTHBERT (Right and Left)
  327 HEMLOCK
 
1977-1978
  263 ERIACH (Printer’s Devilry)
  259 TRANSIRE
 
1976-1977
  255 ROYAL SILVER JUBILEE
  238 CRAMBOJINGLE
  208 RALPH
 
1975-1976
  190 CASSANDRA
  187 POWDERING-TUB
  174 EPEOLATRY
  169 THUGGEE
  161 ANCON
 
1974-1975
  146 CHARADES
  143 Jingle for BALTHAZAR, MELCHIOR, CASPAR (A jingle)
  135 GABIONADE
  110 GALLOWS-RIPE
 
1973-1974
  97 TREBUCHET
  70 GESTAPO (Misprints)
  53 ALEXANDERS
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1162 BEAM-ENDS
  1158 ELEPHANT-SEAL
 
1969-1970
  1093 MARTINET
  1089 ENCLOISTER
 
1968-1969
  1049 SLANGWHANGER
  1045 SPLIT / MOUTH (Right and Left)
  1010 MOTORIST
 
1967-1968
  1000 THOUSAND
  971 MAGOTPIE / ANECDOTE (Right and Left)
 
1966-1967
  945 OBLITERATE
 
1965-1966
  902 WINCOPIPE
  898 POCHARD
  894 WITENAGEMOT
  878 ENTOMOSTRACA
  860 CORSAGE
 
1964-1965
  832 PENNY-WISE (Misprints)
  808 WAGONER
 
1963-1964
  790 PETER-SEE-ME (Sire and Dam)
  777 TAILOR-BIRD
 
1962-1963
  728 ALDERMA(N) (N’s missing in def.) (Letters Latent)
 


Annual Honours record of Mrs M. P. Webber
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YearPrizes
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VHCsHCsPosition
1997-19980 2 3
1996-19970 2 7
1995-19960 2 3
1994-19950 0 5
1993-19940 1 2
1992-19931 (0, 1, 0) 2 3 20
1991-19920 1 3
1990-19910 3 0
1989-19900 0 3
1988-19890 2 4
1987-19880 1 6
1986-19870 1 4
1985-19860 3 3
1984-19850 1 1
1983-19840 0 4
1982-19830 1 4
1981-19820 2 3
1980-19810 1 1
1979-19800 0 4
1978-19790 2 4
1977-19780 0 2
1976-19770 0 3
1975-19760 1 5
1974-19750 1 4
1973-19741 (0, 1, 0) 3 3 13
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 1 2
1969-19700 0 2
1968-19690 0 3
1967-19680 1 2
1966-19670 0 1
1965-19660 0 5
1964-19650 0 2
1963-19640 1 2
1962-19630 0 1