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2018-2019
2421SPASMODICALVHCJerky might if it’s hot make ‘Spamaholics’ a little dyspepticanag. incl. d less h
2417ALTARAGE / PROPOSAL (Right and Left)VHCHigh tone taken on by Brexiter dismissing fine for donations scheme; poor pal’s in troublealt + (F)arage; anag.; ref. fine imposed on Vote Leave/Darren Grimes for funding irregularities
2412UBIQUARIANVHCA bit of unbridled ego, as in Clough, say, is found everywhereu + I qua in Brian; ref. former football manager
2017-2018
2403SWALE (Spoonerisms)VHCPerhaps she’d trade bits of sovereignty without actually leaving Europetreed shade; first letters; ref. Brexit
2399CHARMEUSEVHCBride finally joins service after entrance in satincharm + e + use
2390POISSON D’AVRILVHCArrange pails against doors in a prankanag. incl. v
2382STRIPE def. HARLOT (Wrong Number)VHCVariety show that’s bawdy (drinks not included)bawdy; strip(teas)e
2378PROPOSALVHCWhat Swift called ‘modest’ is forward and also outrageousprop + anag.; ref. Jonathan S., ‘A Modest P.’
2376SOW(PIASTRE)ENS (Christmas Pudding)VHCBroadcast writer’s embracing crude satiresow + anag. in pen’s
2373CACOGASTRICVHCCausing upset inside ICC, Croat unexpectedly ingests poisongas in anag.; ref. suicide of Gen. Praljak at International Criminal Court
2369FACETIAEVHCDeface a toilet door? Could be drôle to do with ——comp. anag. & lit.
2364COMPOST HEAPVHCRuck disintegrating, oppose match carrying onanag.
2360VIDENDAVHCYou should see them prat about by the goal areadiv (rev.) + end + a
2016-2017
2356PUBLIC SERVANTVHCQuietly inscrutable and very crafty, I’m at home in Whitehallp + anag. incl. v
2351RHAGADESVHCSkin lesions torment, encroaching on the nether regionsrag overlapping with Hades
2343RESTORE (Printer’s Devilry)VHCAmong birds you’ll find the wrens, not the ra/ven, uncommon 
2334ALLELUIAHVHCRighteous expression’s something inherited along with an obsequious character? Not rightallel + U(r)iah (Heep)
2330BRAZEN / MOPISH (Right and Left)VHC‘Trumped-up’ sophism hasn’t succeeded: it’s plain blatant support’s attached to one religionanag. less s; bra Zen; ref. Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’
2324CELEBRATIONSVHCER’s lit beacon starting ——?anag. & lit.; ref. HM’s 90th birthday c.; start = jerk
2322VENTRICOSEVHCSee senior vet about showing signs of bloatanag. incl. c; disease of livestock
2318TIMENOPENNY (TIMENOGUY) (Penny for the Guy)VHCName conspicuous in vile enmity, I should stop snarlingn open in anag.
2313PERFECTVHCPolish may be treated free in an NHS establishmentanag. in PCT (qv)
2015-2016
2305AGREE def. PATCH (Wrong Number)VHCArea BHS’s former owner wants closure in to reach settlementa + (Sir Philip) Gree(n); area; ref. BHS pensions
2300MISHMASHVHCA mix-up, a botched overhead, and it’s outmish(it s)mash
2296IMPROPERLYVHCIn an unfit way? I advocate exercise half hourlyI’m pro PE (hou)rly
2287VALETVHC’E’ll ’ave gents turned out in fine clothinge in lav (rev.) + t, & lit.; in fine = finally
2279CLEMENTINEThirdStick crossing line in game finally is Winnie’s chosen onel in cement + in e; ref. C. Churchill, Pooh-sticks
2270FENESTRAVHCIntense RAF strikes in bombing windowanag. less in
2250MILESTONE (with missing O) (Missing Letter)FirstAzed’s celebrated reaching it with bean very much soundbeano; miles tone
2014-2015
2244AVANT-GARDISTEVHC‘Gent as art diva’ could be one description of Grayson Perry?anag.
2239ERADIATE (Spoonerisms)VHCLate riser seen to do it – dispense with all but a drop of coffeelight rays’re; eradi(c)ate
2230GATES OF DEATHVHCRich man’s a pained expression about uncertain fate with God here?(Bill) Gates + anag. incl. D in oh!, & lit.
2226DOUBLE-PARKINGVHCAn alternative if there’s no empty space up alongside kerbanag. less s(pac)e, & lit.
2222OBJECT LESSONFirstThe coalition’s been a good one for all parties except for the one in oppositionobjection with less for I
2218FOREIGNERVHCStranger or, if green, alien?anag.
2213SOLECISMVHCMaster Society formality with acclaim before … this upsets it all?M S ice los (all rev), & lit.
2209(O)CT(O)BER (Letters Latent)VHCTime associated with rebel uprising under lead of communistsc + t + reb (rev.), & lit.
2200BRINDISIVHCBlack crust is the first sign of incinerated toastB rind is i
2013-2014
2196SEMANTRA / TRABEATE (Overlaps)VHCCharacters around noisy bars order a beer at ‘time’ with great booms, perhapsnames (rev.); anag. incl. t
2183SANGRAILVHCProject that’s all but mad to entertainangr(y) in sail2, & lit.
2174CHARET (Printer’s Devilry)VHCStudent site a/ired after a vigorous PE lesson 
2168CENTURY (with missing C) (Missing Letter)VHCFive sore years resolved by new year trucescore; anag. incl. n, y
2161FARRAGOThirdOff daily on a Horlicksfar rag o’; off to sleep
2152STUFFED SHIRTVHC‘A pretentious stiff’: material first exhibited by enfant terrible D. Hirst?stuff + e + anag.
2148ZOLLVEREINVHCNovelizer left translating Hesse etc. in a taxing contractanag. incl. L; ref. German state, Hermann H.
2012-2013
2144INFERNO (Spoonerisms)VHCI plant in natural order; it’s flowering in a ticktowering in a flick; I + fern in NO; ref. film, ‘The Towering Inferno’
2139DE RIGUEURVHCIt’s necessary to fashion guide user wanting dress’s latest ruleanag. less s + r, & lit.
2118BLOKEISHVHCCrafty Bilko, he’s in with the menanag.; ref. Phil Silvers TV series
2116YULETIDE (with jumble of COMEDO) (Christmas Devilry)VHCYou hear you’re going to flood, then ice dooms the festive season‘you’ll’ + tide
2105TITANIC / ICEBERG (Overlaps)VHCWhaling vessel boarded by irregular force of greens, a variety turned rebel in protection of EarthTA in tin; reb in Ge (all rev.); ref. Greenpeace; for reb = rebel see SOED etc.
2100A STITCH IN TIMESecondA precautionary operation: you’ll see that since it I’m betteranag.
2011-2012
2087ROCKETVHCPart of Fireworks Music concluding things in jubilee pageantrock + e, t
2083BEWITCHVHCBride’s outside, bar a delay, by church entranceb(rid)e + w(a)it + ch.
2078RÉCOLLETVHCBank clerk handling overcharge reversed one from the Abbeyo/c in teller (all rev.)
2064COLD TURKEYVHCPasha astride his mount held on to saddle, coming quickly off horse?col + Turk in dey; horse = heroin
2049PARTY-POOPERFirstPater’s poor potty training results in this tot’s wet blanketcomp. anag.
2045CATENATEVHCWanting a bit of diversion at tea dance, fancy forming a conga?anag. less a d
2010-2011
2040EASTER (Printer’s Devilry)VHCYou’ll find in the Star tabl/oid’s position in relation to the Observer 
2036AL CONTOVHCOffering clienti a choice is neglected in locations abroadanag. less is
2031EMBROIDERYVHCWhat could make diary be more racy though less acceptedanag. less a, & lit.
2019OVERAWE / HENOTIC (Right and Left)ThirdIt’s making one nice and hot at work turning pottery in kiln mostly face downanag.; ware (rev.) in ove(n)
2014HACKETTEVHCWade, perhaps, having abandoned ketch at shore’s edgeanag. + e; ref. Rebekah W., former editor of the ‘Sun’
2012BLOATINGVHCLeft round a tree’s first present in pile that’s swellingl o a t in bing
2006GROAN (Spoonerisms)VHCReaction to pique one vocally made a big thing ofweak pun; ‘grown’
1997FADOVHCSong wherein singer regrets, in short, ‘rien de rien’?FA d’0; ref. E. Piaf song ‘Je ne regrette rien’
1992FOULARDVHCWhat could go around a crag? A Shetland island roadFoula Rd; crag = neck
2009-2010
1988PERIQUEVHCLouisiana shag in danger when close to oil spills – half getting sickperi(l) + que(asy); ref. Gulf oil spill
1984ORWEL(L)IAN (Doublethink)VHCFantastic opening for wannabe? A role in Big Brother fits that descriptionanag. incl. w; ref. ‘1984’ and TV show
1979FAR-OUTVHCStéphane and Django’s crazy talent overlapped in jazz stylefou overlapping art; ref. S. Grappelli, D. Reinhardt
1975SEPTENTRIONALSecondPop person, one with talent, high in chartsanag. incl. I; i.e. at the top of the map
1949PALFRENIERVHCGetting pain relief right for one massaged needs a stable handanag. with r for I
1945PRISONVHCBird’s served primarily in its in prion1, & lit.
2008-2009
1927TONSURE (Spoonerisms)VHCLabour unrest about focus of controversy called Browno in anag.; bald crown
1914VE(S)TAL (Letters Latent)VHCI’ve renounced sex entirely … OK, almost entirelyvet + al(l)
1908WE THREE KINGSVHCRenew this keg after pouring wassailers’ favouriteanag.
1901SANITISEThirdPlayer taking on the rest is going in with a full set of marbles, to clean up‘it’ is in sane
1897WASH-OUTVHCA country show rain’s hit? Carry on in ——comp. anag. & lit.
1888RASTER (Printer’s Devilry)SecondWith no forward docking, spaceship’s going to moo/n 
2007-2008
1879LITTER BASKETVHCNew talks re Tibet could be where fractured China is headedanag.
1875GOUTTE / UPREAR (Right and Left)VHCLift revolting latrine pan out, full almost to the last dropup rear; go + utte(r); pan out = run out
1871FAIRY GOLDVHCTidy yard or it could soon be all dead leavesfair y gold
1866BINGEVHCA drunk lobbing empty bottleshidden; drunk = drunken bout
1858HUMONGOUSVHCTitanic? I have my doubts about journey ahead of ushum on go us
1856LITAS (Printer’s Devilry)VHCWise men reaching the stable so star/k where a King may be found 
1853ANTIQUITARIANThirdI struggle with progress translating letters from an Inuit and Qatarianag.
1845UPBRAIDVHCRate book ‘in between revolting and offensive’b in up, raid
1840W(I)NN(I)E-THE-POOH (Letters Latent)VHCHoneypot when licked clear of last bit of honey makes me presentanag. less y, & lit.; ref. ‘a Useful Pot …’
2006-2007
1827AMAKOSI def. DENUDED (Wrong Number)VHCBillion stripped out of African capital is propping up African rulersstripped; (B)amako (capital of Mali) + is (rev.)
1823KISSVHCHeavy metal outfit knight put on in elite corpsk + i’ SS; ref. rock group
1804CLOTHES SENSE (Spoonerisms)VHCFowl four eat fits special order of ‘select noshes’feel for outfits; anag.
1797HEARTThirdOne of a pair Hatter and Hare confuse?half of anag., & lit.; ref. K & Q of Hearts in courtroom scene in ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’
1788ETHEREAL OILSVHCEssentially this lot release stinks?anag. incl. (t)hi(s), & lit.
1784TEARAWAYVHCReckless, certainly after a drink, and rudeay after tea, raw
2005-2006
1775ROUGH-AND-READYVHCSo Lady Chatterley saw her lover adorn her with gaudy blooms?anag.; bloom = flourish
1771PARTERREFirstDriving off in F1 race inept Ferrari stalls in the pitanag. less in FI, race vt; ref. Formula One
1762DUDDERYVHCYou won’t get new weeds here if acre’s dug in timeudder for a in day
1758BIMBETTEVHCPretty daft baggage rule revoked to improve airline being held upBMI (rev.) in bette(r)
1753DIAGONALVHCCatering line cooked in old Agaanag.; see cater2
1752MIDWINTERVHCDays seem so short now: old energy gone I wonder, time for a change?anag. less o, E
1737ANIMUSSecondWhat’s masculine at core in a Ms, possibly?anag. incl. u, & lit.
2004-2005
1728EIDOLA def. NULLAH (Wrong Number)VHCAn oldie may ditch new, reforming idealsanag. less n; ditch
1715RELEASE / RASPING (Right and Left)SecondRelative comfort in respite from a sore throat? Soluble aspirin’s good for onerel. ease; anag. with g for I
1694MISINTERPRETFirstIn test primer discoloured gloss badlyanag.
1685MINO (Printer’s Devilry)VHCKeep cal/culations safe, doctors tell anxious parents 
2003-2004
1676CRINGE-MAKINGVHCGreeks won, in magic form: we so harshly lost it’s ——anag. less anag. & lit.; ref. Euro 2004
1672IMPASTOS (Spoonerisms)VHCOT (passim) is about raised and humbled Jews?jumbled hues; anag.
1667CLARINIVHCTop brass denied element of military mistreated ‘criminal’anag. less m; ref. accusations of brutality in Iraq
1659SCAREDY-CATVHCHybrid cycads are primarily the spineless typeanag. + t
1650SAPHENAVHCPossible site in a calf of thrombosis it experiences without warning?SA + phen(omen)a
1646BLACKFirstVoid is at Bible’s beginningB + lack, & lit.
1628ENCOMIONVHC‘Come on in leaps and bounds.’ This is praise indeedanag.
1624BELAYVHCLack professionalism that could help secure a positionbe lay
2002-2003
1619GISMO (Printer’s Devilry)VHCInfamously, mere/st visitors recall an episode in persuasionref. Jane Austen
1615RUGATEFirstDramaturge wanting a stiff drink, struggling with linesanag. less dram
1598PHRASEMONGERVHCThere’s no butter on his parsnips and soft marge on hers, possibly?p + anag.; ‘Fine words butter no parsnips’
1589JOKESMITHFirstFront of kazi covered with rude items by nameless toilet humorist, long gonek + anag. in joh(n)
1585SHIATSUVHCAlternative therapy developed by enthusiast abandoning speciality in conventional medicineanag. less ENT
1580MARGENT def. BEETLES (Wrong Number)VHCNo more profit from what tampers with nature – GM not socially acceptabletampers; anag. less U
1576FACADEVHCFurore over head of Enron admitting accountant’s ‘window-dressing’CA in fad E; ref. US accounting scandal
1572SHIELD-MAYVHCBritannia? I’m shapely form adorning old penny (not new one)d in anag. less p
2001-2002
1567QUEENVHCTabby’s funny technique when scratching awkward itchcomp. anag.
1563SLYBOOTSVHCThe Cunning Little Vixen solos by Garrett, in fine fettleanag. incl. t; in fine = finally; ref. Janáček opera, Lesley G.
1550MEMORITERVHCPat married local girl in Eire short time after break-upm + mor in anag. incl. t
1546TRANSPARENTVHCModel pants and bra, little of body covered, cleavage evidentanag. less b + rent
1544PATROL (with jumble of RAPTORES) (Christmas Devilry)VHCTurkey and duck in pre-roast format for TV watchers, going roundTR 0 in PAL
1537CAFTANVHCMUFTI in Central Asia? Small Corps on foot, active inside Afghanistan’s bordersC + ft a in A, n; see MUFTI in C.
1533MASTER-MARINERThirdHead of mercantile company millions in arrears met foundersm + anag.; company = crew
1528STROP (Spoonerisms)VHCSlack and flagging, lacking energy, verve and powerflak and slagging; (e)stro + p
1524INGRATITUDEVHCNot offering a roofer aid in gutter repairsanag.
2000-2001
1511DEEP-SEATEDVHCLike certain prejudices race turns up: recurrent but not representativespeed (rev.) + (rep)eated
1502RAPPELVHCWhat Eminem’s music is: furious rant, endless belligerent beatrap + pel(t)
1500GIT (on board ship) (Ship of Fools)VHCBig cat hauled about in readiness to sail eastTRIREGITME; tiger (rev.) in trim E
1489FRONT-BENCHERFirstI’m highly political – that’s form for one involved in marchesbench for I in frontier
1472TORAN (Printer’s Devilry)VHC‘Top opera part needs someone who can sing!’ the cast ra/ge 
1999-2000
1459GREATEST (Spoonerisms)VHCMy host integrates stranger not at homehighmost; anag. less in
1454GET-UPVHCWeeds in the earth old Hodge turnedGe + put (rev.); ref. putt3
1450PRETENDANTVHCSoft and tender you’ll find me, perchance,/If you’ve time for a spot of dalliancep + anag. with t for d, & lit.
1446NEWSPAPERDOMVHCMad with pen-power, Sun disgraces it?anag. incl. S, & lit.
1441Word containing MM displaced by a bug (Millennium Bug)FirstPuzzle consisted of one bug after anotherflummox/wasp; flu was pox
1428CRICETIDVHCScatter rodenticide about and have done with me?comp. anag. incl. c, & lit.
1424HEISTVHCThé dansant is held: a caper involving tea leaves?is in anag.; t l, rhyming slang for thieves
1998-1999
1411LOOK-SEEVHCButcher’s left bone inside of beef. All right to tuck in?OK in l os (b)ee(f); ref. beef on the bone ban
1406CHASSEPOTVHCWith Paris’s centre surrounded it could be brandished in ‘stop and search’?anag. less r; ref. siege of Paris
1402PENTOSE (Definition of Anagram)VHCDance set to paper and comb?one-step; pen tose
1398PERMETHRINVHCBug fixer: he’s busy with printer close to millenniumanag. incl. m
1389ALL-OVERISHVHC‘Collywobbles’ could be Villa’s hero going to piecesanag.; ref Stan Collymore, Aston Villa piayer
1387Dylan Thomas: A Child’s Christmas in Wales (Anagram)VHCCash scam hit Mandelson hard. It was silly! 
1385PANTRIESVHCPlaces you might find servants in loco parentisanag.
1376LOGOVHCA cipher, a fainéant, a nothinglog (= inert person) + 0
1372MASTERSTROKEThirdIt’s great playing with conkers, etc., on first sign of autumn in the countrymast erst roke
1367SANBENITOSVHCExecuting Albigenses not converted calls for e.g. 50 ——?comp. anag. & lit.
1997-1998
1360BOG-ASPHODELSecondInvestigating re —— growing wild, you’d probe galoshed?comp. anag. & lit.
1355DIACATHOLICONVHCHaving swallowed it, shortly I had a colonic spasm?’t in anag. & lit.; spasm verb
1351NEATEN (Printer’s Devilry)VHCCareful investment could earn o/f old increased return 
1342ALIENS / RAPINE (Right and Left)FirstSpoiling drap, in Edinburgh house a piece of ice put in glass reveals Sassenachs to Scots?hidden, house verb; a + i in lens
1336STOCKINGVHC‘Boxing’ covers the original piece of tradition out of which Christmas presents comet in socking
1334CATACHRESTICVHCConfusing terminology is not normally that scarce in collegeanag. + i’ C
1996-1997
1307AGILE (Spoonerisms)VHCTarpon shows a wiliness avoiding hook?sharp on toes; a guile less U
1294TRANSENNAVHCChurch screening nude’s not art? Ban is possible if this doubt carries oncomp. anag.; ref controversial video screening in Durham cathedral
1290NITERIEVHCThe Cavern? You might find eremite in here, but not me!anag. less me; ref. Liverpool nightclub
1286CHALETFirstWhat you might find in Lechtal overlooking lake?anag. less L, & lit.; ref. area of Tyrol
1284STALE (3 defs. + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)VHCWhere animals shelter you’ll see Son’s head lie, unique gift from GodSTA(BLES SING)LE; S + tale
1281ABLUTOMANEThirdFellow ‘in’ amongst dressed-up lot: Beau, a frequenter of Bathman in anag.; ref. Beau Nash
1277NOVE(M)BER (Letters Latent)VHCPoll of businessmen takes negative swing about Budget timeb in no veer
1273SIPOREXVHCRope is abandoned by vote – it could do much for the standing of the Houseanag. + x
1264TREDRILLE / FERVOROUS (Right and Left)FirstA good game when you’re three, wooden blocks bore energetic over-fours at playdrill in tree; anag.
1995-1996
1247PREDICANTVHCTiny chapel draws throng for a ——’s hwylcomp. anag. & lit.
1238ELASTIN (Printer’s Devilry)VHCWhat might picnicker haplessly sitting on beef (e/g on rump) say? 
1234AVANT-PROPOSVHCSuitably includes lines ahead of the main body (as in e.g. Henry V)vant in apropos, & lit.; ref Prologue to Henry V
1232The world is too much with us; late and soon (Anagram)VHCWe should not do without a Christmas ‘Noel’. 
1225CURRYVHC‘Doggy’ treat? Once, perhapscur-ry + def; curry3
1220CASSANDRAVHCFool spreading terrible canard? She appeared soass in anag.
1216CHAPERONVHCWanton man-poacher can do without mother in this capacityanag. less ma, & lit.
1212HILDINGFirstBottling out vintage Mouton-Rothschild in grand bottleshidden
1994-1995
1180COLD TURKEYVHCWhat might appear as cruelty, OK’d after getting ‘screwed up’anag. & lit.; ref government campaign:‘Heroin screws you up’
1169BLITHE / URSINE (Right and Left)VHCGay Lib lambasted by the Sun, with ire, orders of Rupert?anag. + the; anag., ref. R. Murdoch/Bear
1993-1994
1143DEATH (Printer’s Devilry)VHCIn ‘complementary diet’ arrangement, sprat coul/is partners lean meat 
1130AGRESTALVHCA second Galtieri wanting the Is could emerge, occupying land we don’t look afteranag. incl. s less i, i
1978-1979
352FAIRY LIGHTSVHCFir’s gaily set out with a sort of cable concealed – supplying theseHT in anag. & lit.
1977-1978
267MORRIS-DANCEVHCMark turns, holding lace, and waving cane – that’s necessary to perfect thisorris in DM (rev.) + anag. & lit.

 
HCs awarded to J. R. Tozer
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2017-2018
  2408 LUNCHEONETTE
  2395 PURITANISM
  2386 PENNY-A-LINER
 
2016-2017
  2347 ASLEEP
  2338 TRUMP
  2325 MASON
  2309 GLOBETROTTER
 
2015-2016
  2291 AVESTA (Printer’s Devilry)
  2283 BARGAIN
  2274 SIMPATICO
  2272 SNOWMOBILE
  2265 ESPRIT FORT
  2261 GANGSTERLAND
  2257 BUST-UP / PIT-PAT (Right and Left)
 
2014-2015
  2248 WAISTLINE
  2235 CHOCK-A-BLOCK
  2220 A twelve-letter ‘Christmas cracker’ (Christmas Cracker)
  2205 CUMBERSOME
 
2013-2014
  2187 WEST
  2178 PARISON
  2170 SAYONARA
  2165 OUT OF ORDER
  2157 MELODRAMATIC
 
2012-2013
  2135 LOB
  2131 DIVES / MALIK (Right and Left)
  2126 DESPERATE
  2122 NICETY
  2113 PICAROON
  2109 THICKETY
 
2011-2012
  2091 SNIFTER
  2074 BENNET
  2070 MISTREATMENT
  2065 DERMESTIDAE
  2062 APPLE-KNOCKER
  2058 ROBUST
  2053 PERISHER def. ESTIMATE (Wrong Number)
 
2010-2011
  2023 CHAMBRANLE
  2010 A COMING OF AGE
  2000 TWO THOUSAND
 
2009-2010
  1971 WATERMANSHIP
  1967 SUBORDINATELY
  1960 NGANA (3 defs + letter mixture) (Parcels)
  1958 HANGDOG
  1940 SCANT def. SNEAP (Wrong Number)
 
2008-2009
  1936 LITMUS TEST
  1932 NINE-TO-FIVE
  1910 BARPERSON
  1906 MORSE
  1893 EARTHY
 
2007-2008
  1884 FREELOADER
  1862 UNALIKE (Spoonerisms)
  1849 AUXESIS
  1836 POSTHASTE
 
2006-2007
  1814 HIPSTER
  1810 HARE / POSEUR / SERINETTE (DLM)
  1806 INEBRIANT
  1801 RUSE DE GUERRE
 
2005-2006
  1779 NEWIE (misprint of U) (Misprints)
  1766 GEST (Printer’s Devilry)
  1750 PLOUGHMAN
  1746 ENTOMIC
  1741 LORD NELSON
 
2004-2005
  1724 MONEYBAGS
  1711 MINUS
  1707 GALENA (Definition of Anagram)
  1702 WORDSMITHERY
  1700 FIVE-O’CLOCK SHADOW
  1689 SYNOD
 
2003-2004
  1654 CRESCENT / ENTHRALS (Overlaps)
  1648 MAGIC LANTERN
  1633 EMPATRON / WINTERLY (Right and Left)
 
2002-2003
  1611 LEISLER
  1606 TEOSINTE / INTELSAT (Overlaps)
  1602 FENESTRA
  1593 MANSUETE
 
2001-2002
  1559 THEOLOGASTER
  1541 CHUPRASSY
 
2000-2001
  1515 SNIDE
  1506 BARE(-)BONES
  1494 MARATHON
  1492 The year that Columbus discovered America (Anagram)
  1485 BOURSE / TIFOSO (Right and Left)
  1476 LIGNIPERDOUS
  1467 CANAPÉ
 
1999-2000
  1463 REVERSIONAL
  1437 MISTLETOE
  1433 NEANDERTHAL
  1419 SPLODGE
  1415 MANATI (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1998-1999
  1394 BERGAMOT
  1380 RAPPORT (Misprints)
  1363 MAVIN def. THONG (Wrong Number)
 
1997-1998
  1346 PHARISEE
  1338 SMART ALEC
  1325 UPROOTAL
  1322 CARPET
  1316 FINGERLICKIN’
  1312 REST-CURE
 
1996-1997
  1303 PONIARD
  1300 OXFORD (extra O) (Extra Letter)
  1268 ARGIE-BARGIE
  1260 OUT-AND-OUT
 
1995-1996
  1255 CATAFALCO
  1250 SONEOCARDIA (STENOCARDIA) (Ten to One)
  1207 EPOCH-MARKING
  1203 CLERICALISM
 
1994-1995
  1194 DONET
  1186 GRISELDA
  1181 SLADE
  1178 BOOTLEG
  1161 ADIAPHORON
 
1993-1994
  1134 TOVARICH
  1126 CHEATERY
  1122 BASILIAN
  1113 EMPLASTRUM
 
1992-1993
  1074 DEMIREP
 
1986-1987
  744 SKIRL-IN-THE-PAN / COFFEE-DISEASE (Right and Left)
 
1985-1986
  701 BALUSTRADE
 
1977-1978
  300 SLINK-BUTCHER
  289 AMNESIAC
  285 BOYFRIEND (Misprints)
  281 DINOCERAS
 
1976-1977
  249 RUDOLPH THE REINDEER
 


Annual Honours record of J. R. Tozer
Clues  |  HCs   |  Other competitors
YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2017-20180 10 3 6
2016-20170 9 4 7
2015-20162 (1, 0, 1) 4 7 10
2014-20151 (1, 0, 0) 8 4 5
2013-20141 (0, 0, 1) 6 5 10
2012-20131 (0, 1, 0) 5 6 14
2011-20121 (1, 0, 0) 5 7 9
2010-20111 (0, 0, 1) 8 3 5
2009-20101 (0, 1, 0) 5 5 8
2008-20092 (0, 1, 1) 4 5 9
2007-20081 (0, 0, 1) 8 4 3
2006-20071 (0, 0, 1) 5 4 8
2005-20062 (1, 1, 0) 5 5 5
2004-20052 (1, 1, 0) 2 6 12
2003-20041 (1, 0, 0) 7 3 8
2002-20032 (2, 0, 0) 6 4 3
2001-20021 (0, 0, 1) 8 2 3
2000-20011 (1, 0, 0) 4 7 17
1999-20001 (1, 0, 0) 6 5 7
1998-19991 (0, 0, 1) 9 3 2
1997-19982 (1, 1, 0) 4 6 8
1996-19973 (2, 0, 1) 6 4 2
1995-19961 (1, 0, 0) 6 4 6
1994-19950 2 5
1993-19940 2 4
1992-19930 0 1
 
1986-19870 0 1
1985-19860 0 1
 
1978-19790 1 0
1977-19780 1 4
1976-19770 0 1