Clues written by D. L. Clements
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D. L. Clements6015197May 1946Apr 19547y 11m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
Ximenes competitions
1952 (1)
184MEREST / WYOMING (DLM)VHCTrouble mowing your lawn? In a rough state with little grass under the trees? Mow with Rotacutta—this and nothing else! It’s superlative! 
1949 (1)
103MOSESVHCTake the drawer out! There are writings there containing bits of old EnglishOE in MSS; drawn from Nile
1948 (2)
80GONERILVHCHere’s the mad king with forty-nine followers—I offered him fifty!gone R IL; Lear I.4.291 “fifty of my followers at a clap”
1946 (2)
36TARTARUSVHCThe other two separately, then Jem Johnson and me: come up from the sea—or a deep gulf?two tars + us: ref. “We’re four jolly sailormen” from Savoy opera “A Princess of Kensington”
32TEMERAIREVHC“And she’s going down the river, ——, ——” (Newbolt). Or perhaps with a river either side of her?i.e. Teme r Aire; ref. Newbolt poem ‘The Fighting T.’ [usually “... fading down the river”]
1945 (2)
25WERGILDSecondMethod of expiration? Sounds a fishy sort of answer—should be method of expiation‘we’re gilled’

 
HCs awarded to D. L. Clements
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Ximenes competitions
 
1954 (1)
  281 SCRAPS def. LOCALS (Wrong Number)
  273 COUSIN
  271 TRIPLET
  263 We think so then and we thought so still! (Anagram)
 
1953 (2)
  255 SCUTTLE
 
1952 (2)
  202 SPALPEEN
  197 SCALES
 
1951 (2)
  172 GARNISHER
  169 HOUSE
 
1950 (2)
  139 HECATOMB
  135 STRIPPED
 
1949 (2)
  112 SHEET (DLM)
 
1949 (1)
  98 HUMERI
  96 INTERLOCK
 
1948 (2)
  84 SHINGLE / THIRSTY (Right and Left)
  82 CURARE
 
1948 (1)
  73 RHODESIA
 
1947 (2)
  59 TAME
  53 SHIN
 


Annual Honours record of D. L. Clements
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
Ximenes competitions
1954 (1)0 0 4
1953 (2)0 0 1
 
1952 (2)0 0 2
1952 (1)0 1 0
1951 (2)0 0 2
 
1950 (2)0 0 2
 
1949 (2)0 0 1
1949 (1)0 1 2
1948 (2)0 1 2
1948 (1)0 0 1
1947 (2)0 0 2
 
1946 (2)0 2 0
1945 (2)1 (0, 1, 0) 0 0