Clues written by F. L. Constable
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F. L. Constable2210212523Sep 1947Dec 195811y 3m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
Ximenes competitions
1952 (2)
200ACCOUNTVHCThe bill of a drunken toucan enlarged by a hundred!anag. incl. C
1951 (2)
179CADREVHCTowny has about enough of officers and N.C.O.s!cad re; cad = Eton, Oxford jargon for a townsman
178HIDEOUSVHCUnattractive? That’s putting it mildly! It’s just the same inside the blasted house!id. in anag.
1950 (2)
153SAMISENSVHCWanting to take in a present to the Superior, did the three little maids from school pluck these?cryptic def.; ref. The Mikado
150CAPILLAMENTSVHCThe right treatment of scalp ailment can produce some really fine hairsanag.
148FILIBUSTERVHCI should be found to be among the leaders in filching, bushranging and terrorising!I in fil, bus, ter, & lit.
146BELDAMEVHCI’m a good worker, about fifty, female—yet I appear to be a woman scornedL dam in bee; “Hell hath no fury …”
1950 (1)
123LEECHESVHCThey’re after your blood with a general reorganisation of Sch. ‘E.’!Lee + anag.; ref. Robert E. Lee, income tax schedule
122LEATHERVHCOn your feet! The King stands without!the in Lear
1949 (2)
111PLEASANTVHCFacetious excuses are not accepted herepleas an’t
106HELIOTROPEVHCThis is hard work, going up 20 feet of quartz!h.e. (hoc est), + toil (rev.) + rope
105SMITHEREENSVHCSee what comes of disturbing the R.E.’s mines!anag. & lit.
1948 (2)
87SISKINVHCSinks one (not very calmly) for a birdie!anag. incl. I
86ODOMETERVHCI count each successive revolution to be the crack of doom heralding eternityanag. of doom, eter(nity)
83BUDAPESTVHCCity youngster gets copy for The Streetbud ape St; Fleet St.
82CURAREFirstNot to be taken; but a sovereign remedy used externallya R in cure
81CHARADEVHCArchdeacon doesn’t need to memorise part to cause a riot in amateur dramatics!anag. less con
80GONERILVHCUnnatural hag: A complete ruin and. only 49!goner IL; Lear II.4.305
1948 (1)
78CAKE-WALKVHCclue missing
74DEODARVHCDreadnought torpedoed! Radioed back one missing! A native of Coney Island?anag. of dread 0, rad(I)oed (rev.); grows cones
69MISANTHROPEVHCHe hates to find another M.P. is dividing his constituents!anag
1947 (2)
63STILETTOVHCCause of death in Murder in the Cathedral? T. S. Eliot almost supplies the answer!anag. of T S Eliot (+ t); ref. killing of Becket in Eliot play; dagger

 
HCs awarded to F. L. Constable
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Ximenes competitions
 
1958-1959
  519 RIDICULE (DLM)
 
1956-1957
  430 GAMIN (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1954 (1)
  271 TRIPLET
 
1953 (2)
  257 PYROTECHNICS (Straight Clue)
  251 UNMETHODICAL
 
1952 (1)
  192 WATSON
  185 STOUT
 
1951 (2)
  180 HESPER (Printer’s Devilry)
  177 DESOLATE
  173 HATCHING
  171 SERINGAS
 
1951 (1)
  162 TITANESS
  155 LYTERIAN
 
1950 (2)
  151 OPEN-SESAME
  149 DOMESTIC
 
1949 (2)
  114 TAPPIT-HEN
  108 HACKNEY
  107 STRAMASH
 
1949 (1)
  101 BARRACKS
  100 Word containing ADDING
  93 BUMBLE-PUPPY
  92 PARTRIDGE
 
1948 (2)
  90 ROTHER
  84 SHINGLE / THIRSTY (Right and Left)
 
1947 (2)
  59 TAME
 


Annual Honours record of F. L. Constable
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
Ximenes competitions
1958-19590 0 1
 
1956-19570 0 1
 
1954 (1)0 0 1
1953 (2)0 0 2
 
1952 (2)0 1 0
1952 (1)0 0 2
1951 (2)0 2 4
1951 (1)0 0 2
1950 (2)0 4 2 18
1950 (1)0 2 0
1949 (2)0 3 3
1949 (1)0 0 4
1948 (2)1 (1, 0, 0) 5 2 2
1948 (1)0 3 0
1947 (2)0 1 1