Clues written by G. R. Webb
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G. R. Webb1300133813Jul 1951Feb 200149y 7mG. Webb
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1993-1994
1147MAYDAYVHCBatsman and Robin? There’s something wrong from the sound of itMay + Day; ref. cricketer Peter M. and TV presenter Robin D.
1980-1981
434JARDINIÈREVHCPot with one reed in? It could be so arrangedjar + anag. incl. I, & lit.
1979-1980
404CANDLE-HOLDER (Spoonerisms)VHCStore held back by senior assistant – clearly not one to show a mass gaingas main; can + held (rev.) + older
1978-1979
366MONKEY-SHINEVHCWhat tomfoolery is Azed up to? Nothing less than nonsense involving the cluekey in mo(o)nshine
349ODDCOMESHORTVHCCompany become engaged in uneven scrap – there’s not a lot leftCo. mesh in odd ort
Ximenes competitions
1970-1971
1143MORGIANAVHCNothing in weirdly grim tales equals the resourceful slave-girlO in anag. + ana + lit.
1968-1969
1054PINACOTHECAVHCTurner’s work here could be an apt choiceanag., & lit.
1041TEA-LEADVHCDrink and drive—though only a cart—and it’s sure to end in a casetea lead; court case
1967-1968
1002PILLAGEVHCFifty-fifty Silver splits the prize—what any true brigand would doL L Ag in pie; ref. Treasure Island
1966-1967
933COTTABUSVHCVintage casting in terra-cotta bust, by one seeking to marry beauty with his skillhidden
1965-1966
902WINCOPIPEVHCOld countryman’s flower opens when illuminated, nocturnal closing of petals indicates phototropism’s endedinitial letters
1962-1963
708HEARTSVHCHe leads ace with little strong backing in the suithe A + str. (abbr.) (rev.)
1960-1961
638BUREAUCRATVHCAfter the office the unfinished case bound in red tape is his occupationbureau crat(e), & lit.

 
HCs awarded to G. R. Webb
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2000-2001
  1500 GIT (on board ship) (Ship of Fools)
 
1993-1994
  1128 CHRISTMAS PRESENT
  1117 STAMNOS (3 Consecutive Letters)
 
1981-1982
  486 JUMPED-UP
 
1979-1980
  410 CUL-DE-SAC
  406 BOIL
  397 BIJOUTERIE (Misprints)
  371 GRADIN
 
1978-1979
  340 BOOKSIE
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1969-1970
  1093 MARTINET
  1080 ANDROMEDA
 
1968-1969
  1049 SLANGWHANGER
  1039 TEGMEN def. LEGION (Wrong Number)
  1010 MOTORIST
 
1967-1968
  984 Word containing a first name (Anonymous)
  967 CREMOSIN
  962 PALING
 
1966-1967
  945 OBLITERATE
  935 MALAPROP
  929 AMPHITHEATRE
  920 ARISTATE (Printer’s Devilry)
  916 DIAPASON
  907 SORITES (Misprints)
 
1965-1966
  900 PARAMECIA or PAREOEANS
 
1964-1965
  817 WYLIE-COATS
  808 WAGONER
 
1963-1964
  796 STRAKE (or STRAIK) (Misprints)
 
1962-1963
  738 ANAESTHETIC
  734 NASALITY
  730 ARCH-PIRATE
 
1961-1962
  694 OSIRIS (Printer’s Devilry)
  686 FEMALE
  669 DRUM
  647 MADCAP
 
1960-1961
  624 PSYCHIATER (DLM)
  608 CUSTOMER
 
1951 (2)
  172 GARNISHER
  171 SERINGAS
 


Annual Honours record of G. R. Webb
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2000-20010 0 1
 
1993-19940 1 2
 
1981-19820 0 1
1980-19810 1 0
1979-19800 1 4
1978-19790 2 1
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 1 0
1969-19700 0 2
1968-19690 2 3
1967-19680 1 3
1966-19670 1 6
1965-19660 1 1
1964-19650 0 2
1963-19640 0 1
1962-19630 1 3
1961-19620 0 4
1960-19610 1 2
 
1951 (2)0 0 2