Clues written by P. Coles
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P. Coles2001193421Jul 2000Nov 201818y 4mDr P. Coles
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2017-2018
2382STRIPE def. HARLOT (Wrong Number)VHCStrumpet, on vacation, ready with that lash!strumpet; s, t + ripe
2012-2013
2105TITANIC / ICEBERG (Overlaps)VHCShowing sex appeal in leather, very large bird knocked back cold fishit in tan; grebe (rev.)
2100A STITCH IN TIMEVHCSpeedy fix gets this cat playing at the correct tempoanag. + in time
2011-2012
2087ROCKETVHCDicky ticker – love might make this one race!comp. anag.
2062APPLE-KNOCKERVHCRube dips foreign bread in pork with pecan nutslek in anag.
2049PARTY-POOPERVHCclue lost, see Slip no 2053
2045CATENATEVHCLinked, as ‘Tate’ perhaps with ‘cane’ looselyanag.; ref. sugar company
2010-2011
2036AL CONTOThirdTraining via this could be vocational, with courses priced separatelycomp. anag.
2019OVERAWE / HENOTIC (Right and Left)VHCCow or ewe cooked with odd bits of veal serving to make one nice hot stew?anag. incl. v, a; anag.
2010A COMING OF AGEVHCBreaking of German Enigma by one early pair of computers gives something to celebrate!a + co + anag. incl. G; ref. Bletchley Park
1992FOULARDVHCA square covering La Dame’s head?La in four + D, & lit.
2009-2010
1967SUBORDINATELYVHCIn the manner of an inferior sandwich, prepared ‘to a New York deli recipe’sub + anag. incl. NY, r
1953TRAUMA (misprint of T) (Misprints)VHCDance forgotten, Travolta encountering Thurman’s shocked starestate; Tra(volta) + Uma; ref. film ‘Pulp Fiction’
1949PALFRENIERVHCGroom finds diva under student in bizarre opera – not The Ring!L + (Mirella) Freni in anag. less o
2008-2009
1910BARPERSONVHCOne of indeterminate gender pouring out Britney Spears’ songs could be this sissy gentcomp. anag.
1897WASH-OUTVHCLulu, with a hit of hersw a ‘Shout’; ref. pop singer
2007-2008
1879LITTER BASKETVHCBin this 7 down, right? ‘And lit’ works even better, done with a bit of stylecomp. anag. incl r
1858HUMONGOUSVHCEnormous burden’s sound to leave in another’s keepinghum + go in onus
2004-2005
1700FIVE-O’CLOCK SHADOWVHCI shoved a cow and flock scattered, exposing a bit of stubbleanag.
1698CROSSTIEVHCTension on railways is maintained by this baffling cost riseanag.

 
HCs awarded to P. Coles
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2018-2019
  2421 SPASMODICAL
  2417 ALTARAGE / PROPOSAL (Right and Left)
  2412 UBIQUARIAN
 
2017-2018
  2399 CHARMEUSE
  2395 PURITANISM
  2376 SOW(PIASTRE)ENS (Christmas Pudding)
 
2016-2017
  2351 RHAGADES
 
2015-2016
  2296 IMPROPERLY
 
2014-2015
  2235 CHOCK-A-BLOCK
 
2012-2013
  2135 LOB
  2126 DESPERATE
  2122 NICETY
  2113 PICAROON
 
2011-2012
  2074 BENNET
  2070 MISTREATMENT
  2053 PERISHER def. ESTIMATE (Wrong Number)
 
2010-2011
  2040 EASTER (Printer’s Devilry)
  2000 TWO THOUSAND
  1997 FADO
 
2009-2010
  1984 ORWEL(L)IAN (Doublethink)
  1979 FAR-OUT
  1962 ANADEM
  1945 PRISON
 
2008-2009
  1936 LITMUS TEST
  1932 NINE-TO-FIVE
  1923 ELLIPTIC
  1918 PALAMPORE
 
2007-2008
  1853 ANTIQUITARIAN
  1836 POSTHASTE
 
2006-2007
  1806 INEBRIANT
 
2003-2004
  1641 GADGETEER
 
2002-2003
  1606 TEOSINTE / INTELSAT (Overlaps)
  1572 SHIELD-MAY
 
2000-2001
  1467 CANAPÉ
 


Annual Honours record of P. Coles
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VHCsHCsPosition
2017-20180 1 3
2016-20170 0 1
2015-20160 0 1
2014-20150 0 1
 
2012-20130 2 4
2011-20120 4 3 26
2010-20111 (0, 0, 1) 3 3 15
2009-20100 3 4
2008-20090 2 4
2007-20080 2 2
2006-20070 0 1
 
2004-20050 2 0
2003-20040 0 1
2002-20030 0 2
 
2000-20010 0 1