Clues written by Rev M. R. Metcalf
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Rev M. R. Metcalf1300138013Aug 1974Nov 201844y 3mM. Metcalf
Rev M. Metcalf
M. R. Metcalf
Rev Prebendary M. R. Metcalf
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2017-2018
2386PENNY-A-LINERVHCOne who’s perennially labouring with remuneration finally for length?anag. with n for l, & lit.
2360VIDENDAVHCItems on sightseer’s bucket list, possibly in Virginia, Idaho regionID end in VA
2016-2017
2313PERFECTVHCFierce exercising in gym gets one less tenseanag. less I in PT
2014-2015
2213SOLECISMVHCChristmas mistletoe being brandished? Such impropriety could result with that, mister!comp. anag.
2010-2011
2012BLOATINGVHCSwelling up with boundless joy for earth, it’s what shepherds hearbleating with (j)o(y) for E; Christmas story
2006-2007
1810HARE / POSEUR / SERINETTE (DLM)VHCEngage in animal welfare and become a hero or super eco-warrior because I need to impress and raise interest in organ transplants. 
1989-1990
904VOETGANGERVHCVeldt-going private? Turning livid with PT, he might become that!comp. anag. & lit.
1987-1988
827MICKEY-TAKINGVHCPaddy’s plight from long ago?Mickey taking
1982-1983
543STAYING POWERVHCWhat will make you stop wearyinganag. & lit.
1980-1981
469APLUSTREVHCAn extra, embellishing ends of craft (earlier type)a plus + last letters, & lit.
1979-1980
397BIJOUTERIE (Misprints)VHCSail reverses, that is, round outside bends, etc.beads; outer in jib (rev.) i.e.
1978-1979
362SEA-SOLDIERVHCSailor? See him with foot on land in the warsanag. of sailor see d, & lit.
1976-1977
250Stands the church clock at ten to three? (Anagram)VHCThanks, hard clue setter! On to CCC, heh? 

 
HCs awarded to Rev M. R. Metcalf
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2018-2019
  2421 SPASMODICAL
 
2017-2018
  2390 POISSON D’AVRIL
  2382 STRIPE def. HARLOT (Wrong Number)
 
2016-2017
  2356 PUBLIC SERVANT
 
2015-2016
  2272 SNOWMOBILE
  2257 BUST-UP / PIT-PAT (Right and Left)
 
2014-2015
  2244 AVANT-GARDISTE
  2230 GATES OF DEATH
  2218 FOREIGNER
  2200 BRINDISI
 
2013-2014
  2196 SEMANTRA / TRABEATE (Overlaps)
  2183 SANGRAIL
  2178 PARISON
 
2012-2013
  2126 DESPERATE
  2122 NICETY
  2116 YULETIDE (with jumble of COMEDO) (Christmas Devilry)
 
2011-2012
  2091 SNIFTER
  2087 ROCKET
  2070 MISTREATMENT
  2062 APPLE-KNOCKER
 
2010-2011
  2040 EASTER (Printer’s Devilry)
  2019 OVERAWE / HENOTIC (Right and Left)
  2006 GROAN (Spoonerisms)
 
2009-2010
  1988 PERIQUE
  1984 ORWEL(L)IAN (Doublethink)
  1971 WATERMANSHIP
  1953 TRAUMA (misprint of T) (Misprints)
  1940 SCANT def. SNEAP (Wrong Number)
 
2007-2008
  1840 W(I)NN(I)E-THE-POOH (Letters Latent)
 
2006-2007
  1827 AMAKOSI def. DENUDED (Wrong Number)
  1814 HIPSTER
  1801 RUSE DE GUERRE
  1784 TEARAWAY
 
2005-2006
  1758 BIMBETTE
 
2002-2003
  1615 RUGATE
  1585 SHIATSU
 
2001-2002
  1554 PEARL
  1537 CAFTAN
 
2000-2001
  1485 BOURSE / TIFOSO (Right and Left)
  1472 TORAN (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1999-2000
  1450 PRETENDANT
  1441 Word containing MM displaced by a bug (Millennium Bug)
 
1998-1999
  1387 Dylan Thomas: A Child’s Christmas in Wales (Anagram)
  1385 PANTRIES
 
1997-1998
  1336 STOCKING
 
1996-1997
  1290 NITERIE
  1268 ARGIE-BARGIE
 
1993-1994
  1143 DEATH (Printer’s Devilry)
  1126 CHEATERY
 
1992-1993
  1065 TANDOORI
  1061 MAGIC
 
1991-1992
  1030 PASTILLE
 
1989-1990
  939 A-PER-SE / ESCROC (Right and Left)
  930 SABULOSE
 
1988-1989
  887 MONSTER
  882 DOSSIER
  874 BLUESTOCKING
  862 OFF-AND-ON
 
1987-1988
  835 PROSAICAL
  818 EMBUSQUÉ
 
1986-1987
  762 OBELISE
  744 SKIRL-IN-THE-PAN / COFFEE-DISEASE (Right and Left)
 
1985-1986
  727 WELL-TO-DO
  712 PANTOMIME HORSE
 
1984-1985
  653 INTERNUNCIO
  640 MACHETE
 
1983-1984
  627 AMBIENT
  594 DOINGS
  581 SPADROON def. MAVERICK (Wrong Number)
 
1982-1983
  572 SNAKE-OIL
 
1980-1981
  454 CHRISTMAS BOX
  452 DISSENTERISM
  423 ACCOUTRE
 
1979-1980
  414 UNBOSOMER
  406 BOIL
  393 INTRACARDIAC
 
1978-1979
  332 NUT-CASE
 
1977-1978
  267 MORRIS-DANCE
 
1974-1975
  143 Jingle for BALTHAZAR, MELCHIOR, CASPAR (A jingle)
  127 FRITHSOKEN
 


Annual Honours record of Rev M. R. Metcalf
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2017-20180 2 2
2016-20170 1 1
2015-20160 0 2
2014-20150 1 4
2013-20140 0 3
2012-20130 0 3
2011-20120 0 4
2010-20110 1 3
2009-20100 0 5
 
2007-20080 0 1
2006-20070 1 4
2005-20060 0 1
 
2002-20030 0 2
2001-20020 0 2
2000-20010 0 2
1999-20000 0 2
1998-19990 0 2
1997-19980 0 1
1996-19970 0 2
 
1993-19940 0 2
1992-19930 0 2
1991-19920 0 1
 
1989-19900 1 2
1988-19890 0 4
1987-19880 1 2
1986-19870 0 2
1985-19860 0 2
1984-19850 0 2
1983-19840 0 3
1982-19830 1 1
 
1980-19810 1 3
1979-19800 1 3
1978-19790 1 1
1977-19780 0 1
1976-19770 1 0
 
1974-19750 0 2