Clues written by R. A. Norton
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R. A. Norton90184610Jul 1999Nov 201718y 4m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2012-2013
2144INFERNO (Spoonerisms)VHCThis heather region is not finer on being ‘developed’nether … hot; anag.
2118BLOKEISHVHCLaddish prelate has work cut out circumventing restrictive passageloke in bish(op)
2010-2011
2023CHAMBRANLEVHCOrnate marble chain I found excessive as decoration for fireplaceanag. less I
2007-2008
1856LITAS (Printer’s Devilry)VHCThe too generous host may proffer a large whisky and cal/m all on E 
2004-2005
1685MINO (Printer’s Devilry)Third Theatre team looks forward to ‘Cats’ revival, but is this to/per able? 
2001-2002
1528STROP (Spoonerisms)VHCI downed a red-eye after knocking back classier drinksround a dead-eye; ports (rev.)
2000-2001
1476LIGNIPERDOUSVHCAwkward lie and grip sound disastrous for Woodsanag.
1999-2000
1428CRICETIDVHCHamster perhaps leads to creative reportage involving comic’s atrocious dietfirst letters + anag.
1419SPLODGEVHCA messy distribution and South’s lead promise nothing for EastS + 0 for E in pledge

 
HCs awarded to R. A. Norton
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2017-2018
  2369 FACETIAE
 
2016-2017
  2324 CELEBRATIONS
 
2014-2015
  2248 WAISTLINE
 
2013-2014
  2196 SEMANTRA / TRABEATE (Overlaps)
  2174 CHARET (Printer’s Devilry)
  2148 ZOLLVEREIN
 
2012-2013
  2131 DIVES / MALIK (Right and Left)
  2122 NICETY
  2116 YULETIDE (with jumble of COMEDO) (Christmas Devilry)
  2109 THICKETY
 
2011-2012
  2064 COLD TURKEY
  2058 ROBUST
 
2010-2011
  2040 EASTER (Printer’s Devilry)
  2031 EMBROIDERY
  2010 A COMING OF AGE
 
2009-2010
  1971 WATERMANSHIP
 
2008-2009
  1936 LITMUS TEST
  1906 MORSE
  1893 EARTHY
 
2007-2008
  1879 LITTER BASKET
  1845 UPBRAID
  1840 W(I)NN(I)E-THE-POOH (Letters Latent)
 
2006-2007
  1788 ETHEREAL OILS
  1784 TEARAWAY
 
2005-2006
  1771 PARTERRE
  1762 DUDDERY
  1758 BIMBETTE
  1753 DIAGONAL
  1737 ANIMUS
 
2004-2005
  1711 MINUS
  1689 SYNOD
 
2003-2004
  1667 CLARINI
  1648 MAGIC LANTERN
  1646 BLACK
 
2002-2003
  1619 GISMO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1606 TEOSINTE / INTELSAT (Overlaps)
  1580 MARGENT def. BEETLES (Wrong Number)
  1576 FACADE
  1572 SHIELD-MAY
 
2000-2001
  1506 BARE(-)BONES
  1500 GIT (on board ship) (Ship of Fools)
  1480 SAMARITAN
 
1999-2000
  1441 Word containing MM displaced by a bug (Millennium Bug)
  1433 NEANDERTHAL
  1424 HEIST
  1415 MANATI (Printer’s Devilry)
 


Annual Honours record of R. A. Norton
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2017-20180 0 1
2016-20170 0 1
 
2014-20150 0 1
2013-20140 0 3
2012-20130 2 4
2011-20120 0 2
2010-20110 1 3
2009-20100 0 1
2008-20090 0 3
2007-20080 1 3
2006-20070 0 2
2005-20060 0 5
2004-20051 (0, 0, 1) 0 2
2003-20040 0 3
2002-20030 0 5
2001-20020 1 0
2000-20010 1 3
1999-20000 2 4