Clues written by M. H. E. Watson
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M. H. E. Watson1600165516Aug 1974Jun 201540y 10m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1996-1997
1273SIPOREXVHCBit of rump I expose, no end wobbly – builders’ stock-in-tradeanag. less e
1992-1993
1069(P)OSTICHE (Headpieces)VHCPity to enmesh poetic line in superfluous ornamentationstich in woe
1989-1990
900(C)HARLATANIS(M) (Letters Latent)VHCSham medicine – e.g. it might be ‘Art as Healing’comp. anag.
1988-1989
869HOLD-UPSVHCEggcup scare, and farming-group suffers ——; delaying tactics requiredi.e. hold ‘ups’
844THEOLOGASTER (Misprints)VHCRelax – forget R.I. – let go – to err is ah (swallow) divineshallow; anag. less R.I.
1987-1988
792DISTHENE (Printer’s Devilry)VHCBra in wash? The liar! The min/x posed, revealing all 
1985-1986
731STRINGVHCIf thong is strong, here’s thing to tiei.e. thing is string
722SUPERNACULUMVHCUse calm run-up to disguise a bumperanag.
714MOTEVHCTake seconds of smoked cod – steak helping’s a very small portionsecond letters
1984-1985
679ESTOVER (Printer’s Devilry)VHCDropping in plate some rude lin/gerie merged with collection 
675CONSTERNATEVHCNavratilova’s first heavy slices cover England’s No. 1 in dismayN stern in coat E
631INTERLOCKVHCTo neck with flirt (peeled) without restraint?anag. incl. (f)lir(t), & lit.
1981-1982
506ELANET (Printer’s Devilry)VHCJust draw picture’s qu/intessential colours later 
1980-1981
443STEEPLECROWNVHCWitchcraft makes crone sweep ends of rat tail into itanag. incl. t, l & lit.
1976-1977
249RUDOLPH THE REINDEERVHCOriginally butt of mean herd, hero with red end of nose lit upanag. incl n & lit.; originally = innovatively
1974-1975
127FRITHSOKENVHCCould be Kentish for what Becket sought at Canterburyanag.

 
HCs awarded to M. H. E. Watson
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2014-2015
  2244 AVANT-GARDISTE
 
2008-2009
  1908 WE THREE KINGS
 
2006-2007
  1804 CLOTHES SENSE (Spoonerisms)
 
2005-2006
  1737 ANIMUS
 
2004-2005
  1685 MINO (Printer’s Devilry)
 
2003-2004
  1676 CRINGE-MAKING
  1672 IMPASTOS (Spoonerisms)
  1654 CRESCENT / ENTHRALS (Overlaps)
  1641 GADGETEER
  1624 BELAY
 
2001-2002
  1537 CAFTAN
 
2000-2001
  1506 BARE(-)BONES
  1480 SAMARITAN
 
1998-1999
  1367 SANBENITOS
 
1997-1998
  1360 BOG-ASPHODEL
 
1995-1996
  1247 PREDICANT
  1234 AVANT-PROPOS
  1220 CASSANDRA
 
1994-1995
  1186 GRISELDA
 
1993-1994
  1130 AGRESTAL
 
1991-1992
  1026 LET-OFF
 
1990-1991
  974 AVANT-PROPOS
 
1989-1990
  922 REFORMADO
 
1988-1989
  878 MOUSEPIECE
 
1987-1988
  835 PROSAICAL
  827 MICKEY-TAKING
  801 LINCHET
  796 UPHOLSTERY
 
1986-1987
  750 SALMAGUNDY (THLMAGUY/OULMAGUY) (750 themed clue)
  740 ESCADRILLE
 
1985-1986
  718 FLO(GG)IN(G) (Letters Latent)
  712 PANTOMIME HORSE
  709 GINGER
  701 BALUSTRADE
  683 BANISH
 
1984-1985
  653 INTERNUNCIO
 
1983-1984
  622 SIMP (Printer’s Devilry)
  590 MINEVER
 
1982-1983
  572 SNAKE-OIL
  568 TETHER (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1980-1981
  454 CHRISTMAS BOX
  439 LINGA (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1979-1980
  406 BOIL
 
1976-1977
  238 CRAMBOJINGLE
 
1975-1976
  178 A(U)G(U)ST (Letters Latent)
  165 Lance, pompano, bonito, porbeagle, thornback, menhaden, albacore, huso (Anagram)
 
1972-1973
  50 CORPULE(N)T (Letters Latent)
  40 FANTOCCINI
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1143 MORGIANA
  1110 IMPERSONATE
 
1969-1970
  1093 MARTINET
 
1968-1969
  1054 PINACOTHECA
 
1966-1967
  929 AMPHITHEATRE
  924 MIMESTER / PECULATE (Right and Left)
  920 ARISTATE (Printer’s Devilry)
 


Annual Honours record of M. H. E. Watson
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2014-20150 0 1
 
2008-20090 0 1
 
2006-20070 0 1
2005-20060 0 1
2004-20050 0 1
2003-20040 0 5
 
2001-20020 0 1
2000-20010 0 2
 
1998-19990 0 1
1997-19980 0 1
1996-19970 1 0
1995-19960 0 2
1994-19950 0 1
1993-19940 0 1
1992-19930 1 0
1991-19920 0 1
1990-19910 0 1
1989-19900 1 1
1988-19890 2 1
1987-19880 1 4
1986-19870 0 2
1985-19860 3 5
1984-19850 3 1
1983-19840 0 2
1982-19830 0 2
1981-19820 1 0
1980-19810 1 2
1979-19800 0 1
 
1976-19770 1 1
1975-19760 0 2
1974-19750 1 0
 
1972-19730 0 2
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 0 2
1969-19700 0 1
1968-19690 0 1
 
1966-19670 0 3