Clues written by G. Perry
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G. Perry45263711553Feb 1948Dec 201567y 10m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2005-2006
1753DIAGONALVHCBoth corners are connected with this struggle in ringagon in dial
2003-2004
1672IMPASTOS (Spoonerisms)VHCKeats on dope? That’s amiss – pot not in order!coats on deep; anag.
1637AMNESICVHCWho’s likely to forget cinema’s ‘Rocky’?anag.
2002-2003
1576FACADEVHCIn Golf Academy Show Montgomerie’s drive is restricted by slicehidden, & ca’ in fade
2000-2001
1502RAPPELVHCOn making comeback famous conductor lacks depth in ‘Drum Roll’Leppar(d) (rev.)
1480SAMARITANVHCUndated pottery discovered in Minnesota: phone specialist for advicesa + arita in Mn
1476LIGNIPERDOUSVHCVarying our leg spin I’d like to be attacking stumpsanag.
1999-2000
1459GREATEST (Spoonerisms)FirstTop tip nobbled at St Leger – length shorttip-top: anag. less l
1997-1998
1346PHARISEEVHCHeep’s air masked a sanctimonious hypocriteanag.; ref. Uriah H.
1336STOCKINGVHCWise man behind manger’s bending over gifts’ recipient at Nativitycot’s (rev.) + King
1996-1997
1300OXFORD (extra O) (Extra Letter)VHCCambridge’s lead lost – cox gets too cross in wet – opposition’s home!to; (C)ox ford
1290NITERIEVHCHot spot with temperature between Ulster and Republic risingt between NI and Eire (rev.)
1995-1996
1229GRUPPETTOVHCTurn up favourite tenor in Groveup pet t in Gro.
1203CLERICALISMVHCMinisters’ undue influence is crime – call for reshuffleanag.
1994-1995
1194DONETVHCDid it show practice to avoid where English is concerned?E in don’t, & lit.
1169BLITHE / URSINE (Right and Left)ThirdAfter pub’s closing drunken fellow’s merry like bear i.e. runs amokb lit he; anag.
1993-1994
1147MAYDAYVHCThere are always openers for dancers in my festivalay + da in my
1108GREENVHCWhere bowling is concerned endless energy is wasted in meagre English showinganag. less y, hidden
1992-1993
1084PIERCEABLE / SALESGIRL (DLM)VHCTo arrow prone, I’d be a priceless mate;
O peerless Gail, I’m one who’d trade his state!
 
1990-1991
961WAVESONVHCWhat’s presently coming up with a ship half submerged?a ves(sel) in now (rev.), & lit.
1988-1989
878MOUSEPIECEVHCBlack eye needs slice cut from beefmouse piece
1987-1988
816POTLACH (with extra O in word) (Extra letter)ThirdTime to celebrate win – spinner has last four out for a duckpot Lach(esis) 0
805LITOTESVHCWhat one can make of Aristotle without a second in Greek – not a lot perhaps?anag. less a r
1986-1987
779MISSING LINKVHCAlmost human character is nigh on unique in small animalis singl(e) in mink
1983-1984
618CRETISMFirstMister C’s inexactitude?anag. & lit.; ref. Churchill
1982-1983
559EMBASEVHCTo bring down Maggie’s last as well as first essential – Foote M base
530PROMETALVHCCast iron trampoline lacking in bouncescomp. anag. & lit.
Ximenes competitions
1966-1967
949BROWSINGVHCReading (parts of): transport system due to engulf southS in BR owing
936MINI SKIRTSVHCScanty garments impress no end—pity I’m had upstrik(e) sin I’m (rev.)
1965-1966
873VETERANSVHCE. g. X’s older solvers star even with Carte Blancheanag.; C.B. = freedom and ref. title of puzzle
1964-1965
821SOMERSETSecondSeveral on right go down: more than one will in this Housesome r set; wills kept in S. House
808WAGONERVHCBarkis was willing—pledge sent about iton (adj.) in wager; Barkis, a carter, was “willin’” to marry Peggotty in D. Copperfield
1963-1964
804DETRUNCATEVHCHow to shape untreated conifer topanag. incl. c(onifer) & lit.
1961-1962
669DRUMVHCCaptain urged England in extremity to use this ridge to beat Australian bunch4 mngs.; Drake’s Drum
1960-1961
612CARGO (Misprints)VHCWhat’s driven with energy should reach the holehold; car go; ref. golf
1958-1959
538BANISHINGVHCBeing thrown out from bar, I croon drunkenly, “Not enough brandy about an’ running out of Scotch too!”ban I ‘shing’, an’ + ish in bing(o)
1957-1958
456PLAFONDVHCWhat’s overhead? Satellite no network picked up before todaypla(net) + fond (obs. vb.); ref. Sputnik, launched Oct 1957
443HALF-SEAS-OVERThirdIn mid-ocean—Drifting—S.O.S.—Have flare lit upanag., 2 defs.; lit up = drunk
1955-1956
360WRINKLE / EGG-BIRD (Right and Left)SecondRoughly wrenlike apart from tail tip set on feathered body; this is roughly gull-likeanag. less e; egg2 bird
1953 (2)
249BALMVHCTo preserve half-boot use newspaper padding—you won’t need a second pairBal(aa)m, 2 defs.; press slang
1953 (1)
217DEPOSITVHCLay: old song about series of heroic eventsepos in dit1
1950 (2)
149DOMESTICSecondPoet’s last sentence—The unfinished verse is not for the publicdome (= doom, Spens.) + stic(h)
1950 (1)
126RASPBERRYVHCSpar tossed about by swell may be the result of the gods’ hostilityanag. + berry (= swell); gods = theatre gallery
1948 (1)
75PETROLEUSESVHCParisiennes burning with rage at gold turned over to the French customspet + or (rev.) + le + uses
69MISANTHROPEVHCMixing metaphors in society is anathema to himanag.

 
HCs awarded to G. Perry
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2015-2016
  2272 SNOWMOBILE
 
2007-2008
  1856 LITAS (Printer’s Devilry)
 
2006-2007
  1792 APPALOOSA / ESTAMINET (Right and Left)
 
2005-2006
  1775 ROUGH-AND-READY
 
2004-2005
  1707 GALENA (Definition of Anagram)
 
2003-2004
  1663 ARMAMENTARIA
  1659 SCAREDY-CAT
  1650 SAPHENA
  1648 MAGIC LANTERN
  1641 GADGETEER
  1624 BELAY
 
2002-2003
  1611 LEISLER
  1606 TEOSINTE / INTELSAT (Overlaps)
  1572 SHIELD-MAY
 
2001-2002
  1563 SLYBOOTS
  1541 CHUPRASSY
 
2000-2001
  1515 SNIDE
  1494 MARATHON
 
1999-2000
  1450 PRETENDANT
  1446 NEWSPAPERDOM
  1419 SPLODGE
  1415 MANATI (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1998-1999
  1411 LOOK-SEE
  1406 CHASSEPOT
  1394 BERGAMOT
  1367 SANBENITOS
 
1997-1998
  1342 ALIENS / RAPINE (Right and Left)
  1329 PITHOS
  1325 UPROOTAL
  1322 CARPET
  1316 FINGERLICKIN’
 
1996-1997
  1307 AGILE (Spoonerisms)
  1303 PONIARD
  1273 SIPOREX
  1264 TREDRILLE / FERVOROUS (Right and Left)
  1260 OUT-AND-OUT
 
1995-1996
  1247 PREDICANT
  1232 The world is too much with us; late and soon (Anagram)
  1220 CASSANDRA
 
1994-1995
  1200 Nine letter word (C and T latent) (Letters Latent)
  1190 DENARIUS
  1186 GRISELDA
  1181 SLADE
  1180 COLD TURKEY
  1165 YAPSTER
  1161 ADIAPHORON
 
1993-1994
  1139 BENJAMIN
  1113 EMPLASTRUM
 
1992-1993
  1078 KIRBEH
 
1991-1992
  1026 LET-OFF
  1004 OIL PAINTINGS
 
1990-1991
  974 AVANT-PROPOS
  965 EARBASH def. NECKLET (Wrong Number)
  956 SPEAR-SIDE
 
1989-1990
  917 HOOLIGANISM
  908 INDIGO (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1988-1989
  887 MONSTER
  868 ROLAND (2 clues + def. of contents) (Parcels)
  862 OFF-AND-ON
  857 REDCAP / NICETY (Right and Left)
 
1985-1986
  722 SUPERNACULUM
  692 FIDIBUS def. PRICKET (Wrong Number)
 
1984-1985
  662 BARGE-COUPLE
 
1983-1984
  622 SIMP (Printer’s Devilry)
  603 FIGULINE
  585 FLABELLIFORM
  581 SPADROON def. MAVERICK (Wrong Number)
 
1982-1983
  534 DODGEM
 
1978-1979
  358 UPSTART def. NON-TERM (Wrong Number)
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1143 MORGIANA
 
1968-1969
  1049 SLANGWHANGER
  1041 TEA-LEAD
 
1967-1968
  1000 THOUSAND
  989 GRENADINE
  980 OMNIBUSES
 
1966-1967
  945 OBLITERATE
  935 MALAPROP
  933 COTTABUS
  924 MIMESTER / PECULATE (Right and Left)
 
1965-1966
  882 SNAPDRAGON
  878 ENTOMOSTRACA
 
1964-1965
  856 RODOMONTADE
  812 ABRUPT / TISANE (Right and Left)
 
1963-1964
  760 METAMORPHOSE
 
1962-1963
  738 ANAESTHETIC
  730 ARCH-PIRATE
 
1961-1962
  651 NIPCHEESE
  647 MADCAP
 
1960-1961
  642 SEETHER (Printer’s Devilry)
  634 BEDSTEAD
  624 PSYCHIATER (DLM)
  600 The Light Brigade, noble Six Hundred (Anagram)
  595 INORNATE / OMADHAUN (Right and Left)
 
1959-1960
  573 SCAPEGALLOWS
 
1958-1959
  519 RIDICULE (DLM)
  512 NAYLOR (Libel)
  495 PARTISAN
 
1957-1958
  482 LEASING-MAKER
  473 LISSOME (Printer’s Devilry)
  469 DAISY
  460 ASTONISHMENT (Misprints)
  447 TOUSLE
 
1956-1957
  415 When the snow lay round about (Anagram)
  400 Word with 400 theme (Quatercentenary)
 
1954 (1)
  269 ASCENT
  267 TRADE
 
1953 (1)
  209 ELAPSION def. IMPERIAL (Wrong Number)
 
1950 (2)
  153 SAMISENS
  151 OPEN-SESAME
 
1950 (1)
  123 LEECHES
  121 SNAPSHOT
  118 MARAVEDI
 
1949 (2)
  115 MISNOMER
 
1949 (1)
  103 MOSES
  95 SPOONER
 


Annual Honours record of G. Perry
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2015-20160 0 1
 
2007-20080 0 1
2006-20070 0 1
2005-20060 1 1
2004-20050 0 1
2003-20040 2 5
2002-20030 1 3
2001-20020 0 2
2000-20010 3 2
1999-20001 (1, 0, 0) 0 4
1998-19990 0 4
1997-19980 2 5
1996-19970 2 5
1995-19960 2 3
1994-19951 (0, 0, 1) 1 7
1993-19940 2 2
1992-19930 1 1
1991-19920 0 2
1990-19910 1 3
1989-19900 0 2
1988-19890 1 4
1987-19881 (0, 0, 1) 1 0
1986-19870 1 0
1985-19860 0 2
1984-19850 0 1
1983-19841 (1, 0, 0) 0 4
1982-19830 2 1
 
1978-19790 0 1
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 0 1
 
1968-19690 0 2
1967-19680 0 3
1966-19670 2 4
1965-19660 1 2
1964-19651 (0, 1, 0) 1 2
1963-19640 1 1
1962-19630 0 2
1961-19620 1 2
1960-19610 1 5
1959-19600 0 1
1958-19590 1 3
1957-19581 (0, 0, 1) 1 5
1956-19570 0 2
1955-19561 (0, 1, 0) 0 0
 
1954 (1)0 0 2
1953 (2)0 1 0
1953 (1)0 1 1
 
1950 (2)1 (0, 1, 0) 0 2
1950 (1)0 1 3
1949 (2)0 0 1
1949 (1)0 0 2
 
1948 (1)0 2 0