Clues written by E. J. Burge
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E. J. Burge165618141220189Dec 1963May 200844y 5m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2007-2008
1866BINGEVHCJag being serviced … big end mainly needing repairanag. & anag. less d
1849AUXESISVHCUnsettled tax issue – taxpayer initially rejected increaseanag. less t
1840W(I)NN(I)E-THE-POOH (Letters Latent)VHCMobile phone now the popular present for children?anag.
2006-2007
1806INEBRIANTVHCCausing intoxication at inn with ‘bier’ when abroadanag.; bier (Ger.) = beer
2005-2006
1766GEST (Printer’s Devilry)VHCProducer sta/r avers ‘Farces at their best in the Aldwych’ref. Ben Travers
1752MIDWINTERVHCEngland finally merit win … but abroad? It’s the time to think of the better days!anag. incl d; ref. fluctuating fortunes of English cricket team
1750PLOUGHMANVHCNeeding vessel to round lake, master the tillerlough M in pan
2004-2005
1715RELEASE / RASPING (Right and Left)VHCPolitical slant in newspaper badly playing issue about rentspin in rag; re lease
1694MISINTERPRETVHCPervert getting disciplined term (with PE) in stiranag.
2003-2004
1672IMPASTOS (Spoonerisms)VHCTough for the state when bombing stops aimstuff.. Tate; anag.; ref plans for new government in Iraq
1659SCAREDY-CATVHCCoward? Start of career traced, say, in The Vortexanag. incl. c; ref Noel C.
1648MAGIC LANTERNVHCLag met narc in stir. Case for screening?anag.
1641GADGETEERVHCNovel egg-timer idea? I’m one to get carried away!anag. less I’m I, & lit.
1628ENCOMIONVHCOrder men in circle round CO for a speech of conmmendationCO in anag. incl. O
2002-2003
1615RUGATEVHC‘Wrinkly’ class the old loathe being put inug in rate
1606TEOSINTE / INTELSAT (Overlaps)VHCThe long grass hampered titan Elsanag.; ref. Ernie E., SA Golfer
2001-2002
1559THEOLOGASTERThirdTogs with tear and hole, badly worn. Inferior material for the cloth?anag.
1528STROP (Spoonerisms)VHCThought of song? Sort out at pianosort of thong; anag. + p
1524INGRATITUDEVHCArt guide in time breaks down lack of appreciationanag. incl. t
1519CARRY-ONVHCGrant acting to secure run for ‘Much ado about nothing’?r in Cary on
2000-2001
1511DEEP-SEATEDThirdTeased with spin, hooked to outfield … firmly helddeep + anag.
1506BARE(-)BONESVHCRakes in the past uncovered mortal remainsbare bones
1502RAPPELVHCLet oneself down losing head in viva about degree coursePPE in (o)ral
1500GIT (on board ship) (Ship of Fools)VHCThe crew’s on it going to and fro in the seaBRIGANGITTINE; gang it ti in brine
1494MARATHONVHCIn which we work more than a bit of energy offanag. less E, & lit.
1492The year that Columbus discovered America (Anagram)ThirdChristmas over, I had ‘cure’ maybe – date to clue. 
1489FRONT-BENCHERVHCFrench T-bone restrictions initially upset minister?anag. incl. r
1472TORAN (Printer’s Devilry)VHCClue-writer’s ‘worker’ could be ‘bee’ (the insec/t) 
1467CANAPÉVHCSpecial calling – a feature of the cloth in the Churcha nap in CE
1999-2000
1454GET-UPSecondReduce gut with PE equipmentanag.
1439JOHN CANOEVHCH. Cronje on a roll runs out West Indian setting off boisterous celebrationsanag. less r; ref. Hansie C., SA cricket captain
1437MISTLETOEVHCMoët? It’s the French bottled stuff attracting Christmas smackersanag. incl. le
1998-1999
1411LOOK-SEEVHCBook missing from library stock discovered in general inspection(b)ooks in Lee
1406CHASSEPOTVHC‘Top/second’ chase involved Arsenal man from Franceanag. incl. s; ref. Premiership race, A. Wenger
1398PERMETHRINVHCBy means of this, miner is wiped out, destroyedper + anag. less is, & lit.; miner insect
1385PANTRIESVHCPlaces for supplies in loco parentisanag.; ref. supply teachers
1997-1998
1351NEATEN (Printer’s Devilry)ThirdWhat worries batsman’s ha/d attacking a bad patch 
1342ALIENS / RAPINE (Right and Left)VHCBarbarians playing in Sale nip ear in scrum, taking possession unlawfullyanag.; anag.
1338SMART ALECVHCHe thinks he can’t go wrong, having atlas with Merc in rallyanag.
1316FINGERLICKIN’VHCParticularly used in KFC ‘one liner’ – with ‘good’anag. incl. g, & lit.
1312REST-CUREVHCA health service on and on about potential cutsanag. in re, re
1996-1997
1300OXFORD (extra O) (Extra Letter)VHCA goodly group place something in collecting-box for down-and-outsgodly; hidden; ref. Q. Group
1294TRANSENNASecondPartition in Church promoted in Nantes violently overturnedran in anag.; ref revocation of Edict of Nantes (1685) by Louis XIV
1290NITERIEVHCOne going in ten knocked up runs. That’s where bouncers will be employedI in anag. + r + i.e.
1281ABLUTOMANEVHCBL name auto failing – an eccentric washer!anag.
1273SIPOREXVHCPose Rix displayed in farce? Walls possibly showed early use of itanag.; ref. Brian R., Tom W., farceurs
1268ARGIE-BARGIEVHCSun rises over Eiger, a big overciouded object, making quite a sceneRa (rev.) + anag.; object verb
1260OUT-AND-OUTVHCDismissed one’s hesitancy – when not getting bowled comprehensively!out an dou(b)t; ref some batsmen’s reluctance to ‘walk’
1995-1996
1255CATAFALCOVHCDeveloped a flat during drive in Highlands county. Suitable stage for a stiff ‘un?anag. in cal Co.
1232The world is too much with us; late and soon (Anagram)VHCO star! Was it thou who so led men unto Child? 
1994-1995
1194DONETVHCWhacked culprit’s rear? Many a schoolboy learnt from it (no longer fashionable)done + t
1180COLD TURKEYVHCClue try KO’d in rescheduling. It’s usually post-Christmas Day fareanag.; ref. closing date for comp.
1178BOOTLEGVHCFlog Dogbolter after case is carried for prohibition?anag. less D, r, & lit.; D, real ale
1174DINGLE-DANGLEVHCA drop could be gladdening heart of reveller after refreshmentanag. incl. el, drop = pendant
1165YAPSTERVHCDog tip pays, with backing returns yielding potsanag. + ret(urns) (rev.)
1993-1994
1139BENJAMINVHCThe bowler: once menswear in the City preservejam in Benin
1126CHEATERYVHCDo year with tech for practice of craftanag.
1122BASILIANVHCOne residing in abode, rarely seen, following saint bound by pledge?S in bail + a in in2, & lit.
1117STAMNOS (3 Consecutive Letters)VHCOld crock’s sans MOT. Is that in order? Nope?anag.
1100CONCORDANCEVHCWhat’s possibly tapped in support of study on Homer?con cor dance & lit.
1992-1993
1095STINKVHCThe fuss produced by science master when eclipse of sun occurs!stinks less s
1091SAPSAGO (Spoonerisms)ThirdWhat Brum prefer to see: action coming up on uplift to Bull Ringpas (rev. ) + gas (rev.) + 0; some… Brie
1087OLD SOLDIERVHCGrant? Bank it for a useful returnref. Ulysses G. & bottle banks
1084PIERCEABLE / SALESGIRL (DLM)VHC‘I care’ bleeps my heart. (That arrow can be thrilling!)
The lass I, Reg, long most for? She’s the goods prepared for billing
 
1078KIRBEHVHCDrink charge not established. What needs to be watertight possibly stretched?kir beh(est); ref overstated evidence
1074DEMIREPVHCAllowing for lift I’m acquiring runs in the outfield – I’m known as a hookerI’m (rev. ) + r in deep
1069(P)OSTICHE (Headpieces)VHCScores with hit (square cut) – tho’ specially positioned, extra cover inevitably strandedanag. less s; stranded = consisting of strands
1061MAGICVHCThere’s backing for the school in a hundred producing exceptional resultsgam (rev. ) + i’ C
1991-1992
1008SPORTSCASTER (Misprints)FirstWine’s one drawn from the box. Start process with a tapVine; anag.; ref. David V.
1004OIL PAINTINGSThirdInitials ‘P.G.’ on tips? They can be seen in a particular section of Sainsbury’sanag.; ref Sainsbury wing of Nat. Gallery
995STASIMA (Printer’s Devilry)VHCDrowning man sees life’s pa/ges flash before him 
1990-1991
991BRASH (or BRUSH)ThirdForward head butting in for a time in bath?ras for a t in bath
987IRON CURTAINVHCDrop of the hard stuff? It’s often downed during interval in theatredrop = theatre curtain
969BUNTERVHCBrutal north-east winds. A line blown away. Woman collecting clothes in tattersanag. less a l
965EARBASH def. NECKLET (Wrong Number)ThirdTo go on in the Snowy Mountain region he’s arranged to ‘chain’ the vehiclechain; arba in anag.
1989-1990
934LACE-UPSVHCCapsule incorrectly programmed: supporters at ground level undone before ‘take off’anag.
930SABULOSEVHC‘It’s so blue, with waves …’ (Contrived description of seaside feature?)SA + anag.
922REFORMADOVHCI lost control of company ‘E type’ in winding road. (No longer in service?)E farm in anag.
913ARCHIBALDVHCAfter discharge I had empty barrel going up in the airarc + anag. incl. b(arre)l, & lit.
904VOETGANGERVHCGet hangover after losing head when drunk? I’ll get my marching orders!anag. less h; marching orders = dismissal
900(C)HARLATANIS(M) (Letters Latent)VHCRain halts a game – the paying customers could feel cheated by itanag.; game = crippled
895TONE DEAFVHCUnable to judge the pitch and with feet out of line bags a duckO in anag.
1988-1989
887MONSTERVHCOne ‘getting away’ in stream, on being put around becomes ‘a whopper’!anag. less a; ref. fishermen’s tales
868ROLAND (2 clues + def. of contents) (Parcels)VHCCouncil put dog on to catch rat – restaurant orbit’s devastatedlandtag, bistro; land + tag; anag.
862OFF-AND-ONSecondOccasionally leave gets cancelled for sailorabandon with off for AB
857REDCAP / NICETY (Right and Left)VHC‘Duke’ in fluctuating race leading to President – one needing to work on platform, yet in forefront of cause for change, refinementd in anag. + P, ref. Dukakis; anag. incl. c
853DEBACLEVHCThis absorbing bit of mail could become becalmed? Disaster!anag. less m
849VISITEVHCI’ve loosely surrounded a dame (Well, not any more)Sit(well) in anag. & lit.
844THEOLOGASTER (Misprints)VHC‘Lost heart … ego shattered …’ (Hardly material for hope!)pope; anag.
840SONDEVHCThis provides material for what can be done crudely with a bit of seaweedanag. incl. s, & lit.
1987-1988
835PROSAICALVHCGet duck in April (start of cricket), as badly prepared? Not having feet in line?0 in anag. incl. c; metrical feet
831COOLABAH (Spoonerisms)VHCSchool head dismissed – falsely ‘possessing’ a degree. Beak could be cracked by itcreek … backed; a BA in anag. less s
823SARBACANEVHCTube? – No good when out of breath a cab nears… wave for itanag.
818EMBUSQUÉVHCRequirement for doctor? Wretched queues all round. Might get slacker with government cashMB in anag.; ref. NHS cash crisis
809DOLCE VITAThirdOval cited for redevelopment. Is it the end of the swingers?anag.
805LITOTESVHCTie lost (given thrashing). ‘Not one of our better games’ (representative)anag.
792DISTHENE (Printer’s Devilry)FirstOverhauling old fishing tackle, I’ve managed to check the ro/t OK 
1986-1987
783CAMPESINOFirstGet the odd peso? I can – working in farm far awaym in anag., & lit.
770HERMITSVHCIs taking part in manoeuvres with the Royal Marines for those outside normal society?anag. incl. RM
766GUBBINSVHCWhat’s produced by bib’s trimming, among other pieces?anag. in guns, & lit.; g. = fish shavings, see Brewer
764CHILDERMASThirdHaving drunk mild, he’s with car – reminder of killer at Christmas-time neededanag.; ref. drink drive campaigns
757ETHEROMANIAC (Misprints)VHCI take skiff for a trip, working oar in the Cam with energyB + anag.; sniff
750SALMAGUNDY (THLMAGUY/OULMAGUY) (750 themed clue)VHCOdd characters in hotel out to mark one chap’s miscellany of offeringsh, t, l anag. + m, a, guy; ref. AZ dinner
744SKIRL-IN-THE-PAN / COFFEE-DISEASE (Right and Left)VHCCurling rink plan hits English – produces audible accompaniment of ‘What’s cooking?’, ‘a growing curse,’ ‘cease!’, ‘off!’ … (English ‘side’ must be upset!)anag. incl. E; anag. incl.E
740ESCADRILLEVHCQuite a few high-fliers cease to be excited about what is purely routinedrill in anag.
1985-1986
705MUSICOTHERAPYVHCIncluded in my treatment of upset – a choir?anag. in my & lit.
1984-1985
670TURNIP-FLEAVHCPart with fuel in bursts? Hopper in plant could doanag.
666Any word; subsidiary indication omits an animal (Beasts)VHCScoff the French food at Toulon, for examplera(tatou)ille
653INTERNUNCIOVHCI go from side to side coming out of inn – Cointreau leaving one tipsyanag. less a
649AUSTRALORPFirstMassage at parlour’s for Sydney’s heavy layer, perhapsanag.
631INTERLOCKVHCEngage Rentokil (with treatment) to contain first sign of ConiophoraC in anag.; ref. fungus producing wood rot
1983-1984
622SIMP (Printer’s Devilry)Third‘Alert! Wa/r events’ – Extraref. Wasim Bari, Pakistan wicket-keeper
610DOUBLETHINKVHCLine judge required. Qualification – ability to accept simultaneously contrary opinionsdouble (heraldry) + think
1982-1983
572SNAKE-OILVHCInadequate preparation is almost evident in what we ploughnake(d) in soil
559EMBASEVHCBees excited with jam when top’s removed – there’s cause to go to pot!anag. incl. (j)am
552NOURICE-FEEVHCGiving treatment to cure one (with NHS provision) – that has been nurse’s rewardanag. incl. I in no fee
547GLEEMANVHCSlippery customer, getting reverse, is held by criminal investigator. He’s associated with snatcheseel (rev.) in G-man
543STAYING POWERVHCPony with grit and energy was broken – a requirement for keeping on!anag. incl. e
538INGRAINVHCGetting last two out, Garner in one burst is fast and penetratinganag. less er
1981-1982
525PABOUCHEVHC‘I’m worn after day’s work’ – Dad, before getting corked (anticipating ferment)pa + bouché
517IMMORTELLEVHCHeads of industry might say in old plant: ‘This plant will dry up resisting change’i m + tell in more
513ETYMOLOGICONVHCRound 1 – gloomy Conteh almost out. That explains origin of language used!I in anag. less h; ref. John C., boxer
491SEVENTY-EIGHTVHCI require needles (to get in the groove) less often nowadays – they get veins deformedanag.
1980-1981
460SWOOPVHCCircle in suddenly – in descent (of course)O in swop, & lit.; down word
456BALADINEVHCTo get a meal from the edge of the lake – quack! (calling for a feed?)Bala, dine
452DISSENTERISMVHCFound wanting in ‘public relations,’ printers missed out (chapel’s belief)anag. less PR
447URTICARIA / APOGRAPHS (Right and Left)VHC‘ “Hurricane” missing first and last two in frame, with a tie not quite done up, gets rash’ prints a posh rag page (sporting)(H)urrica(ne) a ti(e) anag.; anag. incl. p; ref. ‘H’ Higgins, snooker player preferring open neck
443STEEPLECROWNVHCTruncated Welsh cornet in fashion round top of eisteddfod participant’s head?Wels(h); e, p in anag. & lit.
439LINGA (Printer’s Devilry)VHCWhat are secretaries at? Tending to fi/nd typing jobs in offices 
426MISL(E)ADING (Letters Latent)VHCTaking up the garden path for ‘crazy’ conversion, man digs vestiges of lawn inanag. incl. l, i; ref. crazy paving
423ACCOUTREVHCIt’s extravagant and beneath amateur cricket club to equip with helmets, etca, CC + outré
1979-1980
414UNBOSOMERVHCTo get it off my chest, I pour out what’s bottled up, rub some on freelyanag.
410CUL-DE-SACVHCI could give dual access if I had a second!comp. anag. & lit.
406BOILFirstMcLaren’s a bit short about the round ball. Lancing object (rather sore)?O in Bil(l), ref. Bill M, R.U. commentator, Lancing soccer school
388ALEXIPHARMICVHCThe unknown quantity in devious crime – a phial. Poison container?x in anag.
379SCYTHEMANVHCOld-timer at Lord’s? Many’s the century re-createdanag. incl. c
1978-1979
366MONKEY-SHINEVHCFirst of month, stupid! – penny drops – instruction to produce light is a trick!m + (d)onkey + shine!
358UPSTART def. NON-TERM (Wrong Number)VHCSuch as puts ‘getting a break’ before ‘application of skill’?break; anag. + art, & lit.
352FAIRY LIGHTSVHCFor which power supply is fed – into firs gaily arrayedHT in anag. & lit.
349ODDCOMESHORTVHCWhat’s left over after party is returned – Medoc (somewhat drunk) and a little gin, perhaps?do (rev.) + anag. + short
336ELF-ARROW / CUTHBERT (Right and Left)VHCIt’s time butcher, getting order wrong, a slacker, was shot (as in earlier times) i.e. for real, fellow’s end being arranged!anag. incl. t; anag. incl. w
319PODESTAVHCSchool match – head called off – important governor abroadpod, (v)esta
1977-1978
310STERNFASTThirdI offer ropy play at end of pier – with old star, unlikely to run?stern3 fast
301TROLLOPISHThirdDisorderly characters seen in Soho trip’ll fit this descriptionanag. & lit.
294HUMECTVHCHull’s prop shows up in not inconsiderable list – boat’s stern only slightly wetEmu (puppet character) (rev.) in HC + t
285BOYFRIEND (Misprints)VHCBony, fried when battered, commonly regarded as a fish by one? (Must be a cod)dish; anag.; cod =fellow
276AMTRACKVHCWhen boarding ‘Morning Cloud’, Ted’s head gives a sort of duckT in a.m. rack; duck4; ref. Ted Heath’s yacht
267MORRIS-DANCEVHCTraditional Mayday demonstration – comrades in Russia’s capital suitably movedanag. incl. R
1976-1977
255ROYAL SILVER JUBILEEVHCFor which, compose ruler a verse – i.e. ‘joy-bells’ one!anag.; ref. Jubilee Hymn
221PADDY-WHACKVHCStrike of nurses? Minister may be entering into pay dealDD in pay + whack
1975-1976
197CAMERA (Printer’s Devilry)VHCFlying Corps be/fits a more worthy title 
187POWDERING-TUBVHCWept big round tears, whereby flesh could become salty?anag.; tears vb.
1974-1975
148BALLYHOOThirdE.g. ‘… delivery – a brute!’ (when one’s out)?ball y(a)hoo
105Malabar-rat, raccoon, nylghau, oriole, aberdevine, howler (Anagram)VHCI once gave animal bunch lee: ‘All aboard’ or watery horror! 
1973-1974
97TREBUCHETVHCApprentice mounted – he, included in weight allowance, could get stones off!cub (rev.) he in tret
88BLOOMERYVHCDerby, losing leader, confused about machinery for sacking – masses become heated thereloom in anag., ref. B. Clough, Derby FC manager
79SLAPSTICKSecondPantomime highlight where babes rest in a piece of woodlaps in stick
66NONSENSEVHCIt’s not illuminating – no gas – put decimal coin (5p) insen s in no Ne; Ne = neon; s = shilling
1972-1973
50CORPULE(N)T (Letters Latent)VHCHaving extra covering for the hips or soft in the belly?or p in culet
45NEMORALVHC‘Woody’ is normal England opener abroadanag. incl. E; ref. B. Wood, cricketer
10LINGERIEVHC‘Go slow’ that is often exemplified in the tubelinger i.e.; ref. underwear ads
Ximenes competitions
1964-1965
812ABRUPT / TISANE (Right and Left)VHCBar put in confusion—unexpected barley-water is in one Scotch!anag.; is in tane2
1963-1964
804DETRUNCATEVHCOne-two-four-six! Dexter hooked, cut anything shortDe(x)t(e)r + uncate; ref. Ted D., England batsman
790PETER-SEE-ME (Sire and Dam)FirstPanoramaPeter Pan
780NOBLEST (and Eximenamination)VHCExim: 14

 
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2007-2008
  1875 GOUTTE / UPREAR (Right and Left)
  1871 FAIRY GOLD
  1862 UNALIKE (Spoonerisms)
  1853 ANTIQUITARIAN
  1845 UPBRAID
  1836 POSTHASTE
 
2006-2007
  1823 KISS
  1818 POISSO(N) D’AVRIL (Letters Latent)
  1814 HIPSTER
  1788 ETHEREAL OILS
  1784 TEARAWAY
 
2005-2006
  1779 NEWIE (misprint of U) (Misprints)
  1775 ROUGH-AND-READY
  1771 PARTERRE
  1762 DUDDERY
  1758 BIMBETTE
  1753 DIAGONAL
  1746 ENTOMIC
  1741 LORD NELSON
  1733 PALESTRA
 
2004-2005
  1724 MONEYBAGS
  1719 ANHELATION
  1711 MINUS
  1707 GALENA (Definition of Anagram)
  1700 FIVE-O’CLOCK SHADOW
  1698 CROSSTIE
  1689 SYNOD
  1685 MINO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1680 PILLOW-CUP
 
2003-2004
  1676 CRINGE-MAKING
  1667 CLARINI
  1663 ARMAMENTARIA
  1650 SAPHENA
  1637 AMNESIC
  1633 EMPATRON / WINTERLY (Right and Left)
  1624 BELAY
 
2002-2003
  1619 GISMO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1611 LEISLER
  1602 FENESTRA
  1598 PHRASEMONGER
  1596 GENISTA (Definition of Anagram)
  1593 MANSUETE
  1589 JOKESMITH
  1585 SHIATSU
  1580 MARGENT def. BEETLES (Wrong Number)
  1576 FACADE
  1572 SHIELD-MAY
 
2001-2002
  1567 QUEEN
  1563 SLYBOOTS
  1554 PEARL
  1546 TRANSPARENT
  1541 CHUPRASSY
  1537 CAFTAN
  1533 MASTER-MARINER
 
2000-2001
  1515 SNIDE
  1485 BOURSE / TIFOSO (Right and Left)
  1480 SAMARITAN
  1476 LIGNIPERDOUS
 
1999-2000
  1463 REVERSIONAL
  1459 GREATEST (Spoonerisms)
  1446 NEWSPAPERDOM
  1441 Word containing MM displaced by a bug (Millennium Bug)
  1433 NEANDERTHAL
  1428 CRICETID
  1424 HEIST
  1419 SPLODGE
 
1998-1999
  1402 PENTOSE (Definition of Anagram)
  1394 BERGAMOT
  1389 ALL-OVERISH
  1380 RAPPORT (Misprints)
  1376 LOGO
  1367 SANBENITOS
 
1997-1998
  1355 DIACATHOLICON
  1346 PHARISEE
  1334 CATACHRESTIC
 
1996-1997
  1303 PONIARD
  1284 STALE (3 defs. + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)
  1264 TREDRILLE / FERVOROUS (Right and Left)
 
1995-1996
  1250 SONEOCARDIA (STENOCARDIA) (Ten to One)
  1247 PREDICANT
  1242 KNOCKERS
  1238 ELASTIN (Printer’s Devilry)
  1234 AVANT-PROPOS
  1229 GRUPPETTO
  1220 CASSANDRA
  1212 HILDING
  1207 EPOCH-MARKING
  1203 CLERICALISM
 
1994-1995
  1190 DENARIUS
  1186 GRISELDA
  1181 SLADE
  1161 ADIAPHORON
  1152 PARACETAMOL
 
1993-1994
  1147 MAYDAY
  1143 DEATH (Printer’s Devilry)
  1128 CHRISTMAS PRESENT
  1113 EMPLASTRUM
  1108 GREEN
 
1992-1993
  1076 PARLOUR GAMES
  1065 TANDOORI
  1056 ENTRAIN def. ASTHORE (Wrong Number)
  1052 AGANIPPE
 
1991-1992
  1043 PESTO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1039 TOLERABLE
  1034 BURLAP
  1030 PASTILLE
  1026 LET-OFF
  1021 BEARD
  1017 SCHAPSKA / PEARMAIN (Right and Left)
  1013 ALVEARY
  1000 ONE THOUSAND
 
1990-1991
  982 ALMANAC
  978 DOUBLE-CENTURY
  974 AVANT-PROPOS
  972 Anagram of 28 letters (Anagram)
  956 SPEAR-SIDE
  952 STAR (Spoonerisms)
  947 SHOULDER-SLIP
 
1989-1990
  939 A-PER-SE / ESCROC (Right and Left)
  926 NERD
  920 CHRIST-CROSS-ROW
  908 INDIGO (Printer’s Devilry)
  891 CAT
 
1988-1989
  882 DOSSIER
  874 BLUESTOCKING
  869 HOLD-UPS
  866 NECTAREOUS
 
1987-1988
  827 MICKEY-TAKING
  816 POTLACH (with extra O in word) (Extra letter)
  801 LINCHET
  796 UPHOLSTERY
  788 CROW
 
1986-1987
  779 MISSING LINK
  762 OBELISE
  753 SHEEPDOG
  735 MALIGN
 
1985-1986
  727 WELL-TO-DO
  722 SUPERNACULUM
  714 MOTE
  712 PANTOMIME HORSE
  701 BALUSTRADE
  696 ANTIMNEMONIC
  688 CUCURBITAL
  683 BANISH
 
1984-1985
  679 ESTOVER (Printer’s Devilry)
  657 SILLY-BILLY
  635 ROSEMARY
 
1983-1984
  618 CRETISM
  603 FIGULINE
  600 Into the jaws of Death / Into the mouth of Hell (Anagram)
  590 MINEVER
  585 FLABELLIFORM
  581 SPADROON def. MAVERICK (Wrong Number)
 
1982-1983
  576 TOP-NOTCH
  568 TETHER (Printer’s Devilry)
  558 MINCEMEAT (with one extra R) (Extra Letter)
  534 DODGEM
  530 PROMETAL
 
1981-1982
  521 ATTITUDINISE
  508 POSTURE-MAKER
  506 ELANET (Printer’s Devilry)
  504 SIMMENTHALER
  486 JUMPED-UP
  482 BODY-SNATCHER
  478 BIBLIOPEGIST
  473 HERRING-BONE
 
1980-1981
  469 APLUSTRE
  464 SIMKIN
  454 CHRISTMAS BOX
  434 JARDINIÈRE
  430 TEGULA
 
1979-1980
  419 RAMILLIES
  401 GO-AHEAD
  397 BIJOUTERIE (Misprints)
  393 INTRACARDIAC
  384 OUTSPREADING
  371 GRADIN
 
1978-1979
  362 SEA-SOLDIER
  354 SHEER-HULK
  340 BOOKSIE
  323 (C)U(C)KOO (Letters Latent)
  314 MERIL (Spoonerisms)
 
1977-1978
  306 DICKENS
  298 NOSER
  289 AMNESIAC
  281 DINOCERAS
  263 ERIACH (Printer’s Devilry)
  259 TRANSIRE
 
1976-1977
  238 CRAMBOJINGLE
  234 HOROSCOPIST
  229 METRICATE
  225 VALETA
  216 SCANTITY
  212 SURCINGLES
  208 RALPH
 
1975-1976
  203 BOGY
  200 The Extra Guest (minus CC) (Letters Latent)
  183 PICKLE
  178 A(U)G(U)ST (Letters Latent)
  174 EPEOLATRY
  161 ANCON
 
1974-1975
  146 CHARADES
  143 Jingle for BALTHAZAR, MELCHIOR, CASPAR (A jingle)
  139 PIEPOWDER
  135 GABIONADE
  130 EADISH (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1973-1974
  100 CENTENARIAN
  84 MIRLIGOES / ILL-OMENED (Right and Left)
  75 GROCETERIA
  70 GESTAPO (Misprints)
  53 ALEXANDERS
 
1972-1973
  43 A neologism (Neologisms)
  18 EPIGONE
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1154 CLARIONET
  1145 GENIPAP
  1135 HILAIRE BELLOC
  1127 TRAYBIT
 
1966-1967
  916 DIAPASON
 
1965-1966
  898 POCHARD
  860 CORSAGE
 


Annual Honours record of E. J. Burge
Clues  |  HCs   |  Other competitors
YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2007-20080 3 6
2006-20070 1 5
2005-20060 3 9
2004-20050 2 9
2003-20040 5 6 20
2002-20030 2 11
2001-20021 (0, 0, 1) 3 7 17
2000-20012 (0, 0, 2) 7 4 4
1999-20001 (0, 1, 0) 2 8 21
1998-19990 4 6 18
1997-19981 (0, 0, 1) 4 3 12
1996-19971 (0, 1, 0) 6 3 8
1995-19960 2 9
1994-19950 5 5 13
1993-19940 5 5 19
1992-19931 (0, 0, 1) 7 4 4
1991-19922 (1, 0, 1) 1 9 15
1990-19912 (0, 0, 2) 2 7 10
1989-19900 7 5 9
1988-19891 (0, 1, 0) 7 4 4
1987-19882 (1, 0, 1) 5 5 2
1986-19872 (1, 0, 1) 6 4 1
1985-19860 1 8
1984-19851 (1, 0, 0) 4 3 8
1983-19841 (0, 0, 1) 1 6
1982-19830 6 5 7
1981-19820 4 7 19
1980-19810 8 5 4
1979-19801 (1, 0, 0) 4 6 7
1978-19790 6 5 11
1977-19782 (0, 0, 2) 4 5 6
1976-19770 2 7
1975-19760 2 6
1974-19751 (0, 0, 1) 1 5
1973-19741 (0, 1, 0) 3 5 13
1972-19730 3 2
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 0 4
 
1966-19670 0 1
1965-19660 0 2
1964-19650 1 0
1963-19641 (1, 0, 0) 2 0 15