Clues written by J. M. Sharman
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J. M. Sharman4004304Jun 1954Nov 201864y 5m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2006-2007
1810HARE / POSEUR / SERINETTE (DLM)VHCGive Celebrity Big Brother a miss. Why rush home for such a pretentious type of programme. Jade is so puerile; I could teach the bird how to behave if I were interested (which I’m not). 
2004-2005
1685MINO (Printer’s Devilry)VHC‘You are ver/ily a scoundrel,’ proclaims Micawber, ‘a sheep’s umble’ref. Uriah Heep
1974-1975
105Malabar-rat, raccoon, nylghau, oriole, aberdevine, howler (Anagram)VHCBegorra! How can Harold manoeuvre a Lib-Tory re-alliance? 
Ximenes competitions
1960-1961
624PSYCHIATER (DLM)VHCThe man with a couch should contact Nancy, the Paris Model Agency 

 
HCs awarded to J. M. Sharman
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2018-2019
  2421 SPASMODICAL
 
2017-2018
  2403 SWALE (Spoonerisms)
  2390 POISSON D’AVRIL
  2369 FACETIAE
  2360 VIDENDA
 
2016-2017
  2313 PERFECT
 
2015-2016
  2274 SIMPATICO
 
2008-2009
  1888 RASTER (Printer’s Devilry)
 
2007-2008
  1879 LITTER BASKET
  1849 AUXESIS
  1840 W(I)NN(I)E-THE-POOH (Letters Latent)
 
2000-2001
  1492 The year that Columbus discovered America (Anagram)
 
1994-1995
  1200 Nine letter word (C and T latent) (Letters Latent)
 
1992-1993
  1084 PIERCEABLE / SALESGIRL (DLM)
 
1991-1992
  1013 ALVEARY
 
1989-1990
  920 CHRIST-CROSS-ROW
  900 (C)HARLATANIS(M) (Letters Latent)
 
1986-1987
  750 SALMAGUNDY (THLMAGUY/OULMAGUY) (750 themed clue)
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1967-1968
  984 Word containing a first name (Anonymous)
 
1963-1964
  780 NOBLEST (and Eximenamination)
 
1962-1963
  746 INTERMIT (Printer’s Devilry)
  728 ALDERMA(N) (N’s missing in def.) (Letters Latent)
 
1958-1959
  500 MOTHERS-IN-LAW
 
1957-1958
  467 A humorous definition (Humorous definition)
  438 MACARONI
 
1956-1957
  430 GAMIN (Printer’s Devilry)
  415 When the snow lay round about (Anagram)
  386 CLEITHRAL
 
1955-1956
  343 EPIGONI
 
1954 (2)
  287 MANCHESTER
 


Annual Honours record of J. M. Sharman
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2017-20180 0 4
2016-20170 0 1
2015-20160 0 1
 
2008-20090 0 1
2007-20080 0 3
2006-20070 1 0
 
2004-20050 1 0
 
2000-20010 0 1
 
1994-19950 0 1
 
1992-19930 0 1
1991-19920 0 1
 
1989-19900 0 2
 
1986-19870 0 1
 
1974-19750 1 0
 
Ximenes competitions
1967-19680 0 1
 
1963-19640 0 1
1962-19630 0 2
 
1960-19610 1 0
 
1958-19590 0 1
1957-19580 0 2
1956-19570 0 3
1955-19560 0 1
1954 (2)0 0 1