Clues written by C. J. & M. P. Butler
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C. J. & M. P. Butler32113015934Jan 1977Apr 201134y 3mC. J. and M. P. Butler
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2005-2006
1753DIAGONALVHCCanting Adonis toying with gal (no hint of sex)anag. less s
2003-2004
1676CRINGE-MAKINGVHCSickening concoction of double gin and marc with two parts of sakeanag. incl. ke
1659SCAREDY-CATVHCCraven at Crecy, sad, tremblinganag.; craven noun
2002-2003
1572SHIELD-MAYVHCFeisty female in fling spinning media lineanag. incl. I in shy
2001-2002
1524INGRATITUDEVHCEducating Rita playing in Edinburgh, no call for lack of appreciationanag. less ca’
1519CARRY-ONVHCPublishing stunt involving racy Ronanag.; ref. ‘Sun’ and Ronnie Biggs
2000-2001
1500GIT (on board ship) (Ship of Fools)VHCPursuing vessel at Tobermory salt loses headPIGITRATE; pig + (n)itrate
1494MARATHONVHCRevolutionary drama tipped for extended runMarat + Noh (rev.)
1480SAMARITANVHCA train’s derailed by missile: Palestinian?Sam + anag.
1999-2000
1437MISTLETOEVHCWhat may generate some smackers? Refurbished semi to letanag.
1415MANATI (Printer’s Devilry)VHCTo sla/ves culture is an imperial privilege. 
1998-1999
1402PENTOSE (Definition of Anagram)VHCIn masquerade went topless to danceone-step; (w)ent in pose
1997-1998
1329PITHOSVHCMarrow bone in stock pot Rhodes featured?pith os; ref Gary R., TV chef
1996-1997
1290NITERIEVHCWhere you’ll find fool at bar being parted from his money?nit + (brass)erie, & lit.
1277NOVE(M)BER (Letters Latent)VHCNever book trips in —— OK?comp. anag. & lit.
1995-1996
1247PREDICANTVHCPreacher type embracing revolutionary extremes of New Leftred in pica + N, t
1242KNOCKERSFirstInnings goes wrong – run out – for those who call unexpectedlyknock + er(r)s
1238ELASTIN (Printer’s Devilry)VHCDangerous e/ger brought in on the tide 
1992-1993
1076PARLOUR GAMESVHCInside activities destabilised ERM and alas our GNP suffered – Norman’s head’s for the chopanag. less N
1069(P)OSTICHE (Headpieces)VHCLast bit of tripe: this cooked with cos provides dressing for onionanag. incl. e
1990-1991
972Anagram of 28 letters (Anagram)VHCBeautiful! Another hat can belong. 
1987-1988
814SPOUSAGEVHCUnion practice supports operations being held upops (rev.) + usage
796UPHOLSTERYVHCHopes truly dashed – could be curtainsanag.
1986-1987
744SKIRL-IN-THE-PAN / COFFEE-DISEASE (Right and Left)VHCFungoid infection ravaged side of face – see cracking results if you treat rent skin with phialanag.; anag.
1985-1986
727WELL-TO-DOVHCEddy introduces Today without agreement – nothing’s properly set upwell Tod(ay) O; ref. E. Shah
1984-1985
653INTERNUNCIOVHCOne who’s sent in number three hooks, gets duckin tern unci 0
644EASY STREET (or STAPELIA)VHCTars see t’ye properly in a comfortable berthanag.
1982-1983
576TOP-NOTCHVHCSuper grass returns to nickpot (rev.) + notch
558MINCEMEAT (with one extra R) (Extra Letter)VHCSweert to eat at Christmas? Prepare emetic, man!sweet; anag.
547GLEEMANVHCTroubadour bewitched menage with touch of lyreanag. incl. l
1980-1981
454CHRISTMAS BOXThirdCram this somehow with tip of thumb into stockings?anag. + b in sox, & lit.
1977-1978
310STERNFASTVHCBottom rash could stay tenderstern fast

 
HCs awarded to C. J. & M. P. Butler
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2010-2011
  2027 THRENETICAL
  2010 A COMING OF AGE
  2006 GROAN (Spoonerisms)
  2000 TWO THOUSAND
 
2009-2010
  1962 ANADEM
  1958 HANGDOG
  1949 PALFRENIER
  1940 SCANT def. SNEAP (Wrong Number)
 
2008-2009
  1936 LITMUS TEST
  1923 ELLIPTIC
  1918 PALAMPORE
  1906 MORSE
  1901 SANITISE
  1897 WASH-OUT
  1888 RASTER (Printer’s Devilry)
 
2007-2008
  1866 BINGE
  1862 UNALIKE (Spoonerisms)
  1853 ANTIQUITARIAN
  1849 AUXESIS
 
2006-2007
  1810 HARE / POSEUR / SERINETTE (DLM)
  1806 INEBRIANT
  1804 CLOTHES SENSE (Spoonerisms)
  1788 ETHEREAL OILS
  1784 TEARAWAY
 
2005-2006
  1779 NEWIE (misprint of U) (Misprints)
  1775 ROUGH-AND-READY
  1762 DUDDERY
  1758 BIMBETTE
  1752 MIDWINTER
  1750 PLOUGHMAN
  1741 LORD NELSON
 
2004-2005
  1724 MONEYBAGS
  1698 CROSSTIE
  1680 PILLOW-CUP
 
2003-2004
  1672 IMPASTOS (Spoonerisms)
  1654 CRESCENT / ENTHRALS (Overlaps)
  1648 MAGIC LANTERN
  1646 BLACK
  1624 BELAY
 
2002-2003
  1619 GISMO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1611 LEISLER
  1598 PHRASEMONGER
  1596 GENISTA (Definition of Anagram)
  1593 MANSUETE
  1589 JOKESMITH
  1585 SHIATSU
  1576 FACADE
 
2001-2002
  1554 PEARL
  1544 PATROL (with jumble of RAPTORES) (Christmas Devilry)
 
2000-2001
  1515 SNIDE
  1511 DEEP-SEATED
  1506 BARE(-)BONES
  1489 FRONT-BENCHER
  1485 BOURSE / TIFOSO (Right and Left)
  1476 LIGNIPERDOUS
  1467 CANAPÉ
 
1999-2000
  1463 REVERSIONAL
  1450 PRETENDANT
  1441 Word containing MM displaced by a bug (Millennium Bug)
  1439 JOHN CANOE
  1433 NEANDERTHAL
  1424 HEIST
 
1998-1999
  1411 LOOK-SEE
  1406 CHASSEPOT
  1398 PERMETHRIN
  1394 BERGAMOT
  1389 ALL-OVERISH
  1367 SANBENITOS
  1363 MAVIN def. THONG (Wrong Number)
 
1997-1998
  1346 PHARISEE
  1338 SMART ALEC
  1334 CATACHRESTIC
 
1996-1997
  1300 OXFORD (extra O) (Extra Letter)
  1281 ABLUTOMANE
  1268 ARGIE-BARGIE
  1264 TREDRILLE / FERVOROUS (Right and Left)
  1260 OUT-AND-OUT
 
1995-1996
  1255 CATAFALCO
  1232 The world is too much with us; late and soon (Anagram)
  1229 GRUPPETTO
  1207 EPOCH-MARKING
  1203 CLERICALISM
 
1994-1995
  1190 DENARIUS
  1169 BLITHE / URSINE (Right and Left)
  1161 ADIAPHORON
  1156 TERPSICHOREAN
  1152 PARACETAMOL
 
1993-1994
  1147 MAYDAY
  1139 BENJAMIN
  1134 TOVARICH
  1117 STAMNOS (3 Consecutive Letters)
  1113 EMPLASTRUM
 
1992-1993
  1091 SAPSAGO (Spoonerisms)
  1087 OLD SOLDIER
  1084 PIERCEABLE / SALESGIRL (DLM)
  1074 DEMIREP
  1065 TANDOORI
 
1991-1992
  1043 PESTO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1039 TOLERABLE
  1034 BURLAP
  1017 SCHAPSKA / PEARMAIN (Right and Left)
  1008 SPORTSCASTER (Misprints)
  1004 OIL PAINTINGS
  1000 ONE THOUSAND
 
1990-1991
  991 BRASH (or BRUSH)
  978 DOUBLE-CENTURY
  956 SPEAR-SIDE
  947 SHOULDER-SLIP
  943 BARAGOUIN
 
1989-1990
  939 A-PER-SE / ESCROC (Right and Left)
  930 SABULOSE
  922 REFORMADO
  920 CHRIST-CROSS-ROW
  891 CAT
 
1988-1989
  887 MONSTER
  874 BLUESTOCKING
  857 REDCAP / NICETY (Right and Left)
  853 DEBACLE
 
1987-1988
  835 PROSAICAL
  816 POTLACH (with extra O in word) (Extra letter)
  809 DOLCE VITA
  805 LITOTES
  801 LINCHET
  792 DISTHENE (Printer’s Devilry)
  788 CROW
 
1986-1987
  779 MISSING LINK
  766 GUBBINS
  764 CHILDERMAS
  750 SALMAGUNDY (THLMAGUY/OULMAGUY) (750 themed clue)
  735 MALIGN
 
1985-1986
  731 STRING
  714 MOTE
  705 MUSICOTHERAPY
  696 ANTIMNEMONIC
  688 CUCURBITAL
 
1984-1985
  679 ESTOVER (Printer’s Devilry)
  670 TURNIP-FLEA
  640 MACHETE
 
1983-1984
  627 AMBIENT
  615 HISTORIETTE
  603 FIGULINE
  600 Into the jaws of Death / Into the mouth of Hell (Anagram)
  590 MINEVER
 
1982-1983
  552 NOURICE-FEE
  543 STAYING POWER
  538 INGRAIN
 
1981-1982
  525 PABOUCHE
  513 ETYMOLOGICON
  504 SIMMENTHALER
  495 CACOETHES
  491 SEVENTY-EIGHT
  478 BIBLIOPEGIST
  473 HERRING-BONE
 
1980-1981
  464 SIMKIN
  426 MISL(E)ADING (Letters Latent)
 
1979-1980
  406 BOIL
 
1978-1979
  354 SHEER-HULK
 
1977-1978
  276 AMTRACK
 
1976-1977
  250 Stands the church clock at ten to three? (Anagram)
 


Annual Honours record of C. J. & M. P. Butler
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YearPrizes
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VHCsHCsPosition
2010-20110 0 4
2009-20100 0 4
2008-20090 0 7
2007-20080 0 4
2006-20070 0 5
2005-20060 1 7
2004-20050 0 3
2003-20040 2 5
2002-20030 1 8
2001-20020 2 2
2000-20010 3 7
1999-20000 2 6
1998-19990 1 7
1997-19980 1 3
1996-19970 2 5
1995-19961 (1, 0, 0) 2 5 23
1994-19950 0 5
1993-19940 0 5
1992-19930 2 5
1991-19920 0 7
1990-19910 1 5
1989-19900 0 5
1988-19890 0 4
1987-19880 2 7
1986-19870 1 5
1985-19860 1 5
1984-19850 2 3
1983-19840 0 5
1982-19830 3 3
1981-19820 0 7
1980-19811 (0, 0, 1) 0 2
1979-19800 0 1
1978-19790 0 1
1977-19780 1 1
1976-19770 0 1