Clues written by D. A. Campbell
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D. A. Campbell31032811434Sep 1951Dec 201564y 3mD. Campbell
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2013-2014
2152STUFFED SHIRTVHCPompous fool’s literary copy getting editor cross: that’s not unknownstuff + ed. + shirt(y)
2010-2011
2027THRENETICALVHCChatter line is ill-designed for expressing griefanag.
2006GROAN (Spoonerisms)VHCRebuild organ, say in pinesigh in pain; anag.
2008-2009
1932NINE-TO-FIVEVHCOften almost half of Countdown is humdrumc. often 10 to 0, ref. TV show
2007-2008
1871FAIRY GOLDVHCJust yen, or funny money?fair Y gold
1862UNALIKE (Spoonerisms)VHCIn UK ale is drunk so deep to cheercheap to dear; anag.
2006-2007
1810HARE / POSEUR / SERINETTE (DLM)VHCAttract more wildlife with rush beds for a heron or two, a sham quacker to make sure pochards come and a birdsong organ set in trees to draw in warblers etc. 
1788ETHEREAL OILSVHCAles hotelier brewed: they smell good and do you good!anag.
2004-2005
1680PILLOW-CUPVHCHorlicks made by bore with yelp at golf hole?pill ow cup
2003-2004
1637AMNESICThirdHe can’t remember last bits of Kubla dream since being disturbeda, m + anag.; ref Coleridge and the man from Porlock
2002-2003
1615RUGATEVHCPut away by wig with wrinkles, regret carrying gunrug + ate, gat in rue; wig = judge
1606TEOSINTE / INTELSAT (Overlaps)SecondSporting Eton tie’s a great aid to networkinganag.
1598PHRASEMONGERVHCA high-flier in style, hero prangs me unexpectedlyanag.
2001-2002
1528STROP (Spoonerisms)VHCFlock from Bass, maybe, wheeling, bearing southflak from boss; port S (all rev.)
1524INGRATITUDEVHCE.g. casting aid in gutter?anag. & lit.
2000-2001
1489FRONT-BENCHERVHCTwo Jags, maybe, with Vanguard and SEAT (Spain) right behindfront bench E r; ref. J. Prescott’s nickname
1480SAMARITANVHCMartina’s a specially good one at vital points down the lineanag.; ref. M. Hingis
1999-2000
1446NEWSPAPERDOMVHCWarne sped Pom out in Packer’s realmanag., ref. Shane W., Kerry P.
1433NEANDERTHALVHCWho’s dated more swimmingly than Leander?anag.; ref. Hero & L.
1424HEISTVHCIs he in trouble at t’ mill?anag. + t; mill = rob
1997-1998
1338SMART ALECVHCSkill in abuse of mescal may provide one with delusions of omniscienceart in anag.
1334CATACHRESTICVHC‘Chaste, arctic wanton’ is just misusing wordsanag.; contradiction in terms
1329PITHOSVHCPious leader of Trojans, with exultant cries, gives big jar to Greekspi T hos; ref ‘pius Aeneas’ (Virgil)
1322CARPETVHCWhat seems mild road rage can mean three months in jailcar pet
1996-1997
1294TRANSENNAVHCOne of the screens hiding inner sancta, excluding heads of idly curious?anag. less i, c
1286CHALETVHCSki lodge in Klosters? William’s omitted to go with Charlie this yearC + ha + let (Shakesp.)
1994-1995
1180COLD TURKEYVHCTot’s head is laid down in bleak, primitive crib: that’s gospelt in cold ur-key
1156TERPSICHOREANSecondDo chorines prate about their ‘art’?anag.
1988-1989
874BLUESTOCKINGVHCHas she got bulgiest conk about?anag. & lit.
1987-1988
796UPHOLSTERYVHCWith extra vim vac 50% Terylene covers, etc.up hols Tery(lene)
1985-1986
712PANTOMIME HORSEVHCTwo actors at once playing Steed gives Emma her options, variedanag.; ref ‘The Avengers’

 
HCs awarded to D. A. Campbell
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2015-2016
  2270 FENESTRA
 
2014-2015
  2235 CHOCK-A-BLOCK
  2213 SOLECISM
  2200 BRINDISI
 
2013-2014
  2196 SEMANTRA / TRABEATE (Overlaps)
  2191 PLUG
  2187 WEST
  2161 FARRAGO
 
2012-2013
  2139 DE RIGUEUR
  2126 DESPERATE
  2122 NICETY
  2118 BLOKEISH
  2116 YULETIDE (with jumble of COMEDO) (Christmas Devilry)
 
2011-2012
  2091 SNIFTER
  2083 BEWITCH
  2058 ROBUST
  2053 PERISHER def. ESTIMATE (Wrong Number)
 
2010-2011
  2040 EASTER (Printer’s Devilry)
  2036 AL CONTO
  2031 EMBROIDERY
  2023 CHAMBRANLE
  2014 HACKETTE
  2010 A COMING OF AGE
  2000 TWO THOUSAND
 
2009-2010
  1979 FAR-OUT
  1975 SEPTENTRIONAL
  1949 PALFRENIER
  1945 PRISON
  1940 SCANT def. SNEAP (Wrong Number)
 
2008-2009
  1936 LITMUS TEST
  1923 ELLIPTIC
  1914 VE(S)TAL (Letters Latent)
  1897 WASH-OUT
  1888 RASTER (Printer’s Devilry)
 
2007-2008
  1879 LITTER BASKET
  1875 GOUTTE / UPREAR (Right and Left)
  1866 BINGE
  1858 HUMONGOUS
  1849 AUXESIS
  1836 POSTHASTE
 
2006-2007
  1827 AMAKOSI def. DENUDED (Wrong Number)
  1823 KISS
  1814 HIPSTER
  1801 RUSE DE GUERRE
  1792 APPALOOSA / ESTAMINET (Right and Left)
 
2005-2006
  1775 ROUGH-AND-READY
  1762 DUDDERY
  1752 MIDWINTER
  1750 PLOUGHMAN
  1746 ENTOMIC
  1733 PALESTRA
 
2004-2005
  1724 MONEYBAGS
  1719 ANHELATION
  1715 RELEASE / RASPING (Right and Left)
  1711 MINUS
  1689 SYNOD
  1685 MINO (Printer’s Devilry)
 
2003-2004
  1676 CRINGE-MAKING
  1650 SAPHENA
  1648 MAGIC LANTERN
  1624 BELAY
 
2002-2003
  1611 LEISLER
  1596 GENISTA (Definition of Anagram)
  1593 MANSUETE
  1585 SHIATSU
  1576 FACADE
  1572 SHIELD-MAY
 
2001-2002
  1563 SLYBOOTS
  1546 TRANSPARENT
  1544 PATROL (with jumble of RAPTORES) (Christmas Devilry)
  1541 CHUPRASSY
  1537 CAFTAN
  1533 MASTER-MARINER
 
2000-2001
  1506 BARE(-)BONES
  1485 BOURSE / TIFOSO (Right and Left)
  1476 LIGNIPERDOUS
  1467 CANAPÉ
 
1999-2000
  1450 PRETENDANT
  1437 MISTLETOE
 
1998-1999
  1411 LOOK-SEE
  1406 CHASSEPOT
  1402 PENTOSE (Definition of Anagram)
  1398 PERMETHRIN
  1394 BERGAMOT
  1376 LOGO
  1367 SANBENITOS
  1363 MAVIN def. THONG (Wrong Number)
 
1997-1998
  1355 DIACATHOLICON
  1342 ALIENS / RAPINE (Right and Left)
  1336 STOCKING
 
1996-1997
  1260 OUT-AND-OUT
 
1995-1996
  1232 The world is too much with us; late and soon (Anagram)
  1225 CURRY
 
1994-1995
  1200 Nine letter word (C and T latent) (Letters Latent)
  1194 DONET
  1161 ADIAPHORON
 
1993-1994
  1139 BENJAMIN
  1130 AGRESTAL
 
1992-1993
  1095 STINK
  1078 KIRBEH
 
1991-1992
  1034 BURLAP
  1024 PRESENT (3 defs + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)
 
1989-1990
  917 HOOLIGANISM
  913 ARCHIBALD
  904 VOETGANGER
 
1988-1989
  882 DOSSIER
  878 MOUSEPIECE
  869 HOLD-UPS
  868 ROLAND (2 clues + def. of contents) (Parcels)
  862 OFF-AND-ON
  849 VISITE
  840 SONDE
 
1984-1985
  679 ESTOVER (Printer’s Devilry)
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1951 (2)
  174 ANACREONTICS
 


Annual Honours record of D. A. Campbell
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2014-20150 0 3
2013-20140 1 4
2012-20130 0 5
2011-20120 0 4
2010-20110 2 7
2009-20100 0 5
2008-20090 1 5
2007-20080 2 6
2006-20070 2 5
2005-20060 0 6
2004-20050 1 6
2003-20041 (0, 0, 1) 0 4
2002-20031 (0, 1, 0) 2 6 24
2001-20020 2 6
2000-20010 2 4
1999-20000 3 2
1998-19990 0 8
1997-19980 4 3 22
1996-19970 2 1
1995-19960 0 2
1994-19951 (0, 1, 0) 1 3
1993-19940 0 2
1992-19930 0 2
1991-19920 0 2
 
1989-19900 0 3
1988-19890 1 7
1987-19880 1 0
 
1985-19860 1 0
1984-19850 0 1
 
Ximenes competitions
1951 (2)0 0 1