Clues written by J. Dromey
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J. Dromey1402124616Apr 1955Sep 200449y 5mFIt Sgt J. Dromey
Flt Sgt J. Dromey
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 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2000-2001
1480SAMARITANVHCSuicidal? Ask my advice: ring institution’s telephone advice number initiallyfirst letters & lit.
1999-2000
1459GREATEST (Spoonerisms)VHCWhat Bally scene labelled RTE stage Irish?Ali’s been; anag.; ref. Ballykissangel; Irish (offensive) = ludicrous
1992-1993
1074DEMIREPVHCFrom MP’s des. res. I suspectedly sold sex initially and was finally evictedanag. less s, s, s, & lit.
1065TANDOORIVHCIn convulsions I ran to do something to appease Delhi bellyanag.; appease 2 meanings
1980-1981
426MISL(E)ADING (Letters Latent)VHCWhat dim signal could beanag. & lit.
1973-1974
70GESTAPO (Misprints)VHCPrivy polite name for office containing inelegant seatpolice; anag. in GPO; office = latrine, GPO
Ximenes competitions
1970-1971
1123MAXIMISTSecondI’m an uncrowned wit connected with Xmas crackersanag. less w, & lit.
1969-1970
1076NEFAST (Misprints)ThirdNicked initial n as in newtwicked; n, + as in eft1
1966-1967
933COTTABUSVHCPlay with the contents of a butt in Grecian isle?anag. in Cos, & lit.
1964-1965
808WAGONERVHCSid. Capella and the Shiners—fabulously gear now!anag.; sid. = sidereal; ref. stars in constellation Auriga; gear (sl.) = with it
1961-1962
682PARAMOUR / CHIN (Right and Left)VHCOne coming between a pair by intrigue. / I take a prominent part in machinationa in pr + amour & lit; hidden
664MANIPULATEVHCCook prefers a dram in the Old Soldiers’ Club to a tea-breaknip in maul + anag.
1957-1958
486BARACANVHCIn the strike a bus backsliding could lead to the old rough stuffa car in nab (all rev.); nab2 = strike of a lock; ref. London bus strike, 1958
1956-1957
434CARTONVHCThe Bull’s inner circle—there’s a knack in the knock, known only to localsart in con6 (= knock, dial.)

 
HCs awarded to J. Dromey
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2004-2005
  1685 MINO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1680 PILLOW-CUP
 
2003-2004
  1676 CRINGE-MAKING
 
2002-2003
  1598 PHRASEMONGER
 
2001-2002
  1563 SLYBOOTS
  1537 CAFTAN
 
2000-2001
  1502 RAPPEL
  1492 The year that Columbus discovered America (Anagram)
 
1999-2000
  1439 JOHN CANOE
 
1997-1998
  1334 CATACHRESTIC
 
1996-1997
  1268 ARGIE-BARGIE
 
1995-1996
  1216 CHAPERON
 
1993-1994
  1139 BENJAMIN
  1126 CHEATERY
 
1992-1993
  1052 AGANIPPE
 
1990-1991
  991 BRASH (or BRUSH)
 
1989-1990
  904 VOETGANGER
 
1986-1987
  762 OBELISE
  757 ETHEROMANIAC (Misprints)
 
1985-1986
  688 CUCURBITAL
 
1984-1985
  679 ESTOVER (Printer’s Devilry)
  662 BARGE-COUPLE
  649 AUSTRALORP
 
1983-1984
  600 Into the jaws of Death / Into the mouth of Hell (Anagram)
 
1975-1976
  190 CASSANDRA
  174 EPEOLATRY
  169 THUGGEE
 
1974-1975
  139 PIEPOWDER
  130 EADISH (Printer’s Devilry)
  110 GALLOWS-RIPE
 
1973-1974
  84 MIRLIGOES / ILL-OMENED (Right and Left)
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1143 MORGIANA
 
1969-1970
  1071 ORACLE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1968-1969
  1045 SPLIT / MOUTH (Right and Left)
  1010 MOTORIST
 
1966-1967
  936 MINI SKIRTS
  924 MIMESTER / PECULATE (Right and Left)
  911 DRAGON
 
1965-1966
  902 WINCOPIPE
  884 MASHER (Printer’s Devilry)
  882 SNAPDRAGON
 
1964-1965
  812 ABRUPT / TISANE (Right and Left)
 
1963-1964
  750 SEVEN-FIFTY / CROSSWORDS (Right and Left)
 
1961-1962
  647 MADCAP
 
1960-1961
  626 WOMAN-TIRED
 
1955-1956
  329 HAMADRYAD
 


Annual Honours record of J. Dromey
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YearPrizes
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VHCsHCsPosition
2004-20050 0 2
2003-20040 0 1
2002-20030 0 1
2001-20020 0 2
2000-20010 1 2
1999-20000 1 1
 
1997-19980 0 1
1996-19970 0 1
1995-19960 0 1
 
1993-19940 0 2
1992-19930 2 1
 
1990-19910 0 1
1989-19900 0 1
 
1986-19870 0 2
1985-19860 0 1
1984-19850 0 3
1983-19840 0 1
 
1980-19810 1 0
 
1975-19760 0 3
1974-19750 0 3
1973-19740 1 1
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19711 (0, 1, 0) 0 1
1969-19701 (0, 0, 1) 0 1
1968-19690 0 2
 
1966-19670 1 3
1965-19660 0 3
1964-19650 1 1
1963-19640 0 1
 
1961-19620 2 1
1960-19610 0 1
 
1957-19580 1 0
1956-19570 1 0
1955-19560 0 1