Clues written by D. P. Shenkin
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D. P. Shenkin30042613534Mar 1977Jun 201841y 3mP. Shenkin
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2016-2017
2309GLOBETROTTERVHCTraveller who might produce blog or letter, with time for length?anag. with t for l, & lit.
2015-2016
2265ESPRIT FORTThirdOne to shake up trite profs?anag. & lit.
2011-2012
2091SNIFTERVHCWhat’s friendliest? Relaxing, idle with ——?comp. anag. & lit.
2058ROBUSTVHCThe EU ——? The Eu—— ——, more like!EU robust/Euro bust
2010-2011
1992FOULARDVHCLoud scarf possibly, sc. ——comp. anag.
2009-2010
1945PRISONVHCNo saint in this jail? A pathological rogueprison less S = prion
2008-2009
1906MORSEVHCCould this code, with a chip, be transformed into semaphoric?comp. anag.
2006-2007
1804CLOTHES SENSE (Spoonerisms)VHCSelect noshes (assorted) knowing the guest beerbest gear; anag.
2005-2006
1766GEST (Printer’s Devilry)VHCThe Ministry’s crap – pedantic on/ion measures, etc 
1737ANIMUSVHCMasculine universal within birds?m u in anis, & lit.
2004-2005
1728EIDOLA def. NULLAH (Wrong Number)VHCCurrent in a ditch reflected confusing reflectionsI in a lode (all rev.); ditch
1719ANHELATIONVHCCancer cells within resisting oxygen and nitrogen, giving breathing difficultyHeLa in anti O, N
2002-2003
1580MARGENT def. BEETLES (Wrong Number)ThirdOld lady first, man afterwards, runs the old ruleruns; r between ma and gent
2001-2002
1541CHUPRASSYVHCIndian orderly arranged us charpoys, lacking nothinganag. less 0
2000-2001
1485BOURSE / TIFOSO (Right and Left)VHCFollower of Rubens prepared to foist endless faulty nameless ‘Rubens’ round in exchangeanag. less t, ref. R. Barichello, racing driver; anag. less incl. O
1999-2000
1439JOHN CANOEVHCFor this dancer you have a man – no nach is involved in itanag. in Joe, & lit.
1997-1998
1355DIACATHOLICONVHCMy enteral —— is made with colocynth (inter alia) in mixturecomp. anag. & lit.
1312REST-CUREVHCRustic retreats might provide busy artist with ——comp. anag. & lit.
1995-1996
1242KNOCKERSSecondEnglish ‘Nickels’? ‘Tanners’ perhaps2 meanings; see derivation of nickel in C.
1994-1995
1156TERPSICHOREANThirdWith grace of movement that could make carthorse pineanag.
1988-1989
887MONSTERVHCMrs T, one for turning? It may seem incredibleanag.
1987-1988
835PROSAICALVHCGovernment office monkey about with afternoon luminance – likely to remain dullPRO. + sai c. a. I. ; ref. British Summer Time
831COOLABAH (Spoonerisms)VHCSuede for a shaggy, with-it adult? Pooh!shade … swaggy; cool A bah!
1986-1987
762OBELISEVHCMark the corruption of national honour surrounding the Olympic venueElis in OBE
757ETHEROMANIAC (Misprints)VHCLatin in intricate act, i.e. he has loverRoman in anag.; gas
1985-1986
718FLO(GG)IN(G) (Letters Latent)VHCFine reins, no use for dead horsef loin
1984-1985
662BARGE-COUPLEVHCThis could make up gable coreanag. & lit.
1979-1980
379SCYTHEMANVHCHe coordinates many Techs – he’s responsible for mathsanag.
1978-1979
327HEMLOCKVHCAttic had this terrible draught – get mechanics to close door behind themhem3, lock
319PODESTAVHCOne who’d do justice to yesterday’s Bolognese eats stewed fruit firstpod + anag.

 
HCs awarded to D. P. Shenkin
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2017-2018
  2399 CHARMEUSE
  2376 SOW(PIASTRE)ENS (Christmas Pudding)
  2360 VIDENDA
 
2016-2017
  2356 PUBLIC SERVANT
  2351 RHAGADES
  2325 MASON
  2324 CELEBRATIONS
 
2015-2016
  2305 AGREE def. PATCH (Wrong Number)
  2296 IMPROPERLY
  2257 BUST-UP / PIT-PAT (Right and Left)
  2250 MILESTONE (with missing O) (Missing Letter)
 
2014-2015
  2244 AVANT-GARDISTE
  2235 CHOCK-A-BLOCK
  2209 (O)CT(O)BER (Letters Latent)
  2200 BRINDISI
 
2013-2014
  2191 PLUG
  2170 SAYONARA
  2152 STUFFED SHIRT
  2148 ZOLLVEREIN
 
2012-2013
  2139 DE RIGUEUR
  2126 DESPERATE
 
2011-2012
  2083 BEWITCH
  2070 MISTREATMENT
  2062 APPLE-KNOCKER
  2045 CATENATE
 
2010-2011
  2040 EASTER (Printer’s Devilry)
  2031 EMBROIDERY
  2027 THRENETICAL
  2023 CHAMBRANLE
  2010 A COMING OF AGE
  2006 GROAN (Spoonerisms)
  2000 TWO THOUSAND
 
2009-2010
  1979 FAR-OUT
  1975 SEPTENTRIONAL
  1953 TRAUMA (misprint of T) (Misprints)
 
2008-2009
  1936 LITMUS TEST
  1932 NINE-TO-FIVE
  1901 SANITISE
  1888 RASTER (Printer’s Devilry)
 
2007-2008
  1879 LITTER BASKET
  1875 GOUTTE / UPREAR (Right and Left)
  1866 BINGE
  1858 HUMONGOUS
  1856 LITAS (Printer’s Devilry)
  1840 W(I)NN(I)E-THE-POOH (Letters Latent)
  1836 POSTHASTE
 
2006-2007
  1827 AMAKOSI def. DENUDED (Wrong Number)
  1806 INEBRIANT
  1801 RUSE DE GUERRE
  1792 APPALOOSA / ESTAMINET (Right and Left)
 
2005-2006
  1779 NEWIE (misprint of U) (Misprints)
  1762 DUDDERY
  1741 LORD NELSON
  1733 PALESTRA
 
2004-2005
  1724 MONEYBAGS
  1711 MINUS
  1707 GALENA (Definition of Anagram)
  1700 FIVE-O’CLOCK SHADOW
  1689 SYNOD
 
2003-2004
  1672 IMPASTOS (Spoonerisms)
  1659 SCAREDY-CAT
  1654 CRESCENT / ENTHRALS (Overlaps)
  1633 EMPATRON / WINTERLY (Right and Left)
  1628 ENCOMION
 
2002-2003
  1611 LEISLER
  1602 FENESTRA
  1598 PHRASEMONGER
  1596 GENISTA (Definition of Anagram)
  1593 MANSUETE
  1589 JOKESMITH
  1585 SHIATSU
 
2001-2002
  1567 QUEEN
  1537 CAFTAN
  1528 STROP (Spoonerisms)
 
2000-2001
  1494 MARATHON
  1476 LIGNIPERDOUS
  1467 CANAPÉ
 
1999-2000
  1437 MISTLETOE
 
1998-1999
  1389 ALL-OVERISH
 
1996-1997
  1307 AGILE (Spoonerisms)
  1290 NITERIE
  1273 SIPOREX
  1268 ARGIE-BARGIE
 
1995-1996
  1255 CATAFALCO
  1247 PREDICANT
  1234 AVANT-PROPOS
  1220 CASSANDRA
  1207 EPOCH-MARKING
 
1994-1995
  1186 GRISELDA
  1169 BLITHE / URSINE (Right and Left)
  1161 ADIAPHORON
  1152 PARACETAMOL
 
1993-1994
  1147 MAYDAY
  1100 CONCORDANCE
 
1992-1993
  1091 SAPSAGO (Spoonerisms)
  1087 OLD SOLDIER
  1048 GALLOPADE
 
1991-1992
  1043 PESTO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1034 BURLAP
  1004 OIL PAINTINGS
 
1990-1991
  969 BUNTER
  956 SPEAR-SIDE
  947 SHOULDER-SLIP
 
1989-1990
  922 REFORMADO
 
1988-1989
  874 BLUESTOCKING
 
1987-1988
  816 POTLACH (with extra O in word) (Extra letter)
  814 SPOUSAGE
  809 DOLCE VITA
 
1986-1987
  779 MISSING LINK
  774 VICTORINE
 
1985-1986
  731 STRING
  712 PANTOMIME HORSE
  688 CUCURBITAL
 
1984-1985
  653 INTERNUNCIO
  635 ROSEMARY
 
1983-1984
  615 HISTORIETTE
  603 FIGULINE
  594 DOINGS
  585 FLABELLIFORM
 
1982-1983
  556 SWEAL (Misprints)
  547 GLEEMAN
  538 INGRAIN
  530 PROMETAL
 
1981-1982
  517 IMMORTELLE
 
1980-1981
  460 SWOOP
  454 CHRISTMAS BOX
  447 URTICARIA / APOGRAPHS (Right and Left)
 
1979-1980
  410 CUL-DE-SAC
  401 GO-AHEAD
 
1978-1979
  354 SHEER-HULK
  352 FAIRY LIGHTS
  349 ODDCOMESHORT
 
1977-1978
  300 SLINK-BUTCHER
  276 AMTRACK
  259 TRANSIRE
 


Annual Honours record of D. P. Shenkin
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2017-20180 0 3
2016-20170 1 4
2015-20161 (0, 0, 1) 0 4
2014-20150 0 4
2013-20140 0 4
2012-20130 0 2
2011-20120 2 4
2010-20110 1 7
2009-20100 1 3
2008-20090 1 4
2007-20080 0 7
2006-20070 1 4
2005-20060 2 4
2004-20050 2 5
2003-20040 0 5
2002-20031 (0, 0, 1) 0 7
2001-20020 1 3
2000-20010 1 3
1999-20000 1 1
1998-19990 0 1
1997-19980 2 0
1996-19970 0 4
1995-19961 (0, 1, 0) 0 4
1994-19951 (0, 0, 1) 0 4
1993-19940 0 2
1992-19930 0 3
1991-19920 0 3
1990-19910 0 3
1989-19900 0 1
1988-19890 1 1
1987-19880 2 3
1986-19870 2 2
1985-19860 1 3
1984-19850 1 2
1983-19840 0 4
1982-19830 0 4
1981-19820 0 1
1980-19810 0 3
1979-19800 1 2
1978-19790 2 3
1977-19780 0 3