Clues written by D. J. Short
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D. J. Short2310228224Apr 1963Jan 201046y 9m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2008-2009
1918PALAMPOREVHCColouring for a bed? It could be this as misrepresented by an Eastern Malapropanag. incl. E; cf. ‘covering’
1893EARTHYVHCPrimarily rough? Yes – as the groundanag. of first letters and the, & lit.
2007-2008
1858HUMONGOUSVHCGreat big hug? No – sumo wrestlinganag.
1856LITAS (Printer’s Devilry)VHCWhen you find a stable, star/e – a son of peace and goodwill has come 
2006-2007
1810HARE / POSEUR / SERINETTE (DLM)VHCHasten to get heart treated – it’s sure operation’s needed for one wanting much attention, being vital organ that medics are interested in putting right. 
2004-2005
1711MINUSVHCTake note, studentsmi NUS
1685MINO (Printer’s Devilry)FirstTony passes election ad/vert: ‘O Alan, what will Gordon think?’…admin over to…; ref A. Milburn
2002-2003
1589JOKESMITHVHCA card, mainly? This source of mirth will be funny!Joke(r) + anag. incl. m, & lit.
2001-2002
1554PEARLVHCIt can be just right when set in a ringr in peal, & lit.
1550MEMORITERVHCHow to make a note (not with pen)memo + (W)riter, & lit.
1537CAFTANVHCAlmost head to foot one may be covered by thisca(p)ft an, & lit.
2000-2001
1511DEEP-SEATEDVHCPart of the main Heath political philosophy may be thisdeep sea Ted
1489FRONT-BENCHERVHCPosition for T. Benn and Thatcher that’s on no moreanag. less that, & lit.
1999-2000
1450PRETENDANTVHCI may get to yearn, with tender trembling insideanag. in pant, & lit.
1998-1999
1394BERGAMOTVHCE.g. mat, or fibre (the core constituent) suitably wovenanag. incl. b, & lit.; mat and tapestry
1996-1997
1303PONIARDVHCYou may get hurt in a prod with thisanag. & lit.
1991-1992
1021BEARDVHCIt’s bound to cover part of the headear in bd & lit.
1974-1975
110GALLOWS-RIPEVHCRope will sag under strain – from one who is this?anag.
Ximenes competitions
1970-1971
1145GENIPAPVHCFruit’s back in trees, after pruning—very nice fruit, toopine (rev.) in gap(ó)
1966-1967
911DRAGONVHCI’m watching stars move slowly bydrag on, 2 defs.
1965-1966
898POCHARDVHCI take a dip, returning with fish insidechar in dop (rev.), & lit.; dop = dip
1964-1965
839GINGER (Printer’s Devilry)VHCThe male dodo wasted his time: dod/os hence no more exist 
817WYLIE-COATSVHCTae mak twa lie cosy, use theseanag. & lit.

 
HCs awarded to D. J. Short
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2009-2010
  1962 ANADEM
  1960 NGANA (3 defs + letter mixture) (Parcels)
  1949 PALFRENIER
  1945 PRISON
 
2008-2009
  1932 NINE-TO-FIVE
  1923 ELLIPTIC
  1906 MORSE
  1888 RASTER (Printer’s Devilry)
 
2007-2008
  1879 LITTER BASKET
  1866 BINGE
  1862 UNALIKE (Spoonerisms)
  1849 AUXESIS
  1840 W(I)NN(I)E-THE-POOH (Letters Latent)
 
2006-2007
  1827 AMAKOSI def. DENUDED (Wrong Number)
  1818 POISSO(N) D’AVRIL (Letters Latent)
  1801 RUSE DE GUERRE
  1788 ETHEREAL OILS
  1784 TEARAWAY
 
2005-2006
  1771 PARTERRE
  1762 DUDDERY
  1758 BIMBETTE
  1753 DIAGONAL
  1752 MIDWINTER
 
2004-2005
  1707 GALENA (Definition of Anagram)
  1698 CROSSTIE
 
2003-2004
  1667 CLARINI
  1659 SCAREDY-CAT
  1641 GADGETEER
  1633 EMPATRON / WINTERLY (Right and Left)
 
2002-2003
  1619 GISMO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1611 LEISLER
  1602 FENESTRA
  1593 MANSUETE
  1572 SHIELD-MAY
 
2001-2002
  1546 TRANSPARENT
  1524 INGRATITUDE
 
2000-2001
  1515 SNIDE
  1506 BARE(-)BONES
  1502 RAPPEL
  1494 MARATHON
  1492 The year that Columbus discovered America (Anagram)
  1467 CANAPÉ
 
1999-2000
  1439 JOHN CANOE
  1419 SPLODGE
  1415 MANATI (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1998-1999
  1389 ALL-OVERISH
 
1997-1998
  1334 CATACHRESTIC
  1312 REST-CURE
 
1996-1997
  1307 AGILE (Spoonerisms)
  1286 CHALET
 
1995-1996
  1242 KNOCKERS
  1238 ELASTIN (Printer’s Devilry)
  1232 The world is too much with us; late and soon (Anagram)
  1216 CHAPERON
 
1993-1994
  1128 CHRISTMAS PRESENT
  1100 CONCORDANCE
 
1992-1993
  1095 STINK
  1078 KIRBEH
 
1991-1992
  1026 LET-OFF
 
1989-1990
  920 CHRIST-CROSS-ROW
  904 VOETGANGER
 
1988-1989
  869 HOLD-UPS
  868 ROLAND (2 clues + def. of contents) (Parcels)
  849 VISITE
 
1975-1976
  197 CAMERA (Printer’s Devilry)
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1140 CALLOUS
  1131 CAROUSER (Misprints)
  1119 RONDE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1969-1970
  1100 BEAU(C)LER(C) (Letters Latent)
  1091 WENCESLAS
 
1968-1969
  1039 TEGMEN def. LEGION (Wrong Number)
  1036 CORONETED
 
1967-1968
  1002 PILLAGE
  989 GRENADINE
 
1965-1966
  868 DANDER / TOUPEE (Right and Left)
  860 CORSAGE
 
1963-1964
  804 DETRUNCATE
  796 STRAKE (or STRAIK) (Misprints)
  790 PETER-SEE-ME (Sire and Dam)
  786 METAMERES (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1962-1963
  746 INTERMIT (Printer’s Devilry)
  743 CHEMIST
 


Annual Honours record of D. J. Short
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YearPrizes
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VHCsHCsPosition
2009-20100 0 4
2008-20090 2 4
2007-20080 2 5
2006-20070 1 5
2005-20060 0 5
2004-20051 (1, 0, 0) 1 2
2003-20040 0 4
2002-20030 1 5
2001-20020 3 2
2000-20010 2 6
1999-20000 1 3
1998-19990 1 1
1997-19980 0 2
1996-19970 1 2
1995-19960 0 4
 
1993-19940 0 2
1992-19930 0 2
1991-19920 1 1
 
1989-19900 0 2
1988-19890 0 3
 
1975-19760 0 1
1974-19750 1 0
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 1 3
1969-19700 0 2
1968-19690 0 2
1967-19680 0 2
1966-19670 1 0
1965-19660 1 2
1964-19650 2 0
1963-19640 0 4
1962-19630 0 2