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 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2016-2017
2351RHAGADESVHCRestorer has initially treated a Degas for superficial cracksr, h + anag.
2338TRUMPFirstWho could be ex-President, one replaced by Pence?Truman with p for an, & lit.; ref. Mike P., VP
2334ALLELUIAHVHCRabbi might say this every month, mostly in expression of joyall Elu(l) i’ ah
2330BRAZEN / MOPISH (Right and Left)VHCBold battalion about to destroy second ship abandoned in the doldrumsraze in bn; mo + anag.
2325MASONVHCWho’ll make mark when working?m + as + on, & lit.; ref. mason’s marks
2324CELEBRATIONSVHCWhen Trump’s lead vanishes and Democrat comes in, these could be considerableanag. with D for T, & lit.
2322VENTRICOSEVHCVery endomorphic, initially uncomfortable in corset?v, e + anag. , & lit.
2318TIMENOPENNY (TIMENOGUY) (Penny for the Guy)VHCWhat’s-his-name, obscure English MP, nonentity abandoning Tories’ leaderanag. incl. E, less T; ref. resignation of Stephen Phillips MP
2313PERFECTFirstHints of fruit, eggs and cream in fresh parfait à l’anglaise?first letters in pert
2309GLOBETROTTERVHCBall, testing type, too much for international touristglobe + trier with OTT for i
2015-2016
2291AVESTA (Printer’s Devilry)VHCOperating to remove body art, surgeon le/t too many criticise 
2287VALETVHCA scallywag at heart, trousered in check – Bunter, possibly?a l in vet; ref. Lord Peter Wimsey’s valet
2279CLEMENTINEVHCCleric, not half eminent, somehow like certain Popes?anag. less ric
2274SIMPATICOVHCMatic plays with a lot of poise in friendly in Italyanag. less e; ref. Chelsea footballer
2272SNOWMOBILEVHCSome bowling – not good, erratic – from which sledgers might get mileageanag. less g
2265ESPRIT FORTVHCReformed priest, such as Knox? Probably notanag. + Fort
2261GANGSTERLANDVHCWherein capo of goodfellas has one strangled, possiblyg + an + anag., & lit.
2250MILESTONE (with missing O) (Missing Letter)SecondPrincipals in La Scala and ENO change with time – something to be celebrated with Met?Moët; anag. incl L, S
2014-2015
2248WAISTLINEVHCIt’s cunningly concealed in wide, full-skirted style of clothinganag. in w A-line, & lit.
2244AVANT-GARDISTEVHCDevastating RA, potentially?anag. & lit.
2239ERADIATE (Spoonerisms)VHCRoute chaise ride erratically, having imbibed a bitshoot rays; a in anag. + ate
2235CHOCK-A-BLOCKVHCScotch after cold wine and a nip of armagnac makes one awfy fouC hock + a block
2230GATES OF DEATHVHCIn which God and the Fates might be found embracing one?a in anag., & lit.
2222OBJECT LESSONThirdStart to junk obsolescent exercises, improving educational processanag. incl. j
2218FOREIGNERVHCJob that involves screwing bosses or freeing nutsanag.; boss1,2
2209(O)CT(O)BER (Letters Latent)VHCBrecht, lacking a touch of humour, turned out historically powerful stuffanag. less h; stuff = liquor
2200BRINDISIVHCToast two slices of bread in a very hot place indeedbr in Dis + I3
2013-2014
2191PLUGVHCWhat, when put up, is quickly put down – a tent, perhapsgulp (rev.); see tent2
2183SANGRAILVHCIn which one might see blood flow, centuries agosang3+ rail4, & lit.
2178PARISONVHCOne in glasshouse fashions thisa in prison, & lit.
2174CHARET (Printer’s Devilry)SecondOf a kind with ruffs and su/its, ducks and loonsref. clothing & birds
2168CENTURY (with missing C) (Missing Letter)VHCUrn etc lost before finale in Sydney, Stokes’s sore in Perthscore; anag. y; ref. test century by Ben S.
2152STUFFED SHIRTVHCWho’s self-important, without substance – this duffer possibly?anag. incl. s, t, & lit.
2148ZOLLVEREINVHCZone with flexible line over introduction of levies?z + anag. incl. l, & lit.
2012-2013
2139DE RIGUEURVHCLeftie does a turn about wanton head of undemocratic EU, as convention dictatesrig u EU all in red (rev.)
2131DIVES / MALIK (Right and Left)VHCIndian who owns a milk round fails to keep very wealthy customeranag.; v in dies
2118BLOKEISHVHCLike leading characters in heroic Boy’s Own stories, possiblyanag. incl. first letters, & lit.; ref. former boys’ magazine ‘Boy’s Own Paper’
2116YULETIDE (with jumble of COMEDO) (Christmas Devilry)VHCFeast for which tailless neat needs some doctoring in a stone sheltertid(y) in yu lee
2109THICKETYVHCAs woodland might be after time, uncultivated yet variegatedt + hick (adj) + anag.
2105TITANIC / ICEBERG (Overlaps)VHCGiant bird, one from the east, a diver, a bête noire for marinerstit an; grebe (rev.)
2100A STITCH IN TIMEVHCTreat thalassemia initially with hematinic – it’s one way to avoid complications lateranag. incl t
2096TRICKVHCJohn Travolta’s no. 1, written with Little Richard?T + Rick
2011-2012
2091SNIFTERVHCIn which one’s swirling finest drop of Rémy?anag. + R & lit.
2083BEWITCHVHCGrumble about backward-looking people in general strikewe (rev.) in bitch
2078RÉCOLLETVHCWho might be lector in reformed order, having grasp of Latin and English?L, E in anag., & lit.
2070MISTREATMENTVHCHeartless men – rats – mete it outanag. less e, & lit.
2065DERMESTIDAEVHCFaded, ornate Kidderminster with a hint of mustiness could be meat and drink for thesecomp. anag. incl a, m, & lit.
2064COLD TURKEYVHCWhat leaves one with familiar yen when cocaine, then horse and Ecstasy, are withdrawn?i.e. cold turkey less c, Turk, E = old Y; & lit.
2062APPLE-KNOCKERSecondIn Topeka ‘plonker’ is, with a touch of coarseness, translated into thiscomp. anag. incl. c, & lit.
2053PERISHER def. ESTIMATE (Wrong Number)VHCPain? Possibly herpes, I reckon initiallyanag. incl. r; reckon
2049PARTY-POOPERVHCOne won’t have fun by entertaining pretentious old foolarty poop5 in per
2045CATENATEVHCWith links one can tee off inhaling whiff of tangt in anag. incl. a; tang3
2010-2011
2040EASTER (Printer’s Devilry)VHCCrude cosmetic surgeon made abr/upt, insensitive cracks 
2036AL CONTOVHCThe sort of menu that offers a portion of veal con tortellinihidden
2031EMBROIDERYVHCSeamstress’s skill can make bride more shapely in the rearanag. + y
2027THRENETICALSecondAnthem for relict is a composition of this formcomp. anag. & lit.
2019OVERAWE / HENOTIC (Right and Left)VHCTo intimidate remaining elements of army who envisage promoting appeasement, run in the COover + a, w, e; anag.
2012BLOATINGSecondWhat’s leader of Liberals at in bog, shiftily? Smokinganag. incl. L; ref. N. Clegg’s admission on ‘Desert Island Discs’
2010A COMING OF AGEVHCA GOC foaming, close to insane, represented defining experience for majoranag. incl. e
2000TWO THOUSANDVHCIn sum, Azed’s puzzles do stand out – and how!anag.
1997FADOVHCTwo notes die away almost to nothing in part of a doleful songfa do; fad(e) + 0; hidden
1992FOULARDVHCA light stock that, with fat skimmed off, is drunk in Scotlandfoulard less lard = fou
2009-2010
1988PERIQUEVHCSnout’s turned on in stirre (rev.) in pique
1979FAR-OUTVHCIntellectual newspaper contains leaders in Arabic, or in FrenchAr ou in FT
1971WATERMANSHIPVHCCore requirement for crewmen with their sampan adriftw + anag., & lit.
1967SUBORDINATELYVHCCook used Tony Blair – thus? On the contraryanag. & lit.
1960NGANA (3 defs + letter mixture) (Parcels)VHCPerson enabling assessment of tewel disorder found in horsesBEING ANAL
1940SCANT def. SNEAP (Wrong Number)VHCSlight snivel started by a pinch of snuffs + cant; pinch
2008-2009
1932NINE-TO-FIVEVHCIn drag, wearing fragrance by Chanel? That typifies a certain kind of routinei’ net in No. Five; ref. Chanel perfume
1923ELLIPTICVHCOval sickener: opening pair dismissed, undone by turning ballpill (rev.) in (em)etic
1908WE THREE KINGSVHCNomadically seeking the origins of western religion? That’s usanag. incl w, r, & lit.
1906MORSEVHCIn Azed competitions an ace & lit combines delicacy and a certain somethingMorse & lit = morsel it
2007-2008
1884FREELOADERVHCFederer, halo slipping, match finally lost – that’s a bummeranag. less h
1879LITTER BASKETVHCI take bottles right for ordinary recyclinganag. with r for o, & lit.
1875GOUTTE / UPREAR (Right and Left)SecondLeading pairs in golf’s utmost test drop back after winning startgo ut te; up + rear
1853ANTIQUITARIANVHCOne who opposes almost completely a new attitude going roundanti + quit(e)+ a + n air (rev.), & lit.
1840W(I)NN(I)E-THE-POOH (Letters Latent)VHCLover of honey upset honeypot when extracting last of honeyanag. less y
2006-2007
1827AMAKOSI def. DENUDED (Wrong Number)FirstWhat might make these Zulu chiefs die sinners? Naked missionaries!naked; comp. anag.
1823KISSVHCIs caught between Sarkozy’s heart and Segolene’s head? Voter’s mark might signify thisis in k, s; x = kiss
1818POISSO(N) D’AVRIL (Letters Latent)ThirdOne who’s had a drop of vodka spoils radio broadcastanag. incl. v
1804CLOTHES SENSE (Spoonerisms)VHCBlair foes show Gordon Brown’s possibly less honest at heartflair beaux show; anag. in CE
1797HEARTSecondTry a drop of Theakstons – it beats Courage!hear + t; 2 defs
1792APPALOOSA / ESTAMINET (Right and Left)VHCWherein you might see men sit and eat horse, a very soft potato with itanag. & lit.; a pp aloo + SA
2005-2006
1771PARTERRESecondLines go wrong and echo – something one playing to the gallery forgets?part err E
1766GEST (Printer’s Devilry)VHCIn Regent’s Park theatre sta/r eats alfresco 
1753DIAGONALVHCIt comes in from a corner and goalie almost blundersanag. less e
1750PLOUGHMANVHCA group of stars provide backing for one cutting groovy tracksPlough man
1746ENTOMICVHCTonemic variant of lice, for example (not mice, however)2 anags.
1741LORD NELSONVHCVictorious captain, centre stage in Trafalgar Square, left Londoners deliriousl + anag.; ref Ashes celebration
2004-2005
1728EIDOLA def. NULLAH (Wrong Number)VHCWhat’s one to clean with a bit of Lux in running water? PearlsI do L all in ea; water
1715RELEASE / RASPING (Right and Left)VHCIrritating paper contains biased presentation of news about charter to disclose informationspin in rag; anag.
1711MINUSVHCNot positive, as suggested by ‘ums’?i.e. m in us
1702WORDSMITHERYThirdWhat modish writer with yen for a bit of innovation might supplyanag. with y for i, & lit.
1700FIVE-O’CLOCK SHADOWVHCWhat plays havoc with few kids’ cool?anag. & lit.
2003-2004
1676CRINGE-MAKINGVHCWhat ginger camiknickers, half falling off, might be?anag. less ickers, & lit.
1672IMPASTOS (Spoonerisms)VHCI’m to change, embracing Tony (not half), Ken emotesmany coats; I’m + To(ny) in pass
1648MAGIC LANTERNVHCPowerful source of light shows Wise men, a threesome, gathered round family groupclan in Magi tern
1641GADGETEERVHCWho’s greeted a bit of gismology excitedly?anag. incl. g, & lit.
1633EMPATRON / WINTERLY (Right and Left)ThirdDesolate, having blown rent in crafty perm rashly including a ton on one-time championanag. in wily; a t in anag. + on
2002-2003
1619GISMO (Printer’s Devilry)VHCTop i/ronic response to provision of free food 
1611LEISLERVHCSellers, clipping heads of Spike and Secombe, is performing something truly battyanag. less S, S; ref. Goon Show
1589JOKESMITHVHCWho might make jest – him? That’s about rightOK in anag., & lit.
1580MARGENT def. BEETLES (Wrong Number)VHCInside information in place where cars are traded: perhaps Austin’s borderlinecars; gen in mart, ref. Alfred A.
1576FACADEVHCWhat has more style than substance? A decaf, frappéanag.
1572SHIELD-MAYVHCLadyish me? That’s not how I usually appearanag. & lit.
2001-2002
1544PATROL (with jumble of RAPTORES) (Christmas Devilry)VHCWhat makes receptors race: troop, with area secured, turning up right on linea in tp (rev.) + r, o, l
1533MASTER-MARINERSecondLeader of ratings in tramp (not troop) steamer? Could beanag. incl. r, less tp, & lit.
1528STROP (Spoonerisms)VHCWhat should reduce risk for caver – some robust ropecould…shaver; hidden
2000-2001
1500GIT (on board ship) (Ship of Fools)VHCLighter docked with damaged kitBARGITK; barg(e) + anag.
1492The year that Columbus discovered America (Anagram)VHCDate, circa MD, above Yule teaser – O, such mirth! 
1489FRONT-BENCHERVHCFrench, mostly très bon, volatile? Cook fits this descriptionanag. less s; ref. Robin C.
1999-2000
1463REVERSIONALThirdAccount in sterling relation to sum payable on deathversion in real
1454GET-UPVHCExcellent return on high investmentsget (n) + up
1437MISTLETOEVHCDiminutive spray, perhaps, seen over Noel with outer bits removedmist-let + (N)oe(i), & lit.
1433NEANDERTHALFirstOne might describe arch-conservative thus and hearten loony leftanag. + l
1998-1999
1402PENTOSE (Definition of Anagram)VHCStyle and comb Afghan’s coatposteen; pen + tose; ref dog
1398PERMETHRINVHCWhat, when sprayed, makes Hemipteron right for nothinganag. with r for 0, & lit.
1389ALL-OVERISHVHCFinished, anticipating expiry? Not that badall over ish
1380RAPPORT (Misprints)VHCGood vines boost Australian winerap port; vibes
1997-1998
1355DIACATHOLICONVHCA ——’s forte might be as antidote for colic (mixed with a bit of honey)comp. anag. & lit.
1342ALIENS / RAPINE (Right and Left)VHCRefuse embraces by marauding strangers when protecting right over propertyin in rape4 lien in as
1336STOCKINGVHCContents for this? Nick’s got supplyanag. & lit.; supply adv.
1325UPROOTALVHCLeads to unhappy people residing outside of their accustomed land?first letters & lit.
1996-1997
1307AGILE (Spoonerisms)VHCBeer with large measure of gin in, capable of making couple sick?supple kick; gi(n) in ale
1284STALE (3 defs. + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)VHCSpot least disciplined type of bowling – it’s essential if you want to flailSTA(IN SWING)LE; anag.
1264TREDRILLE / FERVOROUS (Right and Left)VHCBaboon in its natural habitat provides amusement for three over-fours, cavorting with zealdrill in tree; anag.
1260OUT-AND-OUTVHCUnqualified worker, without aspiration, dismissed after strikingout (h)and out
1995-1996
1250SONEOCARDIA (STENOCARDIA) (Ten to One)VHCThis condition can kill, said a coroner almost casuallyanag. less r
1247PREDICANTVHCHe might deliver epic rant with suggestion of Dutch Reformedanag. incl. D, & lit.
1238ELASTIN (Printer’s Devilry)VHCOne cannot exactly describe grav/y granules 
1229GRUPPETTOSecondWhat’s tremulously put together without the sustaining pedal?p in anag. less the, & lit.
1994-1995
1186GRISELDAThirdSid tangled with large character played by Hattieanag., ref. Sid James, Hattie Jacques/‘Griselda Pugh’ in ‘Hancock’s Half Hour’
1165YAPSTERVHCBarking pet, say? Right!anag. + R
1156TERPSICHOREANVHCAs pert chorine in lively style of dancinganag. & lit.
1993-1994
1143DEATH (Printer’s Devilry)VHCTo revive England’s fortunes selectors need a more inspired I/an Botham 
1122BASILIANVHCOne adhering to orders of a church after chapter falls outbasili(c)an
1113EMPLASTRUMVHCWhat might be changed to trammel pus?anag. & lit.
1992-1993
1074DEMIREPVHCDrab media comic lacking adult materialanag. less a + rep
1069(P)OSTICHE (Headpieces)VHCEcht oils reproduced: are copies thus described?anag.
1991-1992
1039TOLERABLEVHCHell to bear? Not hard – easyanag. less h
1017SCHAPSKA / PEARMAIN (Right and Left)VHCRestyled shako (not round) caps what’s worn by cavalry general, almost the finest at the front, in Worcester perhapsanag. less O; pear(1) + main
1000ONE THOUSANDVHCHe’s out? No – bats on and makes a very big scoreanag. + and
1990-1991
982ALMANACVHCIn which one finds early intimations of anniversaries, lunar movements and notable astronomical changesfirst letters & lit.
978DOUBLE-CENTURYVHCWhat coarse cricketer, especially, might relish – knock by cultured oneanag.
972Anagram of 28 letters (Anagram)VHCA change of hat: turn ‘able’ into ‘uble’ 
961WAVESONVHCWhat’s seen after ship goes down: birds diving in as things are coming upaves in now (rev.)
1989-1990
939A-PER-SE / ESCROC (Right and Left)VHCFaultless article appears in papers exposing scandalous soccer fraudhidden; anag.
934LACE-UPSVHCPeople making good after censure – they’re certainly not loaferslace ups
926NERDVHCPain in the neck not uncommonly noted by reversing driverne + dr (rev.)
920CHRIST-CROSS-ROWVHCSomething of which AZ might be representative: X-words after Xchrist cross row
913ARCHIBALDVHCAce, chief in base, scourge of enemy flyersa + ch in ribald
900(C)HARLATANIS(M) (Letters Latent)VHCA natural heartlessly treated in his unprofessional doctor’s practiceanag. less u in his
1988-1989
869HOLD-UPSVHCMuggings preoccupy the well-to-dohold ups
840SONDEVHCFish perhaps benefits from this: being lightly done on top of stoves + anag.; ref. Michael F., weatherman
1986-1987
783CAMPESINOVHCPeasant’s income might be derived from ——’s involvement with neatcomp. anag. & lit.
774VICTORINEVHCSee nice trio playing something soft and sweetv. + anag.
1984-1985
666Any word; subsidiary indication omits an animal (Beasts)VHCTake in what’s given out where gossip is repeatedgr(ape)vine; r in anag.
1982-1983
568TETHER (Printer’s Devilry)VHCIn work of a r/eal draughtsman ship is easily recognised 
1981-1982
506ELANET (Printer’s Devilry)VHCA sewer runs a long th/read carefully 
486JUMPED-UPVHCEditor excited after appropriate epithet applied to Beaverbrookjump + ed, up
1980-1981
464SIMKINVHCI’m what starts Kashmiri in religious transgression, perhapsI’m, K in sin, & lit.
460SWOOPVHCWhat lovers do with poise after start of seduction?s, woo, p
1979-1980
371GRADINVHCSee this – it’s a form of raised seatingcomp. anag. & lit.
1978-1979
327HEMLOCKSecondThis in water is disastrous near the milk-cowcomp. anag. & lit., water h.

 
HCs awarded to A. J. Wardrop
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2016-2017
  2347 ASLEEP
  2343 RESTORE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
2015-2016
  2305 AGREE def. PATCH (Wrong Number)
  2296 IMPROPERLY
  2283 BARGAIN
  2270 FENESTRA
  2257 BUST-UP / PIT-PAT (Right and Left)
 
2014-2015
  2226 DOUBLE-PARKING
  2220 A twelve-letter ‘Christmas cracker’ (Christmas Cracker)
  2213 SOLECISM
  2205 CUMBERSOME
 
2013-2014
  2187 WEST
  2170 SAYONARA
  2165 OUT OF ORDER
  2161 FARRAGO
  2157 MELODRAMATIC
 
2012-2013
  2135 LOB
  2126 DESPERATE
  2122 NICETY
  2113 PICAROON
 
2011-2012
  2087 ROCKET
  2058 ROBUST
 
2010-2011
  2023 CHAMBRANLE
  2014 HACKETTE
  2006 GROAN (Spoonerisms)
 
2009-2010
  1984 ORWEL(L)IAN (Doublethink)
  1975 SEPTENTRIONAL
  1962 ANADEM
  1953 TRAUMA (misprint of T) (Misprints)
  1949 PALFRENIER
  1945 PRISON
 
2008-2009
  1936 LITMUS TEST
  1927 TONSURE (Spoonerisms)
  1918 PALAMPORE
  1914 VE(S)TAL (Letters Latent)
  1910 BARPERSON
  1901 SANITISE
  1897 WASH-OUT
  1893 EARTHY
  1888 RASTER (Printer’s Devilry)
 
2007-2008
  1871 FAIRY GOLD
  1858 HUMONGOUS
  1849 AUXESIS
  1836 POSTHASTE
 
2006-2007
  1814 HIPSTER
  1810 HARE / POSEUR / SERINETTE (DLM)
  1806 INEBRIANT
  1784 TEARAWAY
 
2005-2006
  1762 DUDDERY
  1758 BIMBETTE
  1752 MIDWINTER
  1737 ANIMUS
 
2004-2005
  1724 MONEYBAGS
  1707 GALENA (Definition of Anagram)
  1698 CROSSTIE
  1694 MISINTERPRET
  1689 SYNOD
  1685 MINO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1680 PILLOW-CUP
 
2003-2004
  1659 SCAREDY-CAT
  1654 CRESCENT / ENTHRALS (Overlaps)
  1646 BLACK
  1637 AMNESIC
  1628 ENCOMION
  1624 BELAY
 
2002-2003
  1606 TEOSINTE / INTELSAT (Overlaps)
  1602 FENESTRA
  1598 PHRASEMONGER
  1593 MANSUETE
  1585 SHIATSU
 
2001-2002
  1567 QUEEN
  1563 SLYBOOTS
  1559 THEOLOGASTER
  1550 MEMORITER
  1546 TRANSPARENT
  1541 CHUPRASSY
  1519 CARRY-ON
 
2000-2001
  1515 SNIDE
  1511 DEEP-SEATED
  1506 BARE(-)BONES
  1502 RAPPEL
  1494 MARATHON
  1485 BOURSE / TIFOSO (Right and Left)
  1480 SAMARITAN
  1476 LIGNIPERDOUS
  1467 CANAPÉ
 
1999-2000
  1459 GREATEST (Spoonerisms)
  1446 NEWSPAPERDOM
  1441 Word containing MM displaced by a bug (Millennium Bug)
  1439 JOHN CANOE
  1428 CRICETID
  1424 HEIST
  1419 SPLODGE
  1415 MANATI (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1998-1999
  1394 BERGAMOT
  1367 SANBENITOS
  1363 MAVIN def. THONG (Wrong Number)
 
1997-1998
  1360 BOG-ASPHODEL
  1351 NEATEN (Printer’s Devilry)
  1334 CATACHRESTIC
  1329 PITHOS
  1322 CARPET
  1312 REST-CURE
 
1996-1997
  1303 PONIARD
  1294 TRANSENNA
  1290 NITERIE
  1286 CHALET
  1281 ABLUTOMANE
  1277 NOVE(M)BER (Letters Latent)
  1268 ARGIE-BARGIE
 
1995-1996
  1242 KNOCKERS
  1234 AVANT-PROPOS
  1232 The world is too much with us; late and soon (Anagram)
  1216 CHAPERON
  1207 EPOCH-MARKING
  1203 CLERICALISM
 
1994-1995
  1194 DONET
  1190 DENARIUS
  1181 SLADE
  1178 BOOTLEG
  1174 DINGLE-DANGLE
  1169 BLITHE / URSINE (Right and Left)
  1161 ADIAPHORON
 
1993-1994
  1139 BENJAMIN
  1134 TOVARICH
  1130 AGRESTAL
  1128 CHRISTMAS PRESENT
  1126 CHEATERY
  1117 STAMNOS (3 Consecutive Letters)
  1108 GREEN
  1104 BURYING-PLACES
  1100 CONCORDANCE
 
1992-1993
  1095 STINK
  1091 SAPSAGO (Spoonerisms)
  1076 PARLOUR GAMES
  1061 MAGIC
  1056 ENTRAIN def. ASTHORE (Wrong Number)
  1052 AGANIPPE
  1048 GALLOPADE
 
1991-1992
  1043 PESTO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1034 BURLAP
  1030 PASTILLE
  1026 LET-OFF
  1024 PRESENT (3 defs + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)
  1021 BEARD
  1013 ALVEARY
  1004 OIL PAINTINGS
  995 STASIMA (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1990-1991
  987 IRON CURTAIN
  974 AVANT-PROPOS
  956 SPEAR-SIDE
  947 SHOULDER-SLIP
 
1989-1990
  930 SABULOSE
  922 REFORMADO
 
1988-1989
  878 MOUSEPIECE
  874 BLUESTOCKING
  862 OFF-AND-ON
  849 VISITE
 
1987-1988
  831 COOLABAH (Spoonerisms)
  818 EMBUSQUÉ
  816 POTLACH (with extra O in word) (Extra letter)
  814 SPOUSAGE
  809 DOLCE VITA
  792 DISTHENE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1986-1987
  779 MISSING LINK
  770 HERMITS
  764 CHILDERMAS
  757 ETHEROMANIAC (Misprints)
  753 SHEEPDOG
  750 SALMAGUNDY (THLMAGUY/OULMAGUY) (750 themed clue)
  735 MALIGN
 
1985-1986
  731 STRING
  727 WELL-TO-DO
  718 FLO(GG)IN(G) (Letters Latent)
  712 PANTOMIME HORSE
  709 GINGER
  701 BALUSTRADE
  692 FIDIBUS def. PRICKET (Wrong Number)
 
1984-1985
  670 TURNIP-FLEA
  662 BARGE-COUPLE
  649 AUSTRALORP
  644 EASY STREET (or STAPELIA)
 
1983-1984
  627 AMBIENT
  609 LUCKY-BAG
 
1982-1983
  564 PARAMENT
  559 EMBASE
 
1981-1982
  508 POSTURE-MAKER
  504 SIMMENTHALER
  500 BEFOOL (two extra Ds) (Extra Letter)
 
1980-1981
  456 BALADINE
  452 DISSENTERISM
  439 LINGA (Printer’s Devilry)
  426 MISL(E)ADING (Letters Latent)
 
1979-1980
  414 UNBOSOMER
  406 BOIL
 
1978-1979
  366 MONKEY-SHINE
  362 SEA-SOLDIER
  354 SHEER-HULK
  352 FAIRY LIGHTS
 
1977-1978
  310 STERNFAST
  306 DICKENS
  285 BOYFRIEND (Misprints)
  276 AMTRACK
  267 MORRIS-DANCE
 


Annual Honours record of A. J. Wardrop
Clues  |  HCs   |  Other competitors
YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2015-20161 (0, 1, 0) 7 4 6
2014-20151 (0, 0, 1) 8 4 5
2013-20141 (0, 1, 0) 6 5 10
2012-20130 8 4 8
2011-20121 (0, 1, 0) 9 2 3
2010-20112 (0, 2, 0) 8 3 2
2009-20100 6 6 11
2008-20090 4 9 24
2007-20081 (0, 1, 0) 4 4 11
2006-20073 (1, 1, 1) 3 4 6
2005-20061 (0, 1, 0) 5 4 9
2004-20051 (0, 0, 1) 4 7 12
2003-20041 (0, 0, 1) 4 6 17
2002-20030 6 5 13
2001-20021 (0, 1, 0) 2 7 22
2000-20010 3 9
1999-20002 (1, 0, 1) 2 8 12
1998-19990 4 3 18
1997-19980 4 6 22
1996-19970 4 7 26
1995-19961 (0, 1, 0) 3 5 19
1994-19951 (0, 0, 1) 2 7 18
1993-19940 3 9
1992-19930 2 7
1991-19920 3 9
1990-19910 4 4 21
1989-19900 6 2 15
1988-19890 2 4
1987-19880 0 6
1986-19870 2 7
1985-19860 0 7
1984-19850 1 4
1983-19840 0 2
1982-19830 1 2
1981-19820 2 3
1980-19810 2 4
1979-19800 1 2
1978-19791 (0, 1, 0) 0 4
1977-19780 0 5