Clues written by P. Drummond
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P. Drummond2303206526Apr 1972Jul 199119y 3m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1987-1988
805LITOTESThird‘Only a little one’ as cover for whoppers – or just the oppositetot in lies
792DISTHENE (Printer’s Devilry)VHCGood gracious me! Lo/ver wants fortune 
1985-1986
683BANISHVHCIf one goes in for forest clearing in a country, one gets order to leaveI for glade in Bangladesh
1984-1985
644EASY STREET (or STAPELIA)VHCFlower with scent pleases? It can’t possibly!comp. anag. & lit.
631INTERLOCKVHCConnect for working together, etc, or link otherwiseanag.
1983-1984
607CARNEYVHCSly composer replaces one of his works in transcriptionArne for op in copy
600Into the jaws of Death / Into the mouth of Hell (Anagram)VHCWho told those faithful men to join the hate?h. = enemy bombardment, OED Suppt.
1982-1983
547GLEEMANSecondFaultless single leads to return of fame for old pop singer(sin)gle + name (rev.)
1981-1982
508POSTURE-MAKERVHCProteus is literally an assumer of strange shapesi.e. anag. of posture
495CACOETHESVHCAn itch suitably treated ceases to itch – it’s goneanag. less it’s
1980-1981
464SIMKINVHCThe widow in Pakistan is required simply not to importune relativessim(ply) + kin, widow = champagne
456BALADINEVHCMountebank supplying bride with a sort of romance for freea Ladin for rid in bride
454CHRISTMAS BOXVHCIn present chart, ‘miss’ strangely precedes ‘hit’anag. + box
1979-1980
384OUTSPREADINGVHCCountry rates and taxes 50% up with town sprawlouts (qv.) + (u)p + Reading
1977-1978
298NOSERVHC‘No Observer’, though not involving end of magazine, is still a blowno seer, less e
1976-1977
225VALETAVHCYou want a dance tune – give the band a drink for itale for it in vitta
212SURCINGLESVHCAdd these for curing saddles going astraycomp. anag. & lit.
1975-1976
174EPEOLATRYVHCYour real poet can make it without our idolising his materialanag. less our
165Lance, pompano, bonito, porbeagle, thornback, menhaden, albacore, huso (Anagram)SecondEach booboo planned. Untangle a marine troop. Chambers’ book can help 
1974-1975
139PIEPOWDERVHCBird bloody dago turned round to follow is an old-fashioned tramppi3 + red wop (rev.)
1973-1974
57MINARET (Printer’s Devilry)VHCI fi/re at enemy advance 
1972-1973
50CORPULE(N)T (Letters Latent)VHCRising actor in brilliant part resembling Falstaffpro (rev.) in culet

 
HCs awarded to P. Drummond
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1991-1992
  1000 ONE THOUSAND
 
1989-1990
  908 INDIGO (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1988-1989
  869 HOLD-UPS
  857 REDCAP / NICETY (Right and Left)
  849 VISITE
 
1987-1988
  827 MICKEY-TAKING
  818 EMBUSQUÉ
  816 POTLACH (with extra O in word) (Extra letter)
  788 CROW
 
1986-1987
  779 MISSING LINK
  770 HERMITS
  750 SALMAGUNDY (THLMAGUY/OULMAGUY) (750 themed clue)
 
1985-1986
  731 STRING
  727 WELL-TO-DO
  714 MOTE
  705 MUSICOTHERAPY
  696 ANTIMNEMONIC
  692 FIDIBUS def. PRICKET (Wrong Number)
  688 CUCURBITAL
 
1984-1985
  670 TURNIP-FLEA
  653 INTERNUNCIO
 
1982-1983
  572 SNAKE-OIL
  564 PARAMENT
  556 SWEAL (Misprints)
  543 STAYING POWER
 
1981-1982
  504 SIMMENTHALER
  500 BEFOOL (two extra Ds) (Extra Letter)
  491 SEVENTY-EIGHT
 
1980-1981
  469 APLUSTRE
  460 SWOOP
 
1979-1980
  414 UNBOSOMER
  397 BIJOUTERIE (Misprints)
  393 INTRACARDIAC
  388 ALEXIPHARMIC
  375 SPREATHE
  371 GRADIN
 
1978-1979
  366 MONKEY-SHINE
  352 FAIRY LIGHTS
  349 ODDCOMESHORT
  340 BOOKSIE
  336 ELF-ARROW / CUTHBERT (Right and Left)
  314 MERIL (Spoonerisms)
 
1977-1978
  301 TROLLOPISH
  300 SLINK-BUTCHER
  294 HUMECT
 
1976-1977
  250 Stands the church clock at ten to three? (Anagram)
  243 OLYMPIC
  238 CRAMBOJINGLE
  229 METRICATE
  216 SCANTITY
 
1975-1976
  203 BOGY
  200 The Extra Guest (minus CC) (Letters Latent)
  197 CAMERA (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1974-1975
  143 Jingle for BALTHAZAR, MELCHIOR, CASPAR (A jingle)
  114 PANIC
  105 Malabar-rat, raccoon, nylghau, oriole, aberdevine, howler (Anagram)
 
1973-1974
  97 TREBUCHET
  92 BRAINWASH
  88 BLOOMERY
  66 NONSENSE
 
1972-1973
  43 A neologism (Neologisms)
  40 FANTOCCINI
  14 Terrapin, hermit, elephant, armadillo, rhesus (Anagram)
  10 LINGERIE
  5 SCEUOPHYLAX
 


Annual Honours record of P. Drummond
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1991-19920 0 1
 
1989-19900 0 1
1988-19890 0 3
1987-19881 (0, 0, 1) 1 4
1986-19870 0 3
1985-19860 1 7
1984-19850 2 2
1983-19840 2 0
1982-19831 (0, 1, 0) 0 4
1981-19820 2 3
1980-19810 3 2
1979-19800 1 6
1978-19790 0 6
1977-19780 0 3
1976-19770 2 5
1975-19761 (0, 1, 0) 1 3
1974-19750 1 3
1973-19740 1 4
1972-19730 1 5