Clues written by R. A. England
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R. A. England2802265630Dec 1978Apr 200526y 4m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1995-1996
1234AVANT-PROPOSVHCThis proem is served up anew: apparently Morton approves!comp. anag.; ap = apparently; ref. first prizewinner in AZ comp 974
1994-1995
1200Nine letter word (C and T latent) (Letters Latent)VHCIn early, bats with resolution(C)ER(T)AINLY; anag.
1174DINGLE-DANGLEVHCIn the usual way of a mobile, ring induced move towards the pocketding led angle; ref. mobile phones, snooker
1993-1994
1147MAYDAYVHCThis call always or nearly always gets doctor out? Yesay or ay(e) in MD + ay, & lit.
1130AGRESTALVHCAs lea-rig badly maintained, one succumbing to first sign of tares?anag. with t for I, & lit.
1128CHRISTMAS PRESENTVHCA variety of scriptures and anthems could give this festive offering a touch of upliftanag. less u & lit.
1992-1993
1084PIERCEABLE / SALESGIRL (DLM)VHCBy calibre peerless not apt to be bored
I offer betrothal, Grissel my adored
 
1069(P)OSTICHE (Headpieces)SecondA foreign hair-piece – it’s phoney Herr covering!anag. in Boche
1061MAGICVHCShare this craft and turn into archimagescomp. anag. & lit.
1991-1992
1039TOLERABLEVHCNot exactly ’ell to bearanag. & lit.
1026LET-OFFVHCThis could derive from the fluff of a slipper made of feltanag.; slipper = slip fielder (OED)
1024PRESENT (3 defs + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)VHCPeople trapped by recessionary conditions always prompt an emotional responseSEM(PRE SENT)IMENT; men in times (rev. )
1017SCHAPSKA / PEARMAIN (Right and Left)VHCMaybe part of dessert at high table meal – fruit might cap it, detaining fellows along with a spot of kirschpear-main; chaps k in SA
1008SPORTSCASTER (Misprints)VHCLeft on board a vessel, I report on the galegame; port in SS + caster
1990-1991
943BARAGOUINVHCTeasing in barbarian tongue could be banter in ——comp. anag. & lit.
1989-1990
904VOETGANGERVHC—— (S.A.): it’s potentially a destroyer of grass and vegetationcomp. anag. & lit.
895TONE DEAFSecondNot at all like the siren that spells end of tea breakanag.; bewitching singer
891CATVHCOne that wants room to swing?double mng.
1987-1988
827MICKEY-TAKINGVHCHere’s chaff, before the acquisition of corntaking after mickey
1986-1987
764CHILDERMASVHCMid Rachel’s weeping originates this holy dayanag. & lit.; ref. Matt. 2, 18
1982-1983
572SNAKE-OILVHCPain I slake? Noanag. & lit.
558MINCEMEAT (with one extra R) (Extra Letter)VHCI may be used to force, but do as I say and I may become tamertame; i.e. mince meat; forcemeat
1981-1982
500BEFOOL (two extra Ds) (Extra Letter)VHCTake a rise out of piddling funds in BLpiling; oof (rev.) in B, el
1980-1981
454CHRISTMAS BOXVHCCram this merrily with tips of silver because of Xmasanag. + initial letters, & lit.
1979-1980
397BIJOUTERIE (Misprints)VHCJoyeux: engagé dans joie et bruit sans finjoyaux = jewels; joie et brui(t), anag.
393INTRACARDIACVHCThis form of surgery the key to mend a certain dicky heart?comp. anag. & lit.
388ALEXIPHARMICVHCBitter kernel of toxin I mostly remove without damageale-x + harm in I pic(k)
1978-1979
349ODDCOMESHORTVHCA hangover, before neat rum issue!odd come + short; hangover (OED) = something left over

 
HCs awarded to R. A. England
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2004-2005
  1715 RELEASE / RASPING (Right and Left)
 
1996-1997
  1284 STALE (3 defs. + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)
  1277 NOVE(M)BER (Letters Latent)
 
1995-1996
  1247 PREDICANT
  1242 KNOCKERS
  1232 The world is too much with us; late and soon (Anagram)
  1229 GRUPPETTO
  1225 CURRY
  1216 CHAPERON
  1207 EPOCH-MARKING
  1203 CLERICALISM
 
1994-1995
  1194 DONET
  1190 DENARIUS
  1181 SLADE
  1180 COLD TURKEY
  1178 BOOTLEG
  1152 PARACETAMOL
 
1993-1994
  1143 DEATH (Printer’s Devilry)
  1139 BENJAMIN
  1134 TOVARICH
  1126 CHEATERY
  1122 BASILIAN
  1117 STAMNOS (3 Consecutive Letters)
  1113 EMPLASTRUM
 
1992-1993
  1087 OLD SOLDIER
  1074 DEMIREP
  1065 TANDOORI
  1048 GALLOPADE
 
1991-1992
  1043 PESTO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1034 BURLAP
  1030 PASTILLE
  1021 BEARD
  1013 ALVEARY
  1000 ONE THOUSAND
 
1990-1991
  987 IRON CURTAIN
  969 BUNTER
  961 WAVESON
  956 SPEAR-SIDE
  952 STAR (Spoonerisms)
  947 SHOULDER-SLIP
 
1989-1990
  900 (C)HARLATANIS(M) (Letters Latent)
 
1988-1989
  869 HOLD-UPS
  868 ROLAND (2 clues + def. of contents) (Parcels)
  849 VISITE
  840 SONDE
 
1987-1988
  816 POTLACH (with extra O in word) (Extra letter)
 
1983-1984
  590 MINEVER
 
1982-1983
  576 TOP-NOTCH
 
1981-1982
  513 ETYMOLOGICON
  506 ELANET (Printer’s Devilry)
  504 SIMMENTHALER
 
1979-1980
  419 RAMILLIES
  414 UNBOSOMER
  371 GRADIN
 
1978-1979
  354 SHEER-HULK
  352 FAIRY LIGHTS
 


Annual Honours record of R. A. England
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2004-20050 0 1
 
1996-19970 0 2
1995-19960 0 8
1994-19950 2 6
1993-19940 3 7
1992-19931 (0, 1, 0) 2 4 20
1991-19920 5 6 15
1990-19910 1 6
1989-19901 (0, 1, 0) 2 1 21
1988-19890 0 4
1987-19880 1 1
1986-19870 1 0
 
1983-19840 0 1
1982-19830 2 1
1981-19820 1 3
1980-19810 1 0
1979-19800 3 3
1978-19790 1 2