Clues written by A. D. Legge
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A. D. Legge4514407750May 1954Aug 198026y 3mD. Legge
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1979-1980
388ALEXIPHARMICVHCBrew Eleven and Harp drunk, then half a Mickey – antidote neededale XI + anag. + Mic(key)
375SPREATHEVHCWhat can thicky icy blast do? Rasp thee cruellyanag.
371GRADINThirdWhere now the tourist sits, with camera, conjuring up Grecian dramacomp. anag. & lit.
1978-1979
349ODDCOMESHORTVHCNot much left – not even a third of the coffee – thermos defectiveodd + co(ffee) + anag.
319PODESTAVHCLaw officer covertly posted to Genoa – retiring one got outanag. less one got (rev.)
1977-1978
298NOSERVHCThis rebuff quite confounds questionercomp. anag.
276AMTRACKVHCIt’s the way on Blackpool promenade – no right turning, duck(tr)am-track; duck4
1976-1977
249RUDOLPH THE REINDEERVHC‘Pride o’ the herd’ unreal but for a feverish child’s Christmas fantasy?anag. less a
247FLIVVERVHCIt’s comparatively slow on the road – very, very fast in an express trainvv in flier; fast = fixed
1975-1976
200The Extra Guest (minus CC) (Letters Latent)VHCBackwoodsman conditioned to trek(Davy) Crockett; anag.
187POWDERING-TUBVHCE.g. rib put down in pickle. In this?anag. & lit.
161ANCONVHCCreator of space in urban congestionhidden & lit.
1974-1975
152ENAMORADO / ESCLANDRE (Right and Left)VHCThis gallant – a demon oar – involved namely in Leander’s undoing achieves notorietyanag.; sc. in anag.
139PIEPOWDERVHC‘What is the pied piper owed ?’ This court could decide such an issueanag.; ref. Court of P.
135GABIONADEVHCBasketwork bar becoming in a bodegaanag.
130EADISH (Printer’s Devilry)VHCI do no menial jobs in st/out boots 
127FRITHSOKENVHCUnderwood, in high degree, and Kent’s openers contribute to a safe positionfrith3 so Ken(t); ref. Derek U.
110GALLOWS-RIPEVHCWith loose rein we gallop, sir, like highwaymen of yoreanag.
105Malabar-rat, raccoon, nylghau, oriole, aberdevine, howler (Anagram)VHCLo, a dove – a worn-out, branch-bearing hero. Really a miracle! 
1973-1974
97TREBUCHETVHCPainful teeth-curb once coped with the problem of projectionanag.
95THUNDERCLAPVHCMore than a rumble after lightning lunch – depart in confusionanag.
84MIRLIGOES / ILL-OMENED (Right and Left)VHCSome girl, I – liberated – a product of revolution; star-crossed, left with leaderless females, I showed the way aroundanag.; l (w)omen in I led
62SOLITAIRESVHCA kibbutz wouldn’t appeal to them – to Israelis, that’s differentanag.
1972-1973
31KITCHENDOMSecondIn his sphere Kerr’s capital – a sensation – a demon for cooking!K + itch + anag.; ref. Graham K., ‘the Galloping Gourmet’
27VINEGARThirdWhat is used to make tart is given free with a recipeanag. + a r; tart adj.
23SCLERODERMICVHCWith a hard top surface, revising order lies with M.C.C.anag.
14Terrapin, hermit, elephant, armadillo, rhesus (Anagram)VHCSkipper Noah triumphed – all animals at shelter, drier 
Ximenes competitions
1969-1970
1080ANDROMEDAVHCDamned oar shattered, she was held fast on the rocksanag.
1968-1969
1028SATIREVHCPointed wit that has one in tears, convulsedI in anag.
1023CONSOLEVHCBust support to give sadly needed uplift2 mngs.
1967-1968
1002PILLAGEVHCThere’s wickedness in one who holds up a train to commit robberyill in page
997TREACLEVHCElectra complex, and the classic antidoteanag.
989GRENADINEFirstPineapple rings in syrupin in grenade
1966-1967
920ARISTATE (Printer’s Devilry)VHCThe westerner, who hides little, might well think the oriental s/ly 
1965-1966
864PATERNALVHCCarving of lean part shows which side a young Sprat favoursanag.; ref. ‘Jack Sprat’
860CORSAGEVHCThis should provide uplift, the need for which is enshrined in the hearti.e. sag in core
1964-1965
847FRENETICALVHCWhat sort of fancies plague the mind—infect Lear’s delirium?anag.
812ABRUPT / TISANE (Right and Left)VHCRating a pint after the game at Murrayfleld, with few words, Sandy declares lyrically it is one that the doctor orderedAB RU pt; ’tis ane; rugby played at M.
808WAGONERVHCJehu departed in peace? On the contrarygone in war; see Jehu in C.
1963-1964
790PETER-SEE-ME (Sire and Dam)VHCHéloise’s TrystPeter Abelard
1960-1961
617COLOPHONYVHCThe residue may have a golden look; pass nothing spuriouscol O phony
1956-1957
412SERVIETTEVHCTest Revie made to discover a means to counteract dribblinganag., ref. Don R., footbalIer
1954 (2)
306CHICANE / RAMPART (Right and Left)SecondIts sides slope from a flat crown—a striking head-piece! Try it on: it’s smart and one such as you won’t find in Englandram part; chic ane (Scot.)
302MARTINVHCTours his diocese—an eavesdropper, maybe2 mngs.; St. M. of Tours; nesting in eaves

 
HCs awarded to A. D. Legge
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1980-1981
  434 JARDINIÈRE
 
1979-1980
  410 CUL-DE-SAC
  406 BOIL
  404 CANDLE-HOLDER (Spoonerisms)
  401 GO-AHEAD
  397 BIJOUTERIE (Misprints)
  393 INTRACARDIAC
 
1978-1979
  366 MONKEY-SHINE
  362 SEA-SOLDIER
  352 FAIRY LIGHTS
  336 ELF-ARROW / CUTHBERT (Right and Left)
  323 (C)U(C)KOO (Letters Latent)
  314 MERIL (Spoonerisms)
 
1977-1978
  310 STERNFAST
  300 SLINK-BUTCHER
  281 DINOCERAS
  272 MALAGUETTA
  267 MORRIS-DANCE
  263 ERIACH (Printer’s Devilry)
  259 TRANSIRE
 
1976-1977
  255 ROYAL SILVER JUBILEE
  238 CRAMBOJINGLE
  229 METRICATE
  225 VALETA
  216 SCANTITY
  212 SURCINGLES
  208 RALPH
 
1975-1976
  203 BOGY
  197 CAMERA (Printer’s Devilry)
  195 SHILLY-SHALLY
  190 CASSANDRA
  178 A(U)G(U)ST (Letters Latent)
  174 EPEOLATRY
  165 Lance, pompano, bonito, porbeagle, thornback, menhaden, albacore, huso (Anagram)
 
1974-1975
  148 BALLYHOO
  118 OPERETTIST (Misprints)
 
1973-1974
  100 CENTENARIAN
  92 BRAINWASH
  88 BLOOMERY
 
1972-1973
  43 A neologism (Neologisms)
  40 FANTOCCINI
  36 CRUSADER
  10 LINGERIE
  5 SCEUOPHYLAX
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1162 BEAM-ENDS
  1119 RONDE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1969-1970
  1093 MARTINET
  1089 ENCLOISTER
  1084 ANGEL-FOOD
  1071 ORACLE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1968-1969
  1054 PINACOTHECA
  1049 SLANGWHANGER
  1041 TEA-LEAD
  1036 CORONETED
  1032 TENONER (Printer’s Devilry)
  1015 HOAR-HEADED
 
1967-1968
  987 THING (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1966-1967
  954 CERATE (Printer’s Devilry)
  949 BROWSING
  941 HYPODERMIC
  936 MINI SKIRTS
  935 MALAPROP
  916 DIAPASON
 
1965-1966
  890 DEBENTURE
  884 MASHER (Printer’s Devilry)
  882 SNAPDRAGON
 
1963-1964
  800 Charlemagne, Emperor of the West (Anagram)
  780 NOBLEST (and Eximenamination)
 
1962-1963
  746 INTERMIT (Printer’s Devilry)
  743 CHEMIST
 
1961-1962
  694 OSIRIS (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1960-1961
  638 BUREAUCRAT
 
1956-1957
  415 When the snow lay round about (Anagram)
  395 SCALE-ARMOUR
 
1955-1956
  347 TELEVISOR
 
1954 (2)
  293 CAB
  285 PARALYSES
 


Annual Honours record of A. D. Legge
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1980-19810 0 1
1979-19801 (0, 0, 1) 2 6 20
1978-19790 2 6
1977-19780 1 7
1976-19770 2 7
1975-19760 3 7
1974-19750 7 2 9
1973-19740 4 3 22
1972-19732 (0, 1, 1) 2 5 8
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 0 2
1969-19700 1 4
1968-19690 2 6
1967-19681 (1, 0, 0) 2 1 11
1966-19670 1 6
1965-19660 2 3
1964-19650 3 0
1963-19640 1 2
1962-19630 0 2
1961-19620 0 1
1960-19610 1 1
 
1956-19570 1 2
1955-19560 0 1
1954 (2)1 (0, 1, 0) 1 2