Clues written by Brig R. F. E. Stoney
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Brig R. F. E. Stoney3404306238Jun 1954Dec 197824y 6mR. F. E. Stoney
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1978-1979
349ODDCOMESHORTVHCEnd of bolt that’s slightly cracked is bound to failodd + come short
327HEMLOCKVHCA spruce, virile chap wanting one to embrace closelyhe-m(an) + lock
1977-1978
300SLINK-BUTCHERVHCHe may push ham when bad cast prematurely spoil showslink, butcher
298NOSERVHCEffect of beating up? This makes it hard for sailor2 meanings
294HUMECTVHCThe gum I’m wetting scantily sticks, taking seconds only. Do as I dosecond letters
289AMNESIACVHCWhat Bach holds is name for composing one with fugueanag. incl. (B)ac(h); fugue, type of amnesia
276AMTRACKSecondSource of trouble in Morning Cloud looks like tank that’s taken in watert in a.m. rack; ref. Ted Heath’s yacht in recent news item
1976-1977
250Stands the church clock at ten to three? (Anagram)VHCThere her hands, etc., stuck, tho’ not at CCL? 
221PADDY-WHACKVHCPaisley’s pattern in which you could see redpaddy whack (=manner)
212SURCINGLESVHCIf ours are loose, they’ll make us clingers onanag. & lit.; on = drunk
1975-1976
174EPEOLATRYVHCAdmiration of words to Player in form after Carnoustie’s tenthe + anag.; ref. Gary P., golfer
1974-1975
139PIEPOWDERSecondParking that’s on solid ground fine for travellerP, i.e., powder
123SCATTERGOODVHCI save nothing for tax, therefore overdrawnscatt ergo o/d
1973-1974
92BRAINWASHThirdHow to get a confession from tight supporter in copper’s charge?bra in wash; copper boiler
84MIRLIGOES / ILL-OMENED (Right and Left)VHCConfused state of some girl I wrongly made sick with love over me has bad end threateninganag.; ill + 0 + me + anag.
75GROCETERIAVHCWhere you won’t be served ground rice or tea by the gramg. + anag., & lit.
70GESTAPO (Misprints)VHCHigh postage policy that met strong resistancepolice; anag.; high = drunk
57MINARET (Printer’s Devilry)VHCIt’s pretty cool for students to demand se/cond rugs 
1972-1973
50CORPULE(N)T (Letters Latent)VHCTart up in hippy gear, hippy-likepro (rev.) in culet
31KITCHENDOMVHCTick off girl domestic; it’s for her cookinganag. + hen dom.
1ORGIASTVHCParty Tollesbury fears – love, gratis, unrestrainedanag. incl. 0; ref. pop festival venue
Ximenes competitions
1970-1971
1158ELEPHANT-SEALVHCWreck of the seaplane left an ugly source of oil that comes ashoreanag. + l
1969-1970
1097PANTOPHAGISTVHCAvid consumer has got a pint of Pimm’s No. 1 mixed for himanag. incl. P
1084ANGEL-FOODVHCA sweet one eats at Boston tea-party?angel food, & lit.
1071ORACLE (Printer’s Devilry)VHCRocket’s rider jumped fearlessly f/ar round Landing-place No. 1French showjumper, medallist in 1968 Olympics
1066RAVE / PAIR (DLM)VHCFeigning talk as if enraptured. Is this a very fair page of history, or a pack of old lies?pair (obs.) = pack of cards
1062CALLING-CRABVHCFiddler produces two aces after dropping cardscalling crab; crab = the lowest throw at hazard, two aces, see under craps in C.; calling-cards
1968-1969
1041TEA-LEADVHCWhat does the lining protect? The answer’s in a TV commercialA in tele-ad. & lit.
1966-1967
920ARISTATE (Printer’s Devilry)ThirdFirst driver off err/s. Ill wind is playing some tricks, I know 
1965-1966
902WINCOPIPEVHCEffect with tube obtained by obsolete form of poor man’s weatherglasswin co- (prefix) pipe
882SNAPDRAGONVHCCheat has influence on risky game through which many will burn their fingerssnap drag on; drag = influence, Suppt.
1955-1956
369BERETVHCLook out for a shock when this flat round lid is lifted, it covers the switches!cryptic def.; shock, switch = hair
334CHEROOTVHCCalls for a strike; pointless, so easily stamped out. Other Co.’s affected unfortunatelyanag.; square cut

 
HCs awarded to Brig R. F. E. Stoney
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1978-1979
  352 FAIRY LIGHTS
  340 BOOKSIE
  336 ELF-ARROW / CUTHBERT (Right and Left)
  314 MERIL (Spoonerisms)
 
1977-1978
  306 DICKENS
  285 BOYFRIEND (Misprints)
  281 DINOCERAS
  272 MALAGUETTA
  267 MORRIS-DANCE
  263 ERIACH (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1976-1977
  255 ROYAL SILVER JUBILEE
  249 RUDOLPH THE REINDEER
  234 HOROSCOPIST
  225 VALETA
  216 SCANTITY
 
1975-1976
  203 BOGY
  200 The Extra Guest (minus CC) (Letters Latent)
  197 CAMERA (Printer’s Devilry)
  190 CASSANDRA
  165 Lance, pompano, bonito, porbeagle, thornback, menhaden, albacore, huso (Anagram)
  161 ANCON
 
1974-1975
  146 CHARADES
  135 GABIONADE
  130 EADISH (Printer’s Devilry)
  127 FRITHSOKEN
  118 OPERETTIST (Misprints)
  110 GALLOWS-RIPE
 
1973-1974
  95 THUNDERCLAP
  79 SLAPSTICK
  62 SOLITAIRES
 
1972-1973
  40 FANTOCCINI
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1162 BEAM-ENDS
  1154 CLARIONET
  1145 GENIPAP
  1140 CALLOUS
  1131 CAROUSER (Misprints)
  1127 TRAYBIT
  1123 MAXIMIST
  1115 FLESH-POTTERY
 
1969-1970
  1100 BEAU(C)LER(C) (Letters Latent)
  1093 MARTINET
  1089 ENCLOISTER
 
1968-1969
  1049 SLANGWHANGER
  1045 SPLIT / MOUTH (Right and Left)
 
1967-1968
  1000 THOUSAND
  997 TREACLE
  993 JONATHAN
  984 Word containing a first name (Anonymous)
  971 MAGOTPIE / ANECDOTE (Right and Left)
  967 CREMOSIN
 
1966-1967
  936 MINI SKIRTS
  933 COTTABUS
  911 DRAGON
 
1965-1966
  885 GALIMATIAS
  864 PATERNAL
 
1955-1956
  382 ABSTAIN
  373 PRESTONPANS
  347 TELEVISOR
  338 SHE-ASS
 
1954 (2)
  325 MARRYING
  306 CHICANE / RAMPART (Right and Left)
  287 MANCHESTER
 


Annual Honours record of Brig R. F. E. Stoney
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YearPrizes
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VHCsHCsPosition
1978-19790 2 4
1977-19781 (0, 1, 0) 3 6 15
1976-19770 3 5
1975-19760 1 6
1974-19751 (0, 1, 0) 1 6
1973-19741 (0, 0, 1) 4 3 9
1972-19730 3 1
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 1 8
1969-19700 5 3 9
1968-19690 1 2
1967-19680 0 6
1966-19671 (0, 0, 1) 0 3
1965-19660 2 2
 
1955-19560 2 4
1954 (2)0 0 3