Clues written by C. J. & R. S. Morse
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C. J. & R. S. Morse182313523Aug 1975Dec 198712y 4mC. J. and R. S. Morse
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1987-1988
816POTLACH (with extra O in word) (Extra letter)VHCCompetitive present-giving requires a lot of money – and then a lot more by golly!pot + lac + oh!
1983-1984
609LUCKY-BAGFirstBlessed crib where wondrous gifts lie hidlucky bag (=crib=steal)
1980-1981
454CHRISTMAS BOXVHCChartism’s revolutionary case was unlikely to be granted by Scroogeanag. + box
1979-1980
404CANDLE-HOLDER (Spoonerisms)ThirdLight verser bound over for naughty Noel card’s contentsserver; held (rev.) in anag.
1978-1979
352FAIRY LIGHTSVHCWe’re switched on by mistletoe – enough to give shy girl a fit!anag.; by = near
1977-1978
301TROLLOPISHVHCThe type that might make short love – not without pillanag. incl. 0, & lit.
300SLINK-BUTCHERSecondClub thinks afresh about back – he doesn’t mind what calves he hacks!anag. + re (rev.)
298NOSERVHCSmall number getting inside section of Observer is a blowno. + (Ob)ser(ver)
294HUMECTThirdThose that open holed umbrellas must expect clothes to get wetfirst letters
285BOYFRIEND (Misprints)VHCI usually give duck a miss if bone dry when cookedkiss; anag.
272MALAGUETTAVHCPepper disguised by a glutamateanag.
267MORRIS-DANCEFirstThis month’s exercise might produce ‘1: C. and R. Morse …’anag. incl. I
263ERIACH (Printer’s Devilry)VHCMa’s shy st/ill, son, especially at pop concerts 
259TRANSIREVHCTo cross as Roman customs warrant2 meanings; see etym. under transient; i.e. R. C. practice
1976-1977
255ROYAL SILVER JUBILEEVHCIn which, by Jove, all EIIR’s rule is reviewedanag.
250Stands the church clock at ten to three? (Anagram)VHCThe nuts hated CCL, tho’ not the crackers 
1975-1976
178A(U)G(U)ST (Letters Latent)VHCIt takes a clown, this time, to produce a mangled tag about summer’s brief showing2 meanings & s in anag.

 
HCs awarded to C. J. & R. S. Morse
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1981-1982
  506 ELANET (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1977-1978
  310 STERNFAST
  306 DICKENS
  281 DINOCERAS
  276 AMTRACK
 


Annual Honours record of C. J. & R. S. Morse
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1987-19880 1 0
 
1983-19841 (1, 0, 0) 0 0
 
1981-19820 0 1
1980-19810 1 0
1979-19801 (0, 0, 1) 0 0
1978-19790 1 0
1977-19783 (1, 1, 1) 5 4 1
1976-19770 2 0
1975-19760 1 0