Clues written by D. J. R. Ogilvie
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D. J. R. Ogilvie1600166116Dec 2003May 201814y 5m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2017-2018
2378PROPOSALVHCStay shaking also tender from bended knee?prop + anag.
2016-2017
2313PERFECTVHCPerhaps expecting rather ferocious exchanges, Clinton and Trump start out so tense, focusing on the past!first letters
2015-2016
2291AVESTA (Printer’s Devilry)VHCRunning quickly through race day forms better s/kin gloss on horses 
2013-2014
2191PLUGVHCCasually shoot at a swift or large swallow ascending?gulp (rev.)
2187WESTVHCThe only direction one can take from Lowestofthidden & lit.
2011-2012
2091SNIFTERVHCArms returned after firing a loud shot?fins (rev.) + (af)ter
2010-2011
2040EASTER (Printer’s Devilry)VHCHardy orders the fleet to formal in/n following victory 
2023CHAMBRANLEVHCOpen our dictionary up to ‘B’, and learn about ‘border’ – as an ornamental trimmingChamb(ers) + anag.
2008-2009
1908WE THREE KINGSVHCOf themselves, the Magi may have spoken thus, ‘We’re knights errant traversing the Orient’E in anag.
1893EARTHYVHC‘Crude’ starts to escalate as Russia trims her yieldfirst letters
2007-2008
1884FREELOADERVHCSwatted flea or deer fly onceanag.; fly = attendant parasite
1858HUMONGOUSVHCMega buzz about America consuming energygo in hum on US
2006-2007
1806INEBRIANTVHCBatting first for England, Close clipped it hardin E Brian ’t; ref. former Yorks & England cricketer
2005-2006
1746ENTOMICVHCElectronic COMINT purged of bugs?E + anag.
2004-2005
1702WORDSMITHERYVHCWhy Mr Editor’s excited?anag. & lit.
1685MINO (Printer’s Devilry)VHCFollowing a car o/ff ends run in pool 

 
HCs awarded to D. J. R. Ogilvie
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2017-2018
  2395 PURITANISM
  2373 CACOGASTRIC
  2369 FACETIAE
  2364 COMPOST HEAP
  2360 VIDENDA
 
2016-2017
  2356 PUBLIC SERVANT
  2347 ASLEEP
  2334 ALLELUIAH
  2330 BRAZEN / MOPISH (Right and Left)
  2324 CELEBRATIONS
  2309 GLOBETROTTER
 
2015-2016
  2296 IMPROPERLY
  2274 SIMPATICO
  2261 GANGSTERLAND
  2257 BUST-UP / PIT-PAT (Right and Left)
  2250 MILESTONE (with missing O) (Missing Letter)
 
2014-2015
  2248 WAISTLINE
  2244 AVANT-GARDISTE
  2218 FOREIGNER
  2209 (O)CT(O)BER (Letters Latent)
  2200 BRINDISI
 
2013-2014
  2165 OUT OF ORDER
  2148 ZOLLVEREIN
 
2012-2013
  2144 INFERNO (Spoonerisms)
  2139 DE RIGUEUR
  2135 LOB
  2131 DIVES / MALIK (Right and Left)
 
2011-2012
  2078 RÉCOLLET
  2070 MISTREATMENT
  2058 ROBUST
  2045 CATENATE
 
2010-2011
  2012 BLOATING
  2006 GROAN (Spoonerisms)
  1997 FADO
  1992 FOULARD
 
2009-2010
  1971 WATERMANSHIP
  1960 NGANA (3 defs + letter mixture) (Parcels)
 
2008-2009
  1936 LITMUS TEST
  1932 NINE-TO-FIVE
  1923 ELLIPTIC
  1914 VE(S)TAL (Letters Latent)
  1910 BARPERSON
 
2007-2008
  1871 FAIRY GOLD
  1856 LITAS (Printer’s Devilry)
  1849 AUXESIS
  1840 W(I)NN(I)E-THE-POOH (Letters Latent)
 
2006-2007
  1823 KISS
  1797 HEART
 
2005-2006
  1775 ROUGH-AND-READY
  1771 PARTERRE
  1752 MIDWINTER
  1750 PLOUGHMAN
  1741 LORD NELSON
  1737 ANIMUS
 
2004-2005
  1711 MINUS
  1689 SYNOD
  1680 PILLOW-CUP
 
2003-2004
  1672 IMPASTOS (Spoonerisms)
  1659 SCAREDY-CAT
  1654 CRESCENT / ENTHRALS (Overlaps)
  1648 MAGIC LANTERN
 


Annual Honours record of D. J. R. Ogilvie
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2016-20170 1 6
2015-20160 1 5
2014-20150 0 5
2013-20140 2 2
2012-20130 0 4
2011-20120 1 4
2010-20110 2 4
2009-20100 0 2
2008-20090 2 5
2007-20080 2 4
2006-20070 1 2
2005-20060 1 6
2004-20050 2 3
2003-20040 0 4