Clues written by D. Parfitt
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D. Parfitt1920171921May 2004Jan 20116y 8m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2008-2009
1910BARPERSONVHCUnder prohibition, active one heads for stern police reprimandbar + anag. incl. s, p, r, & lit.
2007-2008
1871FAIRY GOLDVHCDeceptively gifted scratch golfer with a ‘DIY’ swing, striking centre of greenanag. less e; scratch = cash
1866BINGEVHCWhat features a ‘clink’ at the start and ends in big headache?bin (= jail) + g, e, & lit.
1858HUMONGOUSVHCPatagonian gaucho’s mount collapses after disregarding a colt’s limitsanag. less a, c, t; see Patagonian
1856LITAS (Printer’s Devilry)VHCSlavering old dog eyes a tenderlo/in fully 
1849AUXESISVHCI sex up boring and uninspired speech, primarilyI sex (rev.) in first letters, & lit.
1845UPBRAIDVHCTwit, drinking place dry, starts falling downpub + arid with initial letters dropping down a place
1836POSTHASTEVHCWord indicating lack of movement? Intrinsically, that’s erroneousanag. in posé, & lit.
2006-2007
1823KISSVHCWhat’s planted on a couple of parishioners giving pax?i.e. pa + x = pax (k. of peace), & lit.
1818POISSO(N) D’AVRIL (Letters Latent)VHCCuckoo solo is very rapid – a mark of Spring?anag. incl. v; mark = suitable victim
1810HARE / POSEUR / SERINETTE (DLM)VHCTry to rehabilitate my career – I want to impress others by having a super occupation that will generate interest, such as ‘music producer’. 
1806INEBRIANTVHCWhat lush downs may be seen when hibernating, essentially, is doneanag. less outside letters
1801RUSE DE GUERREVHCSubterfuge le leader tried out? Possibly, battlefield ——comp. anag. & lit.
1797HEARTFirstThe location of love within you?position of 0 in you, & lit.
1792APPALOOSA / ESTAMINET (Right and Left)VHCI am tense performing gymnastics on the bar, horse and rings after shock on second piece of apparatusanag. + T; appal + OO + s a
1788ETHEREAL OILSFirstThese I loosely associate with L’Oréalanag., & lit.
1784TEARAWAYVHCA wild plant: Asian tree with green, brown and black leavestea raw (b)ay; plant = young person
2005-2006
1775ROUGH-AND-READYVHCHick, perhaps, having smashed boundary, charged, getting out caught and bowledanag. less c, b; ref. Graeme H., cricket
1766GEST (Printer’s Devilry)VHCWill, the bad golfer, swings and we d/uck as he is in bunker 

 
HCs awarded to D. Parfitt
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2010-2011
  2014 HACKETTE
 
2008-2009
  1923 ELLIPTIC
  1918 PALAMPORE
  1914 VE(S)TAL (Letters Latent)
  1908 WE THREE KINGS
 
2007-2008
  1879 LITTER BASKET
  1875 GOUTTE / UPREAR (Right and Left)
  1862 UNALIKE (Spoonerisms)
  1853 ANTIQUITARIAN
  1840 W(I)NN(I)E-THE-POOH (Letters Latent)
 
2006-2007
  1831 MARGINALIA
  1827 AMAKOSI def. DENUDED (Wrong Number)
  1814 HIPSTER
 
2005-2006
  1779 NEWIE (misprint of U) (Misprints)
  1771 PARTERRE
  1753 DIAGONAL
 
2004-2005
  1689 SYNOD
 
2003-2004
  1676 CRINGE-MAKING
  1667 CLARINI
 


Annual Honours record of D. Parfitt
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2010-20110 0 1
 
2008-20090 1 4
2007-20080 7 5 9
2006-20072 (2, 0, 0) 7 3 2
2005-20060 2 3
2004-20050 0 1
2003-20040 0 2