Clues written by F. P. N. Lake in 1983-1984
Competitions from 581 to 627    All clues by F. P. N. Lake  |   1983-1984 Honours list
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F. P. N. Lake0006510
 
No.Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
590MINEVERVHCFur of me sports tail that’s very shortmine + ver(y)
603FIGULINEVHCAs traditionally thrown in row after female ego starts to get upset?f I g u + line, & lit.
607CARNEYVHCShocking Chase yarn has given Miss Blandish to gratify the susceptibleanag. less has; ref. James Hadley C., ‘No Orchids for Miss B.’
609LUCKY-BAGVHCSack, bulgy with surprises – albeit not Santa’s originalanag. less S, & lit.
618CRETISMVHCOne uttered by miscreant lying outrageously?anag. less an
627AMBIENTVHCA doctor that is not neglecting round has to get about!a MB i.e. n(o)t

HCs awarded in competitions:

581 SPADROON def. MAVERICK (Wrong Number)
585 FLABELLIFORM
594 DOINGS
600 Into the jaws of Death / Into the mouth of Hell (Anagram)
622 SIMP (Printer’s Devilry)