Clues written by V. G. Henderson in 1983-1984
Competitions from 581 to 627    All clues by V. G. Henderson  |   1983-1984 Honours list
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No.Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
581SPADROON def. MAVERICK (Wrong Number)VHCSwipe wildly with this – could be devastating in old swordplayswipe; comp. anag. & lit.
585FLABELLIFORMFirstLewis may be thus described: sadly fallible because McEnroe’s No. 1anag. + for M; ref. Wimbledon finalist Chris L.
590MINEVERVHCMarch winds up and it must go without white coveringnévé in rim (rev.), & lit.; march = border
600Into the jaws of Death / Into the mouth of Hell (Anagram)VHCWould ‘To the Foolish’ fit the theme, Jonathan? 
615HISTORIETTEVHCRomantic title, not long, i.e. short?anag. less l, & lit.; romantic = wild
618CRETISMVHCWhat bouncer will say: ‘Settle club stir with me’anag. incl. C; bounce = lie
622SIMP (Printer’s Devilry)VHCA vine work/er using the biggest clod todayref. ambiguous ‘sort of gull’

HCs awarded in competitions:

594 DOINGS
603 FIGULINE
607 CARNEY
610 DOUBLETHINK