Clues written by D. K. Arnott in 2015-2016
Competitions from 2250 to 2305    All clues by D. K. Arnott  |   2015-2016 Honours list
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No.Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2265ESPRIT FORTVHCLibertine’s très sportif, cavorting with no end of sportivesanag. less s; see libertine
2272SNOWMOBILESecondWombles’ No. 1 hit is perfect vehicle for Tomsk?anag.; ref. Wombles character, Siberian town
2274SIMPATICOVHCIn Scoop, needing work I’m ready and heading for Ishmaelia as foreign correspondentI’m pat + I all in Sco(op); ref. William Boot in Evelyn Waugh novel
2279CLEMENTINEVHCAnagram of ‘in Crete’ lemon? Or this, possiblycomp. anag.; ref. AZ’s faulty anagram of NERITIC
2287VALETVHCAre this man’s labours becoming a male servant?comp. anag. & lit.
2296IMPROPERLYVHCSuggest vices or perversion, wanting variety so?anag. less version in imply, & lit.; vice = grip; version = variety

HCs awarded in competitions:

2250 MILESTONE (with missing O) (Missing Letter)
2270* FENESTRA
2300 MISHMASH
2305 AGREE def. PATCH (Wrong Number)

* Competition excluded from annual honours