Clues written by R. J. Whale in 2011-2012
Competitions from 2045 to 2091    All clues by R. J. Whale  |   2011-2012 Honours list
 First
Prizes
Second
Prizes
Third
Prizes
VHCsHCs Honours
Position
R. J. Whale0005617
 
No.Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2053PERISHER def. ESTIMATE (Wrong Number)VHCTinker, perhaps? Taken in by spy initially reckon I’d suspect Haydonfirst letters in peer; reckon; ref. Le Carré
2062APPLE-KNOCKERVHCWas ‘yankee plonker’ the non-PC translation of this sawney?comp. anag. less PC, & lit.
2064COLD TURKEYVHCOld tucker unfortunately served up by X’s successoranag. + Y, & lit.; ref. AZ comp 1180
2070MISTREATMENTVHCS & M attire sported by chaps heading for this?anag. + men + t, & lit.
2078RÉCOLLETVHCElectoral maverick – no second place for Galloway, a reformed member!anag. less a; ref. Bradford by-election

HCs awarded in competitions:

2045 CATENATE
2049 PARTY-POOPER
2058 ROBUST
2065 DERMESTIDAE
2074 BENNET
2083 BEWITCH