Clues written by V. Dixon in 1992-1993
Competitions from 1048 to 1095    All clues by V. Dixon  |   1992-1993 Honours list
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No.Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1052AGANIPPEVHCIt could give a lift, and power, in Antiquity; one needs to open wide, drink in deeplya nip + p in age, a + nip in gape, & lit.
1056ENTRAIN def. ASTHORE (Wrong Number)VHCEsprit-style dash, featuring fancy tranniefancy; dash, 2 meanings
1061MAGICVHCAce, three kings, about what one expects from partners who call ‘Double…’?Magi c., 2 defs.; ref. witches in ‘Macbeth’, bridge
1069(P)OSTICHE (Headpieces)VHCIn German it’s translated ersatz: echt is oppositeanag. in Bosche
1078KIRBEHVHCArab sheik might use this as a rummer – or potty!comp. anag. & lit.
1095STINKVHCHum to provoke opposition to funk (S. Potter)S + tink & 3 meanings

HCs awarded in competitions:

1065 TANDOORI
1074 DEMIREP
1076 PARLOUR GAMES
1087 OLD SOLDIER