Clues written by E. J. Burge in 1981-1982
Competitions from 473 to 525    All clues by E. J. Burge  |   1981-1982 Honours list
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No.Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
491SEVENTY-EIGHTVHCI require needles (to get in the groove) less often nowadays – they get veins deformedanag.
513ETYMOLOGICONVHCRound 1 – gloomy Conteh almost out. That explains origin of language used!I in anag. less h; ref. John C., boxer
517IMMORTELLEVHCHeads of industry might say in old plant: ‘This plant will dry up resisting change’i m + tell in more
525PABOUCHEVHC‘I’m worn after day’s work’ – Dad, before getting corked (anticipating ferment)pa + bouché

HCs awarded in competitions:

473 HERRING-BONE
478 BIBLIOPEGIST
482* BODY-SNATCHER
486 JUMPED-UP
504 SIMMENTHALER
506 ELANET (Printer’s Devilry)
508 POSTURE-MAKER
521 ATTITUDINISE

* Competition excluded from annual honours