Clues written by F. R. Palmer in 1984-1985
Competitions from 631 to 679    All clues by F. R. Palmer  |   1984-1985 Honours list
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No.Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
635ROSEMARYFirstAn ideal companion for lamb?rose Mary, & lit.; ref. nursery rhyme
657SILLY-BILLYVHC‘Cake with nuts on ——’? No good entering that!silly + ill in by; by, on = near; ref. prize-winning clue to MADCAP in Xim. comp.
662BARGE-COUPLEVHCLumber, long, used in sloping roof jobbarge + l in coupé, & lit.
666Any word; subsidiary indication omits an animal (Beasts)VHCWhat’s Revelation? Ecumenical —— on behalf of mankind in the New Testamentpron(ounce)ment; pro + men in NT

HCs awarded in competitions:

640 MACHETE
644 EASY STREET (or STAPELIA)
649 AUSTRALORP
653 INTERNUNCIO
679 ESTOVER (Printer’s Devilry)