Clues written by R. A. Wells
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R. A. Wells111282914Dec 1951Mar 199543y 3m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1987-1988
788CROWThirdHis retreat’s high trees in townWorcester less anag. (rev.) & lit.
1983-1984
594DOINGSVHCExhausting square bashing, bashing, bashingdoing +S (square)
1977-1978
294HUMECTVHCHovel with interior plaster half off and rising dampcem(ent) (rev.) in hut
Ximenes competitions
1969-1970
1084ANGEL-FOODVHC10/- coin?—the early contention’s just puffangel food2 (= feud); ref. introduction of 50p coin in Oct 1969
1968-1969
1036CORONETEDThirdGetting a century, or a single, Dexter is lordlyC or one Ted (D., cricketer)
1967-1968
989GRENADINEVHCSilky material is potential danger in front of electric fireanag. + in e
1963-1964
780NOBLEST (and Eximenamination)FirstGold discs, Beatles’ fourth, from Top Ranknobles t; record label
1960-1961
595INORNATE / OMADHAUN (Right and Left)VHCSouthern half of moor is in natural plain, round, wild—endless resort for a simple person(mo)or in innate; o mad haun(t)
1958-1959
525MORALE (Printer’s Devilry)VHCAshes! What do they conjure up? An Aussie boo/n—ten—gloom! 
1956-1957
400Word with 400 theme (Quatercentenary)VHCWith x in view out East, baby, it looks like the beginning of a strip-tease act! (7)ecdysis; CD in ey(E) + sis
1952 (1)
182MISTLETOEVHCGreen?—I’m a sucker! I get the bird and the sharp end of a boot!mistle, toe; sucker = parasite

 
HCs awarded to R. A. Wells
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1994-1995
  1190 DENARIUS
  1161 ADIAPHORON
  1152 PARACETAMOL
 
1992-1993
  1078 KIRBEH
 
1991-1992
  1021 BEARD
  1017 SCHAPSKA / PEARMAIN (Right and Left)
 
1990-1991
  982 ALMANAC
  978 DOUBLE-CENTURY
  961 WAVESON
 
1988-1989
  882 DOSSIER
  866 NECTAREOUS
  840 SONDE
 
1987-1988
  809 DOLCE VITA
  801 LINCHET
  792 DISTHENE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1985-1986
  688 CUCURBITAL
 
1981-1982
  491 SEVENTY-EIGHT
 
1980-1981
  464 SIMKIN
 
1979-1980
  371 GRADIN
 
1978-1979
  340 BOOKSIE
 
1977-1978
  267 MORRIS-DANCE
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1969-1970
  1066 RAVE / PAIR (DLM)
 
1967-1968
  1000 THOUSAND
 
1963-1964
  804 DETRUNCATE
 
1962-1963
  746 INTERMIT (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1956-1957
  412 SERVIETTE
  390 HESITATE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1955-1956
  373 PRESTONPANS
 
1954 (2)
  289 CISTERN
 


Annual Honours record of R. A. Wells
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1994-19950 0 3
 
1992-19930 0 1
1991-19920 0 2
1990-19910 0 3
 
1988-19890 0 3
1987-19881 (0, 0, 1) 0 3
 
1985-19860 0 1
 
1983-19840 1 0
 
1981-19820 0 1
1980-19810 0 1
1979-19800 0 1
1978-19790 0 1
1977-19780 1 1
 
Ximenes competitions
1969-19700 1 1
1968-19691 (0, 0, 1) 0 0
1967-19680 1 1
 
1963-19641 (1, 0, 0) 0 1
1962-19630 0 1
 
1960-19610 1 0
 
1958-19590 1 0
 
1956-19570 1 2
1955-19560 0 1
1954 (2)0 0 1
 
1952 (1)0 1 0