Clues written by W. Murphy
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W. Murphy1301124014Feb 1980Nov 200727y 9m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2006-2007
1814HIPSTERVHCFree spirit he, exuding independenceanag. less I, & lit.
2005-2006
1752MIDWINTERVHCTime when timid wren is stoned?anag. & lit.; ref. old custom of stoning a wren to death on ‘Wrenning Day’ (St Stephen’s Day); see Brewer’s
2004-2005
1707GALENA (Definition of Anagram)VHCConstant drinkers tackling endless days of going without a bottlelagena; Len(t) in g AA
1702WORDSMITHERYVHCWanton rowdyism involves starters of trouble, heavies exhorting rampant use of choice languagefirst letters in anag.
2003-2004
1654CRESCENT / ENTHRALS (Overlaps)VHCReligious symbol, Catholic saint in modern end of church leads to reverential ardour, love, and so transportsC + s in recent; h + first letters
1633EMPATRON / WINTERLY (Right and Left)VHC‘Porter man’ refusing right out to humour miserable old drunk imbibing long after time, so, no goanag. less r; t er(go) in winy
1628ENCOMIONVHCNice broadcast at the occasion of pinning badge of distinction?OM in anag. + on, & lit.
2002-2003
1615RUGATEVHCIn need of face-lift perhaps to camouflage most features of true ageanag. less final e
1585SHIATSUThirdBodyworker’s reconditioning his battered old car with no wingsanag. + (D)atsu(n)
1576FACADEVHCFollowing military school, my passing out’s a showy displayf acade(my)
2001-2002
1550MEMORITERVHCHow actors play doctor in quality hospital drama?MO in merit + ER
1999-2000
1437MISTLETOEVHCExceptional semi to let – this should draw some smackersanag.
1980-1981
430TEGULAVHCThe purged scourings of healthy-bowelled birds land on me!t(h)e + (r)egula(r)

 
HCs awarded to W. Murphy
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2007-2008
  1849 AUXESIS
  1845 UPBRAID
 
2006-2007
  1818 POISSO(N) D’AVRIL (Letters Latent)
  1806 INEBRIANT
  1804 CLOTHES SENSE (Spoonerisms)
  1797 HEART
  1788 ETHEREAL OILS
  1784 TEARAWAY
 
2005-2006
  1779 NEWIE (misprint of U) (Misprints)
  1771 PARTERRE
  1766 GEST (Printer’s Devilry)
  1746 ENTOMIC
  1737 ANIMUS
 
2004-2005
  1711 MINUS
  1689 SYNOD
  1685 MINO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1680 PILLOW-CUP
 
2003-2004
  1667 CLARINI
  1659 SCAREDY-CAT
  1650 SAPHENA
  1637 AMNESIC
 
2002-2003
  1611 LEISLER
  1572 SHIELD-MAY
 
2001-2002
  1563 SLYBOOTS
  1541 CHUPRASSY
  1537 CAFTAN
 
2000-2001
  1476 LIGNIPERDOUS
  1467 CANAPÉ
 
1999-2000
  1463 REVERSIONAL
  1419 SPLODGE
 
1998-1999
  1406 CHASSEPOT
 
1990-1991
  956 SPEAR-SIDE
  947 SHOULDER-SLIP
 
1989-1990
  939 A-PER-SE / ESCROC (Right and Left)
 
1981-1982
  508 POSTURE-MAKER
  478 BIBLIOPEGIST
 
1980-1981
  443 STEEPLECROWN
  439 LINGA (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1979-1980
  419 RAMILLIES
  410 CUL-DE-SAC
 


Annual Honours record of W. Murphy
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2007-20080 0 2
2006-20070 1 6
2005-20060 1 5
2004-20050 2 4
2003-20040 3 4
2002-20031 (0, 0, 1) 2 2 24
2001-20020 1 3
2000-20010 0 2
1999-20000 1 2
1998-19990 0 1
 
1990-19910 0 2
1989-19900 0 1
 
1981-19820 0 2
1980-19810 1 2
1979-19800 0 2