Clues written by R. Dean
HCs  |   Annual honours  |   Other competitors  |   ordStats
Show results in   All competitions   Azed   Ximenes
 Clues in
archive
First
Prizes
Other
Prizes
VHCsHCs Hons
points
First
mention
Latest
mention
Career
span
Also listed as
R. Dean62245613968Dec 1974Dec 200935y 0mR. A. Dean
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2008-2009
1936LITMUS TESTVHCSlum it curiously, to examine what marks out the lower elementsanag. + test
1932NINE-TO-FIVEVHCInvite one female to work about eight hours in the officeanag. incl. f
2007-2008
1866BINGEVHCImbibing excessively? That’s only part of it!hidden, & lit.
2006-2007
1823KISSVHCTo some extent, ‘neck’ is synonym for thishidden & lit.
1797HEARTVHCWhat demands attention in a case of high tension?ear in HT, & lit.
1792APPALOOSA / ESTAMINET (Right and Left)VHCPair in shock – it spotted horse meat dished out with stein in bistro00 in appal SA; anag.
2005-2006
1753DIAGONALVHCBetween two corners, assist from back’s heading for net in scoreaid (rev.) + n in goal
1750PLOUGHMANVHCHe plodded along, with hump turned overanag.
1737ANIMUSFirstMaliciousness, possibly? This is closecomp. anag. & lit.
2004-2005
1724MONEYBAGSVHC‘Ebony’ mag’s quite different – this one’s ‘Loaded’anag.; ref adult magazines
1715RELEASE / RASPING (Right and Left)VHCHarsh slant in tabloid on rental issuespin in rag; re lease
2003-2004
1663ARMAMENTARIAVHCFleet has dead replaced by soldiers, and sailor with one complete medical kitmen tar I for d in armada
1628ENCOMIONVHCComplimentary remarks involved in come-on?anag.
1624BELAYVHCUniversity’s second team back is a rock holding the lineYale B (all rev.)
2002-2003
1615RUGATEVHCWrinkly needs to use innards in frugal stew(f)ruga(l) (s)te(w)
1585SHIATSUVHCMassage enthusiast abandoning hospital department – for this?anag. less ENT, & lit.
2001-2002
1563SLYBOOTSSecondOne leaving Sibyl’s too confused to become a user of guileanag. less I; ref. giver of ambiguous advice
1998-1999
1372MASTERSTROKEVHCFancied starters lapped by inferior horse at Melbourne – what a coup!anag. in moke
1997-1998
1355DIACATHOLICONVHCCatch Aids in loo? Possible hint of salvation with thisanag. less s, & lit.
1351NEATEN (Printer’s Devilry)VHCHaving stomach pain? So/othing and settling medicine worked 
1329PITHOSVHCItaly sadly lacking in hospitality; jar inevitable after changing halveshalves in hospit(ality) interchanged
1995-1996
1207EPOCH-MARKINGVHCMad K. G. epic – no harm of historic significanceanag.; ref. ‘The Madness of King George’ film
1994-1995
1174DINGLE-DANGLEVHCKeep repeating advanced view – that’s typical of a swinger!ding led angle
1993-1994
1139BENJAMINVHCOne in peak form to put pressure on battingben jam in, & lit.
1104BURYING-PLACESVHCWhere you’ll see bugs ripen with clay decomposing?anag. & lit.
1100CONCORDANCEVHCDo my steps match the harmony?con cor! dance
1990-1991
965EARBASH def. NECKLET (Wrong Number)VHCJaw round which develops rash under boaboa; comp. anag.
952STAR (Spoonerisms)VHCHorrid spot of force in Middle East areaforehead … horse; hidden
947SHOULDER-SLIPVHCFoolishly I pushed Rolls – and pulled muscle!anag.
943BARAGOUINVHCThe cant —— is trickier than Arabic tongue!comp. anag. & lit.
1989-1990
917HOOLIGANISMVHCMongolia-ish misbehaving?anag. & lit.; ref Mongol hordes
904VOETGANGERVHCIs green vegetation ruined? See —— in it!comp. anag. & lit.
1988-1989
887MONSTERVHCOne that is deficient from aberrant enormities?anag. less I, i.e., & lit.
857REDCAP / NICETY (Right and Left)VHCM.P. presents Soviet/EEC policy with such precision, Russia’s leader leaves message of congratulationred CAP.; nice t(r)y!
1987-1988
809DOLCE VITAFirstDoes cad love it? You can bet it!anag., & lit. i.e. “bet your sweet life”
1983-1984
603FIGULINEVHCI handle wheels, absorbed in exquisite potteryI lug (rev.) in fine
600Into the jaws of Death / Into the mouth of Hell (Anagram)VHCOh Jonathan! Thou oft hidest theme of it well 
594DOINGSVHCSevere treatment involves giving medicine and sulphur drops right to the enddosing with S moved to end
1982-1983
572SNAKE-OILVHCCreep and ingratiate – it won’t do you any good!snake oil
538INGRAINVHCOne appointed to secure the Queen within must be extremely thoroughin + R in gain
1981-1982
521ATTITUDINISEVHCTurning out titian-suited is to show affectationanag.
495CACOETHESVHCItching toes ache abominably after onset of chilblainsc + anag.
486JUMPED-UPVHCAppropriate to be used about one who steps ahead of the well-bred?ped U in jump vb. & lit.
473HERRING-BONEVHCTake ski-lift and start to climb with this – could be ticklish for beginnercomp. anag. & lit.
1980-1981
454CHRISTMAS BOXSecondCarsmiths out on strike for holiday bonusanag. + box
434JARDINIÈREVHCVessel that is seen here and there embellishing a restaurantjar + din(i.)er(e.), & lit.
430TEGULAThirdScale of wing needs volunteers to hold glider upluge (rev.) in TA
1979-1980
406BOILVHCInflamed lump has its origins with nasty effiuvia from poresB.O. + i, l
393INTRACARDIACVHCThis noise, if erratic, might be aired in aortic scancomp. anag. & lit.
1977-1978
300SLINK-BUTCHERVHCHaving bastard child put to death, my flesh is crawling!slink, butcher
298NOSERVHCResult of argument one lost, facing up?re(a)son (rev.) & lit.
263ERIACH (Printer’s Devilry)VHCThinking of two-year sins, I b/anged the dissident’s mind 
1976-1977
234HOROSCOPISTVHCIn advance of the year I could make scoop historyanag. less y & lit.
1975-1976
203BOGYVHCI’ve flat feet, but with twice the acceleration I’d be like Marshbog(g)y; ref. Rodney M., cricketer
197CAMERA (Printer’s Devilry)VHCExperienced crew over/weight without exertion 
183PICKLEVHCInsufferable brat – a little prig!2 mngs.; prig3
161ANCONVHCWoolly specimen – supporter or one against?2 meanings, an con
156OMBROPHOBOUSVHCNew broom needed – matter involves moving worker unhappy in wet conditionsanag. + hobo in pus
1974-1975
148BALLYHOOVHCOh boy! Disseminate this and everybody gets taken inall in anag., & lit.
146CHARADESVHCWord puzzles from the dailies left one lost!char(l)ad(i)es
143Jingle for BALTHAZAR, MELCHIOR, CASPAR (A jingle)ThirdUranium ore and cobalt hazardous
From Africa’s parched acres deeply mined;
Accept them, elchi, orient ambassadors –
And may your names forever be enshrined
 

 
HCs awarded to R. Dean
Clues  |  Annual Honours   |  Other competitors

2009-2010
  1958 HANGDOG
  1949 PALFRENIER
 
2008-2009
  1927 TONSURE (Spoonerisms)
  1908 WE THREE KINGS
  1901 SANITISE
  1897 WASH-OUT
  1893 EARTHY
 
2007-2008
  1884 FREELOADER
  1871 FAIRY GOLD
  1858 HUMONGOUS
  1853 ANTIQUITARIAN
  1849 AUXESIS
  1836 POSTHASTE
 
2006-2007
  1831 MARGINALIA
  1818 POISSO(N) D’AVRIL (Letters Latent)
  1806 INEBRIANT
  1801 RUSE DE GUERRE
  1784 TEARAWAY
 
2005-2006
  1779 NEWIE (misprint of U) (Misprints)
  1771 PARTERRE
  1766 GEST (Printer’s Devilry)
  1762 DUDDERY
  1746 ENTOMIC
 
2004-2005
  1728 EIDOLA def. NULLAH (Wrong Number)
  1719 ANHELATION
  1711 MINUS
  1707 GALENA (Definition of Anagram)
  1702 WORDSMITHERY
  1689 SYNOD
  1685 MINO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1680 PILLOW-CUP
 
2003-2004
  1676 CRINGE-MAKING
  1654 CRESCENT / ENTHRALS (Overlaps)
  1650 SAPHENA
  1646 BLACK
 
2002-2003
  1619 GISMO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1611 LEISLER
  1602 FENESTRA
  1598 PHRASEMONGER
  1593 MANSUETE
  1572 SHIELD-MAY
 
2001-2002
  1559 THEOLOGASTER
  1550 MEMORITER
  1537 CAFTAN
  1524 INGRATITUDE
 
2000-2001
  1515 SNIDE
  1511 DEEP-SEATED
  1506 BARE(-)BONES
  1476 LIGNIPERDOUS
 
1999-2000
  1463 REVERSIONAL
  1441 Word containing MM displaced by a bug (Millennium Bug)
  1433 NEANDERTHAL
  1424 HEIST
  1419 SPLODGE
  1415 MANATI (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1998-1999
  1406 CHASSEPOT
  1398 PERMETHRIN
  1389 ALL-OVERISH
  1385 PANTRIES
 
1997-1998
  1342 ALIENS / RAPINE (Right and Left)
  1338 SMART ALEC
  1334 CATACHRESTIC
  1316 FINGERLICKIN’
 
1995-1996
  1247 PREDICANT
  1242 KNOCKERS
  1238 ELASTIN (Printer’s Devilry)
  1220 CASSANDRA
 
1994-1995
  1190 DENARIUS
  1181 SLADE
  1178 BOOTLEG
  1165 YAPSTER
  1156 TERPSICHOREAN
  1152 PARACETAMOL
 
1993-1994
  1143 DEATH (Printer’s Devilry)
  1128 CHRISTMAS PRESENT
  1122 BASILIAN
 
1992-1993
  1095 STINK
  1087 OLD SOLDIER
  1084 PIERCEABLE / SALESGIRL (DLM)
  1074 DEMIREP
  1061 MAGIC
  1056 ENTRAIN def. ASTHORE (Wrong Number)
 
1991-1992
  1043 PESTO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1017 SCHAPSKA / PEARMAIN (Right and Left)
  1004 OIL PAINTINGS
  1000 ONE THOUSAND
  995 STASIMA (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1990-1991
  987 IRON CURTAIN
  982 ALMANAC
  961 WAVESON
  956 SPEAR-SIDE
 
1989-1990
  930 SABULOSE
  926 NERD
  920 CHRIST-CROSS-ROW
  913 ARCHIBALD
  908 INDIGO (Printer’s Devilry)
  895 TONE DEAF
 
1988-1989
  878 MOUSEPIECE
  869 HOLD-UPS
  866 NECTAREOUS
  862 OFF-AND-ON
  849 VISITE
 
1987-1988
  818 EMBUSQUÉ
  796 UPHOLSTERY
 
1986-1987
  774 VICTORINE
  770 HERMITS
 
1985-1986
  696 ANTIMNEMONIC
 
1983-1984
  585 FLABELLIFORM
 
1982-1983
  568 TETHER (Printer’s Devilry)
  558 MINCEMEAT (with one extra R) (Extra Letter)
  534 DODGEM
 
1981-1982
  513 ETYMOLOGICON
  508 POSTURE-MAKER
 
1979-1980
  404 CANDLE-HOLDER (Spoonerisms)
  401 GO-AHEAD
  384 OUTSPREADING
  371 GRADIN
 
1978-1979
  366 MONKEY-SHINE
  358 UPSTART def. NON-TERM (Wrong Number)
  352 FAIRY LIGHTS
  340 BOOKSIE
  336 ELF-ARROW / CUTHBERT (Right and Left)
  332 NUT-CASE
  323 (C)U(C)KOO (Letters Latent)
 
1977-1978
  285 BOYFRIEND (Misprints)
 
1976-1977
  255 ROYAL SILVER JUBILEE
  250 Stands the church clock at ten to three? (Anagram)
  247 FLIVVER
  221 PADDY-WHACK
 
1975-1976
  195 SHILLY-SHALLY
  190 CASSANDRA
  174 EPEOLATRY
 
1974-1975
  152 ENAMORADO / ESCLANDRE (Right and Left)
  135 GABIONADE
  123 SCATTERGOOD
  114 PANIC
  105 Malabar-rat, raccoon, nylghau, oriole, aberdevine, howler (Anagram)
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1158 ELEPHANT-SEAL
 
1956-1957
  417 SINECURE
 


Annual Honours record of R. Dean
Clues  |  HCs   |  Other competitors
YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2009-20100 0 2
2008-20090 2 5
2007-20080 1 6
2006-20070 3 5
2005-20061 (1, 0, 0) 2 5 25
2004-20050 2 8
2003-20040 2 4
2002-20030 2 6
2001-20021 (0, 1, 0) 0 4
2000-20010 0 4
1999-20000 0 6
1998-19990 1 4
1997-19980 3 4
 
1995-19960 1 4
1994-19950 1 6
1993-19940 3 3
1992-19930 0 6
1991-19920 0 5
1990-19910 4 4 21
1989-19900 2 6
1988-19890 2 5
1987-19881 (1, 0, 0) 0 2
1986-19870 0 2
1985-19860 0 1
 
1983-19840 3 1
1982-19830 2 3
1981-19820 4 2 19
1980-19812 (0, 1, 1) 1 0 14
1979-19800 2 4
1978-19790 0 7
1977-19780 2 1
1976-19770 1 4
1975-19760 5 3 12
1974-19751 (0, 0, 1) 2 5 23
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 0 1
 
1956-19570 0 1