Clues written by R. M. S. Cork
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R. M. S. Cork36113410638May 1952Dec 200856y 7m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2007-2008
1849AUXESISVHCGuenon afflicted with this growth may become exsanguineouscomp. anag.
2002-2003
1589JOKESMITHVHCOne tried to gag the Mormon founder, putting the leader of Kirtland insideK in Jo(s)e(ph) Smith; ref. jailing of JS, leader of Kirtland Mormon HQ, in Carthage, US
1576FACADEVHCBrit with this ‘public image’ might be fabricated using spincomp. anag.
2001-2002
1563SLYBOOTSVHCBoy with Twist pokes into pockets and bolts: Artful Dodger, perhaps?anag. in slots
1998-1999
1394BERGAMOTVHCBorage and lint might be in with this fine pear in a saladcomp. anag. & lit.
1372MASTERSTROKEVHCPloughing rosette marks superior performanceanag.
1997-1998
1334CATACHRESTICVHCLike Mrs Malaprop’s use of ‘allegory’? See it catch Acres outanag.; ref characters in ‘The Rivals’
1329PITHOSVHCJar to hips caused damage: may need this op to replace2 anags.
1996-1997
1307AGILE (Spoonerisms)VHCBeaumes? I’ll get one litre in to maturemobile; I + l in age
1303PONIARDVHCDeath by a calm twisting with this dagger is enough to make Lady Macbeth paranoidcomp. anag.
1290NITERIEVHCCorrupted by this? Might result in inebrietycomp. anag. & lit.
1284STALE (3 defs. + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)VHCLeast liberal communist dictator suffers denunciationSTAL(IN CURS)E; anag.
1994-1995
1200Nine letter word (C and T latent) (Letters Latent)VHCHe might put energy into a haymaker(C)RICKE(T)ER; E in ricker, & lit.
1992-1993
1052AGANIPPEVHCFountain pen I redesigned with a gap that’s let the ink flow freelyanag., 2 defs.
1977-1978
281DINOCERASVHCStrange red coin found on subglacial sandbank: primitive rhino?anag. + ås
263ERIACH (Printer’s Devilry)VHCRene … Genev/ieve … my objectives if I stay with this party 
1976-1977
234HOROSCOPISTVHCHe might cast a nativity play with Scorpio in the role of innkeeperanag. in host
229METRICATEVHCTo convert the acres into hectares, I must have the tractor in the yard convertedI cat in metre
225VALETAVHCVirginia must have suffered with American taking the first danceVa let A; ref. V. Wade, Wimbledon ball
1975-1976
200The Extra Guest (minus CC) (Letters Latent)FirstHe, the Sir at sea(Sir Francis) Chichester; anag. & lit.
197CAMERA (Printer’s Devilry)VHCAfter nit on be/d? On the crib sheets? Had to be changed 
1972-1973
27VINEGARVHCGetting into crazy gear after five; for some that’s dressing for dinnerV + in + anag.
Ximenes competitions
1970-1971
1143MORGIANAVHCShe felled the band leader, letting arm go in a danceanag. & lit.
1969-1970
1100BEAU(C)LER(C) (Letters Latent)VHCAirline rule broken: he piloted Britannia while still a clerkBEA + anag.; B. type of aircraft
1097PANTOPHAGISTVHCI can stomach a lot of things, but that gas in pop upsets meanag.
1966-1967
933COTTABUSVHCAncient amusement consisting in throwing the contents of a but into vesselsanag. in cots, & lit.; cot3; but2 = butt
916DIAPASONVHCA pond is a peculiar setting for a bassanag.
1961-1962
676TRELLIS (DLM)VHCGirls! Let us help you remove those unwanted pounds—train on the bars at the Gymnomat! 
1959-1960
571PESTERVHCClue not given; osmose, morses, crosse, rosace†
1958-1959
500MOTHERS-IN-LAWVHCWhen it comes to morals and quarrels, we traditionally give adviceanag. of when it morals (indicated by ‘quarrels’), & lit.
1954 (1)
259AGANIPPEVHCA fountain pen I redesigned with a gap that lets the ink flow freelyanag., 2 defs.
1953 (2)
251UNMETHODICALVHCHaving no plan of the mould, I can do nothing but redesign itanag.
1953 (1)
225TOUCHSTONESSecondBy feeling pelts, they divide the sheep from the goatstouch + stones (vb.)
207PAGEANTVHCDepicts a historical period in short pantomime formage in pant(o), & lit.
1952 (2)
204ROSTER (Printer’s Devilry)VHCSalt is a f/ad: I can’t spread it, even if you can!eradicant
199HONESTYVHCGarden herb which produces nectar round a short stylest(yle) in honey & lit.

 
HCs awarded to R. M. S. Cork
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2008-2009
  1906 MORSE
  1897 WASH-OUT
 
2006-2007
  1823 KISS
  1801 RUSE DE GUERRE
  1797 HEART
 
2005-2006
  1771 PARTERRE
  1766 GEST (Printer’s Devilry)
  1762 DUDDERY
  1758 BIMBETTE
  1752 MIDWINTER
  1733 PALESTRA
 
2004-2005
  1719 ANHELATION
  1707 GALENA (Definition of Anagram)
  1698 CROSSTIE
  1685 MINO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1680 PILLOW-CUP
 
2003-2004
  1667 CLARINI
  1650 SAPHENA
  1648 MAGIC LANTERN
  1637 AMNESIC
  1624 BELAY
 
2002-2003
  1606 TEOSINTE / INTELSAT (Overlaps)
  1602 FENESTRA
  1593 MANSUETE
  1572 SHIELD-MAY
 
2001-2002
  1559 THEOLOGASTER
  1546 TRANSPARENT
  1541 CHUPRASSY
  1537 CAFTAN
  1524 INGRATITUDE
 
2000-2001
  1515 SNIDE
  1502 RAPPEL
  1476 LIGNIPERDOUS
  1467 CANAPÉ
 
1999-2000
  1415 MANATI (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1998-1999
  1406 CHASSEPOT
  1402 PENTOSE (Definition of Anagram)
  1398 PERMETHRIN
  1389 ALL-OVERISH
  1367 SANBENITOS
  1363 MAVIN def. THONG (Wrong Number)
 
1997-1998
  1355 DIACATHOLICON
  1346 PHARISEE
  1322 CARPET
  1312 REST-CURE
 
1992-1993
  1048 GALLOPADE
 
1991-1992
  1043 PESTO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1039 TOLERABLE
  1024 PRESENT (3 defs + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)
 
1988-1989
  868 ROLAND (2 clues + def. of contents) (Parcels)
 
1984-1985
  660 Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse (Anagram)
 
1981-1982
  491 SEVENTY-EIGHT
 
1978-1979
  366 MONKEY-SHINE
  349 ODDCOMESHORT
 
1977-1978
  310 STERNFAST
  301 TROLLOPISH
  300 SLINK-BUTCHER
  289 AMNESIAC
  276 AMTRACK
  267 MORRIS-DANCE
 
1976-1977
  250 Stands the church clock at ten to three? (Anagram)
  243 OLYMPIC
  238 CRAMBOJINGLE
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1145 GENIPAP
  1131 CAROUSER (Misprints)
 
1969-1970
  1080 ANDROMEDA
 
1968-1969
  1032 TENONER (Printer’s Devilry)
  1006 CHROME-PLATING
 
1967-1968
  1002 PILLAGE
  987 THING (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1966-1967
  929 AMPHITHEATRE
  920 ARISTATE (Printer’s Devilry)
  907 SORITES (Misprints)
 
1965-1966
  902 WINCOPIPE
  900 PARAMECIA or PAREOEANS
  890 DEBENTURE
  885 GALIMATIAS
  884 MASHER (Printer’s Devilry)
  878 ENTOMOSTRACA
 
1963-1964
  750 SEVEN-FIFTY / CROSSWORDS (Right and Left)
 
1961-1962
  664 MANIPULATE
  660 RUBBER (Misprints)
 
1960-1961
  624 PSYCHIATER (DLM)
 
1956-1957
  390 HESITATE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1955-1956
  382 ABSTAIN
  377 MALISON
  369 BERET
  356 METOPOSCOPY
  343 EPIGONI
  329 HAMADRYAD
 
1954 (2)
  325 MARRYING
  293 CAB
  287 MANCHESTER
 
1954 (1)
  281 SCRAPS def. LOCALS (Wrong Number)
  267 TRADE
 
1953 (2)
  257 PYROTECHNICS (Straight Clue)
  245 GLAMOUR / SOPRANO (Right and Left)
  241 MANDOLINE
  239 GENISTA (Printer’s Devilry)
  237 BASTINADE
 
1953 (1)
  219 SOCIALIST
  215 BUCKFASTLEIGH
 
1952 (2)
  201 AMETHYST
  200 ACCOUNT
  196 SHAMAN / SERIAN (Right and Left)
 
1952 (1)
  193 TRADUCER
 


Annual Honours record of R. M. S. Cork
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YearPrizes
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VHCsHCsPosition
2008-20090 0 2
2007-20080 1 0
2006-20070 0 3
2005-20060 0 6
2004-20050 0 5
2003-20040 0 5
2002-20030 2 4
2001-20020 1 5
2000-20010 0 4
1999-20000 0 1
1998-19990 2 6
1997-19980 2 4
1996-19970 4 0 26
 
1994-19950 1 0
 
1992-19930 1 1
1991-19920 0 3
 
1988-19890 0 1
 
1984-19850 0 1
 
1981-19820 0 1
 
1978-19790 0 2
1977-19780 2 6
1976-19770 3 3
1975-19761 (1, 0, 0) 1 0
 
1972-19730 1 0
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 1 2
1969-19700 2 1
1968-19690 0 2
1967-19680 0 2
1966-19670 2 3
1965-19660 0 6
 
1963-19640 0 1
 
1961-19620 1 2
1960-19610 0 1
1959-19600 1 0
1958-19590 1 0
 
1956-19570 0 1
1955-19560 0 6
1954 (2)0 0 3
1954 (1)0 1 2
1953 (2)0 1 5
1953 (1)1 (0, 1, 0) 1 2
1952 (2)0 2 3
1952 (1)0 0 1