Clues written by A. L. Freeman
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A. L. Freeman3000307130Apr 1952Sep 198331y 5m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1982-1983
564PARAMENTVHCIn our legislative body all but 51 are for hanging as formerlyPar(LI)ament
1980-1981
443STEEPLECROWNVHCSee pert clown got up – in this?anag. & lit.
1979-1980
419RAMILLIESVHCA Churchill victory sign that’s used in wrong waysram + i.e. in ills; J. Churchill, D. of Marlborough
406BOILVHCGathering storm2 mngs.
388ALEXIPHARMICVHCSandy has one arm restricted by a jagged chip – needing a jag of this?Alex(ander)-l + arm in anag.
1978-1979
332NUT-CASEVHCCovering for a seed cakenut case
323(C)U(C)KOO (Letters Latent)VHCLook up! What do you see there, ascending? It’s not the lark, sillyhidden rev.; ref. G. Meredith
319PODESTAVHC‘The justice, in fair round belly’, – with high teas? pod + anag.; ref. AYLI
1977-1978
301TROLLOPISHVHCWhat loose topless girls loth about work may beop. in anag. less g & lit.
294HUMECTVHCJagged cut hem shows what tears doanag.
289AMNESIACVHCI can’t remember unusual names; I’ll stick to Bill – that’s shortanag. + I + a/c
285BOYFRIEND (Misprints)VHCPet bear could become fiery when held in restraintbeau; anag. in bond
1976-1977
249RUDOLPH THE REINDEERVHCHe draws Santa Claus in red, entwined with the hurdle ropeanag. & lit.
1974-1975
114PANICVHCWhat may precede a bolt or a rush?2 meanings & lit.; panic-bolt, grass
1972-1973
27VINEGARVHCWherein a garvie may be pickled around the NorthN in anag., & lit.
1ORGIASTVHCA rig, sot, dissolute – that’s meanag. &lit.
Ximenes competitions
1970-1971
1154CLARIONETVHCYou can get a real tonic from thisanag. & lit.; t. = keynote
1140CALLOUSVHCHard-boiled egg in a crusto in callus
1967-1968
997TREACLEVHCBlandishments often bestowed upon tarts2 mngs.
1965-1966
868DANDER / TOUPEE (Right and Left)VHCDr. Dean’s concoction for scalp trouble conceals baldness and is a must for curling; nothing amiss includedanag.; 0 up in tee
860CORSAGEVHCWhen nothing graces bust what’s the answer?anag. incl. 0, & lit.
1962-1963
708HEARTSVHCLeftish organs circulating red material among memberscryptic def.
1959-1960
569PROPOSALVHCSpecial offer! Stays that grip the round figure—£1O in props + a L
1957-1958
438MACARONIVHCA rock-hopper I am, a roc’ ’n rollinganag.
1955-1956
373PRESTONPANSVHCCold spell returns to North, following rapid movement of air in Firth of Forth regionpresto + N + snap (rev.)
1954 (2)
306CHICANE / RAMPART (Right and Left)VHCStrategem in which I can elude the pack and split the defencehidden; ram part; ref. rugby
297CONTRAPUNTALVHCShow Boat in a Carlton adaptation introducing additional melodiespunt in anag.; show, vb. imper.; C. Theatre, London
291APAGOGEVHCA pass back—own goal! England’s lead—this is what shows the error of the other sidea + gap (rev.) + o.g. + E
1954 (1)
271TRIPLETVHCThe three Rs, for instance, are what you want—skip Latin and Frenchtrip L et (Fr.)
1952 (1)
190CHEQUERSVHCQuestion-time opens amid applause and the House is Winnie’s!Qu in cheers; ref. PM’s country residence; Winston Churchill

 
HCs awarded to A. L. Freeman
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1983-1984
  594 DOINGS
 
1982-1983
  534 DODGEM
 
1981-1982
  504 SIMMENTHALER
 
1980-1981
  454 CHRISTMAS BOX
 
1979-1980
  401 GO-AHEAD
  375 SPREATHE
  371 GRADIN
 
1978-1979
  340 BOOKSIE
  336 ELF-ARROW / CUTHBERT (Right and Left)
  314 MERIL (Spoonerisms)
 
1977-1978
  310 STERNFAST
  298 NOSER
  281 DINOCERAS
  263 ERIACH (Printer’s Devilry)
  259 TRANSIRE
 
1976-1977
  250 Stands the church clock at ten to three? (Anagram)
  247 FLIVVER
  234 HOROSCOPIST
  221 PADDY-WHACK
 
1975-1976
  203 BOGY
  156 OMBROPHOBOUS
 
1974-1975
  148 BALLYHOO
  123 SCATTERGOOD
  118 OPERETTIST (Misprints)
 
1973-1974
  100 CENTENARIAN
  88 BLOOMERY
  75 GROCETERIA
 
1972-1973
  45 NEMORAL
  10 LINGERIE
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1158 ELEPHANT-SEAL
  1145 GENIPAP
  1143 MORGIANA
  1123 MAXIMIST
  1110 IMPERSONATE
 
1969-1970
  1097 PANTOPHAGIST
 
1968-1969
  1049 SLANGWHANGER
  1039 TEGMEN def. LEGION (Wrong Number)
  1036 CORONETED
 
1967-1968
  1000 THOUSAND
  975 HALE
  958 DRY MEASURE
 
1966-1967
  924 MIMESTER / PECULATE (Right and Left)
  916 DIAPASON
 
1965-1966
  882 SNAPDRAGON
  873 VETERANS
  864 PATERNAL
 
1964-1965
  843 PRISTINE
  832 PENNY-WISE (Misprints)
 
1963-1964
  804 DETRUNCATE
  764 SHIMMY-SHAKE
  750 SEVEN-FIFTY / CROSSWORDS (Right and Left)
 
1961-1962
  686 FEMALE
  682 PARAMOUR / CHIN (Right and Left)
 
1958-1959
  525 MORALE (Printer’s Devilry)
  517 CAROTID
  512 NAYLOR (Libel)
  504 LEAD-LINE
 
1957-1958
  443 HALF-SEAS-OVER
 
1956-1957
  408 BILLET
  395 SCALE-ARMOUR
 
1955-1956
  377 MALISON
  356 METOPOSCOPY
 
1954 (2)
  295 SENSE-ORGANS
  289 CISTERN
  287 MANCHESTER
  285 PARALYSES
 
1953 (2)
  253 DERATION
  243 LODESTAR
 
1953 (1)
  207 PAGEANT
 
1952 (2)
  203 WEATHERS
  202 SPALPEEN
 


Annual Honours record of A. L. Freeman
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VHCsHCsPosition
1983-19840 0 1
1982-19830 1 1
1981-19820 0 1
1980-19810 1 1
1979-19800 3 3
1978-19790 3 3
1977-19780 4 4 20
1976-19770 1 4
1975-19760 0 2
1974-19750 1 3
1973-19740 0 3
1972-19730 2 2
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 2 5
1969-19700 0 1
1968-19690 0 3
1967-19680 1 3
1966-19670 0 2
1965-19660 2 3
1964-19650 0 2
1963-19640 0 3
1962-19630 1 0
1961-19620 0 2
 
1959-19600 1 0
1958-19590 0 4
1957-19580 1 1
1956-19570 0 2
1955-19560 1 2
1954 (2)0 3 4
1954 (1)0 1 0
1953 (2)0 0 2
1953 (1)0 0 1
1952 (2)0 0 2
1952 (1)0 1 0