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 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2017-2018
2408LUNCHEONETTEVHCHere one gets nosh (not outsize) with lettuce as well possiblyanag. less OS, & lit.
2403SWALE (Spoonerisms)VHCWomen in a Black Friday event take most egmake toast; w in sale
2399CHARMEUSEVHCWedding dress material cleaning woman cut to employ as dusters eg, saving moneycha(r) + m in reuse
2395PURITANISMVHCProtestantism originally, minus a rite that’s cut for reformationP + anag. less e, & lit.
2386PENNY-A-LINERVHCWriter getting nearly nil mostly, for hackingpen + anag. less l, & lit.
2373CACOGASTRICVHCSuffering collywobbles? – a deception in class regularly, with heartless teacher in chargea cog in c, a, s + t, r + i/c
2369FACETIAEVHCHeartless buffoonery and regressive term for literature about sexfa(r)ce + e a it (rev.), 2 defs, & lit.
2364COMPOST HEAPVHCBits of organic material – a pile – saving money outsideo, m + post in cheap, & lit.
2360VIDENDAVHCE.g. films David Lean regularly churned outanag. incl. e, n
2016-2017
2334ALLELUIAHVHCReligious song with one Christmas, years away, recalled in God’s nameI (y)ule (rev.) in Allah
2330BRAZEN / MOPISH (Right and Left)VHC Forward British crossword setter, not quite knight, his comp’s not cloudy, confused or dullBr Aze(d) n; anag. less c
2309GLOBETROTTERVHCUniversal tourist has exotic log book on Spain, Turkey and Old Testament territoryanag. incl. b + E TR OT ter.
2015-2016
2270FENESTRAVHCOx-eye? See English home rather than look among flowersE nest for lo in flora
2014-2015
2230GATES OF DEATHVHCThese lead to afterlife: endless fate with God possiblyanag. incl. a, less e, & lit.
2213SOLECISMSecondWhat spoils clues with promise but not pure unfortunatelycomp. anag. & lit.; pure = free from bad grammar
2205CUMBERSOMEVHCChild’s first attempt to walk without lead’s a bit ungainlyc (l)umber some
2013-2014
2191PLUGVHCA piece of publicity put before the listenerp + lug, & lit.
2183SANGRAILVHCA Christian relic or cross mostly wrapped in a sheetangr(y) in sail
2168CENTURY (with missing C) (Missing Letter)VHCA top batsman’s sore, with a one followed by two ducksscore; 1, 0, 0
2148ZOLLVEREINVHCUnited States? Zone with more than one in Germany saving poundsLL in z over ein, & lit.
2012-2013
2116YULETIDE (with jumble of COMEDO) (Christmas Devilry)VHCWhen we decorate our home do call with gifts, you love removing contents elaborately tiedy(o)u l(ov)e + anag.
2100A STITCH IN TIMEVHCA set task involving thread, primarily by a woman, that is saving moneyt chi in a stint + m in i.e., & lit.
2011-2012
2070MISTREATMENTThirdWhat makes people in time start rioting?men in anag., & lit.
2062APPLE-KNOCKERVHCWally, a Peckham plonker possibly, but not a bad actoranag. less ham
2053PERISHER def. ESTIMATE (Wrong Number)VHCA pain in the neck? Reckon it’s stiff initially and hard to look aroundfirst letters + H in peer; reckon
2010-2011
2036AL CONTOVHCLocation could be Italy with this kind of menu involvedcomp. anag. incl. I
2023CHAMBRANLEVHCDecoration round a doorway – church has one in baroque marbleCh. + an in anag.
2010A COMING OF AGEFirstIt could spell the start of adulthood and of magic goneanag. incl. a, & lit.
2009-2010
1971WATERMANSHIPVHCWith one in turbulent stream, knowing this helps rowerw + an in anag. + hip
1962ANADEMVHCGarland for May queen perhaps – a maiden without one must be upsetanag. less I
1960NGANA (3 defs + letter mixture) (Parcels)VHCWise man associated with birth – that annual gold – cattle get sick of itTOHUNGA NATAL
1949PALFRENIERVHCGroom, with time, could become life partneranag. with t
2008-2009
1936LITMUS TESTVHCWhen involved, I must settle unfinished issuesanag. less e, & lit.
1893EARTHYVHCLike ‘Lady Chatterley’s Lover’, risqué yet with content of charmanag. incl. har
2007-2008
1871FAIRY GOLDVHCThis money, elfin initially, changes into dry foliagecomp. anag. with e, & lit.
1862UNALIKE (Spoonerisms)VHCCotton in upper-class sportswear brand’s worn by almost everyonenot akin; al(l) in U Nike
2006-2007
1806INEBRIANTVHCA tinnie abroad containing brown ale for examplebr. in anag.
1804CLOTHES SENSE (Spoonerisms)ThirdWhat handy Daz, with which one could make sheets so clean!dandy has; anag. with a
1792APPALOOSA / ESTAMINET (Right and Left)VHCAn addicts’ association stocking alcopops surprisingly, not cocaine or horse – i.e. a TT man’s dodgy baranag. less c in AA; horse = heroin; anag.
2005-2006
1779NEWIE (misprint of U) (Misprints)VHCTraditionally a bride’s most regularly given away in her whitemust; alternate letters; ‘something old, something new …’
1762DUDDERYVHCIn which smart dresser acquires the latest in second-hand linesd in dude + ry, & lit.
1750PLOUGHMANVHCField worker with a lunch strategy. covering almost anything with a bit of mustardough(t), m in plan
1746ENTOMICVHCNet’s contaminated: micro’s corrupted: run’s aborted it’s all to do with bugsanag. + anag. less r
1741LORD NELSONVHCEnglish peer represented in London square, one less than an earlanag. incl. s, less a
1733PALESTRAVHCEstablishment for teaching a student splits exercises and tumbling skillsa L in PE + arts (rev.)
2004-2005
1724MONEYBAGSVHCPerson in a motor yacht a lot?one in MY + bags, & lit.
1711MINUSThirdOne precedes number in the reverse of additionI n in sum (rev.), & lit.
1700FIVE-O’CLOCK SHADOWVHCIt’s getting dark at teatime, fowl’s cooked and I have endless cold sadlyanag. incl. c
1689SYNODVHCWhere churchmen meet, evil’s not even spoken‘sin odd’
1680PILLOW-CUPVHCA tot at bedtime, mostly lager with little vitality, about half a pintpil(s) low cup
2003-2004
1676CRINGE-MAKINGSecondPhone in church and chatter about family, causing great embarrassmentring in CE + kin in mag
1663ARMAMENTARIAVHCWeapon in the morning, Spain, wrecked a train – medical supplies are neededarm am E + anag.
1659SCAREDY-CATVHCDicey acts are out of order, for me that isanag. less i.e., & lit.
1648MAGIC LANTERNVHCI show pictures representing the little child’s beginnings in a mangeranag. incl. first letters
1637AMNESICVHCKnotted tip of mouchoir in case one forgetsanag. incl. m
1633EMPATRON / WINTERLY (Right and Left)VHCChampion team with new pro unusually sombre, with Milan team taking league final in Mayanag. incl n; w Inter l y
1628ENCOMIONVHCFrantic women headed with coin for the old loosanag. less w; see loos in C.
2002-2003
1602FENESTRAVHCOx-eye? See English home rather than look among the flowersE nest for lo in flora
1598PHRASEMONGERVHCLong-winded speaker turns on bankers, annual return and payment by instalmentsre gnomes AR HP (all rev.)
1596GENISTA (Definition of Anagram)VHCIn panto, spirit and leading man appear endlessly banteringteasing; geni(e) + sta(r)
1580MARGENT def. BEETLES (Wrong Number)VHCHead of mallets with silver rimmallets; m + argent
1576FACADEVHCFine row of shops possibly, lacking rear (front only)f a(r)cade, & lit.
2000-2001
1515SNIDEFirstNasty innuendos could be this – also nouncomp. anag. & lit.
1511DEEP-SEATEDVHCTwo drugs turned up on a young lout, inveterateE speed (rev.) + a Ted
1492The year that Columbus discovered America (Anagram)VHCEarth curves – today I must be acclaimed hero. 
1476LIGNIPERDOUSVHCLike termites for example, not normally in idle groupsanag.
1467CANAPÉVHCA savoury titbit – one covered with pecan nutsa in anag.
1999-2000
1419SPLODGEVHCBig mark in GCSE (not 100) after revision including children’s PCPlod in anag. less C
1998-1999
1376LOGOVHCIcon mostly to access a mainframe computer languagelog o(n), 2 defs.
1372MASTERSTROKEVHCKind of performance given standing ovation, high marks and rosetteanag.
1367SANBENITOSVHCGarments for penitents – ones tortured with bastinado, eliminating troubleanag. less ado
1997-1998
1346PHARISEEVHCHere’s a bit of a prig I fancyanag. & lit.
1334CATACHRESTICVHC‘Chaste car out of control and caught it reversing’ is badly wordedanag. + c it (rev.)
1325UPROOTALVHCRampant decay almost entirely engulfing centre of tooth means extractiono in up rot al(l)
1312REST-CUREVHCTreatment for stress – invalid recuperates, giving up exercise and not activeanag. less PE and a
1996-1997
1303PONIARDVHCWeapon bringing about Caesar’s end, one at home in a sheathra in (all rev.) in pod, & lit.
1300OXFORD (extra O) (Extra Letter)Third‘Morse’s manor’ – a cartoon (not book) adapted to Dexter’s leading charactercarton; (b)ox for D
1281ABLUTOMANEVHCCat, one with a greyish exterior, an obsessive washertorn an in a blue
1995-1996
1255CATAFALCOVHCCasket that could become a cold fact, but one would have to be deadanag. with d for a
1229GRUPPETTOVHCMusical turn in cavern, mostly a stimulant for loveuppe(r) for 0 in grotto; ref Beatles
1225CURRYFirstHot dish with shapely figure, right for form of plunging neckliner for V in curvy
1216CHAPERONVHCFellow will get one in trouble without her, if he’s abandonedchap + (he)r in anag., & lit.
1212HILDINGVHCCoward presented by Dame Bracket and partner (two ‘he’s’ disguised)Hilda Hinge less a he
1994-1995
1186GRISELDAVHCLongsuffering wife of Marquis de S——, a girl ill-treatedanag.; ref. M. de Saluzzo, M. de Sade
1174DINGLE-DANGLEVHCDell computer security device – one installed for nothing, like an oscillatordingle dongle with a for 0
1152PARACETAMOLVHCStrenuous activity, including e.g. a marathon, needs a doctor with liberal analgesica race in PT + a MO l
1993-1994
1134TOVARICHVHCMate for Kasparov, his second half burst opens up Short, losing finalanag. in tich(y)
1126CHEATERYVHCA cherry tree destroyed, sin not involved – deceptionanag. less err; ref G. Washington
1100CONCORDANCEVHCWord list for each new C in concentrated format, abridgeda n C in cone, orde(r); ref. Chambers ‘Words’
1992-1993
1087OLD SOLDIERVHCOther ranks embracing wanton dolls do what I never do, its saidanag. + die in OR
1078KIRBEHSecondArab sheik uses fancy —— as a water carriercomp. anag.
1069(P)OSTICHE (Headpieces)VHCProminent feature worn by little comic – his top, Eric impliedtich in nose; ref. Little T. & Ernie Wise
1048GALLOPADEVHCIn this lively dance one’s uninhibited – i. e. no palais glidecomp. anag. & lit.
1991-1992
1043PESTO (Printer’s Devilry)FirstVaulting above tunnel entrance appears inane, sca/ryref. film ‘The Wooden Horse’
1039TOLERABLEVHCModerate represents 30% of electorate, half Labour and half Toriesele, Lab, Tor anag.
1024PRESENT (3 defs + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)ThirdAfter French douceur, tempt one with diamondsA(PRES ENT)ICE; a + ice
1021BEARDVHCFalse one and cap of bright red form part of seasonal costumea b red anag.
1990-1991
987IRON CURTAINVHCOne drops, giving on stage brief protectionon curt in I rain, & lit.
982ALMANACVHCWhat details every quarter of the moon in the year current?al(l) m an. a/c, & lit.
965EARBASH def. NECKLET (Wrong Number)VHCHeartless boa swallowing poor hares? On the contrary – rabbitboa; b(o)a in anag.
943BARAGOUINVHCEndless mishmash, to grasp which you need a degree in gobbledegookragou(t) in BA in
1989-1990
934LACE-UPSVHCWhen the penny’s dropped you see clues are displaced – you can’t be slipshod with themanag. less p
930SABULOSEVHCWhat oases may become, with endless expanse encroachingbul(k) in anag., & lit.
926NERDVHCNorman’s principal character, blundered for the audienceN + ‘erred’ & lit.; ref. N. Wisdom
920CHRIST-CROSS-ROWVHCWhat a book – child’s first – may give: Yuletide without mother’s angry chidinga, b, c & lit.; Christ(ma’s) cross row
895TONE DEAFVHCBacking maintain volume to drown artiste’s finale – if she’s thise in fade not (rev.
1988-1989
887MONSTERVHCFrightful tele ——, on Elm Street possiblycomp. anag. & lit.
882DOSSIERVHCBrief list of correct behaviour – etiquette initially seen in a gentlemando’s + e in sir
874BLUESTOCKINGVHCClever girl sporting GCE but no silk?anag.
866NECTAREOUSFirstLike a drop of elixir? With that inside, do not use care in anag. & lit.
862OFF-AND-ONVHCWith respect to a supporter, not quite committedof fan don(e), & lit.
849VISITEThirdCape – go to Spain – see one place it’s flourished in contestvisit B; v I site; anag. in vie
1987-1988
827MICKEY-TAKINGVHCIrish jokes, for example, getting Paddy and family in a flapMickey + kin in tag
818EMBUSQUÉVHCDrone bees hum shamelessly round queen without a bit of honeyQ in anag.
788CROWVHCI get lots of corn breaking heart of soweranag. + w & lit.
1986-1987
770HERMITSVHCWe introduce a bit of rigour into theism, singularlyanag. incl. r, & lit.
766GUBBINSVHCGizmo: first of gremlins, source of breakdowns and bedlam in Americag + b bin in US; ref. film ‘Gremlins’
764CHILDERMASVHCEnd of Christmas miracle totally heartless Herod orderedanag. incl. s, H,d
757ETHEROMANIAC (Misprints)FirstA race on the M1 is ridiculous – one is sure to get bookedanag.; hooked
750SALMAGUNDY (THLMAGUY/OULMAGUY) (750 themed clue)VHCThree quarters of a person’s thousand: one man’s miscellany(s)oul M a guy
744SKIRL-IN-THE-PAN / COFFEE-DISEASE (Right and Left)FirstSizzling hot skin tan peril – ghastly shade of brown – peculiar seaside affliction of the madder typeanag. incl. h; coffee + anag.
735MALIGNVHCMake false statements to break a person?lig in man
1985-1986
714MOTEVHCT. Meo’s miscued – a speck of chalk, perhapsanag.; ref. Tony M., snooker player
701BALUSTRADEVHCFantastic dual breast supports, curvaceous in outlineanag.
688CUCURBITALVHCLike melons, etc., roughly circular but not right (if you believe Chambers)anag. less r
1984-1985
675CONSTERNATEVHCMake one jittery with TNT scare?anag. & lit.
660Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse (Anagram)VHCIn a wee manger our saviour’s at rest, content 
649AUSTRALORPVHCGold strike – not half! – mountain contains gold layer down underAu str(ike) + or in alp
1983-1984
622SIMP (Printer’s Devilry)VHCThe stripper looks good to me, and the audience so und/ressed as well! 
618CRETISMVHCLittle credit should be given to false items in itcr + anag. & lit.
610DOUBLETHINKVHCPower to hold two conflicting beliefs is due – link both, otherwise …anag.; due, i.e. in 1984
607CARNEYVHCCompliments, first of Christmas, then happy new yearC + anag., n = new
1982-1983
576TOP-NOTCHVHCOf a champion, holding trophy around end of season?n in pot in to ch, & lit.
558MINCEMEAT (with one extra R) (Extra Letter)VHCWhat could make me nicer in the middle of Xmas time – filling with brandy perhapsnice; anag. incl. (X)ma(s) + t
538INGRAINVHCGirl initially in half bikini ran off, deeply colouredg in anag. incl. (bik)ini
530PROMETALVHCTop golfer, me? A beginner without tee or iron (unsuitable for club)pro me + t in a, L
1981-1982
513ETYMOLOGICONVHCHaving no C, my source of true English around, I go and look up another dictionaryI go lo in no C my t E, all rev.
506ELANET (Printer’s Devilry)VHCRiddle: What distresses a dams/on crop?dis-tresses
504SIMMENTHALERVHCSources of meat and milk, in Switzerland initially – leather too, possiblyanag. incl. m, m, in, S
486JUMPED-UPVHCJudge ’urried into court, having only just made itJ + ’umped + up
482BODY-SNATCHERVHCI disturb church yard bones, a short time interredt in anag. incl. Ch, & lit.
473HERRING-BONEFirstLike a walk up a ski-slope – hard to take without backslidingerring in h bone (= steal)
1980-1981
469APLUSTREVHCA ship’s stern ornamenta, p, lustre, & lit.
460SWOOPVHCNot exactly a slow operation – it doesn’t take longanag. incl. op. less l, & lit.
452DISSENTERISMVHCA split, underground at first, to join instead of churchDis + enter for Ch. in schism & lit.
443STEEPLECROWNVHCPointed cap a pupil holding English in poor respect needs to haveL, E in anag. + own
439LINGA (Printer’s Devilry)VHCAfter some chil/d vice, Scrooge became a reformed character 
434JARDINIÈREVHCVessel with small diameter at home one has to cultivatejar d in I ere2, & lit.
430TEGULAFirstWhat the fiddler might have played on, in the filmgu in tela, & lit., ref. Fiddler on the Roof
1979-1980
404CANDLE-HOLDER (Spoonerisms)VHCA mummers’ plate, perhaps, recalling former times – a tin receptacle passed roundplumber’s mate; eld (rev.) in can holder
401GO-AHEADVHCWhat’s indicated by green man – one in commercialgo + he a in ad, & lit.
397BIJOUTERIE (Misprints)VHCTourneyer losing heart, that is, after double gets cut and mountedgems; bi- + jou(s)ter + i.e.
393INTRACARDIACVHCCharacter in outrageous IRA action, devoid of love in the heartcard in anag. less 0
384OUTSPREADINGVHCDiet with the minimum of protein, and no sugar, reduces such a figureanag. incl. p
375SPREATHEVHCSomerset chap? That’s me disguised with abbreviated smockcomp. anag. incl. smoc(k)
1978-1979
366MONKEY-SHINEVHCTaking one in, initially, it could be all that malarky about a lightkey in mo(o)nshine
354SHEER-HULKVHCShip familiarly – her broken topless hull?she + anag. +(b)ulk
340BOOKSIEVHCNot really literary? You’ll find work on Shakespeare’s endless graftbook, sie(n)
336ELF-ARROW / CUTHBERT (Right and Left)VHCTip of dart gives physical condition, says Cockney shirker, absent from place of employment with bottom uppermostCockney pronunciation of ‘health harrow’; cut + h to start of berth
327HEMLOCKVHCWitches’ potion makes you choke horribly, swallowing a small quantityml in anag.
323(C)U(C)KOO (Letters Latent)VHCBird, not one to sit on eggs(a)uk, oo, & lit.
319PODESTAVHCA case in Rome is brought before onepod, est, a, & lit.
1977-1978
306DICKENSVHCMy characters include a reactionary hero of the poor houseCid (rev.) + ken’s, & lit.
300SLINK-BUTCHERVHC‘You wouldn’t like my meat’, blurts chicken to cook, but its head’s chopped offanag. less initial letter
289AMNESIACVHCSorry case I am, forgetting nameanag. incl. n
272MALAGUETTAVHCKind of ginger ale one swallows burning top of throatague t in malt a
263ERIACH (Printer’s Devilry)VHCRally crowd demonstrates – ma’s shy, st/eering wildly 
259TRANSIREVHCYou need a warrant: there’s arrestin’ to be doneanag.
1976-1977
255ROYAL SILVER JUBILEEVHCDo for all EIIR’s rule, by Jove!anag. & lit.
250Stands the church clock at ten to three? (Anagram)VHCNotch CCL due, thanks to the arch-setter 
243OLYMPICFirstWe have such champions, nearly all on water and iceo(n) lymp(h) ic(e), & lit.
234HOROSCOPISTVHCWhose work concerned planets before Scorpio unfortunately displaced Libra, and afteranag. for L in Holst
225VALETAVHCVane initially, one the Spanish turned to a dancev a +el (rev) +t’ a; see deriv. in C
216SCANTITYVHCDéshabillé? Sounds like an invitation to the voyeur‘scan titty’
1975-1976
200The Extra Guest (minus CC) (Letters Latent)VHCLearned monarch, extraordinarily blue – reason: losing male heirBeauclerc; anag. less son; nickname of Henry I
169THUGGEEVHCRitual murder requiring kind of bandage to go around neckT, hug, gee; T-bandage
165Lance, pompano, bonito, porbeagle, thornback, menhaden, albacore, huso (Anagram)VHCMaroon kippers can’t nobble me – blue cod, an orange loath? Bah! Not a hope 
161ANCONFirstI’ve got four short legs: one must get caught that sidean c on (=leg side)
156OMBROPHOBOUSVHCPoor bums need changing – one wrapped up is unable to stand much wettinghobo in anag.
1974-1975
152ENAMORADO / ESCLANDRE (Right and Left)VHCParamour’s object, love without a delay, clandestine (shut away) ruined a bird’s reputationa mora in end O; anag. less tine + re
148BALLYHOOVHCBarker’s yell, initially, enthralling everyone with a lot of hooeyall in B, y + hoo(ey), & lit.
127FRITHSOKENVHCUndergrowth, perhaps – fine when surrounded by coppersfrith + OK in sen & lit.
114PANICSecondThere’s confusion around – one gets caught in itan in pi+ c
1973-1974
100CENTENARIANVHCI can learn, though no beginner, to do without X – and I’m a very old stagerten in anag. less l; X = Ximenes
97TREBUCHETThirdSends block soaring – besieging threat’s reduced without onecube (rev.) in anag. less a, & lit.
75GROCETERIAVHCContemporary shop has to develop practically, i.e. cater differentlygro(w) + anag.
1972-1973
27VINEGARVHCIt’s given a shaking before start of repastanag. + r, & lit.
18EPIGONEVHCA descendant of heroes almost forgottenepi(c) gone, & lit.
Ximenes competitions
1970-1971
1162BEAM-ENDSVHCIt must make men sad to be on thembe + anag. & lit.
1158ELEPHANT-SEALVHCOne of the greatest ball-players, when I turn and lash a net can get brokenPele rev. + anag., & lit.
1140CALLOUSVHCThick skin, and a heart of stone within, make you thiso in callus, & lit.
1969-1970
1100BEAU(C)LER(C) (Letters Latent)VHCLearned monarch, extraordinarily blue—reason: losing male heiranag. less son; lost heir, 1120
1091WENCESLASFirstA covering on the earth, dry and unspoilt, lay round about—I saw itsal4 sec new (all rev.), & lit.
1089ENCLOISTERVHCShut up. Let no cries disturb meanag.
1080ANDROMEDAVHC“Duke’s Head,” after modern changes, is included by A.A. It has more than five starsanag. + D all in AA
1066RAVE / PAIR (DLM)VHCAnd would have renounced sex with contemptuous rage, except to sire a prince or two 
1968-1969
1023CONSOLEVHCCheer up; the weather signal includes sunSol n cone
1967-1968
993JONATHANThirdOne to succeed leader of tribe in Old Testament bookt in Jonah + an, & lit., Saul
967CREMOSINVHCI’m censor—shocked? I was blushinganag.
962PALINGVHCExamining board going grey3 mngs.
1966-1967
907SORITES (Misprints)VHCAt the Lyceum, the chair of logic held by the professor it esteemedchain; hidden
1965-1966
882SNAPDRAGONFirstA Christmas game in which you have to explore inside spirit, alightdrag in snap, on, & lit.
1964-1965
832PENNY-WISE (Misprints)VHCA copper, with sagacity, guarding the peacepence; penny wise

 
HCs awarded to C. G. Millin
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2018-2019
  2421 SPASMODICAL
  2417 ALTARAGE / PROPOSAL (Right and Left)
  2412 UBIQUARIAN
 
2017-2018
  2390 POISSON D’AVRIL
  2382 STRIPE def. HARLOT (Wrong Number)
  2378 PROPOSAL
  2376 SOW(PIASTRE)ENS (Christmas Pudding)
 
2016-2017
  2351 RHAGADES
  2347 ASLEEP
  2343 RESTORE (Printer’s Devilry)
  2338 TRUMP
  2325 MASON
  2322 VENTRICOSE
  2318 TIMENOPENNY (TIMENOGUY) (Penny for the Guy)
 
2015-2016
  2305 AGREE def. PATCH (Wrong Number)
  2296 IMPROPERLY
  2287 VALET
  2283 BARGAIN
  2274 SIMPATICO
  2265 ESPRIT FORT
  2261 GANGSTERLAND
  2257 BUST-UP / PIT-PAT (Right and Left)
  2250 MILESTONE (with missing O) (Missing Letter)
 
2014-2015
  2248 WAISTLINE
  2239 ERADIATE (Spoonerisms)
  2235 CHOCK-A-BLOCK
  2226 DOUBLE-PARKING
  2222 OBJECT LESSON
  2220 A twelve-letter ‘Christmas cracker’ (Christmas Cracker)
  2218 FOREIGNER
  2209 (O)CT(O)BER (Letters Latent)
  2200 BRINDISI
 
2013-2014
  2196 SEMANTRA / TRABEATE (Overlaps)
  2187 WEST
  2178 PARISON
  2174 CHARET (Printer’s Devilry)
  2161 FARRAGO
  2157 MELODRAMATIC
  2152 STUFFED SHIRT
 
2012-2013
  2139 DE RIGUEUR
  2126 DESPERATE
  2113 PICAROON
  2096 TRICK
 
2011-2012
  2087 ROCKET
  2078 RÉCOLLET
  2065 DERMESTIDAE
  2064 COLD TURKEY
  2058 ROBUST
  2045 CATENATE
 
2010-2011
  2040 EASTER (Printer’s Devilry)
  2031 EMBROIDERY
  2027 THRENETICAL
  2019 OVERAWE / HENOTIC (Right and Left)
  2014 HACKETTE
  2012 BLOATING
  2000 TWO THOUSAND
  1997 FADO
  1992 FOULARD
 
2009-2010
  1988 PERIQUE
  1984 ORWEL(L)IAN (Doublethink)
  1979 FAR-OUT
  1975 SEPTENTRIONAL
  1967 SUBORDINATELY
  1953 TRAUMA (misprint of T) (Misprints)
 
2008-2009
  1927 TONSURE (Spoonerisms)
  1923 ELLIPTIC
  1918 PALAMPORE
  1914 VE(S)TAL (Letters Latent)
  1910 BARPERSON
  1906 MORSE
  1901 SANITISE
  1897 WASH-OUT
 
2007-2008
  1884 FREELOADER
  1879 LITTER BASKET
  1875 GOUTTE / UPREAR (Right and Left)
  1866 BINGE
  1858 HUMONGOUS
  1856 LITAS (Printer’s Devilry)
  1853 ANTIQUITARIAN
  1849 AUXESIS
  1845 UPBRAID
  1836 POSTHASTE
 
2006-2007
  1831 MARGINALIA
  1823 KISS
  1814 HIPSTER
  1801 RUSE DE GUERRE
  1788 ETHEREAL OILS
  1784 TEARAWAY
 
2005-2006
  1775 ROUGH-AND-READY
  1771 PARTERRE
  1766 GEST (Printer’s Devilry)
  1753 DIAGONAL
 
2004-2005
  1728 EIDOLA def. NULLAH (Wrong Number)
  1719 ANHELATION
  1715 RELEASE / RASPING (Right and Left)
  1707 GALENA (Definition of Anagram)
  1702 WORDSMITHERY
  1685 MINO (Printer’s Devilry)
 
2003-2004
  1667 CLARINI
  1650 SAPHENA
  1641 GADGETEER
  1624 BELAY
 
2002-2003
  1615 RUGATE
  1611 LEISLER
  1606 TEOSINTE / INTELSAT (Overlaps)
  1593 MANSUETE
  1589 JOKESMITH
  1585 SHIATSU
  1572 SHIELD-MAY
 
2001-2002
  1563 SLYBOOTS
  1559 THEOLOGASTER
  1554 PEARL
  1550 MEMORITER
  1546 TRANSPARENT
  1544 PATROL (with jumble of RAPTORES) (Christmas Devilry)
  1533 MASTER-MARINER
  1528 STROP (Spoonerisms)
  1524 INGRATITUDE
 
2000-2001
  1506 BARE(-)BONES
  1502 RAPPEL
  1500 GIT (on board ship) (Ship of Fools)
  1494 MARATHON
  1485 BOURSE / TIFOSO (Right and Left)
 
1999-2000
  1463 REVERSIONAL
  1459 GREATEST (Spoonerisms)
  1450 PRETENDANT
  1446 NEWSPAPERDOM
  1441 Word containing MM displaced by a bug (Millennium Bug)
  1439 JOHN CANOE
  1437 MISTLETOE
  1433 NEANDERTHAL
  1428 CRICETID
  1424 HEIST
  1415 MANATI (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1998-1999
  1411 LOOK-SEE
  1406 CHASSEPOT
  1398 PERMETHRIN
  1394 BERGAMOT
  1380 RAPPORT (Misprints)
 
1997-1998
  1351 NEATEN (Printer’s Devilry)
  1342 ALIENS / RAPINE (Right and Left)
  1338 SMART ALEC
  1336 STOCKING
  1329 PITHOS
 
1996-1997
  1286 CHALET
  1277 NOVE(M)BER (Letters Latent)
  1273 SIPOREX
  1268 ARGIE-BARGIE
  1264 TREDRILLE / FERVOROUS (Right and Left)
  1260 OUT-AND-OUT
 
1995-1996
  1250 SONEOCARDIA (STENOCARDIA) (Ten to One)
  1247 PREDICANT
  1234 AVANT-PROPOS
  1232 The world is too much with us; late and soon (Anagram)
  1220 CASSANDRA
  1207 EPOCH-MARKING
  1203 CLERICALISM
 
1994-1995
  1194 DONET
  1190 DENARIUS
  1181 SLADE
  1180 COLD TURKEY
  1169 BLITHE / URSINE (Right and Left)
  1161 ADIAPHORON
 
1993-1994
  1147 MAYDAY
  1143 DEATH (Printer’s Devilry)
  1139 BENJAMIN
  1130 AGRESTAL
  1128 CHRISTMAS PRESENT
  1122 BASILIAN
  1117 STAMNOS (3 Consecutive Letters)
  1113 EMPLASTRUM
  1108 GREEN
 
1992-1993
  1095 STINK
  1091 SAPSAGO (Spoonerisms)
  1076 PARLOUR GAMES
  1074 DEMIREP
  1065 TANDOORI
  1061 MAGIC
  1056 ENTRAIN def. ASTHORE (Wrong Number)
 
1991-1992
  1034 BURLAP
  1030 PASTILLE
  1026 LET-OFF
  1004 OIL PAINTINGS
  995 STASIMA (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1990-1991
  978 DOUBLE-CENTURY
  974 AVANT-PROPOS
  961 WAVESON
  956 SPEAR-SIDE
  947 SHOULDER-SLIP
 
1989-1990
  939 A-PER-SE / ESCROC (Right and Left)
  922 REFORMADO
  917 HOOLIGANISM
  904 VOETGANGER
 
1988-1989
  869 HOLD-UPS
  868 ROLAND (2 clues + def. of contents) (Parcels)
  857 REDCAP / NICETY (Right and Left)
  844 THEOLOGASTER (Misprints)
  840 SONDE
 
1987-1988
  835 PROSAICAL
  831 COOLABAH (Spoonerisms)
  823 SARBACANE
  816 POTLACH (with extra O in word) (Extra letter)
  814 SPOUSAGE
  809 DOLCE VITA
  805 LITOTES
  801 LINCHET
  796 UPHOLSTERY
 
1986-1987
  783 CAMPESINO
  779 MISSING LINK
  762 OBELISE
 
1985-1986
  731 STRING
  722 SUPERNACULUM
  718 FLO(GG)IN(G) (Letters Latent)
  712 PANTOMIME HORSE
  709 GINGER
  696 ANTIMNEMONIC
  683 BANISH
 
1984-1985
  670 TURNIP-FLEA
  657 SILLY-BILLY
  653 INTERNUNCIO
  644 EASY STREET (or STAPELIA)
  635 ROSEMARY
 
1983-1984
  627 AMBIENT
  615 HISTORIETTE
  609 LUCKY-BAG
  603 FIGULINE
  594 DOINGS
  590 MINEVER
  585 FLABELLIFORM
 
1982-1983
  572 SNAKE-OIL
  568 TETHER (Printer’s Devilry)
  564 PARAMENT
  556 SWEAL (Misprints)
  552 NOURICE-FEE
  547 GLEEMAN
  543 STAYING POWER
 
1981-1982
  525 PABOUCHE
  517 IMMORTELLE
  508 POSTURE-MAKER
  495 CACOETHES
  491 SEVENTY-EIGHT
  478 BIBLIOPEGIST
 
1980-1981
  456 BALADINE
  454 CHRISTMAS BOX
  447 URTICARIA / APOGRAPHS (Right and Left)
  426 MISL(E)ADING (Letters Latent)
 
1979-1980
  414 UNBOSOMER
  406 BOIL
  388 ALEXIPHARMIC
  379 SCYTHEMAN
  371 GRADIN
 
1978-1979
  362 SEA-SOLDIER
  358 UPSTART def. NON-TERM (Wrong Number)
  349 ODDCOMESHORT
  332 NUT-CASE
 
1977-1978
  281 DINOCERAS
  276 AMTRACK
 
1976-1977
  249 RUDOLPH THE REINDEER
  212 SURCINGLES
  208 RALPH
 
1975-1976
  203 BOGY
  197 CAMERA (Printer’s Devilry)
  190 CASSANDRA
  187 POWDERING-TUB
  183 PICKLE
  178 A(U)G(U)ST (Letters Latent)
 
1974-1975
  139 PIEPOWDER
  123 SCATTERGOOD
  110 GALLOWS-RIPE
 
1973-1974
  92 BRAINWASH
  88 BLOOMERY
  79 SLAPSTICK
  70 GESTAPO (Misprints)
  66 NONSENSE
  62 SOLITAIRES
  53 ALEXANDERS
 
1972-1973
  50 CORPULE(N)T (Letters Latent)
  45 NEMORAL
  40 FANTOCCINI
  31 KITCHENDOM
  23 SCLERODERMIC
  14 Terrapin, hermit, elephant, armadillo, rhesus (Anagram)
  5 SCEUOPHYLAX
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1123 MAXIMIST
  1110 IMPERSONATE
 
1969-1970
  1106 LEXICOGRAPHY
  1097 PANTOPHAGIST
  1071 ORACLE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1968-1969
  1054 PINACOTHECA
  1049 SLANGWHANGER
  1039 TEGMEN def. LEGION (Wrong Number)
  1036 CORONETED
 
1967-1968
  1000 THOUSAND
  989 GRENADINE
  987 THING (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1966-1967
  954 CERATE (Printer’s Devilry)
  911 DRAGON
 
1965-1966
  898 POCHARD
  894 WITENAGEMOT
  885 GALIMATIAS
  884 MASHER (Printer’s Devilry)
  868 DANDER / TOUPEE (Right and Left)
 
1962-1963
  738 ANAESTHETIC
 


Annual Honours record of C. G. Millin
Clues  |  HCs   |  Other competitors
YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2017-20180 9 4 7
2016-20170 3 7
2015-20160 0 9
2014-20151 (0, 1, 0) 2 9 25
2013-20140 4 7 25
2012-20130 2 4
2011-20121 (0, 0, 1) 2 6 26
2010-20111 (1, 0, 0) 2 9 29
2009-20100 4 6 27
2008-20090 2 8
2007-20080 2 10
2006-20071 (0, 0, 1) 2 6 26
2005-20060 6 4 11
2004-20051 (0, 0, 1) 4 6 12
2003-20041 (0, 1, 0) 5 4 15
2002-20030 5 7 18
2001-20020 0 9
2000-20011 (1, 0, 0) 4 5 17
1999-20000 1 11
1998-19990 3 5
1997-19980 4 5 22
1996-19971 (0, 0, 1) 2 6 26
1995-19961 (1, 0, 0) 4 6 13
1994-19950 3 6
1993-19940 3 9
1992-19931 (0, 1, 0) 3 7 19
1991-19922 (1, 0, 1) 2 5 8
1990-19910 4 5 21
1989-19900 5 4 17
1988-19892 (1, 0, 1) 4 5 6
1987-19880 3 9
1986-19872 (2, 0, 0) 5 3 3
1985-19860 3 7
1984-19850 3 5
1983-19840 4 7 22
1982-19830 4 7 20
1981-19821 (1, 0, 0) 4 6 9
1980-19811 (1, 0, 0) 6 4 4
1979-19800 6 5 7
1978-19790 7 4 7
1977-19780 6 2 10
1976-19771 (1, 0, 0) 5 3 11
1975-19761 (1, 0, 0) 4 6 7
1974-19751 (0, 1, 0) 3 3 17
1973-19741 (0, 0, 1) 2 7 22
1972-19730 2 7
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 3 2
1969-19701 (1, 0, 0) 4 3 6
1968-19690 1 4
1967-19681 (0, 0, 1) 2 3 11
1966-19670 1 2
1965-19661 (1, 0, 0) 0 5
1964-19650 1 0
 
1962-19630 0 1