Clues written by D. M. Stanford
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D. M. Stanford2402224426Mar 1980Jul 201535y 4mD. Stanford
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2002-2003
1596GENISTA (Definition of Anagram)VHCChap with good instincts one gathers is not going westeasting; is in gent + a
1992-1993
1078KIRBEHVHCDrink to live – it’s drunk from thiskir be (t)h(is) & lit.
1991-1992
1008SPORTSCASTER (Misprints)VHCOne describes dame undoing corset strapsgame; anag.
1990-1991
956SPEAR-SIDEVHCAll men despise Iraq ignoring its borders and mobilizinganag. less I, q
1989-1990
922REFORMADOVHCDA treated with Rome for ousted general?anag.; ref. Noriega
895TONE DEAFVHCNot getting to grips with pitch often leads to an eleven doing badlyanag. incl. a, e, d
891CATVHCFellow could be caught, Azed wanting three letter finish, theme wanting fourc. A(zed) t(heme); ref. puzzle
1988-1989
882DOSSIERVHCRecord with everything on one side so end to forever turning overanag. incl. r
849VISITEVHCWhat’s out of fashion in Montmartre – immorality with model for spot of cashvice with sit for c
1987-1988
814SPOUSAGEThirdPresident goes gallivanting round States. It’s not for NancyP + USA in anag.; ref. N. Reagan; see Nancy in C.
1986-1987
764CHILDERMASVHCCharles married Di on festive day when may tots were put awayanag. incl. m; on = tipsy
757ETHEROMANIAC (Misprints)VHCA he-man erotic? Possibly for one into gay loveanag.; gas
753SHEEPDOGVHCA griffin is two different animals joined togethersheep dog; g. = chaperon
750SALMAGUNDY (THLMAGUY/OULMAGUY) (750 themed clue)VHCOffering that’s involved Ophelia’s heart being lost to Hamlet, deranged chapanag. less e + guy
744SKIRL-IN-THE-PAN / COFFEE-DISEASE (Right and Left)VHCTheir plan getting skin oiled, sizzling tan colour by seaside abroad. Madder types can’t resist itanag.; coffee + anag.
1984-1985
670TURNIP-FLEAVHCRenault if power required, otherwise Beetleanag. incl. P
666Any word; subsidiary indication omits an animal (Beasts)VHCRotten parts in engines he noticestrainsp(otter); anag.
635ROSEMARYVHCStern first old ship is put into stockRose, Mary, ref. Mary Rose
1983-1984
607CARNEYVHCHint of Christmas and New Year, rum butterC + anag. incl. N
1982-1983
543STAYING POWERSecondGot weary pins? Develop thisanag. & lit.
534DODGEMVHCBumper crop’s brilliantdod gem
1981-1982
508POSTURE-MAKERVHCProteus?i.e. anag. of posture & lit.
495CACOETHESVHCBad habit name dropping, catches one outanag. less n
1980-1981
452DISSENTERISMVHCSabbath watcher is embracing only part of Bible in obscure unorthodoxyNT in S seer in dim

 
HCs awarded to D. M. Stanford
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2015-2016
  2250 MILESTONE (with missing O) (Missing Letter)
 
1993-1994
  1126 CHEATERY
 
1991-1992
  1034 BURLAP
  1024 PRESENT (3 defs + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)
  1000 ONE THOUSAND
 
1990-1991
  987 IRON CURTAIN
  974 AVANT-PROPOS
  965 EARBASH def. NECKLET (Wrong Number)
  952 STAR (Spoonerisms)
 
1989-1990
  939 A-PER-SE / ESCROC (Right and Left)
  930 SABULOSE
  926 NERD
  913 ARCHIBALD
 
1988-1989
  874 BLUESTOCKING
  862 OFF-AND-ON
  857 REDCAP / NICETY (Right and Left)
  853 DEBACLE
 
1987-1988
  818 EMBUSQUÉ
  805 LITOTES
  801 LINCHET
 
1986-1987
  783 CAMPESINO
  779 MISSING LINK
  774 VICTORINE
  766 GUBBINS
  762 OBELISE
  735 MALIGN
 
1985-1986
  727 WELL-TO-DO
  722 SUPERNACULUM
  712 PANTOMIME HORSE
 
1984-1985
  653 INTERNUNCIO
  631 INTERLOCK
 
1983-1984
  627 AMBIENT
  600 Into the jaws of Death / Into the mouth of Hell (Anagram)
  590 MINEVER
 
1982-1983
  576 TOP-NOTCH
  558 MINCEMEAT (with one extra R) (Extra Letter)
  556 SWEAL (Misprints)
  538 INGRAIN
 
1981-1982
  525 PABOUCHE
  517 IMMORTELLE
  491 SEVENTY-EIGHT
  478 BIBLIOPEGIST
 
1980-1981
  460 SWOOP
 
1979-1980
  414 UNBOSOMER
 


Annual Honours record of D. M. Stanford
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(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2015-20160 0 1
 
2002-20030 1 0
 
1993-19940 0 1
1992-19930 1 0
1991-19920 1 3
1990-19910 1 4
1989-19900 3 4
1988-19890 2 4
1987-19881 (0, 0, 1) 0 3
1986-19870 5 6 16
1985-19860 0 3
1984-19850 3 2
1983-19840 1 3
1982-19831 (0, 1, 0) 1 4
1981-19820 2 4
1980-19810 1 1
1979-19800 0 1