Clues written by E. Akenhead
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E. Akenhead7007157Nov 1972Jul 198613y 8mI. Hall
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1978-1979
323(C)U(C)KOO (Letters Latent)VHCOne of those singing their hearts out from our sky for joymiddle letters; cf. Wordsworth’s ‘To the Cuckoo’
1977-1978
298NOSERVHCPunch as apéritif to claret2 meanings; claret = blood
289AMNESIACVHCCame in as doddering old man in Jaques’s last sceneanag.; ref. AYLI: ‘seven ages of man’
1976-1977
255ROYAL SILVER JUBILEEVHCWildly let our joy-bells ring ‘Ave EIIR!’ – to reign on this occasioncomp. anag.
1974-1975
114PANICVHCHeads of police ask narks ‘Identify criminals – grass’first letters
1972-1973
45NEMORALVHCMen put up covers near the mouth of a woodmen (rev.) + oral

 
HCs awarded to E. Akenhead
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1986-1987
  740 ESCADRILLE
 
1984-1985
  679 ESTOVER (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1979-1980
  401 GO-AHEAD
  397 BIJOUTERIE (Misprints)
  388 ALEXIPHARMIC
 
1977-1978
  301 TROLLOPISH
  263 ERIACH (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1976-1977
  250 Stands the church clock at ten to three? (Anagram)
 
1975-1976
  183 PICKLE
  169 THUGGEE
 
1974-1975
  123 SCATTERGOOD
  110 GALLOWS-RIPE
 
1973-1974
  88 BLOOMERY
  75 GROCETERIA
 
1972-1973
  36 CRUSADER
 


Annual Honours record of E. Akenhead
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YearPrizes
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VHCsHCsPosition
1986-19870 0 1
 
1984-19850 0 1
 
1979-19800 0 3
1978-19790 1 0
1977-19780 1 2
1976-19770 1 1
1975-19760 0 2
1974-19750 1 2
1973-19740 0 2
1972-19730 1 1