Clues written by A. J. Crow
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A. J. Crow2814235933Jan 1966Jan 198721y 0m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1984-1985
653INTERNUNCIOSecondNot out centurion, crocked, calls for runnerin + anag.
1980-1981
464SIMKINVHCI’m bottledI’m in skin, & lit.
447URTICARIA / APOGRAPHS (Right and Left)VHCPapa’s rough, non-U, reels, spits, renders, without a bit of style, rustic song. I burnanag. less U; spit n.; anag. less s + aria
443STEEPLECROWNVHCSee pert clown mock in pointed fashionanag.
434JARDINIÈREThirdDish that is grasped by improvident diner – mess of pottage?jar + i.e. in anag.; ref Jacob and Esau
430TEGULAVHCIt could be made from gault, protecting top of edificee in anag. & lit.
1979-1980
410CUL-DE-SACVHC‘NO THROUGH ROAD’ caused learner to wobble aboutanag. + c.
404CANDLE-HOLDER (Spoonerisms)VHCTin, old, held out, with hesitation – bummer’s ploy?plumber’s boy; can + anag. + er
401GO-AHEADVHCPop has a froth – it’s O.K.go a head; pop = go
384OUTSPREADINGVHCI’m bulging – bit of paunch – on diet – sugar’s outp on diet sugar anag.
1978-1979
366MONKEY-SHINEVHCTrick solution hidden in nonsense – nothing lesskey in mo(o)nshine
362SEA-SOLDIERVHCIs Lear (Ed.) so funny? Jolly!anag.
1977-1978
306DICKENSSecondWho the —— has got involved? Do we think he’s Chas?comp. anag.
1976-1977
250Stands the church clock at ten to three? (Anagram)VHCReaches CCL. Thanks! – the truth. On to D etc.! 
221PADDY-WHACKVHCM’Ginty’s blow – result of someone getting his goat?i.e. Paddy whack; ref. song
1975-1976
190CASSANDRAVHCShe gave warnings, misconstrued as canardsanag.
178A(U)G(U)ST (Letters Latent)First‘In ——’ (Cuckoo sang it) ‘go I must’comp anag., & lit.
156OMBROPHOBOUSVHCBedraggled hobo – poor bum’s not happy in the rainanag.
1974-1975
135GABIONADEVHCWest Brom., conceding second one, get some stick about crude defenceA(l)bion in gade
127FRITHSOKENVHCRefuge of thinkers – bedlam?anag.; bedlam adj.
123SCATTERGOODVHCUnusual Scot? Do great extravagances please him?anag.
1973-1974
100CENTENARIANVHCSome will greet him, wrinkled, ancient – Queen Elizabeth, oneanag. incl. ER + an
1972-1973
45NEMORALVHCMerry role-man of Sherwood?anag.
40FANTOCCINIVHCWell handled, little company can fit in little theatreanag. incl. co.
Ximenes competitions
1970-1971
1123MAXIMISTVHCTruth, nothing less, is found within the bounds of my precept, I would have you believeaxi(o)m is in m, t, & lit.
1967-1968
997TREACLESecondBlack clinging stuff becomes Electra in distressanag.; ref. O’Neill, ‘Mourning Becomes E.’
993JONATHANVHCThe blighter’s eaten the last of the fruit—an applet in Jonah + an
1965-1966
894WITENAGEMOTVHCLaw was laid out in the rough game I went toanag.

 
HCs awarded to A. J. Crow
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1986-1987
  766 GUBBINS
  757 ETHEROMANIAC (Misprints)
 
1984-1985
  679 ESTOVER (Printer’s Devilry)
  631 INTERLOCK
 
1983-1984
  610 DOUBLETHINK
 
1982-1983
  558 MINCEMEAT (with one extra R) (Extra Letter)
  534 DODGEM
 
1981-1982
  525 PABOUCHE
  521 ATTITUDINISE
  517 IMMORTELLE
  513 ETYMOLOGICON
  508 POSTURE-MAKER
  495 CACOETHES
 
1980-1981
  439 LINGA (Printer’s Devilry)
  426 MISL(E)ADING (Letters Latent)
  423 ACCOUTRE
 
1979-1980
  375 SPREATHE
  371 GRADIN
 
1978-1979
  358 UPSTART def. NON-TERM (Wrong Number)
  352 FAIRY LIGHTS
  336 ELF-ARROW / CUTHBERT (Right and Left)
  327 HEMLOCK
  319 PODESTA
 
1977-1978
  294 HUMECT
 
1976-1977
  255 ROYAL SILVER JUBILEE
  247 FLIVVER
 
1975-1976
  195 SHILLY-SHALLY
  165 Lance, pompano, bonito, porbeagle, thornback, menhaden, albacore, huso (Anagram)
  161 ANCON
 
1974-1975
  152 ENAMORADO / ESCLANDRE (Right and Left)
  130 EADISH (Printer’s Devilry)
  118 OPERETTIST (Misprints)
 
1973-1974
  95 THUNDERCLAP
  88 BLOOMERY
  84 MIRLIGOES / ILL-OMENED (Right and Left)
  62 SOLITAIRES
 
1972-1973
  50 CORPULE(N)T (Letters Latent)
  23 SCLERODERMIC
  1 ORGIAST
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1145 GENIPAP
  1143 MORGIANA
  1131 CAROUSER (Misprints)
 
1969-1970
  1093 MARTINET
  1084 ANGEL-FOOD
 
1968-1969
  1054 PINACOTHECA
  1049 SLANGWHANGER
  1041 TEA-LEAD
  1036 CORONETED
  1032 TENONER (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1967-1968
  987 THING (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1966-1967
  945 OBLITERATE
  935 MALAPROP
  933 COTTABUS
  929 AMPHITHEATRE
  920 ARISTATE (Printer’s Devilry)
  907 SORITES (Misprints)
 
1965-1966
  902 WINCOPIPE
  890 DEBENTURE
  885 GALIMATIAS
 


Annual Honours record of A. J. Crow
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1986-19870 0 2
 
1984-19851 (0, 1, 0) 0 2
1983-19840 0 1
1982-19830 0 2
1981-19820 0 6
1980-19811 (0, 0, 1) 4 3 8
1979-19800 4 2 20
1978-19790 2 5
1977-19781 (0, 1, 0) 0 1
1976-19770 2 2
1975-19761 (1, 0, 0) 2 3 19
1974-19750 3 3
1973-19740 1 4
1972-19730 2 3
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 1 3
1969-19700 0 2
1968-19690 0 5
1967-19681 (0, 1, 0) 1 1
1966-19670 0 6
1965-19660 1 3