Clues written by E. R. Riddle
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E. R. Riddle152493421Mar 1973Feb 199521y 11m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1994-1995
1186GRISELDAVHCFor a picture of humility Sid Little’s oppo must take a lot of beatinganag. of Sid Large; ref. comedians Little and Large
1989-1990
922REFORMADOVHCGetting class involved in study of Luther is an example of thisform in read + o’
1984-1985
635ROSEMARYVHCMother is sitting in the garden that brings back memoriesma in rosery
1982-1983
572SNAKE-OILThirdGets drunk, never works – like a son going to the dogsanag.
558MINCEMEAT (with one extra R) (Extra Letter)FirstWhat one must do to give mater a Christmas treatmate; i.e. mince meat = mate
543STAYING POWERVHCWhat makes Daley athletics’ greatest living exponent?staying power (maths); ref. D. Thompson, champion decathlete
1981-1982
525PABOUCHEVHCFor what could Bach, opus 8, be mistaken when played on sight? Chopin?comp. anag. incl. eight; chopin2
506ELANET (Printer’s Devilry)FirstWhen short of fu/n all need more alcoholetna
1980-1981
464SIMKINVHCI’m bottledI’m in skin, & lit.
1979-1980
397BIJOUTERIE (Misprints)VHCWaste collection? That’s the sequel to tipping refuse on an untidy routepaste; jib (rev.) + outer + i.e.
1976-1977
250Stands the church clock at ten to three? (Anagram)VHCDo thank the arch-setter – the count’s CCL 
1972-1973
45NEMORALThirdTrim form, lean but feminine. Twiggy, perhapsanag. less f ; but = except
43A neologism (Neologisms)VHCCABERJOCKEYA
18EPIGONESecondI succeed in breaking even with a bogey roundpig O in ene; pig, bogey = policeman
Ximenes competitions
1970-1971
1145GENIPAPSecondDrive back full of drink—what could be madder?nipa in peg (rev.)

 
HCs awarded to E. R. Riddle
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1993-1994
  1126 CHEATERY
 
1991-1992
  1024 PRESENT (3 defs + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)
 
1990-1991
  952 STAR (Spoonerisms)
 
1988-1989
  874 BLUESTOCKING
  866 NECTAREOUS
  849 VISITE
  840 SONDE
 
1987-1988
  805 LITOTES
 
1986-1987
  779 MISSING LINK
 
1985-1986
  709 GINGER
  688 CUCURBITAL
 
1984-1985
  679 ESTOVER (Printer’s Devilry)
  666 Any word; subsidiary indication omits an animal (Beasts)
  653 INTERNUNCIO
  640 MACHETE
 
1983-1984
  609 LUCKY-BAG
  590 MINEVER
 
1982-1983
  559 EMBASE
  552 NOURICE-FEE
  547 GLEEMAN
 
1980-1981
  439 LINGA (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1979-1980
  406 BOIL
  379 SCYTHEMAN
 
1978-1979
  349 ODDCOMESHORT
  314 MERIL (Spoonerisms)
 
1977-1978
  289 AMNESIAC
 
1976-1977
  234 HOROSCOPIST
  216 SCANTITY
 
1975-1976
  203 BOGY
  200 The Extra Guest (minus CC) (Letters Latent)
 
1974-1975
  114 PANIC
 
1973-1974
  97 TREBUCHET
  79 SLAPSTICK
  53 ALEXANDERS
 


Annual Honours record of E. R. Riddle
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1994-19950 1 0
1993-19940 0 1
 
1991-19920 0 1
1990-19910 0 1
1989-19900 1 0
1988-19890 0 4
1987-19880 0 1
1986-19870 0 1
1985-19860 0 2
1984-19850 1 4
1983-19840 0 2
1982-19832 (1, 0, 1) 1 3 11
1981-19821 (1, 0, 0) 1 0
1980-19810 1 1
1979-19800 1 2
1978-19790 0 2
1977-19780 0 1
1976-19770 1 2
1975-19760 0 2
1974-19750 0 1
1973-19740 0 3
1972-19732 (0, 1, 1) 1 0 13
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19711 (0, 1, 0) 0 0