Clues written by T. W. Mortimer
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T. W. Mortimer2925223836Nov 1979Aug 199212y 9m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1992-1993
1052AGANIPPEVHCNo ——? It could lead to gap in an unfinished poemcomp. anag. less m, & lit.
1990-1991
978DOUBLE-CENTURYFirstCould it be articulated as ‘duel tun by Croe’?anag. & lit. ref. M. Crowe, NZ cricketer
943BARAGOUINVHCIt’s universal amongst lawyers: they go in for gobbledegookU in bar a go in
1989-1990
926NERDThird‘Dunderhead!’ (Abuse this fool had due!)comp. anag. & lit.
895TONE DEAFThirdIs conductor this? It could make a concert tune odd if so!comp. anag. & lit.
1988-1989
882DOSSIERVHCLacking in content potted case-history makes patchy one!comp. anag. incl. p, d, & lit.
874BLUESTOCKINGVHCOn such a long-haired lady one can restyle locks into e. g. bun!comp. anag. & lit.
866NECTAREOUSVHCSupply us one crate of Foster’s?anag.; ref. ‘amber nectar’ of ad
862OFF-AND-ONVHCIn a manner that characterises devotee’s activity? Never, not in any degreeof fan do n(ever), & lit.
857REDCAP / NICETY (Right and Left)VHCI too can make do and eat crop. A thistle seed’s my favourite delicacy, yet I can live without onecomp. anag. ; anag. less a, live adj.
844THEOLOGASTER (Misprints)VHCSo-called canoeist? After short time he lets oar go, capsizingcanonist; t + anag.
840SONDEVHCMovements of air on e.g. Andes’d produce a reading with this!comp. anag. & lit.
1987-1988
831COOLABAH (Spoonerisms)FirstA coal hob’s lit – native fare’s bound to be on it at meal-timebear’s found; anag.
814SPOUSAGESecondFor which misogamists’ term’s ‘potty institution’?s po usage & lit.
805LITOTESVHCA lad seething? With this it could be said e.g.: he’s not a little upset!comp. anag. & lit.
796UPHOLSTERYVHCIt’s truly posh if, when relaxing, one’s rear end sinks ine in anag., & lit.
1986-1987
783CAMPESINOThirdWhat might make him till? Call it peonism!comp. anag. & lit.
779MISSING LINKSecondI create set with this. Strangely it’s item series isn’t lackingcomp. anag. & lit.
740ESCADRILLEVHCWeak one could be undoing of Allied crewsanag. less w
1985-1986
722SUPERNACULUMVHCI brim with health, having limbered up muscle with a runanag.
709GINGERVHCG. Greenidge in fantastic form? Edge slips out – it may stop the runs!anag. less edge; g. a stomachic; Gordon G., cricketer
701BALUSTRADEVHCBates had rule destroyed – he disconnected enclosure around terraces, etc.anag. less he; ref. Chelsea FC chairman
692FIDIBUS def. PRICKET (Wrong Number)VHCNucleus of NUJ will stick in if bid’s failed. This could get on wick when there’s a blackout!stick; U in anag.; ref. BBC dispute
688CUCURBITALVHCSwelling in ankle, first signs of Arab’s lameness – it’s ‘gourdy’ perhapscurb in cuit + initial letters
683BANISHVHCExile shows offence rebounding hard on those responsible for starting Brussels aggroinitial letters + sin (rev.) h; ref. Heysel Stadium riot
1984-1985
679ESTOVER (Printer’s Devilry)VHCTourist in Italy – go/on! Athens tops for sightseeing 
1983-1984
585FLABELLIFORMVHCLike a wedge of cake perhaps, ruinous for fallible slimmer’s middleanag. + m
1982-1983
564PARAMENTVHCDisplay of ornamental drapery? Yearn for old ——comp. anag. & lit.; display = unfold
1980-1981
423ACCOUTREVHCStove, court ace, gets ready to serve?anag.; ref. Betty S., ready vb.

 
HCs awarded to T. W. Mortimer
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1992-1993
  1056 ENTRAIN def. ASTHORE (Wrong Number)
 
1991-1992
  1004 OIL PAINTINGS
  995 STASIMA (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1990-1991
  991 BRASH (or BRUSH)
  972 Anagram of 28 letters (Anagram)
  961 WAVESON
  947 SHOULDER-SLIP
 
1989-1990
  939 A-PER-SE / ESCROC (Right and Left)
  934 LACE-UPS
  922 REFORMADO
  913 ARCHIBALD
  908 INDIGO (Printer’s Devilry)
  900 (C)HARLATANIS(M) (Letters Latent)
 
1988-1989
  849 VISITE
 
1987-1988
  835 PROSAICAL
  823 SARBACANE
  816 POTLACH (with extra O in word) (Extra letter)
  788 CROW
 
1986-1987
  766 GUBBINS
  764 CHILDERMAS
  762 OBELISE
  753 SHEEPDOG
  744 SKIRL-IN-THE-PAN / COFFEE-DISEASE (Right and Left)
 
1985-1986
  731 STRING
  727 WELL-TO-DO
  714 MOTE
  712 PANTOMIME HORSE
 
1983-1984
  610 DOUBLETHINK
  590 MINEVER
  581 SPADROON def. MAVERICK (Wrong Number)
 
1982-1983
  576 TOP-NOTCH
  568 TETHER (Printer’s Devilry)
  558 MINCEMEAT (with one extra R) (Extra Letter)
 
1981-1982
  473 HERRING-BONE
 
1980-1981
  447 URTICARIA / APOGRAPHS (Right and Left)
  434 JARDINIÈRE
  426 MISL(E)ADING (Letters Latent)
 
1979-1980
  397 BIJOUTERIE (Misprints)
 


Annual Honours record of T. W. Mortimer
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1992-19930 1 1
1991-19920 0 2
1990-19911 (1, 0, 0) 1 4
1989-19902 (0, 0, 2) 0 6 21
1988-19890 7 1 8
1987-19882 (1, 1, 0) 2 4 8
1986-19872 (0, 1, 1) 1 5 16
1985-19860 6 4 8
1984-19850 1 0
1983-19840 1 3
1982-19830 1 3
1981-19820 0 1
1980-19810 1 3
1979-19800 0 1