Clues written by Mrs E. J. Holmes
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Mrs E. J. Holmes7007327Feb 1956Aug 197620y 6mE. J. Holmes
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1974-1975
114PANICVHCCold sweat, pain, sick – the onset of colicanag. + c
1972-1973
40FANTOCCINIVHCPerfect if Conti can pull strings for usanag.; perfect vt.; ref. Italia Conti School of Acting
Ximenes competitions
1968-1969
1028SATIREVHCIt’s getting a full broadside that exposes weaknessesSA tire5
1967-1968
997TREACLEVHCFlattery, laid on thick, was meat and drink to these well-disposed sisters2 mngs; ref. Alice in Wonderland; i.e. living in a well
1966-1967
954CERATE (Printer’s Devilry)VHCTheir poor la/d faces mean assault and battery by armed thugs 
1959-1960
551PITCHERVHCThree early pieces from Tchaikovsky in the Promenade make a catchy item for the hummersTch(aikovsky) in pier; p. plant, insects
1958-1959
534RAIL-SPLITTERVHCGuard against the informer! He’ll make things rough for the fence!rail + splitter

 
HCs awarded to Mrs E. J. Holmes
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1976-1977
  229 METRICATE
 
1975-1976
  203 BOGY
  200 The Extra Guest (minus CC) (Letters Latent)
  187 POWDERING-TUB
  183 PICKLE
  174 EPEOLATRY
 
1974-1975
  139 PIEPOWDER
 
1973-1974
  95 THUNDERCLAP
  75 GROCETERIA
  66 NONSENSE
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1158 ELEPHANT-SEAL
  1143 MORGIANA
 
1969-1970
  1091 WENCESLAS
  1084 ANGEL-FOOD
 
1968-1969
  1045 SPLIT / MOUTH (Right and Left)
 
1967-1968
  1002 PILLAGE
  993 JONATHAN
 
1966-1967
  924 MIMESTER / PECULATE (Right and Left)
  911 DRAGON
 
1965-1966
  868 DANDER / TOUPEE (Right and Left)
 
1964-1965
  829 FAREWELL
 
1963-1964
  800 Charlemagne, Emperor of the West (Anagram)
  782 SWELL
 
1962-1963
  746 INTERMIT (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1961-1962
  669 DRUM
  647 MADCAP
 
1960-1961
  642 SEETHER (Printer’s Devilry)
  608 CUSTOMER
 
1959-1960
  586 HEBDOMADARY
 
1958-1959
  495 PARTISAN
 
1957-1958
  482 LEASING-MAKER
 
1955-1956
  373 PRESTONPANS
 


Annual Honours record of Mrs E. J. Holmes
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YearPrizes
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VHCsHCsPosition
1976-19770 0 1
1975-19760 0 5
1974-19750 1 1
1973-19740 0 3
1972-19730 1 0
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 0 2
1969-19700 0 2
1968-19690 1 1
1967-19680 1 2
1966-19670 1 2
1965-19660 0 1
1964-19650 0 1
1963-19640 0 2
1962-19630 0 1
1961-19620 0 2
1960-19610 0 2
1959-19600 1 1
1958-19590 1 1
1957-19580 0 1
 
1955-19560 0 1