Clues written by D. A. Crossland
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D. A. Crossland110381814Feb 1973Jan 199117y 11m
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1988-1989
866NECTAREOUSVHCProduct of Sauterne Co. isanag. & lit.
1986-1987
757ETHEROMANIAC (Misprints)VHCA creation with hem tailor-made for one who’s into draganag.; drug
1985-1986
718FLO(GG)IN(G) (Letters Latent)VHCIf Leon (after first of embarrassing leaks) has proved deceitful, there should be harsh punishmentanag. less e; ref. L. Brittan, Westland affair
712PANTOMIME HORSEThirdMare? Pooh! It’s men dressed upanag. & lit.
709GINGERVHCPop performance includes fantastic number by Queenn in gig + ER
701BALUSTRADEVHCIn-flight bars providing British Airways with unlimited drink salesBA lus(h) trade
1984-1985
644EASY STREET (or STAPELIA)VHCDefinition’s no hardship, yet star – see – is out of placeanag.; ref. error in competition
1982-1983
564PARAMENTThirdLocked up, having pinched a sheep: former hanging mattera ram in pent
1981-1982
500BEFOOL (two extra Ds) (Extra Letter)SecondDodd, live comediando (= cheat); be fool
1980-1981
456BALADINEVHCDancer in live panto’s no central characterAla(d)din in be; ’s = has
1978-1979
352FAIRY LIGHTSVHCNucleus of brightness amid firs gaily twinklinghr in anag., & lit.

 
HCs awarded to D. A. Crossland
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1990-1991
  974 AVANT-PROPOS
  972 Anagram of 28 letters (Anagram)
  965 EARBASH def. NECKLET (Wrong Number)
 
1989-1990
  922 REFORMADO
 
1987-1988
  818 EMBUSQUÉ
 
1986-1987
  779 MISSING LINK
  764 CHILDERMAS
  762 OBELISE
 
1984-1985
  666 Any word; subsidiary indication omits an animal (Beasts)
 
1982-1983
  558 MINCEMEAT (with one extra R) (Extra Letter)
  552 NOURICE-FEE
 
1981-1982
  521 ATTITUDINISE
  508 POSTURE-MAKER
 
1980-1981
  452 DISSENTERISM
 
1978-1979
  358 UPSTART def. NON-TERM (Wrong Number)
 
1976-1977
  249 RUDOLPH THE REINDEER
 
1975-1976
  200 The Extra Guest (minus CC) (Letters Latent)
 
1972-1973
  50 CORPULE(N)T (Letters Latent)
 


Annual Honours record of D. A. Crossland
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
1990-19910 0 3
1989-19900 0 1
1988-19890 1 0
1987-19880 0 1
1986-19870 1 3
1985-19861 (0, 0, 1) 3 0 11
1984-19850 1 1
 
1982-19831 (0, 0, 1) 0 2
1981-19821 (0, 1, 0) 0 2
1980-19810 1 1
 
1978-19790 1 1
 
1976-19770 0 1
1975-19760 0 1
 
1972-19730 0 1