Clues written by E. A. Beaulah
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E. A. Beaulah84197420294Aug 1954Apr 200550y 8mE. A. Beulah
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2004-2005
1711MINUSVHCLatin’s less popular among leaders of modern universities – sadlyin in m, u, s
1680PILLOW-CUPVHCBall’s in the air after ‘cow’ shot … and last drop of the day?pill + anag. + up
2002-2003
1593MANSUETEVHCOnce docile, turbulent Etna fumes with cap blownanag. less f
1589JOKESMITHVHCFor one like Dame Edna it’s a bit hard with mike’s breaking down half way throughanag. central in jot h
2001-2002
1550MEMORITERVHCPat Rafter’s first after measure involving pollstersMORI in mete + R; ref. Australian tennis star
1541CHUPRASSYVHCHype’s beginning in the press – with Prince for example dismissing a subordinate?h in CUP + ras + s(a)y; ref sacking of M. Bolland, Price Charles’s aide
1528STROP (Spoonerisms)VHCOwner of hedges starts to secure the resurgence of passerineshoner of edges; first letters
2000-2001
1502RAPPELVHCWith drumbeat sounding offensive I’m going off rock2 meanings
1494MARATHONVHCIsraeli bitterness about Arafat’s last call to progress fuels a long, gruelling ordealt in marah + On!
1485BOURSE / TIFOSO (Right and Left)VHCAn aficionado, when out I love soft French cheese, at home switching to English: some exchange!anag. incl. 0; E for in in Boursin
1476LIGNIPERDOUSVHCErratic Sergio up in first and last stages of duel bringing down Woodsanag. incl d, l; ref. recent challenge match between S. Garcia and T. Woods
1999-2000
1463REVERSIONALVHCWith No. 2 gone, Lara in – ever so out of form making comebackanag. less a; ref. Brian L.
1437MISTLETOEThirdChanging times allow none within what was sacred to Druidismlet 0 in anag.; ref Stonehenge
1424HEISTVHCOne featuring in ‘Stand and deliver’?I in hest, & lit.
1998-1999
1402PENTOSE (Definition of Anagram)VHCWarm clothing donned in the Khyber after nightfall – according to Kipling?posteen; post e’en
1380RAPPORT (Misprints)VHCA ‘friendly’ line will give a boost to Aussies openingrap5 + port5 link
1997-1998
1342ALIENS / RAPINE (Right and Left)VHCAn isle is shaken: Kiwis among others the victims when Napier’s devastatedanag.; anag.; ref NZ North Island earthquake of 1931
1336STOCKINGVHCFamily at home and opening of gifts provide a seasonal delight for childrenstock in g
1996-1997
1307AGILE (Spoonerisms)VHCHow one describes the Test bumbler – one caught by a good short leg?best tumbler; l in a gle(g)
1286CHALETVHCHome for the hols kids are an encumbrancech a let
1284STALE (3 defs. + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)VHCBleak scene of Christ’s birth: part of just a legendary account?STA(BLE TA)LE; hidden
1277NOVE(M)BER (Letters Latent)VHCThis is instant drama: the final day of war, with Berlin half razedNO VE Ber(lin)
1273SIPOREXVHCI put in dreadful Prose – and bad mark ensues: in construction work I often go to pieces!I in anag. + X
1995-1996
1255CATAFALCOVHCCharon’s first seen beside a river taking care of transport for the deadC at a Fal c/o
1242KNOCKERSVHCNuts are gone, with nothing in lieu for the tits0 for a in knackers
1229GRUPPETTOVHCIt’s Rocca’s turn: ergo pressure putt scrambledanag. incl. p; ref Costantino R., British Open Golf Championship
1225CURRYVHCTreat leather? This may well make things hot for you, Wasim2 meanings; ref ball-tampering allegations in Test cricket
1207EPOCH-MARKINGVHCSignalling start of era Philip’s first, followed by turbulent macho king – one preeminent among mene + P + anag. + R + king; ref P. of Macedon, Alexander the Great
1203CLERICALISMSecondToo much pressure from Bishop? Or are/is MCC ill prepared?anag.; ref. Ian Bishop’s performance in the first Test v. W. Indies
1994-1995
1161ADIAPHORONFirstIn composition do I start to preface ‘h’ with ‘a’ or ‘an’ (not a required usage)?anag. incl. p; e.g. a/an hotel
1993-1994
1139BENJAMINVHCWest Indies pace bowler causes England’s number 8, maybe, embarrassment at wicketBen (Clarke) + jam + in
1100CONCORDANCEVHCTo ensure agreement the Council of Europe needs first to rope in a supermancord in Conan + CE
1992-1993
1095STINKVHCHave a bad name, as one involved in the setting up of minor fiddlesn in kits (rev.)
1087OLD SOLDIERVHCVeteran ex-Test star’s past it – that’s to say getting runsOld’s old i.e. r
1991-1992
1024PRESENT (3 defs + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)SecondLosing his head (‘To be succeeded by a child!’) despot scents a competitor in the offingCHY(PRES ENT)RANT; ch for first letter of tyrant
1017SCHAPSKA / PEARMAIN (Right and Left)VHCWorcester perhaps are worried (by the end of Botham) and in trouble: double – following a second man’s getting a cap abroadanag. + m in pain; s chap’s + ka; ref Worcestershire losing Botham and Moody
1990-1991
969BUNTERVHCA tart? I never could resist one!2 meanings
943BARAGOUINVHCRodent loses little time entering grain store: it can be heard, but not caught!agou(t)i in barn
1989-1990
930SABULOSEVHCBoule’s agitated after it gets word concerning PylosSA + anag.; ref. Athenian Council, Homeric epithet for P.
913ARCHIBALDVHCSupreme leader in battle, one left within island’s confines – being a threat to Wellingtonarch + b a l in i,d; ref. Napoleon, W. bomber
1988-1989
878MOUSEPIECEVHCBruised eye requires patch; it’s cut next roundmouse piece
857REDCAP / NICETY (Right and Left)VHCFor a delicacy French resort to wings of turkey, bird being drenched initially in pickled caperNice + t, y; d in anag.
1987-1988
823SARBACANEVHCScots relish ball and hand out a thrashing; the French blow it!sar ba’ cane
816POTLACH (with extra O in word) (Extra letter)VHCCelebration for a brave child after operation and suffering a lotop. + anag. + ch,
788CROWVHCWill Tories stomach it if Welsh ogre is returned?W orc (rev.); ‘eat c.’
1986-1987
770HERMITSVHCThe Ancient Mariner met one of us (put differently: met his ‘one of three’, perhaps)anag., incl. R; ref. ‘The Rime of the A. M.’, Pt VII
764CHILDERMASVHCAnniversary of the killing of a despot comes from Latin: March Idesanag. incl. L.
740ESCADRILLEVHCMirage formation? That’s to say stream seen in inner tract of desertc-à-d + rill in ese; Mirage jets
1985-1986
718FLO(GG)IN(G) (Letters Latent)VHCAlmost total collapse at the wicket is what tourists are likely to experienceflo(p) in; ref. current cricket tours and souvenir vendors
696ANTIMNEMONICVHCI am a submariner (leader of ‘Nautilus’) engaged in bizarre action likely to end in oblivionI’m Nemo N in antic; ref. ‘20,000 Leagues Under the Sea’
1984-1985
660Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse (Anagram)VHCCreator sent to men a new sign – a Saviour true 
1983-1984
610DOUBLETHINKThirdPolicy advocated by this year’s Socialist party line: veering plusleftwards with Kinnocklead?double (heraldry) + thin (golf) + K; ref. Newspeak, this year = 1984
603FIGULINEVHCPotter makes me specious – in that I cheat endlesslyI gul(l)) in fine; ref. Stephen P., ‘One-Upmanship’
600Into the jaws of Death / Into the mouth of Hell (Anagram)VHCJonah left this whale he met: found it too hot! 
594DOINGSVHCThe snag of having pets around at home?in in dogs
1982-1983
543STAYING POWERThirdIt’s typical of Tavaré to thwart bowlers: in Test star we have opener of pertinacitystay in + p in Gower; ref. Chris T., David G.
1981-1982
525PABOUCHEVHCCheap cracks about the unfinished round (Ali often puts his foot in it!)bou(t) in anag.
508POSTURE-MAKERVHCTrouper? Ask me to adopt unorthodox poseanag. & lit.
506ELANET (Printer’s Devilry)VHCAt the Grand, Cooper is playing Pa (n/ude) but not Fool (in gray)ref. Face the Music
504SIMMENTHALERVHCWorking men, short of energy, relish meat: we may supply itanag. less E
491SEVENTY-EIGHTVHCRace with the finishes of Sebby and Steve in prospect: record liable to be brokenevent y, e in sight; ref. Seb Coe, Steve Ovett
1980-1981
456BALADINEVHCInvolved in a tricky deal, after the Baptist’s head: Salome?in in a + anag. after B & lit.
426MISL(E)ADING (Letters Latent)SecondPromising the unattainable left Midas frenzied because of touch of goldanag. incl. l + in g
1979-1980
401GO-AHEADVHCLike the West Indies batting? 500 for 1 would immortalize it!D for a gives godhead
371GRADINVHCFrom where one watched the Olympics, with Greek noise about onea in Gr. din
1977-1978
281DINOCERASThirdOld fossil in a state: in love and scared silly about it!in 0 in anag.
1974-1975
146CHARADESVHCSeasonal offering from arch-Sade!anag.
135GABIONADEVHCEarthy old bags perhaps love getting involved in improper badinageo in anag.
1973-1974
100CENTENARIANVHCDespatched a creature of the air, we hear: the Ancient Mariner?‘sent an airy ’un’
92BRAINWASHVHCHow to make white appear black – unmentionable at the laundrybra in wash
53ALEXANDERSThirdI used to follow the tarts of Paris!2 meanings; ref. Alexander or Paris of Troy
1972-1973
10LINGERIEVHCTo dawdle – that is perhaps a woman’s most cherished habitlinger i.e.
Ximenes competitions
1969-1970
1066RAVE / PAIR (DLM)SecondAnd would have rather said “I’m on the wagon, mate. No Parisian high jinks for me”rave2; mate, vb.
1968-1969
1054PINACOTHECAVHCTate, for example: with an unorthodox action he trapped over a hundred in each yearC p.a. in anag.; Maurice T., bowler
1966-1967
911DRAGONVHCUnusually heavy rider shed nothing; and the scales gave him away!drago(0)n
1964-1965
847FRENETICALVHCDescribing Phédre’s condition left Racine greatly movedanag.;. ref. Racine play
1962-1963
721KERB-MERCHANTVHCOld tramp, under the influence, we hear, found hawking at the side of the road‘curb’ + merchant (= merchantman, obs.)
1959-1960
573SCAPEGALLOWSVHCChap who’s thought fit to swing much of “Tosca” produces a score including almost everything vulgar(To)sca + al(l) low in pegs
1956-1957
434CARTONVHCMademoiselle got me in the end: I’m all for the style they adopt in France!car ton (Fr.); ref. ‘Mlle. Guillotine’, Sydney C., ‘A Tale of Two Cities’
408BILLETVHCTo dispose of a private message put it on the fire!3 mngs.; private soldier
1955-1956
373PRESTONPANSVHCFor my darling’s engagement see Society Page article in the Times, etc.ton2 p an in press; ref. Charles Stuart, “Charlie is my D.”
364HELLEBOREVHCProminent beauty makes a come-back in very cut version of H.M.S. Pinafore as Buttercupbelle (rev.) in H(MS Pinaf)ore
351LUSTREVHCThe halo, perhaps, is the thing about a saint that catches one’s attentionSt. in lure2
334CHEROOTVHCWinnie is often seen with me, one of Winnie’s colleagues in the initial Cabinet reshuffleRoo in anag. incl. C; ref. W. the Pooh

 
HCs awarded to E. A. Beaulah
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2004-2005
  1715 RELEASE / RASPING (Right and Left)
  1698 CROSSTIE
  1689 SYNOD
  1685 MINO (Printer’s Devilry)
 
2003-2004
  1672 IMPASTOS (Spoonerisms)
  1663 ARMAMENTARIA
  1659 SCAREDY-CAT
  1654 CRESCENT / ENTHRALS (Overlaps)
  1650 SAPHENA
  1648 MAGIC LANTERN
  1646 BLACK
  1641 GADGETEER
  1633 EMPATRON / WINTERLY (Right and Left)
  1628 ENCOMION
  1624 BELAY
 
2002-2003
  1615 RUGATE
  1611 LEISLER
  1606 TEOSINTE / INTELSAT (Overlaps)
  1602 FENESTRA
  1598 PHRASEMONGER
  1580 MARGENT def. BEETLES (Wrong Number)
  1576 FACADE
  1572 SHIELD-MAY
 
2001-2002
  1567 QUEEN
  1563 SLYBOOTS
  1559 THEOLOGASTER
  1546 TRANSPARENT
  1537 CAFTAN
  1533 MASTER-MARINER
  1519 CARRY-ON
 
2000-2001
  1515 SNIDE
  1500 GIT (on board ship) (Ship of Fools)
  1480 SAMARITAN
  1467 CANAPÉ
 
1999-2000
  1450 PRETENDANT
  1446 NEWSPAPERDOM
  1441 Word containing MM displaced by a bug (Millennium Bug)
  1439 JOHN CANOE
  1433 NEANDERTHAL
  1428 CRICETID
  1419 SPLODGE
  1415 MANATI (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1998-1999
  1406 CHASSEPOT
  1398 PERMETHRIN
  1389 ALL-OVERISH
  1385 PANTRIES
  1376 LOGO
  1372 MASTERSTROKE
  1367 SANBENITOS
  1363 MAVIN def. THONG (Wrong Number)
 
1997-1998
  1360 BOG-ASPHODEL
  1346 PHARISEE
  1334 CATACHRESTIC
  1325 UPROOTAL
  1316 FINGERLICKIN’
 
1996-1997
  1303 PONIARD
  1294 TRANSENNA
  1281 ABLUTOMANE
  1264 TREDRILLE / FERVOROUS (Right and Left)
  1260 OUT-AND-OUT
 
1995-1996
  1250 SONEOCARDIA (STENOCARDIA) (Ten to One)
  1247 PREDICANT
  1238 ELASTIN (Printer’s Devilry)
  1232 The world is too much with us; late and soon (Anagram)
  1212 HILDING
 
1994-1995
  1190 DENARIUS
  1186 GRISELDA
  1181 SLADE
  1174 DINGLE-DANGLE
  1169 BLITHE / URSINE (Right and Left)
  1165 YAPSTER
  1152 PARACETAMOL
 
1993-1994
  1147 MAYDAY
  1134 TOVARICH
  1130 AGRESTAL
  1128 CHRISTMAS PRESENT
  1126 CHEATERY
  1122 BASILIAN
  1117 STAMNOS (3 Consecutive Letters)
  1113 EMPLASTRUM
  1108 GREEN
 
1992-1993
  1091 SAPSAGO (Spoonerisms)
  1084 PIERCEABLE / SALESGIRL (DLM)
  1076 PARLOUR GAMES
  1074 DEMIREP
  1061 MAGIC
  1056 ENTRAIN def. ASTHORE (Wrong Number)
  1052 AGANIPPE
 
1991-1992
  1043 PESTO (Printer’s Devilry)
  1034 BURLAP
  1030 PASTILLE
  1026 LET-OFF
 
1990-1991
  991 BRASH (or BRUSH)
  978 DOUBLE-CENTURY
  972 Anagram of 28 letters (Anagram)
  961 WAVESON
  956 SPEAR-SIDE
  952 STAR (Spoonerisms)
 
1989-1990
  920 CHRIST-CROSS-ROW
  917 HOOLIGANISM
  904 VOETGANGER
  895 TONE DEAF
  891 CAT
 
1988-1989
  853 DEBACLE
  849 VISITE
 
1987-1988
  835 PROSAICAL
  831 COOLABAH (Spoonerisms)
  814 SPOUSAGE
  805 LITOTES
  801 LINCHET
  796 UPHOLSTERY
  792 DISTHENE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1986-1987
  783 CAMPESINO
  779 MISSING LINK
  757 ETHEROMANIAC (Misprints)
  753 SHEEPDOG
  750 SALMAGUNDY (THLMAGUY/OULMAGUY) (750 themed clue)
  735 MALIGN
 
1985-1986
  731 STRING
  714 MOTE
  709 GINGER
  705 MUSICOTHERAPY
  701 BALUSTRADE
  683 BANISH
 
1984-1985
  679 ESTOVER (Printer’s Devilry)
  675 CONSTERNATE
  670 TURNIP-FLEA
  662 BARGE-COUPLE
  649 AUSTRALORP
  644 EASY STREET (or STAPELIA)
  640 MACHETE
  631 INTERLOCK
 
1983-1984
  627 AMBIENT
  615 HISTORIETTE
  609 LUCKY-BAG
  590 MINEVER
  581 SPADROON def. MAVERICK (Wrong Number)
 
1982-1983
  576 TOP-NOTCH
  572 SNAKE-OIL
 
1981-1982
  513 ETYMOLOGICON
 
1980-1981
  464 SIMKIN
  460 SWOOP
  454 CHRISTMAS BOX
  439 LINGA (Printer’s Devilry)
  434 JARDINIÈRE
 
1979-1980
  406 BOIL
 
1978-1979
  352 FAIRY LIGHTS
  340 BOOKSIE
  336 ELF-ARROW / CUTHBERT (Right and Left)
 
1977-1978
  272 MALAGUETTA
 
1975-1976
  197 CAMERA (Printer’s Devilry)
  178 A(U)G(U)ST (Letters Latent)
 
1974-1975
  127 FRITHSOKEN
  105 Malabar-rat, raccoon, nylghau, oriole, aberdevine, howler (Anagram)
 
1973-1974
  95 THUNDERCLAP
  88 BLOOMERY
  66 NONSENSE
 
1972-1973
  43 A neologism (Neologisms)
  31 KITCHENDOM
  18 EPIGONE
  14 Terrapin, hermit, elephant, armadillo, rhesus (Anagram)
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1143 MORGIANA
 
1969-1970
  1071 ORACLE (Printer’s Devilry)
  1062 CALLING-CRAB
  1058 Aragon, Boleyn, Seymour, Cleves, Howard, Parr (Anagram)
 
1968-1969
  1019 DISCORD (Misprints)
 
1967-1968
  1002 PILLAGE
  1000 THOUSAND
  987 THING (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1966-1967
  954 CERATE (Printer’s Devilry)
  936 MINI SKIRTS
 
1965-1966
  902 WINCOPIPE
  898 POCHARD
  885 GALIMATIAS
  884 MASHER (Printer’s Devilry)
  868 DANDER / TOUPEE (Right and Left)
 
1962-1963
  730 ARCH-PIRATE
  725 SILENUS
  703 SCAPEMENT
 
1961-1962
  678 TESSELLATED
  664 MANIPULATE
  647 MADCAP
 
1959-1960
  560 CONGENITALLY
  551 PITCHER
 
1958-1959
  504 LEAD-LINE
  495 PARTISAN
 
1957-1958
  482 LEASING-MAKER
  477 SEDATENESS
  473 LISSOME (Printer’s Devilry)
  469 DAISY
  460 ASTONISHMENT (Misprints)
  451 MEGAPODE
  447 TOUSLE
 
1956-1957
  430 GAMIN (Printer’s Devilry)
  421 DOVETAIL
  404 POLENTA
 
1955-1956
  382 ABSTAIN
  369 BERET
  347 TELEVISOR
 
1954 (2)
  306 CHICANE / RAMPART (Right and Left)
  304 ORLEANS
  297 CONTRAPUNTAL
 


Annual Honours record of E. A. Beaulah
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2004-20050 2 4
2003-20040 0 10
2002-20030 2 8
2001-20020 3 7
2000-20010 4 4 24
1999-20001 (0, 0, 1) 2 8 21
1998-19990 2 8
1997-19980 2 5
1996-19970 5 5 17
1995-19961 (0, 1, 0) 5 5 9
1994-19951 (1, 0, 0) 0 7
1993-19940 2 9
1992-19930 2 7
1991-19921 (0, 1, 0) 1 4
1990-19910 2 6
1989-19900 2 5
1988-19890 2 2
1987-19880 3 7
1986-19870 3 6
1985-19860 2 6
1984-19850 1 8
1983-19841 (0, 0, 1) 3 5 17
1982-19831 (0, 0, 1) 0 2
1981-19820 5 1 13
1980-19811 (0, 1, 0) 1 5
1979-19800 2 1
1978-19790 0 3
1977-19781 (0, 0, 1) 0 1
 
1975-19760 0 2
1974-19750 2 2
1973-19741 (0, 0, 1) 2 3 22
1972-19730 1 4
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 0 1
1969-19701 (0, 1, 0) 0 3
1968-19690 1 1
1967-19680 0 3
1966-19670 1 2
1965-19660 0 5
1964-19650 1 0
 
1962-19630 1 3
1961-19620 0 3
 
1959-19600 1 2
1958-19590 0 2
1957-19580 0 7
1956-19570 2 3
1955-19560 4 3 16
1954 (2)0 0 3