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Mrs J. Mackie4732428852Feb 1954Jun 200652y 4mMiss Mackie
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2005-2006
1733PALESTRAVHCPlace for jerks of old school recycling ARP tales?anag.
2003-2004
1646BLACKVHCConrad, e.g., essential feature of thumb lackinghidden; ref. C. who sucked his thumbs and had them cut off in ‘Struwwelpeter’
2002-2003
1619GISMO (Printer’s Devilry)VHC‘A sna/re’ said King Henry speaking of marriageref. Henry VIII & Sir Thomas More
1602FENESTRAVHCCraft seen disintegrating with first to go being spot on wing?anag. less C; ref. loss of Columbia spacecraft
2001-2002
1563SLYBOOTSVHCWalrus, for instance: great in tears a-bolting oysterscomp. anag.; ref. ‘The Walrus and the Carpenter’
1559THEOLOGASTERFirstOne appearing in God slot, there lacking depth and confused?a in anag. less d, & lit.
1544PATROL (with jumble of RAPTORES) (Christmas Devilry)ThirdWhat’s essential to pimp – a trapes or trollop to go the roundshidden
1541CHUPRASSYVHC—— that’s out with me could be loaded with my purchasescomp. anag. & lit.; loaded = drunk
1519CARRY-ONVHCBond that’s neither original or fine, following racy recipe in pasticheanag. incl. r + (B)on(d), & lit.; ref. James Bond novels written by Raymond Benson; fine = end
2000-2001
1485BOURSE / TIFOSO (Right and Left)VHCExchange neighbour’s eager embraces, being addicted to sport and playing footsie endlesslyhidden; anag. less e
1999-2000
1450PRETENDANTVHCBiking twerp wanting wife with half tandem free to encompass aim?anag. less w + anag. all round end; ref ‘Daisy’; bike = swarm
1424HEISTVHCGiven toothache is treatable, find the filling that’s appropriatehidden; appropriate vb
1419SPLODGEVHCMark that pedants plod, genius boundshidden
1998-1999
1411LOOK-SEEVHCFor this they resort to keyholes close to eyecomp. anag. incl. e, & lit.
1398PERMETHRINVHCThis will do for endless Hemiptera with borders to ruinanag. incl. r, n, & lit.
1385PANTRIESSecondWhat a Spartan diet could make a tad superfluousanag. less a tad, & lit.
1997-1998
1346PHARISEEFirstHe praised not God, being blindanag. less D, & lit.; blind = drunk; ref. Matthew 15,14
1325UPROOTALVHCThe banished Latin author (poet) makes one sad reading of it: an ——comp. anag. less the, & lit.; ref Ovid’s exile
1996-1997
1303PONIARDVHCDudgeon that could become paranoid, turning out close to dementiaanag. less a
1300OXFORD (extra O) (Extra Letter)VHCEnter fox with door unhinged – it’s come of banging at lastdor; anag.; shoe
1286CHALETVHCVilla that could become, e.g., ‘The Laurels’ with a bit of planting in central positioncha(p)let
1281ABLUTOMANEVHCIt’s a waste giving shelter to tramp if one never stops soaking and sponginga + tom an in blue
1268ARGIE-BARGIEVHCE.g. what Iliad starts with, rabid umbrage being unloosed, not silentanag. less dumb, & lit.
1995-1996
1255CATAFALCOVHCWork at coalface stopping short: this can move VIP on board who’s stiffanag. less e
1220CASSANDRAVHCOne telling truths that were yet to be treated as canardsanag.
1212HILDINGVHCRosinante, for example, with eccentric hidalgo going about in bits of armour others abandonedin in anag. less o, a; ref ‘Don Quixote’
1207EPOCH-MARKINGVHCLike original ‘Marathon’? (Greek champion’s run passing extreme of endurance previously)anag. less e; ref Pheidippides
1994-1995
1152PARACETAMOLVHCThis will do to placate molar, but for a short time – nothing longanag. less t 0 l, & lit.
1993-1994
1130AGRESTALVHCIdle, flaunting gala clothing – like Lily of the versesrest in anag.; ref Matthew 6, 28-29
1126CHEATERYFirstWhat could be promising Rachel yet delivering Leah initially?anag. less L, & lit., ref. Genesis 29, 16-25
1113EMPLASTRUMVHCIt’s most unlikely to be included in fixed premium, given one’s wanting protective coverlast in anag. less I
1108GREENVHCSo’s developing fruit deviant gene’s right inside it?r in anag.; ref. ‘homosexual’ gene
1992-1993
1078KIRBEHVHCYou can see Arabs hike with this as a mustcomp anag. & lit.; must adj.
1076PARLOUR GAMESVHCWhat a sumo grappler isn’t playing, but might turn to on turning out softanag. less p & lit.
1074DEMIREPVHCPiece to be kept by ‘uncle’ failing redemption short of a little time in advance?anag. less t on
1065TANDOORIVHCGrub that’s spread to West and gets inside oneand in root (rev.) + I, & lit.
1991-1992
1030PASTILLEVHCJumbly composition, lines written for child, is acknowledged thing for tickling palatesll for ch in pastiche
1021BEARDVHCFor instance, imperial loon turning up without a bit of enwrapmente in drab (rev. ); loon = harlot; ref ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’
1004OIL PAINTINGSVHCConstables perhaps, dressed in plain togs to catch oneI in anag.
995STASIMA (Printer’s Devilry)VHCJokes about knickers make me smile at ‘be/g elastic’ 
1987-1988
818EMBUSQUÉVHCCuthbert must mostly be rendered by that in Frenchque in anag. less t; ref. ‘Cuthbert the shirker’
1972-1973
23SCLERODERMICVHCNamely, having a milder core disguised within?anag. in sc. & lit.
18EPIGONEVHCLatter member of line with vigour in declinee + go in pine, & lit.
1ORGIASTVHCI’m a bit of a Borgia: strychnine’s mysteries fascinate mehidden; Eleusinian m.
Ximenes competitions
1970-1971
1140CALLOUSVHCWith a lower—ultimately degraded—cast of soulcal(f) + anag., & lit.
1966-1967
929AMPHITHEATREVHCAh, the Primate palters where earlier Christians stood by their faithanag.
1954 (1)
273COUSINVHCHow a German landed in Monaco, using a Mosquito picked up in Francehidden; german (n., obs.) = near relative; cousin (Fr.) = mosquito

 
HCs awarded to Mrs J. Mackie
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2005-2006
  1775 ROUGH-AND-READY
  1762 DUDDERY
  1750 PLOUGHMAN
  1737 ANIMUS
 
2004-2005
  1724 MONEYBAGS
  1702 WORDSMITHERY
  1698 CROSSTIE
  1689 SYNOD
 
2003-2004
  1659 SCAREDY-CAT
  1650 SAPHENA
  1648 MAGIC LANTERN
  1637 AMNESIC
  1633 EMPATRON / WINTERLY (Right and Left)
  1628 ENCOMION
  1624 BELAY
 
2002-2003
  1615 RUGATE
  1606 TEOSINTE / INTELSAT (Overlaps)
  1589 JOKESMITH
  1580 MARGENT def. BEETLES (Wrong Number)
  1576 FACADE
 
2001-2002
  1567 QUEEN
  1546 TRANSPARENT
  1537 CAFTAN
  1528 STROP (Spoonerisms)
  1524 INGRATITUDE
 
2000-2001
  1515 SNIDE
  1511 DEEP-SEATED
  1502 RAPPEL
  1494 MARATHON
  1489 FRONT-BENCHER
  1480 SAMARITAN
  1472 TORAN (Printer’s Devilry)
  1467 CANAPÉ
 
1999-2000
  1441 Word containing MM displaced by a bug (Millennium Bug)
  1437 MISTLETOE
  1433 NEANDERTHAL
  1428 CRICETID
 
1998-1999
  1402 PENTOSE (Definition of Anagram)
  1380 RAPPORT (Misprints)
  1376 LOGO
  1367 SANBENITOS
  1363 MAVIN def. THONG (Wrong Number)
 
1997-1998
  1355 DIACATHOLICON
  1336 STOCKING
  1334 CATACHRESTIC
  1329 PITHOS
  1322 CARPET
  1312 REST-CURE
 
1996-1997
  1284 STALE (3 defs. + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)
  1273 SIPOREX
 
1995-1996
  1250 SONEOCARDIA (STENOCARDIA) (Ten to One)
  1247 PREDICANT
  1238 ELASTIN (Printer’s Devilry)
  1234 AVANT-PROPOS
  1232 The world is too much with us; late and soon (Anagram)
  1229 GRUPPETTO
  1216 CHAPERON
 
1994-1995
  1186 GRISELDA
  1174 DINGLE-DANGLE
  1169 BLITHE / URSINE (Right and Left)
  1161 ADIAPHORON
  1156 TERPSICHOREAN
 
1993-1994
  1147 MAYDAY
  1143 DEATH (Printer’s Devilry)
  1134 TOVARICH
  1128 CHRISTMAS PRESENT
  1122 BASILIAN
 
1992-1993
  1095 STINK
  1084 PIERCEABLE / SALESGIRL (DLM)
  1069 (P)OSTICHE (Headpieces)
  1061 MAGIC
  1056 ENTRAIN def. ASTHORE (Wrong Number)
 
1991-1992
  1039 TOLERABLE
  1026 LET-OFF
  1013 ALVEARY
  1008 SPORTSCASTER (Misprints)
 
1987-1988
  831 COOLABAH (Spoonerisms)
  827 MICKEY-TAKING
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1143 MORGIANA
  1123 MAXIMIST
  1110 IMPERSONATE
 
1969-1970
  1097 PANTOPHAGIST
  1089 ENCLOISTER
 
1968-1969
  1032 TENONER (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1966-1967
  949 BROWSING
  933 COTTABUS
  911 DRAGON
 
1965-1966
  878 ENTOMOSTRACA
 


Annual Honours record of Mrs J. Mackie
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YearPrizes
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VHCsHCsPosition
2005-20060 1 4
2004-20050 0 4
2003-20040 1 7
2002-20030 2 5
2001-20022 (1, 0, 1) 3 5 9
2000-20010 1 8
1999-20000 3 4
1998-19991 (0, 1, 0) 2 5 18
1997-19981 (1, 0, 0) 1 6
1996-19970 5 2 17
1995-19960 4 6 23
1994-19950 1 5
1993-19941 (1, 0, 0) 3 5 19
1992-19930 4 5 20
1991-19920 4 4 29
 
1987-19880 1 2
 
1972-19730 3 0
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 1 3
1969-19700 0 2
1968-19690 0 1
 
1966-19670 1 3
1965-19660 0 1
 
1954 (1)0 1 0