Clues written by J. G. Booth
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J. G. Booth2600266526Jan 1974Oct 201844y 9mDr J. G. Booth
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2017-2018
2376SOW(PIASTRE)ENS (Christmas Pudding)VHCSurely our weakened PM is actively seeking terms re ensuring European nationals’ security primarily?first letters
2016-2017
2338TRUMPVHCA fart making the régime undo medical program initiallyfirst letters; ref. Obamacare
2322VENTRICOSEVHCPaunchy, distressed I’ve corset on, obscuring a hint of obesityanag. less o
2014-2015
2248WAISTLINEVHCGirth’s extent? Unconstrained it was 50 inches before the start of exercising?anag. + L in. e
2244AVANT-GARDISTEVHCOne producing new-fangled art ideas, including Van Gogh originally – that’s about it in briefVan ’t G in anag., & lit.
2222OBJECT LESSONVHCClose ENT jobs following re-organisation? That could be an instructive experience!anag.
2218FOREIGNERVHCFrog Irène’s unsettled – she’s unlikely to be welcomed by Ukipanag.
2013-2014
2148ZOLLVEREINVHCNovelizer’s seething after receiving fifth of royalties in one-time free trade areal in anag.
2012-2013
2139DE RIGUEURVHCOn the Ku’damm the guipure (priced initially to go) could render one comme il fautder + anag. less p
2011-2012
2049PARTY-POOPERVHCDo chamber opera without acting? I shall not stay to the endparty po oper(a)
2010-2011
2019OVERAWE / HENOTIC (Right and Left)VHCHospital notice is amended aiming to reconcile row heard after deliveries scareH + anag.; over + ‘oar’
1992FOULARDVHCDilapidated Ford starts to upset antinoise league – a muffler’s requiredanag. incl. u, a, l
2009-2010
1984ORWEL(L)IAN (Doublethink)VHCTroubled New Labour’s missing bus, needing leader of inspiration in style of Blairanag. incl. i
1953TRAUMA (misprint of T) (Misprints)VHCTaking a bend in ramshackle pram can give you a shocktram; a U in anag.
1945PRISONVHCGetting choky, off-colour pro starts to shank into no-man’s-landanag. incl s, i, n
2008-2009
1897WASH-OUTVHCWomen spend extravagantly after pound goes flopw + (l)ash out
1888RASTER (Printer’s Devilry)VHCA Victorian child often had a firm fat he/n, one ready to flog if need arose 
2007-2008
1884FREELOADERVHCEndlessly greedy no good loafer is dreadful – he wangles lunch, gratisanag. less y, g
1875GOUTTE / UPREAR (Right and Left)VHCIn pouring out tea a driblet’s found to rise; redesign a pourer carving centre of spouthidden; anag. less o
1871FAIRY GOLDVHCFalse notes coming from loud and riotous goliardyf + anag.
2001-2002
1567QUEENVHCNancy is arrived at by what from Dijon leads east and northque +,E, N
2000-2001
1511DEEP-SEATEDVHCEntrenched weed is pulled up before grain is spread about a bit of terrainpeed (rev.) + a t in seed
1492The year that Columbus discovered America (Anagram)VHCAl: ‘A shame I’m outed but is every chad correct?’ 
1998-1999
1387Dylan Thomas: A Child’s Christmas in Wales (Anagram)VHCChilly Mandelson admits his act was rash. 
1996-1997
1300OXFORD (extra O) (Extra Letter)VHCWhere pantos are likely to be blue as well as loose?pants; 2 meanings; ref. O. bags
1973-1974
97TREBUCHETVHCThis reinforced early bombardments upon castles, having elastic tension initiallyinitial letters, & lit.

 
HCs awarded to J. G. Booth
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2018-2019
  2417 ALTARAGE / PROPOSAL (Right and Left)
  2412 UBIQUARIAN
 
2017-2018
  2395 PURITANISM
  2386 PENNY-A-LINER
 
2016-2017
  2356 PUBLIC SERVANT
  2351 RHAGADES
  2330 BRAZEN / MOPISH (Right and Left)
  2325 MASON
  2324 CELEBRATIONS
  2309 GLOBETROTTER
 
2015-2016
  2279 CLEMENTINE
  2274 SIMPATICO
  2257 BUST-UP / PIT-PAT (Right and Left)
  2250 MILESTONE (with missing O) (Missing Letter)
 
2014-2015
  2239 ERADIATE (Spoonerisms)
  2230 GATES OF DEATH
  2200 BRINDISI
 
2013-2014
  2157 MELODRAMATIC
 
2012-2013
  2135 LOB
  2131 DIVES / MALIK (Right and Left)
  2122 NICETY
  2096 TRICK
 
2011-2012
  2087 ROCKET
  2065 DERMESTIDAE
  2064 COLD TURKEY
  2058 ROBUST
  2053 PERISHER def. ESTIMATE (Wrong Number)
 
2010-2011
  2031 EMBROIDERY
  2023 CHAMBRANLE
  2014 HACKETTE
  2010 A COMING OF AGE
 
2009-2010
  1979 FAR-OUT
  1975 SEPTENTRIONAL
  1960 NGANA (3 defs + letter mixture) (Parcels)
 
2008-2009
  1906 MORSE
  1893 EARTHY
 
2007-2008
  1866 BINGE
 
2006-2007
  1823 KISS
 
2005-2006
  1771 PARTERRE
  1752 MIDWINTER
 
2002-2003
  1598 PHRASEMONGER
  1576 FACADE
  1572 SHIELD-MAY
 
2001-2002
  1563 SLYBOOTS
  1559 THEOLOGASTER
  1546 TRANSPARENT
  1544 PATROL (with jumble of RAPTORES) (Christmas Devilry)
 
2000-2001
  1500 GIT (on board ship) (Ship of Fools)
 
1999-2000
  1450 PRETENDANT
 
1998-1999
  1402 PENTOSE (Definition of Anagram)
 
1997-1998
  1351 NEATEN (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1996-1997
  1307 AGILE (Spoonerisms)
  1273 SIPOREX
 
1991-1992
  1043 PESTO (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1987-1988
  816 POTLACH (with extra O in word) (Extra letter)
 
1977-1978
  301 TROLLOPISH
 
1973-1974
  100 CENTENARIAN
  92 BRAINWASH
  75 GROCETERIA
  62 SOLITAIRES
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1969-1970
  1089 ENCLOISTER
  1084 ANGEL-FOOD
  1058 Aragon, Boleyn, Seymour, Cleves, Howard, Parr (Anagram)
 
1965-1966
  882 SNAPDRAGON
 
1960-1961
  642 SEETHER (Printer’s Devilry)
 


Annual Honours record of J. G. Booth
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VHCsHCsPosition
2017-20180 1 2
2016-20170 2 6
2015-20160 0 4
2014-20150 4 3 25
2013-20140 1 1
2012-20130 1 4
2011-20120 1 5
2010-20110 2 4
2009-20100 3 3
2008-20090 2 2
2007-20080 3 1
2006-20070 0 1
2005-20060 0 2
 
2002-20030 0 3
2001-20020 1 4
2000-20010 2 1
1999-20000 0 1
1998-19990 1 1
1997-19980 0 1
1996-19970 1 2
 
1991-19920 0 1
 
1987-19880 0 1
 
1977-19780 0 1
 
1973-19740 1 4
 
Ximenes competitions
1969-19700 0 3
 
1965-19660 0 1
 
1960-19610 0 1