Clues written by G. L. McStravick
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G. L. McStravick1000102910Sep 1980Dec 201737y 3mG. McStravick
 
 Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2014-2015
2209(O)CT(O)BER (Letters Latent)VHCOne finds this time evoked by Dowson’s poem (recitable, getting odd bits wrong)anag. of alternate letters
2007-2008
1849AUXESISVHCDodgy dossier was sexed up i.e. rewrites were disposed with exaggerationcomp. anag.
1845UPBRAIDVHCRegulars in fun pub are a find for twitalternate letters
2006-2007
1804CLOTHES SENSE (Spoonerisms)VHCIt’s throwing Ned’s intros to Loose Ends with host cracking up in odd scenesknowing threads; anag. incl. L, E in anag.; ref. radio show with N. Sherrin
1996-1997
1307AGILE (Spoonerisms)VHCIt’s loathsome and my bile starts as greed inspires Lottery executiveslithesome and mobile; first letters
1995-1996
1255CATAFALCOVHCThe keener will follow this act of alacrity without half jumpinganag.; keener = mourner
1994-1995
1190DENARIUSVHCRendered unto Caesar, ‘dime’ – came to this!comp. anag. & lit.
1993-1994
1126CHEATERYVHCRumour surrounds mutilation of leather (both sides scratched) – it’s not fair playanag. less l, r in cry
1990-1991
972Anagram of 28 letters (Anagram)VHCHat trouble can be a laugh – none fit! 
1982-1983
558MINCEMEAT (with one extra R) (Extra Letter)VHCChop mint with mace and last of clover for tasty fillingclove; anag. incl. e

 
HCs awarded to G. L. McStravick
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2017-2018
  2376 SOW(PIASTRE)ENS (Christmas Pudding)
 
2011-2012
  2083 BEWITCH
 
2010-2011
  2000 TWO THOUSAND
 
2009-2010
  1984 ORWEL(L)IAN (Doublethink)
 
2008-2009
  1914 VE(S)TAL (Letters Latent)
 
2007-2008
  1858 HUMONGOUS
 
2006-2007
  1810 HARE / POSEUR / SERINETTE (DLM)
 
2004-2005
  1707 GALENA (Definition of Anagram)
  1700 FIVE-O’CLOCK SHADOW
 
1996-1997
  1268 ARGIE-BARGIE
 
1995-1996
  1247 PREDICANT
  1216 CHAPERON
  1207 EPOCH-MARKING
 
1994-1995
  1181 SLADE
  1169 BLITHE / URSINE (Right and Left)
  1161 ADIAPHORON
  1156 TERPSICHOREAN
 
1993-1994
  1130 AGRESTAL
  1128 CHRISTMAS PRESENT
  1122 BASILIAN
  1108 GREEN
 
1990-1991
  991 BRASH (or BRUSH)
  961 WAVESON
  943 BARAGOUIN
 
1989-1990
  920 CHRIST-CROSS-ROW
 
1984-1985
  670 TURNIP-FLEA
  660 Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse (Anagram)
  635 ROSEMARY
 
1980-1981
  439 LINGA (Printer’s Devilry)
 


Annual Honours record of G. L. McStravick
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VHCsHCsPosition
2017-20180 0 1
 
2014-20150 1 0
 
2011-20120 0 1
2010-20110 0 1
2009-20100 0 1
2008-20090 0 1
2007-20080 2 1
2006-20070 1 1
 
2004-20050 0 2
 
1996-19970 1 1
1995-19960 1 3
1994-19950 1 4
1993-19940 1 4
 
1990-19910 1 3
1989-19900 0 1
 
1984-19850 0 3
 
1982-19830 1 0
 
1980-19810 0 1