Clues written by C. R. Gumbrell in 2000-2001
Competitions from 1467 to 1515    All clues by C. R. Gumbrell  |   2000-2001 Honours list
VHCsHCs Honours
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No.Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
1467CANAPÉVHCSomething offered by restaurant, appropriate for start of feast?nap for f in café, & lit.
1476LIGNIPERDOUSVHCEvil is purged, lion bringing about destruction of witchesanag.; witch2; ref ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’
1480SAMARITANVHCIn a bad way, a man at end of his tether finally rings oneI in anag. incl. s, r, & lit.
1485BOURSE / TIFOSO (Right and Left)VHCExchange ‘Born to Run’? Not about to if, stirred by pieces of Springsteen’s, one’s a fanb + (c)ourse; anag. + S o
1489FRONT-BENCHERVHCSee Benn linked with Thatcher for having worn this hatcomp. anag. & lit.
1492The year that Columbus discovered America (Anagram)VHCA hero, very much admired, set sail to Cuba etc. 
1494MARATHONVHCIn this you’d find Mota ran fantastically, capturing heartsH in anag., & lit.; ref. Rosa M., former Portuguese marathon runner
1500GIT (on board ship) (Ship of Fools)VHCOne engaged in operation of tiller at rear of boatCOGITLLIER; cog + I in anag.
1502RAPPELFirstWhat’s given by drum if end of truce is approved?app. for e in reel, & lit.
1506BARE(-)BONESVHCMore than one old rake must have been so aroused after undoing of braanag. + anag.
1511DEEP-SEATEDVHCOld-fashioned fencing involved épées? That’s firmly establishedanag. in dated
1515SNIDEVHCMalicious end Iago’s evolved, since being passed overanag. less ago; ref. Othello

HCs awarded in competitions:

1472 TORAN (Printer’s Devilry)