Clues written by C. J. Morse in 1981-1982
Competitions from 473 to 525    All clues by C. J. Morse  |   1981-1982 Honours list
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C. J. Morse100633
 
No.Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
473HERRING-BONEVHCNon-U neighbour besotted with semi-modern style of fancy stoneworkanag. incl. (mod)ern less U
482*BODY-SNATCHERFirstStiff collaring: that’s my trade – shows what can be done by starchanag.
486JUMPED-UPVHCShuffle at halfway stage: Walker promoted – that means over-promotedjum(ble) + ped up; ref. Peter W.
491SEVENTY-EIGHTVHCObserve and you’ll find exactly one trough in it (not this many!)even tye in sight
513ETYMOLOGICONVHCI’m not infatuated with ecology, I’m just devoted to rootsanag.
517IMMORTELLEVHCI’m Helichrysum, cut to last, or suchlike (French)I’m m or telle, & lit.
521ATTITUDINISEFirstStrike poses a tricky test involving row between one small trade union and another oneI TU din I in a + anag. of test
525PABOUCHEVHCYou’ll get the slipper if dad’s stopped while workingpa + bouché

HCs awarded in competitions:

500 BEFOOL (two extra Ds) (Extra Letter)
504 SIMMENTHALER
508 POSTURE-MAKER

* Competition excluded from annual honours