Clues written by R. J. Palmer in 1981-1982
Competitions from 473 to 525    All clues by R. J. Palmer  |   1981-1982 Honours list
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R. J. Palmer110443
 
No.Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
478BIBLIOPEGISTFirstI put protective cover on work in press – that’s the general ideabib + op in lie + gist, & lit.
482*BODY-SNATCHERVHCDry bones strewn around at church – evidence of his activities?anag. incl. Ch
504SIMMENTHALERVHCEnds in sirloin and meat fit to go into stew, perhapsn, t, hale in simmer, & lit.
508POSTURE-MAKERSecondWho could make toes rake rump?anag. & lit.
513ETYMOLOGICONVHCIn book of ‘Roots’ e g. I’m to colony transportedanag.; ref. Alex Haley novel
517IMMORTELLEVHCI’m set beside grass in stump – by flower arranger perhapsI’m + tell in more2
521ATTITUDINISEVHCPose, one featured on its p.3 in sensational ‘Sun’ idea – ittit1 (or 3!) in anag.

HCs awarded in competitions:

486 JUMPED-UP
495 CACOETHES
500 BEFOOL (two extra Ds) (Extra Letter)
525 PABOUCHE

* Competition excluded from annual honours