Clues written by A. J. Redstone
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A. J. Redstone3512324538Jul 1952Dec 200351y 5mA. Redstone
 
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2003-2004
1648MAGIC LANTERNVHCSource of amusement for grandad in the blackout? Sorry, can’t name girlanag.
2002-2003
1598PHRASEMONGERVHCI exhibit prize bull but, breaking loose, he gores PR mananag.
1992-1993
1076PARLOUR GAMESVHCPastimes like musical bumps might give gal a sore rumpanag.
1987-1988
823SARBACANEVHCWhat’ll give a lethal blow? A sabre swung about maycan in anag.
788CROWVHCLabour’s come-back cut short by Conservative triumphwor(k) (rev.) beside C
1986-1987
783CAMPESINOVHCZapata championed me: Sc. I’m a peon demanding reformanag.
757ETHEROMANIAC (Misprints)VHCA fiery, volatile class tyrannizes me: I am no teacher, unfortunatelyanag.; glass
753SHEEPDOGVHCCould become Hodge’s pet, if it’s first in trialsanag. less t, & lit.
1985-1986
709GINGERVHCGo pop2 meanings
1984-1985
675CONSTERNATEVHCEntrances to works: and what pickets do to scabs thereanag.
670TURNIP-FLEAVHCThis, alas, if rampant, causes a plant’s failurecomp. anag. & lit.
635ROSEMARYVHCThis herb’s an ideal one with lambrose, Mary; ref. nursery-rhyme
1982-1983
556SWEAL (Misprints)VHCScotch pinescorch; 2 meanings, p = waste away
543STAYING POWERFirstProduct of a rowing type’s traininganag. & lit.
1981-1982
508POSTURE-MAKERVHCI train rum post takeranag. & lit.
482BODY-SNATCHERVHCOne initiating traffic in church yard bones hugger-mugger?t in anag. incl. Ch
478BIBLIOPEGISTVHCI bet BP Oil is only first to go up; but I’m always bindinganag. incl. g; up = in revolt
1980-1981
464SIMKINSecondChampagne Charlie2 meanings; s. = fool, ref. OED
1977-1978
272MALAGUETTAThirdWhat might be replaced by a glutamate in a salmagundi?anag. & lit.
267MORRIS-DANCEVHCFinish a crimson red ? Its participants may perhapsanag. & lit.; may vb. = participate in May sports
1976-1977
250Stands the church clock at ten to three? (Anagram)VHC’Struth, setter at CCL, eh? O.K., can he notch D? 
247FLIVVERVHCRobin illustrates it aptly – even without verses insidev,v in flier & lit.; Reliant R and bird; misleading ref. to Xmas card
243OLYMPICVHCPolicy shifts encompassing ultimate in fascism; such events are anticipated in l984m in anag.
238CRAMBOJINGLEVHCI’ve flat feet and get con man to clinkcram ( = con) bo jingle
234HOROSCOPISTVHCI make predictions involving Scorpio in pressanag. in host
225VALETAVHCMeasure of hops needed to produce beer in barmy vatale in anag.
221PADDY-WHACKVHCHaving finished trifle, children sing this hit in nurseryi.e. ‘(knick-knack) paddy-whack’
216SCANTITYVHCWithin confines of ‘solitary’, jail bird suffers unusual privationcan tit in s—y; suffers = permits
208RALPHVHCHe makes pie following recipe: basic ingredients, no eggr alph(abet)
1975-1976
197CAMERA (Printer’s Devilry)VHCLight Blues? Over/weight, in need of training 
1974-1975
148BALLYHOOVHCRazzamatazz of advertiser who, we hear, succeeds by taking everyone inall in by + ‘who’
143Jingle for BALTHAZAR, MELCHIOR, CASPAR (A jingle)VHCOn that first Christmas, you’d only one star,
Princes with gifts for the Babe’s Adoration.
Everyone worships a new god, the car:
Come, bearing oil; ease five-star inflation
 
Ximenes competitions
1953 (1)
229MASCOTVHCI am lucky—it’s a thousand to one meeting with Royalty!M a scot (= payment)
1952 (2)
200ACCOUNTVHCA popular current number that is often rendered2 mngs.; current a/c

 
HCs awarded to A. J. Redstone
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2002-2003
  1602 FENESTRA
  1572 SHIELD-MAY
 
1995-1996
  1247 PREDICANT
 
1994-1995
  1190 DENARIUS
  1186 GRISELDA
  1181 SLADE
  1156 TERPSICHOREAN
 
1993-1994
  1100 CONCORDANCE
 
1992-1993
  1087 OLD SOLDIER
 
1990-1991
  987 IRON CURTAIN
  972 Anagram of 28 letters (Anagram)
 
1989-1990
  920 CHRIST-CROSS-ROW
 
1988-1989
  866 NECTAREOUS
 
1987-1988
  827 MICKEY-TAKING
  818 EMBUSQUÉ
 
1986-1987
  762 OBELISE
 
1984-1985
  644 EASY STREET (or STAPELIA)
  640 MACHETE
 
1983-1984
  627 AMBIENT
 
1982-1983
  558 MINCEMEAT (with one extra R) (Extra Letter)
  547 GLEEMAN
  534 DODGEM
 
1981-1982
  486 JUMPED-UP
 
1980-1981
  426 MISL(E)ADING (Letters Latent)
 
1979-1980
  406 BOIL
 
1977-1978
  298 NOSER
  263 ERIACH (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1976-1977
  255 ROYAL SILVER JUBILEE
  249 RUDOLPH THE REINDEER
  229 METRICATE
 
1975-1976
  203 BOGY
  161 ANCON
 
1974-1975
  139 PIEPOWDER
  130 EADISH (Printer’s Devilry)
 
Ximenes competitions
 
1970-1971
  1143 MORGIANA
  1119 RONDE (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1969-1970
  1058 Aragon, Boleyn, Seymour, Cleves, Howard, Parr (Anagram)
 
1966-1967
  920 ARISTATE (Printer’s Devilry)
  911 DRAGON
 
1961-1962
  651 NIPCHEESE
 
1960-1961
  612 CARGO (Misprints)
 
1954 (2)
  293 CAB
 
1954 (1)
  275 ESTOVER (Printer’s Devilry)
 
1952 (2)
  199 HONESTY
  197 SCALES
 


Annual Honours record of A. J. Redstone
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YearPrizes
(1, 2, 3)
VHCsHCsPosition
2003-20040 1 0
2002-20030 1 2
 
1995-19960 0 1
1994-19950 0 4
1993-19940 0 1
1992-19930 1 1
 
1990-19910 0 2
1989-19900 0 1
1988-19890 0 1
1987-19880 2 2
1986-19870 3 1
1985-19860 1 0
1984-19850 3 2
1983-19840 0 1
1982-19831 (1, 0, 0) 1 3
1981-19820 2 1
1980-19811 (0, 1, 0) 0 1
1979-19800 0 1
 
1977-19781 (0, 0, 1) 1 1
1976-19770 9 3 4
1975-19760 1 2
1974-19750 2 2
 
Ximenes competitions
1970-19710 0 2
1969-19700 0 1
 
1966-19670 0 2
 
1961-19620 0 1
1960-19610 0 1
 
1954 (2)0 0 1
1954 (1)0 0 1
 
1953 (1)0 1 0
1952 (2)0 1 2