The Clue-Writing Competition 2008      

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August SPECIAL CLUE WRITING COMPETITION - RELAUNCH (8)

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January 2008 MIRACLE (7)
1st...John Tozer...'Hand of God' claim re foul
2nd...Paul Boorer...LA, crime-free?!
3rd...Tom Borland...Bush remarkably inflamed, for instance, by Liberal America's endless stirring
4th...Ian Harper...What a martyr's original relic might generate?
5th...Dave Williams...Email leaders of Roman church about possible grounds for canonization

RUNNERS-UP
Mick Hodgkin; Trevor Crowther; Mark Oshin; Rod Harling; Mark Wilson; Chris Jeremy

February 2008 TETRA (5)
1st...Luciano Ward...Chromatic scales are a feature of this 'retro' quartet? Without question!
2nd...Brian Douglas...Site traffic reveals what can be got from net with a search on Amazon
3rd...Dave Williams...Seconds from stifling Ken, Otto brazenly eats a fish
4th...Dave Paritt...Fish in batter topped with dressing
5th...Chris Jeremy...It's great foremost in tank, less good battered!

RUNNERS-UP
37. Brian Dungate; 43. Mark Oshin; 21. Tim Moorey; 15. Nick Smith; 24. Don Manley...clue 24

March 2008 DINNER-TIME (10)
1st...John Tozer...Fast reaching conclusion now entire mind's made up
2nd...Margaret Irvine...When to start serving sentence after daughter gets shot?
3rd...Luciano Ward...After work, tired men will eat at home when?
4th=...Trevor Crowther...Big noise not to get Order of Merit? A gong is surely due now
4th=...Peter Milne...Out to lunch, then? No, entire mind's active!

RUNNERS-UP
Tim Moorey; Brian Dungate; Dave Parfitt; Mick Hodgkin; Rod Harling; Teyrnon Powell...clue 25

April 2008 PHAT (4)
1st...Chris Jeremy...Grand piano lid
2nd...Dave Crooks...Up the ante, when the odds are dropping? That's fine!
3rd...Ian Harper...Rap's term for what's foremost?
4th...Jenny Baguette...Cap on parking fine
5th=...Peter Cargill...Cool tango with a hot piano backing
5th=...Dave Parfitt...'Hot' in rap circles

RUNNERS-UP
Mark Oshin; John Tozer; Dave Howard; Robin Gilbert; Wil Ransome

May 2008 PHAT PD (4)
1st...Tom Borland...Blokes might call - 1:00, Mon.
2nd...Niall MacSweeney...Coe's running after thief!
3rd...Luciano Ward...Is any mall beautiful, woman?
4th=...Brian Dungate...Software sales taxed
4th=...John Tozer...Love poem, Oz art that's typical of the modern generation

RUNNERS-UP
Teyrnon Powell; Margaret Irvine; Robin Gilbert; Dave Williams; Peter Cargill

The Clue-Writing Competition 2007