Azed Cup Winning Clues written by N. C. Dexter
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No.Clue wordClueExplanation
1988PERIQUEPartly a pauper, I queued for possible refill of bowl. (Twist, maybe)hidden; ref. Oliver T.
1766GEST (Printer’s Devilry)Panel of jud/o OK decision and settle ‘dan’ award 
1711MINUSThis degree makes nudism shiveryanag. incl. d, & lit.
1680PILLOW-CUPWhat’s maybe downed before one’s about to get aloft?pillow c up, & lit; downed = filled with down
1667CLARINISome brass monkey about with air nil C!anag.; C = Celsius
1648MAGIC LANTERNItem gran arranged family slides in?clan in anag., & lit.
1537CAFTANDress with not much leg showing – in fact possibly just a pair of anklesanag. + an, & lit.
1450PRETENDANTHe’s hanging round on true-love’s threshold, perhapsre t in pendant, & lit.
1437MISTLETOEAttachment to branches – uncommonly to ilex stem – yielding a kissanag. less x, & lit.
1316FINGERLICKIN’Taste of grub in nick lifer’s found quite otherwise!anag. incl. g, & lit.
1255CATAFALCOCoach covering the last fatal tripanag. less h; & lit.
1229GRUPPETTOA turn from note F, say? E up to G and rpt startanag. & lit; start vb
1207EPOCH-MARKINGChap at odds with Rome – one named Martin Luther – signalling new eraanag. + King
1200Nine letter word (C and T latent) (Letters Latent)Hutton-follower in Oval’s delirious!VOL(C)ANIS(T); anag.; see Vulcanist in Ch.; ref. L. Hutton’s record-breaking innings of 364 at the Oval in 1938
1181SLADESemi paludal’s the term for comparable ground(palu)dal’s + e anag., & lit.
965EARBASH def. NECKLET (Wrong Number)Go on an endless time after managing to collar Australiancollar; A in er(a) + bash, & lit.
900(C)HARLATANIS(M) (Letters Latent)Quack medicine? Crooked liar has bottles to flogtan in anag.
827MICKEY-TAKING(M)urine-extraction?2 meanings; ref Mickey Mouse
727WELL-TO-DOIt’s this Littlewoods could make youcomp. anag. & lit.
705MUSICOTHERAPYWhat psychiater could effect with a trio of Moussorgsky’s?M, o, u + anag., & lit.
683BANISHMake inhabit abroad – it being the end of Alcibiadesanag. with s for it, & lit.
660Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse (Anagram)East’s trio encounter new saviour at manger 
610DOUBLETHINKBy it ‘truth’ and ‘lie’ looked alternately interchangeableanag. of alternate letters & lit.
552NOURICE-FEETip for effective cure if one’s illanag. incl. e & lit.
443STEEPLECROWNEnter low space carelessly – and you’ll knock one off!anag. less a, & lit.
410CUL-DE-SACWhat use a 550 c.c. model here?anag. & lit.
379SCYTHEMANThe doddery can’t shy me!anag. & lit., Old Father Time
375SPREATHETo chap ’ee wi’ t’ sharp windang. & lit.; wind = twist
358UPSTART def. NON-TERM (Wrong Number)One outshining the rest, newly put in orbitrest; star in anag. & lit.
14Terrapin, hermit, elephant, armadillo, rhesus (Anagram)Rain-storm plashed; all animals, put hither, keep drier