Azed Competition No. 1021  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1017  |  1024  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1021 Dec 1991BEARD normal27


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstF. P. N. LakeSome seamen may wear one in the style of Shawi.e. Be(RN)ard, & lit.; ref. GBS
SecondM. A. BarleyDamaging this thing could make breathing start to deteriorate – oyster’s end in sight?comp. anag., r in bead (= rifle sight), & lit.
ThirdJ. F. GrimshawWhat plunging walrus could meet oysters without a hint of remorse?a r in bed; ref. ‘The W. and the Carpenter’ and moustache
VHCMrs F. A. BlanchardFace down?double mng., n and v
VHCC. J. BroughamApply edge of blade to it in a lather to get barbedanag. less b, & lit.
VHCP. A. CarrFace downdouble mng.
VHCE. ChalkleyA bird’s nest, in the last bit of nonsense penned by a poete in bard; ref. last line of Lear limerick: “… a nest in my b.”
VHCD. B. CrossBush to come down heavily on Duke?bear D; ref. US politicians
VHCD. J. Dare-PlumptonStubble is bound to restrict ploughear in bd
VHCV. DixonFace down?double mng.
VHCB. FrancoWhat might be drawn offensively, concealing Raquel’s face?R in bead (= rifle sight), & lit; ref. disfiguring of posters
VHCS. GoldieFull ——s may go with manes to carry Charon’s feebear d(enarius); manes = spirits of the dead
VHCR. J. HooperFace down?double mng.
VHCR. E. KimmonsTackle mental development that’s retarded every day2 mngs.; mental = of the chin
VHCJ. C. LeylandDig this art, man – a Rembrandt, a Vandyke?comp. anag.
VHCR. K. LumsdonWhat’s de rigueur for one Christmas party bound – are false noses in?anag. in bd; ref. Santa Claus
VHCMrs J. MackieFor instance, imperial loon turning up without a bit of enwrapmente in drab (rev. ); loon = harlot; ref. ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’
VHCC. G. MillinFalse one and cap of bright red form part of seasonal costumeanag. incl. a, b
VHCC. J. MorseIn a brush one has to confront and overthrow, not concedebear d(own)
VHCS. J. O’BoyleLegless Bader’s manly display?anag.; ref. Douglas B.
VHCR. J. PalmerA feature of the fourth part in life in Shakespeare?e in Bard; ref. ‘bearded like the pard’ in The Seven Ages of Man
VHCR. PhillipsTake Daniel’s lead, brave as the lion in his denbear D; brave vt.
VHCD. Price Jones‘Bacon should receive the ultimate in praise.’ The Bard referred to this as ‘excrement’!e in bard2; excrement2
VHCW. J. M. ScotlandLeader of the band, Queen, died – infected by onset of AIDS (a growth in some men…)A in b ER d; ref. Freddie Mercury
VHCD. J. ShortIt’s bound to cover part of the headear in bd, & lit.
VHCR. C. TeutonWhat’s barber shaved off with some dexterous manipulation of blade – left to right?anag. of (b)arbe(r) + d, anag. with r for l, & lit.
VHCMs J. WardBits of bristle emerging (and removed?) dailyfirst letters & lit.

HCs in competition 1021 awarded to:

J. AbernethyR. A. EnglandH. S. MasonP. A. Stephenson
W. G. ArnottP. D. GaffeyH. W. MassinghamF. W. R. Stocks
M. J. BalfourF. D. GardinerJ. R. C. MichieMs M. Stokes
Mrs G. M. BarkerN. C. GoddardT. J. MooreyJ. G. Stubbs
M. J. BarkerM. GoodyearR. S. MorseJ. B. Sweeting
J. R. BeresfordG. I. L. GraftonF. R. PalmerK. Thomas
C. BlackburnD. V. HarryK. PearceDr I. Torbe
Mrs A. BoyesP. F. HendersonH. L. RhodesE. Vaughan
B. W. BrookV. G. HendersonD. R. RobinsonA. P. Vincent
Rev Canon C. M. BrounA. W. HillW. RodgersV. C. D. Vowles
E. J. BurgeA. HodgsonG. RogersA. J. Wardrop
B. BurtonJ. G. HullN. RoperE. W. Webb
Mrs M. J. CansfieldG. JohnstoneH. R. SandersJ. F. N. Wedge
T. ClementA. LawrieT. E. SandersR. A. Wells
M. EarleJ. P. LesterA. D. ScottJ. West
C. M. EdmundsC. J. LoweJ. R. StaglesR. J. Whale