Azed Competition No. 1030  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1026  |  1034  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1030 Feb 1992PASTILLE normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. F. ManleyAction by sucker may give this reduced radiuspas tille(r), & lit.
SecondE. Chalkley‘Sweet white wine’ – line (abbreviated) in Poet Laureate’s ending of verse!asti + l in PL + e; ref. John Masefield’s ‘Cargoes’
ThirdM. D. JonesWhat’s turning fiery wheels… wheels in Hell? It’s a punishmenthidden rev.
VHCC. A. ClarkeTake out Trollope’s first Palliser novel for something soothing to savouranag. incl. T minus r
VHCV. DixonWhat a guy is with Illinois built in: a sucker!Ill in paste; see sucker in C.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherVia this, form of palliative’s providedcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCS. C. FordPaddy: ‘Sun contained heartless and outrageous libel – I’m incensedS in Pat + anag.; ref. P. Ashdown ‘Pants Down’ headline
VHCH. Freeman‘Flash’ paper reported liberal leader’s liaison with secretaryPA + ‘Steel’; ref. D. Steel, P. Ashdown scandal
VHCR. S. HaddockDrawing carelessly spilt aleanag.
VHCL. W. HillDrop off L-plates – I passed! (with difficulty, by the sound of it)anag., past + ‘ill’
VHCR. J. HooperHardly contributes to cause of cleaner teethill in paste, & lit.
VHCF. P. N. LakePalliates suffering if one’s sucked?anag. less a, & lit.; suck = extract
VHCJ. P. LesterBendy pale slit lozengeanag.; heraldic terms
VHCMrs J. MackieJumbly composition, lines written for child, is acknowledged thing for tickling palatesll for ch in pastiche
VHCH. W. MassinghamA photograph occupying page three ultimately symbolises a tabloida still in p e; see etym. of tabloid in C.
VHCT. J. MooreyThis word alternatively? Well, it’s ‘a drop’comp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. S. MorseA sweetened pill? It could be this we needcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCS. J. O’BoyleFisherman’s friend maybe, ill at sea – porthole’s opening needed for one heaving!anag. with p for a; brand of lozenge
VHCF. R. PalmerFor which you’ll find pallet is not in order?anag. & lit; pallet = palette
VHCR. PhillipsWherein sweet’s centre will succeed over sickness?e after past ill, & lit.
VHCN. RoperDrawing by Millet (unframed)?past + (M)ille(t), & lit.
VHCMrs E. J. ShieldsGum to limit pain?ill in paste & lit.
VHCR. C. TeutonStarts to emit aromatic tang if lit with spillanag. incl. e, a, r, & lit.
VHCDr E. YoungGum to suck in poor health?ill in paste & lit.

HCs in competition 1030 awarded to:

M. BarleyE. DawidMrs D. B. JenkinsonW. K. M. Slimmings
E. A. BeaulahA. L. DennisW. F. MainP. L. Stone
R. C. BellN. C. DexterRev M. R. MetcalfR. I. Sutherland
J. R. BeresfordM. EarleC. G. MillinJ. B. Sweeting
Mrs K. BissettC. M. EdmundsC. J. MorseK. Thomas
H. J. BradburyR. A. EnglandR. A. MostynD. H. Tompsett
Mrs A. R. BradfordD. S. FielkerR. J. PalmerA. J. Wardrop
B. W. BrookM. FreemanJ. PearceB. D. Wesson
C. J. BroughamJ. F. GrimshawC. PearsonP. J. Wexler
Rev Canon C. M. BrounD. V. HarryD. Price JonesMrs H. D. Williams
E. J. BurgeP. F. HendersonG. A. QuinnD. Williamson
B. BurtonE. HornbyM. Sanderson