Azed Competition No. 1039  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1034  |  1043  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1039 Apr 1992TOLERABLE normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. F. ManleyBeing otherwise, Albert’s swallowed ’ole’ole in anag., ref. M. Edgar: The Lion and Albert
SecondR. F. NaishModerate elements on both sides of electorate ballot for change, squeezing rightr in anag. incl. e, e
ThirdV. DixonHell to bear? Contrariwise, not hardanag. less H & lit.
VHCC. A. ClarkeIndifferent Ballesteros, losing heart, drops second shotanag. less s, s
VHCB. CostinFair damsel bare Lothario beds (lying back?)hidden rev.
VHCD. M. DuckworthCastaway’s choice of luxury might make desert island this – atoll flowing with beer!anag.
VHCR. A. EnglandNot exactly ’ell to bearanag. & lit.
VHCC. J. FeetenbyFair balloteer could make this debate roll on after polling dayanag. & anag. less d
VHCG. I. L. GraftonNot to be endured? Possibly, when constable (lacking in studies) adopts role in Much Adoanag. in (cons)table; ref. ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ III, iii, 36
VHCJ. F. GrimshawFree beer to all ere ballot’s done? Not out of the question!anag., anag.
VHCP. F. HendersonLeft are to be working with Liberal – finding coalition that’s this?anag. incl. l, L
VHCR. J. HooperFair representation demanded by balloteeranag.
VHCJ. F. P. LeveyConfused, a lot rebelled, led astray ere ballot done – result fair thoughanag. less led, anag.
VHCP. W. MarlowRoll of long, plain group with the end of ‘Widdicombe Fair’l bare lot (all rev.) + e
VHCC. G. MillinModerate represents 30% of electorate, half Labour and half Toriesele, Lab, Tor anag.
VHCC. J. MorseTo entice the mob with just one bit of bribery is fair – Liberal balloteertole rab(b)le & anag.
VHCG. M. NeighbourHow can rigged ballot e’er be fair?anag.
VHCS. J. O’BoyleFair shots, not hot, from out of form Ballesteros?anag. less s(hot)s
VHCRev E. H. PyleHell to bear? Otherwise if less hotanag. less h
VHCMrs E. J. ShieldsHell to bear? Less hot, it could beanag. less h
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsModerate unready for change when polled, clinching cry of triumph by rightole r in (s)table
VHCC. W. ThomasBear dancing in ring at English fairanag. in toll + e
VHCA. J. WardropHell to bear? Not hard – easyanag. less h
VHCD. WilliamsonHow all beer to drunk appears?anag. & lit.

HCs in competition 1039 awarded to:

F. D. H. AtkinsonR. M. S. CorkR. E. KimmonsR. Phillips
M. BarleyP. CrozierF. P. N. LakeD. Price Jones
J. R. BeresfordN. C. DexterA. LawrieD. R. Robinson
Mrs K. BissettMrs C. FirminJ. W. LeonardW. J. M. Scotland
Ms F. A. BlanchardDr I. S. FletcherR. K. LumsdonA. D. Scott
M. J. BlandB. FrancoM. A. Macdonald-CooperA. J. Shields
C. J. BroughamH. FreemanMrs J. MackieP. L. Stone
Rev Canon C. M. BrounS. GoldieH. S. MasonDr I. Torbe
E. J. BurgeJ. HetheringtonH. W. MassinghamP. J. Watkins
C. J. & M. P. ButlerE. M. HolroydC. T. MilnerR. J. Whale
Mrs M. J. CansfieldD. J. IbbetsonT. J. MooreyM. G. Wilson
B. E. ChamberlainMrs D. B. JenkinsonK. MoultDr E. Young
D. H. ClaytonM. C. JonesF. R. Palmer