Azed Competition No. 1069  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1065  |  1074  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1069 Nov 1992(P)OSTICHE Headpieces24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstH. W. MassinghamEcht is opposite of this, note, in GermanB; ti in Bosche, & lit.
SecondR. A. EnglandA foreign hair-piece – it’s phoney Herr covering!B; anag. in Boche
ThirdD. AshcroftPut wee fellow in britches pointlessly lengthenedH; tich in hose
VHCM. BarleyGoing over the top is characterized by line charging enemyF; stich in foe
VHCC. J. BroughamMiss secures shrimp a macho chest-piece perhapsL; tich in lose
VHCE. J. BurgeScores with hit (square cut) – tho’ specially positioned, extra cover inevitably strandedR; anag. less s; stranded = consisting of strands
VHCC. J. & M. P. ButlerLast bit of tripe: this cooked with cos provides dressing for onionS; anag. incl. e
VHCMrs M. J. CansfieldIn German it’s ‘ersatz’ – ‘echt’ is opposite in meaningB; anag. in Boche
VHCC. A. ClarkeOne tops chief-justice perhaps without old school tie being involvedL; anag. less o
VHCE. DawidSo the pictures forged by Boschite?B; anag.
VHCV. DixonIn German it’s translated ersatz: echt is oppositeB; anag. in Bosche
VHCN. C. GoddardWhat could be Old English switch – tie possiblyW; anag. incl. OE
VHCR. R. GreenfieldBeak catches small boy adding moustaches to pin-ups, perhapsN; tich in nose
VHCJ. GrimesWhat makes Bruce’s top hilarious does itch when wornD; anag.; ref. B. Forsyth
VHCA. W. HillOde’s ruined with insertion of line that’s poetic shamD; stich in anag.
VHCR. J. HooperHelp the cops in charge to uncover counterfeitS; SOS + i/c in the
VHCJ. R. C. MichieIt tops chief justice perhaps and itches so confoundedlyS; anag.
VHCC. G. MillinProminent feature worn by little comic – his top, Eric impliedN; tich in nose; ref. Little T., Ernie Wise
VHCC. J. MorseWithout resource, hospital held in reserve, an unwanted extraL; lost + H in ice
VHCR. J. PalmerDisguise incomplete trichoses? Some suffering hair loss hope it canR; anag. less s
VHCD. R. Robinson‘Beak’ rent by nasty itch – wearing this cope of hairN; anag. in nose
VHCA. J. WardropEcht oils reproduced: are copies thus described?L; anag.
VHCM. H. E. WatsonPity to enmesh poetic line in superfluous ornamentationW; stich in woe
VHCMrs M. P. WebberTransformation of choicest style a man might display atop his cerebrumC; anag.

HCs in competition 1069 awarded to:

M. J. BarkerH. FreemanG. LeeA. J. Pinel
A. G. BillingtonM. FreemanJ. W. LeonardD. Price Jones
Mrs K. BissettF. D. GardinerH. R. LockhartN. Roper
Mrs F. A. BlanchardS. GoldieC. LovingW. J. M. Scotland
R. E. BootG. I. L. GraftonC. J. LoweA. D. Scott
B. W. BrookJ. E. GreenR. K. LumsdonP. L. Stone
Rev Canon C. M. BrounD. W. GriceM. A. Macdonald-CooperJ. B. Sweeting
B. BurtonJ. F. GrimshawMrs J. MackieR. C. Teuton
E. ChalkleyC. R. GumbrellMrs E. L. MacNeillD. H. Tompsett
M. J. ClarkeN. HarrisW. F. MainMrs M. Vincent
M. CoatesR. W. HawesD. F. ManleyMrs J. Waldren
K. W. CrawfordP. F. HendersonMs A. McConnellG. H. Willett
N. C. DexterA. HodgsonDr E. J. MillerD. Williamson
L. E. EllisE. M. HolroydT. J. MooreyDr E. Young
S. ErringtonR. F. A. HorsfieldR. S. Morse 
S. C. FordG. JohnstoneF. R. Palmer