Azed Competition No. 1087  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1084  |  1091  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1087 Mar 1993OLD SOLDIER normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstM. CoatesOne may have held Martinidouble mng.: Martini = drink and rifle
SecondN. C. DexterWhat first shows in one? Dodging drill doeso + anag., & lit.
ThirdC. A. ClarkeLord’s in disarray about one that’s played a lot and is popular ex-captain perhapsoldie in anag.; ref. Gower affair
VHCD. AshcroftOne of many Taverners might leave in Lord’s – oiled batsanag.
VHCE. A. BeaulahVeteran ex-Test star’s past it – that’s to say getting runsOld’s old i.e. r; ref. Chris O.
VHCMrs A. BoyesHaving initially obtained recognition of bravery in lines, something I’ll never do – runo + DSO in ll + die r, & lit.
VHCE. J. BurgeGrant? Bank it for a useful return2 mngs.; ref. Ulysses G., bottle bank
VHCB. CostinOdd no Riesling left. Rum ’n’ gin’s gone too. Toper’s nightmareanag. less anag.
VHCC. J. FeetenbyOne’s sack is a thing of the past?double mng.; sack2,3
VHCP. F. HendersonLord’s ground will enthrall even members of side bowled out in inane fiascoanag. of alternate letters in anag.; inane fiasco = empty bottle
VHCR. J. HooperPossible bank deposit in Lloyd’s – I’d öre, not yen, for exchangeanag. less Y; bottle bank
VHCC. W. LaxtonMajor’s torn apart by false idols and empty projectsanag. in older; project vb; ref. John M.
VHCR. K. LumsdonI’m completely drunk and disordelol (disorderly)anag.
VHCD. F. ManleyRehoboam having nothing left? Conclusion of the Lord getting upset about false idolsanag. in anag. incl. e; ref. 1 Kings 14:22-23
VHCH. W. MassinghamDisintegrating oiler’d split on inside – everything’s poured out of itsold in anag.
VHCC. G. MillinOther ranks embracing wanton dolls do what I never do, it’s saidanag. + die, all in OR, & lit.
VHCR. F. NaishSo to Lord Ridley, high Tory no longer present, this bottle is drainedanag. less Tory; ref. Nicholas R., d. Mar 1993
VHCDr T. G. PowellIt’s collected from door-sill with the dawn of each dayanag. incl. e, d, & lit.
VHCD. Price JonesOne of the party’s ‘dead men’ is a fogey in the reconstituted Lordsoldie in anag.
VHCD. R. RobinsonSolo fiddler is playing (not loud). It’s ‘Down among the dead men’anag. less f
VHCK. ThomasEmpty bank deposit – mismanaged oodles left one debtoranag. incl. l, I, dr; bottle bank
VHCD. H. TompsettVeteran Rolls and De Dion almost fully restoredanag. less n
VHCMrs M. P. WebberMajor perhaps when retired senior citizen sitting in reformed Lordsoldie in anag.; ref. John M.

HCs in competition 1087 awarded to:

M. BarleyC. M. EdmundsG. JohnstoneF. R. Palmer
J. R. BeresfordR. A. EnglandM. JonesR. J. Palmer
Mrs F. A. BlanchardC. E. Faulkner-KingR. E. KimmonsA. J. Redstone
H. BradburyH. FreemanM. KissenW. J. M. Scotland
C. J. BroughamM. FreemanF. P. N. LakeD. P. Shenkin
Rev Canon C. M. BrounP. D. GaffeyD. R. LaneyW. K. M. Slimmings
B. BurtonD. GoddenD. LesterR. C. Teuton
P. BushS. GoldieW. F. MainDr I. Torbe
C. J. & M. P. ButlerR. G. GrayL. K. MaltbyI. J. Wilcock
E. ChalkleyR. R. GreenfieldD. S. MillerJ. P. A. Wildey
Ms S. C. CockburnJ. F. GrimshawDr E. J. MillerSir David Willcocks
D. B. CrossC. R. GumbrellG. J. MillerD. Williamson
E. DawidR. HarrisonT. J. Moorey 
R. DeanW. JacksonE. Morris 
V. DixonG. E. JohnstonC. J. Morse