Azed Competition No. 114  Azed Slip  |  ◀  110  |  118  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
114 May 1974PANIC normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstMrs E. AllenThis grass will do for a picnic – there’s no one aboutanag. less I c.
SecondC. G. MillinThere’s confusion around – one gets caught in itan in pi c.; see pie2
ThirdT. A. J. SpencerGrass – one source of information retained by a policemanan i in PC
VHCE. AkenheadHeads of police ask narks ‘Identify criminals – grass’first letters
VHCT. AndersonShown by one in confused state, caught without anything on?an in pi + c(aught); see pie2
VHCG. AspinExcruciating pain about the appendix gives alarmanag. + c.
VHCRev C. M. BrounNot what you’d expect from the playing-fields of Eton!double mng.
VHCC. O. ButcherBit of consternation 1 down’s brought about?c I nap (rev.), & lit.; 1 down = ossifrage
VHCR. S. CaffynWhat passengers on a sinking ship show – no thanks to drunken captain!anag. less ta
VHCT. ClementInitially precipitates a nervousness in capitalistsfirst letters & lit.
VHCD. M. DuckworthIt’s quiet, with one in charge? Quite the oppositep an i/c
VHCP. S. Elliott100-1 certainty comprehensively backed – bookie’s reaction?C I nap (all rev.)
VHCA. L. FreemanWhat may precede a bolt or a rush?double mng.; panic-bolt, -grass
VHCM. A. FurmanFirst signs of perturbation and nervousness in crowds lead to thisfirst letters & lit.
VHCN. GambierThe fear of god2 mngs.; i.e. Pan-ic
VHCDr G. B. GreerIf criterion for manhood is avoiding this, a lot of blades make it2 mngs.; ref. Kipling poem ‘If’; blades of grass
VHCMrs E. J. HolmesCold sweat, pain, sick – the onset of colicanag. + c
VHCR. JonesThe fear of god2 mngs.; i.e. Pan-ic
VHCJ. R. KirbyI can erupt with the onset of pressureanag. incl. p, & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleySource of hay fever?2 mngs.
VHCL. W. G. OxleyNot having had handicap, perhaps? Don’t broadcast it on the greens!anag. less had
VHCF. B. StubbsAn inglorious outcome of operations having mug in chargepan i/c
VHCR. H. TillcockGet the wind up – do in a cop, and lose one’s headanag. less o

HCs in competition 114 awarded to:

C. Allen BakerP. DrummondJ. S. LuckingM. D. Speigel
F. D. H. AtkinsonE. R. EvansL. K. MaltbyJ. G. Stubbs
J. C. BarnesJ. A. FinckenL. MayJ. B. Sweeting
Mrs P. A. BaxMrs E. A. GeorgeF. E. NewloveA. W. Taylor
T. E. BellS. GoldieP. I. Norton-EllisMrs M. E. Thomas
Mrs A. BoyesG. J. GostlingP. G. O’GormanT. Thomas
P. E. BuggeR. R. GreenfieldF. R. PalmerG. A. Tomlinson
E. ChalkleyR. HerbertM. L. PerkinsC. Watts
P. R. ClemowE. G. IllingworthA. J. PolsonL. J. Wayman
Mrs D. ColleyMrs N. JarmanJ. A. RevillB. C. Wilcox
J. C. B. DateK. W. JohnsonE. R. RiddleD. C. Williamson
E. DaviesB. K. KellyA. H. RodgersS. E. Woods
R. DeanJ. H. C. LeachT. E. Sanders 
J. H. DingwallP. W. W. LeachA. D. Scott 
H. F. DixonH. R. LockhartJ. T. Shaughnessy