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
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)
VHCG. AspinExcruciating pain about the appendix gives alarmanag. incl c.
VHCRev C. M. BrounNot what you’d expect from the playing-fields of Eton!2 meanings & lit.
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?2 meanings & lit.; panic-bolt, grass
VHCM. A. FurmanFirst signs of perturbation and nervousness in crowds lead to thisfirst letters & lit.
VHCN. GambierThe fear of god2 meanings, i.e. Pan-ic
VHCDr G. B. GreerIf criterion for manhood is avoiding this, a lot of blades make it2 meanings; Kipling poem, grass
VHCMrs E. J. HolmesCold sweat, pain, sick – the onset of colicanag. + c
VHCR. JonesThe fear of god2 meanings, i.e. Pan-ic
VHCJ. R. KirbyI can erupt with the onset of pressureanag. incl. p & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleySource of hay fever?2 meanings & lit.
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 awarded in competition 114 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