Azed Competition No. 1147  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1143  |  1152  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1147 May 1994MAYDAY normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstDr E. YoungFlowers light is what’s picked up from coaster on bar?may day; Flowers beer brand
SecondR. S. MorseFirst of month and sign of distress? Yes to bothm + ay, d + ay, & lit.
ThirdW. AndersonThis signal is saying ‘Malady at sea’comp. anag. & lit.
VHCJ. R. BeresfordRover’s exceptional transmission is the pretext for a Morris dance?2 mngs.; ref. carmaker
VHCS. J. BestMr Amundsen’s first haircut in two years – time for celebration at the poleM A + DA in y, y
VHCMrs A. BoyesUrgent message Amy had sent out: LOSING HEIGHT POSITION UNKNOWNanag. less h + y; ref. A. Johnson
VHCN. C. DexterWhat can occasion this? A yard breaking cana yd in may, & lit.
VHCR. A. EnglandThis call always or nearly always gets doctor out? Yesay or ay(e) in MD + ay, & lit.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherFirst of month indeed associated with a Robinm ay Day, & lit.; ref. R. Hood’s association with Mayday, and TV presenter R. Day
VHCC. R. GumbrellFor which we set up the pole to go round yearly, in good time off? Yesy(early) in mad + ay, & lit.
VHCE. C. LanceHelp required: maid, morning and afternoonmay day
VHCJ. C. LeylandUrgent demand from injured party gained advantage from The Sun, we ’ear?‘made ’ay’
VHCH. W. MassinghamDate linking might with extremes of armoury?d between may and a, y, & lit.; ref. Red Square parade
VHCT. J. MooreySuch as flying Amy called finally, alas?anag. + d + ay, & lit.; ref. A. Johnson
VHCC. J. MorseIn my lifetime, a socialist celebration has become a cry for helpa in my day, 2 defs.
VHCG. PerryThere are always openers for dancers in my festivalay da in my
VHCDr T. G. PowellIn olden times a damsel would always call when in distressmay ’d ay
VHCW. J. M. ScotlandMonday? Could be, if a year moves ona y for on in Monday; Mayday 1995 will be a Monday
VHCP. L. StoneWoman finally released from many hours of labour when crowning takes placema(n)y + day; ref. childbirth, May Queen
VHCR. C. Teuton——? This can supply many yachts aid in distresscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCG. R. WebbBatsman and Robin? There’s something wrong from the sound of itMay + Day; ref. cricketer Peter M. and TV presenter Robin D.
VHCR. J. WhaleUnited you’ll see blossom with time – that’s when the reds will celebratemay + day; ref. Manchester United

HCs in competition 1147 awarded to:

G. AdamsC. M. EdmundsD. F. ManleyJ. B. Sweeting
M. BarleyE. G. FletcherP. W. MarlowC. W. Thomas
E. A. BeaulahM. FreemanK. McDermidK. Thomas
R. C. BellA. B. FultonDr E. J. MillerR. Tillcock
Mrs K. BissettS. GoldieC. G. MillinD. H. Tompsett
Mrs F. A. BlanchardG. I. L. GraftonR. A. MostynMrs J. Waldren
C. J. BroughamI. F. & L. M. HainesF. R. PalmerMrs M. P. Webber
E. J. BurgeP. F. HendersonJ. PearceI. J. Wilcock
B. BurtonR. HeskethD. Price JonesSir David Willcocks
C. J. & M. P. ButlerDr M. KelmansonRev E. H. PyleD. Williamson
I. CarrJ. KnottH. R. SandersR. S. A. Wyatt
J. & B. ChennellsF. P. N. LakeD. P. Shenkin 
M. CoatesR. K. LumsdonW. K. M. Slimmings 
R. V. DeardenMrs J. MackieMrs I. G. Smith