Azed Competition No. 1180  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1178  |  1181  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1180 Xmas 1994COLD TURKEY normal26


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstP. F. HendersonGospel shows Lord in simple bed – the original crib?Ld in cot + ur-key
SecondR. JacksTruly done with coke? Such suffering after one’s withdrawalanag. less one, & lit.
ThirdT. J. MooreyDepression having abruptly deserted dope?col d turkey, & lit.
VHCM. BarleyPiece of cake, getting on horse? The reverse – coming straight off it is!c + old + turk + ye (rev.); horse = heroin
VHCC. J. BroughamFreezing dope?cold turkey, & lit.; freeze = prevent the use of
VHCE. J. BurgeClue try KO’d in rescheduling. It’s usually post-Christmas Day fareanag.; ref. closing date for comp.
VHCD. A. CampbellTot’s head is laid down in bleak, primitive crib: that’s gospelt in cold ur-key
VHCDr I. S. FletcherBeginning of convalescence having abandoned dope?c + old turkey, & lit.
VHCR. P. C. FormanCutting dope?cold turkey, & lit.
VHCC. R. GumbrellWhat’ll have one off coke and truly suffering?anag. less an, & lit.
VHCR. J. HooperYearning for horse? That’s proud king yclept Dicky (the two Princes disposed of)anag. incl. K less P, P; ref. Richard III; horse = heroin
VHCD. J. MacKaySource of kebabs about Yule or DT with the shakes?anag. incl. k, c., & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyOld year tuck that’s unhooked a freak?anag. less a, 2 mngs.
VHCH. W. Massingham‘The little lord … ’ in crib (Luther’s primitive crib) evokes gospel truth?Ld in cot + Ur-key; Ur- prefix from German
VHCW. L. MironSnow suddenly stopped; that’s for sure. (Chill remains?)3 mngs.; snow = heroin etc.
VHCC. J. MorseWould prison official have power to bar centres for drastic drug treatment?co(u)ld tur(n)key
VHCA. F. MylwardWithdrawal from addiction which is long-standing in painfully curt solutionold in anag. + key
VHCC. J. NapierOutcome of adjusting crudely to termination of crack (or smack) being injectedk in anag., & lit.
VHCR. J. PalmerWhat makes you flop after effect of snow?cold + turkey, & lit.
VHCD. Price JonesCutting dope?cold turkey, & lit.
VHCG. L. ScullardNauseating pain the result of hop on ice!cold + turkey, 2 mngs.; hop = opium
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsNo kidding, it’s reaction to lack of snow (or prospect of rissoles?)3 mngs.; snow = heroin etc.
VHCP. L. StoneLittle king found in cot rudely fashioned in a disused horse troughK in anag.; i.e. depression from giving up heroin
VHCD. H. TompsettWithdrawing dope?cold turkey, & lit.
VHCJ. R. TozerWhat might appear as cruelty, OK’d after getting ‘screwed up’anag. & lit.; ref. government campaign,‘Heroin screws you up’
VHCR. J. WhaleTuck ye Lord up wherein e.g. horse has been removed?anag.; up = in an excited state; horse = heroin

HCs in competition 1180 awarded to:

J. AbernethyN. C. DexterR. E. KimmonsM. Sanderson
W. G. ArnottM. EarleF. P. N. LakeW. J. M. Scotland
D. AshcroftC. M. EdmundsJ. C. LeylandMrs E. J. Shields
R. E. BootR. A. EnglandR. K. LumsdonN. G. Shippobotham
Mrs A. BoyesH. FreemanG. D. MeddingsB. L. Smith
D. C. BuddJ. GillC. G. MillinMrs I. G. Smith
Mrs M. J. CansfieldN. C. GoddardI. MunroG. R. E. Spark
M. CernyG. I. L. GraftonF. R. PalmerJ. B. Sweeting
E. ChalkleyR. R. GreenfieldG. S. ParsonsMrs J. E. Townsend
W. B. ChalmersB. GreerMrs M. PepinM. A. Trollope
B. S. ClarkD. R. GregoryG. PerryS. Tutor
C. A. ClarkeI. F. & L. M. HainesB. PittR. Vaughan-Davies
I. T. CookJ. HetheringtonH. L. RhodesMs R. Kornbluh & T. Wheeler
D. B. CrossC. HobbsD. B. RobinsonI. J. Wilcock
G. CummingW. JacksonC. RobsonD. A. Wilson
D. J. Dare-PlumptonMrs D. B. JenkinsonB. Roe 
Mrs C. DavisC. JunemanH. R. Sanders