Azed Competition No. 1194  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1190  |  1200  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1194 Apr 1995DONET normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstT. J. MooreyLatin title one favoured after breaking Priscian’s head?Don (P)et, & lit.; see Priscianist
SecondC. R. GumbrellWhat introduced one to cases, and noted imperfect and perfect tense?hidden, anag., done t, & lit.
ThirdE. DawidABC and what follows on to the ends of the alphabetD on e, t
VHCW. G. ArnottWhat used to give the tense after UT and NE?do ne t, & lit.; ut1,2
VHCM. BarleyFor Latinists, I give numerous expressions and translations (beginners only)do + first letters, & lit.
VHCS. J. BestThe personification of Mr Chips, acting away and introducing English grammarE for a in Donat; ref. Robert D., star of classic film
VHCMrs A. Boyes’E don’t is bad grammaranag.
VHCE. J. BurgeWhacked culprit’s rear? Many a schoolboy learnt from it (no longer fashionable)done + t
VHCL. E. EllisPrimer specially painted – no trouble sparedanag. less pain
VHCP. D. GaffeyIs Fowler one to be apt to bag a duck rising?0 in tend (rev.); ref. F.’s Modern English
VHCR. R. Greenfield‘Ut’ (as in Latin) used with difficulty? This could provide the answerdo net, & lit.; ut1,2
VHCP. F. HendersonHistoric primer? ‘X on …’ would get held up as suchten o’ ’d (all rev.); ref. ‘Ximenes on the Art of the Crossword’
VHCJ. F. JonesIt conjugated verb, set in order noun, and in Latin toodo n et, & lit.
VHCR. K. LumsdonABC (DE … not carrying on)anag.
VHCH. W. MassinghamCourse for a novice chaser, say, entered in the jumpsone in DT; one = any drink
VHCC. J. MorseSad end to Kennedy’s great early exampleanag.; ref. K.’s Latin Primer
VHCMrs M. PepinConstrue ‘Timeo Danaos’? I am as nought struggling with this funny old grammarcomp. anag. incl. 0
VHCG. PerryDid it show practice to avoid where English is concerned?E in don’t, & lit.
VHCR. C. TeutonPartially undone trousseau provided some assistance to the inexperienced Latin loverhidden
VHCA. P. VincentAppropriate advice about Ecstasy – this will help you declineE in don’t
VHCG. H. WillettIt’s acceptable to the leader of taste but an old fogey’s primmerdone t; primmer = primer
VHCD. WilliamsonFlaky undercoat a mangy cur scratched, revealing old primeranag. less anag.

HCs in competition 1194 awarded to:

D. AshcroftA. L. DennisE. M. HolroydMrs E. M. Phair
F. D. H. AtkinsonN. C. DexterJ. HorwoodD. Price Jones
J. R. BeresfordV. DixonW. JacksonD. R. Robinson
C. BoydR. A. EnglandF. P. N. LakeH. R. Sanders
H. J. BradburyC. J. FeetenbyC. J. LoweW. J. M. Scotland
C. J. BroughamDr I. S. FletcherW. F. MainA. Scott
J. M. BrownH. FreemanD. F. ManleyMrs E. J. Shields
D. A. CampbellS. GoldieG. D. MeddingsDr G. A. Styles
Mrs M. J. CansfieldG. I. L. GraftonL. MestelD. H. Tompsett
Ms C. ChamberlainD. R. GregoryC. G. MillinJ. R. Tozer
C. A. ClarkeD. W. GriceD. MitchellA. J. Wardrop
D. B. CrossA. J. GuyC. J. NapierDr E. Young
E. CrossR. HeskethR. J. PalmerM. P. Young
R. V. DeardenA. HodgsonJ. Pearce