Azed Competition No. 1212  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1207  |  1216  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1212 Aug 1995HILDING normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. R. TozerBottling out vintage Mouton-Rothschild in grand bottleshidden
SecondC. J. MorseNithing’s nothing different, so I’m holdingi.e. as nithing differs from nothing so does hilding from holding, & lit.; hold = assert
ThirdC. A. ClarkeDrum made endless repetitive noise – that’s oldie’s description of funkhil(l) ding; ref. funk music
VHCM. BarleyWhat’s harbouring trace of listeria within – chicken past its sell-by date?l in hiding
VHCJ. R. BeresfordHello pound beat that’s funkyhi L ding; ref. pop group
VHCH. J. BradburyHaving nothing going for one, character-wise, like e.g. ParollesI for 0 in holding; ref. ‘All’s Well That Ends Well’
VHCB. BurtonThe prime stages of his ignoble life demonstrated incurable native gutlessnessfirst letters & lit.
VHCMrs M. J. CansfieldBit of lard used in basting chickenl in hiding
VHCE. CrossOnce craven pupil accepts flogging? On the contrary!L in hiding
VHCA. L. DennisDastardly old W. Indies fast bowler takes one for nothingI for 0 in Holding; ref. Michael H.
VHCN. C. DexterWith hazard nigh, I’d left!anag. incl. l, & lit.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherLow on dash, lacking heart of old?hil(l) + ding, & lit.
VHCG. I. L. GraftonWindy, old – fight churning up innardsanag. of middle letters, & lit.
VHCC. R. GumbrellIn escape you’ll find, instead of women, he’s first?h for w in wilding, & lit.
VHCP. F. HendersonScab: man having left off strike?hil(l) + ding
VHCE. M. HolroydHe’s first in escape, displacing women?h for w in wilding, & lit.
VHCMrs D. B. JenkinsonChild in gym’s boxing frightful old funkhidden
VHCR. M. LutyAt heart, the typical Italian soldier depicts one allegedlymiddle letters & lit.
VHCMrs J. MackieRosinante, for example, with eccentric hidalgo going about in bits of armour others abandonedin in anag. less o, a; ref. ‘Don Quixote’
VHCH. W. MassinghamYellow flag’s second on display in the course of harbouringl in hiding
VHCC. G. MillinCoward presented by Dame Bracket and partner (two ‘he’s’ disguised)i.e. Hilda, Hinge less a2, he; ref. former musical comedy duo
VHCC. ReedSpiritless before West Indian bowler with 1 for 0I for 0 in Holding; ref. Michael H.
VHCD. H. TompsettLike Plaza-Toro – first to lie where he spent the warl in hiding: ref. ‘The Gondoliers’: ‘He lay concealed throughout the war’
VHCI. J. WilcockDastardly old fast bowler has one for noughtI for 0 in Holding; ref. Michael H.

HCs in competition 1212 awarded to:

R. L. BakerV. DixonE. LoobyJ. H. Russell
M. J. BathE. G. FletcherC. J. LoweM. Sanderson
E. A. BeaulahH. FreemanD. F. ManleyW. J. M. Scotland
M. BettisonM. FreemanG. D. MeddingsMrs C. Shaw
C. BoydR. GardinerJ. R. C. MichieD. A. Simmons
B. W. BrookN. C. GoddardT. J. MooreyDr N. Smith
C. J. BroughamS. GoldieC. J. NapierMs M. Stokes
E. J. BurgeE. GomersallS. O’CaseyP. L. Stone
D. A. H. ByattR. R. GreenfieldK. O’KeeffeJ. B. Sweeting
P. CargillA. J. GuyF. R. PalmerD. Williamson
B. S. ClarkG. HaslamS. L. PatonW. Woodruff
D. B. CrossR. HeskethJ. PearceM. J. Wright
G. CummingJ. G. HullA. Polakowski 
G. CuthbertM. JonesD. Price Jones 
M. CutterF. P. N. LakeD. R. Robinson