Azed Competition No. 1225  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1220  |  1229  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1225 Nov 1995CURRY normal19


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. G. MillinHot dish with shapely figure, right for form of plunging neckliner for V in curvy
SecondR. J. PalmerLast bits of your leftover turkey etc you may cook in thisanag. of last letters, & lit.
ThirdJ. R. C. MichieBits of umbles removed for consumption by pack of houndsu, r in cry, & lit.; curry3
VHCM. BarleyYou’ll find this is meat cooked with (say) turmericcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCM. J. BathAre Hackney scrubbers like Barking ones apparently – called Ruby?cur-ry, 2 defs.; Ruby Murray, Cockney rhyming slang for curry
VHCE. A. BeaulahTreat leather? This may well make things hot for you, Wasim2 mngs.; ref. ball-tampering allegations in Test cricket
VHCC. A. ClarkeCall boxing a sport? That’s preposterous, victim being deadRU (rev.) in cry; ref. recent tragedy in boxing; curry3
VHCDr I. S. FletcherScrabble champion associated with triples?2 mngs.; ref. John C., former skating star
VHCM. FreemanTim? Could be the one that goes with Rice!2 mngs.; ref. Tim C., actor, Tim R., songwriter
VHCC. R. GumbrellFiery stuff to consume prey of Old Scratch?3 mngs.
VHCR. HeskethGroom to treat kid to race course thrash5 mngs.
VHCD. F. ManleyCooked meat is this? You might detect turmeric, saycomp. anag. & lit.
VHCT. J. MooreyYour Rugby captain initially up to scratch, no longer Diana’s prizeyr RU c (all rev.), 2 defs.; ref. Will Carling, Princess Diana
VHCA. Morgan-RichardsClean up Red Rum? Yes, principallyfirst letters & lit.
VHCD. R. RobinsonThe Vindaloo might —— appear as uncordial (very hot)comp. anag. & lit.
VHCC. W. ThomasSuperficial, therefore lacking cloutcur(so)ry
VHCJ. R. Tozer‘Doggy’ treat? Once, perhapscur-ry, def., & lit.; curry3
VHCA. P. VincentRub coat down cursorily, removing bits of soilcur(so)r(il)y
VHCS. WoodsCopper wretched, so leaves beatCu + (so)rry

HCs in competition 1225 awarded to:

Ms N. Bennett-JonesC. EdmundsT. JacobsJ. Pearce
J. R. BeresfordR. A. EnglandMrs P. E. JonesJ. H. Russell
C. J. BroughamP. D. GaffeyD. LesterM. Sanderson
D. A. CampbellE. GomersallJ. P. LesterN. G. Shippobotham
Capt D. A. CraddockR. R. GreenfieldC. J. LoweJ. B. Sweeting
D. B. CrossP. F. HendersonR. K. LumsdonD. H. Tompsett
G. CummingE. M. HolroydW. F. MainG. H. Willett
P. DaviesC. HopkinsC. J. MorseD. Williamson
N. C. DexterW. JacksonF. R. PalmerW. Wynne Willson