Azed Competition No. 1238  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1234  |  1242  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1238 Feb 1996ELASTIN Printer’s Devilry27


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. J. Morse“As a non-worker,” the faithful drone, “does the Queen be/g favours?” 
SecondG. I. L. GraftonMarilyn Monroe was a dam/sel town people adored 
ThirdD. V. HarryReplaying drawn Cup match means fati/gue, FA-style. Shoot-outs are betterFA, UEFA
VHCJ. W. ArtleyA son/g, ‘Memory of the Sixties’, I should like to keep – this album, perhaps? 
VHCM. BarleyIn the wood you’ll often find redwin/g forages 
VHCJ. R. Beresford‘A Sassenach’, thinks the ga/ting fellow 
VHCP. BiddlecombeMrs Bartok, watched b/y son Peter, playing Mikrokosmos on the pianoBela Bartok
VHCC. J. BroughamGreat giants have emotions and fe/y pixies do 
VHCB. BurtonI’m agin/g! ‘Freedom from wrinkles,’ the face-cream ad said 
VHCC. J. & M. P. ButlerDangerous e/ger brought in on the tide 
VHCC. A. ClarkeThanks to Tories, railways al/ter city services – withdrawn 
VHCG. CuthbertIndustry relies on ste/p late in the canning process 
VHCN. C. DexterDeciphering one memorial myopic found a real pigst/y (inscription illegible)stela
VHCD. GilesBasil seen in hot/pot. ‘Bully better without basil,’ says Pollyref. ‘Fawlty Towers’
VHCR. R. GreenfieldAged cops aid that felon – must be th/ick! 
VHCA. HartI told the shopkeeper the bloomers were too small – and the bag/gy size!bloomer = type of loaf
VHCV. G. HendersonIn news: a man d/ies – tact seems to become most importantSA, Mandela
VHCE. M. HolroydI shriek if, e/g, I’ve sat on a bee! 
VHCF. P. N. LakeCook’s choice pans of ste/w are sold in no time! 
VHCD. F. ManleySome university types rate chance of finding alternative to a lev/y 
VHCH. W. MassinghamIt’s not like the MO – s/ot, with all that bottled-up fizz! 
VHCD. R. RobinsonYoung Mrs Bartok’s encouraged b/y musical piecesBela Bartok
VHCM. C. SousterChan/k? Something no posh woman would buybuy = believe
VHCMrs J. E. TownsendArt critic reels off as pi/cture is acclaimed 
VHCJ. R. TozerWhat might picnicker haplessly sitting on beef (e/g on rump) say? 
VHCA. J. WardropOne cannot exactly describe grav/y granules 
VHCP. H. WatkinTerrorist sin is ra/ging – blow for peace 

HCs in competition 1238 awarded to:

P. AmesE. CrossJ. F. JonesMrs C. Shaw
W. AndersonP. CrozierM. JonesD. J. Short
D. AppletonMrs M. CruickshankJ. KnottH. R. Simpson
M. J. BalfourG. CummingG. LeeDr G. A. Styles
Mrs A. J. BancroftD. J. Dare-PlumptonJ. P. LesterG. Teller
M. J. BathR. DeanJ. C. LeylandC. W. Thomas
E. A. BeaulahV. DixonJ. D. LockettF. Thomas
C. BoydA. J. DornC. LovingK. Thomas
J. BreckonMs C. DuffR. K. LumsdonR. R. Tyler
Rev Canon C. M. BrounC. M. EdmundsMrs J. MackieA. West
Mrs A. BrownM. A. ElderR. R. MacleodR. J. Whale
E. J. BurgeMiss L. EveleighR. MallinsonA. White
Dr J. BurscoughH. FreemanJ. MayhewMs B. Widger
P. CargillP. G. W. GlareJ. F. McKeeI. J. Wilcock
P. A. CashJ. F. GrimshawM. H. MillerD. Williamson
B. S. ClarkC. R. GumbrellT. J. MooreyJ. Woodall
M. CoatesP. F. HendersonF. R. PalmerS. Woods
Ms S. C. CockburnMs J. HoodD. Price JonesH. C. Wright
Ms S. CookJ. HorwoodP. E. RadburnDr E. Young
K. W. CrawfordR. JacksMrs R. RamseyR. Zara
F. H. CrippsMrs D. B. JenkinsonM. Robertson 
K. J. CrookR. S. JohnsonMs N. Rowlinson