Azed Competition No. 1242  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1238  |  1247  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1242 Mar 1996KNOCKERS normal26


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. J. & M. P. ButlerInnings goes wrong – run out – for those who call unexpectedlyknock + er(r)s
SecondD. P. ShenkinEnglish ‘Nickels’? ‘Tanners’ perhaps2 mngs.; see derivation of nickel in C.
ThirdDr E. YoungPink Lady’s not the first: commonly, we’re in our cupsknock (h)ers
VHCS. ArmstrongEmbracing neck or bust, kiss is out. Bust, especiallyanag. in k(is)s
VHCM. BarleyInnings ends in collapse; thereafter Athers boobs – more ammunition for us, perhaps?knock + e, r, s, 2 defs.
VHCE. A. BeaulahNuts are gone, with nothing in lieu for the tits0 for a in knackers
VHCMrs K. BissettSmashing ——? Funny conk and kisser is ignoredanag. less is
VHCB. BurtonCanny ore-diviners, these wee fellows ken rocks inside outanag. & lit.
VHCD. BuxtonSalient points assaulted as preliminary to penetrationdouble mng.
VHCC. A. ClarkeNew Australians following Keating’s lead, these detractors might slump without supportK n ockers, 2 defs.; ref. Paul K.
VHCK. W. CrawfordFlipping ’eck – norks!anag. & lit.
VHCN. C. DexterNaughty necklines risk ‘Coo!’, if these are silicone-enhancedcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCV. DixonKevin K’s (acting) heroes may confound his negative ——comp. anag. & lit.; ref. K. Keegan, Newcastle United
VHCH. FreemanAttributes of doors one hears!2 meanings & lit.; ref. Diana Dors
VHCS. GoldieKeegan at kick-off blithely reckons outstanding two up front will take some holdingK + anag.; ref. Kevin K.
VHCR. R. GreenfieldSmackers? Smart deal with them could secure Ken Clarke’s stardomcomp anag.
VHCC. R. GumbrellWe’re to fill cups? Top tip of Khayyam’s, drunk reckonsK + anag.
VHCR. HeskethAfter King, turn up second King, then twist – receiving the Queen would make you bustK + ER in K con (all rev.)
VHCT. M. HoggartCritics are plain: with Cork’s knee injured English should be knocked outanag. less E; ref. World Cup
VHCM. LawsDammit! With income of zero, one’s gone bust0 for I in knickers
VHCMrs M. D. MaitlandWe criticize one appearing for a ball in underwear0 for I in knickers
VHCD. F. ManleyEx-leader of party not in may sink along with Queen’s – down underK(in)nock + ER’s, & lit.; ref. Neil K., P. Keating
VHCM. OwenBristol City’s strikers2 mngs.; rhyming slang
VHCR. J. PalmerBristol City’s strikers, source of much disparagement3 mngs.; rhyming slang
VHCC. PearsonEssential page 3 ingredients, Kelvin reckons (crudely)K + anag.; ref. K. Mackenzie, ex-editor of the ‘Sun’
VHCMrs M. P. WebberCallers seeking entry after lead of king reckon on playing last of trumpsk + anag. + s

HCs in competition 1242 awarded to:

W. G. ArnottE. DawidDr D. R. LaneyMrs E. J. Shields
Ms C. BaconR. DeanR. M. LutyD. J. Short
M. J. BalfourR. V. DeardenW. F. MainP. L. Stone
M. J. BathA. J. DornP. W. MarlowA. Streatfield
S. J. BestR. A. EnglandH. W. MassinghamJ. B. Sweeting
Mrs F. A. BlanchardM. FreemanDr E. J. MillerK. Thomas
C. BoydN. C. GoddardW. L. MironD. H. Tompsett
H. J. BradburyH. J. GodwinT. J. MooreyR. Veall
C. J. BroughamB. GrabowskiT. MorrisA. J. Wardrop
Rev Canon C. M. BrounG. I. L. GraftonC. J. MorseR. J. Whale
G. C. BrownP. F. HendersonG. MurrayM. C. Whelan
E. J. BurgeT. JacobsF. R. PalmerI. J. Wilcock
Ms S. C. CockburnG. JohnstoneH. L. RhodesD. Williamson
D. B. CrossR. E. KimmonsD. R. Robinson 
E. CrossF. P. N. LakeW. J. M. Scotland