Azed Competition No. 1255  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1250  |  1260  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1255 Jun 1996CATAFALCO normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. C. DexterCoach covering the last fatal tripanag. less h, & lit.
SecondC. R. GumbrellWhat you might see at head of cortège, a focal structureanag. incl. c, & lit.
ThirdC. J. MorseVehicle of death – might Tomahawk come under that genus in USA?i.e. cat-a-Falco; ref. US missile
VHCE. A. BeaulahCharon’s first seen beside a river taking care of transport for the deadC at a Fal c/o
VHCR. E. BootStirring fatal occasion, less so in rickety hearsecomp. anag.
VHCE. J. BurgeDeveloped a flat during drive in Highlands county. Suitable stage for a stiff ’un?anag. in ca’ Co.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherSee one at front of line of cars not half creepingc a + anag. incl. l ca(rs), & lit.
VHCS. GoldieCrude afloat about Arctic’s edges — bears deadanag. incl. c. A, c
VHCG. I. L. GraftonBier could alter a lot, with football club – Aachen – losing second halfanag. incl. FC Aac(hen); Bier (Ger.) = beer
VHCMrs E. GreenawayJaguar, perhaps, a flyer with long wings – car for the ultimate ride!cat a Falco
VHCA. HodgsonIn which cases, sadly fatal, precede companyCa + anag. + co., & lit.
VHCR. J. HooperA flat’s strewn with half-consumed Coca-Cola, the remains of late parties I holdanag. less Cola
VHCMrs J. MackieWork at coalface stopping short: this can move VIP on board who’s stiffanag. less e
VHCD. F. ManleyDeparture platform? Here man meeting a female gets coal dislodgedcat a f + anag.; ref ‘Brief Encounter’
VHCG. L. McStravickThe keener will follow this act of alacrity without half jumpinganag. incl. alac(rity); keener = mourner
VHCDr E. J. MillerMeans of shifting body fat: calorie-reduced Coca-Cola. Pull ring, shake vigorouslyanag. less C O
VHCC. G. MillinCasket that could become a cold fact, but one would have to be deadanag. with a for d
VHCT. J. MooreySee the Italian head of Family in one, after a ‘setback’ lying in state!c la F at a (rev.) in CO, & lit.; ref. Mafia
VHCG. M. NeighbourCountry’s leader, following a fatal bombing, here lies in stateanag. + C, all in CO, & lit.
VHCR. J. PalmerAbuse of coca fatal? Then this could provide the ultimate tripanag.
VHCD. Price JonesA genus of bird following cheetah? This makes one dead easy to seecat + a Falco
VHCD. H. TompsettPortakabin for the likes of Jock: reverse of luxury with crude cloaca outsidefat (rev.) in anag.; like3
VHCR. J. WhaleEntering grave one’s first of all ferried aboard like conveyancefirst letters in Cato, & lit.

HCs in competition 1255 awarded to:

G. AldermanC. J. & M. P. ButlerP. F. HendersonC. J. Napier
D. AppletonMrs M. J. CansfieldR. HeskethD. O’Connor
R. L. BakerC. A. ClarkeMrs S. D. JohnsonF. R. Palmer
M. BarleyMs S. C. CockburnM. D. LawsJ. Pearce
P. M. BartonE. CrossJ. D. LockettD. R. Robinson
M. J. BathR. V. DeardenC. J. LoweD. P. Shenkin
J. R. BeresfordD. DurranceR. K. LumsdonR. N. Taylor
C. BoydC. M. EdmundsW. F. MainK. Thomas
Mrs A. BoyesP. D. GaffeyP. W. MarlowMrs J. E. Townsend
Rev Canon C. M. BrounMrs C. GeorgeJ. R. C. MichieJ. R. Tozer
B. BurtonR. S. HaddockI. MorganD. Williamson