Azed Competition No. 127  Azed Slip  |  ◀  123  |  130  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
127 Aug 1974FRITHSOKEN normal28


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. O. ButcherIt must have reduced the risk of ending in prisonanag. + n, & lit.
SecondJ. A. FinckenA place of preservation for Kentish hopsanag.
ThirdA. J. BulmanA hovel sufficed Kent for his, in a stormanag.; ref. King Lear, III
VHCT. AndersonRetreat of thinkersanag. & lit.
VHCB. P. BigginUnderwood’s on at the top end; thereafter his county’s three parts homefrith3 so Ken(t); ref. Derek U.
VHCMrs A. BoyesInitially hunchback swung in a French one – with many a pull!h s in Fr I token, & lit.; ref. Notre Dame; token = 250 pulls of a hand-press
VHCE. ChalkleyThe hallowed ground. Underwood provided with treacherous ridge almost the end of Pakistanfrith3 so ke(y) n; ref. Derek U.
VHCC. A. ClarkeUnderwood’s right on top of last pair of batsmen – the pavilion might provide thisfrith’s OK en; ref. Derek U.; frith3
VHCJ. ColebyFree of risk, then, installed hereanag. & lit.
VHCA. J. CrowRefuge of thinkers – bedlam?anag.; bedlam adj.
VHCD. M. DuckworthAn old-style asylum here; risk, then, of its members being disturbedanag.
VHCC. C. M. GiffinAsylum, resort of thinkersanag.
VHCP. R. L. HeathOut of date asylum deranged often shirkanag.
VHCS. HolgateResort of thinkers?anag. & lit.
VHCK. W. JohnsonUnderwood, in such form, should get his county almost homefrith3 so Ken(t); ref. Derek U.
VHCR. E. KimmonsDeal for Kentish harbour associated with historyanag.
VHCJ. R. KirbyWhen in trouble, could make for this direct in times gone byanag. + ken, & lit.
VHCA. D. LeggeUnderwood, in high degree, and Kent’s openers contribute to a safe positionfrith3 so Ken(t); ref. Derek U.
VHCMrs S. M. MacphersonSpurn bit of cake in kitchens for reduced girthanag. less c; girth2
VHCC. G. MillinUndergrowth, perhaps – fine when surrounded by coppersfrith3 + OK in sen, & lit.
VHCC. J. MorseWhat’s this for, roughly? A place for criminals to resort toanag. + ken2, & lit.
VHCR. D. NewmanUnderwood’s all right. The end of Pakistan follows. Do they seek this in the dressing room?frith’s oke2 + n; ref. Derek U., cricket; frith3
VHCW. H. PegramSanctuary’s needed badly for this recurrent depressionanag. + nek (rev.)
VHCH. L. RhodesCure for the skin means retreat for the chapsanag.; chap1
VHCL. G. D. SandersUnderwood’s on top; so Kent, with no tail, get home – at Canterbury?frith3 so Ken(t); ref. Derek U.
VHCJ. H. Scott-WilsonThe Lord’s pitch needs Underwood, so his county is one shortfrith3 so Ken(t); ref. Derek U.
VHCM. H. E. WatsonCould be Kentish for what Becket sought at Canterburyanag.
VHCRev C. D. WestbrookUnderwood’s got most from unusually drenched Lord’s ground – covering wantedfrith3 so(a)ken; covering vb.; ref. Derek U.

HCs in competition 127 awarded to:

F. D. H. AtkinsonR. R. GreenfieldF. E. NewloveJ. B. Sweeting
M. J. BallMrs M. KissenR. H. N. OsmondR. H. Tillcock
E. A. BeaulahA. LawrieL. W. G. OxleyH. Tillier
Mrs K. BissettJ. H. C. LeachF. R. PalmerG. A. Tomlinson
G. BlundenR. H. D. LeanDr R. J. PalmerMrs M. E. Tompkins
J. M. BrownR. LunnS. R. ParsonsM. A. Vernon
M. M. CoatesLieut-Col D. MacfieW. J. M. ScotlandJ. F. N. Wedge
J. V. S. A. DaviesD. J. MackayJ. A. SeftonDr R. L. Wynne
P. S. ElliottB. ManvellP. J. SimpsonW. J. Youngson
M. B. FisherH. W. MassinghamBrig R. F. E. Stoney 
J. GillL. MayF. B. Stubbs 
S. GoldieRev M. R. MetcalfJ. G. Stubbs