Azed Competition No. 1281  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1277  |  1284  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1281 Dec 1996ABLUTOMANE normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. F. ManleyOne unbedded in ambulation when perturbed by last vestige of gore?anag. less I + e; ref. Lady Macbeth
SecondDr E. YoungOne heard crying ‘Out!’ is nearing: our Lady Macbeth?comp. anag. & lit.
ThirdJ. R. TozerFellow ‘in’ amongst dressed-up lot: Beau, a frequenter of Bathman in anag.; ref. Beau Nash
VHCD. AppletonThis word could spell a troubled woman in playcomp. anag. & lit.; ref. Lady Macbeth
VHCMrs F. A. BlanchardA man to blue unrestrainedlyanag. & lit.; ref. laundry blue
VHCR. E. BootWasher stuck in ‘Auto’ is reset to be ‘Manual’anag.
VHCE. J. BurgeBL name auto failing – an eccentric washer!anag.; ref. carmaker
VHCC. A. ClarkeI’m mental about endless latheringanag. less t, & lit.
VHCD. J. Dare-PlumptonBeing programmed with regular wash cycle, manual will need to be rereadanag.
VHCE. DawidHoward Hughes was one skilled at acquiring staggering amountanag. in able; ref. eccentric American multi-millionaire
VHCD. A. GingerCompulsive scrubber, crazy about males with name for bit of skylarkinganag. with n for s
VHCN. C. GoddardAn extraordinary amount sucked in by powerful automatic cleaneranag. in able
VHCR. R. GreenfieldWhat Lady Macbeth became? One depressed with 10,000 invadinga + toman in blue
VHCC. R. GumbrellOne drawn to balneum?a + anag., & lit.
VHCP. F. HendersonYou’ll find me resorting to a balneumanag. & lit.
VHCR. HeskethI’m mental about failing to appear completely freshanag. less t’, & lit.
VHCM. D. LawsZealot finally going mental about scrubbinganag. less t, & lit.
VHCJ. C. Leyland‘I want all spotless!’ – a tip from Basil to Manuel, getting clobberedanag. incl. B; ref ‘Fawlty Towers’
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperWasher possibly needing shrink to make fit – manual to be revised?anag.; washer, shrink, fit 2 mngs.
VHCMrs J. MackieIt’s a waste giving shelter to tramp if one never stops soaking and sponginga + tom an2 in blue2
VHCC. G. MillinCat, one with a greyish exterior, an obsessive washertom an in a blue
VHCC. J. MorseI wash all the time by hand in a laundering liquidto man in a blue
VHCF. R. PalmerSoap freak, one of many almost completely captivated by Sky?a + to man(y) in blue
VHCD. R. RobinsonI’m curiously mental about scrubbing remotest bit of dirtanag. less t, & lit.
VHCP. L. StoneI’m mental about shifting the last trace of dirt awayanag. less t, & lit.

HCs in competition 1281 awarded to:

C. J. AndersonG. CummingMrs D. B. JenkinsonN. G. Shippobotham
F. AnstisR. V. DeardenG. JohnstoneM. C. Souster
D. AshcroftN. C. DexterR. E. KimmonsR. Stocks
M. BarleyV. DixonF. P. N. LakeR. C. Teuton
M. J. BathC. M. EdmundsJ. P. LesterC. W. Thomas
E. A. BeaulahDr I. S. FletcherR. K. LumsdonK. Thomas
J. R. BeresfordJ. FrancisR. M. LutyD. H. Tompsett
C. BoydG. I. L. GraftonW. F. MainDr I. Torbe
C. J. BroughamMs I. GreatorexDr E. J. MillerA. J. Wardrop
G. C. BrownJ. F. GrimshawS. L. PatonMrs M. P. Webber
J. M. BrownR. J. HooperC. PearsonDr M. C. Whelan
Dr J. BurscoughMs A. HuntA. J. PinelM. A. L. Willey
C. J. & M. P. ButlerA. F. IrelandDr T. G. PowellD. Williamson
E. CrossW. JacksonJ. H. Russell