Azed Competition No. 1325  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1322  |  1329  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1325 Oct 1997UPROOTAL normal21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstM. D. LawsWhat ends urtica invading our plot in new allotment?a in anag., & lit.
SecondT. J. MooreyRemedy for twitch perhaps comes from putting a lot differently under proper golf expertU pro + anag.; twitch = troublesome weed and the yips
ThirdD. A. HarrisUr-population is shaken up in thiscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCJ. R. BeresfordMore menacing clouds pour a lotanag.; more2
VHCMrs F. A. BlanchardEviction order leads to ruthlessly turning unwanted people out of ancestral landsanag. of first letters
VHCC. J. BroughamPoor, poor galut’s no good ——anag. less g, & lit.
VHCK. W. CrawfordMoving Laotians to Peru might be —— in East?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCE. CrossPour a lot out – it’s more effective than paraquat!anag.
VHCC. R. GumbrellWhat can make mandragora yelp out? There’s danger this maycomp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. HeskethThe throwing out of a lout (for being an intruder)pro in anag., & lit.
VHCG. Johnstone‘Fiddler on the Roof’s theme featuring Topol and a Russia briefly in turmoilanag. incl. Ru
VHCMrs J. MackieThe banished Latin author (poet) makes one sad reading of it: an ——comp. anag. less the, & lit.; ref. Ovid’s exile
VHCD. F. ManleyWhat could get a poplar ousted – but not with flipping spade!comp. anag. & lit.
VHCG. D. MeddingsWrench frees loo U-trapanag.
VHCC. G. MillinRampant decay almost entirely engulfing centre of tooth means extractiono in up rot al(l)
VHCR. J. PalmerA fate Portillo endured somehow losing Enfield rated upsetcomp. anag. & lit.; ref. Michael P., 1997 Gen. Election
VHCP. L. StoneHalted Aussie score with a liberal use of bouncersup root a L; halted = at a standstill; score = have sex
VHCP. ThackerDrastic treatment of a poor tulip failing in power?anag. less i’ P, & lit.
VHCD. H. TompsettIt’s needed by me to get tropaeolum outcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCA. J. WardropLeads to unhappy people residing outside of their accustomed land?first letters & lit.
VHCR. J. WhaleElimination from cups? Are poor Italy losing their edge? Bothmiddle letters; i.e. both edges

HCs in competition 1325 awarded to:

S. ArmstrongV. DixonR. K. LumsdonM. Sanderson
E. A. BeaulahB. GrabowskiP. W. MarlowV. Seth
B. W. BrookC. P. GrantI. MorganR. G. Smith
Dr J. BurscoughR. R. GreenfieldC. J. MorseJ. R. Tozer
P. CargillMs A. HuntF. R. PalmerA. P. Vincent
C. A. ClarkeW. JacksonS. L. PatonM. J. Wareham
Ms N. DavisJ. P. LesterG. PerryP. B. G. Williams
N. C. DexterJ. C. LeylandH. L. RhodesG. K. Workman