Azed Competition No. 1338  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1336  |  1342  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1338 Jan 1998SMART ALEC normal20


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstV. DixonA C-stream learner, posturing?anag. incl. L, & lit.
SecondMrs B. E. HendersonTot spoiled with caramels won’t take to a Smartieanag. less to
ThirdW. F. MainUnruly star with male lead in Camelot – could he be known as ‘clever Dick’?anag. + C; ref. Richard Harris
VHCE. J. BurgeHe thinks he can’t go wrong, having atlas with Merc in rallyanag.
VHCB. BurtonI generally have an answer to everything and am scarlet with embarrassmentanag.
VHCD. A. CampbellSkill in abuse of mescal may provide one with delusions of omniscienceart in anag.
VHCC. A. ClarkeSting associated with Guinness, perhaps one too clever by halfsmart Alec
VHCE. CrossMalpractices could be revealed by one police constable with this clever dickcomp. anag. incl. I PC
VHCN. C. DexterOne’s clever – but always out to clash with a masteranag. less ever, & lit.
VHCA. J. DornHe may think he knows most and misguidedly cram leastanag.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherClever me, a star not ever wrong!anag. less ever, & lit.
VHCC. R. GumbrellA star, me, clever without ever being fazedanag. less ever, & lit.
VHCR. HeskethOriginally a ‘Master of Science’ later becoming a ‘Professor of Omniscience’?anag. incl. a MSc
VHCR. JacksHe claims to know a star, Mel C., ‘sporty’anag.; ref. Spice Girl
VHCG. JohnstoneKnow-all Marple acts like quicksilver once the penny’s droppedanag. less p
VHCF. P. N. LakeOne always knows that, in France, vehicles point the wrong waycela trams (all rev.)
VHCC. J. MorseCould this posturing fool make a master-class? Possiblyanag. less ass, & lit.
VHCR. StocksDandy Sandy’ – another name for ‘clever clogs’smart Alec
VHCR. J. WhaleI may be disposed to cram leastanag. & lit.
VHCDr E. YoungOne that does act Mensa rolecomp. anag. & lit.

HCs in competition 1338 awarded to:

W. G. ArnottE. G. FletcherJ. C. LeylandV. Seth
D. AshcroftR. P. C. FormanP. R. LloydN. E. Sharp
M. BarleyH. FreemanR. K. LumsdonMrs E. J. Shields
M. BarnesD. A. GingerD. F. ManleyP. L. Stone
Mrs F. A. BlanchardG. I. L. GraftonP. W. MarlowD. H. Tompsett
C. J. & M. P. ButlerMrs E. GreenawayC. G. MillinMrs J. E. Townsend
E. DawidR. R. GreenfieldJ. MortlemanJ. R. Tozer
R. DeanP. F. HendersonF. R. PalmerL. Ward
C. M. EdmundsR. J. HooperRev E. H. PyleM. J. E. Wareham
Ms E. A. FieldP. KnightA. RothMs B. J. Widger
A. G. FlemingS. LakinM. SandersonG. H. Willett