Azed Competition No. 1360  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1355  |  1363  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1360 Jun 1998BOG-ASPHODEL normal20


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstG. JohnstoneBehold, gapo’s flowering – with this?anag. & lit.
SecondJ. R. TozerInvestigating re —— growing wild, you’d probe galoshed?comp. anag. & lit.
ThirdD. F. ManleyToilet soap held with difficulty? It’s blooming alive in the water!bog + anag.
VHCD. AppletonThis may try and flourish in good peaty land by marshcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCJ. R. BeresfordVerse penned by John (Poet Laureate) has upset Slough inhabitantode in bog + anag. incl. PL; ref. Betjeman: ‘Slough’
VHCE. DawidStrong smell, anyhow, helps a dog that’s weed on soggy groundBO anag.
VHCN. C. DexterSlough-dweller in dubiously good shape in Betjeman’s first lineanag. in B I; ref. poem ‘Slough’
VHCP. D. GaffeyDo plash be good for this rustic bloomer?anag.
VHCG. I. L. GraftonOld pa, he’s convulsed after W. C. Field’s feature, where old-style humour aboundsbog + anag.
VHCR. R. GreenfieldSlough, peat-bed or swale; there you may find this – true!comp. anag. & lit.; swale 2 mngs.
VHCC. R. GumbrellPiece of Betjeman’s with line framing atrocious hope goads denizen of Slough?anag. in B, l; ref. poem ‘Slough’
VHCF. P. N. LakeSlough abode non-U? Positive it’ll do for me!anag. less U incl. P, & lit.
VHCM. D. LawsWild growth, environs solely ‘pool-based’anag. incl. g, h, & lit.
VHCE. LoobyPlant produced by wild hag pool bedsanag. & lit.
VHCC. J. LoweWrinkled old bags hope for burgeoning beauty from the mud!anag.
VHCT. J. MooreyColourful Lily Savage blasphemed ‘O God! Strike me dead!’anag. less me d; ref. Paul O’Grady character
VHCR. Parry-MorrisCan one species hold out around middle of fen? This one doesbog a sp + e in anag., & lit.
VHCMrs E. J. ShieldsWhat may flourish in hag pool’s bed?anag. & lit.
VHCP. L. StoneIf it’s wet I’m at home and blooming miserable, a good book helpsanag. incl. b
VHCD. WilliamsonPlant associated with marsh birds? Ah! Poe’s Gold Bug initially involves thatanag. incl. B; ref. Poe short story

HCs in competition 1360 awarded to:

S. ArmstrongG. P. ConwayR. HeskethD. Price Jones
W. G. ArnottMrs J. M. CritchleyA. HodgsonV. Seth
D. AshcroftV. DixonR. JacksMrs J. E. Townsend
R. L. BakerA. J. DornP. R. LloydA. P. Vincent
M. BarleyL. K. EdkinsP. LongL. Ward
E. A. BeaulahC. M. EdmundsR. K. LumsdonA. J. Wardrop
R. E. BootDr I. S. FletcherP. W. MarlowP. H. Watkin
C. BoydR. E. FordDr E. J. MillerM. H. E. Watson
Mrs A. BoyesH. FreemanI. MorganP. O. G. White
J. M. BrownM. FreemanC. J. MorseDr E. Young
B. BurtonD. A. HarrisF. R. PalmerR. Zara
B. S. ClarkJ. HastieJ. Pearce 
D. C. ClenshawR. HealdR. Phillips