Azed Competition No. 1387  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1385  |  1389  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1387 Xmas 1998Dylan Thomas: A Child’s Christmas in Wales Anagram24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. R. GumbrellIt has charm, this Swansea man’s cold idyll 
SecondR. K. LumsdonIt has Caitlin’s man’s old-Welsh-days’ charm 
ThirdH. FreemanRash Mandy – will scandal cost him his seat? 
VHCDr P. M. J. BennettClinton hails clashes with Saddam’s army 
VHCJ. G. BoothChilly Mandelson admits his act was rash 
VHCN. ConnaughtonA Swansea lad’s idyllic charms this month 
VHCE. DawidMary’s small lad is in thatch and a cow’s shed 
VHCN. C. Dexter‘Silly with cash a/c,’ admits rash Mandelson 
VHCA. J. DornMS which recalls a man’s distant holidays 
VHCA. G. FlemingA laddish, romantic Welshman’s classy hit 
VHCM. Freeman‘Christians all, he’d command thy wassails’ 
VHCP. GraystoneSaddam rashly has missile – watch Clinton! 
VHCR. HeskethI say Clinton’s hi-tech war’ll smash Saddam 
VHCA. J. KnottIn chill snow’s midst, chaste Mary has a lad 
VHCJ. C. LeylandLiar Clinton has a messy clash with Saddam 
VHCH. W. MassinghamHis star hallows a shed, and in mystic clam 
VHCC. J. MorseDid Santa charm this small Welsh scion? Ay 
VHCS. J. O’BoyleMandelson claims drily that cash was his 
VHCR. J. PalmerA Swansea lad calls to mind his rich myths 
VHCMrs D. M. C. PrichardA mad Welshman told this yarn – his classic 
VHCD. R. RobinsonMandy’s whimsical cash loan’s titled ‘rash’ 
VHCJ. R. TozerCash scam hit Mandelson hard. It was silly! 
VHCW. Wynne WillsonClinton (with CIA) says shells harm Saddam 
VHCR. ZaraCash loan which rattles Mandy: dismissal! 

HCs in competition 1387 awarded to:

D. AppletonP. CrozierS. M. LeatherD. Price Jones
A. BarkerP. A. DaviesP. LloydA. Roth
M. BathMs N. DavisC. LovingM. G. Rupp
J. R. BeresfordR. V. DeardenD. F. ManleyR. G. Smith
R. E. BootA. S. EverestP. W. MarlowP. L. Stone
Rev Canon C. M. BrounMrs C. FirthRev M. MetcalfR. S. Sullivan
Dr J. BurscoughD. C. FrickerI. MorganJ. Tebbutt
B. BurtonV. G. HendersonP. W. NashMrs J. E. Townsend
D. BuxtonT. JacobsT. D. NichollL. Ward
W. ChandlerMrs S. D. JohnsonMs S. M. OdberG. H. Willett
C. A. ClarkeG. JohnstoneM. C. ParfittM. A. L. Willey
Ms S. C. CockburnF. P. N. LakeG. & J. ParsonsDr E. Young
D. B. CrossDr D. LambertJ. PearceM. P. Young