Azed Competition No. 1398  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1394  |  1402  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1398 Mar 1999PERMETHRIN normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstG. I. L. GraftonOne means to create ‘no-fly’ zone, exercising naval force in the radius involvedPE + RM + anag. incl. r; ref. naval exercises in Adriatic and Gulf
SecondR. K. LumsdonEmergent thrips can be put down as this gets workingcomp. anag. & lit.
ThirdN. ConnaughtonBugs this’ll reduce in number e.g. thripscomp. anag. & lit.; reduce = resolve itself
VHCW. AndersonWith ease this could make ephemeras inertcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCM. BarleyAfter an onset of nits I’m the right sprayper + anag. incl. n, r, & lit.
VHCE. J. BurgeBy means of this, miner is wiped out, destroyedper + anag. less is, & lit.; miner insect
VHCDr J. BurscoughHow this, sprayed, makes hornet whimper!comp. anag. & lit.
VHCC. A. ClarkeWhat’s devastating near Hemiptera, last one eradicatedanag. incl. nr less a, & lit.
VHCN. C. DexterTouch of rose-blight? Then prime spray with this, perhapsanag. incl. r, & lit.
VHCA. J. DornAccording to Scottish play, after first three characters vanish, Macbeth is at heart a potential monarch killerM(acb)eth in per rin; ref. m. butterfly; rin (Scot.) = run
VHCC. R. GumbrellTo make hemipterans rare, scatter areas with thiscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCT. JacobsA sip, and this could be R.I.P. hemipterans!comp. anag. & lit.
VHCG. JohnstoneBugs take me then … RIPanag. incl. r, & lit.; bug = irritate
VHCM. JonesSo this might be sprayed on mere thrips?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCC. J. LoweFirst sign of raspberries? Ripen them, spraying a bug-killer!anag. incl. r
VHCMrs J. MackieThis will do for endless Hemiptera with borders to ruinanag. incl. r, n, & lit.
VHCR. J. PalmerIt takes a second to do for thrips near mecomp. anag. incl. a s, & lit.
VHCH. L. RhodesAphides met horrid end: somehow had ——, so diedcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCJ. R. TozerBug fixer: he’s busy with printer close to millenniumanag. incl. m
VHCL. WardHe (Mr Pinter) gets involved in rewrite – it helps the plot dramatically?anag.; garden plot
VHCA. J. WardropWhat, when sprayed, makes Hemipteron right for nothinganag. with r for 0, & lit.
VHCDr E. YoungExciting mirth: preen – have I left flies undone?anag.

HCs in competition 1398 awarded to:

D. AppletonR. DeanW. JacksonF. R. Palmer
E. A. BeaulahR. V. DeardenJ. C. LeylandJ. Pearce
J. R. BeresfordC. M. EdmundsD. F. ManleyD. R. Robinson
C. J. BroughamDr I. S. FletcherJ. McDermottV. Seth
C. J. & M. P. ButlerH. FreemanG. T. McLeanP. L. Stone
D. A. CampbellP. D. GaffeyC. G. MillinG. H. Willett
D. C. ClenshawR. R. GreenfieldT. J. MooreyD. Williamson
R. M. S. CorkR. J. HealdC. J. Morse 
E. CrossR. HeskethT. D. Nicholl