Azed Competition No. 1402  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1398  |  1406  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1402 Apr 1999PENTOSE Definition of Anagram21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstM. CoatesWhat has ovine content, covering those not hotposteen; pen + t(h)ose, & lit.
SecondT. J. MooreyShort Christian festival touches Milosevic’s heart? Moonshine!poteens; Pent(ecost) + (Mil)ose(vic); ref. Slobodan M.
ThirdC. BoydStanding still outside tent, temperature dropping, Pathan might put on thisposteen; (t)ent in pose
VHCM. BarleyDance exercises lead to Nureyev-like twinkling toesone-step; PE + N + anag.
VHCE. A. BeaulahWarm clothing donned in the Khyber after nightfall – according to Kipling?posteen; post e’en
VHCC. J. & M. P. ButlerIn masquerade went topless to danceone-step; (w)ent in pose
VHCM. J. ClarkeGirlie mag has censor’s certificates withdrawn, result of illicit stillspoteens; Pent(H)o(U)se; H former film certificate
VHCG. CuthbertWarm cover jug has to seal it (not settled)posteen; pen + to seal it less alit
VHCN. C. DexterStanding – still! – after imbibing ten liberal whiskeyspoteens; anag. in posé
VHCC. M. EdmundsOpen to sell partially licensed liquors? No!poteens; hidden
VHCH. FreemanTease, with compiler maybe leading a merry danceone-step; pen + tose
VHCC. R. GumbrellIn Swan Lake’s finale you’ll see most of cast danceone-step; tos(s) in pen e
VHCR. J. HealdFeather applied to ticklish toes? This’ll get feet dancingone-step; pen + anag.
VHCR. HeskethYank can unravel the fibres of an Afghan greatcoatposteen; pen + tose
VHCP. W. MarlowAcross pond, trippers delight in such swans circling near side of caféone-step; to in pens + e
VHCC. J. MorseModel, with cleavage, went topless inside greatcoatposteen; (w)ent in pose
VHCF. R. PalmerIllicit drinks help to make one open to seductionpoteens; hidden
VHCD. Price JonesAuthor of the final touches to Windows Ninety-five could be an anorak from Kabulposteen; pen to s, e
VHCJ. R. TozerDance set to paper and comb?one-step; pen tose
VHCA. J. WardropStyle and comb Afghan’s coatposteen; pen + tose; ref. dog
VHCD. WilliamsonBootleg whiskeys hammer at back of head, gripping rising toperpoteens; sot (rev.) in pene

HCs in competition 1402 awarded to:

D. AppletonE. CrossR. JacksS. Shaw
D. AshcroftD. J. Dare-PlumptonM. JonesP. L. Stone
F. D. H. AtkinsonR. V. DeardenJ. C. LeylandC. W. Thomas
B. BalfourV. DixonP. R. LloydW. J. Wagstaffe
Mrs F. A. BlanchardA. J. DornC. J. LoweR. J. Whale
J. G. BoothMrs M. GabbuttMrs J. MackieN. Wheatley
C. J. BroughamP. D. GaffeyW. F. MainI. J. Wilcock
Rev Canon C. M. BrounR. R. GreenfieldD. F. ManleyW. Woodruff
E. J. BurgeJ. HastieR. J. PalmerDr E. Young
D. A. CampbellMrs B. E. HendersonJ. PearceR. Zara
R. M. S. CorkA. HodgsonB. A. Pike