Azed Competition No. 1415  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1411  |  1419  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1415 Jul 1999MANATI Printer’s Devilry24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. J. WhaleRo/me’s face is strangely not italicref. typeface
SecondN. C. DexterAt mention of Pete beating best of the English? Menti/on ‘sorrows’!ref. P. Sampras, Tim Henman
ThirdA. J. DornThat’s another Wimbledon final with noti/ons confoundedref. Tim Henman
VHCD. AshcroftWe met a show/biz agent running Spanish night-clubs 
VHCP. BiddlecombeAfter dinner in old Rangoon, I gave a bur/p 
VHCJ. M. BrownCricket coach gives bat s/pin practice 
VHCC. J. & M. P. ButlerTo sla/ves culture is an imperial privilege 
VHCP. A. CashTo improve pay, mini/on recently adopted the Social Chapter 
VHCC. A. ClarkeGive a gas/p when central heating is fixed promptly 
VHCE. DawidSee Scottish bar/s lay on duty-free to serve malt whisky!Islay
VHCH. FreemanWith David, co-le/t des res, Ted, from Mike?ref. D. Coleman, Des Lynam, sports commentators
VHCR. J. HealdOld Scrooge stubbornly refused to give: ‘Post/pone Christmas!’ 
VHCMrs B. E. HendersonSprightly Anglican liturgy displeases me: I like dro/ny bit better 
VHCT. JacobsClippie exposes bus/t to grateful inspector 
VHCH. M. LloydWith a steady flow of ginse/ng from the bar, we got plenty of tonic 
VHCD. F. ManleyAzed says, ‘Solving wo/e I swear I don’t want!’ref. AZ tie
VHCT. J. MooreyPhilosophically an eon is an e/on, by God!see eon in C.
VHCC. J. MorseEarly railways had steam-e/ngine missions that would be banned today 
VHCS. L. PatonWill the horse set Cossack company a ta/ngle?ataman
VHCJ. PearceBat/tle for heroin a hood always wins 
VHCD. Price JonesPope’s shocked at seeing ro/t in St Peter’s 
VHCA. StreatfieldGiving bat/tle would honour Wayneref. Bruce W., aka Batman
VHCMrs J. E. TownsendSee, this bigwig wa/ves proudly showing off to chief 
VHCM. WhitmoreWe seek an escaped crusader in the bat/tle the dark knight tookBatman created by Bob Kane

HCs in competition 1415 awarded to:

G. W. AllanE. CrossM. D. LawsF. R. Palmer
F. D. H. AtkinsonP. CrozierJ. P. LesterR. J. Palmer
M. J. BalfourM. CutterJ. C. LeylandD. Pendrey
M. BarleyR. DeanC. J. LoweG. Perry
E. BassettR. V. DeardenC. LuskH. L. Rhodes
E. A. BeaulahV. DixonMs R. MacGillivrayN. G. Shippobotham
J. R. BeresfordA. G. FlemingW. F. MainD. J. Short
S. BestD. A. GingerG. R. MasonM. Sloman
Mrs A. BoyesS. GouldK. McDermidB. Timmins
Dr J. BurscoughD. W. GriceG. D. MeddingsJ. R. Tozer
B. BurtonC. R. GumbrellN. MellonR. Vaughan Davies
D. BuxtonR. J. HannamJ. R. C. MichieA. J. Wardrop
I. CarrR. HeskethC. G. MillinDr M. C. Whelan
C. W. ClenshawMrs D. B. JenkinsonI. MorganP. O. G. White
N. ConnaughtonG. JohnstoneR. MurdochM. A. L. Willey
R. M. S. CorkL. T. KillipR. A. NortonJ. Woodall
K. W. CrawfordF. P. N. LakeS. J. O’Boyle