Azed Competition No. 1424  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1419  |  1428  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1424 Sep 1999HEIST normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstF. R. PalmerBriefly, it’s forbidden to the believer, one constrained by ancient commandment(’t)heist, i in hest, & lit., ref. 8th commandment
SecondP. W. MarlowLeads to the security industry employing heavies if recurrent?first letters rev., & lit.
ThirdP. L. StoneSlippery thieves may make Spain very shortly if mixed up with thiscomp. anag. incl. E, v, & lit.
VHCE. A. BeaulahOne featuring in ‘Stand and deliver’?I in hest, & lit.
VHCJ. R. BeresfordSting itches terribly, wanting a bit of calamineanag. less c
VHCD. A. CampbellIs he in trouble at t’ mill?anag. + t; mill = rob
VHCM. CasserleyClue lost, see Slip no 1463
VHCM. CutterIntensive police search is taking place for a robberheat with is for a
VHCN. C. DexterThis breaking and entering ending in porridge?e in anag., & lit.
VHCC. D. S. & E. A. FieldSmart robbery job – thief’s cunningly shaking force offanag. less F
VHCC. R. GumbrellJob? He knew no end of sorrowhe (w)ist
VHCR. J. HealdWhip? Fetishist grasps it tightly in fistanag. of (f)etish(ist)
VHCN. J. HitchinsNick is in the roughis in anag.; ref. N. Faldo
VHCF. P. N. LakeOne who doesn’t believe in missing a crafty bit of thievery(at)heist
VHCC. LovingHe’s old J. James for examplehe + I + St, & lit.; ref. Jesse J.
VHCMrs J. MackieGiven toothache is treatable, find the filling that’s appropriatehidden; appropriate vb
VHCK. McDermidBungling this brought about the end of Bonnie and Clydee in anag. & lit.
VHCT. J. MooreyThe mobile ringing is getting one steaming on trains for exampleis in anag.; steaming, recent coinage for robbery, esp. on trains by gangs of youths
VHCC. J. Morse‘He is one who believes in God’ – that’s your prig twice overi.e. he is theist
VHCD. H. TompsettEarly pieces taken from Hellas: Elgin initiated superior this?first letters & lit.; ref. E. Marbles
VHCJ. R. TozerThé dansant is held: a caper involving tea leaves?is in anag.; rhyming slang for thieves
VHCDr E. YoungKelly? If it’s true, Shearer’s the one looking hardi.e. if he is t, Shearer is starer; ref. Ned K. and Graham K.’s criticism of Alan S.

HCs in competition 1424 awarded to:

W. G. ArnottD. J. Dare-PlumptonG. HughesH. R. Sanders
D. AshcroftE. DawidG. JohnstoneM. Sanderson
M. BathR. DeanM. D. LawsR. G. Smith
J. BlakeH. EverettH. M. LloydJ. B. Sweeting
Mrs F. A. BlanchardR. P. C. FormanW. F. MainC. W. Thomas
C. J. BroughamH. FreemanMrs M. D. MaitlandB. W. Tilling
Rev Canon C. M. BrounM. FreemanD. F. ManleyMrs J. E. Townsend
J. M. BrownP. D. GaffeyR. J. MathersDr A. J. Varney
E. J. BurgeD. GouldJ. R. C. MichieR. Veall
Dr J. BurscoughR. R. GreenfieldC. G. MillinA. P. Vick
C. J. & M. P. ButlerR. B. HarlingJ. MortlemanA. J. Wardrop
J. & B. ChennellsD. A. HarrisR. A. NortonM. J. E. Wareham
C. A. ClarkeMrs B. E. HendersonR. J. PalmerP. H. Watkin
S. CollinsP. F. HendersonS. PhillipsMs B. J. Widger
N. ConnaughtonR. HeskethD. Price JonesM. Zeegen
E. CrossMrs N. HobbsJ. H. Russell