Azed Competition No. 1428  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1424  |  1433  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1428 Oct 1999CRICETID normal20


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. Price JonesMention this rodent and you’ll hear scream on chair‘cry seated’, & lit.?
SecondD. F. ManleyComedian’s original food – one revealed in vacuous tabloid!c + rice + I in t(abloi)d, & lit.; ref. ‘Sun’ headline, ‘Freddie Starr Ate My Hamster’
ThirdC. R. GumbrellYou’ll find this one’s done in once rodenticide’s workedcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCM. BarleySprinkle rodenticide about to have done with this?comp. anag. incl. c, & lit.
VHCC. J. BroughamColt on cereal three times a day – a small animal needing loads to stuff its face?c rice tid
VHCC. A. ClarkeConservative right in charge – upset veteran saying, ‘It’s lemming-like’C r i/c + dite (rev.)
VHCV. DixonPet you might think to call ‘Baggy’? That’d be sound‘cry seated’; see seat vb
VHCH. FreemanObject of Freddie Starr headline maybe is help to expedite circulation going uphidden rev.; ref. ‘F. S. Ate My Hamster’
VHCG. I. L. GraftonI ride with Cyclists’ Touring Club, worrying that my cheeks will carry big loadanag. incl. CTC
VHCR. HealdI’ll have scurried round putting away odd morsels, pouching nuts etc?I in alternate letters round anag., & lit.
VHCJ. C. LeylandBusy, endlessly busy I run inside wheeltec I r in dic(k) (all rev.), & lit.
VHCR. K. LumsdonI’m being ratty – paddy got into about three times a dayrice in c tid; being noun
VHCT. J. MooreyKnight off his game told to forget South Africa – rotten perhapscric(k)et + (SA)id; ref. Nick K.; rotten2
VHCR. A. NortonHamster perhaps leads to creative reportage involving comic’s atrocious dietfirst letters + anag.; ref. ‘Sun’ headline, ‘Freddie Starr Ate My Hamster’
VHCR. J. PalmerOne’s partial to expedite circles, given a wheelhidden rev., & lit.
VHCJ. PearceRodent desperate bosses of TV channel introduced, eventually revived declining consumer interestanag. of first letters; ref. Roland Rat
VHCR. StocksHamster? It’d circle crazily having lost end of treadmillanag. less l
VHCA. StreatfieldWork criticised is taken off; some call it ‘Hammy’anag. less is; ref. H. the Hamster
VHCJ. R. TozerScatter rodenticide about and have done with me?comp. anag. incl. c, & lit.
VHCR. J. WhaleI’m largely content to expedite circular wheelinghidden rev., & lit.

HCs in competition 1428 awarded to:

D. AppletonE. G. FletcherF. P. N. LakeD. Pendrey
E. A. BeaulahM. FreemanM. D. LawsJ. & E. J. Phillips
Rev Canon C. M. BrounP. D. GaffeyJ. P. LesterA. J. Pinel
E. J. BurgeN. C. GoddardJ. A. LiddleD. R. Robinson
Dr J. BurscoughS. GouldMrs J. MackieM. Sanderson
Mrs M. J. CansfieldB. GrabowskiMrs M. D. MaitlandC. M. Steele
J. & B. ChennellsMrs E. GreenawayP. W. MarlowR. E. R. Thomas
N. ConnaughtonR. R. GreenfieldC. G. MillinL. Ward
E. CrookJ. GrimesC. J. MorseA. J. Wardrop
K. J. CrookD. HarrisJ. MortlemanG. H. Willett
D. J. Dare-PlumptonMrs B. E. HendersonG. NetleyM. A. L. Willey
A. J. DornR. HeskethM. A. O’HaganD. Williamson
W. DuffinB. C. HowlettF. R. PalmerW. Wynne Willson
C. M. EdmundsG. JohnstoneC. Pearson