Azed Competition No. 1541  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1537  |  1544  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1541 Dec 2001CHUPRASSY normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstP. W. MarlowPage, say? Such works acquiring rupeesr in anag. incl. p, & lit.
SecondR. HeskethBoss pays such rupeesanag. incl. r, & lit.
ThirdS. CollinsMarshal pays such with rupees?anag. incl. r, & lit.
VHCM. BarleySee helper that carries baggage around, pocketing rupeesC + r in PA in hussy, & lit.
VHCM. BathPage such as leaders of yesteryear’s raj directedanag. incl. p, y, r, & lit.
VHCE. A. BeaulahHype’s beginning in the press – with Prince for example dismissing a subordinate?h in CUP + ras + s(a)y; ref. sacking of M. Bolland, Price Charles’s aide
VHCJ. R. BeresfordSuch as dashed with press release in back of gharry?PR in anag. + y, & lit.
VHCB. BurtonAttendant you may obtain by punctuating call at intervals with ‘Get a move on!’ and ‘Blockhead!’hup, ass separately in cry, & lit.
VHCC. A. ClarkeDomestic pussy-cat’s lost tail tangling with Henry and Rexanag. less t, incl. H, R
VHCM. CoatesRupee pays such to be orderlyanag. incl. r, & lit.
VHCV. DixonAssistant head seemingly gutted, overcome by children in revoltch. up + ras s(eemingl)y
VHCD. GoddenSyrup has start of cough beaten for one busy in officeanag. incl c
VHCC. R. GumbrellOrderly form of pyramid, such as we see amid desertanag. less amid
VHCR. HaddockIndian runner with terribly achy spurs?anag.; breed of duck
VHCMrs J. Mackie—— that’s out with me could be loaded with my purchasescomp. anag. & lit.; loaded = drunk
VHCD. F. ManleyExotic office employee revelling as ‘saucy seraph’ – a bit of embarrassment one could do withoutanag. less a e; ref. Xmas parties
VHCR. J. PalmerOne could deliver odd letters for party such as found in a messanag. incl. p(a)r(t)y, & lit.
VHCR. PhillipsI’m about to go on runs when needed by secretary dispatching internal lettersc hup r as + s(ecretar)y, & lit.
VHCD. P. ShenkinIndian orderly arranged us charpoys, lacking nothinganag. less 0
VHCN. G. ShippobothamHas curry plates laid out? Could apply to alert ——comp. anag. & lit.
VHCP. L. StoneOne running for office has PR guys chosen primarily for good spinninganag. with c for g
VHCJ. B. SweetingOne who served a formation of us chaps, leaders of yesteryear’s Rajanag. incl. y, R, & lit.
VHCR. J. WhaleHe’d get changed to deliver us arch-spy: that is kind of Batman!anag.; ref. Bruce Wayne / Batman character
VHCD. C. Williamson‘Are you being served?’ suggests one who could be arch with pussyanag.; ref. Mrs Slocum in TV sitcom

HCs in competition 1541 awarded to:

W. AndersonR. V. DeardenJ. C. LeylandD. R. Robinson
D. AppletonMrs P. DiamondH. M. LloydW. J. M. Scotland
D. W. ArthurT. J. DonnellyC. J. LoweD. Tilley
D. AshcroftC. M. EdmundsW. F. MainMrs J. E. Townsend
C. BoydH. FreemanC. MarkwickJ. R. Tozer
E. J. BurgeG. I. L. GraftonL. MarzillierMrs C. Velarde
Dr J. BurscoughR. R. GreenfieldP. McKennaA. J. Wardrop
D. A. CampbellJ. GrimesB. G. MidgleyMs B. J. Widger
P. CargillM. T. HartT. J. MooreyJ. S. Witte
D. C. ClenshawR. J. HealdC. J. MorseJ. Woodall
G. ClydeMs M. JanssenW. MurphyW. Woodruff
N. ConnaughtonMrs D. B. JenkinsonF. R. PalmerDr E. Young
R. M. S. CorkG. JohnstoneC. Pearson 
A. CoxJ. R. H. JonesG. Perry 
L. J. DavenportF. P. N. LakeR. Perry