Azed Competition No. 1563  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1559  |  1567  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1563 May 2002SLYBOOTS normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstM. BathA tinker with the computer starts one learning some dodgesSly boots; ref. ‘Taming of the Shrew’
SecondR. DeanOne leaving Sibyl’s too confused to become a user of guileanag. less I; ref. giver of ambiguous advice
ThirdH. FreemanOne like TV’s Basil to Sybil – so silly, one must get divorcedanag. less I; ref. Basil Brush, ‘Fawlty Towers’
VHCM. Barley‘Artful Dodger’ fits into story about abandoned boyanag. in slots; ref. ‘Oliver Twist’
VHCJ. R. BeresfordArtful Dodger: the first to spy lost boy Twists + anag.
VHCC. A. ClarkeNothing in lobby system is manipulated – spinning by me exceptedcomp. anag. incl. 0, & lit.; ref. spin doctor
VHCR. M. S. CorkBoy with Twist pokes into pockets and bolts: Artful Dodger, perhaps?anag. in slots
VHCC. R. GumbrellDodger? Term for Dawkins, boy that’s rifled many pocketss + anag. in lots; ref. Artful D.
VHCW. JacksonCovert gives advantage to old foxsly boots
VHCJ. C. LeylandWho’s devious – bit of a liar too – S. Byers, without hesitation?anag. incl. l less er; ref. Stephen B., Govt. Min. accused of deception
VHCD. W. MackieNaughty boy’s into sluts, admitting love for high-class foxy typeanag. in sluts with 0 for U
VHCMrs J. MackieWalrus, for instance: great in tears a-bolting oysterscomp. anag.; ref. ‘The Walrus and the Carpenter’
VHCD. F. ManleyFox gets nothing by jumping up in fits in story0 by (all rev.) in slots; ref. Aesop
VHCP. W. MarlowFox and Sky emptied OB slot for broadcastanag. incl. S(k)y; ref. news channels
VHCJ. McGheeStallone kicks cute ass maybe?Sly boots; ref. Sylvester S.
VHCF. R. PalmerThe Artful Dodger, notoriously training boys to steal, if wanting a mealanag. incl. s(tea)l
VHCJ. PearceTwist very nearly stole with boys for Fagin, sayanag. less e
VHCR. PhillipsExtra in wicket’s arising from one that’s wideby in stool’s (all rev.)
VHCM. SandersonIlly whacker? His crooked cries take in tonst in sly boos; Aus. slang
VHCJ. B. SweetingAn artful dodger fits into a story about troubled boyanag. in slots
VHCJ. R. TozerThe Cunning Little Vixen solos by Garrett, in fine fettleanag. incl. t; in fine = finally; ref. Janáček opera, Lesley G.
VHCA. P. VincentWeasel classified by stoolsanag.

HCs in competition 1563 awarded to:

D. AppletonN. C. DexterR. J. HooperW. Ransome
D. AshcroftW. E. DillonMrs S. D. JohnsonD. Roseveare
E. A. BeaulahV. DixonG. JohnstoneN. G. Shippobotham
R. BeavenA. J. DornM. JonesT. Smith
J. G. BoothJ. DromeyJ. KearneyC. M. Steele
Rev Canon C. M. BrounC. M. EdmundsF. P. N. LakeMs M. Stokes
E. J. BurgeR. FishleighMiss G. M. MayMrs C. Velarde
Dr J. BurscoughE. G. FletcherC. G. MillinA. J. Wardrop
B. BurtonMrs C. GeorgeW. MurphyM. J. E. Wardrop
D. A. CampbellH. J. GodwinR. Parry-MorrisR. J. Whale
P. CargillJ. P. GuiverG. PerryF. Wheen
M. CasserleyD. HarrisR. PerryDr M. C. Whelan
L. J. DavenportA. HodgsonD. PritchardD. C. Williamson