Azed Competition No. 1567  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1563  |  1572  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1567 Jun 2002QUEEN normal27


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. G. ShippobothamClue leads to Elizabeth, now enjoying quinquagesimal upliftanag. of first letters, & lit.
SecondC. J. BroughamOdd name for Romeo!queer with n for R, & lit.; NATO alphabet
ThirdF. P. N. LakeEquestrian on losing streak finds form to finish No. 1 at Windsoranag. less stria
VHCD. W. ArthurRock Group: one with R & B capabilities2 mngs.; ref. chess
VHCM. BarleyAbdicate? No question of it yet, in short, for mequ(it) + e’en, & lit.
VHCJ. R. BeresfordOne half of quid still shows our crowned headqu(id) + e’en, & lit.; as if spoken by HM
VHCJ. G. BoothNancy is arrived at by what from Dijon leads east and northque (Fr.) + E N
VHCA. CoxPuff piece to promote band4 mngs.
VHCN. C. DexterFor whom it’s now annus non ingloriosus – neque horribilisanag. & lit.; neque (L.) = and not
VHCV. DixonFruit: Victoria, say?2 mngs.
VHCA. J. DornMercury et al: possibly Gustav’s best-loved piece?2 mngs.; ref. Freddie M., King G. of Sweden, G. Holst’s ‘The Planets’
VHCR. R. GreenfieldDame? I could be that in Frenchi.e. que en; ref. French playing cards and chess
VHCJ. F. GrimshawEffeminate role Bogart played, suffering loss of good nameQuee(g) + n; ref. ‘The Caine Mutiny’
VHCJ. P. Guiver‘Eat quince I sliced!’ Buffet for this pussy cat?comp. anag. less I; ref. ‘The Owl and the Pussy-cat’
VHCC. R. GumbrellSingular noun representing Reginaqueer with n for R, & lit.
VHCR. HumphriesRoyal Peculiar?2 mngs.
VHCJ. LecteNoble equestrian force might provide celebrations for hercomp. anag. & lit.
VHCJ. C. LeylandPawn in extremis antique engagement ring?hidden; ref. chess
VHCD. F. ManleyMay and others gave nation something to celebrate in 19532 mngs.; ref. Brian M., Coronation, Peter M. of Ashes-winning team
VHCT. J. MooreySwitzerland unsettled, cool winds backing on Lake Constance?e in quen(CH); ref. Queen C. of Castile or France; wind2 = encircle
VHCP. M. NavinCrisp – Golden Wonder’s the nation’s leader2 mngs.; ref. Quentin C. and Jubilee
VHCT. D. NichollMaybe Elton ranks above Jack, Freddie & co.3 mngs.; ref. E. John, playing cards, rock group
VHCJ. PearceYou might see her and ‘tails’ in sequential runcomp. anag. & lit.; ref. tossing of coin
VHCJ. R. TozerTabby’s funny technique when scratching awkward itchcomp. anag.
VHCD. C. WilliamsonWaxing equine, one is lost in oneselfanag. less I, & lit.; royal form of reference
VHCJ. WoodallEloquent lady, waving, makes her fifty (fifty!) todaycomp. anag. incl. L, L, & lit.
VHCDr E. YoungGroup match two for Henry, and a red card?2 mngs.; ref. Henry VIII’s second wife on playing card, and Thierry H. in World Cup

HCs in competition 1567 awarded to:

B. BalfourM. CutterR. J. HooperR. Phillips
E. A. BeaulahL. J. DavenportN. InglisD. Price Jones
R. E. BootR. V. DeardenW. JacksonD. Protheroe
H. J. BradburyT. J. DonnellyMs J. JessonH. L. Rhodes
J. M. BrownW. DuffinI. JonesV. Seth
E. J. BurgeW. P. M. FieldM. D. LawsD. P. Shenkin
Dr J. BurscoughH. FreemanMrs J. MackieJ. B. Sweeting
B. BurtonD. FrickerP. W. MarlowA. J. Wardrop
Mrs M. J. CansfieldJ. GrimesI. MorganG. H. Willett
M. CasserleyR. HeskethC. J. MorseK. Wilson
N. ConnaughtonM. HillF. R. PalmerW. Wynne Willson