Azed Competition No. 1611  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1606  |  1615  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1611 Apr 2003LEISLER normal21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. R. GumbrellIt’ll need sonar to get about, fluttering and not going astrayanag. less anag., & lit.
SecondMrs E. M. PhairStrip willow of bark, see? Craft it right for a batanag. incl. willow less wow + r
ThirdJ. C. LeylandHammer Horror’s latest is Lee with his leading part in Cousin of the Vampireanag. incl. r, L; ref. Christopher L.
VHCD. AppletonMan typically sheltered by the French resistance is a night flierisle in le R
VHCW. G. ArnottA chap learning to drive relies on wildly swinging the batL + anag.
VHCD. ArthurThis bat and pad if together confuse a slip fieldercomp. anag.
VHCM. BarleyWith me, you could be playing leisurely round – Belfry’s where I hang outcomp. anag. incl. O; ref. ‘bats in the belfry’ and golf course
VHCL. K. EdkinsIll-seer, fluttering?anag. & lit.; ‘blind as a bat’
VHCDr I. S. FletcherRe spell brewed, one for bit of pelt?anag. with I for p; ref. Macbeth 4, i, 15
VHCMrs E. GreenawayI’ll see badly, right?anag. + r, & lit.
VHCR. J. HooperA tea-tray in the sky? I may be taken for one by nonsense versifierLear with Isle for a; ref. L. Carroll, ‘Twinkle, twinkle, little bat’; I = Isle
VHCG. JohnstoneAlice’s tea tray? What could be sillier English for one in flight?anag. with E for I; ref. L. Carroll, ‘Twinkle, twinkle, little bat’
VHCD. F. Manley‘Fledermaus’? Bubbly is recalled with cad being taken awayanag. less cad; ref. last scene of opera
VHCC. J. MorseWith high squeak and round bat’s tail, it gets mistaken for pipistrelleanag. less pip and t, & lit.
VHCR. J. PalmerI’ll see poorly, right?anag. + r, & lit.
VHCR. PhillipsConfusing it with barbastelle confounds this bat and anothercomp. anag. incl. bat, bat
VHCP. L. StonePoor lie troubled Els getting right flier at The Belfryanag. + anag. + r; ref. Ernie E., golf course
VHCR. C. TeutonBelfry being traditionally troublesome riles Els no end?anag. less final s
VHCA. J. WardropSellers, clipping heads of Spike and Secombe, is performing something truly battyanag. less S, S; ref. Goon Show
VHCR. J. WhaleI’ll see poorly and take no central part in Carroll – teller half dropped offanag. + r, Le(w)is (tel)ler, & lit.; ref. dormouse’s ‘Twinkle, twinkle, little bat’
VHCDr E. YoungWith poor lie, Els strays right: is it in The Belfry crowd?anag. + anag. + r; ref. Ernie E., golf course

HCs in competition 1611 awarded to:

J. AilmanR. CobenA. HodgsonD. R. Robinson
E. A. BeaulahE. CrossMrs D. B. JenkinsonJ. H. Russell
J. R. BeresfordD. J. Dare-PlumptonB. JonesM. Sanderson
L. W. BlottR. DeanJ. KnottW. J. M. Scotland
C. J. BroughamN. C. DexterF. P. N. lakeD. P. Shenkin
Rev Canon C. M. BrounW. DuffinW. F. MainD. J. Short
E. J. BurgeC. M. EdmundsP. W. MarlowC. M. Steele
Dr J. BurscoughA. EverestP. McKennaMs M. Stokes
B. BurtonR. FordC. G. MillinC. W. Thomas
C. J. & M. P. ButlerH. FreemanT. J. MooreyDr I. Torbe
D. A. CampbellR. R. GreenfieldW. MurphyJ. R. Tozer
Mrs M. J. CansfieldJ. GrimesF. R. PalmerA. P. Vick
P. CargillR. B. HarlingD. PendreyM. J. E. Wareham
P. D. ChamberlainMs A. HarrisG. PerryD. C. Williamson
D. C. ClenshawR. HeskethR. PerryK. Wilson