Azed Competition No. 1628  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1624  |  1633  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1628 Aug 2003ENCOMION normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. P. GuiverReckless CO’s mention in dispatches isn’t ground for high commendationanag. less anag.
SecondJ. C. LeylandPlonk importer’s first into inferior Macon, one lacking a bouqueti in anag. less a
ThirdR. PhillipsIn come larks leading elevated exaltationanag. + on; elevated = tipsy, see exaltation
VHCJ. R. BeresfordWhen one sadly departs, a moving —— could be seen as nomicanag. less anag., & lit.
VHCC. J. BroughamHigh commendation (without hint of misdeeds and a little overblown?)anag. less m and tad (rev.), & lit.
VHCE. J. BurgeOrder men in circle round CO for a speech of conmmendationCO in anag. incl. O
VHCR. DeanComplimentary remarks involved in come-on?anag.
VHCN. C. DexterIt’s encompassing foremost feature of individual on passing awayencom(passing) + i + on, & lit.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherOne in slips written about compiler’s first three?com in anag., & lit.; ref. AZ slip
VHCR. R. GreenfieldPayment of tribute can bear grievously on incomeanag.
VHCJ. GrimesShow love for maiden in mnemonic moving tributeanag. with 0 for m
VHCC. R. GumbrellSee cracking person recalled by flatterer, in bidding farewell, with this?C in one (rev.) + m(in)ion, & lit.
VHCP. HeffernanOnce broken down on motorway, no reversing will get praiseanag. + M1 + no (rev.)
VHCDr A. J. HowiePraising Monica L., one upset ex VP Goreanag. less Al; ref. M. Lewinsky, Al G.
VHCD. F. ManleyNumber one, second, …? See name? Ecstasy! ‘High commendation’ brings the reverse!No. I mo C n E (all rev.); ref. AZ results
VHCP. McKennaIcon with endless money being wasted, Lady Pecunia’s remembered here?anag. less y; ref. satirical poem, ‘The Encomion of Lady Pecunia’ by R. Barnfield
VHCC. G. MillinFrantic women headed with coin for the old loosanag. less w; loos = commendation, see los
VHCT. J. MooreyMarks once in middle of floor gone, a tribute to Ajax?anag. incl. M, o; ref. Greek hero and cleaning fluid
VHCC. J. MorseThe leader apart, people with case for commendation will get it(m)en + com(mendat)ion; ref. Prescott’s vain plea for recognition of Blair’s achievements
VHCW. MurphyNice broadcast at the occasion of pinning badge of distinction?OM in anag. + on, & lit.
VHCT. D. NichollNo second century for comic buried amongst ‘none so funny’ praisecomi(c) in anag.; ref. Bob Hope
VHCD. H. TompsettIn brief, it’s Oliver Mellors wreathing with Connie that’s Lawrence’s for natureanag. incl. O. M.; ref. ‘Lady Chatterley’s Lover’
VHCJ. R. Tozer‘Come on in leaps and bounds.’ This is praise indeedanag.
VHCR. J. WhaleNo income, poor and cracking upanag.; crack up = praise

HCs in competition 1628 awarded to:

R. D. AndersonMrs J. CritchleyD. C. JonesW. J. M. Scotland
D. ArthurE. CrossF. P. N. LakeD. P. Shenkin
D. & N. AsplandT. J. DonnellyJ. P. LesterN. G. Shippobotham
B. BalfourL. K. EdkinsP. LloydT. Smith
A. BarkerC. M. EdmundsMrs J. MackieR. Stocks
E. A. BeaulahH. FreemanW. F. MainP. L. Stone
Mrs F. A. BlanchardP. D. GaffeyP. W. MarlowJ. B. Sweeting
R. E. BootG. GoodwinK. E. MilanMs S. Wallace
C. BoydR. HaddockP. M. NavinA. J. Wardrop
Rev Canon C. M. BrounJ. HastieF. R. PalmerW. B. Wendt
J. M. BrownJ. HawkinsMrs E. M. PhairMs B. Widger
Dr J. BurscoughR. HeskethA. PlumbG. H. Willett
B. BurtonA. HodgsonE. PowellA. J. Young
C. A. ClarkeMrs S. D. JohnsonJ. T. PriceDr E. Young
D. C. ClenshawG. JohnstoneM. Sanderson