Azed Competition No. 1633  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1628  |  1637  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1633 Sep 2003EMPATRON / WINTERLY Right and Left23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstM. BarleyIn vintage form, champion English tramp gleefully upon dismal Welsh and cross trylineE + anag. + on; W + anag.
SecondC. R. GumbrellBleak victory, Troy prematurely discounting a bad omen about trap, managed back in days gone bywin t e(a)rly; anag. in anag.
ThirdA. J. WardropDesolate, having blown rent in crafty perm rashly including a ton on one-time championanag. in wily; a t in anag. + on
VHCJ. R. BeresfordMen cut short patrol at sea to help Arctic tern oiled in slickanag. less l; anag. in wily
VHCC. BoydMiserable, weak and entirely lacking energy, wretched tramp giddily takes refuge in one battered old hauntw + anag. less E; anag. in anag.
VHCB. BurtonNeeding to be cheered up? Tasting is just starting in winery (litre included – a port men especially favour)t and l in winery; anag.
VHCE. CrossDismal? Try wine blended with a spot of Lipton’s port, name to conjure with – champion!L in anag.; anag.
VHCD. J. Dare-PlumptonDrab Milan team, missing header, held by astute champion ‘Roma’ with power net shot(I)nter in wily; anag. incl. P
VHCN. C. DexterTo cheer unhappy men with a port wine? Try mixing a dash of lemon in when needing cheeranag.; anag. incl. l
VHCV. DixonSuccess with the box (translating left to right) is not inspiring me on part that’s tricky – help!win + telly with r for l; anag.; ref. puzzle
VHCL. K. EdkinsSmile on, pert Mona with scant mirth, entirely enigmatic with head turnedanag.; anag. with W for E
VHCDr I. S. FletcherDull women in reality? Ones coming out loosely involved romp at heart of calendar the old supportw in + anag. less a, i; anag. incl. en; ref. WI calendar
VHCM. FreemanTramp, one desperate to frequent old tavern in horrid wet railway station, cold and unpleasantanag.; in2 in anag. + rly; station vtr.
VHCR. HeskethWelsh football team in Italy, lousy on the wings – dismal team prone to collapse without bit of enthusiastic supportW + Inter + l, y; anag. less e
VHCM. HodgkinWhat light from yonder window breaks? Dodging the —— hour, how dreary east softly enters at morn’s crack – perchance Juliet’s backcomp. anag.(?); E + p in anag.
VHCJ. C. LeylandI’ll try new left parting after rinse, blue as before, back combed not a permanag. less l; anag.
VHCD. F. ManleyDepressing gain dreadfully made with wife abandoned to champion offering new deal in open martwin + ter(rib)ly; anag.; ref. ‘The Mayor of Casterbridge’, ch. 1
VHCJ. R. C. MichieFavour old, dishevelled tramp with one truly non-U wine, poured without cheeranag.; anag. less U
VHCC. G. MillinChampion team with new pro unusually sombre, with Milan team taking league final in Mayanag. incl. n; w Inter l y
VHCW. Murphy‘Porter man’ refusing right out to humour miserable old drunk imbibing long after time, so, no goanag. less r; t + er(go) + l, all in winy
VHCA. RothTop A&R men mistakenly give encouragement to miserable Welsh nit jigging around with broken lyreanag.; W + anag. + anag.
VHCN. G. ShippobothamTry wine left to mature, wanting sunshine to promote early port – means nearly all fermentinganag. incl. l; anag. less s
VHCDr M. C. WhelanFrequent toper, man crashes wetly in, runs shakily, cheerlessanag.; anag. incl. r

HCs in competition 1633 awarded to:

D. AppletonG. CuthbertP. HeffernanW. Ransome
D. ArthurL. J. DavenportA. HodgsonD. R. Robinson
J. BakerP. A. DaviesR. J. HooperM. Sanderson
E. A. BeaulahMs N. DavisJ. R. H. JonesV. Seth
Mrs F. A. BlanchardW. DuffinMrs J. MackieD. P. Shenkin
Rev Canon C. M. BrounC. M. EdmundsW. F. MainD. J. Short
E. J. BurgeMs D. FairhallM. MartinT. Smith
J. BurscoughP. D. GaffeyL. MarzillierJ. R. Tozer
T. ButcherP. GatelyP. McKennaG. H. Willett
Mrs M. J. CansfieldN. C. GoddardT. J. MooreyC. Young
R. CohenR. R. GreenfieldF. R. PalmerDr E. Young
A. CoxR. GriffinR. Phillips 
K. W. CrawfordD. V. HarryD. Price Jones