Azed Competition No. 1641  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1637  |  1646  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1641 Nov 2003GADGETEER normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstDr I. S. FletcherI, with love for a bit of gismology, could be eccentric to a degreeanag. with g for O, & lit.
SecondC. J. MorseRagged tee shot leaves one with ‘gimmicky’ approachanag.
ThirdV. DixonEager eccentric, embracing what, in doodads, most appears to captivated get in anag., & lit.
VHCJ. R. BeresfordWandering the earth to distribute toys – that’s my obsessiongad Ge teer; ref. Father Christmas
VHCC. J. BroughamProd offspring perpetually (he wallows in jimjams)gad get e’er
VHCE. J. BurgeNovel egg-timer idea? I’m one to get carried away!anag. less I’m I, & lit.
VHCD. C. ClenshawEarly English moulding with egg and dart contrivances delight himanag. incl. EE
VHCN. C. DexterOne’s excitedly greeted introduction of gismos around onea in anag. incl. g, & lit.
VHCH. FreemanSee one who likes taking things apart get ‘E’ grade in Engineeringanag.
VHCC. R. GumbrellRead e.g. rave about hit in Q?get in anag.; ref. music magazine and James Bond character
VHCR. HaddockGee! Grated bananas – I love new ideas!anag.
VHCR. HeskethTotty agreed entertaining brat’s a toy boyget in anag.; see totty1
VHCG. JohnstoneOne given to devices tagged ‘weird’ and ‘almost weird’?anag. + eer(y)
VHCP. LloydClobber agreed and put on child – one who loves jimjamsget in anag.
VHCW. F. MainI could be frightfully eager about introduction of device with baffled get in anag., & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyTagged criminal always being inseparable from his electronic thingamy?anag. + e’er
VHCR. J. PalmerWho could have contrived durable gear e.g. to save labour craftily?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. PhillipsNerd eternally after engineering’s latest promotion?g + ad + get + e’er, & lit.
VHCD. R. RobinsonIngenious geegaw adherent? Could be a —— when excitedcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCM. SandersonNew egg-beater (breadth sacrificed for depth) excites him?anag. with d for b, & lit.
VHCL. WardNut for widgets is ragged, loosely securing pintee in anag.
VHCA. J. WardropWho’s greeted a bit of gismology excitedly?anag. incl. g, & lit.
VHCR. J. WhaleCurse to hit Scrabble player, when you take last letters and get Q, say?gad get + e, e, r; ref. James Bond character

HCs in competition 1641 awarded to:

W. G. ArnottK. W. CrawfordP. W. MarlowD. A. Simmons
D. ArthurE. CrossJ. McGregorP. L. Stone
M. BarleyD. J. Dare-PlumptonP. McKennaJ. B. Sweeting
M. BathA. J. DornC. G. MillinC. W. Thomas
E. A. BeaulahW. DuffinJ. MooreD. H. Tompsett
R. E. BootR. R. GreenfieldT. J. MooreyMrs C. van Starkenburg
C. BoydJ. GrimesF. R. PalmerD. Ward
Rev Canon C. M. BrounD. V. HarryM. L. PerkinsM. H. E. Watson
Dr J. BurscoughM. HodgkinG. PerryG. H. Willett
M. CasserleyW. JacksonW. RansomeD. C. Williamson
B. CheesmanMrs D. B. JenkinsonG. C. RosserJ. S. Witte
C. A. ClarkeN. H. KeirMr & Mrs G. R. ScottK. Wright
P. ColesJ. P. LesterN. G. ShippobothamDr E. Young
N. ConnaughtonJ. C. LeylandD. J. Short