Azed Competition No. 1676  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1672  |  1680  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1676 Jul 2004CRINGE-MAKING normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. GrimesGinger McCain splashed out a thousand for colt of very little meritanag. with K for c; ref. racehorse trainer
SecondC. G. MillinPhone in church and chatter about family, causing great embarrassmentring in CE + kin in mag
ThirdR. HeskethHaving to tinkle during Church Assembly can be acutely embarrassingring in CE + making
VHCM. BarleyMega unseemly – for example, grandad being into music’s latest band?anag. + kin, all in c ring, & lit.
VHCJ. R. Beresford—— grime can unsettle one occupying the throneanag. + king, & lit.; ref. lavatory graffiti
VHCC. BoydWhat’s sickening? Rattled France’s second nicking gameanag. incl r; ref. Euro 2004
VHCC. J. BroughamGrig’s happy with nickname ‘Squirmy’anag.; happy = mildly drunk
VHCC. J. & M. P. ButlerSickening concoction of double gin and marc with two parts of sakeanag. incl. gin, gin, (sa)ke
VHCP. CargillStomach-turning onset of Kray gang in crime waveanag. incl. K
VHCC. A. ClarkeConcealing joint, Mick Jagger, ninety, half cut, is prancing about – it’s ——anag. incl. nin(ety) less J, & lit.
VHCM. CoatesUncontrolled smacking in rage, as about to be banned, is sickeninganag. less as (rev.)
VHCMs B. CoventryIt’s SO embarrassing – with woe, we could see a Greek win coming!comp. anag.; ref. Euro 2004
VHCC. M. EdmundsGod-awful bells in church – who brought up Martin Luther?ring in CE + ma King
VHCR. R. GreenfieldKnight detected in unseemly grimace before HM: that could be ——N in anag. + king, & lit.
VHCC. R. GumbrellSegment of worm found in cold mutton, a piece of poor qualityring in c em a king
VHCJ. C. LeylandLicking German in war – Basil’s ultimate unmentionable? Quiteanag. less l; ref. classic ‘Fawlty Towers’ episode
VHCD. F. ManleyRank comedian’s gig b—— awful – so that bad?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCC. J. MorseCrown jewel hiding in pocket, leading to a top royal’s shamingin in cr. gem + a king
VHCD. R. RobinsonA doubly no good limerick with line blue-pencilled could possibly be thisanag. incl. ng ng less l, & lit.
VHCJ. R. TozerGreeks won, in magic form: we so harshly lost it’s ——anag. less anag., & lit.; ref. Euro 2004
VHCMrs M. VincentWhatever’s band in church performing? It’s excruciating!ring in CE + making
VHCA. J. WardropWhat ginger camiknickers, half falling off, might be?anag. incl. camikn(ickers), & lit.
VHCC. WestonGinger Mick, an oddball likely to leave Simply Redanag.; ref. pop singer M. Hucknall
VHCR. J. WhaleWhat’s most ——? Possibly R. Atkinson g-gem when let loose with miccomp. anag. & lit.; ref. Ron A.’s racist gaffe on air
VHCG. H. WillettExcruciating contralto with bell-like sound on rising note and painful to the earc + ring + me (rev.) + ‘aching’

HCs in competition 1676 awarded to:

D. AppletonR. DeanL. MackinnonG. C. Rosser
M. BarkerP. DendyN. MacSweeneyM. Sanderson
M. BathN. C. DexterW. F. MainN. G. Shippobotham
Mrs F. A. BlanchardV. DixonP. W. MarlowP. L. Stone
L. W. BlottJ. DromeyMs E. MetcalfeP. Thacker
E. J. BurgeH. FreemanMs M. MooreMrs J. E. Townsend
Dr J. BurscoughJ. P. GuiverT. J. MooreyA. P. Vick
B. BurtonD. A. HarrisT. D. NichollJ. C. Waterton
D. A. CampbellC. HobbsF. R. PalmerM. H. E. Watson
D. C. ClenshawM. HodgkinR. J. PalmerMs B. Widger
G. ClydeR. JacksD. ParfittJ. S. Witte
N. ConnaughtonF. P. N. LakeD. Price JonesM. J. Wright
M. J. CorlettP. LongW. RansomeDr E. Young
E. CrossR. K. LumsdonN. Roper