Azed Competition No. 1680  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1676  |  1685  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1680 Aug 2004PILLOW-CUP normal21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. C. DexterWhat’s maybe downed before one’s about to get aloft?pillow c up, & lit; downed = filled with down
SecondDr I. S. FletcherOil plc revised holding with top one for the sack?w in anag. + up; ref. Shell overstating its reserves; one = a drink
ThirdDr E. YoungDouble as you go off cushion and pot?pillow cup; ref. snooker
VHCD. AppletonAlone at ten, this could become a tipple we all count oncomp. anag. & lit.
VHCE. A. BeaulahBall’s in the air after ‘cow’ shot … and last drop of the day?pill + anag. + up
VHCL. W. BlottOn edge about depression after depression? One last drink’s indicatedlip (rev.) + low + cup
VHCC. J. BroughamRetiring creature, bear’s content with holepillow + cup; creature = alcoholic drink; bear = pillow-case
VHCD. A. CampbellHorlicks made by bore with yelp at golf hole?pill ow cup
VHCN. ConnaughtonOut of bed after medicinal one, heading for toilet?pill o(ne) WC + up, & lit.
VHCV. DixonPunch perhaps, going round, that’s imbibed late before move aloftlow (qv) in clip (rev.) + up, & lit.
VHCC. M. EdmundsBass and Trophy after lager, all but the ultimate in drinks?pil(s) + low + cup; beer brands
VHCA. G. FlemingDoctor, with humble lot in life, left lacking something for retirementpil(l) low cup
VHCM. GoodliffeMuggins almost takes wife up a cocoa?w in pilloc(k) + up
VHCR. HeskethCop will look silly in court as the mug having one last drink before crashinganag. + up
VHCM. HodgkinA little Ovaltine after medicine and toilet, before heading bedwards?pill + O + WC + up, & lit.
VHCP. LongIt’s goodnight after this bumper; ball gets wicket in clever couppill + w in anag.
VHCR. K. LumsdonThis at the bed what tipple could be? Could becomp. anag. & lit.
VHCC. G. MillinA tot at bedtime, mostly lager with little vitality, about half a pintpil(s) low cup
VHCD. R. RobinsonMaybe bumper contents of slip adds up to what’s foremost in cluemanshippillow + c + up; ref. AZ slip
VHCR. J. WhaleOut of bed, after badly needing to fill chamberpot, can result from this?ill in po WC + up, & lit.
VHCG. H. WillettNasty ball won trophy, the last one before drawing stumpspill O w cup; nasty n.; one = a drink

HCs in competition 1680 awarded to:

D. & N. AsplandG. CuthbertG. JohnstoneM. Sanderson
M. BarleyC. DaffernJ. P. LesterN. G. Shippobotham
M. BathR. DeanJ. C. LeylandP. L. Stone
J. R. BeresfordJ. DromeyP. R. LloydC. W. Thomas
Mrs F. A. BlanchardW. DuffinN. MacSweeneyD. H. Tompsett
R. E. BootT. EvansD. F. ManleyMrs C. Velarde
T. C. BorlandJ. FrancisP. W. MarlowMs M. Vincent
Rev Canon C. M. BrounH. FreemanK. MilanA. J. Wardrop
E. J. BurgeN. C. GoddardT. J. MooreyP. O. G. White
Dr J. BurscoughR. R. GreenfieldC. J. MorseD. C. Williamson
B. BurtonJ. P. GuiverW. MurphyK. Wilson
C. J. & M. P. ButlerC. R. GumbrellC. OgilvieJ. S. Witte
Mrs M. J. CansfieldD. A. HarrisD. J. R. OgilvieM. J. Wright
C. A. ClarkeC. & C. HintonF. R. PalmerR. Zara
D. C. ClenshawA. HodgsonR. J. Palmer 
R. M. S. CorkR. J. HooperM. L. Perkins 
E. CrossMrs D. B. JenkinsonW. Ransome