Azed Competition No. 1685  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1680  |  1689  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1685 Sep 2004MINO Printer’s Devilry24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. J. ShortTony passes election ad/vert: ‘O Alan, what will Gordon think?’ref. T. Blair, A. Milburn, G. Brown
SecondJ. R. H. JonesBeck, ha/rder to cross, runs wide and deepref. David Beckham
ThirdR. A. Norton Theatre team looks forward to ‘Cats’ revival, but is this to/per able? 
VHCA. G. ChamberlainIf I’d turned up at the pro/per age, army mates would have died of shame 
VHCR. CohenOn losing the race, the favourite wonders why a/t first 
VHCT. J. DonnellyWhen the flamboyant actor died they wrote about ‘the old ha/bits’ 
VHCA. G. FlemingIn sandals I look silly, especially if I a/dd socks 
VHCE. H. FurnivalThe Artful Dodger is a young ga/ffer alwaysgamin
VHCR. R. GreenfieldIn an epidemic MOs should keep cal/culating where the risk is greatest 
VHCC. R. GumbrellPlay-goers boo ha/rder to show disapproval of bad acting 
VHCM. T. HartHaving a sweet tooth, one fancied Ja/ne’s doughnut 
VHCR. HealdAt the kosher restaurant you’ll find on the menu the repast ra/ted for its smoky taste 
VHCG. HigginbothamSpeaker’s final ite/ration brought precision to the argument 
VHCG. Lee‘Ave, r/ustic Kate, my lamb,’ greeted the Scottish shepherd 
VHCP. R. LloydDad gets away with mu/rder to escape the kids 
VHCC. J. MorseUnder neat-ho/use vents lies a foul plot 
VHCR. MurdochHer fingers are unco-ordinated, or, I ga/ther, bent 
VHCD. J. R. OgilvieFollowing a car o/ff ends run in poolcarom
VHCJ. M. Sharman‘You are ver/ily a scoundrel,’ proclaims Micawber, ‘a sheep’s umble’ref. Uriah Heep
VHCJ. R. TozerKeep cal/culations safe, doctors tell anxious parents 
VHCMs S. WallaceSpace accident leaves astronauts facing doo/r, biting capsule 
VHCF. WheenI a/dd socks, having lost many at laundry 
VHCD. WillmottCosmetic surgeon helps patient to get tri/pe ration 
VHCDr E. Young‘The Lady’ is doomed after smart strata ge/t ‘Hello!’ 

HCs in competition 1685 awarded to:

W. G. ArnottC. W. ClenshawC. & C. HintonT. Powell
D. ArthurD. C. ClenshawM. HodgkinJ. T. Price
D. & N. AsplandM. CoatesA. HodgsonD. Price Jones
B. BalfourN. ConnaughtonR. JacksG. Roberts
M. BarleyR. M. S. CorkG. JohnstoneM. Robertson
M. BathE. CrossF. P. N. LakeD. R. Robinson
E. A. BeaulahG. CuthbertE. C. LanceMs K. Saunders
J. BennettC. DaffernJ. P. LesterV. Seth
J. R. BeresfordP. DaunceyJ. C. LeylandN. G. Shippobotham
J. R. BorlandE. DawidR. K. LumsdonR. G. Smith
C. BoydR. DeanW. F. MainB. Solomons
A. BrashN. C. DexterD. F. ManleyP. L. Stone
C. J. BroughamMrs P. DiamondP. W. MarlowJ. Taberner
Rev Canon C. M. BrounV. DixonL. MarzillierB. Tomlinson
E. J. BurgeJ. DromeyR. J. MathersD. H. Tompsett
Dr J. BurscoughN. A. EvansG. M. MayMrs J. E. Townsend
B. BurtonA. S. EverestJ. R. C. MichieC. J. A. Underhill
B. ButlerC. D. S. & E. A. FieldC. G. MillinP. Voogt
J. T. ByrneDr I. S. FletcherT. J. MooreyMs J. Ward
D. A. CampbellP. D. GaffeyW. MurphyA. J. Wardrop
Mrs M. J. CansfieldP. GiacconeS. NaysmithJ. C. Waterton
I. CarrJ. GrimesC. OgilvieM. H. E. Watson
B. CheesmanJ. P. GuiverF. R. PalmerR. J. Whale
C. A. ClarkeM. C. HaugheyR. J. PalmerI. J. Wilcock
M. J. ClarkeP. HeffernanMrs E. M. PhairG. H. Willett