Azed Competition No. 169  Azed Slip  |  ◀  165  |  174  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
169 Jun 1975THUGGEE normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstW. L. MironWhat the strangling mugger, recognising no limits, might demonstrate(m)ugge(r) in the, & lit.
SecondF. R. PalmerIt’s renewed by the mugger (bar the extremes)anag. incl. (m)ugge(r), & lit.
ThirdR. J. PalmerTermination of a Hindu by heartless gang in the East?u g(an)g in the E, & lit.
VHCC. Allen BakerThe sides of the throttle getting well-nigh squeezed inhugge(d) in t, e, & lit.
VHCA. J. BulmanTime, keep close to, surprise! That’s garrotter’s practicet hug gee2
VHCC. A. ClarkeUnionist bomb thrown back in the sectarian killingU + egg (rev.), all in the
VHCA. L. DennisThe originators of this had unspeakably gruesome garottings esoterically executedinitial letters & lit.
VHCJ. J. GoulstoneGet e.g. heartless Hindu crook to perpetrate thisanag. incl. H(ind)u, & lit.
VHCDr G. B. GreerIn the East, what lies behind onset of mugger without hesitation?(m)ugg(er) in the E, & lit.
VHCR. E. KimmonsA cut-throat convention – follow suit after lead of trumpt + hug gee5
VHCJ. H. C. LeachOval reacts with clamour all round after Thomson’s opener – it’s murderT + egg (rev.) in hue2; ref. Jeff T., Aus. bowler
VHCL. K. MaltbyCross with vast following, including leaders of genius, extirpated pagan killingT + g e in huge; T-cross
VHCD. F. ManleyRope being pulled round Hindu’s head? Local fit of perversityH in tug + gee4, & lit.
VHCD. P. M. MichaelAll in rugger in the form of holy terrorism(r)ugger(r) in the
VHCC. G. MillinRitual murder requiring kind of bandage to go around neckhug in T gee1; T-bandage
VHCC. J. MorseYou see Ulster’s foremost urge reflected in the sectarian killingU + egg (rev.), all in the
VHCR. A. MostynEnormous cut in either side of throat. Golly! It’s the work of a cut-throathug(e) in t gee2
VHCD. S. NagleThis could have made Gurdwara’s head in grip peg outG in hug in tee, & lit.
VHCJ. RevillPulling string – the sort some Indians used – round Hindu’s head?H in tug gee3, & lit.; G-string originally worn by Amerindians, acc. to old edns. of C.
VHCT. E. SandersGet huge – that’s what comes of the fatal practice of going for gorgesanag.
VHCJ. R. StocksVillainy of a mugger’s precursor, ultimately eradicated, in remote parts of the Empirehugge(r) in t, e, & lit.; cf. hugger-mugger
VHCN. C. WormleightonIn extremes of turpitude we have almost embraced homicidal practicehugge(d) in t, e

HCs in competition 169 awarded to:

E. AkenheadM. A. CooperJ. R. KirbyRear Adm W. T. C. Ridley
M. J. BallE. DaviesA. LawrieH. R. Sanders
J. C. BarnesJ. DromeyP. W. W. LeachMrs J. Saunders
W. BoageyJ. A. FinckenH. R. LockhartW. J. M. Scotland
A. G. BogieMrs G. FordC. J. LoweT. A. Simmerson
Rev C. M. BrounN. GambierLieut Col D. MacfieT. A. J. Spencer
J. M. BrownN. C. GoddardB. ManvellF. W. R. Stocks
C. O. ButcherR. J. HooperH. S. MasonG. A. Tomlinson
R. O. CalderE. M. HornbyL. MayMrs M. P. Webber
Mrs M. J. CansfieldMrs N. JarmanA. C. MorrisonM. Wexler
E. A. ClarkeS. H. JarvisD. OgilvieT. Wightman
Mrs C. E. ConstableB. K. KellyS. L. PatonG. H. Willett