Azed Competition No. 1707  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1702  |  1711  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1707 Feb 2005GALENA Definition of Anagram20


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. F. ManleyWhat was assessment of lawn? Good, given a nitrogen-enriched tract of grassalnage; g + a + N in lea; lawn2 = fabric
SecondC. A. ClarkeEnd of voyage, Ellen finally cracks celebratory bottlelagena; e, n in gala (adj); ref. E. MacArthur
ThirdP. McKennaLansbury, say, a chap accepting a leading part in LabourAngela; a L in gena; ref. George/Angela L., Labour politician/American actress
VHCM. BarkerFirst signs of growth appearing – lichen’s elementary new archegonium?anlage; first letters, & lit.
VHCJ. R. BeresfordBottle with a narrow neck – a small space one gets a half-finished ship overlagena; gal(ley) + en + a
VHCN. ConnaughtonGirl with feminine name?Angela; gal + Ena, & lit.
VHCH. FreemanGirl’s nameAngela; gal + Ena, & lit.
VHCP. D. GaffeyWind one must get up after bottlelagena; gale + an (rev.); ref. baby-feeding
VHCR. J. HealdHollow area around inner part of earlagena; a in glen a, & lit.
VHCMrs B. E. HendersonBrazil perhaps disqualifying married men entering a special sporting eventAngela; (m)en in gala; ref. novelist
VHCR. J. HooperTempest with ultimate in rotten acting? It was a fiascolagena; gale n a
VHCDr P. D. KingBottle of old beer is in good nick – if lacking Boddington’s headlagena; ale in g na(B); ref. beer brand
VHCM. D. LawsRejecting whiskey, have nibbles holding beer bottlelagena; ale in gna(w)
VHCJ. R. C. MichieAncient Greek bones found with a bottle from antiquitylagena; Galen a
VHCR. MurdochAnswer in depression: a bottle!lagena; a in glen + a
VHCW. MurphyConstant drinkers tackling endless days of going without a bottlelagena; Len(t) in g AA
VHCC. OgilvieOne resident in Border valley with a view of the Tweedalnage; a in glen + a
VHCR. J. PalmerA lobe’s first appearing in side of face could be thisanlage; a l in gena, & lit.
VHCW. RansomeBeer in gallons not available – outdated form of measurementalnage; ale in g n/a
VHCH. R. SandersFoaming ale naturally shows up this ancient bottlelagena; hidden

HCs in competition 1707 awarded to:

G. AldermanC. DaffernA. LaneD. J. Short
T. AndersonR. DeanJ. C. LeylandP. Thacker
F. AnstisP. DendyP. W. MarlowC. W. Thomas
W. G. ArnottN. C. DexterG. L. McStravickD. H. Tompsett
D. ArthurV. DixonK. MilanJ. R. Tozer
M. BathT. J. DonnellyC. G. MillinA. P. Vick
C. J. BroughamA. G. FlemingT. J. MooreyP. J. Wagstaffe
Rev Canon C. M. BrounDr I. S. FletcherG. S. ParsonsMs S. Wallace
E. J. BurgeR. R. GreenfieldJ. PearceA. J. Wardrop
B. BurtonP. HallM. L. PerkinsR. J. Whale
P. CargillM. J. HanleyG. PerryDr E. Young
B. CheesmanD. V. HarryD. Price Jones 
R. M. S. CorkM. T. HartD. P. Shenkin 
T. CoventryW. JacksonD. Shiell