Azed Competition No. 1746  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1741  |  1750  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1746 Nov 2005ENTOMIC normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. F. ManleyNo insect, mite could be in —— set, mistakenlycomp. anag. & lit.; mite is an arachnid
SecondM. BarleyCharacteristic of bug – it’s for hiding in small space with microphoneto in en mic
ThirdDr I. S. FletcherDell computer screens are cleared of bugstom in eniac less a; see dell2
VHCB. BurtonConcerned with flies, perhaps (partly open, to micturate)hidden
VHCMrs M. J. CansfieldEpithet given to microlepidoptera, wholly or in parthidden
VHCN. ConnaughtonOrganize rare —— safaris into America’s rainforestcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCK. W. Crawford‘Not mice’ could be descriptive of six-footersanag.
VHCJ. GrimesWhat one changes in mien for parody of flits, sayi.e. changing en to mic in mien = mimic
VHCJ. P. GuiverResiding in Ecuador, I’m not fearful of insectsanag. in EC
VHCR. J. HealdIncome tax cut in US ruled out, sadly, for Wasps and suchlikeanag. less ax
VHCR. J. HooperComputer that Dell’s invested in needs absolute eradicating of bugstom in eni(a)c; see dell2
VHCR. JacksDeveloping nit may become this? No ‘maybe’ involvedanag. less may be, & lit.
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperSupply organised to men in command of soldiers in colonies, typically?anag. + i/c; supply adv.
VHCC. G. MillinNet’s contaminated: micro’s corrupted: run’s aborted it’s all to do with bugsanag. + anag. less r
VHCT. J. MooreyUpshot of Ashes not half gripping for millions of cricket (& other) typesto m in cine(rary) (rev.)
VHCR. S. MorseWasps’ class is epitomised by this nice scrummaging round hookertom in anag.
VHCD. J. R. OgilvieElectronic COMINT purged of bugs?E + anag.
VHCF. R. Palmer‘Divided into three parts’ in Caesar’s first tome (all translated)anag. incl. C; ref. Caesar’s ‘De Bello Gallico’ I,i
VHCR. C. TeutonYou might see hideous nit come to do with bugsanag.; ref. song ‘The Ugly Bug Ball’
VHCD. H. TompsettMillions notice bust on such as Dors and Painted Ladiesanag. incl. m
VHCA. J. WardropTonemic variant of lice, for example (not mice, however)2 anags.
VHCD. C. WilliamsonYou’ll find this is frequently rendered as ‘insectiform’anag. less is fr., & lit.
VHCA. J. YoungCentimo – different version of a mite, sayanag.

HCs in competition 1746 awarded to:

D. AppletonR. DeanE. C. LanceR. Perry
M. BarkerN. C. DexterP. W. MarlowA. Plumb
I. M. BartonW. DreverR. J. MayledW. Ransome
E. J. BurgeH. FreemanP. McKennaA. Streatfield
Dr J. BurscoughG. I. L. GraftonC. J. MorseK. Thomas
D. A. CampbellD. A. HarrisW. MurphyJ. R. Tozer
C. A. ClarkeM. HodgkinT. D. NichollDr E. Young
D. C. ClenshawMrs D. B. JenkinsonR. J. Palmer