Azed Competition No. 1766  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1762  |  1771  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1766 Apr 2006GEST Printer’s Devilry28


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. C. DexterPanel of jud/o OK decision and settle ‘dan’ award 
SecondJ. BainesMen, a/unt Edna, scent romantic involvement 
ThirdE. C. LanceTouring actors in south London sta/re at ham performanceStreatham
VHCT. AndersonRutting by sta/r actor is objective of many birds! 
VHCM. Barker‘Uncle’s ample: d/on your fullest support’, says George, familiarlyBlair, Bush
VHCM. BarleyAfter having some UN official stop pa/rade, Unionists call for formal talks 
VHCM. BathDoes interest Char/ing Cross/Bank customer 
VHCRev Canon C. M. BrounSuccess at Nottingham For/est – team spirit 
VHCE. J. BurgeProducer sta/r avers ‘Farces at their best in the Aldwych’ref. Ben Travers
VHCC. DaffernYou may find lobster ca/rapace specimens off the coast at Berwick 
VHCV. DixonPublic protest in galle/ry by barbarians shouldn’t have been allowedref. rugby
VHCDr I. S. FletcherThose administering mass a/re at one using hands 
VHCD. V. HarryHow should Briton pay for pass (A/er Lingus) able to get him anywhere? 
VHCC. & C. HintonAt Tokyo festival the origami competition will come before the jud/o day 
VHCD. F. ManleySuccessful girl maybe, shamelessly touting herb – a d/ill one, bay?ref. selling of Blue Peter badges on eBay
VHCT. D. NichollTell the removal men that the Frid/ay’s OK 
VHCR. J. PalmerHomer’s an oaf despite mar/rying to reform himref. The Simpsons
VHCD. ParfittWill, the bad golfer, swings and we d/uck as he is in bunker 
VHCD. Price JonesApplicator for hiding wrinkles or a n/ick is used by Azed, for exampleorange stick; ref. AZ’s Playfair preamble
VHCD. SargentNaturalist is familiar with the mountain gor/illa bounding in vegetation 
VHCS. & J. ShawFor man I cure of cut I clean (or a n/ick is needed) 
VHCD. P. ShenkinThe Ministry’s crap – pedantic on/ion measures, etc 
VHCP. L. StoneI like blood or a n/asty bit of flesh 
VHCR. C. TeutonIt’s wrongdoing man I cure without a fine or a n/ick 
VHCK. ThomasWily Bunter: ‘Do d/uck shop payment for buns’. 
VHCD. H. TompsettThe Abbey’s director never rated the laid-back syn/archyref. J. M. Synge, playwright, Abbey theatre
VHCA. J. WardropIn Regent’s Park theatre sta/r eats alfresco 
VHCD. C. WilliamsonIf pa/inting is pinkish you could be looking at theft!ref. Financial Times

HCs in competition 1766 awarded to:

D. ArthurK. W. CrawfordR. J. HooperD. Sharp
D. & N. AsplandE. CrossD. C. JonesN. G. Shippobotham
M. L. AutonR. DeanJ. R. H. JonesR. G. Smith
J. R. BeresfordM. DraperS. LewisG. R. E. Spark
C. BoydW. DreverJ. C. LeylandC. M. Steele
J. M. BrownC. M. EdmundsP. LongJ. R. Tozer
J. BurscoughA. S. EverestD. R. F. LucasMrs T. G. Treanor
B. ButlerC. D. S. & E. A. FieldP. W. MarlowC. J. A. Underhill
Mrs M. J. CansfieldW. P. FieldL. F. MarzillierMs S. Wallace
P. CargillH. FreemanR. MayledJ. Waterton
P. A. CashP. D. GaffeyP. McKennaR. J. Whale
B. CheesmanG. I. L. GraftonC. G. MillinT. Whittaker
F. ClementsJ. GrimesT. J. MooreyG. H. Willett
D. C. ClenshawJ. P. GuiverW. MurphyS. Williams
N. ConnaughtonR. J. HealdF. R. PalmerR. Zara
R. M. S. CorkR. HeskethM. L. Perkins 
T. CoventryA. HodgsonW. Ransome