Azed Competition No. 1775  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1771  |  1779  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1775 Jun 2006ROUGH-AND-READY normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstDr E. YoungA hard tussle with Dr E. Young plainly winning?anag.
SecondV. DixonLike ‘can belto’ tenors, say, producing disgust in Covent Garden, awe among someug in ROH + dread in any; Royal Opera House
ThirdJ. C. LeylandDoes Ryanair save one dough, dear? Not half, it’s ‘no frills’anag. less I incl. de(ar)
VHCD. ArthurReach hundred having been dropped, with a dodgy run in a scramble – crude but effectiveanag. less C
VHCM. BarleyWhat you regard as handy, if crude, could be … this, say?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCC. J. BroughamIn case of robbery, criminal adored a hung juryanag. in r, y; jury- = makeshift, without hyphen in Collins
VHCB. BurtonFor sort of repair newspaper DIY column may suggest, search through and read yesterday’s!hidden
VHCM. CoatesYour garden had run wild, uncultivated but pleasantanag.
VHCN. C. DexterWith no finishing touches added, you go and hurry work? With such an outcome!anag. less final letters
VHCDr I. S. FletcherHash or ecstasy a handy drug providing quick fix?anag. incl E
VHCL. M. InmanThat’ll do, Andy deari.e. anag. of last two words
VHCG. JohnstoneRegard your hand … discard King then finesse. It’s easily improvisedanag. less R
VHCM. MoranServing well enough, unshaven Agassi has advantage against unknownrough André ad y; ref. tennis player
VHCC. J. MorseBully and greens is nice enough (but not refined)rough and ready
VHCD. ParfittHick, perhaps, having smashed boundary, charged, getting out caught and bowledanag. less c, b; ref. Graeme H., cricket
VHCW. RansomeRude, with a bit of gracelessness, or handy, knocked upanag. incl a g, & lit.
VHCM. SandersonBully plus bread makes such a meal?rough and ready
VHCN. G. ShippobothamLike Prescott, could it be argued? Or handy, in a tussleanag. & lit.; ref. John P.’s reputation
VHCMs A. TerrillCrude, but effective from Hoylake’s long grass, Funk holes onerough + dread in any; ref. Fred F., US golfer
VHCR. C. TeutonLike a quick fix? Try tripping on hard drug, yea?anag.
VHCJ. R. TozerSo Lady Chatterley saw her lover adorn her with gaudy blooms?anag.; bloom = flourish
VHCR. J. WhaleIt could be argued – handy or improvised?anag. & lit.
VHCMs B. J. WidgerUncultivated, your garden had gone to seedanag.
VHCA. J. YoungRun up from long grass near fairway – some that fear wedges will succeedrough + dread in any

HCs in competition 1775 awarded to:

G. AldermanT. J. DonnellyMrs S. G. JohnsonR. J. Palmer
D. AppletonP. EustaceE. C. LanceM. L. Perkins
W. G. ArnottJ. FrancisC. LovingG. Perry
D. & N. AsplandP. D. GaffeyD. LythallD. Sargent
M. BathR. R. GreenfieldMrs J. MackieDr S. J. Shaw
T. C. BorlandJ. GrimesI. G. MacnivenA. Streatfield
C. BoydJ. P. GuiverW. F. MainC. W. Thomas
Rev Canon C. M. BrounR. J. HealdD. F. ManleyMrs C. Velarde
E. J. BurgeM. HeeryP. W. MarlowL. Ward
C. J. & M. P. ButlerP. F. HendersonJ. MasonG. H. Willett
D. A. CampbellR. HeskethC. G. MillinD. C. Williamson
Mrs M. J. CansfieldB. HitmanT. J. MooreyK. Wilson
C. A. ClarkeC. HollandT. D. NichollJ. S. Witte
N. ConnaughtonW. JacksonD. J. R. Ogilvie 
G. CuthbertMrs S. D. JohnsonF. R. Palmer