Azed Competition No. 1801  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1797  |  1804  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1801 Dec 2006RUSE DE GUERRE normal20


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. F. ManleyUsing crude Greek horse deceptively? Shocking ——!comp. anag. & lit.; ref. Trojan horse
SecondG. H. WillettRussia, greed and half Europe with England’s lead wrecked Bonaparte’s war schemeRus + anag. incl. Eur, E
ThirdC. J. MorseIt’s running rings round enemy, as their leaders swallow practised English fiddleused E gue all in r, r, r, e, & lit.
VHCT. AndersonManoeuvre of usurper with greed for power and energy?anag. incl. greed for p + E, & lit.
VHCM. BarleyAshes’ end augured: twice English err, sadly lacking a plan for victoryanag. incl. s, EE less a
VHCT. C. BorlandDeployment by Germany, for example, infiltrating Maginot’s folly from the eastuse D e.g. all in erreur (rev.), & lit.; ref. M. Line
VHCC. BoydMartial device employed after war’s end – devious Greek lure left King vanquishedr use + anag. less l, K; ref. Trojan horse
VHCC. A. ClarkeOperation embodied in false surrender e.g. concealing half of guns in retreatuse in anag. less (gu)ns (rev.), & lit.
VHCE. CrossDistressed drug user starts to experience extreme reaction, encountering phoney ‘horse’ perhapsanag. incl. first letters; ref. heroin and Trojan war
VHCN. C. DexterFor which, infantry au front being blocked, use a couple of guns derrière possibly?anag. incl. gu(ns) less i, & lit.
VHCC. M. EdmundsUsurer, greed confounded by advocate’s final stratagemanag. + e; ref. Shylock
VHCP. D. GaffeyOne does see EU err with drug war strategyanag.
VHCR. J. HealdMilitary stratagem the French devised and employed, say, in error at Agincourt, being overthrownused e.g. in erreur (rev.)
VHCR. HeskethPossibly Trojan Horse utilized, for example, in French way? Make a mistake getting taken in by thiserr in used e.g. in rue
VHCM. HodgkinTrick employed, say, by Ulysses initially to slip in soldiers?used e.g. U err, all in RE, & lit.
VHCR. J. PalmerWhat could be deployed, say, in Napoleon’s way with resistance by British army unit?used e.g. in rue R RE, & lit.
VHCD. ParfittSubterfuge le leader tried out? Possibly, battlefield ——comp. anag. & lit.
VHCA. PlumbStratagem Russia used with regret, almost, in the wars against the EastRU + anag. incl. regre(t) + E
VHCD. R. RobinsonLearn this! All might well collapse as erreurs du généralcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. C. TeutonUsurer consumed with greed adopts a little extortion stratagemanag. + e

HCs in competition 1801 awarded to:

D. AppletonG. CuthbertB. MacReamoinnD. P. Shenkin
D. & N. AsplandD. J. Dare-PlumptonN. MacSweeneyD. J. Short
M. BarkerR. DeanP. W. MarlowI. Simpson
D. J. BexsonV. DixonP. McKennaP. L. Stone
C. J. BroughamW. DreverRev M. R. MetcalfD. H. Tompsett
Rev Canon C. M. BrounA. S. EverestC. G. MillinJ. R. Tozer
B. BurtonN. C. GoddardT. J. MooreyM. Wainwright
B. ButlerM. GoodliffeT. D. NichollMs S. Wallace
D. A. CampbellJ. GrimesF. R. PalmerR. J. Whale
Mrs M. J. CansfieldD. V. HarryG. S. ParsonsJ. Woodall
P. CargillE. J. HoweMrs E. M. PhairDr E. Young
N. ConnaughtonE. C. LanceD. Price JonesR. Zara
R. M. S. CorkJ. P. LesterW. Ransome 
K. W. CrawfordM. A. Macdonald-CooperM. Sanderson