Azed Competition No. 1862  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1858  |  1866  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1862 Feb 2008UNALIKE Spoonerisms23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. R. H. JonesOne rustic US soldier has a quid in cheek and chawschalk and cheese; a L in un Ike; ref. Eisenhower
SecondL. WardKnit a con a bit of underwear – mostly plain, to curb overtures from lustful inmatesnot akin; u + l i in nake(d)
ThirdD. H. TompsettSo melodically Gary’s to plink a guitar catching soul of tonalityParry’s to Glinka; (to)nali(ty) in uke; ref. composers
VHCC. J. BroughamUniversity’s not stiff at St Andrews – spot passable nits (for entry)!not passable spits; U na like3; i.e. entry in grid
VHCRev Canon C. M. BrounWhat blight is comparable to whacking unhappy UK alien?white … blacking; anag.
VHCD. A. CampbellIn UK ale is drunk so deep to cheercheap to dear; anag.
VHCM. CoatesTurning endlessly about a kiln damaged potter’s knees?not as peas; anag. in ue(y)
VHCV. DixonSpot a nit making clues, limitlessly and haphazardly?not a spit; anag. of (m)akin(g) (c)lue(s)
VHCR. GilbertThe name again? ‘Sot’ if one’s having a stiff Scotch!same … not; un a like3
VHCR. J. HealdAs snakes in flow start to undulate, weakling’s guts churnflakes in snow; u + anag. of (w)eaklin(g)
VHCJ. P. LesterPotter ne’er fires a kiln with fuel insidenot a pair; anag. incl. (f)ue(l)
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperTron casting debut for understudy to cover one hampered by broken anklecontrasting; u + I in anag.; ref. Tron Theatre, Glasgow
VHCD. F. ManleyHue’s central feature in a Klee expressing eccentricity – fantastic to see paint so!two peas ain’t so; anag. incl. u less e; ref. Paul K.
VHCP. McKennaLike cotton holed? Start to unpick ripped inkle round onehot and cold; u + a in anag.
VHCC. G. MillinCotton in upper-class sportswear brand’s worn by almost everyonenot akin; al(l) in U Nike
VHCT. J. MooreySpot the dead nit in lad’s cap and quake after scratching head madlynot the dead spit; anag. incl. l less q
VHCC. J. MorseEdmund’s virtuous lady love is keen not to be a Sloaneseen … clone; Una like; ref. ‘Faerie Queene’
VHCR. S. MorseWhat posh ankle socks, lined with a bit of Indian cotton innot akin; I in anag. incl. U
VHCN. G. ShippobothamOne ale drunk … errant doctor dismissed … ‘Name the sot!’not the same; anag. incl. I less Dr
VHCR. C. TeutonAttached to the local him (raving alkie), is ‘sot’ the very name?not the very same; un + anag.
VHCR. J. WhaleBody found in New York – drunken alkie. The name? It’s ‘sot’same it’s not; UN + anag.
VHCG. H. Willett‘Name the sot.’ ‘One of the Hodges, an alcoholic, slightly squiffy.’not the same; un + alkie with ki rev.
VHCDr E. YoungWoman president can lead from the left with font of witwant of fit; l in Una Ike; ref. H. Clinton, Eisenhower

HCs in competition 1862 awarded to:

D. AppletonP. A. DaviesR. HeskethD. Parfitt
D. & N. AsplandN. C. DexterG. HobbsD. Price Jones
J. BainesW. DuffinM. HodgkinMrs L. J. Roberts
M. BarkerC. M. EdmundsR. JacksD. J. Short
M. BarleyW. P. FieldJ. H. C. LeachD. A. Simmons
R. E. BootDr I. S. FletcherJ. C. LeylandI. Simpson
T. C. BorlandM. FreemanD. W. MackieP. L. Stone
C. BoydM. GoodliffeP. W. MarlowMrs A. Terrill
E. J. BurgeG. I. L. GraftonD. S. MillerJ. R. Tozer
C. J. & M. P. ButlerJ. GrimesR. MurdochM. Vodrey
P. CargillJ. F. GrimshawS. NaysmithD. C. Williamson
D. CarterD. V. HarryF. R. PalmerMs S. Wise
B. CheesmanP. F. HendersonR. J. Palmer