Azed Competition No. 1866  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1862  |  1871  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1866 Mar 2008BINGE normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstV. DixonWhat meanders in Germany’s capital Berlin, cutting its centre? Spree!anag. of G Be(rl)in; ref. River S.
SecondT. J. MooreyGovernment nationalise finally, propping up northern bank nearly bustbin(k) + G + e; ref. Northern Rock
ThirdM. HodgkinLift end of pen and get last forgotten pig outnib (rev.) + ge(t)
VHCT. Anderson‘Gorge Bungie Jumps’ (Horseshoe Falls notice)anag. less U
VHCM. BarleySee Jag, being faulty, have blow-out and crash, killing rookie driveranag.; bing(L)e; jag2
VHCT. C. BorlandWhere you might go crazy on case of Glenmorangiebin + G, e, & lit.
VHCC. BoydGet run out of banger I renovated – not a Jaganag. less r, a; jag2
VHCRev Canon C. M. BrounA lot of wine leads to gross excess – this?bin + g e, & lit.
VHCE. J. BurgeJag being serviced … big end mainly needing repairanag., anag. less d; jag2
VHCR. DeanImbibing excessively? That’s only part of it!hidden & lit.
VHCM. GoodliffeDrunken bum imbibing eight bottleshidden; bum2 = spree
VHCJ. F. GrimshawBe lying about in gutter – out of it, say – the outcome of this?in g(utter) in be, & lit.
VHCR. J. HealdJag’s big end damaged – diesel’s beginning to escapeanag. less d; jag2
VHCP. HeffernanInitially big in Newcastle, Gazza epitomised drunken excessfirst letters; ref. Paul Gascoigne
VHCP. F. HendersonPerson downs repeated quantity of beer in thisbeing with e moved to end, & lit.
VHCJ. R. H. JonesHave a quantity of wine and then throw up for example?bin + e.g. (rev.), & lit.
VHCJ. C. LeylandSee big meal lead to poor ’Enry perishing – lamprey one?comp. anag. incl. p, & lit.; ref. Henry I’s ‘surfeit of lampreys’
VHCP. LloydTo —— duly makes you get blind drunkcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyBlind date departs to escape casual beddinganag. less d d
VHCC. J. MorseImbibing excessively, that’s part of it – and grabbing eatshidden twice, & lit
VHCD. ParfittWhat features a ‘clink’ at the start and ends in big headache?bin + g e, & lit.; bin = jail
VHCN. G. ShippobothamSporting star with this Jag could be at Sebringcomp. anag.; jag2
VHCJ. R. TozerA drunk lobbing empty bottleshidden; drunk = drunken bout

HCs in competition 1866 awarded to:

A. AllsworthD. FinkelM. A. Macdonald-CooperD. R. Robinson
D. & N. AsplandA. G. FlemingD. W. MackieD. P. Shenkin
M. BarkerDr I. S. FletcherP. W. MarlowD. J. Short
J. G. BoothH. FreemanL. F. MarzillierI. Simpson
C. J. BroughamA. GascoigneJ. McGheeR. Stocks
J. M. BrownN. C. GoddardP. McKennaP. L. Stone
C. J. & M. P. ButlerG. I. L. GraftonJ. R. C. MichieMrs A. Terrill
D. A. CampbellMrs E. GreenawayC. G. MillinR. C. Teuton
C. A. ClarkeD. GriceP. M. NavinMs S. Wallace
E. CrossR. GriffinD. NewberyT. Weakley
N. C. DexterJ. GrimesF. R. PalmerA. West
T. J. DonnellyT. HallamM. L. PerkinsR. J. Whale
W. DuffinR. B. HarlingA. M. PriceF. J. B. Wheen
L. K. EdkinsD. V. HarryD. Price JonesD. C. Williamson
C. M. EdmundsR. HeskethD. RainfordA. J. Young
J. FaircloughS. G. G. MacdonaldS. Reszetniak