Azed Competition No. 190  Azed Slip  |  ◀  187  |  195  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
190 Nov 1975CASSANDRA normal26


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. O. ButcherOne having prior dope and held in little creditass and in cr. + a, & lit.
SecondC. J. MorseIn Paris’s case, the foremost of sisters – also pursued by the Sun-gods in cas (Fr.) + and Ra, & lit.; ref. Paris of Troy
ThirdP. D. GaffeyOne, given a start in divination by the sun god, going on about a kind of horsec. ass + an d Ra, & lit.; ref. Trojan horse
VHCA. J. Bulman‘Wo, wo’, I pronounced but the horse got incryptic def.; wo, 2 mngs.
VHCE. ChalkleyOne who gloomily predicts an end of Christmas cards sent first class?anag. incl. s + A; sent = roused
VHCMrs M. P. CraineChurchill in the thirties, for example, aroused a sad, a heartless scornanag. incl. sc(o)rn
VHCA. J. CrowShe gave warnings, misconstrued as canardsanag.
VHCA. J. DuncumIneffectual early-warning agent scans radar endlessly turninganag. incl. rada(r)
VHCMrs W. FearonGreat one for prediction, young Ali (‘Stop him in four!’) – and an artist!Cass(ius) and RA; ref. C. Clay
VHCJ. J. GoulstoneDecrepit car containing fool and I anticipate disasterass and in anag.
VHCC. H. HudsonMy warnings were rejected as canards, wronglyanag.
VHCMrs N. JarmanWarner epics credited with refusing to stay silent and proving soundcryptic def.; talking films
VHCR. E. KimmonsPowdered sandarac’s used to make things look brighter? No!anag.
VHCJ. R. KirbyOne may regard playing cards as holding leads for auguring nastinessa n in anag., & lit.
VHCJ. P. LesterMy warnings were rejected, mistakenly, as canardsanag.
VHCLieut Col D. MacfieA ‘sans-card’, disestablished, Enoch?anag.; ref. E. Powell, party-card
VHCL. K. MaltbyWith realm unsettled this prophet of doom could cause alarm and scarescomp. anag. & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyTory idiot and leader of racialists – one description of Enoch?C ass and r a; ref. E. Powell
VHCH. S. MasonSays ‘Beware’ and Caesar’s troubled – third of Ides goneanag. less e
VHCL. MayClairvoyant, attracted scepticism, suffered abominably – no doubt resisted Apollo’s overturesfirst letters & lit.
VHCJ. D. MooreFirst signs of co-operation as Smith, seeing African Nationalists, discusses Rhodesian aims? I see only a black futurefirst letters
VHCR. D. PriorCould augur such sorrows as nobody deemed really authentic, initiallyfirst letters & lit.
VHCW. J. M. Scotland——: (calls to all about) ‘Reject Greek character! Extremes of danger!’san d, r in ca’s a’, & lit.
VHCF. B. StubbsFirst signs of countless alarms she sounded, all negatived directly by the sun-godinitial letters + Ra, & lit.
VHCG. A. TomlinsonSuspect as canards my revelationanag.
VHCDr R. L. WynneSource of sober forecasts treated as canardsanag.

HCs in competition 190 awarded to:

W. BoageyJ. A. FinckenC. G. MillinMrs J. Saunders
E. W. BurtonM. GreenwoodJ. L. MossDr W. I. D. Scott
P. CargillG. B. GreerR. A. MostynBrig R. F. E. Stoney
T. ClementC. HavillD. S. NagleMiss O. R. Taylor
P. R. ClemowW. JacksonT. N. NesbittMrs M. P. Webber
M. CoatesA. LawrieA. OakleyRev C. D. Westbrook
R. G. CroslandP. W. W. LeachR. J. PalmerMrs M. Wishart
R. DeanA. D. LeggeW. H. PegramP. J. Woods
A. L. DennisB. ManvellD. C. Pleece 
J. DromeyW. F. MartinC. P. Rea 
J. D. EdeD. P. M. MichaelA. Rivlin