Azed Competition No. 1914  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1910  |  1918  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1914 Feb 2009VE(S)TAL Letters Latent23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. C. Teuton—— chose career in chaste lovecomp. anag. & lit.
SecondR. S. MorseThe adjective for one in veil?veil with t’ a for I, & lit.
ThirdD. H. TompsettBeguine, valeta are unremembered dancesanag. less a
VHCT. AndersonSuch ones have been badly corrupted if found knocked up in a love nestcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCD. K. ArnottLike a Virgin and Eternal Flame use sample from Jive Talkin’hidden; ref. pop songs
VHCD. & N. AsplandVirginal playing gavotte got intermittently lost and left behindanag. less got + l
VHCM. CoatesVirgin trains late after electric power cutV + anag.; V = volt
VHCJ. A. ElliottThis darling fiancé is moved to give gal valentine card if no one’s given her onecomp. anag.
VHCA. S. EverestDancing a valeta twice, not a beguineanag. less a a
VHCR. GilbertOne with Abbey habit? Time he invested in Bulgarian currency after recessiont + a2 in lev (rev.); ref. building society slogan
VHCR. J. HealdTaking veil, one must yield to total abstinence primarilyveil with t a for I, & lit.
VHCP. F. HendersonMaiden over’s centrepiece: one amongst weaker batsmen dismissed(o)ve(r) + ta(i)l
VHCV. G. HendersonWeather’s extreme leaving travel disrupted? Virgin could be the answeranag. less r
VHCR. HeskethThe reverse of some maculate venture?hidden rev. & lit.; venture = prostitute
VHCR. J. HooperOne having to check such as rumpy and lovers’ overturesvet + a l, & lit.; rumpy = Manx cat
VHCJ. C. LeylandIt’s ‘Vale’ to fooling around – no love for meanag. less 0, & lit.
VHCK. MilanVery confused tale – I don’t get itv + anag.
VHCT. J. MooreyI’m first and last for virtue, having rejected gentsv, e + lat (rev.), & lit.
VHCW. RansomeVirgin olive oil’s last drops mixed with what’s in vatanag. incl. e l
VHCDr S. J. ShawInitially virgin in ancient Rome and elsewhere subsequentlyv + et al., & lit.
VHCJ. R. TozerI’ve renounced sex entirely … OK, almost entirelyvet + al(l)
VHCL. WardWho renounced what love arouses?anag. less who, & lit.
VHCDr E. YoungVerse on lying about departed girl consigned to firev + late (rev.); ref. Hilaire Belloc’s Matilda

HCs in competition 1914 awarded to:

D. AppletonC. D. S. & E. A. FieldC. LovingD. R. Robinson
M. BarleyA. G. FlemingM. LunanI. Simpson
K. BroughH. FreemanM. A. Macdonald-CooperK. Taylor
Rev Canon C. M. BrounN. C. GoddardI. & G. MacnivenMrs A. Terrill
Dr J. BurscoughD. GoldbergD. F. ManleyA. Varney
D. A. CampbellM. GoodliffeG. McStravickMs S. Wallace
Mrs M. J. CansfieldB. GrabowskiC. G. MillinA. J. Wardrop
C. A. ClarkeG. I. L. GraftonC. J. MorseP. O. G. White
E. CrossC. & C. HintonR. MurdochG. H. Willett
T. CrowtherM. HodgkinT. D. NichollN. Woolliscroft
N. C. DexterMrs D. B. JenkinsonD. J. R. OgilvieA. J. Young
V. DixonMrs S. D. JohnsonD. Parfitt 
W. DuffinJ. R. H. JonesA. Plumb