Azed Competition No. 1927  Azed Slip  |  < 1923  |  1932 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1927 May 2009TONSURE Spoonerisms22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. C. LeylandYield from our nets hit by erratic harbour’s trade?anag.; hieratic barber’s
SecondE. C. LanceTot crept towards nurse unsteadilyto + anag.; tête cropped
ThirdC. J. BroughamCapital cart that’s propped against new stableto n sure; part that’s cropped
VHCD. ArthurWhat’s to blame – lacking Chancellor of the Exchequer called Brown?to (CE)nsure; bald crown
VHCM. BarleyWaste of time and no use, right called Brownanag. incl. t, r; bald crown
VHCT. C. BorlandUnited are denied opening after loads spot Wayne’s shovedtons + U (a)re; spot one’s shaved
VHCC. BoydIt results in Brown being called terribly stern and dour at heartanag. incl. ou; crown…bald
VHCV. DixonBrown, called apparently not over reliable, counters angrily, spurning Conservative’s leadernot (rev.) + sure; anag. less C; crown, bald
VHCR. GilbertFormer minister’s called Brown ‘washed-up object of scorn leading a moribund operation’snot (rev.) + ure; bald crown
VHCR. B. HarlingBrown called for Chancellor of the Exchequer to be removed from blameto + (CE)nsure; crown, bald
VHCR. J. HealdAmongst characters in Chesterton, surefooted priest’s called Brownhidden; ref. GKC’s Father Brown stories; bald crown
VHCP. F. HendersonLeering shocks le beau monde without failton sure; shearing locks
VHCM. HodgkinRipped clothing and latest in nose-rings on upper-class punk’s mate’n’ s U in tore; monk’s pate
VHCC. LovingRoe grilled with nuts – that’s what Hovis she ate needed on topanag.; novitiate heeded
VHCP. W. MarlowOne abandoning grooming routines dropped combanag. less I; cropped dome
VHCJ. R. C. MichieCourt shut – our net’s brokenanag.; short cut
VHCT. J. MooreyLeaving the crown exposed, Lear shocks many on completely ceding powertons + (p)ure; shear locks
VHCC. J. MorseClare hipped by Francis’s followers stirring unrest about head of OrderO in anag.; hair clipped; ref. controversies surrounding St F’s successor Brother Elias
VHCJ. PearceFollowing tense old doctor nurse dropped combt, o + anag.; cropped dome
VHCR. C. TeutonClear out nuclear store drastically? Brown’s called for such a cutanag. less clear; crown’s bald
VHCJ. R. TozerLabour unrest about focus of controversy called Browno in anag.; bald crown
VHCG. H. WillettThe fashion’s stale, not in vogue for punks and their mateston’s + ur(in)e; monks…pates

HCs awarded in competition 1927 to:

D. K. ArnottJ. ElliottP. D. MartinW. Ransome
D. & N. AsplandA. G. FlemingP. McKennaN. G. Shippobotham
M. BarkerM. FreemanC. G. MillinMs M. Stokes
M. CoatesJ. F. GrimshawR. MurdochP. L. Stone
T. CrowtherD. V. HarryM. NicholsD. H. Tompsett
E. DawidP. HeffernanC. OgilvieMs S. Wallace
R. DeanV. G. HendersonF. R. PalmerA. J. Wardrop
N. C. DexterMrs S. G. JohnsonR. J. PalmerN. Warne
T. J. DonnellyW. F. MainM. L. PerkinsD. C. Williamson
W. DreverD. F. ManleyR. PerryDr E. Young
C. M. EdmundsDr M. MartinMrs A. Price