Azed Competition No. 1940  Azed Slip  |  < 1936  |  1945 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1940 Aug 2009SCANT def. SNEAP Wrong Number21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstP. F. HendersonReduce boob in first stages of cosmetic surgery (nip and tuck)anag. of first letters; nip
SecondJ. C. LeylandWanting seconds in asylum? Management, scandalised, snub starving Twistanag. of second letters; snub
ThirdM. BarkerPinch: character Pecksniff takes to heart with hypocritical platitudess + cant; pinch; ref. Tom P. in ‘Martin Chuzzlewit’
VHCT. AndersonCutting East out, clubs then no trumps by South pinch a contracts(E)cant; S + a in C NT; pinch
VHCM. BarleyNip of Scotch – see Scots merry after such short?s + cant; nip
VHCT. C. BorlandBradman ultimately held in check by dropping shortn in scat; check; ref. bodyline series
VHCC. J. BroughamGlaswegian merry after nip of Scotch? HardlyS + cant; nip
VHCE. CrossPinch trade from old gardener with inadequate supplies(Trade)scant; pinch
VHCDr I. S. FletcherLow sun – one making for nip round Norways + N in cat; nip
VHCR. GilbertA nip of Scotch about noon’s how tippling starts, leading to needing moreS ca. n t; nip
VHCD. HarrisSlight snuffle after a pinch of snuffs + cant; pinch
VHCM. HodgkinTo pinch butt is attempt to attract attention – ignorecan in st; pinch
VHCR. J. HooperNeed to take words of such as politicians with a pinch of salts + cant; pinch
VHCP. D. MartinTo reduce boob sag choose nip and tuck initiallyanag. of first letters; nip; boob vtr
VHCT. J. MooreyA pinch of salt is needed by gents, given Harriet’s latest slights + can + t; pinch; ref. H. Harman’s recent remarks about male incompetence
VHCA. PlumbBarely has time to nip to storecan in’s t; nip
VHCP. L. StoneTight skirt squeezing out midriff though holding buttocks in checkcan for kir in skirt; check
VHCDr A. J. VarneyScotsman’s merry after nip of Scotch? Hardly!S + cant; nip
VHCA. J. WardropSlight snivel started by a pinch of snuffs + cant; pinch
VHCG. H. WillettIt’s merry in the manse after a nip of Scotch? HardlyS + cant; nip
VHCA. J. YoungWant answers from politicians? Start by taking a pinch of salts + cant; pinch

HCs awarded in competition 1940 to:

D. K. ArnottD. C. ClenshawE. C. LanceR. Perry
D. ArthurM. CoatesE. LoobyD. Price Jones
D. & N. AsplandA. ColstonM. A. Macdonald-CooperMrs L. J. Roberts
R. E. BootT. J. DonnellyB. MacReamoinnDr S. J. Shaw
C. BoydC. M. EdmundsK. ManleyN. G. Shippobotham
Rev Canon C. M. BrounJ. A. ElliottP. W. MarlowK. Thomas
Dr J. BurscoughC. J. EllisE. MarriottD. H. Tompsett
C. J. & M. P. ButlerA. S. EverestRev M. R. MetcalfJ. R. Tozer
D. A. CampbellC. D. S. & E. A. FieldD. S. MillerP. J. Wagstaffe
P. CargillA. H. HarkerC. J. MorseMs S. Wallace
G. ChamberlainR. HeskethR. S. MorseL. Ward
B. CheesmanMrs M. JanssenR. MurdochR. J. Whale
C. A. ClarkeDr A. KitchingS. ParryI. J. Wilcock