Azed Competition No. 195  Azed Slip  |  ◀  190  |  197  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
195 Dec 1975SHILLY-SHALLY normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstF. D. GardinerScanty clothing producing evil gibe about every wobble!ill in shy1 + all in shy2, & lit.
SecondD. C. WilliamsonWaffle cake with hard filling – try biting on each sideH in silly + all in shy2; cake = fool
ThirdF. R. PalmerWhat’s doubly involved hospitals in senseless issue?H H in silly sally, & lit.; ref. junior doctors’ and consultants’ dispute
VHCC. Allen BakerCrackers must contain the ultimate in rubbish, all wrapped in skimpy trimmingh in silly + all in shy1; trim = fluctuate
VHCA. G. BogieMoving slowly, with difficulty in cast ; everyone in the same position shows thisill in shy2 + all in shy2
VHCA. J. BulmanHamlet, perhaps, is perversely shy to pursue fell kinsman’s + hill + anag. + ally
VHCMrs G. M. GibbinsLeap without a bit of hesitation? Incorrect – one’s chary about it, at firstill in shy2 + h in sally, & lit.
VHCS. GoldieWhat did Hamlet do, being chary about outrageous fortune – shun getting all involved?ill in shy1 + all in shy1
VHCG. B. GreerIndecisive type, starting off in one direction, going up and down, then backward, circling completelyS + hilly + all in shy1
VHCA. O. HarriesHesitate badly in the first attempt? Put everything into the secondill in shy2 + all in shy2
VHCR. J. HooperFoolish type – no leader – wanting will often and outwardly unconfident(s)illy shall in shy1
VHCR. JacksClose run out twice getting in horrific ditherH H in silly sally; ref. Brian C.; H, former film certificate
VHCG. JohnstoneAmiss caught well down pitch completely circumvented by throw – result of this?ill in shy2 + all in shy2, & lit.; ref. Dennis A.
VHCA. LawrieI show badly over will – reluctant about itilly shall in shy1, & lit.
VHCM. D. LawsAmiss must, in retiring, be caught in two mindsilly shall in shy1; ref. Dennis A.
VHCD. P. M. MichaelI’ll boggle before and after and even in the attemptI’ll in shy2 + all in shy2, & lit.
VHCJ. D. MooreAn extreme of hesitancy in one who’s foolish and diffident about everythingh in silly + all in shy1, & lit.
VHCC. J. MorseStupid swaying – drunk and soberdrunken pronunciation of ‘silly sally’
VHCR. J. PalmerOne like Grand Old Duke of York? – leader of horde in senseless excursion round top of hillh in silly + h in sally
VHCT. E. SandersWaffle? Try eating one with a double slice of lemon, do.I l l in shy2 + a l l in shy2; do. = ditto
VHCDr W. I. D. ScottNo decision here, from inept attack, with hard going in each halfH H in silly sally
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsTo boggle about ‘I will’ you initially must ——I’ll in shy1 + shall + y, & lit.

HCs in competition 195 awarded to:

R. H. AdeyA. L. DennisA. D. LeggeA. D. Scott
D. AshcroftA. J. DuncumP. MachinMiss M. Smith
J. C. BarnesA. B. GardnerD. F. ManleyM. D. Speigel
Mrs P. A. BaxJ. GossL. MayF. B. Stubbs
G. BlundenMrs L. F. HallenR. S. MorseL. E. Thomas
C. BradleyC. HemmingR. A. MostynP. C. Thornton
J. M. BrownA. HodgsonD. A. MylesE. Tingle
E. ClarkS. HolgateD. S. NagleG. A. Tomlinson
E. A. ClarkeJ. HopkinsonMrs B. OldRev C. D. Westbrook
M. A. CooperE. M. HornbyR. F. PardoeP. J. Woods
A. E. CrowF. P. N. LakeM. L. PerkinsM. Woolf
A. J. CrowC. W. LaxtonR. C. ReevesN. C. Wormleighton
D. H. CurzonP. W. W. LeachW. Rodgers 
R. DeanD. P. LeggattH. R. Sanders