Azed Competition No. 1984  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1979  |  1988  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1984 Jun 2010ORWEL(L)IAN Doublethink28


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. MayhewThis mindset would give Winston remedial ‘correction’comp. anag. & lit.; ref. W. Smith, main character in ‘1984’
SecondJ. GrimesFan E. Blair won putting out book?anag. less b, & lit.; fan vb.
ThirdT. C. BorlandGeorge O.’s now struggling with real crux of deficitanag. incl. i; ref. G. Osborne, G. Orwell
VHCD. Appleton‘New Labour is missing bus’ explodes follower of Blairanag. less bus
VHCD. & N. AsplandNo backtracking about criminal war lie told by Mr Blair?anag. in no (rev.)
VHCM. BarleyNovel with ‘E. A. Blair’ on could be such a bookcomp. anag. incl. w and a b, & lit.
VHCC. BarrDevious lie on war – typical of Blair!anag.
VHCJ. G. BoothTroubled New Labour’s missing bus, needing leader of inspiration in style of Blairanag. incl. i
VHCN. C. DexterSuch as Napoleon, say: one the French backed on war spreading roundI le (rev.) in anag.; ref. Stalinist pig character in ‘Animal Farm’
VHCG. I. L. Grafton‘Blairite’ New Labour – it flourished, but has departedanag. less but
VHCR. J. Heald—— novel could match E. Blair’s own, with British society suppressedanag. less B S, & lit.
VHCP. F. HendersonHow to represent E. Blair now, after book’s come out?anag. less b, & lit.
VHCJ. C. LeylandWith Mrs T’s offensive stricken miners lost war, sadly, after 1984?anag. less anag.; ref. 1984-5 miners’ strike
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperCharacteristic of Blair, having fabricated lie on war?anag.
VHCD. F. ManleyBlair’s New Labour – it flourished, but has gone?anag. less but
VHCC. J. MorseAlias Blairite? But this would confuse it with New Labourcomp. anag.
VHCR. Murdoch‘Like Blair?’ exploded Brown, losing his head. ‘A lie!’anag. less B
VHCA. PlumbLie on war motive – like Blair?anag.; motive adj.
VHCA. M. PriceTortuous lie on war, in the style of Blairanag.
VHCW. RansomeLiving as down-and-out perhaps, wore out reversed collaranag. + nail (rev.); ref. Orwell’s ‘Down and Out in Paris and London’
VHCS. SaundersLie on war fabricated by Blair?anag.
VHCR. C. TeutonWe adored Animal Farm (famed —— drama/novel)comp. anag. & lit.
VHCJ. R. TozerFantastic opening for wannabe? A role in Big Brother fits that descriptionanag. incl. w; ref. ‘1984’ and TV show
VHCL. D. UrquhartThey saw this could be a new reality show, like Big Brother, possiblycomp. anag.
VHCR. J. WhaleFollower of Blair, mistaken on war and swallowing devious lie?anag. in anag.
VHCF. J. B. WheenNo backtracking about devious war lie: that’s Blair’s styleanag. in no (rev.)
VHCS. WhyldTypical of Blair to engineer war on lieanag.
VHCK. J. WilliamsContrived war on lie, like Blair?anag.

HCs in competition 1984 awarded to:

T. AndersonT. CrowtherR. J. HooperS. J. Shaw
D. K. ArnottW. DreverJ. HorwoodC. M. Steele
D. ArthurJ. FaircloughG. JohnstoneR. W. Stephenson
M. BarkerW. P. FieldC. LovingK. Thomas
J. BigginA. G. FlemingP. W. MarlowD. H. Tompsett
C. J. BroughamDr I. S. FletcherP. McKennaDr A. J. Varney
Rev Canon C. M. BrounM. FreemanG. McStravickMs S. Wallace
Dr J. BurscoughB. GrabowskiRev Prebendary M. R. MetcalfA. J. Wardrop
P. A. CashV. HendersonJ. R. C. MichieA. J. Young
C. A. ClarkeB. HitmanC. G. MillinDr E. Young
P. ColesM. HodgkinM. L. Perkins 
E. CrossJ. HoodB. Roe