Azed Competition No. 208  Azed Slip  |  < 203  |  212 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
208 Mar 1976RALPH normal26

 

AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstDr G. B. GreerWhat makes ‘poetic river’ appear as ‘poetic rover’?R. Alph (Coleridge), Ralph the Rover (Southey) & lit.
SecondJ. J. GoulstoneWith letters in wrong, he creates hell at printerscomp. anag. & lit.
ThirdF. R. PalmerReader, for one, needs to make good to get right arrangement of lettersRalph R. r alph(abet)
VHCC. Allen BakerTake ‘Lofty Peak’ – the lightest element for the pie-makerr alp H; ‘L.P.’ popular brand of flour
VHCN. S. BarrettHe’s a literal phantom, scattering letters right-and-lefthidden & lit.
VHCJ. C. BrashTake all the letters and hide half of ’em? That’s what I’ll do!r alph(abet) & lit.
VHCC. O. ButcherReader? Could be – one surely can’t help reading2 meanings; Ralph R.
VHCC. A. ClarkeTake A to M? I might, mischievouslyi.e. r. + half of alphabet & lit.
VHCMrs M. P. CraineAzed uses me to make oral phrases, say, or – as essay in crossword-makinghidden & lit.; cf. Printer’s Devilry. type clue
VHCD. EvansPie-maker’s recipe: hard on the outside, almost completely soft insideal(l) p in r, H; pie3
VHCMrs N. JarmanDevil condemned in chapel over the font – give him a torrent of holy water2 meanings; printing terms, R. Alph (Coleridge)
VHCL. W. JenkinsonImmoral philandering provides a source of consternation to chapel membershidden; chapel = printers’ union
VHCR. E. KimmonsHoly water? It confuses chapel types2 meanings; R. Alph (Coleridge), chapel = printers’ union
VHCA. LawrieReader of ‘The Rover’?2 meanings; Ralph R., Ralph the Rover (Southey); ref. comic
VHCJ. H. C. LeachSacred stream might make scared scream when I get to worki.e. anag., R. Alph (Coleridge)
VHCJ. P. LesterI’m likely to make my constituents run down to a bunless teai.e. ‘sunless sea’ misprinted; R. Alph (Coleridge) & lit.
VHCL. K. MaltbyE.g. Richardson, brilliant star appearing endlessly after his initial openingR + alph(a); Ralph R.
VHCD. P. M. MichaelReader responds to this pressman’s mischief2 meanings; Ralph R.
VHCJ. D. MooreHe, (——), gets paper garbled: ‘Telegraph’, perhaps?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCJ. J. MooreHe could cause the hapless printer to lose false teeth in presscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCA. J. RedstoneHe makes pie following recipe: basic ingredients, no eggr alph(abet)
VHCRear Adm W. T. C. RidleyIn general phonotypy can mar the printed pagehidden
VHCF. B. StubbsTake all our letters, losing half – that’s his naturer alph(abet) & lit.
VHCJ. C. P. TaylorAged 80, father being reactionary about latitude and hard could be upsetting typeR (medieval = 80) + l in pa (rev.) + H
VHCJ. WebsterConfusing type, he might make this run ‘down to a bunless tea’!i.e. ‘sunless sea’ misprinted; R. Alph (Coleridge)
VHCB. A. WrightField up, right hand round, he adds to the impressing slipsalp in rh.
 

HCs awarded in competition 208 to:

D. R. AppletonS. GoldieM. J. LunanT. E. Sanders
F. D. H. AtkinsonN. HankinsMrs S. M. MacphersonW. J. M. Scotland
M. J. BalfourR. B. HarlingD. F. ManleyDr W. I. D. Scott
T. E. BellE. M. HornbyH. W. MassinghamMrs I. G. Smith
A. G. BogieG. JohnstoneJ. P. MernaghG. Snowden-Davies
Rev C. M. BrounA. H. JonesC. G. MillinK. Thomas
E. J. BurgeMiss I. M. KempR. J. PalmerL. E. Thomas
P. CargillJ. R. KirbyR. F. PardoeG. A. Tomlinson
P. R. ClemowM. D. LawsM. L. PerkinsD. H. Tompsett
G. H. S. CrosbyA. D. LeggeH. L. RhodesMrs M. P. Webber
A. B. CrowH. R. LockhartH. R. Sanders