Azed Competition No. 221  Azed Slip  |  ◀  216  |  225  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
221 Jun 1976PADDY-WHACK normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstT. E. SandersIre-lander?paddy whack, & lit.; lander = heavy blow
SecondM. WoolfIt’s madness to swipe – you’ll get a ruddy duckpaddy whack; r. d., meaning in OED
ThirdD. F. ManleyWhat could get you l.b.w. for a ruddy duck?!‘paddy’ whack; i.e. pertaining to pad; r. d., meaning in OED
VHCR. L. BakerLikely Ballymena forward in a temper – try followspaddy + whack
VHCA. J. BulmanAfter a couple of days in the money wallop makes Irishman highd, d in pay + whack; wallop, high, 2 mngs.
VHCE. J. BurgeStrike of nurses? Minister may be entering into pay dealDD in pay + whack
VHCA. J. CrowM’Ginty’s blow – result of someone getting his goat?i.e. Paddy whack; ref. song
VHCA. L. DennisTake the mickey out of this large Irishman and you’ll get hiti.e. paddy-whack less Paddy = whack
VHCJ. H. DingwallRugby forwards gathering round a centre in middle – not clear why – evincing rage(mi)dd(le) + anag., all in pack
VHCE. M. HornbyA portion of soggy rice? What Nanny gave us if we wouldn’t eat iti.e. paddy whack
VHCW. IslipDivine in pay strike. Hence saeva indignatio?DD in pay + whack; ref. Swift, who refused pay for poiltical writings, and his epitaph
VHCW. JacksonMilk pudding in prospect? Blow on it, and you’ll get a slap from Nannypaddy + whack
VHCC. W. LaxtonWhy Dad, perhaps, set about striking the childanag. in pack
VHCH. MacRaeHelping of rice, or what Mary Jane was perhaps given insteadi.e. paddy whack; ref. A. A. Milne, ‘Rice Pudding’
VHCDr E. J. MillerWhy Dad popped inside The Hounds: hiding from Nanny !anag. in pack; popped = burst
VHCJ. J. MooreTake the mickey out of me and it’s a clout I’ll be giving youi.e. paddy-whack less Paddy = whack
VHCC. OliverWhat Mary Jane didn’t want, it seems – and what she deservedi.e. paddy whack; ref. A. A. Milne: ‘Rice Pudding’
VHCW. H. PegramIt’s very private in Aberdeen – could be why Dad’s in Paisley?anag. in pack3; Ian P.
VHCA. J. RedstoneHaving finished trifle, children sing this hit in nurseryi.e. ‘(knick-knack) paddy-whack’
VHCH. L. RhodesNanny’s spanking tot’s behind softly – along of it setting on potty back to frontp + add + whacky with y to start; along of = alongside, on account of; setting on = employing, sitting on
VHCA. D. ScottPaisley is one, a reverend, in his extremes, put with violencea DD in P, y + whack, & lit.; Ian P.
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsWhat tot – why so naughty? – may have in storeadd + anag. all in pack, & lit.
VHCBrig R. F. E. StoneyPaisley’s pattern in which you could see redi.e. Paddy whack; whack = manner; ref. Ian P.

HCs in competition 221 awarded to:

T. AndersonR. DeanD. HawsonJ. D. Moore
M. J. BalfourCdr H. H. L. DicksonA. HodgsonC. J. Morse
T. E. BellD. M. DuckworthD. HoyleD. S. Nagle
Brig R. V. M. BennMrs W. FearonG. JohnstoneP. M. Newey
G. BlundenJ. A. FinckenA. D. B. JonesF. E. Newlove
Mrs A. BoyesA. D. FooteMrs M. KissenMrs A. G. Phillips
Rev C. M. BrounA. L. FreemanCapt G. LanghamRev A. Reed
D. A. H. ByattMrs J. O. FullerA. LawrieD. R. Robinson
Mrs M. J. CansfieldMiss W. GardinerMrs E. LaylandF. B. Stubbs
P. CargillJ. M. GerardL. MayK. Thomas
C. A. ClarkeW. F. GoodmanA. R. McKenzie 
M. CoatesB. GreerD. P. M. Michael 
Mrs J. M. CritchleyD. V. HarryW. L. Miron