Azed Competition No. 234  Azed Slip  |  ◀  229  |  238  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
234 Sep 1976HOROSCOPIST normal29


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstDr R. L. WynneI might read poor Scot his weirdanag. & lit.
SecondR. J. WhalePerhaps one holding a ball in which Scorpio’s movements can be seen?anag. in host, & lit.
ThirdW. J. M. ScotlandSort, initially, that can report on several interesting points of one’s house structureanag. of first letters, & lit.
VHCC. AllenGive me a guinea and I will spell out useless house prognosticsanag. incl. Ho. less gn., & lit.
VHCC. O. ButcherI write lots the Observer has no room for. Pooh, cross it outanag.; no horoscopes in Observer
VHCE. ChalkleyOne who would get excited about Scorpio’s changing form?anag. in host, & lit.
VHCP. R. ClemowHeavenly bodies inspire me. Take care of torso and hips and model them for meanag. incl. c/o
VHCR. M. S. CorkHe might cast a nativity play with Scorpio in the role of innkeeperanag. in host
VHCCapt D. A. CraddockA lucky press forecaster may make a scoop or hits!anag.
VHCR. DeanIn advance of the year I could make scoop historyanag. less y, & lit.
VHCE. A. FreeHe hunts for romance among heavenly bodies. Coo, his sport is swinginganag.
VHCF. D. GardinerI’m Scorpio, flighty, needing a crowd around – according to him, perhapsanag. in host, & lit.
VHCG. B. GreerPerson who’s involved with the zodiac – that’s the one chosen for cluing when Azed composedcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCA. H. JonesProphet unproven possibly or is post hoc … his justification?anag.
VHCJ. R. KirbyOne who may provide comfort to inspire a worried ‘Scorpio’anag. in host, & lit.; inspire = draw in
VHCD. F. ManleyI predict reduced crops with it so hot – there’s no end of droughtanag. less t; ref. summer heatwave
VHCT. A. MartinYour past determines your future, he says – or ‘post hoc …’ is wronganag.
VHCC. G. MillinWhose work concerned planets before Scorpio unfortunately displaced Libra, and afterHolst with anag. for L; ref. Planets Suite
VHCJ. D. MooreHe forecasts trouble for Scorpio in the pressanag. in host; press = crowd
VHCC. J. MorseScorpio occulted by sun – I’d get excited about thatanag. + S in hot, & lit.
VHCR. J. PalmerOne who would take you in about configuration of Scorpio?anag. in host, & lit.
VHCW. H. PegramOne who has many a worried Scorpio at heartanag. in host, & lit.
VHCA. J. RedstoneI make predictions involving Scorpio in pressanag. in host
VHCD. R. RobinsonHer trade is laying bare the shape of things to come. Soho Strip Co? – no, much differentanag.
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsExcited about Scorpios, is he? So must they beanag. in hot, & lit.
VHCF. B. StubbsI offer one interpretation of Scorpio, amongst manyanag. in host, & lit.
VHCP. ThackerSoothsayer can be prosaic without a soothanag. less a
VHCRev C. D. WestbrookMan whose business is houses with signs, in which Scorpio’s involved, for oneanag. in host, & lit.
VHCD. C. WilliamsonWith crops so withered in heat, one should engage a divinerI in anag. in hot; ref. summer heatwave

HCs in competition 234 awarded to:

M. AdamsD. M. DuckworthG. JonesD. S. Nagle
C. Allen BakerA. L. FreemanN. KemmerD. Ogilvie
D. R. AppletonN. GambierR. E. KimmonsF. R. Palmer
W. A. BauerW. F. GoodmanA. LawrieMrs A. G. Phillips
G. BlundenJ. J. GoulstoneJ. P. LesterMrs S. Rees
Rev C. M. BrounD. V. HarryC. J. LoweE. R. Riddle
E. J. BurgeD. HawsonD. J. MackayB. Russell
C. A. ClarkeV. G. HendersonH. MacraeT. A. J. Spencer
D. L. L. ClarkeE. M. HornbyW. T. Meade-KingBrig R. F. E. Stoney
Mrs J. M. CritchleyR. H. F. IshamDr E. J. MillerG. A. Tomlinson
A. L. DennisW. IslipR. A. MostynDr E. Young