Azed Competition No. 263  Azed Slip  |  ◀  259  |  267  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
263 Apr 1977ERIACH Printer’s Devilry32


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstB. A. PikeFor fans of opera S/acha lacks appealopera seria
SecondMrs B. SimmondsIn bitters I b/oose ‘lamb’s-wool’ for a comforter 
ThirdC. J. LoweMa’s shy st/ill – sour appreciation of Pop! 
VHCJ. C. BrashThe fashion-conscious mademoiselle is judged by any crit/ic 
VHCD. P. ChappellInca fet/ich is out of place 
VHCR. M. S. CorkRene … Genev/ieve … my objectives if I stay with this party 
VHCR. DeanThinking of two-year sins, I b/anged the dissident’s mind 
VHCJ. H. DingwallIf Ev/e ill, blame it on the rapist – sad vice! 
VHCD. M. DuckworthBeen playing hard to get? H/eal lovers’ tiff … and soon! 
VHCP. S. ElliottHow l/ump made in class raised laugh 
VHCA. G. FlemingCan you say by what crit/ic is judged, in haute couture? 
VHCJ. A. GillAvoid this café; t/ips are a pound note a table 
VHCMrs R. HerbertGround is wet now – on d/ew hen digging for worms 
VHCR. J. HooperThey’re a strong team etc. What a tea – s/ad me stumped!ref. 1 ac. in puzzle
VHCD. G. HuckleWithal, a s/ieve, a regular pattern of holes in metal 
VHCC. H. HudsonIt’s claret – some pre-f/ab, lissome, bubbly! 
VHCK. HunterIn the build-up of Ma’s shy st/ar, is Ma slowly losing influence? 
VHCL. W. JenkinsonDo not expect from poor Iolanthe a p/eerless performanceref. ‘I., or the Peer and the Peri’
VHCA. LawrieTeenagers may be driven by Pop to show. Ma’s shy, st/eering mildly 
VHCM. D. LawsFervent Beatles fan, shy, st/illed those idols’ fear fully 
VHCC. LovingI found cel/adon set of mosaic plaques 
VHCD. F. ManleyHow I manage an arduous climb when Ev/erest provides new impetus! 
VHCD. P. M. MichaelEvery p/aper one peers at, a disadvantage!ref. ‘Iolanthe, or the Peer and the Peri’
VHCC. G. MillinRally crowd demonstrates – ma’s shy, st/eering wildly 
VHCC. J. and R. S. MorseMa’s shy st/ill, son, especially at pop concerts 
VHCF. R. PalmerDreary cafe? T/ips of ten p., all regular customers agree 
VHCH. L. RhodesOne perceived th/e alarm as pirate attacked 
VHCW. J. M. ScotlandAs a low plot, T/imon – early ruined character in Bard playIachimo; ref. Cymbeline
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsHot ash? I’v/e products of flue vent I’d scrub, gladly 
VHCMrs J. E. TownsendSquash at 40 now? On d/ebut I enjoyed it 
VHCL. J. WaymanA top Paris couturier will keep his own style-crit/ic 
VHCD. C. WilliamsonThough I usually find opera s/illy, I found Cavalleria charmingopera seria

HCs in competition 263 awarded to:

R. H. AdeyA. L. DennisB. K. KellyC. Plouviez
E. AkenheadH. F. DixonN. KesselT. D. Powell-Davies
C. Allen BakerMrs M. FarncombeR. E. KimmonsR. D. C. Prichard
D. R. AppletonE. G. FletcherJ. R. KirbyA. J. Redstone
M. J. BalfourR. P. C. FormanMrs M. LambertRear Adm W. T. C. Ridley
Mrs P. A. BaxA. L. FreemanMiss M. LazaridesD. R. Robinson
P. BermanH. J. GodwinP. W. W. LeachW. Rodgers
Mrs A. BoyesS. GoldieA. D. LeggeT. E. Sanders
Rev C. M. BrounN. L. GrayR. W. LerrigoDr W. I. D. Scott
J. A. BulleyA. H. HarkerJ. G. LevackMrs I. G. Smith
E. J. BurgeD. V. HarryJ. R. LloydT. A. J. Spencer
C. O. ButcherP. HartillMrs A. LockettR. Stephenson
R. S. CaffynMrs S. HewittP. MachinBrig R. F. E. Stoney
P. A. CashDr I. G. HigginbothamB. ManvellJ. B. Sweeting
E. ChalkleyD. HitchcockH. W. MassinghamMrs M. Walker
E. A. ClarkeG. HobbsD. J. MeadowsMrs M. P. Webber
G. H. ClarkeW. IslipN. W. R. MellonP. Wharton
M. CoatesW. JacksonJ. D. MooreD. O. Williams
Mrs M. P. CraineG. JohnstoneD. I. MorganM. Woolf
G. H. S. CrosbyB. P. JonesF. E. NewloveDr R. L. Wynne
R. V. DeardenG. JonesJ. O’NeillA. C. Young