Azed Competition No. 276  Azed Slip  |  ◀  272  |  281  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
276 Jul 1977AMTRACK normal28


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. O. ButcherTwo items of transport in one with waterproof protectiontr in a + mack, & lit.
SecondBrig R. F. E. StoneySource of trouble in Morning Cloud looks like tank that’s taken in watert in a.m. rack6; ref. Ted Heath’s yacht in recent news item
ThirdMrs R. B. HuntMarines attack – scramble for seat in ——comp. anag. & lit.
VHCM. AdamsIt might make a mess of tarmac by the edge of the drinkanag. + k, & lit.
VHCMrs A. BoyesI might tear up tarmac – and finish in dock!anag. + k, & lit.
VHCE. J. BurgeWhen boarding ‘Morning Cloud’, Ted’s head gives a sort of duckT in a.m. rack6; duck4; ref. Ted Heath’s yacht
VHCG. H. ClarkeTed’s first aboard ‘Morning Cloud’ – it’s a duck of a boat!T in a.m. rack6; duck4; ref. Ted Heath’s yacht
VHCM. A. CooperIn Army attack per mare I’m deployed with a REME partycomp. anag. & lit.
VHCS. GoldieA cat, Mr. K, wandering in the wet, this cat acts like a duckanag.; ref. Kipling: ‘Just So Stories’; duck4
VHCN. W. GranvilleA Dunkirk cart maybe, partly used in retreathidden rev., & lit.
VHCD. V. HarryMotorised transport required initially in attack for passing over the drinkattack with MTr for TT, & lit.
VHCR. J. HooperOne’s waterproof, landing spearheads of the raid?t r in a mack, & lit.
VHCR. E. KimmonsWhat’s before beginning of main course? Duck?a m track; duck4; a = ante
VHCF. P. N. LakeMechanical transport used in a drive or a water crossingMTr in a rack; rack6, 2 mngs.
VHCCapt G. LanghamAt last off the drink, I tear up the tarmacanag. + k, & lit.
VHCM. D. LawsOne may initially manoeuvre at sea, shipping nucleus of corpsa + m + r in tack, & lit.
VHCA. D. LeggeIt’s the way on Blackpool promenade – no right turning, ducktram-track less rt (rev.); duck4
VHCC. LovingAttacking marines could get seating in thiscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCH. W. MassinghamFrontally modified waterproof landing craft, wheeled?art (rev.) in mack with ma rev., & lit.
VHCL. MayArmy’s transport vehicle going about in middle of lake?MT + car (rev.), all in (l)ak(e), & lit.
VHCD. P. M. MichaelTeal’s beak, scoter’s tail, a waterproof covering. Member of duck family?t, r in a mack; duck4
VHCR. J. PalmerDuck’s on the Main Course with recipe for stuffinga-M + r in tack; duck4
VHCW. H. PegramIt could be on the Main Road or on the main?a-M track
VHCC. P. ReaFollow on before lunch ? What’s needed is not a duck exactly!a.m. + track; on = just after; duck4
VHCW. RodgersLive rail will operate on two elementsam track
VHCM. D. SpeigelThis could be seen in the middle of lakes after tearing up tarmacanag. + k, & lit.
VHCF. B. StubbsA kind of duck – modified Mark III derived from caterpillar originallyanag. incl. cat; i.e. 3 letters; duck4
VHCJ. B. SweetingAmiss at the wicket is second out for a duckAm(is s) track; duck4; ref. Dennis A.

HCs in competition 276 awarded to:

Mrs E. AllenL. K. EdkinsT. A. MartinT. E. Sanders
F. D. H. AtkinsonP. S. ElliottJ. H. McLeanMrs J. Saunders
J. C. BrashB. FrancoDr E. J. MillerD. P. Shenkin
Rev C. M. BrounJ. E. GreenC. G. MillinW. K. M. Slimmings
C. J. and M. P. ButlerA. HodgsonW. L. MironE. Tingle
R. S. CaffynE. M. HolroydJ. D. MooreD. H. Tompsett
Mrs M. J. CansfieldJ. G. HullC. J. and R. S. MorseA. J. Wardrop
R. M. S. CorkG. JohnstoneR. A. MostynG. C. West
Mrs M. P. CraineA. H. JonesP. J. OddyW. E. White
A. L. DennisB. P. JonesC. S. F. OliverD. C. Williamson
Cdr H. H. L. DicksonA. LawrieA. G. PhillipsM. Woolf
J. H. DingwallL. K. MaltbyE. W. RichartG. M. Young
C. M. DraperD. F. ManleyD. R. Robinson