Azed Competition No. 285  Azed Slip  |  ◀  281  |  289  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
285 Sep 1977BOYFRIEND Misprints28


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. LovingGuy to be moved – funny bonfire day without one!loved; anag. less a
SecondD. S. NagleYou find mangled body and infer it might be slainswain; anag.
ThirdM. D. LawsLaver, perhaps, when young – the first to enthuse if Drobny smashed?lover; anag.; ref. tennis, Rod L., Jaroslav D.
VHCC. Allen BakerOne may get slain if fired on by crooksswain; anag.; crook vb.
VHCM. J. BalfourGuy without finery – that’s off beat, nowadays!beau; anag. in bod
VHCE. J. BurgeBony, fried when battered, commonly regarded as a fish by one? (Must be a cod)dish; anag.; cod = fellow
VHCMrs M. J. CansfieldJugged or fined by beakbeau; anag.
VHCE. ChalkleyBeing discharged or fined by beakbeau; anag.
VHCM. CoatesRegular rate provokes fiery outburst in uniondate; anag. in bond
VHCM. A. CooperOne daring girl flaunting fine body’s about right for me!dating; r in anag.
VHCJ. D. FosterGirl’s late: man’s beginning to yawn, one midnight?date; bo + y + Fri. end
VHCA. L. FreemanPet bear could become fiery when held in restraintbeau; anag. in bond
VHCN. C. GoddardI’m a bear and defy Robin at playbeau; anag.; ref. Winnie-the-Pooh
VHCM. GreenwoodJugged or fined by beakbeau; anag.
VHCMrs R. B. HuntPut in stir or fined by beakbeau; anag.
VHCK. W. JohnsonOrient bred if yon girl’s yellowfellow; anag.; orient vb.
VHCA. H. JonesTwiggy had such a non-durable frame, one with finer body potentialflame; anag.; ref. film ‘The Boyfriend’
VHCD. F. ManleyWhat might tweeting have meant? Yen of bird to fly aroundsweeting; anag.
VHCDr R. G. MonkGirl’s bad. Love and rumpled finery between head and foot of bedlad; anag. incl. 0 in b, d
VHCC. J. and R. S. MorseI usually give duck a miss if bone dry when cookedkiss; anag.
VHCF. E. NewloveFriday’s child? Has to wind up a loser these dayslover; boy Fri. + end
VHCS. L. PatonLate – end of party – brief nod – offdate; anag. incl. y
VHCW. H. PegramCleared or fined by beakbeau; anag.
VHCM. L. PerkinsFetter holds fiery tempered bearbeau; anag. in bond
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsFiery scuffles within union to check I’m steadychick; anag. in bond
VHCF. B. StubbsBeak applying stick laid about fiery dissidentbeau; anag. in bond
VHCJ. WebsterThe current love for a kiss has link with fiery volatile insidemiss; anag. in bond
VHCDr R. L. WynneStain that will disperse if bone-dryswain; anag.

HCs in competition 285 awarded to:

C. AdieJ. A. GillD. P. M. MichaelM. C. Souster
M. J. BallB. GreerT. N. NesbittBrig R. F. E. Stoney
Rev C. M. BrounD. V. HarryF. R. PalmerJ. G. Stubbs
C. O. ButcherA. HodgsonMrs A. G. PhillipsR. C. Teuton
D. A. H. ByattP. HoltbyMiss I. M. RaabL. E. Thomas
Mrs M. P. CraineE. M. HornbyC. P. ReaJ. R. Tozer
R. DeanC. L. JonesA. RivlinJ. Treleaven
C. M. DraperR. E. KimmonsL. G. D. SandersM. A. Vernon
P. S. ElliottA. LawrieT. E. SandersA. J. Wardrop
F. D. GardinerL. MayMrs B. SimmondsDr E. Young