Azed Competition No. 294  Azed Slip  |  < 289  |  298 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
294 Nov 1977HUMECT normal26


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstP. MachinHelp to make air rheumatic?comp. anag. & lit.
SecondR. J. HooperWhat tears etc. do primarily?hum + anag. & lit.
ThirdC. J. and R. S. MorseThose that open holed umbrellas must expect clothes to get wetfirst letters
VHCP. BestWet the heads of heirs unless mothers embrace complete teetotalismfirst letters
VHCE. J. BurgeHull’s prop shows up in not inconsiderable list – boat’s stern only slightly wetEmu (puppet character) (rev.) in HC + t
VHCC. O. ButcherHumble dwelling with mortar therein half missing and rising dampcem(ent) (rev.) in hut
VHCR. S. CaffynTouch me without love, unkindly, and you’ll see what tears can doanag. less o
VHCC. A. ClarkeA small house with interior cement half crumbled away and rising dampcem(ent) (rev.) in hut
VHCR. V. DeardenRate generator sound, with high voltage flows relievinghum + ECT
VHCJ. D. FosterAir ——s: rheumatics aggravated, as a result?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCA. L. FreemanJagged cut hem shows what tears doanag.
VHCDr R. E. GillsonWell! A shocking way to treat hydrophobia?hum3, ECT
VHCMrs N. JarmanSmall pad that’s pinned about, after mite’s top and tail – this’ll do itm(it)e + c. in hut
VHCC. L. JonesRelieve dryness with much tea, endlessly stirredanag. incl te(a)
VHCM. D. LawsDutchmen, saving outlying parts, diverted wateranag. (d)utchme(n)
VHCC. W. LaxtonTouch me not o falling dew!anag. less o
VHCD. F. ManleyDamp air somehow leaves rheumatic with a twingeanag. less anag.
VHCH. W. MassinghamDab, cod, smelt etc.hum + anag.
VHCC. S. F. OliverEven dry gin can do this: upset Dutchmen’s gutsanag. (d)utchme(n)
VHCR. F. PardoeRedeem the soul of a catechumen? Baptise, perhapsanag. (ca)techum(en)
VHCH. R. SandersDamp air this, could make one rheumaticcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCMrs I. G. SmithHalf humble, half abject – totally wet!hum(ble), (abj)ect
VHCK. StewartWhat priest will do in baptism troubles catechumen’s heart (ca)techum(en) anag.
VHCBrig R. F. E. StoneyThe gum I’m wetting scantily sticks, taking seconds only. Do as I dosecond letters
VHCF. B. StubbsWhat may give you nasty tummy-ache? This water maycomp. anag.
VHCR. A. WellsHovel with interior plaster half off and rising dampcem(ent) (rev.) in hut

HCs awarded in competition 294 to:

Miss M. R. AdcockMiss J. DoeA. LawrieJ. Phillipson
T. AndersonP. DrummondJ. P. LesterMiss I. M. Raab
R. L. BakerC. J. FeetenbyC. J. LoweC. P. Rea
P. CargillS. GoldieL. K. MaltbyRear Adm W. T. C. Ridley
M. CoatesJ. F. GrimshawH. B. MortonA. Rivlin
M. A. CooperA. H. HarkerJ. L. MossW. J. M. Scotland
Mrs M. P. CraineW. IslipD. S. NagleA. D. Scott
A. J. CrowV. JenningsF. E. NewloveJ. G. Stubbs
E. DaviesG. JohnstoneG. E. Pallant-SidawayT. Wightman
Cdr H. H. L. DicksonMrs J. KnightMrs E. M. Phair