Azed Competition No. 306  Azed Slip  |  ◀  301  |  310  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
306 Feb 1978DICKENS normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstW. J. M. ScotlandI cook, without soul, in pit (term in exclamations)I c(oo)k in den + s, & lit.
SecondA. J. CrowWho the —— has got involved? Do we think he’s Chas?comp. anag.
ThirdE. ChalkleyThe writer is awfully sick with last characters in Azed puzzle unknownanag. incl. d e n
VHCMiss M. R. AdcockD——! ’e’s Nick in disguiseanag. & lit.
VHCMrs K. BissettA mild oath – about wot’s in Hell?c. ken in Dis
VHCC. A. ClarkeThis author’s characters which recur in his Papers are found in haunts of miseryick (from Pickwick) in dens, & lit.
VHCJ. A. FinckenBeing after Datchery? Not in my canonDick + ens; Dick D, last character to appear in ‘Edwin Drood’
VHCS. P. FlittonC’s inked novel? This may suggest himanag. & lit.
VHCN. C. GoddardDeuce in deck’s wildanag.
VHCE. M. HolroydAny trading with him could give you a darn sticky endingcomp. anag. & lit.; ref. Faust, etc.
VHCR. J. HooperIn revolution Sydney cops chopped neck, you’ll read in meanag. in Sid (rev.), & lit.; ref. S. Carton in ‘A Tale of Two Cities’
VHCE. M. HornbyDeuce, and Rosewall’s in the throes of a slipped discKen in anag.; ref. Ken R., tennis player
VHCR. E. KimmonsBucket, for example, being the link here (but strangely without a clue!)dick ens; Inspector B. in ‘Bleak House’
VHCJ. H. C. LeachIt’s the devil, Richards catching England’s openersen in Dicks; ref. Viv R.
VHCC. LovingHe’s king amongst hot cinders where right does not prevailK in anag. less r, & lit.; hot = excited
VHCD. F. ManleyBehind my fine words lay actualitydick2 + ens, & lit.; lay, imperative
VHCC. G. MillinMy characters include a reactionary hero of the poor houseCid (rev.) + ken’s, & lit.; ref. Oliver Twist; ken2
VHCJ. D. MooreScratchy pen?2 mngs.; Scratch = the Devil
VHCB. A. PikeMy characters include wretched Smike and co., deprived of mother-loveanag. less ma 0, & lit.; ref. ‘N. Nickleby’
VHCRear Adm W. T. C. RidleyDetective being in Union, my last mystery wasn’t solveddick + ens; ref. ‘Edwin Drood’ unfinished
VHCA. D. ScottMephisto type, dictionary being requireddick2 ens; ref. S. Times crossword
VHCM. WoolfWrote a Cricket Book: ‘Snicked Through The Slips’anag.; ref. ‘Cricket on the Hearth’
VHCDr E. YoungAmiss snicked one that conjured up ‘Slasher’anag.; ref. Dennis A., Ken ‘S.’ Mackay, Australian cricketer, and Surgeon S. in ‘The Pickwick Papers’

HCs in competition 306 awarded to:

M. AdamsDr I. S. FletcherC. J. LoweM. L. Perkins
C. Allen BakerF. D. GardinerH. S. MasonT. Proctor
J. W. BatesDr J. M. GerardH. W. MassinghamMiss I. M. Raab
Mrs F. BlanchardJ. J. GoulstoneL. MayN. Roles
Miss P. A. BoyingtonH. HancockD. P. M. MichaelT. E. Sanders
Mrs A. R. BradfordD. V. HarryDr R. G. MonkW. K. M. Slimmings
E. J. BurgeA. HodgsonC. J. and R. S. MorseBrig R. F. E. Stoney
C. O. ButcherS. HolgateD. S. NagleF. B. Stubbs
R. S. CaffynMiss E. H. C. JenkinsD. A. NichollsD. H. Tompsett
Mrs M. J. CansfieldV. JenningsC. OliverR. VanLangen
P. CargillA. H. JonesL. W. G. OxleyA. J. Wardrop
A. E. CrowJ. R. KirbyF. R. PalmerDr R. L. Wynne
A. G. FlemingM. D. LawsR. J. Palmer