Azed Competition No. 332  Azed Slip  |  ◀  327  |  336  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
332 Aug 1978NUT-CASE normal27


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstMrs M. J. CansfieldFruit with skin could be called bananasnut case
SecondF. R. Palmer‘Silly-billy’ orders cut in proceeds from North Seaanag. in anag. incl. N; ref. Denis Healey’s nickname and tax increase on oil revenues
ThirdD. A. Ginger‘Give me the Moonlight’ – with this I can become wildly enthusiasticcomp. anag. & lit.; ref. lunacy and song
VHCMrs K. BissettWith sort of bend for going round, one acts strangelyanag. with U for O, & lit.
VHCP. CargillNatural use can’t abuseanag.; natural n.
VHCC. A. ClarkeCake with fruit on the outsidenut + case; cake = madcap
VHCM. CoatesThat to which crackers may be applieddouble mng.
VHCMrs S. J. DodwellHatter maybe, or hati.e. nut case
VHCR. P. C. FormanWhat is cracked skin or chap?2 mngs.
VHCA. L. FreemanCovering for a seed cakenut case
VHCF. D. GardinerHead needs examination – one has to be put insidenut + a in CSE, & lit.
VHCA. H. HarkerHe’s a silly partner to bolt before court actionnut + case
VHCD. V. HarryHat or Hatter – perhapsi.e. nut case
VHCE. M. HolroydFruit covering cakenut case
VHCR. J. HooperThe hatter or the hat?i.e. nut case
VHCE. M. HornbyENSA cut rude part of Crazy Ganganag.; ref. WW2 era comedy team
VHCA. H. JonesZanies act unconventionally – I, standing on my head, am among that lothidden rev., & lit.
VHCB. P. JonesBlock that’s screwed on – exemplary instance? Hardly, where he’s concerned!nut case
VHCA. LawrieWhere pie may be inferior to fruit cakenut + case; pie2, i.e. printer’s case
VHCC. LovingButterfly perhaps over Pinkerton affair?nut + case, & lit.; ref. Madame B., b.-nut
VHCJ. D. MooreWhereon ‘crackers’ might be used with justificationdouble mng.
VHCP. G. O’GormanNero’s principal Latin as exampleN ut case, & lit.
VHCR. J. PalmerUnseat Conservative in landslide? Quintin thinks only I’d do that!anag. incl. C; ref. Q. Hogg’s ‘bankers’ speech
VHCS. L. PatonIn Chancery, can’t sueanag. & lit.; in chancery = in litigation, predicament
VHCC. P. ReaHat or hatter?i.e. nut case
VHCT. E. SandersWho’s a natural one to make a head covering? A hatter perhaps?nut case, 2 defs.
VHCM. WoolfCan’t use potty? Must be cracked!anag.

HCs in competition 332 awarded to:

C. Allen BakerE. A. FreeW. F. MainW. H. Pegram
M. BarnesD. GilesD. F. ManleyJ. T. Price
R. A. BettsJ. A. GillD. MayW. G. Roberts
K. W. BogleN. C. GoddardL. MayD. R. Robinson
H. J. BradburyS. GoldieM. MetcalfJ. A. Sefton
Mrs A. R. BradfordG. J. GostlingC. G. MillinC. C. D. Shute
R. S. CaffynJ. GraingeJ. J. MooreMrs B. Simmonds
E. ChalkleyH. HancockT. J. MooreyM. D. Speigel
E. DaviesMrs S. HewittMrs M. E. MorrisT. A. J. Spencer
R. DeanG. B. HigginsC. J. MorseF. B. Stubbs
R. V. DeardenR. HitchcockF. MossE. Tingle
A. L. DennisA. HodgsonA. F. MylwardD. H. Tompsett
Cdr H. DicksonB. K. KellyD. S. NagleP. M. Trott
J. H. DingwallMrs M. KissenF. E. NewloveV. C. D. Vowles
M. G. ElliottF. P. N. LakeS. J. O’BoyleG. C. West
S. P. FlittonM. D. LawsM. O’HanlonW. E. White
B. FrancoN. MacvicarJ. P. O’Neill