Azed Competition No. 358  Azed Slip  |  ◀  354  |  362  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
358 Feb 1979UPSTART def. NON-TERM Wrong Number26


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. C. DexterOne outshining the rest, newly put in orbitrest; star in anag., & lit.
SecondMrs K. BissettJerk after break?break; up + start, & lit.
ThirdR. J. PalmerLeader of pop-group making break in America, punk, is vulgar and pretentiousbreak; p in US + tart
VHCC. Allen BakerI may break into a strut, fraught with powerbreak; anag. incl. P, & lit.
VHCE. J. BurgeSuch as puts ‘getting a break’ before ‘application of skill’?break; anag. + art, & lit.
VHCMrs M. J. CansfieldNew-fangled parts break – do without thembreak; anag. in ut; do4
VHCE. ChalkleyPup, perhaps, a tailless one about to leave a trapleave; pu(p) (rev.) + start; ref. greyhound racing
VHCH. DavidsonNew-fangled parts break – the old do without thembreak; anag. in ut; do4
VHCR. V. DeardenPretentious fellow returned from college holiday to instituteholiday; up start
VHCB. FrancoI suddenly find cash getting short after vacation in high-class areavacation; s(hor)t in U part
VHCJ. GillProper fraction, divided by half rest, becomes vulgarrest; (re)st in U part
VHCS. GoldieOne who’ll affect a strut, assuming leading part in playplay; p in anag., & lit.; play = holiday (Shak.)
VHCD. V. HarryAbove the rest, and flash with itrest; up start, & lit.; flash, start = outburst
VHCV. G. HendersonTrust one’ll grab power, given a breakbreak; P in anag. incl. a, & lit.
VHCR. J. HooperActively put end to idleness and shiftidleness; anag. incl. s + art, & lit.
VHCE. M. HornbyIll-bred chap at Oxbridge has to leaveleave; up start
VHCV. JenningsRise and shine, end of rest – get cracking!rest; up star + t
VHCM. D. LawsBreak a trust, seizing power? He mightbreak; P in anag., & lit.
VHCJ. D. MooreSocial climber who’s got out of rut, made break with pastbreak; anag.
VHCC. J. MorseUpper-class leave when street goes in for nouveau-richeleave; U + St in part
VHCP. G. O’GormanI may break into a strut with powerbreak; anag. incl. P, & lit.
VHCN. O’NeillR and A putts break badly for surprise late challengerbreak; anag.; ref. golf, Royal and Ancient
VHCK. ReedFreshman at Oxford seen on Sabbath on the BroadSabbath; up + S + tart; Sabbath = time of rest
VHCRear Adm W. T. C. RidleySpring out of bed to end inactivityinactivity; up start
VHCT. E. SandersOn horseback at the off he’s suddenly left the rest standingrest; up start
VHCG. H. WillettRisen too fast, young man? Take time off – you’ll find top people thank youtime; i.e. ups ta + r t

HCs in competition 358 awarded to:

R. H. AdeyA. J. CrowC. W. LaxtonB. A. Pike
T. AndersonR. DeanJ. G. LevackR. G. Rae
D. W. ArthurA. L. DennisM. A. Macdonald-CooperC. P. Rea
M. BarnesDr V. G. DeshmukhW. F. MainDr A. H. Seville
P. F. BauchopG. M. EmbersonD. F. ManleyW. K. M. Slimmings
R. M. A. BourneA. G. FlemingC. G. MillinJ. G. Stubbs
Miss P. A. BoyingtonA. D. FooteR. S. MorseM. J. Suckling
Rev C. M. BrounN. C. GoddardF. E. NewloveR. I. Sutherland
P. CargillDr J. F. GrimshawDr P. OwenD. H. Tompsett
C. A. ClarkeA. HodgsonF. R. PalmerJ. Walton
Mrs D. M. ColleyA. H. JonesR. F. PardoeMrs M. P. Webber
Mrs M. P. CraineB. K. KellyS. L. PatonDr E. Young
D. A. CrosslandJ. LawrenceM. L. PerkinsG. D. Young
A. E. CrowA. LawrieG. Perry