Azed Competition No. 371  Azed Slip  |  ◀  366  |  375  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
371 May 1979GRADIN normal26


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstV. G. HendersonGladiator’s end could be seen from this old seatcomp. anag. & lit.
SecondR. J. PalmerBoxing promotion in ring that’s rough held bloodthirsty spectators enthralledad in anag.
ThirdA. D. LeggeWhere now the tourist sits, with camera, conjuring up Grecian dramacomp. anag. & lit.
VHCD. R. ArmitageRise in seats – Right in place of power – Callaghan’s endr in gadi + n; ref. election
VHCE. A. BeaulahFrom where one watched the Olympics, with Greek noise about onea in Gr. din
VHCRev Canon C. M. BrounSeats at the theatre – it was ‘The King and I’ playingGR + anag.
VHCE. ChalkleyFrom which you can see the excitement after ball goes in net?ado less O in grin2, & lit.
VHCC. A. ClarkeFrom which we get uproar after first of the goals by the Gunners?g + RA + din, & lit.; ref. Arsenal, Cup Final
VHCR. V. DeardenStrong party spirit holds small liberal group of seatsrad in gin
VHCDr I. S. FletcherScottish work put up in a gallery, for exampledarg (rev.) + in
VHCB. FrancoA row, supporting rumps of outdoor throng, rising upwardsr g (rev.) + a din, & lit.
VHCJ. P. H. HirstWhat degrading shows could fill this!hidden & lit.
VHCE. M. HolroydBefore the day, taken in by a smile – what lies beyond the altar?a.d. in grin; marriage
VHCJ. LawrenceA ring tentatively encircles forepart of digit – it’s a step to the altard in anag.
VHCM. D. LawsThis seat could be filled by tragedianscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyA row disembowelled gladiator would appear before?g(ladiato)r + a din, & lit.
VHCJ. D. MooreRow seating Greek audience originallyGr. + a + din, & lit.
VHCF. R. PalmerIt’s a curious, half-complete, grandstand without oneI in anag. of grand(stand), & lit.
VHCS. L. PatonScrum – heel first to create a platformrag with g to front + din (vb)
VHCH. RaingerSit here to see gladiators, gore and lions systematically cut downalternate letters
VHCE. W. RichartSavage rain god sparing nothing but seats in the grandstandanag. less 0
VHCT. E. SandersA row on which Greeks and Romans initially have satG + R + a din, & lit.
VHCF. B. StubbsOrder seat on this to see tragedianscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCE. TingleYou’ve got to smile about modern times – it’s simply one row on top of another!AD in grin
VHCA. J. WardropSee this – it’s a form of raised seatingcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCDr E. YoungYou don’t have to keep on your feet in grandstand built with oneanag. incl. I less stand, & lit.

HCs in competition 371 awarded to:

R. H. AdeyN. C. DexterMrs N. JarmanJ. P. O’Neill
C. Allen BakerJ. H. DingwallProf N. KesselN. O’Neill
Rev R. BamfordP. DrummondA. LawnsR. A. Percy
A. G. BogieR. A. EnglandC. LovingG. S. Prentice
Mrs A. BoyesMrs W. FearonD. J. MackayD. R. Robinson
G. BradbrookJ. D. FosterDr R. A. MainW. Rodgers
Mrs A. R. BradfordA. L. FreemanW. F. MainW. J. M. Scotland
A. J. BulmanF. D. GardinerL. MayW. K. M. Slimmings
E. J. BurgeN. C. GoddardC. G. MillinJ. B. Sweeting
D. A. H. ByattG. GregoryW. L. MironR. C. Teuton
P. CargillR. S. HaddockJ. J. MooreG. R. Webb
M. CoatesD. V. HarryC. J. MorseMrs M. P. Webber
R. M. CookP. F. HendersonD. S. NagleMrs J. Welford
A. J. CrowMrs R. K. HindesMrs K. OrrR. A. Wells
R. DeanR. H. F. IshamDr P. OwenC. E. Williams