Azed Competition No. 401  Azed Slip  |  ◀  397  |  404  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
401 Dec 1979GO-AHEAD normal27


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. C. GoddardDriving licence2 mngs.
SecondE. M. HolroydOne may get less so from age and lose dashcomp. anag. & lit.
ThirdD. H. TompsettWhere the kokum’s found nut butter certainly isGoa head; b. = one who butts
VHCE. A. BeaulahLike the West Indies batting? 500 for 1 would immortalize it!i.e. godhead with a for D
VHCMrs A. BoyesUp-and-coming Spanish artist with cape; no call for end to tauromachy thereGo(y)a head
VHCRev C. M. BrounProgressive theologian’s study is filled with articles about manhe in a, a in God
VHCA. J. CrowPop has a froth – it’s O.K.go a head; pop, go = attempt
VHCR. V. DeardenFull of beans – one bean after anotherGoa + head; G. bean
VHCB. GreerA chap without drive is the opposite of thisi.e. a he in goad, & lit.
VHCP. A. HayWest Indian captain? Strong on driveGoa head
VHCV. G. HendersonIn the nature of one who’s mighty high-powered, active rather than deadgodhead with a for d., & lit.
VHCI. A. HerbertTurn on green lightgo ahead
VHCMrs N. JarmanLike Joe Lampton, with room for an affair at the topgo a- head; ref. ‘Room at the Top’; go = affair
VHCN. KemmerTwo sorts of bean – likely to be full of themGoa head; G. bean
VHCR. E. KimmonsSuccess with any crumpet means the answer’s ‘yes’go a head
VHCA. LawrieConductor gives me violin part to be added to incomplete scoregoa(l) + head
VHCC. W. LaxtonAfter status? Mayfair has iti.e. Go ahead; ref. squares on Monopoly board
VHCC. LovingThis time could ruin adagio themecomp. anag. & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyBeing above all active rather than deadgodhead with a for d., & lit.
VHCC. G. MillinWhat’s indicated by green man – one in commercialgo + he a in ad, & lit.; ref. road safety ads
VHCC. J. MorseActive, explosive, bursting to move forwarda HE in goad, & lit.
VHCF. R. PalmerA man without drive is the opposite of thisi.e. a he in goad, & lit.
VHCR. J. PalmerSimple description of Bishop – a man advanced in divinitya he A in God; ref. Peter S.’s ‘the go-ahead Bishop of Bevingdon’
VHCC. W. RobinsFor clearance – in perfect condition – a cape!go a head; go adj.
VHCF. B. StubbsThird in Divinity should be superseded by one with ambitiongodhead with a for d
VHCG. WearingBrisk drive – in the van perhaps?go ahead
VHCDr R. L. WynneSmart try-on!go ahead

HCs in competition 401 awarded to:

E. AkenheadN. C. DexterM. D. LawsS. P. Perkins
C. Allen BakerH. F. DixonJ. H. C. LeachMrs E. M. Phair
T. AndersonR. P. DowlingA. D. LeggeD. R. Pitcher
W. AndersonP. S. ElliottJ. P. LesterD. R. Robinson
Dr K. W. AndrewsJ. C. FeltonC. J. LoweB. F. Russell
D. R. ArmitageA. S. G. FishM. A. Macdonald-CooperD. L. Sabey
M. J. BalfourDr I. S. FletcherD. J. MacKayT. E. Sanders
Miss G. BarkerR. P. C. FormanDr R. A. MainW. J. M. Sanders
M. BarnesJ. D. FosterRev W. P. ManahanA. D. Scott
Mrs F. BlanchardA. L. FreemanW. F. MartinJ. A. Sefton
Mrs A. R. BradfordF. D. GardinerH. S. MasonD. P. Shenkin
A. J. BulmanS. GoldieH. W. MassinghamJ. Solon
E. J. BurgeM. GoodyearL. MayT. A. J. Spencer
E. ChalkleyDr J. F. GrimshawD. McDonaldJ. G. Stubbs
J. H. ChinnerB. HancockW. A. McFarlandR. C. Teuton
C. A. ClarkeE. F. HancockJ. McGheeL. E. Thomas
E. A. ClarkeA. O. HarriesMrs P. F. McGoldrickDr P. W. Thompson
P. R. ClemowD. V. HarryW. L. MironE. Tingle
M. CoatesP. F. HendersonT. J. MooreyI. Torbe
A. G. CorriganMrs J. HeskethDr F. MorganM. A. Vernon
Mrs M. P. CraineJ. P. H. HirstD. S. NagleMrs G. Wilkinson
Miss M. CropperS. HolgateP. A. NicolsonD. B. Williams
A. E. CrowC. H. HudsonDr P. OwenMrs F. Woodward
P. W. DavenportC. L. JonesN. O’NeillK. J. Wright
R. DeanB. K. KellyJ. C. ParsonsDr E. Young
A. L. DennisF. P. N. LakeW. H. Pegram