Azed Competition No. 404  Azed Slip  |  ◀  401  |  406  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
404 Xmas 1979CANDLE-HOLDER Spoonerisms29


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. P. H. HirstTo aim inside head of club and look sideways might help us sink our puttsin power cuts; hold in c and leer
SecondF. P. N. LakeElland Rd. echo surges – Leeds fight to a man – so does this supporter!feeds light; anag.; so = thus
ThirdC. J. & R. S. MorseLight verser bound over for naughty Noel card’s contentsserver; held (rev.) in anag.
VHCR. BrainTest bowler (West Indian) by artificial light – a bonce scarersconce-bearer; candle + Holder; ref. Vanburn H.
VHCM. Coates‘Bear wax up’ appears. My function might be describedwhere ‘backs up’; double mng.
VHCA. J. CrowTin, old, held out, with hesitation – bummer’s ploy?plumber’s boy; can + anag. + er
VHCD. M. DevineHe incites brawl: aching head’ll drone terribly after onset of concussionlaw-breaking; c + anag.
VHCN. C. DexterLord C. healed struggle with Nkomo’s front: his work brings pax to the warwax to the paw; anag. incl. N; ref. L. Carrington, Rhodesia talks
VHCD. M. DuckworthOne who would burn lined tie each end. Droll? Extraordinary!turn blind eye; anag.
VHCS. P. FlittonHe carries fluttering game hen, corded, all agitatedguttering flame; anag.
VHCE. A. FreeWhen abutting olden arch led to cave inone abetting; anag.
VHCR. J. GreenWho may burn a lined tie with firework in his hand?turn a blind eye; 2 mngs.; i.e. Roman candle
VHCS. HolgateTest eggs on West Indian paceman who’s lacking bitebacking light; candle + Holder; ref. Vanburn H.; ’s = has
VHCR. J. HooperKeeper can lead astray forward without a back swearing job is hiswax-bearing; can + anag. less a + holder
VHCL. W. JenkinsonDip pen for a letter with biteabettor with light; candle holder
VHCJ. R. H. JonesMummer’s plate, for instance, held back in discordant end carolplumber’s mate; held (rev.) in anag.
VHCMrs M. KissenProduces hand-rolled cigarette – no filling – bally packer!pally backer; anag. incl. c, e
VHCM. D. LawsOne with wit lacks a bit of creativity – he’s brought back in quirk of droll deanlit wax; c + he (rev.) in anag.; ref AZ’s re-use of old themes
VHCL. E. LodgeA tight lender, not so keen about one caught in arrearslight-tender; an + held (rev.) in colder
VHCD. F. ManleyBorn into rough old cradle, He? I’d have been brought by sight to kneenight to see; n. in anag.
VHCH. W. MassinghamHe gave Leeds men bite, making Elland Rd. echobedesmen light; anag.
VHCC. G. MillinA mummers’ plate, perhaps, recalling former times – a tin receptacle passed roundplumber’s mate; eld (rev.) in can holder
VHCF. R. PalmerOne to think with left? He’ll be cooler, with greater age, about revolutionary thoughtlink with theft; held (rev.) in can older
VHCMiss I. M. RaabMelon’s fate – tinned, we hear, by the French farmerfelon’s mate; ‘canned’ + le + holder
VHCD. R. RobinsonMelon’s fate – any left unfinished gets kept around in chillerfelon’s mate; an(y) + held (rev.) in colder
VHCM. C. SousterI’m reckoned to sing lieder. I’m less enthusiastic about arrangements of Handelsecond to ringleader; anag. in colder
VHCP. H. TaylorClaim farrier might make and cheer old sorrel’s endflame-carrier; anag. incl. l
VHCG. R. WebbStore held back by senior assistant – clearly not one to show a mass gaingas main; can + held (rev.) + older
VHCG. H. WillettA kiss plumb on the mug is the reverse of restrained – more familiaraccomplice; can + held (rev.) + older

HCs in competition 404 awarded to:

R. B. AdcockI. GilmoreR. E. KimmonsRear Adm W. T. C. Ridley
R. H. AdeyG. S. HalseJ. H. C. LeachT. E. Sanders
Mrs A. R. BradfordB. HancockP. W. W. LeachW. J. M. Scotland
Dr M. H. BrideD. V. HarryA. D. LeggeW. K. M. Slimmings
J. M. BrownB. HarveyJ. C. LeylandT. A. J. Spencer
C. I. BullockD. J. HenningsT. A. MartinF. B. Stubbs
R. S. CaffynJ. HeslopD. P. M. MichaelI. Torbe
G. H. ClarkeDr I. G. HigginbothamI. D. MooreJ. Treleaven
J. H. ClearyE. M. HolroydA. C. MorrisonMiss V. Webb
R. DeanR. H. F. IshamR. A. MostynJ. F. N. Wedge
Dr I. S. FletcherP. J. IzodD. S. NagleRev C. D. Westbrook
J. D. FosterMrs N. JarmanK. NisbetSir David Willcocks
B. FrancoMrs D. B. JenkinsonR. F. PardoeD. O. Williams
O. H. FrazerG. JohnstoneW. H. PegramP. Williams
A. B. GardnerN. KemmerMrs A. PriceD. C. Williamson
D. GilesN. KesselE. W. RichartM. G. Wilson