Azed Competition No. 419  Azed Slip  |  ◀  414  |  423  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
419 Apr 1980RAMILLIES normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. J. MorseMarlborough’s second crusher in conclusive quartet of victoriesa mill in (victo)ries, & lit.
SecondDr A. H. SevilleExchanges of blows: into this I’m knocked?anag. in rallies, & lit.; cocked hat
ThirdB. D. SmithFar from passée young lady in cape was à la mode after an engagementMillie in ras; ref. ‘Thoroughly Modern M.’
VHCP. F. BauchopVilleroi’s armies have scattered: we may assume this battle is overcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCA. G. BogieVery ‘modern’ girl in classy drawers, say – very unmodern gearMillie in RAs; ref. ‘Thoroughly Modern M.’; i.e. draw-ers
VHCRev C. M. BrounOnce fashionable wear gives false impression about man’s headm in rail5 + lies, & lit.
VHCN. C. DexterOne following Marlborough’s first in series of hits at courtM I in rallies, & lit.
VHCR. P. C. FormanDig this site – you might unearth les militariescomp. anag. & lit.
VHCB. FrancoFashionable articles or dress, surprisingly is/are tying up very little cashmill in anag.
VHCA. L. FreemanA Churchill victory sign that’s used in wrong waysRam + i.e. in ills; John C., Duke of Marlborough
VHCD. V. HarryA queen with ana – a thousand and one long stories – protected many heads, centuries agoR ā MI l lies; ref. Scheherazade
VHCP. F. HendersonRise unsteadily in a boxing match? On the contrary, show style from earlier fighti.e. a mill in anag.
VHCMrs S. L. JordanHairpiece made from variety of grass and woven lisleram + anag.
VHCF. P. N. LakeComplications to arise about boxing contest? British hero’s big fight venue in question!mill in anag.; ref. A. Minter
VHCM. D. LawsCovering for the pate whose day has gone, sunk by a fashion of realism?li(d) in anag., & lit.
VHCJ. G. LevackMr. Ali in combat is laid low. A great victoryanag. + lies
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperHead covering one described as thoroughly modern? This head covering isn’t!Millie in ras; ref. ‘Thoroughly Modern M.’
VHCS. M. MansellThe heads of Marlborough’s infantry put in series of strikes hereM i in rallies
VHCA. McIntyreMinter’s one-two in quick exchanges of blows secures English victoryMi(nter) in rallies; ref. Alan M., boxer
VHCT. J. MooreyArmies switching right to left take heart from brilliant victory(bri)lli(ant) in armies with r moved to front
VHCM. PackmanRiles M. Ali, when getting changed for the big fightanag.
VHCF. R. PalmerYou’d find me among advertisements for Marlboro, or Marlboroughmi in rallies; ref. motorsports sponsored by M.; me2
VHCW. H. PegramA new serial about military battle dress?mil. in anag.
VHCD. C. WilliamsonHead covering that’s indicated after fightmill i.e. in ras, & lit.
VHCDr E. YoungMarlborough’s debut in period garment inventions?M in rail5 + lies, & lit.

HCs in competition 419 awarded to:

R. H. AdeyR. A. EnglandW. IslipD. S. Nagle
C. Allen BakerH. W. EvansA. H. JonesF. E. Newlove
D. W. ArthurDr I. S. FletcherC. L. JonesDr P. Owen
Miss L. F. BellN. C. GoddardJ. R. H. JonesH. Rainger
C. E. BelvilleH. J. GodwinB. K. KellyA. E. & D. M. Renwick
P. R. BestS. GoldieC. LovingE. G. Riley
Mrs F. BlanchardR. B. HarlingMrs S. M. MacphersonF. B. Stubbs
E. J. BurgeP. A. HayL. K. MaltbyJ. G. Stubbs
M. CoatesE. M. HolroydD. F. ManleyA. P. Vincent
A. F. ColesC. H. HudsonDr R. G. Monk 
Mrs J. B. ColthamR. H. F. IshamW. Murphy