Azed Competition No. 423  Azed Slip  |  < 419  |  426 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
423 May 1980ACCOUTRE normal26


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstT. J. MooreyCarter coup tails off in disarray – prepare for war?Carte(r) cou(p) anag.; ref. Iran hostages fiasco
SecondA. G. BogiePrepare for war? Oddly, a truce is broken by one who won’tCO in anag.
ThirdE. M. HolroydPrepare one to receive cut or hit?anag. in ace & lit.
VHCDr J. K. AronsonDress account over-extravagant – very little change at the end of a hundred sovereignacc. outré, a C couter
VHCM. BarnesActor’s confused with cue – old ones would when tiringanag.; tire (1)
VHCE. J. BurgeIt’s extravagant and beneath amateur cricket club to equip with helmets, etca, CC + outré
VHCN. C. DexterCoat curée, possiblyanag. & lit.; ref. deriv. in SOED: ‘prob. f. à + coustre a sacristan, who robed the clergyman’
VHCN. C. GoddardPlay ace or cut deckanag.
VHCG. B. HigginsBill in error; second note put in mailacc. out re
VHCE. M. HornbyCounty do attended by Queen in service dressco. ut R in ace
VHCH. HudsonNo time for truce, coat off, equip for battleanag. less t
VHCA. LawrieGet head of clinic in to cure a broken armc in anag.
VHCD. F. ManleyDeck tennis service may go outside court with a splashanag. in ace
VHCS. M. MansellCricket club in the field are about to prepare for battleCC, out in are
VHCD. P. M. MichaelA little volume, beyond what is proper – fit for scrappinga cc. outré
VHCC. J. MorseTUC & Co. are jolted by current suitanag.; ref. court injunction against 14 May strike
VHCT. W. MortimerStove, court ace, gets ready to serve?anag.; ref. Betty S., ready vb.
VHCF. R. PalmerInvest to equip rig? The bill’s fantastic – and so is what’s to accrue3 meanings; acc. outré and anag.
VHCMrs A. G. PhillipsMembers of O.C.T.U. may take care to dress soanag. & lit.
VHCB. RoeDress coat recut short – to fit?anag. incl. recu(t)
VHCW. J. M. ScotlandSupply contents of pouch, pack etc to Sappers?ouc, ac, t anag. + RE, & lit.
VHCB. D. SmithFurnish a target for former Anglo-French investors, accepting a price on the Boursecoût in (seige of) Acre
VHCJ. C. P. TaylorCurrent cost accounting reverses extravagant habitCCA (rev.) + outré
VHCI. TorbeA drop too much! Ready for a fighta, cc, outré
VHCMrs M. R. WishartYou’ll get rum below according to deckacc. + outré
VHCW. WoodruffSovereign shuffles feet after bill for dressa/c + couter (er rev.)

HCs awarded in competition 423 to:

C. Allen BakerO. M. EllisB. K. KellyC. P. Rea
T. AndersonC. E. Faulkner-KingN. KemmerK. Reed
F. D. H. AtkinsonDr I. S. FletcherF. P. N. LakeE. W. Richart
M. J. BalfourO. H. FrazerM. D. LawsD. R. Robinson
M. K. BamberF. D. GardinerJ. P. LesterT. E. Sanders
A. J. BulmanJ. A. GillB. LoweW. K. M. Slimmings
Mrs M. J. CansfieldS. GoldieW. F. MainF. B. Stubbs
E. ChalkleyJ. F. GrimshawL. K. MaltbyDr G. A. Styles
D. P. ChappellI. F. HainesC. S. MarcusR. C. Teuton
C. A. ClarkeF. W. HallH. S. MasonR. VanLangen
P. R. ClemowD. V. HarryRev M. R. MetcalfL. J. Wayman
M. CoatesR. N. HaygarthR. A. MostynT. Wightman
A. G. C. CoxP. F. HendersonJ. P. O’NeillL. C. Wright
Mrs M. P. CraineV. G. HendersonS. L. Paton 
A. J. CrowA. HodgsonW. H. Pegram 
Mrs C. M. DelsoW. IslipMrs E. M. Phair