Azed Competition No. 439  Azed Slip  |  ◀  434  |  443  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
439 Sep 1980LINGA Printer’s Devilry36


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstE. H. FurnivalA nice axe is needed for sca/lps 
SecondW. J. M. ScotlandEvans the booze sells me the g/in fully pricedmetheglin
ThirdT. E. SandersRomantic sex to/y lines – the joys of youthful love 
VHCMrs A. BoyesPut carpet ro/ll on Tintometer – one strip 
VHCJ. M. BrownThe poker player made a fist, fu/mbling with cards 
VHCE. J. BurgeWhat are secretaries at? Tending to fi/nd typing jobs in offices 
VHCM. CoatesTransplant team is no good if it does not have the hea/rt 
VHCR. V. DeardenDamaged ’plane lands, with dang/er of oil on undercarriage causing anxietyaerofoil
VHCB. FrancoThough I’m luckier in love, he’s more success fu/mbling 
VHCC. FreanCat saw star/light on bush, and pounced 
VHCD. A. GingerNow a troubled world is cal/mer, I can store new hopes of peace 
VHCJ. B. GrahamInventors, dea/d, get sand in their functions 
VHCR. Gregory‘Purdy, when there’s danger? Cal/m bit!’ says SteedGambit; ref. TV ‘The New Avengers’
VHCV. G. HendersonCrosswords circulated (as latest art?). Ru/m Azed tests devoteesref. Centenary Test controversy
VHCD. J. HenningsYou want to come into pri/ze dishonestly? Not advisableref. Azed comp
VHCJ. HicksThe sharper I scare, fu/mbling with marked cards 
VHCE. M. HolroydMens sana…? That’s nonsense – I’m fee/ble-bodied and feeble-minded 
VHCR. E. KimmonsWe have the makings of a future – football genera/tes skill and flairEric Gates, Ipswich Town & England
VHCF. P. N. Lake‘Letters for Ida?’ – Housemai/d dresses with zips to please postman 
VHCE. C. LanceFootballers fou/nd fighting ruined the match 
VHCG. G. LawranceThe postman cannot deliver unless he can see the mai/d dress 
VHCW. H. M. LemmeyHow fee/ble to make epic verse scan! You want to write limericks 
VHCC. G. MillinAfter some chil/d vice, Scrooge became a reformed character 
VHCJ. J. MooreCarter and Reagan are hopeful, but is Anderson too fee/ble to succeed?ref. US election: John A., independent candidate
VHCC. J. MorseBad fee/t, old hams, hocks hardened – sporting hacks!ref. journalistic outcry at trouble at recent Oldham-Sheffield match
VHCC. PearsonStea/k is so lovely, Missis! ’Scuse the poetry – utter bliss! 
VHCW. H. PegramIn a gale, riding tandem’s very hard, but cyc/lone, it’s impossible 
VHCMrs B. SimmondsYou’ll find Pam’s ’ouse fu/mes of loopam, highest card in loo
VHCT. A. J. SpencerPet ro/ll-on can slim – it strips a broad 
VHCR. StephensonI love to see a baby’s mi/nd contented 
VHCJ. G. StubbsStar ve/nds nugget; parts in play with fluteref. ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’
VHCM. J. SucklingLondon cannot match the excitement, nor ma/y Paris 
VHCD. H. TompsettWretched Sou/th – didn’t know King had fallen!‘Tell it not in Gath’
VHCV. C. D. VowlesDid you notice the star/light on the church tower last night? 
VHCM. R. WetherfieldI can’t help Smi/thers, he’s miles back 
VHCW. D. WigleyI buy myself wine by the litre, my pet ro/ll-ons 

HCs in competition 439 awarded to:

F. D. H. AtkinsonF. D. GardinerR. D. McCallB. D. Smith
M. J. BalfourH. J. GodwinJ. McGheeF. B. Stubbs
M. BarnesB. HancockB. N. McQuadeL. M. Styler
E. A. BeaulahD. V. HarryG. McStravickF. E. Thomas
O. R. BloorE. M. HornbyR. A. MostynL. E. Thomas
Dr M. H. BrideJ. HorwoodW. MurphyI. Torbe
A. J. BulmanR. JacksN. O’NeillD. V. B. Unwin
R. N. ChignellA. H. JonesF. R. PalmerJ. Walton
D. L. L. ClarkeProf N. KesselR. J. PalmerA. J. Wardrop
A. J. CrowR. LawrenceS. L. PatonM. H. E. Watson
G. CuthbertA. LawrieT. PattersonJ. F. N. Wedge
J. V. S. A. DaviesM. D. LawsM. G. PayneMrs J. Welford
R. A. DehnJ. H. C. LeachB. A. PikeJ. B. Widdowson
A. L. DennisMrs E. LuscombeP. PoultonMiss B. J. Widger
N. C. DexterD. F. ManleyE. R. RiddleG. H. Willett
J. H. DingwallS. M. MansellD. R. RobinsonD. C. Williamson
R. P. C. FormanB. ManvellA. D. ScottL. C. Wright
M. FreemanL. MayC. I. Semeonoff