Azed Competition No. 443  Azed Slip  |  ◀  439  |  447  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
443 Oct 1980STEEPLECROWN normal29


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. C. DexterEnter low space carelessly – and you’ll knock one off!anag. less a, & lit.
SecondN. C. GoddardCone of beans when ground won’t perc. lees!anag.
ThirdD. AshcroftLa Bretonne wears it to church to confess after having let crepes crumbleanag. + own
VHCC. Allen BakerWhat’s high and possibly worn on the head of a lad bottom of the Remove and a bit of a clot?steep + l e c + anag., & lit.; dunce’s cap
VHCE. J. BurgeTruncated Welsh cornet in fashion round top of eisteddfod participant’s head?e p in anag. incl. Wels(h), & lit.
VHCS. CaffynMight make person’s head swelter, cone like thisanag. incl. p, & lit.
VHCG. H. ClarkePiece spelt with two E’s at first? Wrong! Wear this hat!anag. + crown
VHCA. J. CrowSee pert clown mock in pointed fashionanag.
VHCA. L. FreemanSee pert clown got up – in this?anag. & lit.
VHCE. J. and S. D. GriewAbsurdly high exotic article on conjuror’s head, worn with magical effectsteep + le + c + anag., & lit.
VHCV. G. HendersonWhat cornered simpleton is sporting – could be this hat with ‘D’ on rimcomp. anag. & lit.; dunce’s hat
VHCJ. G. HullSort of conical chimney pot? Take sweep to clean one out if fouled upanag. incl. r less a
VHCR. JacksNote Peel wound in county up north is what soars over browte + anag., all in Worcs (rev.) + N
VHCR. E. KimmonsHigh, loftily extended cone initially worn religiouslysteep + l e c + anag., & lit; religious = very exact
VHCF. P. N. LakeWhateffer makes we Celts prone to be represented in this?anag. & lit.; Welsh pron.
VHCM. D. LawsLet new poser struggle with the acme in crosswords – Ximenes’ victims had to wear it!anag. incl. c; Inquisition victims wore s., see hat in Brewer
VHCJ. C. LeylandSee pert clown perform in this?anag. & lit.
VHCW. F. MainDunce’s cap, for example, is difficult to suffer interminably with honoursteep le(t) crown
VHCD. F. ManleyWe respect no learner sporting thisanag. incl. L, & lit.; dunce’s cap
VHCC. G. MillinPointed cap a pupil holding English in poor respect needs to haveL E in anag. + own
VHCR. A. MostynIn the crew, one slept uneasily – definitely not a boateranag.
VHCF. R. PalmerWhat’s adorned Welsh crone’s pate? This hascomp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. J. PalmerDisgraceful ‘twerp’s cone’ covering heads of lazers erstwhile?l e in anag., & lit.
VHCE. W. RichartCrept low and seen anyhow! It’s that tall hatanag.
VHCT. E. SandersCapital investment for the not so bright acquired by false pretences combined with low cunninganag.
VHCA. D. ScottMight I be high on the heads of little educated chaps and worn in disgrace?steep + l e c + anag., & lit.
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsThis, with nary a halo worn, would do for a crone’s Hallowe’en partycomp. anag. & lit.
VHCM. H. E. WatsonWitchcraft makes crone sweep ends of rat tail into itanag. incl. t l, & lit.
VHCDr E. YoungI’ll go on head of party – up to a point! (Bluff Jim giving T.U.C. boss heart?)steep + Crow in Len; ref. J. Crow, J. Callaghan, L. Murray

HCs in competition 443 awarded to:

W. AndersonMrs K. GoodwinM. A. Macdonald-CooperW. J. M. Scotland
D. W. ArthurM. GreenwoodRev W. P. ManahanMrs E. J. Shields
Miss C. BessexG. GregoryT. J. MooreyF. B. Stubbs
A. J. BulmanB. HancockW. MurphyJ. B. Sweeting
E. ChalkleyR. B. HarlingJ. J. MurthaD. H. Tompsett
C. A. ClarkeB. HarveyDr P. OwenD. V. B. Unwin
M. CoatesJ. HendersonS. L. PatonMrs M. P. Webber
J. H. DingwallG. JohnstoneW. H. PegramR. J. Whale
M. G. ElliottA. H. JonesJ. T. PriceD. C. Williamson
Dr I. S. FletcherN. KemmerC. P. ReaR. G. Wilson
C. FreanJ. LawrenceA. Renwick 
S. GoldieC. J. LoweC. W. Robins