Azed Competition No. 447  Azed Slip  |  ◀  443  |  452  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
447 Nov 1980URTICARIA / APOGRAPHS Right and Left25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstG. JohnstoneEruptive outbreak – “ ’air cut! ’air cut!” repeats a Petty Officer evaluating lines of ratingsanag.; a PO graphs; cut = drunk
SecondC. Loving‘Double ’air cut’ ordered rash Petty Officer, ‘Part with gash curls – no time for nice models!’anag. of air air cut; anag. incl. PO less t; gash4
ThirdD. V. B. UnwinOh! Grappa’s in cocktail – doubles get the wind up after furore of tauric eruptionanag.; anag. + air (rev.)
VHCC. Allen BakerRash: just up and shaved I caught one, getting the breeze up… psora – horrific! A G.P. treated others just the sametru(e) (rev.) + I c a + air (rev.); anag. incl. H; former film certificate
VHCE. J. Burge‘ “Hurricane” missing first and last two in frame, with a tie not quite done up, gets rash’ prints a posh rag page (sporting)anag. of (H)urrica(ne) a ti(e); anag. incl. p; ref. ‘H.’ Higgins, snooker player preferring open neck
VHCA. J. CrowPapa’s rough, non-U, reels, spits, renders, without a bit of style, rustic song. I burnanag. less U; anag. less s + aria; spit n.
VHCS. GoldiePhosphorus, half wound with a rag, spits fire from touching air – cut air supplyanag. incl. phosp(horus); anag.; spit n., supply adv.
VHCJ. F. GrimshawActive grasshopper jumps without hesitation and second copies exactly the same convulsive motion finding itself amidst poisonous root – a rash typea + anag. less er, s; tic in urari a
VHCP. F. HendersonRash primaries in USA – really, those idiots Carter and Reagan (ignoring Anderson) – you can’t choose between them! Perhaps hostages will be released – then you could say: ‘He’s set these free’first letters; comp. anag.; ref. US election, Iran crisis
VHCV. G. HendersonThis ‘nettly’ rash could be acutely irritant source of anxiety; photographer’s first to go spare endlessly upset about wench’s bottom: perfect models are requiredcomp. anag. & lit.; a p + h in anag. of go spar(e)
VHCE. M. HolroydRash modification of repeated air – cut a page, turn over, scrambling unfinished phrase – photocopies needed?anag. of air air cut; a p + go (rev.) + anag. of phras(e)
VHCC. H. HudsonThis may sting – treating it with a curari dressing can make a rash go pop (nothing lost in reproductions)anag. in anag.; anag. less 0
VHCMiss E. H. C. JenkinsSpasm in original song leads to rash transposition of a G-sharp op. – copies wantedtic in ur-aria; anag.
VHCJ. R. H. JonesDoubles softly round to G.P. with rash breaking out: after a skin eruption suffered with no hospital, one gets wind up about little casesa + p O + anag.; (H)urt + ca. in I air (rev.)
VHCD. F. ManleyTenors gasp and harp on about love, a complaint conveyed perhaps by touching hesitancy in diction and jerking melody0 in anag.; ur tic aria; on = getting drunk
VHCD. P. M. MichaelRe-writes unaltered Greek in a version of Sappho after some hesitation; nervous reaction to song causes complainta + Gr. in anag.; ur + tic + aria
VHCW. L. MironHerbert in awkward love grasp facsimiles primitive convulsion: strain causes eruptionA.P.H. in anag. incl. 0; ur-tic aria; ref. writer and broadcaster
VHCJ. J. MooreSkin eruption – it’s to be treated with curari – active initially as pimples or gatherings, with painfully sharp repetitionsanag. + a; a p o g + anag.
VHCR. A. MostynPrecise reproductions, pungent, taken from a photograph (head of self) can bring out irritating blemishes, the heart of caricature about one, possiblyanag. less hot + s; I in anag. of (c)aricatur(e)
VHCN. O’NeillEffects of rubbing, perhaps, variations in quantity in lather of soap, signs of hesitancy, nervousness, strain:– skin rash!graph in anag.; ur tic aria; ref. brass rubbing
VHCR. J. PalmerWhat accompanies ‘The Sting’? Early sort of tune with jerky movement in it copies a piano rag with posh playingtic in ur-aria; anag. incl. p; ref. Joplin theme music for film
VHCT. E. SandersCopies Sappho, a Greek improperly rash, with primitive sexual attraction exalted by the ultimate in lyric songanag. incl. Gr.; ur- + it (rev.) + c + aria
VHCW. J. M. ScotlandHeartlessly, the devil in print, filling a page to attempt over Sabbath, duplicates irritation – nothing’s removed from our endless suffering without 1 Ac. solved!Ra(l)ph in a p, go (rev.), S; (0)ur + anag. in tria(l)
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsA go with partner initially and sharp mixed doubles? That’ll make you itchy, warm and dry: a lemon, maybe, cut up is the answeranag. incl. p; air a citru(s) (rev.)
VHCMrs M. P. WebberRash critic with aura caught out for reviewing pop rag has distributed duplicate copiesanag. less c; anag.

HCs in competition 447 awarded to:

J. BeasleyB. FrancoP. W. W. LeachA. D. Scott
Mrs E. R. BeattieO. H. FrazerJ. C. LeylandD. P. Shenkin
C. J. BroughamF. D. GardinerC. J. LoweB. D. Smith
Rev C. M. BrounO. GreenwoodP. MacdonaldR. C. Teuton
Mrs M. J. CansfieldB. GreerL. K. MaltbyD. H. Tompsett
E. ChalkleyE. J. and S. D. GriewH. W. MassinghamI. Torbe
P. R. ClemowJ. C. HobbsL. MayP. M. Trott
P. F. ColtmanE. M. HornbyC. G. MillinA. R. Trowell
Mrs M. P. CraineJ. G. HullC. J. MorseMiss B. J. Widger
P. DellotA. H. JonesT. W. MortimerT. Wightman
Dr V. G. I. DeshmukhR. E. KimmonsMrs K. D. P. NormanD. C. Williamson
N. C. DexterF. P. N. LakeD. B. OatenW. Woodruff
J. H. DingwallG. G. LawranceC. W. Robins 
L. EveleighJ. H. C. LeachB. F. Russell