Azed Competition No. 460  Azed Slip  |  < 456  |  464 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
460 Feb 1981SWOOP normal27

 

AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstA. K. GregoryZero in suddenlyo in swop & lit.; see supplement in Chambers 1977
SecondC. A. ClarkeStrike having circled round?O in swop, & lit.
ThirdDr E. YoungZero would do, in strikeO in swop, & lit ; do = suffice; Z., Jap. fighter plane
VHCD. AshcroftSun to have Court Page? Peregrine’s line, surelyS, woo, p; ref. P. Worsthorne
VHCMrs A. R. BradfordRapid plunging of body to pursue (amorously) in wanting childrenwoo in sp
VHCE. J. BurgeCircle in suddenly – in descent (of course)O in swop, & lit.; down word
VHCD. A. H. ByattLove in exchange for Cupid’s dart?O in swop
VHCDr V. G. I. DeshmukhWomen’s busts outsize – uplift needed round soft downward plungingW in OS (rev.) + O, p
VHCN. C. DexterWhat does Owl do? Woos Pussy-cat when starting at seaanag. incl. P) ref. Lear: ‘The Owl and the Pussy-cat’
VHCO. H. FrazerScots pass swiftly outflanks Welsh onslaughtW in soop
VHCN. C. GoddardSpring – the first signs of which occupy suitorwoo in Sp; suitor v.
VHCJ. J. GoulstoneSoak embraces misery in a divewo in sop
VHCV. G. HendersonDip determining disaster?2 meanings
VHCMrs R. HerbertSwift downward flight leads to shrew – wily old owl’s preyfirst letters
VHCJ. P. H. HirstA sudden onslaught in Noel’s TV show: O for a bit of peace and quiet!O for a p sh in (Multicoloured) Swap Shop
VHCE. M. HolroydLeads to sudden winged onslaught on prey?first letters
VHCA. H. JonesWork will be needed, not half, after Shirley Williams and Owen initially take the plungeS.W.,O. + op
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperJock and I’ll crash Vanessa’s party – could be the death of Mrs MacD. and the kids!oo in S(ocialist) W(orkers’) P(arty)); ref. V. Redgrave, Lady Macduff in ‘Macbeth’
VHCC. G. MillinNot exactly a slow operation – it doesn’t take longanag. incl. op. less l, & lit.
VHCC. J. MorseWarning to go slow in steep and sudden descentwo in sop
VHCR. J. PalmerSouse and souse to drown sorrowwo in sop; souse = swoop
VHCK. ReedDive over with try to win in the middle of Arms Parkwoo in s P; Welsh R. U. ground
VHCW. J. M. ScotlandStop parking in busy spot with time running out or traffic warden will!wo in anag. less t
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsCase for court is maybe odds on… after police one?woo in S. P.
VHCJ. B. SweetingDuck in suddenlyO in swop, & lit.
VHCA. J. WardropWhat lovers do with poise after start of seduction?s, woo, p
VHCL. C. WrightSpeedy action, by CID perhaps, will deal a blow to vice ringo in swap; vice vt.
 

HCs awarded in competition 460 to:

T. AndersonDr J. C. FeltonMrs D. B. JenkinsonJ. Philbrick
E. A. BeaulahD. S. FielkerN. KemmerD. R. Robinson
A. BottomsDr I. S. FletcherR. E. KimmonsG. C. Rosser
Mrs A. BoyesRev S. W. FloydG. G. LawranceT. E. Sanders
Rev C. M. BrounM. A. FurmanM. D. LawsD. P. Shenkin
A. J. BulmanF. D. GardinerM. LloydD. M. Stanford
R. S. CaffynS. GoldieB. LoweF. B. Stubbs
Mrs M. J. CansfieldJ. GraingeD. F. ManleyE. Tingle
D. P. ChappellB. GreerB. ManvellD. H. Tompsett
G. H. ClarkeR. B. GroteL. MayA. R. Trowell
M. CoatesT. HallamD. P. M. MichaelR. Van Langen
Mrs M. P. CraineA. O. HarriesJ. J. MooreA. J. M. Watt
G. CuthbertD. HarrisonT. J. MooreyC. E. Williams
P. DrummondP. F. HendersonA. C. MorrisonD. C. Williamson
M. EarleN. HobbsR. A. MostynM. G. Wilson
Miss L. EveleighT. HoggartDr P. Owen 
C. J. FeetenbyR. A. HutchinsonF. R. Palmer