Azed Competition No. 464  Azed Slip  |  ◀  460  |  469  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
464 Mar 1981SIMKIN normal28


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. P. H. HirstThis might be drunk, on engagement of a Royal Highness, in Kashmircomp. anag. incl. a RH, & lit.; ref. engagement of Prince Charles
SecondA. J. RedstoneChampagne Charlie2 mngs.; s. = fool, see OED
ThirdJ. G. HullThis can make Simla folk loosen indeed!Simla kin less la!, & lit.
VHCT. AndersonOne way of seducing is with mink – this could be anotheranag.
VHCD. W. ArthurYou’ll find me served up in society familymi (rev.) in S kin, & lit.; me2
VHCMrs K. BissettI’m used to break up a kind of vessel – or launch one?I’m in skin
VHCA. J. CrowI’m bottledI’m in skin, & lit.
VHCP. DrummondThe widow in Pakistan is required simply not to importune relativessim(ply) + kin; the Widow = champagne
VHCB. FrancoWell off Pakistani mister might provide this at partiescomp. anag. & lit.
VHCS. GoldieFor what the ’eathen called the Widow – skin ’im aliveanag.; the Widow = champagne; cf. Kipling: Barrack Room Ballads
VHCJ. F. GrimshawThis – an easterly bubbly – may be recognised as mistakenly arisencomp. anag. & lit.
VHCV. G. HendersonCharley’s bubbly2 mngs.; s. = fool, see OED; ref. Champagne Ch.
VHCN. KemmerBeastly drink from Simla, pink possiblyanag. less lap
VHCM. D. LawsI’m imbibed by society folkI’m in S kin, & lit.
VHCJ. P. LesterPerhaps the Widow is revolting, married – and cattyis (rev.) + m + kin2; the Widow = champagne
VHCL. K. MaltbyFirst draught in gluttony, perhapsMk I in sin, & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyWhen I’m top man? What’s silver will be filled with this(A)s I’m kin(g), & lit.; ref. AZ cup
VHCT. J. MooreyBubbly I am in pigeonI’m in skin; pigeon, skin = fleece, cheat
VHCC. J. MorseStrong drink corrupted Puritan familysim kin; see Simeonite
VHCA. W. T. MottramApe relative, Scot free, foams at the mouthi.e. sim(Ian) kin
VHCR. J. PalmerOne getting married cracks a case – of this?I m in skin, & lit.
VHCE. R. RiddleI’m bottledI’m in skin, & lit.
VHCT. E. SandersWhen one gets married it should fill the wine vesselI m in skin, & lit.
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsUnorthodox Pakistanis getting married find this apt as ‘bubbly’comp. anag. incl. m, & lit.
VHCF. B. StubbsIt’s a pity about Mark I – no joy for the TT, popMk I in sin; TT = race, teetotal; pop = champagne
VHCL. M. SturgesAs Charles’s love (and under some pressure) I’m given special protectionI’m in skin; ref. Champagne Charlie, Diana Spencer
VHCA. J. WardropI’m what starts Kashmiri in religious transgression, perhapsI’m K in sin, & lit.
VHCM. G. WilsonI’m in Indian (not red) wineI’m in (red)skin

HCs in competition 464 awarded to:

C. Allen BakerR. E. FordI. D. McDonaldD. R. Robinson
D. R. AppletonE. H. FreedmanC. H. MillerW. J. M. Scotland
W. G. ArnottF. D. GardinerW. L. MironC. A. Sears
M. J. BalfourS. C. GilchristJ. D. MooreMrs E. J. Shields
E. A. BeaulahJ. A. GillJ. J. MooreG. M. Stark
T. S. B. BennettP. F. HendersonF. MossI. Torbe
H. J. BradburyE. M. HolroydR. A. MostynK. Victor
Mrs A. R. BradfordJ. HopkinsonJ. J. MurthaH. A. B. Webster
E. J. BurgeW. JacksonD. S. NagleMrs J. Welford
C. J. and M. P. ButlerC. H. JaquesF. E. NewloveR. A. Wells
P. CargillMrs D. B. JenkinsonS. E. NodderS. Woods
E. S. ClarkG. JohnstoneF. R. PalmerL. C. Wright
Mrs M. P. CraineA. LawrieS. L. PatonDr R. L. Wynne
L. J. DavenportC. W. LaxtonW. H. PegramDr E. Young
A. L. DennisC. LovingN. A. Perkins 
N. C. DexterM. A. Macdonald-CooperM. Postlethwaite 
H. F. DixonDr R. A. MainA. I. Rees