Azed Competition No. 491  Azed Slip  |  < 486  |  495 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
491 Sep 1981SEVENTY-EIGHT normal27


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstM. D. LawsSingle, on the shelf now, having been stood up days before tying the knoteves rev. + anag.
SecondJ. P. H. HirstBallesteros minus five near start of the round yet cracked. Some modern players can’t take it!Seve(riano) + anag. in nigh + t
ThirdDr I. S. FletcherA record by Miller, perhaps, holing a great deal with hole in viewvent in eye in sight; Glenn M., Johnny M.
VHCE. A. BeaulahRace with the finishes of Sebby and Steve in prospect: record liable to be brokenevent y, e in sight; ref. Seb Coe, Steve Ovett
VHCP. R. BestTraditional compass of life boat turns too fast for modern deckslife span; rowing boat
VHCE. J. BurgeI require needles (to get in the groove) less often nowadays – they get veins deformedanag.
VHCN. C. DexterYet this – gramophone’s first – wobbles round still!even in anag. & lit.
VHCJ. A. GillRecord (LP) collectors may play this, given set they adjustedanag.
VHCB. GreerRecord total produced by working round the clock2 meanings; 1+2+3…+12 = 78
VHCG. GregoryThey get vines treated – it should be a very good vintageanag.; ref. 1978 a good year for French wines
VHCP. F. HendersonYes, the vintage playing is due to spinning a ——comp. anag. & lit.
VHCV. G. HendersonHave gay twenties hits? Could be what a —— is playingcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCA. H. JonesOn which we heard ‘—— for Two’? Possibly yes, given the Tanag.
VHCJ. LawrenceIt plays an old-time dance, perhaps: novel steps at the double39 × 2; ref. Buchan novel
VHCC. LovingIt’s not on for Sony – result is limited – blues number perhaps?event in S(on)y + eight (rowing)
VHCL. K. MaltbyI used to go round playing about six over par2 meanings; 72 about average golf-course par
VHCD. F. ManleyRecording of G. Miller? View gripping incident with pair in leg-bye finallyevent ye in sight; Glenn M., Geoff M.; ref. Nat. West cricket final
VHCH. W. MassinghamIt has features of flat metal washer, in a sense!even tye in sight; holed disc
VHCMiss G. MayI saw Camp David talks set everything to rights? Not right!anag. less r
VHCJ. J. MooreI’m nearing 80, too old for discos, smooth, yet gnarled in appearanceeven, anag. in sight
VHCC. J. MorseObserve and you’ll find exactly one trough in it (not this many!)even tye in sight
VHCR. A. MostynWhat revolutions preceded the Forty Five? (Gie thy events in proper order)anag.
VHCW. J. M. ScotlandE.g. this musty release the castaway’s included?vent ye in anag. & lit.; ref. Desert Island Discs
VHCA. D. ScottBallesteros hit gently for a change, losing length – the possible result?Seve + anag. less l
VHCM. C. SousterWith nothing to lose, he’s eying Ovett strangely. Record not unbreakableanag.; ref. Steve O.
VHCMrs M. P. WebberIn a sense smooth yet oddly groovy old music-makereven, anag. in sight
VHCD. C. Williamson A ——? Yes, the vintage pressingcomp. anag. & lit.; press = strain

HCs awarded in competition 491 to:

Mrs E. AllenR. S. CaffynJ. GraingeN. E. Sharp
C. Allen BakerMrs M. J. CansfieldJ. F. GrimshawMrs E. J. Shields
Dr J. K. AronsonE. S. ClarkI. A. HerbertD. M. Stanford
D. W. ArthurC. A. ClarkeM. A. Macdonald-CooperB. Stuart
A. J. BissetR. M. S. CorkD. P. M. MichaelJ. G. Stubbs
A. G. BogieMrs M. P. CraineC. G. MillinL. M. Sturges
Mrs A. BoyesP. DrummondJ. J. MurthaM. S. Taylor
C. BoylesB. FrancoT. N. NesbittR. A. Wells
C. BroughamO. H. FrazerM. PostlethwaiteR. J. Whale
Rev C. M. BrounS. GoldieL. G. D. SandersW. Woodruff
C. J. & M. P. ButlerJ. J. GoulstoneT. E. Sanders