Azed Competition No. 495  Azed Slip  |  ◀  491  |  500  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
495 Oct 1981CACOETHES normal27


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. Allen BakerAche to wallow in the embrace of pros? One shouldn’t start itanag. in (a)ces, & lit.
SecondD. S. NagleWhat can Sherlock’s initial meddling with the cocaine result in? In thiscomp. anag. & lit.
ThirdB. GreerItch – scratch one? Itch gets regularly scratchedalternate letters deleted
VHCR. H. AdeySmoking? A top runner in the finals of the Olympics – odda Coe in anag. incl. cs; ref. Seb C.
VHCA. G. BogieWant itch to cease badly? Scratch itanag. less it, & lit.
VHCR. BrainThe endless soccer rioting includes a compulsive viciousnessa in anag. incl. socce(r)
VHCC. A. ClarkeWhat’s formed by a derivative of coca, sniffed initially, now no longer easily injected?ethe in anag. + s, & lit.
VHCR. DeanItching toes ache abominably after onset of chilblainsc + anag.
VHCP. DrummondAn itch suitably treated ceases to itch – it’s goneanag. less it’s
VHCDr I. S. FletcherConservative has to work with EEC – is this characteristic of antisocialist?C + anag.
VHCB. FrancoAn itch is the first sign of chillblains – then toes ache dreadfullyc + anag.
VHCN. C. GoddardChocs eaten endlessly are bad for one… example of this?anag. incl. eate(n), & lit.
VHCP. F. HendersonUse of drugs? British athlete pitched into a variety of cheatsCoe in anag.; ref. Seb C.’s speech to IOC
VHCA. HodgsonChase Coe with time to make up? It’s enough to make one scratchanag. incl. t; ref Seb C.
VHCE. M. HolroydBad company teaches – this?anag. incl. co., & lit.
VHCM. D. LawsStrong yen? It may be prejudicial to cash flow with EECanag.
VHCD. F. ManleySee chocolates? Lose —— if reducingcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCH. W. MassinghamIt could give the company cause to react, if non-Uanag. incl. co. less U, & lit.
VHCJ. J. MooreCompulsive itch, first sign of chilblains; each toe’s affectedc + anag.
VHCR. F. RayConfounded cat chose middle of flowerbed for nasty habitanag. incl. e
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsWhat does it bring with it – an itch, e.g. to scribe?comp. anag. & lit.; cacoethes scribendi
VHCD. M. StanfordBad habit name dropping, catches one outanag. less n
VHCB. StuartFrantic chase involving Seb on Ovett’s tail – could this be nail-biting?Coe + t, all in anag.; ref. S. Coe, Steve O.
VHCM. S. TaylorName-dropping catches one out: a habit to avoidanag. less n
VHCR. C. TeutonA wee Scotch could develop into this (and women)comp. anag. incl. w, & lit.
VHCD. H. TompsettNot a nice drive – coaches, etc., endlessly weavinganag. incl. et(c)
VHCDr E. YoungIs one ruining with a fountain of water a wee Scotch?comp. anag. incl. w, & lit.; fountain = source

HCs in competition 495 awarded to:

P. F. BauchopJ. F. GrimshawMiss G. MayT. E. Sanders
Mrs F. A. BlanchardR. S. HaddockH. J. McClarronDr W. I. D. Scott
J. M. BrownR. N. P. HawkinsD. P. M. MichaelMrs E. J. Shields
C. J. & M. P. ButlerV. G. HendersonC. G. MillinB. D. Smith
R. S. CaffynMrs S. HewittT. J. MooreyP. C. Thornton
D. P. ChappellS. HolgateA. C. MorrisonI. Torbe
A. J. CrowE. M. HornbyR. J. OxboroughD. V. B. Unwin
E. J. DilleyV. JenningsR. J. PalmerN. W. Ward
H. F. DixonA. H. JonesS. L. PatonMrs M. P. Webber
The Remedial Dept, Duncan Rig School, East KilbrideC. L. JonesW. H. PegramJ. F. N. Wedge
M. G. ElliottF. P. N. LakeM. PostlethwaiteR. J. Whale
P. S. ElliottC. W. LaxtonD. Price Jones 
Mrs W. FearonW. F. MainD. R. Robinson 
G. GregoryD. R. MarshallB. Roe