Azed Competition No. 500  Azed Slip  |  ◀  495  |  504  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
500 Nov 1981BEFOOL (two extra Ds) Extra Letter20


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. AshcroftAdmass imperative: get fund at others’ expenseamass, fun; imperative form of ‘am ass’
SecondD. A. CrosslandDodd, live comediando; be fool; ref. Ken D.; do = cheat
ThirdA. R. ChandlerImpersonate a comic (Dodd)do; be fool; ref. Ken D.; do = cheat
VHCRev C. M. BrounOld comedian lived before draglive, rag; be + fool
VHCJ. CorderyTo make appear less sanded befits a kitchen stool where the ends are just stuck togethersane; bef … ool
VHCC. M. EdmundsDiddle, fiddle of boddlebole; anag.; sv. bodle
VHCR. A. EnglandTake a rise out of piddling funds in BLpiling; oof (rev.) in B el
VHCE. M. HornbyDiddle be-diddleidle; be-fool
VHCF. P. N. LakeKidd’s fighting voyagers loved nothing above a spot of lolly!kid, love; BEF 0 0 l; British Expeditionary Force
VHCD. F. ManleyStuff tummies with D Dinner food – no end of Azed stories coming outinner; foo(d) in bel(lies); ref. AZ dinner
VHCD. P. M. MichaelDuped dazed solver, for instance – before the game’s up!dupe Azed; bef. + loo (rev.)
VHCJ. D. MooreBe natural: DAZ manages to do this, competitors’ powders fail!AZ, powers; be + fool; washing powder brand
VHCC. P. ReaHave noise measured with necessary rising din!measure, in; oof (rev.) in bel; oof, necessary = money
VHCA. RenwickHave lived and flourished with eggs for dinner portionlive, inner; be + O O in fl.
VHCMs E. SaleDiddle and doidle; 2 mngs.; do = cheat
VHCA. D. ScottDodd’s causing a riot in Bootle following appearing there instead of having the premiere in Toxtethdo; anag. with f for T; ref. Ken D.; do = cheat
VHCMrs I. G. SmithTo bamboozle, follow half beer with toddytoy; be(er) + fool
VHCJ. G. StubbsDollars, for example, go up in noised measure. What may the guilder do?noise, guiler; oof (rev.) in bel
VHCJ. WaltonDeluded initially by deft feat of outstanding legerdemaindelude, eft; initial letters
VHCD. B. WilliamsLived for endless love and left, infatuatedlive, infatuate; be fo(r) 0 l

HCs in competition 500 awarded to:

C. Allen BakerB. FrancoM. JellisMrs D. M. C. Prichard
Mrs B. A. BoydellN. C. GoddardA. LawrieA. R. Rudge
H. J. BradburyR. R. GreenfieldM. D. LawsL. G. D. Sanders
C. BroughamB. GreerJ. H. C. LeachR. Stephenson
J. M. BrownA. H. HarkerP. W. W. LeachJ. B. Sweeting
Mrs M. CartlidgeR. B. HarlingL. K. MaltbyR. C. Teuton
C. A. ClarkeP. F. HendersonS. M. MansellI. Torbe
Mrs A. S. DenniffV. G. HendersonB. ManvellA. J. Wardrop
Dr V. G. I. DeshmukhI. A. HerbertH. S. MasonJ. F. N. Wedge
P. DrummondR. HerbertC. MillerR. J. Whale
Mrs M. A. EacottD. HibbertT. J. MooreyW. E. White
Mrs P. EdwardsJ. P. H. HirstC. J. MorseG. H. Willett
R. EllisB. Holland-MartinD. S. NagleM. G. Wilson
D. S. FielkerR. H. F. IshamF. E. Newlove 
Dr I. S. FletcherR. JacksR. J. Palmer 
R. P. C. FormanW. JacksonM. Postlethwaite