Azed Competition No. 513  Azed Slip  |  ◀  508  |  517  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
513 Feb 1982ETYMOLOGICON normal27


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. G. StubbsNotice gym loo stinking? Onions, possiblyanag.; ref. C. T. Onions, editor of Oxford Dict. of Eng. Etymology
SecondC. J. LoweBreak my toe on chunk of wood? – Figure the volume of verbal originality!anag. + log + icon
ThirdD. H. TompsettWhat’s ‘cento’ originally about? I go and look mine upI go lo my (rev.) in anag., & lit.
VHCM. J. BalfourBrewer’s product gives me too cloying a sensationanag.; Dict. of Phrase & Fable
VHCE. J. BurgeRound 1 – gloomy Conteh almost out. That explains origin of language used!I in anag. less h; ref. John C., boxer
VHCE. ChalkleyTattered tome, thick one that follower of X has got in study?Y in anag. + log I + con, & lit.; thick n.; X = Ximenes
VHCN. C. DexterGo look my note up – and figure the rootgo lo my te (rev.) + icon, & lit.
VHCM. G. ElliottShell GT Economy Oil: BL may find it usefulanag.; BL = Bachelor of Letters, British Leyland
VHCP. S. ElliottWhere one finds the elements in a word gloomy, ice not meltinganag.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherCould be I’m to undergo revision with neology about to be includedanag. incl. c, & lit.
VHCO. H. FrazerChambers? My loo got nice potty!anag.
VHCJ. A. GillIn cometology is a derivation of this – and vice versaanag. & lit.
VHCS. GoldieI’ll give you serendipity’s root: correct sources of my information go to Ceylonanag. incl. m i
VHCJ. J. GoulstonePlacement for neologic mot? Yes, initiallyanag. incl. Y, & lit.
VHCD. V. HarryA ready source of words, that’s me – I go to C. only rarelyanag.; rare = extraordinary; C. = Chambers
VHCJ. P. H. HirstBook of words; odd loco men go by it, ignoring lead from Bucktonanag. less B; ref. Ray B., ASLEF Gen. Sec.
VHCW. JacksonAbroad and gloomy, distracted, I no longer know where to establish rootset + anag. + I con
VHCM. D. LawsIn motel, go coy with embarrassment, and book giving dubious origins?anag.; ref. ‘etym. dub.’
VHCD. F. ManleyMy OE lingo C. T. Onions initially edited perhapsanag. incl. O, & lit.; ref. editor of Oxford Dict. of Eng. Etymology
VHCL. MayTry me. (I go only to C.)anag. & lit.; I = AZ, C. = Chambers; try = sift etc.
VHCC. G. MillinHaving no C, my source of true English around, I go and look up another dictionaryI go lo in no C my t E, all rev.; C = Chambers
VHCC. J. MorseI’m not infatuated with ecology, I’m just devoted to rootsanag.
VHCR. J. PalmerIn book of ‘Roots’ e g. I’m to colony transportedanag.; ref. Alex Haley novel
VHCD. RileyIt relates ‘icy’ to O.E., O.N., and M.L.G.anag. & lit.; old languages
VHCMrs E. J. ShieldsInto ecology, worried about origin of manure? My leaves supply roots with organic particlesanag. incl. m; see organic in C.
VHCP. D. SmithIt defines ento-, myco- and olig- in compositionanag. & lit.
VHCJ. F. N. Wedge‘Roots’ book upset me – too cloyinganag.; ref. Alex Haley novel

HCs in competition 513 awarded to:

Miss M. R. AdcockC. J. FeetenbyF. P. N. LakeR. F. Ray
Mrs G. M. BarkerMrs J. FerrisJ. W. LeonardC. P. Rea
M. BarleyM. GoodyearR. K. LumsdonC. W. Robins
E. A. BeaulahMs J. GoreJ. D. H. MackintoshG. C. Rosser
A. BottomsJ. F. GrimshawDr R. A. MainH. R. Sanders
Miss A. R. BradfordB. HancockL. K. MaltbyL. G. D. Sanders
A. J. BulmanE. L. HancockRev W. P. ManahanA. D. Scott
C. J. & M. P. ButlerR. HarlingT. A. MartinW. K. M. Slimmings
P. CargillV. G. HendersonH. W. MassinghamG. Snowden-Davies
C. A. ClarkeMrs S. HewittJ. J. MooreM. C. Souster
D. L. L. ClarkeMrs N. HobbsR. A. MostynT. A. J. Spencer
P. R. ClemowR. J. HooperJ. J. MurthaB. Stuart
Mrs D. M. ColleyJ. G. HullD. S. NagleF. B. Stubbs
Mrs J. B. ColthamM. JellisP. OldershawJ. B. Sweeting
A. G. CorriganMrs D. B. JenkinsonN. O’NeillI. Torbe
A. J. CrowG. JohnstoneF. R. PalmerW. Woodruff
R. DeanC. L. JonesS. L. Paton 
R. A. EnglandJ. F. JonesR. Quibell