Azed Competition No. 517  Azed Slip  |  ◀  513  |  521  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
517 Mar 1982IMMORTELLE normal27


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. M. EdmundsBlunt’s confession implicates right wing in chronic bloomerrt el in I’m mole; ref. Anthony B.
SecondB. GreerUse me – I’ll last in bouquet more freshlyanag. & lit.
ThirdV. G. HendersonThe flowers at memorial could be a wreath of ——scomp. anag. & lit.
VHCC. Allen BakerMe, rot? ME? I’ll explode that!anag. & lit.
VHCW. (Bill) AndersonI’m right in saying, in France she could be an AcademicianI’m + r in mot + elle; ref. Les Immortels
VHCD. AshcroftFrench honesty, to make impression on English, has first to get vice halvedimmor(ality) + tell E; honesty, garden flower
VHCA. G. BogieTerm Mollie (wrongly) the unfading Bloom?anag.; ref. Molly Bloom, ‘Ulysses’
VHCE. J. BurgeHeads of industry might say in old plant: ‘This plant will dry up resisting change’i m + tell in more2
VHCR. S. CaffynAll up with me? Rot, I’m blooming well going on for everanag. (?)
VHCC. A. ClarkeRile Meg (leading character) with motel getting destroyed – the blooming thing goes on for everanag. incl. M; ref. TV’s ‘Crossroads’
VHCDr V. G. I. DeshmukhAn —— ob. Untrue, I’m eternal bloom!comp. anag. & lit.
VHCN. C. DexterRound 2000 ere it’ll wither?anag. incl. O MM, & lit.; O = round
VHCM. EarleEnduring piece of poesy that’s about alley-bound floosiemort in mell in i.e.; poesy = posy
VHCDr I. S. FletcherTo me, Miller’s spinning gets one out alwaysanag.; ref. Geoff M., England bowler
VHCR. S. HaddockFrom mere to mill meandering – an eternal floweranag.
VHCR. JacksWhat’s long, long time and more a-wiltinganag. incl. l l, & lit.
VHCF. P. N. Lake’51 Mel Tormé hit, – not ‘Mountain Greenery’, but a pretty persistent little strainanag. incl. LI; ref. jazz singer
VHCC. J. MorseI’m Helichrysum, cut to last, or suchlike (French)I’m m or telle, & lit.
VHCS. J. O’BoyleFlower that could inspire endless memory – till the end of timeanag. less y + e
VHCN. O’NeillNew style more ‘me’ – till blow dried, purportedly ‘au natural’!anag.; blow = bloom
VHCR. J. PalmerI’m set beside grass in stump – by flower arranger perhapsI’m + tell in more2
VHCD. R. RobinsonAs for this – an arrangement of memorial florets can be made from itcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCH. R. Sanders‘Everlasting’ Rome met its fall, vandalised, fast devastated, forgottenanag. less anag. of fast
VHCT. A. SpencerBrook-like flower bickering or source of energy mill metanag. incl. e; ref. Tennyson’s Brook
VHCD. H. TompsettA cat’s ear for example – that is catching a lot in fightmort2 in mell in i.e.; c. e. = antennaria
VHCM. G. WilsonEverlasting Rome; time’ll corruptanag.
VHCM. WoolfCan you see me rot? Me? I’ll flourishanag. & lit.

HCs in competition 517 awarded to:

Dr J. K. AronsonJ. F. GrimshawD. F. ManleyR. Samuelson
F. D. H. AtkinsonT. HallamS. M. MansellM. D. Sanderson
J. CampbellD. HibbertR. M. McIverW. J. M. Scotland
Mrs M. J. CansfieldA. W. HillD. P. M. MichaelD. P. Shenkin
A. J. CrowJ. P. H. HirstC. G. MillinMrs E. J. Shields
T. DaviesC. L. JonesF. MossD. M. Stanford
Dr P. H. EmslieR. E. KimmonsF. E. NewloveJ. B. Sweeting
Rev S. W. FloydM. D. LawsF. R. PalmerI. Torbe
F. D. GardinerK. H. LewisA. R. H. PocockMrs J. Waldren
D. A. GingerR. K. LumsdonD. Price JonesN. W. Ward
Ms J. GoreM. A. Macdonald-CooperMiss I. M. RaabD. C. Williamson
J. GraingeRev W. P. ManahanN. J. ReedDr E. Young