Azed Competition No. 547  Azed Slip  |  ◀  543  |  552  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
547 Oct 1982GLEEMAN normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. F. ManleyBard puts a touch of magic into E. Lang. and E. Lit.m in anag.; lit = drunk
SecondP. DrummondFaultless single leads to return of fame for old pop singer(sin)gle + name (rev.)
ThirdF. R. PalmerFame, for example, back around ’50. Or ’70?L in name e.g. (rev.); ref. Georgie F., pop singer
VHCC. Allen BakerWhen Fed puts squeeze on grass – he’ll singlee in G-man
VHCD. W. ArthurWith tone and rhimes he could make me gentle harmoniescomp. anag. & lit.
VHCM. J. BalfourF.B.I. rozzer gets slippery customer back inside – one who sang out a loteel (rev.) in G-man
VHCRev C. M. BrounSlippery customer is brought back caught by F.B.I. agent; court may say ‘Sing Sing’ to him!eel (rev.) in G-man
VHCE. J. BurgeSlippery customer, getting reverse, is held by criminal investigator. He’s associated with snatcheseel (rev.) in G-man
VHCC. J. & M. P. ButlerTroubadour bewitched menage with touch of lyreanag. incl. l
VHCJ. H. ChinnerCop has slippery customer back inside – he might singeel (rev.) in G-man
VHCDr I. S. FletcherSlippery elm, e.g. one put on scaldanag. + an; scald2
VHCS. GoldieOne who could hardly be keener to amass a gathering, entertaining ’em’em in glean; k. = mourner
VHCP. F. HendersonLeg spinning – big shot sent the wrong way – I’m ready for catchanag. + name (rev.)
VHCR. HooperHas he lots of numbers to call up (all good lays)? Gee, lover has hidden energyG + E in leman
VHCM. D. LawsSee me doing a turn with a bit of accompaniment in merry England, and getting carried away?me (rev.) + a, all in anag. less and, & lit.
VHCD. J. MackayGet me to do a turn in a gatheringme (rev.) in glean, & lit.
VHCD. P. M. MichaelGig dissolved in silly laughter by retired celebrity’s voice(gig)gle + name (rev.)
VHCR. J. PalmerGrass held by US cop – he’ll singlee in G-man
VHCC. P. ReaOne opposed to rackets in general? Quite the oppositei.e. Lee in G-man, & lit.
VHCD. R. RobinsonCharlemagne could inspire me with variations once daily poured outanag. less char, & lit.
VHCA. F. ScottItinerant mélange chanter?anag.
VHCR. VanLangen—— with sorry ode could be gloomy serenadercomp. anag. & lit.
VHCM. G. WilsonGeorge Mitchell’s principals, including Francis for example, need oneLee in G M + an, & lit.; ref. Dai F. of B. & W. Minstrels and F. Lee, footballer

HCs in competition 547 awarded to:

D. R. AppletonM. EarleM. A. Macdonald-CooperM. D. Sanderson
J. K. AronsonC. FerrisMrs S. MacphersonW. J. M. Scotland
F. D. H. AtkinsonB. FrancoC. G. MillinA. D. Scott
Brig R. V. M. BennO. H. FrazerJ. H. MooreD. P. Shenkin
T. F. W. BensonF. D. GardinerT. J. MooreyW. K. M. Slimmings
Mrs A. BoyerJ. A. GillD. S. NagleJ. B. Sweeting
C. BroughamJ. J. GoulstoneG. B. PatrickL. E. Thomas
P. CargillR. S. HaddockW. H. PegramD. H. Tompsett
B. S. ClarkA. HallJ. PhillipsonA. P. Vincent
C. A. ClarkeV. G. HendersonMrs A. PriceMrs J. Waldren
E. A. ClarkeT. O. HughesA. J. RedstoneW. E. White
P. R. ClemowR. E. KimmonsE. R. RiddleD. O. Williams
M. CoatesF. P. N. LakeD. RileyE. G. Wren
J. CraneA. LawrieG. J. Rowlands 
G. CuthbertC. W. LaxtonB. F. Russell 
J. V. S. A. DaviesJ. H. C. LeachT. E. Sanders