Azed Competition No. 564  Azed Slip  |  ◀  559  |  568  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
564 Feb 1983PARAMENT normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstDr I. S. FletcherForerunner of paper, one for the church, perhapsa for ch in parchment, & lit.
SecondR. J. PalmerPast attire making one stand out?pa. ra(i)ment, & lit.
ThirdD. A. CrosslandLocked up, having pinched a sheep: former hanging mattera ram in pent
VHCH. J. BradburyKind of garment pop stars get into without hesitation?pa ram ent(er)
VHCRev C. M. BrounRemove a sheep and you get locked up, not hanging nowadaysa ram in pent
VHCN. C. DexterPierpoint’s capital skill – last word in it – was hangingamen in P art; ref. Albert Pierrepoint (sic), former public hangman
VHCC. M. EdmundsCourt rejects principles of life imprisonment, good old-fashioned hanging’s the answerpar(l i)ament
VHCB. FrancoLocked up having stolen a sheep? Once one could have been hunga ram in pent
VHCA. L. FreemanIn our legislative body all but 51 are for hanging as formerlyPar(LI)ament
VHCS. J. FrenchThe wearing of which stately robe once set men apart?anag.
VHCS. GoldieName-part jauntily taking curtain perhaps – no hempen homespun, thisanag.; taking adj.
VHCR. R. GreenfieldOld-fashioned hanging’s a retrograde punishment, so we approve the end of thatrap (rev.) + amen + t
VHCJ. F. GrimshawAmerican state or city intended? Not Azed’s first slip, it deserved hanging!Pará me(A)nt; slip = small piece; ref. AZ’s faulty clue to OMAHA
VHCP. F. HendersonFlowing stuff no longer in use? It’s restricted, being interrupted by a strikea ram in pent; ref. water-worker’s strike
VHCV. G. HendersonUnited, after a sudden blow when returning – a rich example of splendour that is pasta rap (rev.) + ment ref. Manchester U. air disaster anniversary
VHCA. LawriePast clothing not showing the first sign of impecuniousnesspa. ra(i)ment & lit.
VHCM. D. LawsPaper replacing two leading members of chapel with one could have its back to the wall!a for ch in parchment
VHCD. F. ManleyLuxury item originally suspended in state chambers?par(l i)ament, & lit.
VHCJ. J. MooreFeature of Emperor’s clothes, no doubt, extremes of paranoia – king not all therep, a R ament
VHCT. J. MooreySome circles approve hangingamen in part
VHCT. W. MortimerDisplay of ornamental drapery? Yearn for old ——comp. anag. & lit.; display = unfold
VHCR. F. NaishSplendid outfit once – crack Division with top class troops!A men in part
VHCF. E. NewloveSmart decor once, but almost all apartment needs redoinganag. less t
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeThe old drape shape taper, mananag.
VHCDr E. YoungGovernor’s clothes adorned with one no longer?pa + ra(i)ment, & lit.; ’s = has

HCs in competition 564 awarded to:

Dr J. K. AronsonJ. M. GerardW. F. MartinT. E. Sanders
M. J. BalfourB. GreerH. W. MassinghamW. J. M. Scotland
Mrs G. M. BarkerD. W. GriceL. MayA. D. Scott
F. BastianA. W. HillJ. McBreanDr W. I. D. Scott
C. BroughamMrs N. HobbsC. G. MillinJ. T. Shaughnessy
R. S. CaffynR. J. HooperF. MossW. K. M. Slimmings
E. ChalkleyC. H. HudsonG. B. OxendaleR. Stedman
C. A. ClarkeR. H. F. IshamS. J. O’BoyleB. Stuart
G. H. ClarkeW. JacksonF. R. PalmerJ. B. Sweeting
Mrs D. M. ColleyMiss E. H. C. JenkinsD. Price JonesK. Thomas
A. G. CorriganMrs D. B. JenkinsonC. P. ReaP. C. Thornton
E. DawidJ. R. H. JonesC. W. RobinsI. Torbe
P. DrummondJ. H. C. LeachN. RolesA. J. Wardrop
M. EarleD. J. MackayDr R. C. RossW. E. White
F. D. GardinerRev W. P. ManahanJ. H. Russell