Azed Competition No. 585  Azed Slip  |  ◀  581  |  590  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
585 Jul 1983FLABELLIFORM normal26


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstV. G. HendersonLewis may be thus described: sadly fallible because McEnroe’s No. 1anag. + for M; ref. Wimbledon finalist Chris L.
SecondDr E. YoungShape of Melba ‘frill’?anag. & lit.; ‘fan’ wafers
ThirdJ. H. C. LeachI create after loud band left – just like a fanf label l + I form
VHCC. Allen BakerI’m showing spread … excess fat on stomach I must get rid of by drillflab + (b)ell(y) I + form
VHCMrs F. A. BlanchardFilm for all – be prepared! Fans are in such a state!anag.
VHCR. CaffynSome birds, seen from behind, are fat – film role’s unlikelyflab + anag.
VHCE. ChalkleyLike a fan club film of Bela Lugosi’s beginning and ending in horror?anag. incl. L, r
VHCN. C. GoddardLike a splayed hand that gets life from ball if spun?anag.; ref. cricket
VHCS. GoldieMoulin Rouge girl turned up to one party dressed in style – in a fanLab. + fille (rev.) in form
VHCB. GreerLike a hand of cards? I’ll be playing, notwithstanding cheat’s aroundanag. + for, all in flam
VHCJ. F. GrimshawExcess fat? Then take up difficult spot of exercise beneficial to reduction of mass, like some him vaulting perhapsflab + ill e (rev.) + form; fan vaulting
VHCD. V. HarryCrêpe I’ll flambé, beneficial to inside. Like a slice?for in anag.
VHCA. W. HillFollowing marker, after making about turn marines fanned outf label LIFO RM
VHCC. W. LaxtonHaving a regular spread? That’s what Bunter has – ‘Put out more! Fill up inside!’flab + fill (rev.) in anag.
VHCH. W. MassinghamFallible changes in criminal record – like open coolers?anag. in form
VHCL. MayAging beauty consuming fillet beef endlessly is spreading around the middlelabel + lif(e), all in form; beef = rigour
VHCJ. J. MooreRadiating outward in divergent folds, the onset of bombing will have destroyed all life-form aroundb in anag.
VHCC. J. MorseFeminine indeed!, cry I: feminine or masculine, all fans look like thisf la! bell I f or m; ref. unisex pop-fans
VHCT. W. MortimerLike a wedge of cake perhaps, ruinous for fallible slimmer’s middleanag. + m
VHCR. F. NaishHigh life ball for maiden’s debut – like what Lady Windermere held?anag. + for m; ref. ‘L. W.’s Fan’; high = drunk
VHCF. R. PalmerDescription of title of Oscar? Label for film that’s exceptionalanag.; ref. O. Wilde, ‘Lady Windermere’s Fan’
VHCR. J. PalmerWhat could describe spread wing in shape?flab ell i’ form, & lit.
VHCR. F. PardoeI’m like a bat’s-wing flame almost or bell flattenedanag. incl. flam(e); flattened = knocked about
VHCS. L. PatonWhat’s customary to veil the Parisian charmer provided for English may be ——la belle with if for E, all in form, & lit.
VHCA. ScottShape of leaf (left, and right, limb spreading out)anag. incl. l, r, & lit.
VHCR. C. TeutonWhat’s leading lady in marvellous film-role unfurled? It’s fan-shapedl in fab + anag.

HCs in competition 585 awarded to:

D. R. AppletonMrs D. FosterW. F. MainB. A. Pike
M. J. BalfourS. J. FrenchL. K. MaltbyMrs L. E. Pimlott
M. BarleyF. D. GardinerH. S. MasonR. F. Ray
R. C. BellD. A. GrasslandD. P. M. MichaelD. R. Robinson
C. BroughamR. R. GreenfieldDr E. J. MillerT. E. Sanders
Rev C. M. BrounP. F. HendersonC. G. MillinM. D. Sanderson
E. J. BurgeR. J. HooperW. L. MironW. J. M. Scotland
D. P. ChappellW. JacksonT. J. MooreyD. P. Shenkin
W. H. C. CobbR. E. KimmonsA. C. MorrisonMrs E. J. Shields
Mrs D. M. ColleyF. P. N. LakeH. B. MortonW. K. M. Slimmings
G. P. ConwayP. W. W. LeachD. S. NagleF. B. Stubbs
G. CuthbertJ. C. LeylandR. O’DonoghueMrs M. P. Webber
R. DeanC. J. LoweL. Paterson 
D. M. DuckworthR. K. LumsdonW. H. Pegram 
A. D. FooteDr R. A. MainG. Perry