Azed Competition No. 590  Azed Slip  |  ◀  585  |  594  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
590 Aug 1983MINEVER normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstW. K. M. SlimmingsOne gone white, does fear game is up for goodnim rev. + ever; does = rabbits
SecondMrs N. JarmanI got robbed for lordly dressing: give me HP, not half!mi never(-never); HP = brown sauce, hire purchase; me2
ThirdR. J. HooperWhat edges something in which peer dresses up?even in rim (all rev.), & lit.; even, peer vbs.
VHCC. Allen BakerBorder round uniform, tippedeven in rim (all rev.), & lit.
VHCD. W. ArthurErmine, in camouflage around end of Nov.v in anag., & lit.
VHCMrs F. A. BlanchardEnvironmentalist rehabilitates this creature (stoat) in Northern latitudecomp. anag. incl. N l, & lit.
VHCH. J. BradburyWhite covering worn at a high level in the communitynévé in mir, & lit.
VHCMrs D. M. ColleyTrimming of the judiciary appears in Ministry brief by first woman leader to ruleMin. Eve r; ref. M. Thatcher
VHCH. FreemanOne in white coat raises finger: East completely throws away finalnim (rev.) + E ver(y); ref. David E., B&H cricket final; nim2 = steal
VHCP. F. HendersonUse ‘vide “ermine”’ possibly for clue? Me? No way!anag. incl v., mi never!, & lit.; me2
VHCV. G. HendersonMarch winds up and it must go without white coveringnévé in rim (rev.), & lit.; march = border
VHCMrs D. B. JenkinsonWhat Swears & Wells may have in store’s driven me mad and pennilessanag. less d; S & W, furriers
VHCR. E. KimmonsBag going up in the world gets fur coatnim (rev.) + ever; nim2 = steal
VHCF. P. N. LakeFur of me sports tail that’s very shortmine + ver(y)
VHCH. W. MassinghamWinter coat camouflaged by white frost mainly to the north?névé in rim(e) (rev.), & lit.
VHCC. J. MorseIs this ermine vermin? It would be without its coathidden & lit.
VHCF. R. PalmerOn snow see me disappear, tail only showing!mi névé + r, & lit.
VHCR. F. PardoeVermin, sable (tail only) tippedanag. + e, & lit.
VHCC. P. ReaVariegated initially, woolly ermine coatingv in anag., & lit.
VHCDr R. C. RossMistress never yields fur coat without hardshipmi(stress) never
VHCA. J. ShieldsMen I’ve arrayed with the ultimate in fur!anag. + r, & lit.
VHCB. StuartFur (white) initially variegated found in a form of erminev in anag.
VHCG. H. WillettWhite fur – what you might see a gold-digger in, not quite quitemine ver(y)

HCs in competition 590 awarded to:

R. H. AdeyR. A. EnglandL. MayN. Roles
G. E. BakerM. FreemanD. P. M. MichaelG. C. Rosser
M. J. BalfourD. GoddenDr E. J. MillerR. R. Say
Mrs P. A. BaxM. GoodyearC. G. MillinW. J. M. Scotland
E. A. BeaulahJ. F. GrimshawG. J. MortimerD. M. Stanford
J. D. D. BlaikieI. F. HainesT. W. MortimerJ. B. Sweeting
R. E. BootMiss N. L. HarrisD. S. NagleD. G. Tallis
Rev C. M. BrounD. V. HarryP. G. O’GormanR. T. Taylor
E. J. BurgeA. HodgsonR. J. PalmerR. C. Teuton
C. J. & M. P. ButlerG. JohnstoneK. PearceH. Tillier
R. S. CaffynP. J. LawlessW. H. PegramM. H. E. Watson
E. ChalkleyR. J. LawrenceMrs L. E. PimlottP. Watson-Smyth
G. P. ConwayA. LawrieMiss I. M. RaabR. J. Whale
P. DendyJ. H. C. LeachH. RaingerMiss B. J. Widger
N. C. DexterJ. D. LockettA. RenwickM. G. Wilson
M. EarleM. A. Macdonald-CooperE. R. Riddle 
C. M. EdmundsW. P. ManahanA. Rivlin 
P. S. ElliottD. F. ManleyD. R. Robinson