Azed Competition No. 594  Azed Slip  |  ◀  590  |  600  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
594 Sep 1983DOINGS normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstT. R. TheakstonFor forgotten name, ‘thing’ does: alternatively, ‘the ——comp. anag. & lit.
SecondW. J. M. ScotlandRatings fancy dishy bits abroad – what for? You know what!4 mngs.
ThirdN. C. GoddardTreat gin, possibly, with a dash of Sch… you know who!do + anag. + S; ref. Schweppes slogan
VHCR. H. AdeyParty is adopting leaders of the new guard, to give what’s-’er-name the worksn g in do is, 2 defs.
VHCM. J. BalfourFancy surrounds of dishes go in hereanag. incl. d, s, & lit.
VHCE. A. BeaulahThe snag of having pets around at home?in in dogs, & lit.
VHCR. BrainThat chap spells murder to G & S; given role he makes hash of ‘Gondoliers’do in G S, comp. anag.
VHCR. S. CaffynLectures on digs, badly delivered, exhaust Geological Societyanag., do in GS; lecture = scolding
VHCR. DeanSevere treatment involves giving medicine and sulphur drops right to the enddosing with S moved to end
VHCP. F. HendersonIt’s no good anagramming – that makes this business too complicatedcomp. anag.; ref. AZ clue comp.
VHCRev W. P. ManahanA clue for ‘guts’? But it could indicate anything!i.e. do in g, s; ut = do2
VHCD. F. ManleyWhat’s utterly absorbing at home on first of Sunday? Working at square and replacement for definitionin in dog S, doing S; ref. AZ puzzle and comp
VHCD. R. MarshallWhat may be given by boxers, perhaps, around centre of ring(r)in(g) in dogs, & lit.
VHCH. W. MassinghamAstaire’s trim, stylish in tailsin in dogs; trim = accessories; ref. Fred A.
VHCC. J. MorseNo role playing in travesty of Gondoliers – American extras murder G & Sanag. less anag., do in G S
VHCR. S. MorseYank diners go, without hesitation, for theseanag. less er, & lit.
VHCR. A. MostynIn U.S., hootnanny is active on Sundaydoing + S
VHCD. S. NagleYou-know-who is at home when surrounded by, say, corgisin in dogs; ref. The Queen
VHCF. R. PalmerMix gin and soda? That’s not accepted – you need itanag. less a
VHCR. J. PalmerRings should seal love affairs0 in dings
VHCD. Price JonesConduct – and murder – G & S!do in + G S
VHCJ. H. RussellDingbat? Perhaps dingo’s batting impliedin in dog’s
VHCD. G. TallisRuin uppers of Gucci shoes by stepping into dog’s ——?do in G s, in in dog’s, & lit.
VHCR. A. WellsExhausting square bashing, bashing, bashingdoing S

HCs in competition 594 awarded to:

Mrs E. AllenD. S. FielkerR. K. LumsdonH. R. Sanders
C. Allen BakerDr I. S. FletcherL. K. MaltbyT. E. Sanders
S. ArmstrongR. P. C. FormanL. F. MarzillierD. P. Shenkin
H. J. BradburyA. L. FreemanH. S. MasonA. J. Shields
C. BroughamH. FreemanL. MayMrs I. G. Smith
D. M. BurnsF. D. GardinerRev M. R. MetcalfT. A. J. Spencer
J. H. ChinnerS. GoldieC. G. MillinJ. B. Sweeting
M. CoatesJ. GraingeT. J. MooreyE. Tingle
W. H. C. CobbA. O. HarriesS. E. NodderD. H. Tompsett
A. L. DennisV. G. HendersonR. Parry-MorrisG. H. Willett
R. P. DowlingC. HodgkinsonH. RaingerM. Woolf
M. EarleR. J. HoughP. RhodesE. G. Wren
C. J. FeetenbyF. P. N. LakeA. RivlinDr E. Young