Azed Competition No. 609  Azed Slip  |  ◀  607  |  610  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
609 Xmas 1983LUCKY-BAG normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. J. & R. S. MorseBlessed crib where wondrous gifts lie hidlucky bag; bag, crib = steal
SecondD. TompsettWhere you pay to fish alewife and mortlucky2 bag; a. and m. both fish and women
ThirdC. W. LaxtonOne could discover properties of tar by caulking cracks in itcomp. anag.; discover = reveal
VHCA. G. BogieJammy stuff – kids dip into it eagerlylucky bag
VHCMrs A. R. BradfordBulgy pack done up as ‘Penny Dips’?anag. less p, & lit.
VHCE. ChalkleyHolder of prize to boast about after success with X’s successor?luck + Y + gab (rev.); ref. AZ comp; X = Ximenes
VHCT. DaviesJammy pot: plum may be extracted from itlucky bag; plum = something choice
VHCS. GaskellIs this jammy? Yes. Tart? Maybe – its filling is not revealedlucky bag
VHCJ. F. GrimshawYou might see fool getting caught out and simpleton taken aback when its contents are revealed!(c)luck + gaby (rev.), & lit.
VHCM. JellisCram, going in front, is fair game for one prepared to chance his armlucky2 + bag ; ref. Steve C., runner
VHCF. P. N. LakeSack, bulgy with surprises – albeit not Santa’s originalanag. less S, & lit.
VHCJ. H. C. LeachI make undignified departure with immoral woman – you’ll wonder what’s got into melucky + bag; lucky3 = departure
VHCR. K. LumsdonBunter with jam to the fore and a picking of game pieslucky + bag; bunter = low woman, pie = prize
VHCJ. D. MooreBulgy sack rummaged when sailor’s cap goes missinganag. less s, & lit.
VHCR. J. PalmerPick an unknown prize here having spent pence first(p)luck + y + bag, & lit.
VHCH. R. SandersOne can get a prize here by clue-making: this – mine – could produce itcomp. anag.
VHCA. ScottWhere, after departure, you’ll find what’s become lost at sea?lucky3 + bag, & lit.; bag vb.
VHCJ. B. SweetingCram, after year pursuing fortune, is holder of unexpected prizeluck + y + bag; ref. Steve C., athlete voted Sports Personality of 1983
VHCD. G. TallisWherein to find what’s left by guy back at sea?I + anag., & lit.
VHCL. C. WrightI’m dipped into jammy stufflucky bag
VHCDr E. YoungOne’s going to steal, so prizes drawers openlucky3 + bag
VHCR. F. ZobelThis clue is going to win a sackful of prizeslucky3 + bag

HCs in competition 609 awarded to:

R. H. AdeyE. DawidR. J. HooperR. A. and A. G. Mostyn
C. Allen BakerN. C. DexterE. M. HornbyF. R. Palmer
D. AshcroftD. M. DuckworthR. H. F. IshamE. R. Riddle
M. J. BalfourS. A. ForteyW. JacksonDr W. I. D. Scott
M. BarleyB. FrancoMrs D. B. JenkinsonMrs C. Shaw
E. A. BeaulahH. FreemanA. H. JonesW. K. M. Slimmings
Dr P. M. J. BennettN. C. GoddardA. LawrieM. C. Souster
Mrs K. BissettD. A. GrasslandP. R. LloydL. M. Sturges
R. BrainA. HallC. J. LoweP. Thacker
R. S. CaffynD. V. HarryD. J. MackayG. A. Tomlinson
C. A. ClarkeB. HarveyD. F. ManleyD. V. B. Unwin
G. P. ConwayP. F. HendersonH. W. MassinghamA. P. Vincent
A. F. CotesJ. P. H. HirstK. M. McDermidA. J. Wardrop
Mrs J. M. CritchleyR. P. HoldsworthD. P. M. MichaelD. O. Williams
P. W. DavenportN. F. HolmanC. G. MillinS. Woods