Azed Competition No. 627  Azed Slip  |  ◀  622  |  631  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
627 May 1984AMBIENT normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. D. MooreWhat’ll be filling holes in a mint confection? Airb, e separately in a mint; ref. Polo mints; confection vb.
SecondM. G. WilsonIn me, bat flittersanag. & lit.
ThirdC. A. ClarkeIf miners’ leader supplants Conservative reshuffle of Cabinet could be in the airanag. with m for C
VHCM. BarleyIt, with BA, men crossanag. & lit.; cross = interchanged; BA = British Airways
VHCRev Canon C. M. BrounGet well at Lourdes in a moment in place of portent in the skya moment with bien for omen
VHCO. H. FrazerA doctor that’s not heartless will help to bring you rounda MB i.e. n(o)t
VHCS. GoldieDoes is mean (a) eyre or (b) air? I’d make it mean (b)anag.
VHCD. V. HarrySpot of bother at mine – migratory forces bait men in blueanag. incl. b, anag.; blue = sky
VHCJ. P. H. HirstForeign Office admitting Zola’s OK; it’s investingbien in Amt; bien (Fr.) = well, Amt (Ger.) = office; ref. Z. Budd; invest = surround
VHCR. J. HooperIt’s buzzing with BA menanag. & lit.; BA = British Airways
VHCM. JellisOutsiders from Everton find themselves in arena where stars playE, n in ambit
VHCC. L. JonesSky’s rendition of ‘Ain’t Misbehaving’ is having to be droppedanag. less is having; ref. pop group
VHCM. W. KnightAir France’s well into air mail transferbien in AMT
VHCF. P. N. LakeA doctor that is not neglecting round has to get about!a MB i.e. n(o)t
VHCD. F. ManleyEarth’s ——? Man breathes it freelycomp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. F. NaishThe sky’s the limit where space is involveden in ambit
VHCR. J. PalmerBlack one meant it could precipitateanag. incl. B I, & lit.
VHCR. F. PardoeAs a picket line could become hustling head of Board at mineanag. incl. B(oard); ref. Coal Board
VHCC. RussellAm I in grass skirting?am + I in bent; bent2 = dry grass
VHCT. E. SandersOne must have resolution to be at Min. of the Environmentanag.; i.e. re-solution; ref. P. Jenkin legislation
VHCA. D. ScottCan be used to describe temperature at mine with brothers’ leader getting all outanag. incl. b
VHCDr E. YoungYou’ll find me in form with bat, making boundaries in all directionsanag.

HCs in competition 627 awarded to:

F. B. AndersonM. FreemanG. MakerMrs D. M. C. Prichard
S. ArmstrongJ. GillR. C. MallinsonA. J. Redstone
Mrs M. ArthurH. GrimesS. M. MansellD. R. Robinson
D. AshcroftJ. F. GrimshawJ. B. MarsdenV. H. N. Roles
F. BastianP. F. HendersonH. S. MasonRev G. C. Rose
E. A. BeaulahA. HodgsonH. W. MassinghamM. Sanderson
G. H. BoothE. HornbyMiss F. McCluskeyW. J. M. Scotland
C. J. & M. P. ButlerR. H. F. IshamRev M. R. MetcalfB. D. Smith
Mrs D. M. ColleyW. JacksonC. G. MillinD. M. Stanford
J. P. ConnollyMrs D. B. JenkinsonT. J. MooreyF. B. Stubbs
R. CooperC. W. LaxtonC. J. MorseA. J. Wardrop
A. E. CrowP. W. W. LeachS. J. O’BoyleMrs M. P. Webber
N. C. DexterR. V. LeighF. R. PalmerD. O. Williams
C. M. EdmundsJ. P. LesterS. L. Paton 
C. J. FeetenbyJ. D. LockettM. Postlethwaite 
Dr I. S. FletcherD. J. MackayD. Price Jones