Azed Competition No. 631  Azed Slip  |  ◀  627  |  635  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
631 Jun 1984INTERLOCK normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstT. E. SandersEngrave ringlet for couple getting engagedinter lock; engrave2
SecondD. F. ManleyIt must work or cine-talk’s… a second out?anag. less a s, & lit.; see Webster for specific meaning of interlock n.
ThirdV. G. Henderson—— with Wise? There could be nowt like Eric’scomp. anag. & lit.: ref. E. Morecambe
VHCK. AaronovichKnit or lace together without a cleft?anag. less a, & lit.
VHCRev Canon C. M. Broun… or link, etc, tightlyanag. & lit.
VHCJ. BunnellConnect, combine or link, etc.anag.
VHCE. J. BurgeEngage Rentokil (with treatment) to contain first sign of ConiophoraC in anag.; ref. fungus producing wood rot
VHCN. C. DexterSynchromesh e.g. of car like Citroen that’s eliminated grindinganag. less i.e., & lit.?
VHCP. DrummondConnect for working together, etc, or link otherwiseanag.
VHCO. M. Ellis To connect together or link etc tightanag.
VHCJ. F. GrimshawBuckle or link etc.?anag. & lit.
VHCG. JohnstoneEngage Rentokil: ‘See to rot’anag. incl. C
VHCB. K. KellyConnect together or link, etc, maybeanag.
VHCC. W. LaxtonFeature of the much publicised ‘Rings’ that does Tolkien little creditanag. incl. cr; ref. Olympic Games symbol
VHCP. W. W. LeachTwist or link etc. togetheranag.
VHCL. K. MaltbyConnect, assemble or link, etc.anag.
VHCR. J. PalmerSplice or link etc.anag. & lit.
VHCMrs A. G. PhillipsTo clasp together, connect roughly or link, etc.anag.
VHCD. R. RobinsonCouple, splice, entangle or link etc.anag.
VHCJ. H. RussellEngage clerk to move home providing vanin + anag.; van2 = front
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsWhat zip should do? (Embarrassing for clerk, if not, with fly’s opening!)comp. anag. incl. f
VHCK. ThomasWhat change-ringer does with co-tinkleranag. & lit.
VHCM. H. E. WatsonTo neck with flirt (peeled) without restraint?anag. incl. (f)lir(t), & lit.

HCs in competition 631 awarded to:

C. Allen BakerG. CuthbertJ. D. LockettR. O’Donoghue
M. BarleyL. DavenportC. J. LoweJ. F. Reay
E. A. BeaulahDr I. S. FletcherRev W. P. ManahanDr J. D. Renwick
F. BensonN. C. GoddardD. P. M. MichaelB. Roe
Mrs K. BissettD. V. HarryDr E. J. MillerW. J. M. Scotland
J. M. BrownA. W. HillJ. H. MooreD. M. Stanford
R. S. CaffynF. P. N. LakeT. J. MooreyR. J. Whale
C. A. ClarkeA. LawrieF. MossG. H. Willett
A. J. CrowJ. C. LeylandD. S. Nagle