Azed Competition No. 644  Azed Slip  |  ◀  640  |  649  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
644 Sep 1984EASY STREET (or STAPELIA) normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. D. MooreYou’d find here a little alien after you’d worried about rates, yes?anag. + ET, & lit.
SecondC. J. BroughamStar not right? Uncertain, I pale… a bloomer, and a stinker!stapelia; sta(r) + anag.; ref. error in competition
ThirdE. DawidRosy estate mine – in other words, I’m on ——comp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. H. AdeyWhere what consumers do can net new stereos for nothing a yearanag. with y for O in eat, & lit.
VHCM. Barley‘Affluent circumstances’ here required – yet see star, misplaced … Aye, setter’s bungled!anag., anag.; ref. error in competition
VHCC. J. & M. P. ButlerTars see t’ye properly in a comfortable berthanag.
VHCP. R. ClemowOne with bizarre petal is stinkerstapelia; anag. & lit.
VHCD. A. CrosslandDefinition’s no hardship, yet star – see – is out of placeanag.; ref. error in competition
VHCN. C. DexterWhere there’s a high rate set? Yesanag. & lit.
VHCP. DrummondFlower with scent pleases? It can’t possibly!stapelia; comp. anag.
VHCP. S. ElliottEye star set wrongly for place Azed desired – and his poor solversanag. & lit.; ref. error in competition
VHCJ. F. Grimshaw Without question, nice corner ensconced in peace!(qu)easy + tree in st, & lit.
VHCC. HobbsMoving into —— can produce state o’ serenitycomp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. J. HooperResult of limitless bets involving a system always coming up?a syst. + e’er (rev.), all in (b)et(s), & lit.
VHCM. JonesIn a puzzle, Plate is a flower of S.A.stapelia; anag.; ref. R. Plate
VHCR. E. KimmonsIt’s pale, a wild flower of the veldtstapelia; anag.
VHCD. F. ManleyDisastrous year with tests, English given a hiding, Lord’s grousing etc?E in anag.; grouse v.
VHCC. J. MorseAddress worth more than one star – yet see, star is misplaced!anag. & lit.; ref. error in competition
VHCJ. J. MurthaRest, sate ye carelessly – not where you’d dine with Duke Humphrey?anag.; ref. Brewer
VHCR. F. NaishIll-trained eye set star where nothing’s lackinganag.; ref. error in competition
VHCT. E. SandersThe rich live here on prime piece of real estate – yes?anag. incl. r; on = getting drunk
VHCB. D. SmithA blooming stinker gets Lamb after second knockstapelia; s tap + Elia; ref. Allan L., cricket
VHCF. B. StubbsMaking merry on this, you could have eaten oysterscomp. anag. & lit.

HCs in competition 644 awarded to:

C. Allen BakerM. EarleF. P. N. LakeR. F. Ray
D. R. AppletonC. J. FeetenbyA. LawrieA. J. Redstone
D. W. ArthurO. H. FrazerJ. H. C. LeachMrs H. J. Reid
E. A. BeaulahF. D. GardinerJ. P. LesterE. W. Richart
J. D. D. BlaikieS. GoldieA. LoganA. J. Shields
R. S. CaffynI. F. & L. M. HainesJ. P. MernaghMrs E. J. Shields
P. CargillP. F. HendersonD. P. M. MichaelM. Sloman
R. L. ChambersV. G. HendersonC. G. MillinM. C. Souster
C. A. ClarkeD. HibbertT. J. MooreyK. Thomas
E. A. ClarkeJ. P. H. HirstR. A. MostynD. H. Tompsett
M. CoatesS. HolgateF. R. PalmerA. J. Wardrop
Dr J. CrawfordR. H. F. IshamR. J. PalmerG. H. Willett
J. McI. CruickshankW. JacksonW. H. PegramD. O. Williams
L. J. DavenportJ. I. JamesMrs A. G. PhillipsS. Woods
A. L. DennisG. JohnstoneJ. T. PriceM. Woolf
D. M. DuckworthC. L. JonesD. Price Jones 
E. G. DurhamJ. R. H. JonesMiss I. M. Raab