Azed Competition No. 653  Azed Slip  |  ◀  649  |  657  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
653 Nov 1984INTERNUNCIO normal26


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. J. HooperOne not effective in bending certain unionanag. less a, & lit.; ref. miners’ strike
SecondA. J. CrowNot out centurion, crocked, calls for runnerin + anag.; ref. cricket
ThirdH. J. BradburyRome’s —— might be seen in minor courts, diplomatically employedcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. AbreyI act for both sides in turn once I get involvedanag. & lit.
VHCS. AinleyNo truce in Northern Ireland? I might arrange thatanag. incl. NI, & lit.
VHCF. D. H. AtkinsonPerhaps ACAS could convert certain union (without Arthur’s lead)anag. less A; ref. A. Scargill, miners’ strike
VHCM. BarleyRoughly expressed in ‘I recount latest from Vatican’?anag. incl. n, & lit.
VHCE. J. BurgeI go from side to side coming out of inn – Cointreau leaving one tipsyanag. less a
VHCC. J. & M. P. ButlerOne who’s sent in number three hooks, gets duckin tern unci 0
VHCC. A. ClarkeFormation of union certain to be complicated without one?anag. less a, & lit.
VHCR. V. DeardenSee certain union in disarray without a go-betweenanag. less a
VHCN. C. DexterOne linking Innocent I with a couple of rulers abroad?anag. incl. ru, & lit.
VHCM. EarleCertain union is without one – result of breakdownanag. less a, & lit.
VHCRev S. W. FloydPapal official, I tune in on R.C. broadcastanag.
VHCF. D. GardinerChurch official? Not in Runcie’s set-up!anag.; ref. Robert R.
VHCJ. F. GrimshawRome’s —— might arrange to be seen in minor court!comp. anag. & lit.
VHCA. HodgsonIncite run on jam. Hartley’s perhapsanag.; ref. L. P. H., ‘The Go-Between’
VHCJ. I. JamesNine in court after crashing party charged with going from one to anotheranag.
VHCA. H. JonesI go from party to party, being shattered once I turn inanag.
VHCW. F. MartinIn re unction – arrange for papal official to appearanag.
VHCW. L. MironAfter I disrupt inn counter I appear in court – Papa supports meI + anag.; Papa = Pope
VHCT. J. MooreyDo I run notice about latest in Vatican?n in anag., & lit.
VHCR. J. PalmerCertain union wrangling wanting a role for ACAS?anag. less a
VHCMrs C. ShawI go from one party to another, and am befuddled once I turn inanag.
VHCG. H. WillettTrendy bird engaged in erotic dancing – one who keeps going from one party to anotherin + nun in anag.
VHCDr E. YoungI go from party to party, then I’m ill once I turn inanag.; then = at the same time

HCs in competition 653 awarded to:

R. H. AdeyH. FreemanA. LawrieF. R. Palmer
C. Allen BakerN. C. GoddardC. W. LaxtonK. Pearce
M. BarnesE. J. GriewS. M. MansellE. R. Riddle
A. G. BogieD. V. HarryH. W. MassinghamH. R. Sanders
R. BrainP. F. HendersonL. MayT. E. Sanders
C. J. BroughamV. G. HendersonJ. P. MernaghA. D. Scott
A. F. ColesC. HobbsRev M. R. MetcalfD. P. Shenkin
Mrs D. ColleyS. HolgateC. G. MillinD. M. Stanford
G. P. ConwayR. H. F. IshamJ. J. MooreJ. G. Stubbs
F. CraigW. JacksonD. I. MorganJ. B. Sweeting
E. DawidMrs N. JarmanC. J. MorseD. H. Tompsett
P. DrummondB. K. KellyMrs P. MurrayM. H. E. Watson
C. M. EdmundsR. E. KimmonsD. S. NagleJ. F. N. Wedge
C. J. FeetenbyF. P. N. LakeR. F. Naish