Azed Competition No. 66  Azed Slip  |  ◀  62  |  70  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
66 Jun 1973NONSENSE normal27


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. O. ButcherA bit of silliness – being in love is just thats ens in none
SecondS. GoldiePish-Tushery? Japanese drama with small currency in all quarters but the Westno + sen in N, S, E; ref. The Mikado
ThirdD. V. HarryIn reverse, going backward, backward, backward – BAM!on (rev.) + ESN ESN (rev.); ESN = educationally subnormal
VHCMrs E. AllenBeing on the Sabbath, nobody comes round for the rubbishS + ens, all in none
VHCC. Allen BakerHumbug… God’s being taken in by no part of it’s ens in none; ’s = God’s
VHCF. D. H. AtkinsonMan’s last oneness shattered by Babeln + anag.
VHCE. J. BurgeIt’s not illuminating – no gas – put decimal coin (5p) insen s in no Ne; Ne = neon; s = shilling
VHCE. ChalkleyAnne’s heart, full of love and understanding, didn’t dictate this unromantic reply0 in (A)nn(e) + sense
VHCJ. GillLike all monster stories, Ness disturbed – not one seen aroundanag. in none
VHCD. HawsonVerse from Lear spoken by the Fool2 mngs.; ref. King L., Edward L.
VHCMrs S. HewittFudge, stale since nobody has eaten itsens in none; sens (obs.)
VHCR. E. KimmonsNot classical, tenor, pop!non + sense; pop = poppycock
VHCDr P. D. KingGrass is lying about name put before copper: it’s obviously falsen sen in nose; nose, grass = informer
VHCJ. H. C. LeachLogician’s last to appreciate this stuffn + on + sense; on = to
VHCP. W. W. LeachParis negatives – slyly seen stuff. What next?nons + anag.; ref. stuff and n.
VHCL. F. LeasonStuff supplied by nark split by northern coppersN sen in nose; nose, nark = informer
VHCMrs B. LewisNobody should go round bemonstered Ness in moonshineanag. in none
VHCH. W. MassinghamE.g., no retarded grades are backwardno + ESN ESN (rev.), & lit.; ESN = educationally subnormal
VHCW. L. MironLear’s lines, spoken by Fool2 mngs.; ref. King L., Edward L.
VHCC. J. MorseIt’s absurd the President putting out his second and third interpretationN(ix)on, sense; ref. Watergate
VHCM. NewmanTripe and onions (cored) seen in hashanag. incl. on(io)ns
VHCF. R. PalmerTripe and onions being English I love – they’re super(0)n(I)ons ens E; super = supernumerary
VHCDr R. J. PalmerEnd of Lambton and member of upper house, caught by snooper triflingn + Sen., all in nose; ref. Anthony L., MP in tabloid scandal
VHCE. RobinsonPostulating that there is no north, being in the south-east, is balderdashno N + ens in SE
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsNobody’s to eat bits from a mint humbugsens in none
VHCRev L. M. StylerPlay duplicate with teams two short? It’s absurdno4 + NSE, NSE; ref. bridge
VHCMrs M. P. WebberTrifling with an indefinite number is a strange way of achieving onenessn + anag.

HCs in competition 66 awarded to:

Col P. S. BainesMrs M. P. CraineMrs N. JarmanT. W. Melluish
J. C. BarnesA. L. DennisK. W. JohnsonC. G. Millin
E. A. BeaulahF. A. DobinsonG. JohnstoneF. Moss
Mrs K. BissettP. DrummondA. H. JonesW. H. Pegram
A. G. BogieP. S. ElliottJ. P. LesterM. L. Perkins
Mrs A. BoyesJ. J. GoulstoneG. A. LinsleyW. Rodgers
D. A. H. ByattMrs E. J. HolmesD. F. ManleyT. E. Sanders
A. H. P. CardewE. M. HornbyH. S. MasonF. B. Stubbs
P. M. CoombsJ. HumphreysL. MayG. A. Tomlinson