Azed Competition No. 662  Azed Slip  |  ◀  660  |  666  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
662 Jan 1985BARGE-COUPLE normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. J. HooperSawyer’s contribution to topping story shows the lighter Twainbarge couple; ref. Mark T.
SecondA. H. JonesPram with twins? That’ll keep the overheads upbarge + couple; pram2
ThirdC. J. FeetenbyWhat’s aloft in bounding gable core?up in anag., & lit.
VHCMrs E. AllenHouse supports meeting at top level – possibly be large coup?anag.
VHCC. Allen BakerSort of truss, adjustable to cope with a bulge – right?anag. incl. r; truss = framed structure
VHCM. BarleyCould this set in badly make gable top insecure?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. BrainThis set can make gable top securecomp. anag. & lit.
VHCC. J. BroughamLink, with lighter applied first, projected raking beamsbarge + couple
VHCRev Canon C. M. BrounSee gable erectors far up repairing these rafterscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCDr J. BurscoughHouse supports EEC, Labour group’s extreme members rebellinganag. incl. g, p
VHCD. L. L. ClarkeYou need rafters for gables, but for gable-ends a bracebar + g, e + couple
VHCP. F. ColtmanOgle ‘E’ cup bra, specially formed support for top part of structureanag.
VHCM. B. FisherAntony and Cleopatra perhaps, sailing down the river, beamingbarge couple; ref. C.’s barge; beaming n.
VHCH. J. GodwinA pair of boaters? You might find them by looking up under tiles2 mngs.
VHCA. W. HillChevron’s just right – shove a litre in the old chariot!barge + l in coupé
VHCF. P. N. LakeParticipants in tiled summit meeting push to establish closer tiesbarge couple; tiled = secured against intrusion
VHCJ. D. MooreThe bit of gable to discover two mating swallows in?g in bare couple, & lit.
VHCJ. J. MooreLighter? Match? They’ve finished off many an old timbered roofbarge couple
VHCC. J. MorsePush on to bring two parties together. Thatcher’s work begins and ends therebarge couple; ref. miners’ strike
VHCF. R. PalmerLumber, long, used in sloping roof jobbarge + l in coupé, & lit.
VHCR. J. PalmerWhat could form core up gable?anag. & lit.
VHCT. E. SandersRig this with a bit of dexterity and produce gable formanag. less d, & lit.
VHCD. P. ShenkinThis could make up gable coreanag. & lit.
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsThatcher fixes on … what? Up with English interest, and blow the French!E grab (rev.) + coup le (Fr.)
VHCM. G. WilsonGable core up high?anag. & lit.; h = drunk

HCs in competition 662 awarded to:

K. AaronovichG. GarganJ. F. LeveyG. Perry
F. D. H. AtkinsonN. C. GoddardC. J. LoweB. A. Pike
Mrs B. M. AzeS. GoldieM. A. Macdonald-CooperA. Rivlin
E. A. BeaulahJ. F. GrimshawD. J. MackayD. R. Robinson
J. M. BrownI. F. & L. M. HainesRev W. P. ManahanJ. H. Russell
C. A. ClarkeD. V. HarryD. F. ManleyA. D. Scott
G. ClydeJ. P. H. HirstH. S. MasonA. J. Shields
W. H. C. CobbC. HobbsH. W. MassinghamB. D. Smith
E. DawidS. HolgateL. MayT. A. J. Spencer
R. V. DeardenE. M. HornbyJ. MaynardL. W. Stanton
A. L. DennisC. H. HudsonJ. P. MernaghDr G. A. Styles
N. C. DexterR. JacksDr E. J. MillerD. Tompsett
J. DromeyW. JacksonT. J. MooreyA. J. Wardrop
J. R. & E. A. du ParcqC. L. JonesR. F. NaishG. H. Willett
D. M. DuckworthR. E. KimmonsJ. O’HaganS. Woods
Dr I. S. FletcherA. LawrieS. L. PatonDr E. Young