Azed Competition No. 666  Azed Slip  |  ◀  662  |  670  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
666 Feb 1985Any word; subsidiary indication omits an animal Beasts26


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. J. MorseHaving no sense of guilt some require lessonsre(morse)less; hidden
SecondJ. F. GrimshawWhat I’d beat if you’d permit it? (There must be power in persuasion!)compe(titi)on; P in come-on
ThirdA. W. HillScore at Murrayfield provided something to whet the appetite(ape)ritif; rit if
VHCD. W. ArthurI’m a money-grubber – notes or a small coin will do!m(ammon)ite; mi te, mite
VHCE. J. BurgeScoff the French food at Toulon, for examplera(tatou)ille; rail le
VHCR. S. CaffynI was, classically, a saying, pithye(pig)ram; eram (L.) = I was
VHCE. S. ClarkOld language and literature – one Cicero epitomisedIc(eland)ic; I Cic.
VHCG. H. CowanData location fiddle!(catalo)gue; gue
VHCG. & J. FerrisA six minute record medley?m(axis)ingle; mingle
VHCF. D. GardinerOld jingle’s about soldiers being crippled etcdi(sable)ment; men in dit
VHCN. C. GoddardMock religion that’s mainly based on magicsha(manis)m; sham
VHCI. A. HerbertHaunt old cromlechd(olm)en; den
VHCS. HolgatePlaned down again to make tidyr(eland)ed; red4
VHCR. J. HooperWhat you’ll find in colour supplement drops animal elementshu(manis)es; hues
VHCR. JacksIt’s looking gloomy. No new control for armss(cow)ling; sling
VHCF. P. N. LakeEntrance to port’s astern – crew won’t make harbour going this way!over(boar)d; Dover with D to end
VHCW. LaxtonPerverse characteristic of Oz, I dare sayw(izard)ry; wry; ref. ‘The Wizard of Oz’
VHCD. F. ManleyShall a melody be rendered thus with pounding of common time?a(lla ma)rcia; C in aria
VHCT. J. MooreyI’m no man to reject Silver Cloudm(ammon)ist; mist; ref. Rolls-Royce model
VHCD. S. NagleWomen ready to tackle the bowling? Heavens!w(elk)in; W in
VHCF. R. PalmerWhat’s Revelation? Ecumenical —— on behalf of mankind in the New Testamentpron(ounce)ment; pro + men in NT
VHCT. E. SandersWe offer a possible chance of a ticket to riches – stay with the Sunl(otter)ies; lie + S
VHCD. M. StanfordRotten parts in engines he noticestrainsp(otter); anag.
VHCA. J. WardropTake in what’s given out where gossip is repeatedgr(ape)vine; r in anag.
VHCD. J. WebbA heartless courtier of female affection, one assiduous in amorous adventureswo(manis)er; wo(o)er
VHCMrs M. P. WebberMargaret’s cut by half and disorganised an essential part of English educationg(ram)mar; anag. of Marg(aret); M. Thatcher

HCs in competition 666 awarded to:

R. AbreyN. C. DexterF. G. IllingworthW. H. Pegram
Mrs E. AllenD. M. DuckworthA. H. JonesDr J. D. Renwick
C. Allen BakerC. M. EdmundsR. E. KimmonsE. R. Riddle
D. AshcroftP. S. ElliottA. LawrieA. D. Scott
M. BarleyO. M. EllisH. S. MasonB. D. Smith
F. BastianC. J. FeetenbyL. MayF. B. Stubbs
Mrs K. BissettDr I. S. FletcherJ. D. MooreJ. G. Stubbs
C. J. BroughamRev S. W. FloydJ. J. MooreJ. F. N. Wedge
J. M. BrownO. H. FrazerR. A. MostynMs B. J. Widger
C. A. ClarkeB. GreerF. E. NewloveMrs H. D. Williams
Mrs D. M. ColleyI. F. & L. M. HainesP. J. OddyS. Woods
D. A. CrosslandP. F. HendersonR. J. PalmerE. G. Wren
R. DeardenC. HobbsS. L. Paton