Azed Competition No. 679  Azed Slip  |  ◀  675  |  683  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
679 May 1985ESTOVER Printer’s Devilry30


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstT. J. Moorey‘Dry’ minister organizing party left-win/ger 
SecondP. B. MacdonaldDesert reclamation could transform these redun/dant landscapes 
ThirdD. RileyFall, com/mon tin, copper and gold! 
VHCJ. D. D. BlaikieVeterans who got in vit/ally needed support late in the dayVE rally
VHCMrs A. L. BoormanDon’t blame th/e prim and the good for nothing, C.O.– O.K.? 
VHCC. A. ClarkeLiverpool? My footb/all team is Everton! 
VHCN. C. DexterVeteran go/allie’s kept now for forty yearsVE rallies
VHCMrs P. EdwardsEngineer got out second b/all. Swore. His first pair though 
VHCMrs S. M. FeltonWithin vit/ally important celebration for the old, soldiers will not be missedVE rally
VHCMrs C. FirminScaling up an old Baltic maple, a gu/st’s worried me!versts
VHCM. FreemanI’m a loud pianist and I always play pieces that are m/y fortemesto
VHCT. D. FreestoneFort/night stay in hospital is required 
VHCS. GoldieTo supper? (Nod eagerly) Conduc/t, I goPernod
VHCJ. F. GrimshawDuring break he’s potted his b/alls, going round the pockets 
VHCJ. B. HallisseyWhen promenaders come tor/ture can begin 
VHCE. L. HaywardWith ribbons, and memories as old, I err, I d/ally gloriouslyVE rally
VHCMrs R. HerbertAre nuns impecunious? Go to the poor – clar/ify the matter 
VHCR. J. HooperOne on country picnic: ‘Go/d – ant-hill!’ 
VHCA. LawrieSpring turns a spent re/d ant green 
VHCR. K. LumsdonSo, Meo n/ear win – do win! – for ‘downer’ White (with rag) ’e’s potted few, remains on seatTony M., Steve W., snooker
VHCJ. D. MooreA tour bargain! A taste of everything from Thebes to Fal/mouth 
VHCT. W. MortimerTourist in Italy – go/on! Athens tops for sightseeing 
VHCR. A. MostynEiffel Tower, vibrating in high wind, will give, will i/t? I go prone! 
VHCR. PhillipsEvery time my French mistress com/bs, I get tense, muddled 
VHCB. A. Pike In a gu/t, grumbles must be disconcerting! 
VHCRev E. H. PyleGo, win! Try car/nal bliss. Give way 
VHCD. L. RobertsNud/ge rare Jezebels 
VHCMrs I. G. SmithMuch neglected in kitchen, Ma – d/usty and unhygienic 
VHCMrs J. WaldrenWhoever Go/d undoes, remember those who perished in battleVerdun
VHCM. H. E. WatsonDropping in plate some rude lin/gerie merged with collection 

HCs in competition 679 awarded to:

E. AkenheadA. J. CrowF. P. N. LakeR. Robinson
C. Allen BakerN. CurwenG. G. LawranceR. Rogan
J. E. AndrewM. DavidM. D. LawsT. E. Sanders
W. ArthurR. V. DeardenC. W. LaxtonW. J. M. Scotland
F. D. H. AtkinsonL. L. DixonDr R. LiddleJ. P. L. Scott
Mrs B. M. AzeJ. DonaldH. R. LockhartG. Secker
D. B. BakerJ. DromeyM. A. Macdonald-CooperW. K. M. Slimmings
P. W. BakerM. EarleR. S. MacLeodB. D. Smith
Mrs P. A. BaxS. F. EdwardsonD. F. ManleyRev C. H. Smith
E. A. BeaulahDr I. S. FletcherS. M. MansellM. C. Souster
Mrs K. BissettG. GarganH. W. MassinghamJ. R. Stagles
O. BloorD. A. GingerD. MillsD. W. Stein
R. E. BootH. J. GodwinS. R. MontgomeryF. Stevens
G. H. BoothR. B. HarlingJ. J. MooreC. L. Thomson
Mrs A. R. BradfordD. V. HarryC. J. MorseMrs J. E. Townsend
A. BrashC. HavillS. J. O’BoyleL. C. Tudor
J. BunnellP. F. HendersonF. R. PalmerV. C. D. Vowles
E. J. BurgeM. J. HenthornA. M. PatersonMrs M. P. Webber
D. M. BurnsE. T. HodgkinsonL. PatersonRev C. D. Westbrook
E. J. BushellS. HolgateK. PearceJ. B. Widdowson
C. J. & M. P. ButlerJ. HorwoodC. PearsonD. O. Williams
D. A. CampbellF. G. IllingworthMrs A. G. PhillipsM. G. Wilson
Rev J. G. ClarkB. JacksonMrs A. PriceS. Woods
Mrs D. M. ColleyD. R. JonesE. W. RichartDr E. Young
Mrs M. P. CraineR. E. KimmonsE. R. Riddle