Azed Competition No. 696  Azed Slip  |  ◀  692  |  701  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
696 Sep 1985ANTIMNEMONIC normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. R. Robinson‘Un Macon intime’ drunk with no indication of good breeding could be thisanag. less U, & lit.
SecondT. J. MooreyNice man Tom’s excited about Northern Ireland – reducing chances of rapid recall!NI in anag.; ref. Tom King
ThirdD. P. M. MichaelKind of effect Lotus had on me Mini can’t supplyanag.; supply adv.
VHCM. BarnesElephants are immune to this disorder in man; not miceanag.
VHCE. A. BeaulahI am a submariner (leader of ‘Nautilus’) engaged in bizarre action likely to end in oblivionI’m Nemo N in antic; ref. ‘20,000 Leagues Under the Sea’
VHCC. J. BroughamSuch are lotos fruits strange inaction grips seafarers stuck on themMN em in anag.
VHCC. M. EdmundsOne leader of morris men experiencing volte-face over performing in grotesque pageant – I’m opposed to knotted handkerchiefs, I shan’t ring any bells!I m + men (rev.) on, all in antic
VHCD. A. GingerRule these —— drifts, otherwise Lethean course imminentcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCN. C. GoddardScrewed up memo in tin-can – hardly an aide-memoire!anag.
VHCJ. F. GrimshawDo this for commendation in cluing, perhaps. (Too like ‘rosemary’? Oh, no!)comp. anag.; ref. AZ comp. No. 635, rosemary ‘for remembrance’
VHCD. V. HarryMinim one can’t change, contributing to fugue?anag.
VHCB. HarveyAgent inclining to forgetfulness, ‘If using scrambler can I mention M?’anag.; ref. James Bond
VHCR. J. HooperMale’s among men in action abroad – serving in Foreign Legion, perhaps?m in anag.; ref. traditional reason for joining F. L.
VHCA. LawrieCould be I’m not amnesic? No, not soanag. less so, & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleySuch as would undo a man omniscient?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCC. J. MorseHaydn’s last Tema in C minor, endlessly varied, leading to fugueanag. less r
VHCR. S. MorseMention Cecil’s first main blunders – that should prevent recallanag. incl. C; ref. Cecil Parkinson
VHCR. F. NaishLike the lotus, holding married men up a dreamy inactionm + men (rev.), all in anag.
VHCS. J. O’BoyleContort me in manic knot (except head) – it’s like the effect of the lotusanag. less k; ref. yoga position
VHCR. J. PalmerLike the Foreign Legion? Dashing men in action, the ultimate in romanticismanag. incl. m; ref. traditional reason for joining F. L.
VHCH. R. SandersThe onset of senility leaving omniscient man befuddled?anag. less s, & lit.
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsCon men fiddled over million dud coin – yet getting amnesty!anti + anag. + m + anag.
VHCJ. B. SweetingI’m not an amnesic, fuzzy as this makes onecomp. anag. & lit.
VHCMrs M. P. WebberThis can change man into amnesiac (AA’s not needed)anag. less AA’s, & lit.

HCs in competition 696 awarded to:

D. W. ArthurA. E. CrowM. S. Taylor & N. C. JohnsS. L. Paton
D. AshcroftE. DawidG. JohnstoneMrs L. E. Pimlott
Mrs G. M. BarkerR. DeanF. P. N. LakeL. Rogers
Mrs K. BissettR. V. DeardenP. W. W. LeachL. G. D. Sanders
J. D. D. BlaikieN. C. DexterD. LesterT. E. Sanders
Mrs F. A. BlanchardP. DrummondR. K. LumsdonW. J. M. Scotland
Mrs D. BuggeP. S. ElliottM. A. Macdonald-CooperF. B. Stubbs
E. J. BurgeRev S. W. FloydL. K. MaltbyR. E. Stumbles
C. J. & M. P. ButlerF. D. GardinerH. W. MassinghamJ. Webster
J. H. ChinnerD. GoddenM. H. MillerJ. F. N. Wedge
P. R. ClemowP. J. HeapC. G. MillinR. J. Whale
M. CoatesE. M. HornbyJ. J. MooreM. Woolf
G. P. ConwayJ. I. JamesH. B. MortonDr E. Young
Mrs M. P. CraineMrs D. B. JenkinsonD. S. Nagle