Azed Competition No. 709  Azed Slip  |  ◀  705  |  712  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
709 Dec 1985GINGER normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. V. HarryCrackers, hats and this lively spirit make for merry gatheringscomp. anag.
SecondD. AshcroftSandy means to snatch a birdie, Bernhard having conceded a halfgin + (Lan)ger; ref. S. Lyle, B. L., golfers
ThirdP. F. HendersonCould be the end of stitching, sewing-machine needing only seconds to put zip ing + (S)inger
VHCJ. D. D. BlaikiePop musicians’ one-night stand opened with debut of number by ‘Queen’n in gig + ER
VHCH. J. BradburyTed perhaps, having a connection with Cakes and Ale2 mngs.; ref. G. Ted, Maugham character, and Twelfth Night II, 3
VHCA. E. BrookesBeer bottle2 mngs.; bottle = mettle
VHCC. J. BroughamSting: pop group type3 mngs.
VHCRev Canon C. M. BrounZip? Here’s the latest in fastening among clothes without oneg in ge(a)r
VHCD. BuxtonPop group?2 mngs.
VHCD. A. CrosslandPop performance includes fantastic number by Queenn in gig + ER
VHCN. C. DexterThe girl of girl-gent combination, both endlessly dancinganag. of gir(l)-gen(t); ref. G. Rogers
VHCDr I. S. FletcherBuck Rogers?2 mngs.; G. Rogers
VHCMrs D. B. JenkinsonPop-group?2 mngs.
VHCF. P. N. LakeBuck Rogers?2 mngs.; G. Rogers
VHCA. LawrieConsort of William the First of Germany during turbulent reignG in anag.; ref. character in ‘Just William’ stories
VHCMrs J. MahoodAn outlaw race in Arden perhaps2 mngs.; race3; ref. ‘Just William’ stories, Shakespeare
VHCD. F. ManleyGeneva unusually good, having cast one American in co-starring role with red headgin + ge(a)r
VHCJ. J. MooreLike Barbarossa, a trap set by Germany, exterminating great numbersgin + Ger(many); ref. German invasion of Russia
VHCT. W. MortimerG. Greenidge in fantastic form? Edge slips out – it may stop the runs!anag. less edge; g. a stomachic; Gordon G., cricketer
VHCR. F. NaishHot spice in egg flip recipeanag. + r
VHCA. J. RedstoneGo pop2 mngs.
VHCD. R. RobinsonLike the League in Holmes’ case – rugger made to lose its authority and it’s given in, helplesslyin in (RU)gger; ref. Terry H. and Sherlock H., ‘The Red-Headed League’
VHCT. E. SandersThe Queen follows precedent in entering gee-gee in race as beforein in G G + ER; race3
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeGo pop?2 mngs.
VHCDr E. YoungBuck Rogers?2 mngs.; G. Rogers

HCs in competition 709 awarded to:

D. W. ArthurP. S. ElliottJ. H. C. LeachC. P. Rea
M. J. BalfourO. M. EllisS. M. MansellN. J. Reed
E. A. BeaulahM. FreemanH. S. MasonE. R. Riddle
Mrs F. A. BlanchardD. A. GingerH. W. MassinghamD. Riley
A. G. BogieN. C. GoddardD. P. M. MichaelA. Rivlin
R. E. BootD. GoddenC. G. MillinR. Samuelson
Mrs A. R. BradfordP. J. HeapC. J. MorseW. J. M. Scotland
E. ChalkleyMrs S. HewittR. A. MostynA. J. Shields
C. A. ClarkeR. J. HooperF. E. NewloveW. K. M. Slimmings
E. A. ClarkeE. M. HornbyR. G. NormanF. B. Stubbs
P. R. ClemowW. JacksonD. F. PalingDr I. Torbe
M. CoatesMrs N. JarmanF. R. PalmerA. J. Wardrop
J. H. DingwallM. S. Taylor & N. C. JohnsR. J. PalmerM. H. E. Watson
D. M. DuckworthA. H. JonesW. H. PegramMrs B. Wharf
Mrs P. EdwardsProf N. KesselMrs E. M. PhairMrs B. J. Widger
M. G. ElliottR. E. KimmonsM. PostlethwaiteW. Woodruff