Azed Competition No. 712  Azed Slip  |  ◀  709  |  714  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
712 Xmas 1985PANTOMIME HORSE normal21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. Brain‘I can appear as thespian or mome,’ articulated stage hackanag.
SecondH. J. McClarronMen (front and back) operate him so hilariouslyanag. incl. m(e)n, & lit.
ThirdD. A. CrosslandMare? Pooh! It’s men dressed upanag. & lit.
VHCD. AshcroftHot tip to be backed? (Can’t be!) I’m appearing in a production of Mother Goose, letting go, prancing (could be!)nap (rev.) + I’m anag. less go, & lit.
VHCM. BarleyPart in some burlesque involving a couple of men with a pair of hooves?me ho in anag., & lit.
VHCDr P. M. J. BennettAntic duo galumphing harmonise tempoanag.
VHCC. J. BroughamGalumphing pair men hoot’s me!anag. & lit.
VHCD. A. CampbellTwo actors at once playing Steed gives Emma her options, variedanag.; ref ‘The Avengers’
VHCC. A. ClarkeTerm associated with Homo sapiens in disguise (head of rear section out of sight)anag. less s, & lit.
VHCW. DaviesSeasonal double act could, with suitably designed set, be on at the Moss Empirecomp. anag.
VHCM. EarleHope monetarism worked for Christmas ‘business’ partnership (executive on boards)anag.
VHCM. B. FisherShort poem mine, a comical couplet with irregular feetanag.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherI’m, in performing art, some one hp?I’m in anag., & lit.; hp = horsepower
VHCB. GreerWhat could make Thespian more comical, with second in back?mo (rev.) in anag., & lit.
VHCP. F. HendersonAfter start of performance, I and some other man will cavort in this rôlep + anag.
VHCR. J. HooperIn me (some part!) couple of ‘hoofers’ clownanag. incl. ho, & lit.
VHCR. K. LumsdonMare? – pooh, it’s men prancinganag. & lit.
VHCL. K. MaltbyPosh mare? Not me, I fool aboutanag. & lit.
VHCH. R. SimpsonCould be home to men pairsanag. & lit.
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsIt does harmonise tempo, dancing – after partner gets guidance from behindanag.; after adj., behind n.
VHCMrs M. P. WebberIt’s a romp with those in me cavorting about togetheranag. & lit.

HCs in competition 712 awarded to:

C. Allen BakerN. C. DexterL. MayD. M. Stanford
D. W. ArthurC. J. FeetenbyA. McIntyreB. Stuart
M. J. BalfourMrs C. FirthRev M. R. MetcalfF. B. Stubbs
M. BarnesF. D. GardinerD. P. M. MichaelG. A. Tomlinson
J. D. D. BlaikieN. C. GoddardC. G. MillinG. Vinestock
Mrs F. A. BlanchardD. R. GregoryJ. J. MooreA. J. Wardrop
H. J. BradburyJ. F. GrimshawT. J. MooreyM. H. E. Watson
E. J. BurgeJ. M. HoughtonC. J. MorseJ. F. N. Wedge
P. & C. BurnettA. H. JonesT. W. MortimerMrs B. Wharf
B. E. ChamberlainN. KemmerG. F. MulhernG. H. Willett
A. F. ColesDr D. R. LaneyF. R. PalmerS. Woods
P. F. ColtmanJ. C. LeylandR. J. PalmerDr E. Young
E. DawidP. R. LloydD. P. Shenkin 
R. V. DeardenD. F. ManleyR. G. Smith