Azed Competition No. 714  Azed Slip  |  ◀  712  |  718  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
714 Jan 1986MOTE normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. F. ManleyPerceive what is within you rather than one in brothermate with o for a, & lit.; ref. Luke 6:41
SecondH. W. MassinghamSpin-off from edge of blade on a saw?mot + e, & lit.
ThirdO. GreenwoodFlaring comet? Not a bit of it! We can barely see it!anag. less c
VHCC. Allen BakerWhat should be cast when May is out2 mngs.; mote2; ref. Matthew 7:5
VHCW. G. ArnottThe very old may dribble2 mngs; mote2
VHCM. BarleyIn me you turn to must and some dustto (rev.) in me, & lit.; mote2,1
VHCC. A. ClarkeCause of contamination could be atomic pile that’s no longer in service3 mngs.; mote1,3
VHCN. C. DexterLast of the endless work with so many leaves, wheeling the old barrowe tom(e) (rev.)
VHCDr I. S. FletcherWhat could do for heap, vintage in the extreme?MOT + e, & lit.
VHCR. J. HooperWhat means ‘tick’ as well as ‘mound (long unused)’?mo + te(l), & lit.; mote1,3
VHCF. G. IllingworthCracking this may bring me to eminence – must, some time or other!anag., 2 defs.; mote3,2
VHCJ. I. JamesIn past tense strike Scargill’s lead dropped, an irritating ‘one in the eye’(S)mote; ref. Arthur S., miners’ strike
VHCA. H. JonesMay, pristine: one supposes it might get up some poet’s nose!comp. anag.
VHCM. D. LawsWhat may be raised, if you’ve to poke around?(pro)mote(d), & lit.
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperErratic comet returns this century – it’s hard to see with the naked eye!comp. anag. incl. c; returns = produces
VHCC. G. MillinT. Meo’s miscued – a speck of chalk, perhapsanag.; ref. Tony M., snooker player
VHCJ. J. MooreBailey’s stonewalling impressed here, England’s opener and Graveney having been sent backE Tom (rev.); mote3; ref. England cricketers
VHCC. J. MorseBattered tome may come down from Shakespeare’s timeanag.; mote2; ref. current vogue for finding Shakespeareana
VHCR. F. NaishE.g. Caesar’s words of love to wife without a stain(a)mo te
VHCP. G. O’GormanPrimitive tomb conceals it? Quite the reverse!hidden rev., & lit.
VHCR. J. PalmerMay once trace earthwork initiallyinitial letters, 3 mngs.
VHCM. H. E. WatsonTake seconds of smoked cod – steak helping’s a very small portionsecond letters
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeFor leaves push an old barrow(pro)mote

HCs in competition 714 awarded to:

F. D. H. AtkinsonDr V. G. I. DeshmukhF. P. N. LakeF. R. Palmer
R. L. BakerH. F. DixonA. LawrieB. A. Pike
E. A. BeaulahP. DrummondJ. P. LesterD. R. Robinson
Mrs K. BissettM. EarleH. R. LockhartL. G. D. Sanders
C. J. BroughamD. GoddenR. K. LumsdonW. J. M. Scotland
E. J. BurgeS. GoldieH. S. MasonP. Thacker
C. J. & M. P. ButlerJ. F. GrimshawL. MayDr I. Torbe
M. ClarkeP. F. HendersonT. J. MooreyJ. Treleaven
Mrs D. M. ColleyW. JacksonT. W. MortimerMrs E. K. Williams
Mrs M. P. CraineM. S. Taylor & N. C. JohnsR. A. MostynM. G. Wilson
A. L. DennisG. JohnstoneD. S. Nagle