Azed Competition No. 718  Azed Slip  |  ◀  714  |  722  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
718 Feb 1986FLO(GG)IN(G) Letters Latent23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstS. HolgateBatting collapse – power missing at the creaseflo(P) in
SecondA. D. ScottOrbilius’s answer if no learner shapedanag. incl. L; ref. Horace’s ‘flogger’
ThirdM. A. Macdonald-CooperSix from Quelch? Fat Owl’s in squirms when swishing taws is restedanag. less anag.; ref. B. Bunter
VHCS. ArmstrongWhat becomes tart, if French law rather than English is used? Chastisement!flaws with loi (Fr.) for law
VHCD. AshcroftWhacking try if threequarters only carelessly tackled!if onl(y) anag.
VHCM. BarleyWapping: where info’s processed with minimum of labouranag. incl. l; ref. newspaper printing at W.
VHCE. A. BeaulahAlmost total collapse at the wicket is what tourists are likely to experienceflo(p) in; ref. current cricket tours and souvenir vendors
VHCMrs F. A. BlanchardWarm with tingling glow perhaps followingcomp. anag.; warm n. = a beating
VHCC. J. BroughamLength in a swordthrust, a requisite for fencingl in foin; i.e. illegal selling and buying
VHCRev Canon C. M. BrounSelling Plate is entered by starters on long oddsl o in fin; S. P. type of horse race
VHCMrs D. M. ColleyPunishment given by foreign law for one in ‘cooler’fan with loi (Fr.) for a
VHCD. A. CrosslandIf Leon (after first of embarrassing leaks) has proved deceitful, there should be harsh punishmentanag. less e; ref. L. Brittan, Westland affair
VHCP. F. HendersonWapping factory’s opening areas of new production (though Sun doesn’t appear)f + loin(S); ref. printing dispute
VHCR. J. HooperAim of drummers in LPO: loud, not soft, playinganag. with f for p; drummer = commercial traveller
VHCE. HornbyA foot applied to backside is what the lazy schoolboy should getf + loin
VHCM. D. LawsWhereby to make a couple of bob, if short of a bit of readies?flo(r)in, & lit.
VHCF. E. NewloveFor a good hiding place see inside cod-piece!lo in fin
VHCF. R. PalmerUse of ad with this to get rid of stuff, a dubious sales activityi.e. of ad with flo in = offload
VHCDr W. I. D. ScottSome force applied to lower back, with added glow following spasmodicallyf + loin, comp. anag., & lit.
VHCD. P. ShenkinFine reins, no use for dead horsef loin; see reins in C.
VHCF. B. StubbsHeading for fence, taking bits of loot once illegally nickedfirst letters & lit.
VHCM. R. WetherfieldHere’s a strapping hindquarter of beef, cut from the back!f + loin
VHCR. J. WhaleWapping strikes? Potential of nil!anag.; ref. printing dispute

HCs in competition 718 awarded to:

W. G. ArnottC. J. FeetenbyD. F. ManleyR. F. Ray
D. W. ArthurP. G. W. GlareH. W. MassinghamD. R. Robinson
R. L. BakerN. C. GoddardL. MayMrs E. J. Shields
M. BarkerH. J. GodwinC. G. MillinK. Short
M. BarnesS. GoldieT. J. MooreyJ. B. Sweeting
A. G. BogieR. R. GreenfieldC. J. MorseP. Thacker
R. BrainJ. F. GrimshawH. B. MortonT. R. Theakston
C. I. BullockMrs K. M. HarreR. A. MostynD. H. Tompsett
E. ChalkleyA. H. JonesA. J. OdberA. J. Wardrop
B. E. ChamberlainF. P. N. LakeP. G. O’GormanM. H. E. Watson
C. A. ClarkeH. R. LockhartR. J. PalmerM. G. Wilson
R. V. DeardenC. J. LoweMrs E. M. Phair 
N. C. DexterS. G. G. MacDonaldB. A. Pike 
S. EllisRev W. P. ManahanMrs A. Price