Azed Competition No. 731  Azed Slip  |  ◀  727  |  735  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
731 May 1986STRING normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. K. LumsdonPop-singer runs shows in support for bags of needyr in Sting; ref. Live Aid etc.; bags = trousers
SecondW. K. M. SlimmingsIt can sound a bit tough on runners (and runners to be?)3 mngs.; runner beans
ThirdD. R. RobinsonWhat sets off resonance in fiddler in sting, & lit.
VHCS. ArmstrongThis season sees start of training for Piggott’s firstspring with t for P, & lit.; ref. Lester P., jockey
VHCM. BarleyCommon cheat’ll get run in, perhaps for fiddlingr in sting; s. adj.
VHCN. C. DexterIt’s wound around wrapping-paper finallyr in sting, & lit.
VHCO. M. EllisTo hoax, cheat and take inr in sting
VHCJ. F. Grimshaw Pop-eyed, one suspended here?st(a)ring & lit.; hangman’s rope
VHCP. F. HendersonWhat might be tight when bloke’s dispatched by gravity?strin(gent) + g, & lit.; hangman’s rope
VHCR. J. HooperBite for King to tuck into?R in sting, & lit.; ref. Belloc’s Henry K.
VHCA. LawrieSome horses train for one type of course3 mngs.
VHCC. W. LaxtonKeeping things together, letting nothing fall out – that’s my jobst(0)ring & lit.
VHCC. J. LoweSunday trading not in this day and age? Humbug!S tr(AD)ing; humbug vb. = hoax
VHCD. F. ManleyPut King in painR in sting, & lit.; ref. Belloc’s Henry K.
VHCD. P. M. MichaelThis has little King in pain, the cause of his deathR in sting, & lit.; ref. Belloc’s Henry K.
VHCF. MossOne on the fiddle to tie up with street bandSt ring, 2 defs.
VHCR. J. PalmerCheat, take inr in sting, & lit.
VHCL. PatersonChasers, perhaps, could be keeping the round goingst(o)ring
VHCT. E. SandersA twist of grist having within limits a quite narrow measurementn in anag., & lit.
VHCA. D. ScottHang from strap in train3 mngs.
VHCN. E. SharpCheat, take in, hoaxr in sting
VHCJ. B. SweetingDid it record end of Davis and tight gripping final for Johnson?s + n in trig, & lit; ref. Steve D., Joe J., snooker
VHCD. H. TompsettEssential for starting straight the rows in neat gardensinitial letters & lit.
VHCM. H. E. WatsonIf thong is strong, here’s thing to tiei.e. thing is string
VHCDr E. YoungCan take in do?r in sting, & lit.

HCs in competition 731 awarded to:

C. Allen BakerM. CoatesM. KissenR. F. Naish
D. W. ArthurG. P. ConwayJ. P. LesterD. Price Jones
R. L. BakerMrs M. P. CraineJ. M. LoweW. J. M. Scotland
E. A. BeaulahA. E. CrowM. A. Macdonald-CooperD. P. Shenkin
Mrs A. R. BradfordP. DrummondJ. R. C. MichieA. J. Shields
R. BrainH. FreemanC. G. MillinA. Turner
C. J. BroughamF. D. GardinerT. J. MooreyA. J. Wardrop
J. M. BrownS. GoldieC. J. MorseMrs M. P. Webber
C. J. & M. P. ButlerA. W. HillT. W. MortimerMrs H. D. Williams
S. ButterworthA. H. JonesR. A. MostynM. G. Wilson
C. A. ClarkeJ. R. H. JonesD. NagleS. Woods