Azed Competition No. 75  Azed Slip  |  ◀  70  |  79  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
75 Aug 1973GROCETERIA normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. A. FinckenTry it for, e.g. cream crackers – forget F&M!anag. less F, M, & lit.; Fortnum and Mason
SecondRev C. D. WestbrookI cater, ergo get in order hereanag. & lit.
ThirdC. Allen BakerWhere one may see a caterer go, I fancyanag. & lit.
VHCMrs A. BoyesWay-out erotic gear temptingly displays the goodsanag.
VHCC. BrownI regret a small company merges to become a self-service storeanag. incl. co.
VHCC. O. ButcherWhere it’s right to go round taking tea and rice ad lib.r in go + anag.
VHCS. GoldieShell coterie in smashing rag in tuckshop, superanag. in anag.
VHCD. V. HarryRoget and C. are fantastic – inside them one finds choice store of titbitsI in anag.; find = supply
VHCSir S. KayeHerein reduced produce: tea, rice…, artfully arrangedgro(w) + anag., & lit.
VHCR. E. KimmonsStock up with tea here or get a rice supplyanag.; supply adv.
VHCD. P. LaurieI cater; ergo, somehow I supply foodanag.
VHCA. LawrieI regret a small company, being converted into a supermarketanag. incl. co.
VHCMrs B. LewisIt spells the end of serving rice or tea looseg + anag., & lit.
VHCJ. McKieG—— (i.e. Creator) made it – and its wicked owneranag.; ref. Chesterton, ‘Song Against Grocers’
VHCA. G. McPhieEstablishment giving the people no assistance. Private Eye might locate it at No. 102 mngs.; ‘Grocer’, P.E.’s nickname for Heath
VHCD. P. M. MichaelWhat makes a G.O.C. retire unceremoniously? Large number of wives enters into itanag.
VHCC. G. MillinContemporary shop has to develop practically, i.e. cater differentlygro(w) + anag.
VHCC. J. MorseIt could make catering more complicated if it had no bits of merchandise namedanag. less m, n, & lit.
VHCF. E. NewloveCash-down, wire-basket territory: GIRO, etc., are outanag.
VHCF. R. PalmerWhere to buy butter or a loaf, get rice or a stewanag.
VHCMrs G. RajkowskaI help myself here – must take care or I get ruinedanag.
VHCBrig R. F. E. StoneyWhere you won’t be served ground rice or tea by the gramg. + anag., & lit.
VHCF. B. StubbsI offer prog. Pâté & Rice – New! 2p off!!anag. less pp, & lit.
VHCB. C. WilcoxIt’s no service ace, Roger’s got it outanag.; ref. R. Taylor; ’s = has
VHCDr E. YoungWhere you can start getting rice or tea without the usual orderingg + anag., & lit.

HCs in competition 75 awarded to:

R. AbreyE. ChalkleyH. W. JenkinsMiss I. M. Raab
R. H. AdeyG. H. ClarkeG. JohnstoneE. W. Richart
E. AkenheadMrs M. P. CraineMiss F. S. KempA. Rivlin
G. AspinA. L. DennisDr P. D. KingT. E. Sanders
Col P. S. BainesDr M. J. B. DuffD. J. MacKayB. Solomons
J. W. BatesMrs W. FearonB. ManvellR. Stephenson
Dr J. G. BoothA. L. FreemanD. McLarenG. A. Tomlinson
Miss P. BradleyG. F. K. GrantJ. H. McLeanT. Wightman
R. E. BrownriggDr B. GreerMiss B. A. MountstephensD. C. Williamson
A. J. BulmanMrs E. J. HolmesD. B. OatenMrs M. R. Wishart
E. J. BurgeJ. M. HoughtonR. O’Donoghue 
K. S. BurtonC. H. HudsonW. H. Pegram