Azed Competition No. 762  Azed Slip  |  ◀  757  |  764  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
762 Dec 1986OBELISE normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. F. ManleyOED’s ‘boist’ ’owler? Abandoned words to ——comp. anag. & lit.; ref. word obelised in OED
SecondJ. D. D. BlaikieBoil, seethe, hotly denying the label ‘bastard’anag. less the
ThirdH. J. BradburyTo make one ‘see below’, do we ——?comp. anag. incl. I, & lit.
VHCW. G. ArnottAllege corruption against a BBC TV programme made in Libya? End of these blasted liesOB + e + anag.; ref. reporting of US attack on Tripoli
VHCC. J. BroughamSlang we this … modifying ‘see below’ signal?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCE. ChalkleyTo —— word? Bowdlerise too, in a way!comp. anag. & lit.
VHCN. C. DexterThus mark Loeb’s translation that’s without first sign of senseanag. + s in i.e., & lit.; ref. Loeb Classical Library, etc.
VHCN. C. GoddardPut the dagger in? Do back off – I see blood being spiltanag. less do (rev.)
VHCO. GreenwoodSelection doubt to put in order? Don’t cut, ——comp. anag. & lit.
VHCP. F. HendersonMark, showing doubt? ‘Second of gospels with insufficient faith’ admits SaintS in o + belie(f)
VHCA. W. HillCast doubt on whether German’s dedicatee of popular piano pieceob (Ger.) + Elise; ref. E. German and ‘Für Elise’
VHCR. J. Hooper‘Tell … how it alters’? (Honour is briefly put down in Raleigh poem)OBE + ’s in (The) Lie; ref. Sir Walter R.’s poem
VHCMrs D. B. JenkinsonSo bowdlerise novel as to expunge naughty words?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCA. H. JonesSee slip in book? OK, ——, snip outcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. E. KimmonsOld letter contains first indication of love one’s to reject as untrueo + l I’s in bee
VHCC. W. LaxtonBowdlerise nothing! There’s corrupt word? ——!comp. anag. incl. 0 & lit.
VHCH. W. MassinghamBowdlerise so, bent on removing crude wordscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCD. S. NagleIndicate unacceptability of old vinegar with peculiar smell on the turnesile BO (rev.)
VHCC. P. ReaMark thus – so lie be confoundedanag.
VHCT. E. SandersAffix – in old English book to flag a suspicion of errorb in OE + lis e
VHCD. P. ShenkinMark the corruption of national honour surrounding the Olympic venueElis in OBE; ref. region containing Olympia
VHCF. B. StubbsBrand having less than half the limit in fatli(mit) in obese
VHCM. R. WhiteoakReprobate, overweight, about fifty-oneLI in obese

HCs in competition 762 awarded to:

R. B. AllnuttR. V. DeardenH. S. MasonJ. H. Russell
Mrs G. M. BarkerJ. DromeyH. J. McClarronL. G. D. Sanders
P. F. BauchopMrs P. EdwardsRev M. R. MetcalfW. J. M. Scotland
Mrs K. BissettO. M. EllisC. G. MillinA. D. Scott
Rev Canon C. M. BrounC. E. Faulkner-KingC. J. MorseW. K. M. Slimmings
J. M. BrownDr I. S. FletcherT. W. MortimerMrs I. G. Smith
E. J. BurgeM. FreemanJ. J. MurthaD. M. Stanford
K. S. BurtonF. D. GardinerF. E. NewloveJ. B. Sweeting
C. A. ClarkeJ. F. GrimshawS. J. O’BoyleK. Thomas
M. CoatesMrs S. HewittF. R. PalmerD. H. Tompsett
W. H. C. CobbE. HornbyR. J. PalmerMrs J. Waldren
Capt D. A. CraddockR. H. F. IshamD. Price JonesP. H. Watkin
Mrs M. P. CraineJ. I. & B. C. JamesRev E. H. PyleMrs M. P. Webber
R. G. CroslandG. JohnstoneR. F. RayJ. F. N. Wedge
D. A. CrosslandF. P. N. LakeA. J. RedstoneM. G. Wilson
D. J. Dare-PlumptonR. K. LumsdonD. R. RobinsonM. Woolf
E. DavidM. A. Macdonald-CooperB. Roe