Azed Competition No. 774  Azed Slip  |  ◀  770  |  779  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
774 Mar 1987VICTORINE normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. C. LeylandTrevi – coin thrown – a comfort if cold shouldered?anag.
SecondR. J. HooperWrap it over chin if not hot?anag. less H, & lit.
ThirdN. C. DexterNeckwear in civet or fox?anag. & lit.; fox vi.
VHCJ. D. D. BlaikieJam’s bound to take in some fruitto r in in vice
VHCM. CoatesMarks, say, on skin when it is no longer ripeVic to rine, & lit; ref. V. M., cricketer
VHCMrs D. M. ColleyKind of peach put in jam or cannedor in tin in vice
VHCL. J. DavenportMight a variety of citron be entered here, in clapped-out attempt to win a prize?anag. in vie, & lit.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherFoxy cover? Nit possessing one?I in anag., & lit.; ref. animal rights campaign
VHCH. FreemanWhat’s yellow, put in a can and conserved in jam?or in tin in vice
VHCP. D. GaffeyBush, perhaps, fed with nitro compoundanag. in Vice; ref. George B., US V. P.
VHCF. D. GardinerSylvester? Fashionable leader of early band of distinction!Victor in e; ref. V. Silvester (sic), bandleader
VHCJ. F. GrimshawWhat’ll do for laying up, skinned, in jam?(s)torin(g) in vice, & lit.
VHCJ. I. & B. C. JamesPeach jam to take home bottledto r in in vice
VHCM. S. Taylor & N. C. JohnsPeach – cover it in trifleanag.
VHCA. LawrieSome stole – old screw shut gang quickly insideto rin in vice; gang, rin vbs.
VHCR. K. LumsdonCould it be Sylvester, being skinned, disguised?Victor + anag. of (b)ein(g), & lit.; ref. cartoon cat, V. Silvester (sic), bandleader
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperI contrive elaborate cape a character might display!anag., hidden ‘peach’, & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyBan civil rioter – order going awry with exit of the unfortunate Blair Peach?anag. less anag.; ref. campaigner killed in demo
VHCT. J. MooreyA fruit split has one smothered in jam?I in torn in vice
VHCR. J. PalmerNotice vair hanging loose? Could be a ——comp. anag. & lit.
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsSee what’s yellow, when tinned, and stuck in sorbet?v. + or2 in tin in ice
VHCR. C. TeutonBase of neck? I cover it extravagantlyn + anag., & lit.; b. = starting point
VHCA. J. WardropSee nice trio playing something soft and sweetv. + anag.

HCs in competition 774 awarded to:

R. AbreyR. V. DeardenR. JacksD. Price Jones
S. ArmstrongJ. H. DingwallJ. F. P. LeveyB. Roe
C. BlackburnC. M. DraperD. J. MackayJ. H. Russell
G. H. BoothC. E. Faulkner-KingH. S. MasonR. Sharkey
C. J. BroughamC. J. FeetenbyH. W. MassinghamD. P. Shenkin
Rev Canon C. M. BrounN. C. GoddardL. MayA. J. Shields
J. CampbellS. GoldieW. L. MironD. M. Stanford
C. A. ClarkeR. R. GreenfieldJ. J. MooreM. J. Tomkinson
G. P. ConwayK. H. GroseC. J. MorseMrs J. E. Townsend
A. G. CorriganD. V. HarryR. A. MostynG. T. Wilson
A. E. CrowP. F. HendersonL. PatersonDr E. Young
E. DawidS. HolgateMrs E. M. Phair 
R. DeanR. F. A. HorsfieldA. R. H. Pocock