Azed Competition No. 788  Azed Slip  |  ◀  783  |  792  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
788 Jun 1987CROW normal28


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstH. FreemanB-r-ag?i.e. r in bag, & lit.; bag, cow (derog.)
SecondDr E. YoungDexter possibly could do about how neatly he’s cluedr(ight) in cow, & lit; ref. N. C. D., Azed annual honours
ThirdR. A. WellsHis retreat’s high trees in townWorcester (rev.) less anag., & lit.
VHCM. BarleyUnwelcome noise after drinking-bout (arousal not required)?c(arousal) + row, & lit.
VHCE. A. BeaulahWill Tories stomach it if Welsh ogre is returned?W orc (rev.); ‘eat c.’; ref. Gen. Election, Neil Kinnock
VHCH. J. BradburyHe virtually puts a ruler on the gridcrow(n) & lit.; ‘as the c. flies’; crossword grid
VHCC. J. BroughamWhat comes from Dexter on appearing in the two firsts in clue writingr(ight) o’ in c w, & lit.; ref. N. C. D., Azed annual honours
VHCP. A. BullOne often stoned in the bar2 mngs.; ‘stone the c.s’
VHCM. ClarkeCry of triumph: two-thirds of puzzle knocked off by start of Wednesdaycro(ssword) + W
VHCM. CoatesCrack clues’ initial sequence and finish – name concealedc + row, crow(n); ref. AZ’s name in diagram
VHCG. P. ConwayAppearance of monstrous one put back onset of warning?orc (rev.) + w, & lit.; ref. Tweedledum, -dee
VHCL. J. DavenportT. Hughes’ volume is about Brown, centrallyc + (B)row(n); ref. Ted H., Thomas H.
VHCN. C. DexterOne that follows a bee linei.e. C row, & lit.
VHCR. P. C. FormanTriumph in a range of Tory seats?i.e. C row
VHCS. GoldieWhat follows bee-line?i.e. C row, & lit.
VHCW. JacksonJames, alias Jim2 mngs.; james = jemmy; Jim C.
VHCG. JohnstoneJimmy or Jim?2 mngs.; jimmy = jemmy; Jim C.
VHCR. E. KimmonsGrandstand featuring Slack and Bird3 mngs.; g. = show off; ref. Wilf S., cricketer and Dickie B., umpire
VHCC. W. LaxtonOpening bar exposes clubs to disorderly conductC row
VHCJ. C. LeylandPrize with this? Wouldn’t I ——!double mng.
VHCD. F. ManleyWhat follows beeline?i.e. C row, & lit.
VHCC. G. MillinI get lots of corn breaking heart of soweranag. less n + w, & lit.
VHCL. PatersonDoes this flier follow a bee-line? Yesi.e. C row, & lit.
VHCW. H. PegramAs a child, utter joy it was to crack nuts3 mngs.
VHCB. A. PikeDisturbance after dawn in country?c + row, & lit.
VHCC. P. ReaAzed missing out the fifth letter of anagram. Amazing – he must be stonedCrowther less the r; ref. Azed’s blunder, see comments; ‘stone the c.s’
VHCA. J. RedstoneLabour’s come-back cut short by Conservative triumphC + wor(k) (rev.); ref. Gen. Election
VHCR. C. TeutonThe principles of Cluedo – room, occupant, weapon and an element of murder?first letters; m. collective noun for crows

HCs in competition 788 awarded to:

R. AbreyC. M. DraperH. S. MasonT. E. Sanders
M. J. BalfourP. DrummondL. MayW. K. M. Slimmings
Mrs A. R. BradfordMrs P. EdwardsC. J. MorseF. B. Stubbs
R. BrainF. D. GardinerT. W. MortimerK. Thomas
B. W. BrookD. A. GingerD. S. NagleDr I. Torbe
Rev Canon C. M. BrounJ. F. GrimshawA. J. OdberD. Trace
E. J. BurgeD. V. HarryF. R. PalmerR. J. Whale
C. J. & M. P. ButlerR. J. HooperMrs A. PriceM. R. Whiteoak
C. A. ClarkeJ. H. C. LeachR. F. RayM. Woolf
E. A. ClarkeC. LovingMr & Mrs A. Rivlin 
A. J. ClowM. A. Macdonald-CooperD. R. Robinson 
Dr V. G. I. DeshmukhS. M. MansellL. G. D. Sanders