Azed Competition No. 816  Azed Slip  |  ◀  814  |  818  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
816 Xmas 1987POTLACH (with extra O in word) Extra letter23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstM. BarleyTrio of potentates behold a child; now gifts are givenpot + lo + a ch
SecondP. F. HendersonSome fetch coal to point up a winter festivalhidden rev.; ref. first-footing
ThirdG. PerryTime to celebrate win – spinner has last four out for a duckpot Lach(esis) 0
VHCE. A. BeaulahCelebration for a brave child after operation and suffering a lotop. + anag. + ch,
VHCE. ChalkleyTime to knock down the buildings? Prince upset a lot with expression of impatienceP + anag. + och; ref. Prince Charles’s views on modern architecture
VHCL. J. DavenportWhen it comes to present-giving, Father Christmas’s tops – house is packed from floor to ceiling!loto (rev.) in pa Ch
VHCM. FreemanHard lump of fuel best brought over as a presentH coal top (rev.)
VHCR. R. GreenfieldCannabis resin, taken with moderation, induces orgy of generositypot lac ho
VHCB. GreerParty with gifts (beginning from Persia?) turned up to behold a childP + to (rev.) + lo a ch.
VHCV. G. HendersonGift from the Most High, heaven-directed: behold a childtop (rev.) + lo a ch.
VHCDr I. G. HigginbothamWhen a great deal is turned over and housing is chop choppeda lot (rev.) in anag., & lit.
VHCA. W. HillIt’s time for a bean-feast – pile up hot fuel under cauldronpot + H coal (rev.)
VHCT. M. HoggartFestive time: large sum of money (very large sum) needed – dear me!pot lac oh
VHCA. LawrieCrazy plot leads a child to love ‘Beano’anag. + a ch. + 0
VHCJ. D. LockettWhat’s Christmas to the brave? Holy communion and much work all roundHC a lot op. (rev.)
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperUnlimited chocolate supply (nothing less) – what Bunter’s expecting around festive seasonanag. of (c)hocolat(e) less 0 in PO; supply adv.
VHCH. W. MassinghamBehold one swaddled in source of a high church festivallo a in pot Ch.
VHCC. J. & R. S. MorseCompetitive present-giving requires a lot of money – and then a lot more by golly!pot + lac + oh!
VHCT. E. SandersLook! Azed’s foremost champion’s got spot with top cast on the box at Christmas(s)pot + lo A Ch.; ref. Colin Dexter’s Inspector Morse film
VHCW. J. M. ScotlandA gift’s a lot, tight Caledonian said, inspired by ‘extremes of poortith’anag. + co’, all in p, h
VHCMrs E. J. ShieldsA lot of money indeed goes on endless food for this feastpot la cho(w)
VHCMrs J. WaldrenFuss and confusion, with eastern King off gathering fuel up in festive time of giftscoal (rev.) in poth(E R); ref. Wenceslas
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeOffering of Indian hemp, a possible for getting hookedpot loach

HCs in competition 816 awarded to:

K. AaronovichMrs D. M. ColleyE. M. HornbyF. R. Palmer
R. B. AdcockP. T. CrowR. JacksR. J. Palmer
D. K. ArnottMs S. CunliffeMrs D. B. JenkinsonW. H. Pegram
Mrs G. M. BarkerW. DaviesC. L. JonesC. P. Rea
W. BarrowR. V. DeardenJ. F. JonesMs F. Reid
P. F. BauchopDr V. G. I. DeshmukhJ. R. H. JonesD. R. Robinson
P. F. BauchopN. C. DexterJ. H. C. LeachB. Roe
Dr & Mrs R. J. BellP. DrummondJ. C. LeylandR. Rogan
Dr P. M. J. BennettR. A. EnglandA. LoganN. Rowlinson
Mrs A. BlanchardA. S. EverestC. J. LoweJ. H. Russell
Dr J. G. BoothG. & J. FerrisR. LumsdenA. D. Scott
S. BransonE. G. FletcherR. K. LumsdonD. P. Shenkin
Rev Canon C. M. BrounF. G. FletcherJ. H. MacdonaldA. W. Taylor
J. M. BrownH. FreemanL. K. MaltbyA. J. Wardrop
E. J. BurgeP. D. GaffeyD. F. ManleyMrs M. P. Webber
B. BurtonF. D. GardinerS. M. MansellR. J. Whale
C. J. & M. P. ButlerN. C. GoddardL. MayT. A. Whitemore
D. A. H. ByattS. GoldieJ. R. C. MichieM. R. Whiteoak
Mrs M. J. CansfieldJ. F. GrimshawC. G. MillinM. G. Wilson
P. CargillD. V. HarryDr R. MooreDr E. Young
B. E. ChamberlainJ. HigginsT. W. Mortimer 
C. A. ClarkeB. M. HornbyH. B. Morton