Azed Competition No. 827  Azed Slip  |  ◀  823  |  831  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
827 Mar 1988MICKEY-TAKING normal26


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. C. Dexter(M)urine-extraction?2 mngs.; ref. Mickey Mouse
SecondJ. HorwoodCartoonist’s favourite occupationMickey taking, & lit.; M. Mouse; military occupation
ThirdJ. B. SweetingIt’s freezing in Calgary, with Finn leading. See the take-off!Mickey taking; ref. Winter Olympics, Matti Nykänen, ski-jumper
VHCB. W. BrookIn making game pie from e.g. cat, I’m kinkyanag.
VHCC. J. BroughamNeedling: doing as the dopers’ victims do?2 mngs.; Mickey Finns
VHCL. J. DavenportA mildly sadistic diversion in The Observer Magazine – I see clues for solution with perplexity!‘M’ I c key taking
VHCR. V. DeardenGuy of Irish extraction?i.e. Mickey taking; M. offensive sl.
VHCDr V. G. I. DeshmukhTeasing strip hot in the kinky magic dancinganag. less H
VHCM. EarleKinnockite may start to groan, but no escaping devilish aim of Spitting Imageanag. incl. g less no; ref. satirical TV series
VHCR. A. EnglandHere’s chaff, before the acquisition of corni.e. mickey (adj.) + taking
VHCG. GarganChristy O’Connor for one not putting but chippingMickey taking; ref. Irish golfer; chip = tease; M. offensive sl.
VHCS. GoldieAiming pull to leg may get kick in googlyanag.; leg-pulling
VHCF. P. N. LakeIrish the butt of me? That painful old persiflage!Mick (m)e yt aking; M. offensive sl.
VHCA. LawrieChaff associated with corn needs removalmickey + taking
VHCH. W. MassinghamWhat may induce a nap? Teasing2 mngs.; i.e. taking a soporific
VHCRev M. R. MetcalfPaddy’s plight from long ago?Mickey taking; P., M., offensive sl.
VHCJ. R. C. MichieJosh, Pat, Kit and Angus dancing without usMickey + anag. less us; M. offensive sl.
VHCC. G. MillinIrish jokes, for example, getting Paddy and family in a flapMickey + kin in tag; P., M., offensive sl.
VHCT. J. MooreyPulling leg free from end of tights, one may get knicks in a twistanag. incl. I less s
VHCC. J. MorseMike-grabbing Irishman’s attractive – and annoyingi.e. Mickey taking; ref. T. Wogan; M. offensive sl.
VHCH. B. MortonTying a ‘Kick-me’ on the bum?anag. & lit.; bum = spree
VHCMrs A. G. PhillipsAnnoying dog running around stock chasing young bull, wildmickey + kin in tag
VHCW. J. M. ScotlandWhat might irritate back of leg? Nicky-tam, i.e. with knot not left looseanag. incl. g & k(not)
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsA way of baiting bull, with terriers set at headmickey TA king
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeKinky act? I’m game, otherwise am act in burlesquecomp. anag.
VHCG. H. WillettMethod of baiting a mouse, characteristically, finds alluringMickey + taking

HCs in competition 827 awarded to:

R. AbreyP. DrummondR. H. F. IshamJ. C. Parsons
G. AldermanD. M. DuckworthW. JacksonD. Price Jones
S. ArmstrongC. M. EdmundsG. JohnstoneA. G. Ray
R. L. BakerO. M. EllisC. L. JonesA. J. Redstone
Mrs G. M. BarkerH. F. EntwistleJ. P. LesterH. L. Rhodes
M. BarleyE. G. FletcherC. J. LoweD. Riley
Mrs P. A. BaxH. FreemanM. A. Macdonald-CooperB. Roe
R. C. BellM. FreemanMrs J. MackieT. E. Sanders
J. D. D. BlaikieJ. GillL. K. MaltbyMr & Mrs A. Shanks
Mrs F. A. BlanchardN. C. GoddardD. F. ManleyD. A. Shefras
H. J. BradburyS. GoreJ. F. McKeeDr N. Smith
Rev Canon C. M. BrounR. R. GreenfieldDr E. J. MillerF. B. Stubbs
E. J. BurgeMrs R. HarveyM. H. MillerH. Tillier
S. ButterworthP. HendersonR. A. MostynD. H. Tompsett
B. E. ChamberlainP. D. HighcliffeI. D. S. NagleM. H. E. Watson
C. A. ClarkeA. W. HillR. F. NaishR. J. Whale
Mrs D. M. ColleyT. M. HoggartF. E. NewloveJ. R. Widdowson
A. E. CrowS. HolgateF. R. PalmerSir David Willcocks
H. F. DixonR. J. HooperR. F. & H. PannellDr E. Young