Azed Competition No. 831  Azed Slip  |  ◀  827  |  835  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
831 Apr 1988COOLABAH Spoonerisms25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstT. W. MortimerA coal hob’s lit – native fare’s bound to be on it at meal-timebear’s found; anag.
SecondB. W. BrookI’m of the mind Kurt’ll freeze before tribunal, when it’s heardmyrtle kind; cool a ‘bar’; ref. K. Waldheim
ThirdJ. F. GrimshawFree from tar compounds, satisfying, second only to Hamlet and leading whiffs of Benson and Hedgestree from far; cool + a + B a H; ref. cigar brand
VHCC. J. BroughamTemper and a pained expression…some gorse encountered down under!gum source; cool a bah!
VHCE. J. BurgeSchool head dismissed – falsely ‘possessing’ a degree. Beak could be cracked by itcreek … backed; a BA in anag. less s
VHCR. V. DeardenShaggy suede collected a contemptuous responseswaggy’s shade; cool a bah
VHCC. M. EdmundsGreed of bum in Aussie song about roving à la hobobreed of gum; c. + anag.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherModerate – one given push? Maggie’s camp was swayed by suchswaggy’s … made; cool a bah; push2
VHCH. FreemanOxford & Cambridge capsizing (assorted exclamations) stall Thames on this sallytall stem’s; O & C (rev.) + o! la! bah!; sally3
VHCD. A. GingerBill’s love-making partner, alas, giving embrace to Socialist; this she traded lyricallytree shaded; Lab in coo, ah!
VHCD. V. HarryI’m calm and controlled, Jack active and hot. I traded champers, he brewedshaded tramp as he; cool AB a h
VHCV. G. HendersonYou can work out the years, robber, in my king’s prison block (so it’s said)cobber, ... rings; ‘cooler bar’
VHCR. A. HillLabour in shouts of surprise and joy – push for birth perhapsbush for Perth; Lab in coo ah
VHCJ. C. LeylandWhat don’t you see in commie popsies? It’s not so hot having to check for listening devicesPommie copses; ‘cooler bar’
VHCMrs J. MahoodBy which Maggie T. swayed opposition – surprise, surprise all roundswaggy tea made; Lab in coo! ah!
VHCDr E. J. MillerAloof, with a disdainful expression? Beneath it, Maggie’s sweetswaggies meet; cool a bah
VHCC. J. MorseAB in inverted ring cipher follows C, triggers Ddiggers’ tree; C + AB in halo 0 (rev.)
VHCD. S. NagleThere’s a strong sign of someone under this tree: relaxed sailor with joyous expressionStrine song; cool AB ah!
VHCD. Price JonesA black cloud, Noah! It’s stormy, and luck unfortunately runs out. Buy an ark!ironbark; comp. anag.
VHCW. J. M. ScotlandWoo tart? A bachelor gets hot after pass, embracing lovetuart; 0 in col + a BA h
VHCD. P. ShenkinSuede for a shaggy, with-it adult? Pooh!shade for a swaggy; cool A bah!
VHCMrs E. J. ShieldsCircuiting loch, a boat docked – by an ark?ironbark; anag. less t
VHCD. H. TompsettTigger’s drunk maybe – pleasing a Pooh!digger’s trunk; cool a bah!
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeThere’s nothing in kola nuts that’ll aid shockersshade ockers; 0 in cola + bah!
VHCG. H. WillettThree interjections that might shake Victorian maidmake … shade; coo! la! bah!

HCs in competition 831 awarded to:

D. ArthurF. D. GardinerD. F. ManleyL. G. D. Sanders
M. BarleyS. GoldieH. W. MassinghamT. E. Sanders
E. A. BeaulahI. F. & L. M. HainesD. P. MillerA. F. Simmerson
J. D. D. BlaikieG. B. HigginsC. G. MillinD. A. Smith
R. E. BootMrs D. B. JenkinsonA. F. MylwardJ. B. Sweeting
H. J. BradburyM. S. Taylor & N. C. JohnsG. M. NeighbourR. D. Vaughan Davies
V. BrayC. L. JonesS. J. O’BoyleA. J. Wardrop
Mrs M. J. CansfieldJ. F. JonesF. R. PalmerMrs M. P. Webber
C. A. ClarkeC. W. LaxtonK. PearceR. J. Whale
G. CuthbertJ. D. LockettMrs A. G. PhillipsW. Woodruff
E. DavidC. J. LoweB. PikeE. G. Wren
C. M. DraperR. D. LyallMrs A. Price 
A. J. DuncumM. A. Macdonald-CooperA. Rivlin 
C. S. EllisMrs J. MackieMrs N. Rowlinson