Azed Competition No. 862  Azed Slip  |  ◀  857  |  866  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
862 Nov 1988OFF-AND-ON normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstDr E. YoungPeriodical: ‘The Field’?i.e. off and on; ref. cricket
SecondE. J. BurgeOccasionally leave gets cancelled for sailorabandon with off for AB
ThirdD. F. ManleyErratic concerning what’s needed to shift a windmill, Quixote?of fan Don
VHCD. Ashcroft‘Donna mobile’: not keen on it, being at times without regular tenoroff + anag.; ref. Mozart aria
VHCMrs F. A. BlanchardHeartless cavalier going steady? Far from itoff(h)and on, & lit.
VHCA. BrashBy turns, curt, heartless, then forward!off(h)and on
VHCE. ChalkleyLike a wavering alliance getting away with a new party nameoff a n do n; ref. Lib-Dem merger
VHCR. V. DeardenSee dodgy computer circuit performing thusoff AND on, & lit.
VHCN. C. DexterWith regard to frequency, starting then stopping – one has to assumeof f and on, off an don, & lit.
VHCP. F. HendersonConcerning thing that may blow hot or cold – unfinished amour, possiblyof fan don(a), & lit.
VHCW. Jackson‘Constant never’? Right – if applied to donna mobile!off + anag.
VHCJ. C. LeylandSometimes in seedy end of town you’re given a crafty noda + anag., all in off n
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperSometimes, with an incompetent, party suffers bouleversement – a real possibilitynaff in do (all rev.) + on; ref. Govan by-election; on n.
VHCC. G. MillinWith respect to a supporter, not quite committedof fan don(e), & lit.
VHCT. J. MooreyConstant’s opposite where Bird stands, intermittently2 mngs.; ref. cricket umpires
VHCT. W. MortimerIn a manner that characterises devotee’s activity? Never, not in any degreeof fan do n(ever), & lit.
VHCI. MunroOut of form, Bradman drove runlessly in the middle. Occasionally!(r)an in off Don; ref. cricketer
VHCD. NorwoodOnly two sides to a square? Most irregular2 mngs.; ref. cricket
VHCR. O’DonoghueNothing very loud – no objection to playing andantino occasionally0 ff + anag. less anti
VHCP. J. PetersWithout ’esitating? No, the reverse: waveringlyoff’and + no (rev.)
VHCP. D. StonierFood fan crazy about noodles? Not a lot, only occasionallyn(oodles) in anag.
VHCMrs P. M. StuffinsOccasional nod of fan is coquettishanag.
VHCD. H. TompsettIn the manner that characterises female – Donnamobile!of f + anag., & lit.
VHCMrs M. P. WebberCity losing head about unrestrained gaffs arising intermittently(g)aff(s) (rev.) in (L)ondon
VHCM. G. WilsonSometimes there’s no abandoning ring after food ruined boxing devoteefan in anag. + n(o)

HCs in competition 862 awarded to:

C. J. AndersonS. C. FordD. J. MackayC. Quin
F. D. H. AtkinsonG. GarganL. K. MaltbyC. P. Rea
M. J. BalfourS. GaskellL. MayH. R. Sanders
M. BarleyN. C. GoddardWg Cdr J. D. deS. McElwainL. G. D. Sanders
W. BarrowS. GoldieG. D. MeddingsW. J. M. Scotland
R. C. BellG. S. HalseRev M. R. MetcalfA. J. Shields
H. J. BradburyD. V. HarryW. L. MironW. K. M. Slimmings
B. W. BrookG. B. HigginsJ. J. MooreM. C. Souster
C. J. BroughamT. M. HoggartC. J. MorseD. M. Stanford
B. BurtonS. HolgateR. A. MostynF. B. Stubbs
D. A. CampbellMrs D. B. JenkinsonA. W. T. MottramJ. B. Sweeting
Mrs D. ColleyG. JohnstoneR. F. NaishR. C. Teuton
B. CozensC. L. JonesF. E. NewloveDr I. Torbe
F. H. CrippsN. KemmerF. R. PalmerL. C. Tudor
Mrs J. M. CritchleyR. E. KimmonsR. J. PalmerMrs M. Vincent
L. J. DavenportF. P. N. LakeL. PatersonA. J. Wardrop
R. DeanA. LawrieS. L. PatonA. J. Willis
H. F. DixonJ. W. LeonardW. H. Pegram 
R. P. DowlingJ. P. LesterG. Perry 
G. & J. FerrisA. N. MacDougallB. A. Pike