Azed Competition No. 874  Azed Slip  |  ◀  869  |  878  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
874 Feb 1989BLUESTOCKING normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. R. H. JonesGot BSc unlike fluff?anag. & lit.
SecondJ. F. N. Wedge—— got BSc? Unlike wanton?anag. & lit.
ThirdDr J. BurscoughWho might show worsted in King’s College but no leg?anag. less leg, & lit.; show vi
VHCS. ArmstrongOne ruling needed after Telecom, introducing an early form of STD, overcharge e.g. Girton girl?lues in BT + o/c + king
VHCD. A. CampbellHas she got bulgiest conk about?anag. & lit.
VHCM. CoatesFemale it’s being wasteful to entertain merely for procreationstock in blueing, & lit.
VHCR. N. CuffLearned ‘handle’ because of First from Girton?blue stock in G, & lit.
VHCW. DaviesShe’s no dummy so there’s suckling to be doneanag.
VHCN. C. DexterBuckles into work – getting ‘First’ at Girton?anag. + G, & lit.
VHCD. M. DuckworthIt’s unusual for her to be stuck on bilge!anag. & lit.
VHCO. GreenwoodOCE, but no silk sadly for her?anag. & lit.
VHCD. V. HarryShe could have learned wisdom at Royal Holloway clink but goes on twistinganag.; ref. prison and college
VHCR. J. HooperCollege beak with bust (?) in worsted (Miss Beale, possibly)anag. less anag., & lit.; ref. Dorothea B., educational reformer
VHCG. JohnstoneOne from King’s College with legs in nothing but a worsted?anag. of KG legs in 0 but a, less a, & lit.
VHCF. P. N. LakeNo leg trimmed with silk, but 100 for Latin – that’s me!anag. with C for L, & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyWorsted guise, not black, may befit a ——comp. anag. & lit.
VHCL. MayAthlete’s foot case for lady doctor, probablyBlue stocking.
VHCJ. R. C. MichieMurdoch’s one Tory intrusive boss at home with head of GovernmentBlue stock in G; ref. Iris M., Rupert M.
VHCC. G. MillinClever girl sporting GCE but no silk?anag.
VHCC. J. MorseName given by sportive university types to coterie’s first ‘queen bee’ long agoBlues to c king, & lit.; see king in C.
VHCT. W. MortimerOn such a long-haired lady one can restyle locks into e.g. bun!comp. anag. & lit.
VHCF. R. PalmerSuperior Oxford or Cambridge type, making an object of ridiculeBlue stocking, & lit.
VHCD. R. RobinsonA Chelsea-ite, maybe – but drabbly rigged out (club kit’s gone astray)anag. & lit.; ref. arty district, football club
VHCD. W. ShawA university sportsman keeping a female student tied up in guest blockBlue stocking, anag.

HCs in competition 874 awarded to:

D. W. ArthurM. EarleDr J. F. KnottE. R. Riddle
M. BarleyC. J. FeetenbyJ. H. LambleA. Rivlin
R. C. BellDr I. S. FletcherJ. W. LeonardC. W. Robins
R. E. BootS. C. FordJ. D. LockettT. E. Sanders
Mrs A. R. BradfordH. FreemanR. K. LumsdonA. D. Scott
C. J. BroughamMs C. GayM. A. Macdonald-CooperD. P. Shenkin
Rev Canon C. M. BrounN. C. GoddardMrs E. L. MacNeillMrs E. J. Shields
J. M. BrownS. GoldieH. S. MasonW. K. M. Slimmings
P. BrownD. GoodwinH. W. MassinghamB. Solomons
E. J. BurgeM. GoodyearRev M. R. MetcalfD. M. Stanford
C. J. & M. P. ButlerJ. GreenR. MillerF. W. R. Stocks
Ms C. CarstairsR. R. GreenfieldT. J. MooreyJ. B. Sweeting
G. P. ConwayD. R. GregoryR. A. MostynJ. Tebbutt
R. V. DeardenJ. F. GrimshawR. F. NaishG. A. Tomlinson
Mrs E. S. DenniffR. W. HawesMrs E. M. PhairDr I. Torbe
A. L. DennisP. F. HendersonMrs D. M. C. PrichardA. P. Vincent
Dr V. G. I. DeshmukhV. G. HendersonMiss I. M. RaabA. J. Wardrop
J. R. du ParcqJ. F. JonesA. RenwickMrs M. P. Webber