Azed Competition No. 878  Azed Slip  |  < 874  |  882 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
878 Mar 1989MOUSEPIECE normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. W. ArthurSumo wrestling – epic struggles needing energy on both sides, and a bit of beef!anag. + anag. in E, E
SecondT. J. MooreyCut close to buttock, ‘Come Dancing’ skirts exploit rule-book?use pie in anag.
ThirdJ. D. D. BlaikieCoward play cut for consumption in the sticksmouse piece; ref. Noel C.
VHCE. A. BeaulahBruised eye requires patch; it’s cut next roundmouse piece
VHCR. C. BellA cut of beef to make Jock’s mouth water, being denied a bitmou se(a) piece
VHCC. J. BroughamCut some epicure is cooking could be rustic onecomp. anag. & lit.
VHCP. CargillBlack eye, a bit sore? Use me, I copemouse piece & anag.
VHCC. A. ClarkeWeakling needs iron to get a bit of beefiron, piece = gun
VHCMrs D. M. ColleyIs this bit applied to a black eye?mouse piece, & lit.
VHCB. FrancoJapanese girl kisses me goodbye, skirt revealing a bit of legmous(me)e piece; skirt = woman
VHCP. F. HendersonSome clue (cryptic, not long) snatching prize – something meaty from Dexter, perhapspie in anag. less I; ref. NCD, cattle
VHCR. JacksBudges cut sends city into instant profit scrambleBC in mo use pie
VHCF. P. N. LakeWhat may get blown if the cut is left out; put in confines of store!s, e for th(e) in mouthpiece
VHCC. W. LaxtonOne does come from behind – next round, Men cues cunningly, raking in a hit of cashpie in anag.
VHCD. F. ManleyTell kids about one piggy having it maybe, one not, one squeaking a bit?ref. Nos. 3-5 in nursery rhyme
VHCC. J. MorseIt’s primitive to paw woman showing tasty piece of legmouse piece
VHCW. M. OrrielBlack eye patch?mouse piece, & lit.
VHCD. PendreyBlack eye patch?mouse piece, & lit.
VHCG. PerryBlack eye needs slice cut from beefmouse piece
VHCD. R. RobinsonNeat cut from Meo’s cue unexpectedly grabbing prize?pie in anag.
VHCT. E. SandersThis roast might be to some epicures a mustcomp. anag. & lie. ; must adj
VHCW. J. M. ScotlandSumo wrestling, Eastern man’s beefy flesh (near round)anag. + E + piece
VHCMrs E. J. ShieldsAdd a bit to a shiner?mouse piece, & lit.
VHCP. D. StonierCut behind leg, ball penetrates gap in field composition0 in muse piece
VHCR. J. WhaleLocals’ beef: might express come up S.E. differently, i.e. hidden?i.e. in anag. ; ref. Chunnel rail link dispute

HCs awarded in competition 878 to:

G. E. BakerO. M. EllisMrs M. JolliffeV. H. N. Roles
J. M. BrownC. J. FeetenbyL. M. KeetW. K. M. Slimmings
Dr J. BurscoughG. & J. FerrisR. E. KimmonsDr N. Smith
D. A. CampbellDr I. S. FletcherA. LawrieP. A. Stephenson
G. H. ClarkeG. FloydJ. W. LeonardMs M. Stokes
T. ClementF. D. GardinerJ. C. LeylandC. W. Thomas
W. H. C. CobbA. GordonC. J. LoweR. W. Thompson
B. CozensR. R. GreenfieldM. A. Macdonald-CooperG. A. Tomlinson
L. J. DavenportJ. F. GrimshawH. S. MasonA. P. Vincent
E. DawidD. HarrisR. F. NaishA. J. Wardrop
R. DeanD. V. HarryF. R. PalmerM. H. E. Watson
N. C. DexterD. HerbertR. F. & H. PannellD. M. White
J. R. du ParcqMrs S. HewittS. L. PatonMrs E. K. Williams
M. EarleR. J. HooperC. PearsonM. G. Wilson
C. M. EdmundsC. HopkinsD. Price JonesS. E. Woods
P. S. ElliottW. JacksonMrs V. M. ReidDr E. Young