Azed Competition No. 895  Azed Slip  |  ◀  891  |  900  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
895 Jul 1989TONE DEAF normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstH. L. RhodesN. Faldo, tee shot left short, having far from perfect pitchanag. less l; ref. Nick F.
SecondR. A. EnglandNot at all like the siren that spells end of tea breakanag.; bewitching singer
ThirdT. W. MortimerIs conductor this? It could make a concert tune odd if so!comp. anag. & lit.
VHCE. J. BurgeUnable to judge the pitch and with feet out of line bags a duck0 in anag.
VHCB. BurtonOffended at D and F being misplaced, discordantly? Not at all!anag. less D F
VHCC. A. ClarkeConfusing do, fa and nete?anag. & lit.
VHCN. C. DexterOften getting a D and E confusedanag. & lit.
VHCC. M. EdmundsThus fated, one pitches all over the placeanag. & lit.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherEnd of diet – one in need of changes at odds with scales?t + a in anag.
VHCH. FreemanUnable to read the pitch, and with feet out of position, bagged duck0 in anag.
VHCS. GoldieI’m ten under par – with Faldo disheartened; clinching end of game with perfect pitch? Contrariwise!e in anag. of ten Fa(l)do; ref. Nick F.
VHCR. R. GreenfieldGovernment economists have often messed around, heedless of discord; no defeat changes thisDEA in anag., anag.
VHCR. J. Hooper‘Not knowing one’s brass from one’s oboe’? One must enter quality definitiona in tone def.
VHCMiss U. C. JoyceFed no tea? Silly. You’ll recruit no choirboys like that!anag.
VHCC. W. LaxtonSuch players can’t cope with pitch, and leg breaks precipitate defeaton in anag.; precipitate adj.
VHCC. G. MillinBacking maintain volume to drown artiste’s finale – if she’s thise in fade not (rev.)
VHCF. R. PalmerOft a ground’s setting for bowling paradise – having perfect pitch? Quite the opposite!Eden (rev.) in anag.
VHCR. J. PalmerSuch as may confuse nete with do and fa?anag. & lit.
VHCS. L. PatonEddy current is in swell almost insensible amid wavesNed ea in tof(f)
VHCD. A. RobinsonCould a —— tenor be not feared at E. N. O.? Surprisingly, yescomp. anag.; English National Opera
VHCW. J. M. ScotlandAppreciative of Stones’ records? I.e. ‘Not Fade Away’? Not I!anag. less I
VHCR. SharkeyClassified ad:– ‘No feet with two left ears’anag.
VHCD. M. StanfordNot getting to grips with pitch often leads to an eleven doing badlyanag. incl. a e d
VHCR. J. WhaleUnable to read pitch, tourists near defeat after taking first two in seriesinitial pairs of letters

HCs in competition 895 awarded to:

C. J. AndersonL. L. DixonJ. C. LeylandC. P. Rea
D. W. ArthurD. G. DurnianC. J. LoweJ. H. Russell
F. D. H. AtkinsonC. E. Faulkner-KingD. F. ManleyL. G. D. Sanders
P. BakerB. FrancoP. W. MarlowT. E. Sanders
M. BarleyN. C. GoddardH. W. MassinghamDr W. I. D. Scott
E. A. BeaulahJ. GrimesA. G. R. McKayA. J. Shields
H. J. BradburyJ. F. GrimshawDr E. J. MillerW. K. M. Slimmings
C. J. BroughamW. GundreyT. J. MooreyM. C. Souster
B. CheesmanD. V. HarryI. MorganP. D. Stonier
G. H. ClarkeP. HeapC. J. MorseR. C. Teuton
Mrs D. M. ColleyP. F. HendersonK. MoultC. W. Thomas
Mrs J. M. CritchleyV. G. HendersonJ. J. MurthaR. W. Thompson
D. J. Dare-PlumptonJ. G. HullR. F. NaishG. A. Tomlinson
P. W. DavenportR. H. F. IshamS. J. O’BoyleD. H. Tompsett
E. DawidG. JohnstoneMrs E. M. PhairMrs M. Vincent
R. DeanA. H. JonesR. PhillipsJ. F. N. Wedge
R. V. DeardenP. JordanMrs D. M. C. PrichardMrs J. R. Widdowson
A. L. DennisF. P. N. LakeK. RaeM. G. Wilson
P. DiamondA. LawrieA. G. RayDr E. Young