Azed Competition No. 939  Azed Slip  |  ◀  934  |  943  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
939 May 1990A-PER-SE / ESCROC Right and Left23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. H. Tompsett‘Nonpareil’ apple-crusher ejects every other core and Coxes’ peel mashed in the twisteralternate letters; anag. incl. C(oxe)s
SecondC. J. BroughamA fantastic sweeper we picked out is a corker playing soccer. Fulham he’d win with!a + anag. less we; anag.; fulham = loaded dice
ThirdE. ChalkleyA stunner employed by newspapers, exposing the sleeker body that was put up outside clubs?hidden; C in corse (rev.)
VHCD. AshcroftFiddler, producing wayward crescendo, ignoring finale, ignoring end of concert, botched repeats – an unrepeatable performanceanag. less end; anag. less t
VHCM. BarleyOutstanding individual (No. 10 in Argentinian blue) cheat playing soccera perse; anag.; ref. Maradona
VHCE. DawidRogue soccer fans rose in a drunken spreeanag.; a + anag.
VHCMs H. GraysonStar newspaper’s editorial includes: ‘Runcie’s Crockford’s entry is a fraud’hidden; hidden; ref. Robert R., C.’s Clerical Directory
VHCR. R. GreenfieldParamount object is revealed by newspapers: eliminating rogue soccer fanshidden; anag.
VHCD. V. HarrySelect one from Andromeda; Perseus; the monster – examination upset for starters in modern Greekhidden; CSE (rev.) + roc; Greek (arch.) = rogue
VHCH. W. MassinghamScore’s transposed to C sharp (formerly A) in masterpieceanag. + C; 2 mngs.; sharp n.
VHCH. J. McClarronWhat’s surpassing gay Paree’s going with foreign bit, a fabulous bird – a doer?anag.; esc(udo) + roc
VHCE. MillerA public-school paragon playing soccer? He certainly does!a Perse; anag.; ref. Cambridge school
VHCT. J. MooreySoccer fans leg it, a spree afootanag.; anag.; leg = swindler, it = ne plus ultra, afoot = astir
VHCC. J. MorseReformed soccer cheat an Oxford blue? That must be uniqueanag.; a perse
VHCR. A. MostynSharper in playing soccer, a Dark Blue reveals a unique ‘something’anag.; a perse
VHCR. F. NaishHammering score over ton he pulls a fast one with touch of exuberance right into far boundary of Oval – nonpareil!anag. + C; e, r in apse (qv.)
VHCF. R. PalmerSuspect soccer fraud, an ideal item for embroidery by English papers wanting leadanag.; anag. less p
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsSoccer playing artful dodger, a blue (Oxford?), is one without a matchanag.; a perse
VHCJ. StokesA dark blue nonpareil a cheat? What a surprise! Examination now cancelled – result reverseda perse; cor! CSE (rev.)
VHCR. C. TeutonPlay soccer? He’d bamboozle the very best in some newspapers’ estimationanag.; hidden
VHCK. ThomasA fee’s repaid partly over leg broken in soccerhidden rev.; anag.; leg = swindler
VHCA. J. WardropFaultless article appears in papers exposing scandalous soccer fraudhidden; anag.
VHCDr E. YoungIt’s no match, or a violent spree for sharp ‘soccer fans’a + anag.; anag.

HCs in competition 939 awarded to:

Mrs K. BissettDr I. S. FletcherC. W. LaxtonC. Pearson
Mrs F. A. BlanchardB. FrancoJ. P. LesterMrs E. M. Phair
H. J. BradburyH. FreemanJ. C. LeylandD. R. Robinson
Mrs A. R. BradfordE. H. FurnivalR. K. LumsdonH. R. Sanders
E. J. BurgeS. GaskellA. N. MacDougallL. G. D. Sanders
B. BurtonS. GoldieD. F. ManleyT. E. Sanders
C. J. & M. P. ButlerM. GoodyearH. S. MasonA. D. Scott
C. A. ClarkeJ. F. GrimshawRev M. R. MetcalfA. J. Shields
R. V. DeardenP. F. HendersonC. G. MillinD. M. Stanford
N. C. DexterV. G. HendersonR. S. MorseF. W. R. Stocks
L. L. DixonR. E. KimmonsT. W. MortimerJ. B. Sweeting
G. T. DonnellyF. P. N. LakeH. B. MortonDr I. Torbe
M. EarleA. LawrieW. MurphyD. Williamson
D. FielkerR. LawtherS. L. Paton