Azed Competition No. 95  Azed Slip  |  ◀  92  |  97  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
95 Xmas 1973THUNDERCLAP normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstS. GoldieLevin gave warning of this crash – a report in The Times?2 mngs.; levin = lightning; ref. ‘The Thunderer’, Bernard L.
SecondMrs M. P. WebberElectricity going off suddenly – get chandler and put in another orderanag.
ThirdM. CoatesBewildered U.D.R. can’t help this sudden explosionanag.; Ulster Defence Regt.
VHCC. Allen BakerThis may turn what’s in a plated churnanag. & lit.; thunder said to turn milk sour
VHCC. J. AndersonLaunch petard without one? It’s unusualanag. less a, & lit.
VHCT. AndersonDisruption following electrical strike put chandler’s production upanag.; up = in an excited state
VHCG. AspinCurdles contents of plated churn?anag. & lit.; thunder said to turn milk sour
VHCJ. ColebyLightning strike report – noisy meeting of hands after vehement denunciationthunder + clap
VHCJ. CorderyPound heavily hit – sudden crash associated with fall in liquid reservesthunder + clap
VHCR. V. DeardenRail strike follows electricity strikethunder + clap
VHCK. J. FergusonPunch dealt out with end of hammer, by Jove!anag. incl. r, & lit.
VHCP. D. GaffeyPut chandler to redress one effect of an electricity strike?anag.
VHCL. W. JenkinsonHerd at odds with Pan-cult gets omen from Zeusanag.
VHCSir S. KayeCareless punch dealt around back part of ear could deafen oner in anag.
VHCA. LawrieHave lunch and depart tipsy – a heavy fall is likely after thisanag.
VHCA. D. LeggeMore than a rumble after lightning lunch – depart in confusionanag.
VHCD. F. ManleyReport of electrical power strike put chandler to workanag.; work = ferment etc.
VHCF. R. PalmerThe country’s down with a strike – there’ll be a mighty clashth’ under clap
VHCD. RawsonRumblings lead to meeting of hands and report of lightning strikethunder + clap
VHCW. G. RobertsTUC handle PR ineptly – this is usual after lightning strikeanag.
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsI’ll cut short picnic lunch – depart pell-mellanag.
VHCL. E. ThomasJovial noise as characters from tipsy lunch departanag.; Jovial = of Jove
VHCDr P. W. ThompsonCrash that curdles contents of plated churnanag.; thunder said to turn milk sour
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeCrack hunter placed unhappily last of nine goinganag. less e

HCs in competition 95 awarded to:

R. H. AdeyR. S. CaffynMrs G. M. GibbinsG. A. Linsley
F. D. H. AtkinsonL. CampbellR. R. GreenfieldH. R. Lockhart
E. E. BaileyA. H. P. CardewD. V. HarryD. W. Mason
Col P. S. BainesE. ChalkleyMiss S. M. HartiganD. P. M. Michael
H. D. BakerD. P. ChappellP. R. L. HeathC. J. Morse
E. A. BeaulahJ. G. ChilversG. B. HigginsRev A. Reed
Mrs K. BissettE. S. ClarkP. J. HigginsB. D. Smith
R. H. BodenA. J. CrowE. L. HillmanT. A. J. Spencer
Rev C. M. BrounD. M. DevineMrs E. J. HolmesBrig R. F. E. Stoney
J. M. BrownD. M. DuckworthR. E. KimmonsG. J. Wheeler
R. BryanM. A. FurmanDr P. D. KingG. H. Wilde
C. O. ButcherP. R. GarlickJ. R. KirbyDr R. L. Wynne