Azed Competition No. 952  Azed Slip  |  ◀  947  |  956  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
952 Aug 1990STAR Spoonerisms22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. S. MorseOne blessed with a Pierrot’s heart?hero’s part; St a r, & lit.
SecondV. G. HendersonIt’s blazing hot in Devon and there’s rush for the seaside in Caithnessdot in heaven; star2
ThirdR. PhillipsPhrase on the blunt side’s initial spur to fightingblaze … front; s + tar3
VHCM. BarleyIt’s hot in Devon: rush for the seaside!dot in heaven; star2
VHCC. J. BroughamPerhaps a ten-pack’ll make fiery throats less hotpentacle; anag. less hot
VHCMrs M. J. CansfieldTea-shop’s bill has egg onshe tops; ’s tar3
VHCR. DeanHorrid spot of force in Middle East areaforehead … horse; hidden
VHCDr I. S. FletcherJazz art’s groovy mate?movie great; anag.
VHCS. C. FordOne keeps bopping till one’s out of steptopping bill; sta(i)r
VHCH. J. GodwinTart chopper – second Jack?chart topper; s tar; ref. J. the Ripper
VHCE. J. GriewMay a plain roll serve to accompany ratatouille for starters?play a main role; first letters
VHCP. F. HendersonA stew of this nature may do for restaurant diner demanding sharkshiner … dark; comp. anag.
VHCA. LawrieBlight in the loo from flow-back of water at stopcocklight ... blue; hidden rev.
VHCJ. LeeteOne in big rage stole —— deer. Might be arrestedstage role; comp. anag.
VHCH. S. MasonDream upon a desert island retiring – not I!prima donna; rat (I)s (rev.)
VHCR. MooreShe’d the low spades plus the ace and kinglead the show; S t’ A R
VHCT. J. MooreyOne’s burly chassis is telling from behindShirley Bassey; rats (rev.)
VHCC. J. MorseMark, for instance, occupying force’s horrid indications of Saddam’s truly awful regimehorse’s forehead; first letters; ref. Iraq
VHCC. P. ReaSummary way artist is recalled – ‘lacked ear’ maybeact Lear; St + RA (rev.); ref. van Gogh
VHCT. E. SandersShame in no way shown by Sun in retractionname in show; St + Ra (rev.)
VHCA. J. YoungAmazing blasphemy – black mass on the Sabbatha blazing mass for me; S + tar
VHCDr E. YoungBob and Jack have made it: have we been certain with Taylor in so big a role?seen Burton; s + tar; ref. Robson, Charlton, Graham T.

HCs in competition 952 awarded to:

M. BarnesD. A. GingerP. LongJ. H. Russell
E. A. BeaulahS. GoldieN. A. LongmoreW. J. M. Scotland
Ms F. A. BlanchardR. R. GreenfieldM. A. Macdonald-CooperA. J. Shields
Mrs A. R. BradfordM. GreenwoodA. N. MacDougallMrs E. J. Shields
B. W. BrookJ. F. GrimshawMrs W. J. MahoodB. Simon
E. J. BurgeG. B. HigginsD. F. ManleyW. K. M. Slimmings
B. BurtonA. W. HillP. W. MarlowD. M. Stanford
T. ClementC. HintonH. W. MassinghamP. A. Stephenson
M. CoatesT. M. HoggartJ. R. C. MichieF. W. R. Stocks
Mrs D. ColleyG. HughesW. L. MironP. L. Stone
A. L. DennisK. HunterA. C. MorrisonG. Telfer
N. C. DexterR. JacksH. B. MortonR. C. Teuton
H. F. DixonMrs E. L. JoblingA. NashG. A. Tomlinson
M. EarleG. JohnstoneS. J. O’BoyleMrs M. Vincent
L. E. EllisC. JonesF. R. PalmerMs J. Ward
R. A. EnglandJ. F. JonesMs E. PickD. Williamson
B. FrancoC. W. LaxtonM. C. C. RichD. A. Wilson
F. D. GardinerJ. C. LeylandE. R. Riddle