Azed Competition No. 969  Azed Slip  |  ◀  965  |  972  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
969 Dec 1990BUNTER normal20


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. A. ClarkeOne on the prowl for food with breadth rather than height as primary characteristichunter with b for h, & lit.
SecondMrs A. BoyesSomething I craved nearly all the timebun ter(m), & lit.
ThirdR. K. LumsdonCharacter revealing food extras in belly radiusE in bunt2 r, & lit.; E numbers
VHCM. BarleyOne tubby character from Richards novel – this boy?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCE. A. BeaulahA tart? I never could resist one!2 mngs.
VHCE. J. BurgeBrutal north-east winds. A line blown away. Woman collecting clothes in tattersanag. incl. NE less a l
VHCMrs M. J. CansfieldIn fine garb you can not describe her as drablast letters; in fine = finally
VHCDr I. S. FletcherMean woman men ousted from Number Ten in turmoilanag. less men; mean = lowly; ref. M. Thatcher
VHCH. FreemanVery early rock tune, source of Righteous Brothers’ No. 1 hitanag. incl. R B; ref. revival of ‘Unchained Melody’; B. geological period
VHCJ. F. GrimshawSlimmer? Remove are putting it as a little unlikely!u for a in banter, & lit.; Bunter ‘The Owl of the Remove’; see banting
VHCR. J. HooperI’d reveal p.o.’s not materialised when cake bill’s presentedbun (pos)ter, & lit.; p.o. = postal order
VHCMrs D. B. JenkinsonBelly-king or belly-god?bunt ER
VHCL. M. KeetTotter, climbing steep scaffoldret nub (rev.); tot3
VHCA. LawrieComparatively dull, lacking luminance, drabb(l)unter
VHCC. W. LaxtonOwl and Pussy-cat?2 mngs.; Bunter ‘The Owl of the Remove’
VHCDr E. J. MillerIs prude by her cavorting unperturbed?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. PhillipsDrab net is transformed with raw silk coveringanag. in bur
VHCD. Price JonesThe Owl and the Pussy-cat?2 mngs.; Bunter ‘The Owl of the Remove’
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsA fatty belly disheartened eater? Not this one!bunt e(ate)r, & lit.
VHCMrs M. P. WebberHe could have been slimmer by first of all replacing second helping of tuckbanter with u for a, & lit.; see banting

HCs in competition 969 awarded to:

F. D. H. AtkinsonN. C. DexterC. J. LoweC. P. Rea
M. J. BalfourR. A. EnglandL. K. MaltbyH. L. Rhodes
Mrs P. A. BaxC. J. FeetenbyD. F. ManleyD. R. Robinson
R. C. BellRev G. D. FloydMrs E. M. MarlowT. E. Sanders
H. J. BradburyN. C. GoddardH. W. MassinghamW. J. M. Scotland
Mrs A. R. BradfordG. HalseJ. & P. MinterD. P. Shenkin
Rev Canon C. M. BrounG. R. HarveyT. J. MooreyMrs E. J. Shields
J. M. BrownR. W. HawesC. J. MorseJ. B. Sweeting
P. A. BullP. F. HendersonR. S. MorseR. C. Teuton
Dr J. BurscoughV. G. HendersonJ. J. MurthaG. A. Tomlinson
B. BurtonP. D. HinchliffeF. R. PalmerD. H. Tompsett
P. CarellJ. P. H. HirstC. PearsonW. Woodruff
G. H. ClarkeF. P. N. LakeD. Pendrey 
M. CoatesJ. C. LeylandMrs A. Price 
Dr V. G. I. DeshmukhA. LoganMrs D. M. C. Prichard