Azed Competition No. 1139  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1134  |  1143  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1139 Mar 1994BENJAMIN normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. H. TompsettWhat’s ‘Wedgy’ in his family circles: a pet name? jam i’ in Benn; ref. Tony (Wedgwood) B.
SecondR. K. LumsdonNumber in good old coating stuffn and jam in bein, & lit.
ThirdR. HeskethWhat’s like an Ulster summit, tackling the difficult situation that’s already divided Northern Ireland?jam in NI in ben
VHCM. BarleyEngland’s opening pair have difficulty batting against what’s bowled short – which I provide?b + En(gland) + jam + in, & lit.; ref. Winston B.
VHCE. A. BeaulahWest Indies pace bowler causes England’s number 8, maybe, embarrassment at wicketBen (Clarke) + jam + in; ref. Winston B.
VHCJ. R. BeresfordPottery bunny in junk layer (edges chipped off)benj + (l)amin(a); ref. Beatrix Potter’s B. Rabbit
VHCMrs A. BoyesDizzy, possibly, from height I’m climbing in wintertimeben + I’m (rev.) in Jan.; ref. B. Disraeli
VHCH. J. BradburyStyle of former PM? They won’t wear it now!2 mngs.; ref. Disraeli, Thatcher
VHCE. J. BurgeThe bowler: once menswear in the City preservejam in Benin, 2 defs.; ref. Winston B.
VHCP. CargillPet’s upturned beak: source of jokes mina cracked?neb (rev.) + j + anag.; i.e. favourite child
VHCD. B. CrossPerhaps Elton J. over a short period’s favourite among the kids?Ben (Elton) + J + a min; ref. E. John
VHCR. DeanOne in peak form to put pressure on battingben jam in, & lit.; ref. Winston B.
VHCN. C. DexterIn a cold month I’m fastened up under a peak cap, perhapsben + I’m (rev.) in Jan, & lit.
VHCR. R. GreenfieldA coat, this coat, meant Jacob in tearscomp. anag.; ref. Gen. 37:33-35
VHCP. F. HendersonUlster-related item? Labour MP wants to trap Major over oneMaj. (rev.) + I in Benn; ref. Tony B., John M.
VHCD. F. ManleyName in forefront of jazz, leader of band after war – Dizzy?anag. incl. j, b; ref. B. Disraeli, D. Gillespie
VHCT. J. MooreyHe’s opening with Bishop? Panic in men touring JamaicaB + JA in anag.; ref. Winston Benjamin, Ian Bishop
VHCC. J. MorseWhat tropical tree with sweet sticky stuff inside yieldsben jam in, & lit.; benjamin2
VHCR. S. MorseCoat from before and name with good fortune involvedb(efor)e + n + jam + in, & lit.
VHCF. R. PalmerPeak traffic hold-up because of out-dated equipment for winter?ben jam in
VHCW. J. M. ScotlandWorn-out overcoat? Not quite promising round start of January?J in benamin(g)
VHCD. D. R. SibbaldGum tree to stick inben jam in; benjamin2
VHCR. C. Teuton—— n sticky substance, one found in tropical treen jam I in ben, & lit.; benjamin2

HCs in competition 1139 awarded to:

W. G. ArnottF. H. CrippsI. F. & L. M. HainesC. G. Millin
M. J. BalfourG. CuthbertD. HarrisK. O’Keeffe
M. J. BathD. J. Dare-PlumptonI. A. HerbertC. Pearson
Mrs F. A. BlanchardP. DaviesT. M. HoggartG. Perry
C. BoydE. DawidR. J. HooperDr T. G. Powell
Rev Canon C. M. BrounV. DixonW. JacksonM. E. J. Richardson
D. C. BuddJ. DromeyG. JohnstoneN. G. Shippobotham
P. A. BullM. EarleR. E. KimmonsW. K. Slimmings
B. BurtonC. M. EdmundsJ. P. LesterM. Smith
C. J. & M. P. ButlerR. A. EnglandJ. F. LeveyJ. B. Sweeting
D. BuxtonN. C. GoddardJ. C. LeylandA. J. Wardrop
D. A. CampbellD. GoddenJ. D. LockettI. J. Wilcock
I. CarrB. GrabowskiP. W. MarlowD. Williamson
M. CoatesC. R. GumbrellP. J. McWeenyB. K. Workman