Azed Competition No. 1169  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1165  |  1174  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1169 Oct 1994BLITHE / URSINE Right and Left22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. R. RobinsonThe ending of ‘Goldilocks’ in wee bear’s thible stirring is happys in urine; anag.
SecondD. F. ManleyAs Paddington trains run, is end of the prattling not call for showing jollity?anag. + e; blithe(ring); P. Bear
ThirdG. PerryAfter pub’s closing drunken fellow’s merry like bear i.e. runs amokb lit he; anag.
VHCD. AppletonCheerful graduate has first in history and English – from hours in essayists like Chesterton?BLit h E; hidden
VHCH. J. BradburyGay Lib upset by article showing turpitude in discontinued employment of some major starsanag. + the; sin in ure; ref. Ursa Major
VHCC. J. BroughamVery Little Brain, flexibly jointed, cheerful, muddled … nurse I like Pooh!B + lithe; anag.; Winnie-the-P.
VHCC. A. ClarkeJolly powerful explosive following endless bomb damage ruins east of Paddington perhapsblit(z) + HE; anag. + E; P. Bear
VHCG. P. ConwayBrisk opening to bullish trading hit with pound ending in trouble making bearish exchanges unriseb + anag. incl. L, e; anag.
VHCE. CrossSprightly, black and supple runner is abused, losing first and last of reputation – like Johnson?b + lithe; anag. less r, n; ref. Ben J. and Dr Sam J., called ‘the Great Bear’
VHCE. DawidBuoyant ‘Mirror’ one pound! The ‘Sun’ in ruin, bankrupt! Beginning of end of Rupert?I lb (rev.) + the; s in anag. + e; ref. R. Murdoch / Bear
VHCN. C. DexterFirst and foremost, Brunel built gracefully, happy in labours in edifices like PaddingtonB lithe; hidden; P. Bear
VHCC. R. GumbrellHaving Baloo’s humour animated ruins ultimate character of ‘Jungle Book’, turning high tension in story merryanag. + e; b + HT (rev.) in lie; ref. Disney’s treatment of Kipling
VHCG. HughesGay Lib? Het reacts like bear (i.e. runs amok)anag.; anag.
VHCM. JonesGay bishop’s turned on by man like a wild animal, wrapped in fur – sin ensuesb lit he; hidden
VHCF. R. PalmerBear’s traditional practice assumes fall, discounting hint of rise: bull’s looking on the bright sidesin in ure; blithe(r); bull = nonsense
VHCD. Price JonesLike Biffo? Sure, in comic, sprightly, black and loose-limbedanag.; b + lithe; ref. ‘Beano’ character
VHCMrs E. J. ShieldsBeginning to broaden, once buxom, gaily unheeding what exercises insure – like Winnie-the-Pooh?b lithe; anag.
VHCJ. B. SweetingBorn supple chipper, sure in swinging – like Nicklaus?b lithe; anag.; ref. golfer Jack N., known as ‘the Golden Bear’
VHCMiss D. W. TaylorOnly a little bear, nimble, sprightly, like Pooh, revelling in ruseb + lithe; anag.
VHCR. C. TeutonThoughtless British railway’s hit badly before end of dispute – some detours inevitable along the lines of, say, Paddington?B L2 + anag. + e; hidden; P. Bear
VHCJ. R. TozerGay Lib lambasted by the Sun, with ire, orders of Rupert?anag. + the; anag.; ref. R. Murdoch / Bear
VHCD. A. WilsonJoyfully heedless, the lib set favours inelegant displays of a hugging typeanag.; hidden

HCs in competition 1169 awarded to:

W. AndersonH. FreemanC. J. LoweM. Sanderson
M. BarleyN. C. GoddardR. K. LumsdonW. J. M. Scotland
M. J. BathS. GoldieD. J. MackayD. P. Shenkin
E. A. BeaulahE. GomersallMrs J. MackieM. C. Souster
B. BurtonMrs E. GreenawayG. McStravickMrs J. Waldren
C. J. & M. P. ButlerP. F. HendersonC. G. MillinA. J. Wardrop
A. G. ChamberlainR. HeskethT. J. MooreyMrs M. P. Webber
G. CuthbertK. HodgsonI. MorganR. J. Whale
W. DuffinJ. KearneyC. J. Morse 
C. M. EdmundsF. P. N. LakeM. Owen 
L. E. EllisP. LongR. J. Palmer