Azed Competition No. 118  Azed Slip  |  ◀  114  |  123  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
118 Jun 1974OPERETTIST Misprints23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. GambierTrio and septet orchestrated for Strads, e.g.Straus; anag.; Oscar S.
SecondW. K. M. SlimmingsI produce light snores, making love – model gets up in huffscores; 0 + sitter (rev.) in pet
ThirdJ. R. KirbyDisorderly pet store – it may be the source of many pongssongs; anag.
VHCR. H. AdeyEasy shot hoisted, tucked away by favourite, love set to him. His play’s like Gorman’sGerman’s; sitter (rev.) in 0 pet; Sir Edward G.; ref. Tom Gorman, US tennis player
VHCC. Allen BakerMerry widow I treated to drink titters tipsily – no head for itcreated; (t)ope + anag.; ref. Lehár operetta
VHCMrs K. BissettMusical waiter creates titter with posewriter; anag.
VHCA. R. ChandlerO dear! Embracing towering dolly birds might try my handy-workbards; O + sitter (rev.) in pet
VHCE. A. FreeArtist’s model, head over heels in love, sulks, longs for the night’s entertainment he’ll providesongs; sitter (rev.) in 0 pet
VHCDr G. B. GreerAli’s not serious in his compositions – ‘prettiest’ has end of nose displaced after roundall’s; O + prettiest with e moved; ref. Muhammad A.
VHCJ. M. HoughtonCarousal’s perpetrator? Toper set it in motionCarousel; anag.; ref. Rogers & Hammerstein musical
VHCR. E. KimmonsPotter? He’s left The Potteries surprisinglyPorter; anag. less he; Cole P.
VHCMrs S. M. MacphersonMy scones are light, and here’s a piece of cake rising in a round humpscores; sitter (rev.) in O pet
VHCL. MayFrill, for example, on prettiest dressesFriml; o’ + anag.; Rudolf F.; dress = come into line
VHCR. H. MaynardFilbert was prettiest o’ nutsGilbert; anag.; W. S. G.
VHCD. P. M. MichaelMaestro of the vocab – could be number one, top settervocal; anag. incl. I
VHCE. PotterTight music composer disorganises trio and septetlight; anag.
VHCT. A. J. SpencerTemperamental artiste lacking a top E might strain producerlight; anag. less a
VHCF. B. StubbsHe conjures up the night air – tries to pet batslight; anag.
VHCJ. B. SweetingArrangement of septet and trio exemplified in IgorIvor ; anag.; I. Novello; ref. Borodin opera ‘Prince Igor’
VHCD. J. ThorpePlayful poet pinches rising model – makes good use of fingerssingers; sitter (rev.) in anag.
VHCMrs M. P. WebberLight airs are a force of one – it’s shown up in movement of treetopsforte; it (rev.) in anag.; ref. Beaufort Scale
VHCRev C. D. WestbrookI set to with copper boiling, after putting in to soak. Pinafore’s whiter, maybewriter; ret in anag. incl. p; ref. ‘HMS Pinafore’
VHCC. E. WilliamsHis works may be hung – from treetop? – it’s doubtfulsung; anag.

HCs in competition 118 awarded to:

R. AbreyMiss L. EveleighJ. H. C. LeachM. F-X. Potts-Tortonese
F. D. H. AtkinsonA. L. FreemanA. D. LeggeA. Rivlin
T. E. BellM. A. FurmanMiss J. S. LumsdenT. E. Sanders
E. ChalkleyH. J. GodwinD. F. ManleyBrig R. F. E. Stoney
G. H. ClarkeJ. J. GoulstoneS. M. MansellG. A. Tomlinson
J. ColebyE. M. HornbyH. S. MasonD. Tompsett
Mrs M. P. CraineMrs N. JarmanR. S. MorseC. Tooth
A. J. CrowA. LawrieS. L. PatonL. C. Wright