Azed Competition No. 1203  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1200  |  1207  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1203 Jun 1995CLERICALISM normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. J. NapierFor this to cease, ecclesiastical Rome may need reforming!comp. anag. & lit.
SecondE. A. BeaulahToo much pressure from Bishop? Or are/is MCC ill prepared?anag.; ref. Ian Bishop’s performance in the first Test v. W. Indies
ThirdMrs A. BoyesThis pattern of cloth (as in Paisley) is fine one, found in hundred weaving millsC + eric a in anag.; ref. Ian P.
VHCM. BarleyThis a laic claims RE could constitute?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCMrs F. A. BlanchardHeartlessly cruel Islamic sway?anag. less u, & lit.
VHCD. B. CrossCatholic ‘line’ on miracle is wavering – pressure from clergy?C l + anag.
VHCN. C. DexterIn Decline and Fall, it’s i/c all crimes!anag. & lit.; ref. Gibbon’s bitter anticlericalism
VHCV. DixonConservative left, Heath and French charge Major’s top ministers ‘being too busy’C l erica lis (heraldic emblem) + M; ref. Ted H., John M.
VHCMs H. GraysonAfter 150 miles, I crashed with car – a result of too many revs?CL + anag.
VHCR. R. GreenfieldPriests throwing weight about? A monstrous lie, claim RCsanag.
VHCC. R. GumbrellIt is clear Columba could spread this aboutcomp. anag. & lit.; St C., missionary abbot
VHCP. F. HendersonXimenean influence? Turning out 1201 is really setting apart X’s successoranag. incl. MCCI less y; Ximenes series ended at 1200
VHCF. P. N. LakeDoes ecclesiastical morale suffer when such influence has to cease?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyMinisterial government has Mr Wilson (now sadly gone) i/c, Alec being beatenanag. less anag. of now; ref. 1964 election, Harold W., A. Douglas-Home
VHCH. W. MassinghamAll crime is under review after Conservative ministerial pressure?C + anag.
VHCT. J. MooreyAll crime is flourishing under Tory rule with ministers doing more than enough!C + anag.
VHCC. J. MorseFalse claims about relic partly reflected too much church influencerelic with rel rev. in anag.
VHCR. J. PalmerExcessive power of ministers? ‘Conservative lie’ claims lead to resignations possiblyC + anag. incl. r
VHCG. PerryMinisters’ undue influence is crime – call for reshuffleanag.
VHCR. C. TeutonCalculating minister could be attuning converted with thiscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. J. WhaleLilac Merc is overheated – result of too many revs?anag.
VHCDr E. YoungWhat forces circle Islam; Imam power?anag.

HCs in competition 1203 awarded to:

D. AshcroftDr I. S. FletcherT. JacobsH. R. Sanders
J. R. BeresfordP. D. GaffeyJ. P. LesterP. L. Stone
C. J. BroughamN. C. GoddardJ. F. P. LeveyD. H. Tompsett
E. J. BurgeG. I. L. GraftonJ. C. LeylandMrs J. E. Townsend
C. J. & M. P. ButlerD. HarrisR. K. LumsdonJ. R. Tozer
P. CargillG. HaslamD. J. MacKayR. R. Tyler
E. CrossI. A. HerbertW. F. MainMrs M. Vincent
G. CummingR. HeskethG. D. MeddingsA. J. Wardrop
E. DawidA. HodgsonC. G. MillinP. B. G. Williams
W. DuffinMs E. HoggA. C. MorrisonD. Williamson
R. A. EnglandT. M. HoggartK. O’KeeffeR. Zara
C. J. FeetenbyE. M. HolroydF. R. Palmer