Azed Competition No. 1260  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1255  |  1264  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1260 Jul 1996OUT-AND-OUT normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. J. Dare-PlumptonSweeping defeat with primary loss – Dole’s no leader(r)out + (h)andout; ref. Bob D.
SecondM. A. Macdonald-CooperUnqualified don working in Open University taught in modern styleanag. in OU taut
ThirdP. L. StoneSouth’s hand, lacking both spades and hearts, in distribution is extreme(S)out(h’s h)and + out; ref. bridge
VHCW. AndersonIt’s definitely wrong to do a U-turn without rightanag. less r
VHCM. BarleyAbsolutely nothing to do – common feature of life on the dole0 + ut2 + ’andout
VHCJ. R. BeresfordTeetotal finished one tonic after anotherout an do2 ut2
VHCE. J. BurgeDismissed one’s hesitancy – when not getting bowled comprehensively!out an dou(b)t; ref. some batsmen’s reluctance to ‘walk’
VHCC. A. ClarkeAbsolutely devastating to Ulster Unionist to embrace rising Nationalist partyNat (rev.) do in anag. incl. UU
VHCM. CoatesUnreservedly being topless, you are prominent when there’s no sun(y)ou + (S)tand out
VHCG. I. L. GraftonDo tuna? Definitelyi.e. anag. of out and
VHCR. J. HooperDog? One slipping lead in the field nips small terriersTA in (h)ound out; dog adv
VHCM. JonesTuna do swimming away from the land, definitelyanag. + out
VHCJ. C. LeylandFive star or B & B?i.e. out and out; B = bowled
VHCD. F. ManleyUtter words in mouthfuls, grandiloquently spoutingwords successively hidden
VHCT. J. MooreyLove aroused naturally passes muster, but Scotch makes it perfect!0 + anag. less rally + dout; see but2
VHCC. J. MorseMight one see Open University project bar beginner as ‘unqualified’? Definitely!OU +(s)tand out, 2 defs.
VHCC. PearsonA donut, possibly? Definitelyi.e. anag. of a donut
VHCA. P. VincentB and B with no reservations?i.e. out and out; B = bowled
VHCA. J. WardropUnqualified worker, without aspiration, dismissed after strikingout (h)and out
VHCMrs M. P. WebberWhere French beat British lacking in scruple completelyoù tan dou(b)t
VHCR. J. Whale‘Love’ united with wavering Turandot, resistance gone utterly0 + U + anag. less r; ref. opera
VHCW. Wynne WillsonDefinitely convalescent – not able-bodiedout-and-(AB)out

HCs in competition 1260 awarded to:

D. AppletonP. DaviesF. P. N. LakeG. Robinson
D. AshcroftN. C. DexterJ. P. LesterM. Sanderson
E. A. BeaulahV. DixonR. K. LumsdonW. J. M. Scotland
Mrs K. BissettDr I. S. FletcherS. MacRéamoinnV. Seth
R. E. BootP. R. GiacconeA. MartinR. Stocks
Mrs A. BoyesB. GrabowskiG. D. MeddingsJ. B. Sweeting
C. J. BroughamMs J. GreatrexJ. R. C. MichieM. C. Sykes
Dr J. BurscoughMrs E. GreenawayDr E. J. MillerG. Telfer
T. ButcherR. R. GreenfieldC. G. MillinR. C. Teuton
C. J. & M. P. ButlerJ. F. GrimshawC. J. MilnerD. H. Tompsett
D. A. CampbellC. R. GumbrellC. J. NapierJ. R. Tozer
A. G. ChamberlainM. T. HartF. R. PalmerMrs C. Velarde
S. C. CockburnP. F. HendersonJ. PearceDr M. C. Whelan
G. P. ConwayR. HeskethG. PerryMs B. J. Widger
D. B. CrossJ. G. HullMrs E. M. PhairS. Woods
E. CrossT. JacobsA. J. Pinel 
G. CummingR. E. KimmonsD. R. Robinson