Azed Competition No. 1300  Azed Slip  |  < 1294  |  1303 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1300 Apr 1997OXFORD (extra O) Extra Letter23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstG. H. WillettSymbol of orotundity, Times cross over lightweight materialrotundity; O x ford
SecondD. PendreySteer too close to old Morris saloonto; ox for (ol)d; ref. Morris Oxford car
ThirdC. G. Millin‘Morse’s manor’ – a cartoon (not book) adapted to Dexter’s leading charactercarton; (b)ox for D
VHCMs E. AllenThis cloth could get bull too crossto; ox ford
VHCJ. G. BoothWhere pantos are likely to be blue as well as loose?pants; 2 meanings; ref. O. bags
VHCE. J. BurgeA goodly group place something in collecting-box for down-and-outsgodly; hidden; ref. Q. Group
VHCH. FreemanTake POPE here? That’s, to a degree, unorthodox for deaconPPE; hidden; ref. PPE course
VHCP. D. GaffeyWhere moods can lead to a degree of cross linkagemods; o’ X ford
VHCR. R. GreenfieldI’ll carry pedestrian, aged about 100, round road10; X in of + O rd
VHCP. F. HendersonCentre of religious movement supporting following of Christ? GoodGod; o’ X for D
VHCJ. D. LockettThe Board twinned it with Ipswich – a tie we are bent on securingBard; 2 meanings; ref. Henry VIII 4, 2; tie = shoe
VHCMrs J. MackieEnter fox with door unhinged – it’s come of banging at lastdor; anag.; shoe
VHCW. F. MainYou will find a mathematical proof here using ‘cipher plus ten equals five hundred’prof; 0 X for D
VHCD. F. ManleyToday’s Fawley might come up here – boy entering from ring road?by; x in of + O + rd; ref. ‘Jude the Obscure’
VHCD. MitchellFabric spangle effects turned and reshaped roodrod; 0 + FX (rev.) + anag.
VHCT. J. MooreyWhere there’s many a student boy about the start of Xmas, right into overdraftby; X in of + r in o/d
VHCC. J. MorseThe aging steer towards centre of goodly universitygodly; ox for d; ref. gathering for AZ dinner
VHCC. J. NapierNeat place for woading – get blue here?wading; ox ford
VHCF. R. PalmerBeef with destination Germany – too manifest a representative of lost causes?to; ox for D; ref. M. Arnold: ‘Home of lost causes’
VHCG. PerryCambridge’s lead lost – cox gets too cross in wet – opposition’s home!to; (C)ox ford
VHCP. L. StoneBoy the Thames location is fantastic for post-Ximenean’s fifth do!by; for X do anag.; ref. AZ dinner
VHCR. S. SullivanLow heeled shoe displayed by neat Anona perhapsAnna; ox Ford; ref broadcaster
VHCP. H. WatkinGood’s unknown force when there’s no church in English cityGod; x for(CE) in od

HCs awarded in competition 1300 to:

D. AppletonP. CargillC. R. GumbrellP. W. Marlow
D. AshcroftJ. & B. ChennellsR. S. HaddockC. Pearson
M. BarleyG. CuthbertMs A. HuntM. Sanderson
M. J. BathR. V. DeardenT. JacobsMrs E. J. Shields
J. R. BeresfordN. C. DexterF. P. N. LakeR. C. Teuton
Dr J. BurscoughV. DixonM. D. LawsMrs J. E. Townsend
B. BurtonR. P. C. FormanP. LeatherJ. R. Tozer
C. J. & M. P. ButlerN. J. ForsdickC. LovingI. J. Wilcock
Mrs M. J. CansfieldM. FreemanC. J. LoweMs J. Wilkie