Azed Competition No. 1322  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1316  |  1325  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1322 Sep 1997CARPET normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstF. P. N. LakeSuch as beetle gets to spoil?car + pet, & lit.; ref. VW and carpet beetle
SecondC. J. MorseConsider jute practical backing for thishidden rev., & lit.
ThirdR. J. WhaleOdds of ‘threes’ at Cup clash?anag. of alternate letters, & lit.
VHCD. AshcroftRover, Rover, what’s this pile on the floor?!car pet
VHCC. J. BroughamCricket’s top insect (it used to be a bee)3 mngs.; B = 300
VHCB. BurtonIn Shaw’s play, a present from Caesar – Cleopatra’s wrapped up in it also!comp. anag.; ref. Shaw, ‘Caesar and Cleopatra’
VHCD. A. CampbellWhat seems mild road rage can mean three months in jailcar pet
VHCE. CrossThree-to-one favourite following Arc upsetanag. + pet; ref. Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe
VHCN. C. DexterWhat’s starting price? See odds of three/one fixedanag. of p c tre a, & lit.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherShort stretch limousine a ‘Rover’?car pet
VHCJ. GrimesThis may be Persian, as in it hides Persian catcomp. anag.
VHCR. J. HooperPossible hanging matter fabricated? Marshal Earp in courtanag. in ct; matter = mat-maker (OED)
VHCJ. HorwoodWhat do you get for road rage? Three months in the slammercar pet
VHCC. J. LoweShort stretch limo? 50% saving in gas!car pet(rol)
VHCT. J. MooreySurface to dishearten and defeat tap-dancer!anag. less dan, & lit.
VHCR. J. PalmerPart leaders of European Commission played in Brussels, sayanag. incl. EC; B., type of carpet
VHCH. L. RhodesDress down for three months in a cooler environment2 mngs.
VHCN. G. ShippobothamGavotte practice involves rolling this backhidden rev. & lit.
VHCL. Ward3-1 favourite trails colt (Arabian)c Ar. + pet
VHCM. J. E. WarehamColt, Arab, favourite, three-to-onec Ar. pet
VHCG. H. WillettPlaying surface which may mask foul committed by sweeper2 mngs.; sweeping something under the c.
VHCM. A. L. WilleyReprimand one with cold getting out of gymnastic practiceanag. less I c

HCs in competition 1322 awarded to:

F. AnstisE. G. FletcherJ. D. LockettV. Seth
S. ArmstrongH. FreemanR. K. LumsdonP. L. Stone
W. G. ArnottM. FreemanM. A. Macdonald-CooperD. H. Tompsett
Mrs F. A. BlanchardC. R. GumbrellMrs J. MackieJ. R. Tozer
Mrs A. BoyesJ. HarringtonW. F. MainA. P. Vick
Mrs M. J. CansfieldMrs B. E. HendersonJ. McDermottA. J. Wardrop
R. M. S. CorkR. HeskethJ. R. C. MichieDr M. C. Whelan
P. DacreJ. G. HullG. PerryW. Wynne Williams
E. DawidW. JacksonP. RadburnDr E. Young
A. J. DornJ. C. LeylandD. R. Robinson