Azed Competition No. 139  Azed Slip  |  ◀  135  |  143  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
139 Nov 1974PIEPOWDER normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. C. WilliamsonI might have benefited from Maundy Gregory perhaps, going after welcome honourpie1, powder; ref. ceremony of washing feet; G.’s powder
SecondBrig R. F. E. StoneyParking that’s on solid ground fine for travellerP i.e. + powder
ThirdD. McCallumAfter constant wandering wee drop might suit himpi1 + anag. & lit.
VHCC. Allen BakerCourt’s out-of-date, just imposing pound fine on petty pilfererpie3 + powder (vb.); ref. Court of P.
VHCF. D. H. AtkinsonRustic bench – otherwise period pewanag.; ref. Court of P.
VHCMiss J. BannermanOne for the road? Half a pint and a wee drop well stirredpi(nt) + anag.
VHCJ. W. BatesMine’s an antique bench – ‘period pew’ as a wag might style itanag.; ref. Court of P.
VHCG. BlundenOne who is unsettled after a pastry dish needs medicinepie1 + powder
VHCA. J. BulmanTart covered with make-up may be street-walkerpie1 + powder
VHCP. DrummondBird bloody dago turned round to follow is an old-fashioned tramppie3 + red wop (rev.)
VHCJ. A. FinckenI trudged from market to market – ah, could this be a substitute for sugar?i.e. pie1 powder
VHCS. Goldie Name of pedestrian run down, Blind Pew. Periodanag.; run down (obs.); blind = drunk
VHCD. V. HarryI never could abide taking medicine after foodpie1 + powder
VHCE. M. HornbyI’ll be within the boundaries of Pentonville taking my medicine; I had a fair trialI in P, e + powder; fair, two mngs.
VHCR. E. KimmonsConfusion over sugar? Circulated from market to market – oncepie2 + powder; sugar vb.
VHCA. D. Legge‘What is the pied piper owed?’ This court could decide such an issueanag.; ref. Court of P.
VHCC. J. MorseIn place of the market’s rough justice we have confusion over what’s hidden in a compactpie2 + powder; ref. Social Compact; Court of P.
VHCF. E. NewloveOne for the road? Just tonic, perhaps, after that snackpie1 + powder
VHCP. G. O’GormanPenny that is needed before meal for one in Simple Simon’s positionp i.e. + powder; ‘going to the fair’
VHCS. L. PatonGoody! England’s opener put on a bold face – a sloggerpi2 + E + powder
VHCW. H. PegramStreet-walker? Kind of tart we drop if pesteredpie1 + anag.
VHCL. G. D. SandersOld street-walker, maybe – bird with simple make-uppie3 + powder
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsOne whose booty might comprise footpad’s endd in pie3 power, & lit.
VHCF. B. StubbsUnsettled type, might set out about first sign of dawnpie2 + d in power
VHCM. WoolfChap on the road who needs something to eat and something to keep drypie1 + powder; chap = chapman

HCs in competition 139 awarded to:

Col P. S. BainesA. J. DuncumP. W. W. LeachMrs G. Rajkowska
M. J. BalfourP. D. GaffeyH. R. LockhartA. J. Redstone
T. E. BellF. D. GardinerC. LovingE. W. Richart
A. G. BogieN. C. GoddardMrs S. M. MacphersonW/Cdr D. Salkeld
Rev C. M. BrounDr R. L. GordonDr R. MajdalanyT. E. Sanders
J. M. BrownJ. J. GoulstoneD. F. ManleyW. Scotland
E. J. BurgeD. HawsonH. S. MasonDr W. I. D. Scott
C. O. ButcherMrs E. J. HolmesK. McDermidJ. G. Stubbs
J. G. ChilversC. H. HudsonC. G. MillinA. W. Taylor
E. A. ClarkeP. HurstI. MunroD. J. Thorpe
J. ColebyE. G. IllingworthF. R. PalmerM. A. Vernon
A. L. DennisR. H. F. IshamDr R. J. PalmerDr J. R. Walters
J. DromeyA. LawrieM. L. PerkinsF. T. Walton
D. M. DuckworthJ. H. C. LeachMrs E. M. PhairMrs M. R. Wishart