Azed Competition No. 1406  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1402  |  1411  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1406 May 1999CHASSEPOT normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. J. HannamVersion of Athos’s piece that is rifled?anag. less i.e., & lit.; ref. The Three Musketeers
SecondD. H. TompsettI could lay fire quicker than Brown Bess: can Mary Jane?chassé + pot; can = dismiss, pot = marijuana
ThirdD. AppletonI got out of overturned post chaise and was carried in Sedananag. less I; ref. 1870 battle
VHCR. E. BootObsolete firing mechanism disrupts space shotanag.
VHCRev Canon C. M. BrounIt was shot in France, with indecent poses punctuating dialogueanag. in chat
VHCE. J. Burge‘Top/second’ chase involved Arsenal man from Franceanag. incl. s; ref. Premiership race, A. Wenger
VHCB. BurtonOut-of-date firing device scuppered space shotanag.
VHCP. CargillObsolete French missile launcher misguides space shotanag.
VHCV. DixonIt may have given a French infantryman less hesitation and increased stomachchasse(ur) + pot, & lit.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherOne on way to Winchester not repeating train cost (heaps)anag.; ref. repeating rifle
VHCP. D. GaffeyObsolete missile launcher botched space shotanag.
VHCC. R. GumbrellType of rifle distributed to chaps suppressing last traces of Paris Commune?s, e in anag.; ref. events of 1871
VHCM. JonesA deadly old arm put Capes’ shotanag.; put = converted; ref. Geoff C., shot-putter
VHCF. P. N. LakeOld French banger endlessly overtaken in Switzerland, climbing summit(p)asse(d) in CH + top (rev.)
VHCJ. P. LesterOTC phases out obsolete rifleanag.
VHCD. F. ManleyWhat would be supplied with shot, having chamber placed close to butt?chasse + pot, & lit.
VHCT. J. MooreyPetit left out of top clashes lacking discipline, issue for Gunners in Europeanag. less l; ref. Emmanuel P.
VHCJ. MortlemanRevolutionary gun, loading in rearass in Che pot, & lit.
VHCF. R. PalmerWhat might be licensed by the cops as an antique fire-arm?anag.
VHCS. L. PatonSack outmoded tipple – Martini took its placechassé + pot; ref. Martini(-Henry) rifle
VHCA. RothOTC phases out old weaponanag.
VHCH. R. SandersCan-can went with a bang in Francechassé + pot; can = dismiss, chimney pot
VHCJ. R. TozerWith Paris’s centre surrounded it could be brandished in ‘stop and search’?anag. less r, & lit.; ref. siege of Paris
VHCR. J. WhaleI got fired from post chaise suffering attack?anag. less I, & lit.
VHCD. WilliamsonA poilu fooling around with this? Upshot’s alopecia, possibly!comp. anag. & lit.; see etymology of poilu

HCs in competition 1406 awarded to:

D. AshcroftE. CrossD. HarrisD. Price Jones
R. L. BakerG. CuthbertR. J. HealdD. R. Robinson
M. BarleyE. DawidR. HeskethMrs E. J. Shields
E. A. BeaulahR. DeanT. JacobsJ. Smith
J. R. BeresfordN. C. DexterJ. C. LeylandR. G. Smith
Mrs F. A. BlanchardA. J. DornC. J. LoweM. C. Souster
C. J. BroughamH. EverettG. T. McLeanA. P. Vincent
Dr J. BurscoughA. G. FlemingJ. R. C. MichieG. H. Willett
C. J. & M. P. ButlerR. FordC. G. MillinW. Woodruff
D. A. CampbellE. GomersallC. J. MorseW. Wynne Willson
M. CasserleyMrs E. GreenawayW. MurphyDr E. Young
M. CoatesR. R. GreenfieldJ. PearceM. P. Young
R. M. S. CorkJ. GrimesG. Perry