Azed Competition No. 1437  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1433  |  1439  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1437 Dec 1999MISTLETOE normal21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. C. DexterAttachment to branches – uncommonly to ilex stem – yielding a kissanag. less x, & lit.
SecondD. F. ManleyNew Morse title, Dexter’s last to emerge – get it for Christmas for a few smackersanag. less r
ThirdE. A. BeaulahChanging times allow none within what was sacred to Druidismlet 0 in anag.; ref. Stonehenge
VHCC. J. BroughamSnatching smacker, set to, bursting with energy … under me!mi + L in anag. incl. E, & lit.; me2
VHCE. J. BurgeMoët? It’s the French bottled stuff attracting Christmas smackersanag. incl. le
VHCC. J. & M. P. ButlerWhat may generate some smackers? Refurbished semi to letanag.
VHCC. A. ClarkeA seasonal excuse for ‘Brief Encounter’? A film on old-fashioned restraint, love and the essential character of the Englishmist + let2 + 0 + E
VHCD. J. Dare-PlumptonWanting a bit of a plonker? This could help make lips to meetanag. less p, & lit.
VHCE. DawidKiss under this could unite bird with former boyfriendmistle to e(x), & lit.
VHCH. FreemanHemi-parasite to elm when entwinedanag. incl. (para)site, & lit.
VHCMrs S. D. JohnsonSettle? Moi? Better, I sponge off hosts and hang around for the seasonanag.
VHCM. JonesItem lots drunkenly start to embrace under?anag. + e, & lit.
VHCF. P. N. LakeIt’s what puts the ‘X’ in Xmas – so let it work when yours truly’s around!anag. in me
VHCJ. R. C. MichieFix this up top and you could find lips pout to meet!comp. anag. & lit.
VHCT. J. MooreyLabour most elite: bussing’s sometimes beneath itanag.; ref. John ‘Two Jags’ Prescott
VHCJ. MortlemanA touch of embracing under spray of it melts amour’s hearto in anag. + e, & lit.
VHCW. MurphyExceptional semi to let – this should draw some smackersanag.
VHCF. R. PalmerIt’s no longer needed to pull a bird? Sounds like bird’ll do the pulling!‘miss’ll tow’
VHCR. G. SmithOmelette is being whisked, but bit of eggshell needing removal: try a spoon under itanag. less e
VHCDr I. TorbeParasitic growth got from foul toilets in Middle Eastanag. in ME
VHCA. J. WardropDiminutive spray, perhaps, seen over Noel with outer bits removedi.e. mist-let + (N)oe(l), & lit.

HCs in competition 1437 awarded to:

W. AndersonC. M. EdmundsM. D. LawsN. G. Shippobotham
M. BarleyC. D. S. & E. A. FieldC. J. LoweD. A. Simmons
J. R. BeresfordDr I. S. FletcherR. K. LumsdonR. Stocks
Rev Canon C. M. BrounM. FreemanD. W. MackieP. L. Stone
J. M. BrownP. D. GaffeyMrs J. MackieJ. Tebbutt
Dr J. BurscoughMs R. GardinerP. W. MarlowK. Thomas
B. ButlerB. GrabowskiMrs C. M. McGrawJ. R. Tozer
D. A. CampbellR. R. GreenfieldDr E. J. MillerL. Ward
P. CargillC. R. GumbrellC. G. MillinR. J. Whale
K. J. CrookR. J. HannamC. J. MorseMs B. Widger
E. CrossR. J. HealdR. A. RobinsonG. H. Willett
G. CuthbertMrs B. E. HendersonJ. H. RussellD. C. Williamson
V. DixonT. JacobsM. SandersonR. Zara
A. J. DornG. JohnstoneD. P. Shenkin