Azed Competition No. 1476  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1472  |  1480  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1476 Sep 2000LIGNIPERDOUS normal27


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. J. HealdDevastating Woods – with fantastic round, Tiger slips clear of the leadersanag. less first letters; ref. US golfer
SecondT. J. MooreyIs Unionist deploring reforms ruining a good deal?anag. incl. U
ThirdC. M. EdmundsA touch of rabies – is dog barking with lupine, menacing bay?anag. incl. r; barking = mad
VHCM. BarleyBreaking up log inside with onset of rotanag. incl. r, & lit.
VHCE. A. BeaulahErratic Sergio up in first and last stages of duel bringing down Woodsanag. incl d, l; ref. recent challenge match between S. Garcia and T. Woods
VHCJ. R. BeresfordIt’s harmful to deal, say police in drugs bust, removing cocaineanag. less C
VHCH. J. BradburyInjured using old pier: rotting timbersanag.
VHCC. J. BroughamMucking good lind and osier up?anag. incl. g, & lit.; mucking vi.
VHCDr J. BurscoughDespoiling spruce’s heart? It might be!anag. incl ru, & lit.
VHCH. CassonDestroying woods, as pines do when infested with lurgianag.
VHCS. CollinsBadly despoiling core of spruce?anag. incl. ru
VHCN. ConnaughtonUsing old pier inordinately’s damaging woodanag.
VHCR. G. CroslandDescriptive of dry-rot in log: ‘Dries up, crumbling’anag.
VHCE. CrossDestroying wood pigeons, I’d rule out obliterating the lastanag. less e
VHCD. J. Dare-Plumpton‘Dong’ is not completely puerile fancy describing conk?anag. less e; ref. Lear poem; conk1
VHCN. C. DexterGore leads in latest polls in US: I’d fancy it’s destroying Bush, perhapsanag. incl. l, p
VHCV. DixonConfused doping rule is damaging Oaks, etcanag.; ref. horseracing
VHCA. S. EverestFor a description of Dutch elm disease remit postal order in guildersanag. incl. PO
VHCC. R. GumbrellEvil is purged, lion bringing about destruction of witchesanag.; witch2; ref ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’
VHCD. F. ManleyA —— insect: could I eat pine’s rings possibly?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. J. MathersCaterpillar in the forest could have this description: ‘Losing energy, diesel pouring out’anag. less E
VHCC. G. MillinLike termites for example, not normally in idle groupsanag.
VHCC. J. MorseIt’s typical of active termite to wind up soldieringanag.; ref. soldier-termites
VHCR. A. NortonAwkward lie and grip sound disastrous for Woodsanag.; ref. Tiger W.
VHCG. PerryVarying our leg spin I’d like to be attacking stumpsanag.
VHCM. SandersonSpoiling hearts of alders and kauris? Could beanag. incl. de, ur, & lit.
VHCW. J. M. ScotlandLike Dutch elm disease? Spread purged in soilanag.

HCs in competition 1476 awarded to:

F. D. H. AtkinsonR. DeanG. HigginbothamF. R. Palmer
K. M. AustinA. J. DornR. JacksR. J. Palmer
Mrs F. A. BlanchardA. G. FlemingG. JohnstoneD. R. Robinson
C. BoydR. E. FordF. P. N. LakeH. R. Sanders
Rev Canon C. M. BrounH. FreemanM. D. LawsD. P. Shenkin
E. J. BurgeD. FrickerH. M. LloydN. G. Shippobotham
B. BurtonP. D. GaffeyP. R. LloydD. A. Simmons
C. J. & M. P. ButlerN. C. GoddardR. K. LumsdonJ. R. Tozer
D. A. CampbellG. I. L. GraftonW. F. MainL. Ward
M. CasserleyMrs E. GreenawayP. W. MarlowA. J. Wardrop
C. W. ClenshawR. R. GreenfieldG. T. McLeanG. H. Willett
M. CoatesR. HaddockI. MorganP. B. G. Williams
R. M. S. CorkR. B. HarlingW. MurphyD. C. Williamson
K. W. CrawfordJ. HastieG. M. NeighbourW. Woodruff
G. CuthbertR. HeskethD. NewberyDr E. Young