Azed Competition No. 1480  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1476  |  1485  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1480 Oct 2000SAMARITAN normal26


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstV. DixonA Saint Martin, cutting coat with foil or such, possibly?anag. less tin, & lit.; ref. St M. of Tours, usually portrayed cutting his coat with a sword to give part to a man in need
SecondJ. C. LeylandWhat’s rattling? It’s Renault’s big end: AA man gave roadside assistanceanag. incl. R
ThirdG. JohnstoneAnguished man at end of tether is ringing onea in anag. incl. r, & lit.
VHCM. BarleyIf breakdown occurs, AA man’s first to reach it, providing roadside helpanag. incl. r
VHCJ. R. BeresfordSaint badly needed around one hurta mar in anag., & lit.
VHCC. J. BroughamUnorthodox saint binding one hurt?a mar in anag., & lit.
VHCRev Canon C. M. BrounAdversary to the Jews bandaging hurt onemar I in Satan, & lit.; see etym. of Satan in C.
VHCDr J. BurscoughGo to (Aramaic?) man’s aid, when in distress? Good —— would do!comp. anag. incl. Ar., & lit.
VHCC. J. & M. P. ButlerA train’s derailed by missile: Palestinian?Sam + anag.
VHCD. A. CampbellMartina’s a specially good one at vital points down the lineanag.; ref. M. Hingis
VHCC. A. ClarkeLifesaver receiving a distress call: ‘Santa Maria foundering with one overboard’anag. less a
VHCN. ConnaughtonPop star mania? I listen to the blues, myself!anag.
VHCE. CrossAs Martina faulted, might one give service ‘on the line’?anag.
VHCN. C. DexterPossibly a man at the end of his tether finally rings oneI in anag. incl. s, r, & lit.
VHCJ. DromeySuicidal? Ask my advice: ring institution’s telephone advice number initiallyfirst letters & lit.
VHCW. DuffinAlways one for giving emotional support, old Harry embraces Marianne’s husbandmari in Satan
VHCDr I. S. FletcherAt end of blower I’m involved with mostly sad oneanag. of at r I’m sa(d) + an, & lit.
VHCH. FreemanSuffering traumas, losing heart? One should ring oneI in anag. less u + an, & lit.
VHCC. R. GumbrellIn a bad way, a man at end of his tether finally rings oneI in anag. incl. s, r, & lit.
VHCW. JacksonI should be sympathetic, Missus, about husband’s knocking fifty!marita(l) in San
VHCM. McMahon‘Santa Maria’ on the rocks without a hope in hellanag. less a; a comfort in despair
VHCT. J. MooreyExpressing a conclusion from Thatcher, this could be a saint with moneyanag. incl. m, less a, r, & lit.; ref. Margaret T. quote from 1986 in ODQ
VHCR. J. PalmerFirst of strangers to assist a man having been muggedanag. incl. first letters, & lit.
VHCG. PerryUndated pottery discovered in Minnesota: phone specialist for advicesa + arita in Mn
VHCP. L. StoneBit of a saint? A man at end of tether desperately rings ones + anag. incl. r, & lit.
VHCR. J. WhaleMania with star wars whence Luke’s heroanag.; ref. L. Skywalker and Luke ch. 10

HCs in competition 1480 awarded to:

G. AldermanP. D. GaffeyW. F. MainH. L. Rhodes
D. AppletonJ. GilliesD. F. ManleyA. Roth
D. AshcroftG. I. L. GraftonR. J. MathersM. Sanderson
M. BathJ. GrimesG. T. McLeanJ. B. Sweeting
E. A. BeaulahR. J. HannamJ. R. C. MichieM. Taylor
E. J. BurgeJ. HastieC. J. MorseC. W. Thomas
B. BurtonP. HeapG. M. NeighbourK. Thomas
S. CollinsA. HodgsonT. D. NichollDr I. Torbe
G. CuthbertMrs D. B. JenkinsonW. & H. NormanP. Tozer
D. Dare-PlumptonMrs S. G. JohnsonR. A. NortonA. J. Wardrop
L. K. EdkinsF. P. N. LakeF. R. PalmerM. H. E. Watson
C. M. EdmundsM. D. LawsR. Parry-Morris 
A. G. FlemingR. K. LumsdonMrs E. M. Phair 
J. FrancisMrs J. MackieD. Price Jones