Azed Competition No. 1494  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1492  |  1500  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1494 Jan 2001MARATHON normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. R. BeresfordLicking for Persians is a prolonged exercise2 mngs.; ref. cats and battle
SecondD. AshcroftCompo’s heart a tense Norah Batty makes raceanag. incl. m, t; ref. ‘Last of the Summer Wine’
ThirdDr E. YoungPresented by David, stiff run through hard going?Marat h on, & lit.; ref. J.-L. David painting, D. Coleman & London M.
VHCE. A. BeaulahIsraeli bitterness about Arafat’s last call to progress fuels a long, gruelling ordealt in marah + On!
VHCMrs K. BissettRace such as this is needs stamina – or hospital possibly?comp. anag. incl. H
VHCK. A. BroughMass race that only half complete?halves of first 4 words, & lit.
VHCC. J. BroughamRevolutionary sweetie lasting agesMarat hon
VHCE. J. BurgeIn which we work more than a bit of energy offanag. less E, & lit.
VHCDr J. BurscoughSnickers, once Graham Norton is performing (not without a groan!):anag. less gro(a)n; ref. chocolate bar formerly called M.
VHCC. J. & M. P. ButlerRevolutionary drama tipped for extended runMarat + Noh (rev.)
VHCN. C. DexterA run taking around a month possibly – for me!a r in anag., & lit!
VHCV. DixonIn this one quick earlier on gets miles ahead (like you, doing the fifteen hundred?)m + a + rath + on, & lit.; ref. AZ series
VHCDr I. S. FletcherTrain on tarmac mostly pounding hard for thisH in anag. less c, & lit.
VHCC. R. GumbrellIn this you’d find Mota ran fantastically, capturing heartsH in anag., & lit.; ref. Rosa M., former Portuguese marathon runner
VHCR. HeskethAll bar tail of once dominant West Indian cricket side spun outMarath(a) + on
VHCP. R. LloydMass amateur run one gets blasted hot in?M a r + anag. in an, & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyMan perishing in bath wants ‘hot’ functioning? One runs it without getting heat to come throughMarat h on
VHCP. W. MarlowMobile R. Mota, a name associated with such at finish?anag. incl. a, n, h, & lit.; ref. Rosa M., marathon runner
VHCC. J. MorseMajor run to hell’s mouth and beyondma. r at h on, & lit.; see OED for abbr.
VHCR. J. PalmerWhat requires a man to run hard briefly? Quite otherwiseanag. incl. r, h, & lit.
VHCK. ThomasRe-cast ‘Art’’s caught by Synge’s ‘Playboy’ in long runanag. in Mahon; ref. Christy M. in ‘Playboy of the Western World’
VHCD. H. TompsettMany race this only half-length each timehalves of first 4 words, & lit.
VHCA. P. VincentNew cast for Norma at opening of House will lead to a long runanag. incl. H
VHCL. WardMass race that only half finished?halves of first 4 words, & lit.

HCs in competition 1494 awarded to:

D. ArthurA. G. FlemingG. T. McLeanV. Seth
A. BarkerH. FreemanJ. R. C. MichieD. P. Shenkin
M. BarleyM. FreemanK. E. MilanN. G. Shippobotham
C. BoydP. D. GaffeyC. G. MillinD. J. Short
Rev Canon C. M. BrounD. GouldT. J. MooreyR. G. Smith
B. BurtonD. HarrisonD. NewberyB. Stannard
M. CasserleyR. J. HealdT. D. NichollP. A. Stephenson
C. A. ClarkeA. HodgsonT. D. NuteP. L. Stone
E. CrossW. JacksonF. R. PalmerJ. B. Sweeting
G. CuthbertT. JacobsJ. PearceJ. R. Tozer
M. CutterG. JohnstoneG. PerryA. J. Wardrop
P. A. DaviesF. P. N. LakeA. PinelR. J. Whale
P. DendyJ. C. LeylandJ. D. PlummerDr M. C. Whelan
A. J. DornH. M. LloydJ. T. PriceMs B. Widger
C. M. EdmundsC. J. LoweD. RoseveareG. H. Willett
R. FentemD. W. MackieA. Roth 
C. D. S. & E. A. FieldMrs J. MackieH. R. Sanders 
R. FishleighW. F. MainW. J. M. Scotland