Azed Competition No. 1500  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1494  |  1502  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1500 Feb 2001GIT (on board ship) Ship of Fools26


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstP. F. HendersonReason running short aboard hoy!SLOGITOP; logi(c) in stop!
SecondT. J. MooreyCircumnavigating globe, young woman’s on TV newsGALLEOGITN; O in gal leg ITN; ref. Ellen MacArthur
ThirdR. J. HealdSomething capable of bolting down mast that is used to stop hooker capsizingPIGITRATE; pig + tart (rev.) in i.e.
VHCM. BarleyRegulars amongst cluers can’t wait to gather in celebration at universityCURRAGITCH; rag in c, u, r itch
VHCJ. R. BeresfordCompany with an eccentric rig taking drink to excess on boardCOGITOPER; co. + tope in anag.
VHCMrs F. A. BlanchardTar, half-seas-over, gets fishing-line round end of bowspritTRAGITMP; anag. + t in gimp
VHCC. J. BroughamStrike sail rounding islandSLOGITOP; I in slog top
VHCE. J. BurgeThe crew’s on it going to and fro in the seaBRIGANGITTINE; gang it ti in brine
VHCC. J. & M. P. ButlerPursuing vessel at Tobermory salt loses headPIGITRATE; pig + (n)itrate
VHCN. ConnaughtonF-fool hiding in tub, curiouslyGGITUNBOAT; anag. in g-goat
VHCG. CuthbertLading almost complete I must obtain passage right awayCARGITAVEL; carg(o) + I + t(r)avel
VHCV. DixonCrazy person near heart of ‘vessel’ encapsulates the perfect answerBUGITSS; it in bug (ve)ss(el)
VHCA. S. EverestScapa exactly astern of the ‘Snooty Sheila’GALLEGITON; gal + leg it on
VHCR. FishleighBlock and tackle, just the job for me:QUADRIGITREME; quad(rangle) rig it re me
VHCR. R. GreenfieldHeavy smack with one small platform at mastheadSLOGITOP; slog I top
VHCC. R. GumbrellOne engaged in operation of tiller at rear of boatCOGITLLIER; cog + I in anag.
VHCR. HeskethGoods on freighter in the main taken to island by smackCARGITACK; carg(o) I tack7
VHCD. J. MacKayBig old warship, one with unreliable tillerCOGITLLIER; cog + anag.
VHCH. W. MassinghamOne on board old warship, one used to the drinkCOGITOPER; I in cog toper
VHCG. T. McLeanBeginners in yachts always get into trouble with luffingYAGITWL; first letters
VHCC. J. MorseAfter docking to load I sail a changed courseCARGITACK; carg(o) I tack
VHCS. & J. ShawNarrow boat docked quite carelesslyBARGITQUE; barg(e) + anag.
VHCP. A. StephensonOne to release barque, we’re told, untied cleatCORGITACLE; corgi + anag.
VHCJ. R. TozerBig cat hauled about in readiness to sail eastTRIREGITME; tiger (rev.) in trim E
VHCA. J. WardropLighter docked with damaged kitBARGITK; barg(e) + anag.
VHCM. P. YoungTramp with one sailSLOGITOP; slog I top

HCs in competition 1500 awarded to:

E. A. BeaulahB. C. & J. I. JamesH. A. MouleD. H. Tompsett
J. G. BoothJ. H. C. LeachT. D. NichollMrs T. G. Treanor
C. BoydC. J. LoweR. A. NortonMs S. Wallace
K. A. BroughR. K. LumsdonMs S. M. OdberJ. D. Walsh
Dr J. BurscoughB. MacReamoinnK. PearceG. R. Webb
M. CasserleyW. F. MainC. PearsonR. J. Whale
S. CollinsD. F. ManleyMrs E. M. PhairDr M. C. Whelan
N. C. DexterP. W. MarlowR. PhillipsP. O. G. White
N. C. GoddardR. J. MathersD. Price JonesI. J. Wilcock
J. E. GreenJ. S. MerrickD. R. RobinsonG. H. Willett
J. GrimesK. MilanMrs E. J. ShieldsE. G. Wren
M. T. HartDr E. J. MillerN. G. Shippobotham 
A. HodgsonC. G. MillinR. Stocks 
S. JacksonM. G. MooreC. W. Thomas