Azed Competition No. 1593  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1589  |  1596  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1593 Dec 2002MANSUETE normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. R. BeresfordWhat’s use meant ‘broken’?anag. & lit.
FirstM. CoatesWhat’s use meant ‘broken’?anag. & lit.
ThirdDr E. YoungI expressed tame in use that’s lostanag. less I, & lit.
VHCD. AshcroftGentle, old-fashioned, amusement dancing the 1st of May awayanag. less M
VHCM. BathBattered English team’s sunk without cover – and past caring!anag. incl. E, (s)un(k)
VHCE. A. BeaulahOnce docile, turbulent Etna fumes with cap blownanag. less f
VHCDr J. BurscoughUse meant ‘broken’?anag. & lit.
VHCB. BurtonUnmeet as tortureranag. & lit.
VHCC. A. ClarkeOne-time domestic servant, pursued by outside police force, Queen gets releasedman + su(R)eté; ref. Paul Burrell
VHCN. ConnaughtonGentle old-fashioned locks absorbing a lot of canal timeSue(z) t in mane
VHCN. C. DexterFor this archaic adj, what’s now primarily in use? ‘Tame’, possiblyn in anag., & lit.
VHCH. FreemanYou’d see me used about one born on Tues possiblya n + anag., all in me, & lit.; ref. ‘Tuesday’s child …’
VHCC. R. GumbrellCook first to traverse with seamen central part of South Pacific, historicallyanag. incl. t, u; ref. Captain C.
VHCM. J. HanleyGentle old Austen novel set in Maineanag. in ME
VHCR. HeskethIn the past was mild the draught, not bitter, asked for?man + ‘sweet’
VHCG. JohnstoneMine’s mild, old chap, not bitter, d’you hear?man + ‘sweet’
VHCD. F. ManleySuch could be eme aunt’s licked into shapeanag. & lit.
VHCJ. R. C. MichieUse meant composedanag. & lit.
VHCC. J. MorseUsed to men and all clipped and trainedanag. less last letters, & lit.
VHCR. J. PalmerMeek blessed at mount, see, repudiating OTanag. less OT; bless3; ref. Sermon on the Mount
VHCR. PhillipsClement lost the second to Kenneth, with one to go in a minute’s wafflinganag. less I + e; ref. C. Freud, K. Williams in radio game show ‘Just a Minute’
VHCN. G. ShippobothamI see leaving mint sauce sprinkled on side of plate is no longer redolent of lamb?anag. less I, c + e
VHCT. SmithOld-fashioned mild on draught, not bitter in cansman + ‘sweet’; cans = headphones

HCs in competition 1593 awarded to:

Mrs P. A. BaxV. DixonP. W. MarlowW. J. M. Scotland
C. BoydA. G. FlemingK. MilanD. P. Shenkin
C. J. BroughamDr I. S. FletcherC. G. MillinD. J. Short
E. J. BurgeM. FreemanT. J. MooreyC. M. Steele
C. J. & M. P. ButlerP. D. GaffeyR. MurdochC. W. Thomas
D. A. CampbellN. C. GoddardS. NewberyK. Thomas
Mrs M. J. CansfieldG. I. L. GraftonF. R. PalmerD. H. Tompsett
P. CargillMrs E. GreenawayJ. ParkeJ. R. Tozer
M. CasserleyJ. GrimesM. L. PerkinsL. Ward
R. M. S. CorkW. JacksonMrs E. M. PhairA. J. Wardrop
A. CoxT. JacobsN. PurseyDr M. C. Whelan
E. CrossJ. P. LesterD. R. RobinsonMs B. J. Widger
G. CuthbertJ. C. LeylandA. RothD. C. Williamson
R. DeanH. M. LloydM. SandersonR. Zara
R. V. DeardenW. F. MainMrs J. C. Sawyer