Azed Competition No. 161  Azed Slip  |  ◀  156  |  165  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
161 Apr 1975ANCON normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. G. MillinI’ve got four short legs: one must get caught that sidean c on; on = leg side
SecondF. R. PalmerOne’s can, crooked, inebriateanag. + on, & lit.
ThirdJ. R. StocksCan excruciatingly play upanag. + no4 (rev.), & lit.
VHCE. BeddardAn opening for a sergeant, perhaps, involves an army movement controllerNCO in an; arm-y
VHCMrs A. BoyesI go a bundle on low-down joints when with a fancy bird!i.e. Ancon(a)
VHCC. O. ButcherJoint, the sort drinkers use, is one with convenience attachedan + con. (abbrev.)
VHCE. A. ClarkeWhat’s exercised, if one’s to imbibe?an + con, & lit.; imbibe = con, study
VHCM. CoatesFound within agrarian confines or the human construction?hidden twice, & lit.
VHCJ. ColebyA devious canon, one opposed to a member of the flock, is soon put outside the chapteranag., an con, c in anon
VHCG. H. S. CrosbyUpper bracket support for entry will get Tory in soonC in anon
VHCR. DeanWoolly specimen – supporter or one against?an con, 2 defs.
VHCA. L. DennisFrom Australian conflict we have that low body-line with short legs in the fieldhidden
VHCJ. A. FinckenA bender: that’s what lifting it can lead to, one has to learnan con; bender, 2 mngs.
VHCR. P. C. FormanI cannot become high with it lifted? Yes and no!anag. less it, & lit.
VHCA. LawrieIt might once have been described as an article in the American constitutionhidden; article = joint (obs.)
VHCA. D. LeggeCreator of space in urban congestionhidden & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyYou may have caught on after a bit of nudging given by mea n + c on, & lit.
VHCF. MossFor this one trick, one has something up one’s sleevean con
VHCR. A. MostynWord of animal or human connections: either version could be grazedhidden, 2 defs.
VHCW. H. PegramOne trick we all have up our sleevesan con
VHCB. A. PikeOne born to cheat, a low-down creature, wanted for fleecinga n con
VHCW. RodgersIt is raised in honour, yet is held in mean contempthidden
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsI’m naturally crooked… a born cheata n con
VHCG. Snowden-DaviesOne of the joints one has to havean con; have = deceive, con
VHCG. H. WillettI take the field with four short legs and go for the ribs2 mngs.; ref. cricket; elbow in ribs

HCs in competition 161 awarded to:

Mrs A. L. AnsteadI. M. GurneyD. P. M. MichaelH. L. Rhodes
F. D. H. AtkinsonR. B. HarlingW. B. MorrisonRear Adm W. T. C. Ridley
Miss J. BannermanD. V. HarryJ. L. MossL. G. D. Sanders
J. C. BarnesC. HavillD. S. NagleT. E. Sanders
M. J. BevanP. R. L. HeathP. M. NeweyC. I. Semeonoff
E. J. BurgeM. HillF. E. NewloveM. D. Speigel
E. W. BurtonW. IslipD. OgilvieT. A. J. Spencer
A. J. CrowA. JonesR. O’DonoghueBrig R. F. E. Stoney
D. M. DuckworthH. KeelingJ. O’NeillF. B. Stubbs
P. S. ElliottH. KelleyR. J. PalmerJ. G. Stubbs
P. D. GaffeyR. E. KimmonsS. L. PatonM. J. Suckling
N. GambierMrs L. M. LewisG. S. PrenticeJ. B. Sweeting
L. H. GarrettH. R. LockhartA. J. RedstoneMrs M. P. Webber
N. C. GoddardB. J. McCannJ. RevillA. J. Young