Azed Competition No. 1624  Azed Slip  |  < 1619  |  1628 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1624 Jul 2003BELAY normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. R. GumbrellHearts of sailors applauded in the old book Westward Ho!l, a in ye b (rev.); ref Charles Kingsley novel
SecondMrs E. M. PhairMake fast buck taking orders?be lay; i.e. resist ordination
ThirdV. DixonThe old invest enough not to qualify for ‘benefit’?2 meanings; ref. benefit of clergy
VHCR. L. BakerSecure rope, making even bits of abseil easyalternate letters
VHCM. BathCliff’s ‘ropy’ turn to counter precipitation is live songbe lay; ref. Sir C. Richard singing at Wimbledon when rain stopped play
VHCB. BurtonNot to obtain a clerical appointment it’s enough, perhaps, to become a chap’s loverbe lay in two meanings; ref. Jeffrey John
VHCC. A. ClarkeSecure by looping round middle of cleat in knotted fashionanag. in by, & lit.
VHCD. C. ClenshawTroubled leaders of liberal Anglicans yield but evangelicals hold firmanag. of first letters
VHCM. J. CorlettSecure striker, one knocking out half-century before close of playafor L in bell + y
VHCR. DeanUniversity’s second team back is a rock holding the lineYale B (all rev.)
VHCN. C. DexterSecure by a short line twisted round middle of cleata in dnag. incl. I, & lit.
VHCW. DuffinEnough! (Instruction to give up living?)be lay; living = benefice
VHCDr I. S. FletcherSecure on hard pitch? Bat safely cracked fast over deliveredanag. less fast (rev.); pitch section of climb
VHCH. FreemanScale peak, by securing it?e-la in by, & lit.
VHCJ. P. GuiverAfter extreme crop of burglaries, see about a security systemb + a in Ely
VHCD. F. ManleyIntroduction of bishop to diocese blocked by homophobia ultimately? Enough!b + a in Ely
VHCT. J. MooreyLabour absolutely alienating us lot with spin – enough!anag. less anag.
VHCC. J. MorseTake tip of boulder and lock on it with a turnb + Yale (rev.), & lit.
VHCR. PhillipsBight securing end of alpine linec I in bay, & lit.
VHCD. A. SimmonsSecure by roping centre of cleat (when at sea)anag. in by, & lit.
VHCC. W. ThomasFix pin to end of line: fish swallows ite in blay
VHCK. ThomasSecure overturned leaky ale barrel’s contentshidden rev.
VHCJ. R. TozerLack professionalism that could help secure a positionbe lay
VHCW. B. WendtThis helps in climbing a tower, if it’s replaced frequentlybelfry with a for fr

HCs awarded in competition 1624 to:

F. AnstisD. A. CampbellR. R. GreenfieldW. Ransome
W. G. ArnottP. CargillR. J. HooperM. Rupp
D. & N. AsplandB. CheesmanMrs D. B. JenkinsonH. R. Sanders
F. D. H. AtkinsonG. ClydeG. JohnstoneV. Seth
M. BarleyN. ConnaughtonJ. P. LesterT. Smith
Mrs P. A. BaxR. M. S. CorkJ. C. LeylandP. L. Stone
E. A. BeaulahA. CoxMrs J. MackieK. B. Taylor
J. BennettE. CrossP. McKennaMs S. Wallace
Dr P. M. J. BennettD. J. Dare-PlumptonE. MetcalfeA. J. Wardrop
J. R. BeresfordL. K. EdkinsC. G. MillinM. H. E. Watson
D. J. BexsonC. M. EdmundsR. MurdochR. J. Whale
Mrs F. A. BlanchardJ. FrancisC. OgilvieA. R. Whelan
C. J. BroughamM. FreemanR. J. PalmerM. Whitmore
J. M. BrownE. H. FurnivalC. PearsonD. C. Williamson
E. J. BurgeP. GatelyD. PendreyW. Wynne Willson
S. BurgessJ. GilliesM. L. PerkinsDr E. Young
C. J. & M. P. ButlerN. C. GoddardG. Perry