Azed Competition No. 169  Azed Slip  |  < 165  |  174 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
169 Jun 1975THUGGEE normal22

 

AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstW. L. MironWhat the strangling mugger, recognising no limits, might demonstrate(m)ugge(r) in the, & lit.
SecondF. R. PalmerIt’s renewed by the mugger (bar the extremes)anag. incl. (m)ugge(r) & lit.
ThirdR. J. PalmerTermination of a Hindu by heartless gang in the East?u,g(an)g in the E & lit.
VHCC. Allen BakerThe sides of the throttle getting well-nigh squeezed inhugge(d) in t—e & lit.
VHCA. J. BulmanTime, keep close to, surprise! That s garrotter’s practicet, hug, gee
VHCC. A. ClarkeUnionist bomb thrown back in the sectarian killingU, egg (rev.) in the
VHCA. L. DennisThe originators of this had unspeakably gruesome garottings esoterically executedinitial letters & lit.
VHCJ. J. GoulstoneGet e.g. heartless Hindu crook to perpetrate thisanag. incl. H(ind)u & lit.
VHCDr G. B. GreerIn the East, what lies behind onset of mugger without hesitation?(m)ugg(er) in the E, & lit.
VHCR. E. KimmonsA cut-throat convention – follow suit after lead of trumpt, hug, gee
VHCJ. H. C. LeachOval reacts with clamour all round after Thomson’s opener – it’s murderT + egg (rev.) in hue
VHCL. K. MaltbyCross with vast following, including leaders of genius, extirpated pagan killingT + g, e in huge; T-cross
VHCD. F. ManleyRope being pulled round Hindu’s head? Local fit of perversityH in tug + gee, & lit.
VHCD. P. M. MichaelAll in rugger in the form of holy terrorism(r)ugger(r) in the
VHCC. G. MillinRitual murder requiring kind of bandage to go around neckT, hug, gee; T-bandage
VHCC. J. MorseYou see Ulster’s foremost urge reflected in the sectarian killingU egg (rev.) in the
VHCR. A. MostynEnormous cut in either side of throat. Golly! It’s the work of a cut-throathug(e) in t gee
VHCD. S. NagleThis could have made Gurdwara’s head in grip peg outG in hug in tee & lit.
VHCJ. RevillPulling string – the sort some Indians used – round Hindu’s head?H in tug, Gee & lit.; G-string originally worn by Amerindians, acc. to old edns of C
VHCT. E. SandersGet huge – that’s what comes of the fatal practice of going for gorgesanag.
VHCJ. R. StocksVillainy of a mugger’s precursor, ultimately eradicated, in remote parts of the Empirehugge(r) in t——e & lit.; cf. hugger-mugger
VHCN. C. WormleightonIn extremes of turpitude we have almost embraced homicidal practicehugge(d) in t—e
 

HCs awarded in competition 169 to:

E. AkenheadM. A. CooperJ. R. KirbyRear Adm W. T. C. Ridley
M. J. BallE. DaviesA. LawrieH. R. Sanders
J. C. BarnesJ. DromeyP. W. W. LeachMrs J. Saunders
W. BoageyJ. A. FinckenH. R. LockhartW. J. M. Scotland
A. G. BogieMrs G. FordC. J. LoweT. A. Simmerson
Rev C. M. BrounN. GambierLieut Col D. MacfieT. A. J. Spencer
J. M. BrownN. C. GoddardB. ManvellF. W. R. Stocks
C. O. ButcherR. J. HooperH. S. MasonG. A. Tomlinson
R. O. CalderE. M. HornbyL. MayMrs M. P. Webber
Mrs M. J. CansfieldMrs N. JarmanA. C. MorrisonM. Wexler
E. A. ClarkeS. H. JarvisD. OgilvieT. Wightman
Mrs C. E. ConstableB. K. KellyS. L. PatonG. H. Willett