Azed Competition No. 1741  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1737  |  1746  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1741 Oct 2005LORD NELSON normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstV. DixonElevated way above teeming Londoners, one who commands a tenacious hold.L2 + anag., lord + nelson, & lit.
SecondC. LovingOne perishing hack riles London – with his column he looks down on Whitehallanag. less I
ThirdR. HeskethI may be seen by commuting Londoners entering end of Whitehalll in anag., & lit.
VHCM. BarleyPeer achieving famous victory over French left Londoners thrilledl + anag.; ref. Lord Coe and Olympic bid
VHCM. BarnesPiquet’s first, tracking leaders from lap one, readily defeating outgunned Villeneuvefirst letters + Nelson; ref. racing drivers and French commander at Trafalgar
VHCC. J. BroughamBold Admiral Rodney cutting unknown manoeuvres, splitting line twice with very good navyanag. less y in l, l + so N
VHCMs G. CrossleyLondon’s earl? Not exactly a short figure on a tall columnanag. less a
VHCC. M. EdmundsLondoners’ stylite, centrally elevatedanag. incl. l, & lit.; elevated = drunk
VHCC. D. S. & E. A. FieldVictorious hero slain in battle left Londoners distraughtanag. incl. I
VHCH. FreemanLed Royal Navy solo at sea – name: ——anag. incl. RN + n, & lit.
VHCM. GoodliffeLeader amongst leaders Londoners must circulate roundl in anag., & lit.
VHCG. I. L. GraftonRevolutionary soldier, not one on left – Spain’s fifth column supports himanag. less l + n
VHCR. J. HealdPride of England exalted in Trafalgar Square left Londoners in state of excitementl + anag.; ref. Ashes victory parade
VHCP. R. LloydLeader of navy. Bold? Not half! No loser at seaanag. incl. n, ld, & lit.
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperLondoners’ landmark’s leader at seaanag. incl. l, & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyNot a ‘loser on land’, silly!anag. less a, & lit.
VHCC. G. MillinEnglish peer represented in London square, one less than an earlanag. incl. s, less a
VHCT. J. MooreyEngland hero in special London revelry, drunk but not very disorderly!anag. incl. s less anag.; ref. A. Flintoff after Ashes victory
VHCC. J. MorseForemost of landmarks, with Londoners milling beneath, exhibits mel + anag., & lit.
VHCR. S. MorseLandmark’s prime character, with Londoners milling below?l + anag., & lit.
VHCR. J. PalmerHaving repositioned lens do see fleet all around? He denied itanag. in lo RN; ref. ‘I see no ships’
VHCD. R. RobinsonHaving a way with guns he could be scattering unwary dons’ galleonscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCP. L. StoneProne on deck, all’s up for him transported with a peckcomp. anag. & lit.; ref. ‘Kiss me, Hardy’
VHCA. J. WardropVictorious captain, centre stage in Trafalgar Square, left Londoners deliriousl + anag.; ref. Ashes celebration

HCs in competition 1741 awarded to:

M. BarkerG. CuthbertJ. C. LeylandN. G. Shippobotham
P. BennettN. C. DexterD. W. MackieR. C. Teuton
Mrs F. A. BlanchardT. J. DonnellyN. MacSweeneyD. H. Tompsett
R. E. BootA. G. FlemingP. McKennaJ. R. Tozer
Mrs A. BoyesDr I. S. FletcherJ. R. C. MichieR. J. Whale
Rev Canon C. M. BrounR. R. GreenfieldC. OgilvieA. R. Whelan
E. J. BurgeJ. P. GuiverD. J. R. OgilvieDr M. C. Whelan
C. J. & M. P. ButlerA. & R. HadenF. R. PalmerD. C. Williamson
C. CampbellD. HarrisonJ. PearceJ. Woodall
Mrs M. J. CansfieldP. HeffernanM. L. PerkinsDr E. Young
N. ConnaughtonR. J. HooperN. Roper 
E. CrossMrs D. B. JenkinsonG. Saunders 
R. CrossE. C. LanceD. P. Shenkin