Azed Competition No. 183  Azed Slip  |  ◀  178  |  187  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
183 Sep 1975PICKLE normal29


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. C. GoddardPinch and scrape2 mngs.
SecondD. F. ManleyKleptomaniac: A man to —— indiscriminately?comp. anag. & lit.
ThirdDr G. B. GreerApply solution to poor Jack’s plight?2 mngs. & lit.; ref. naval punishment, Jack and Jill
VHCF. D. H. AtkinsonSpare rod: you’ll find me – in here2 mngs. & lit.; spoilt child; rod in pickle (qv)
VHCA. G. BogieCould kleptomaniac be a man to ——? Yes indeedcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. S. CaffynTiresome child gives outrageous lip and cheek – he’ll have to go!anag. less he
VHCE. ChalkleyCopper locking one big brute up in nickI in PC + elk (rev.)
VHCP. R. ClemowWherein a rod may be immersed prior to tinning (or tanning)2 mngs.; rod in pickle (qv)
VHCR. DeanInsufferable brat – a little prig!2 mngs.; prig3
VHCA. L. DennisCould be a wee mite plastered – knocking out a copperpickle(d)
VHCJ. A. FinckenFor piquantly improving cold kitchen lunches etc., it’s the topsinitial letters & lit.
VHCB. FrancoSee little monkey, when k’s left inside little moneyk l in pice
VHCS. GoldieWhat’s fished for with a runcible spoon, nickel-plated, and let away embarrassingly?comp. anag.
VHCJ. J. GoulstoneA man, to pilfer thus, could be kleptomaniaccomp. anag. & lit.
VHCD. V. HarryE.g. sauerkraut (sour cabbage)3 mngs.; sour = treat with dilute acid; cabbage2
VHCW. JacksonMorsel best left on side of platepick l + e
VHCMrs N. JarmanA rude postcard like this shows reward of dipping in the briny – a nasty nipperanag. incl. PC, 2 defs.
VHCA. LawrieFor preserve try a wee drop of jam3 mngs.
VHCD. P. M. MichaelArrow-head hung round about back of neck to punish Ancient Marinerc. k in pile
VHCA. C. MorrisonIn this difficult situation save or consume sparingly what little there is4 mngs.
VHCC. J. MorseBrat in distress having to eat a little cabbage4 mngs.; cabbage2
VHCE. Newlove‘Mousetrap’ to finish? I’d relish that. Season of Shakespeare instead?2 mngs.; cheese and p.; season vb.
VHCR. J. PalmerLiquid used for cleaning a troublesome child – hot water?3 mngs.
VHCP. S. PetersKleptomaniac is a man needing to —— uncontrollably, perhapscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCRear Adm W. T. C. RidleyPut down, down, about half of Hock – it’ll get you nearly sloshed(Ho)ck in pile3, pickle(d); put down = pickle
VHCG. Snowden-DaviesStew? Take a wee bit of salt to taste4 mngs.
VHCF. B. StubbsSalt cabbage? A wee bit for the little monkey to nibble5 mngs.; cabbage2
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeInitially put in chemical, keeps long enoughinitial letters & lit.
VHCRev C. D. WestbrookCull long before beginning to eat thispick + l + e, & lit.

HCs in competition 183 awarded to:

E. AkenheadM. CoatesMrs E. P. LawrenceF. R. Palmer
T. AndersonMrs M. P. CraineJ. H. C. LeachT. E. Sanders
Col P. S. BainesD. M. DuckworthP. W. W. LeachW. Scotland
Miss J. BannermanG. FarringtonJ. S. LeishmanW. K. M. Slimmings
T. E. BellRev S. W. FloydJ. I. MasonT. A. J. Spencer
Mrs K. BissettS. A. ForteyL. MayJ. B. Sweeting
W. BoageyF. D. GardinerDr E. J. MillerMiss O. R. Taylor
S. H. BrookeR. B. HarlingC. G. MillinL. E. Thomas
E. J. BurgeE. J. HolmesW. L. MironP. C. Thornton
E. W. BurtonJ. G. HullD. S. NagleG. H. Willett
C. O. ButcherG. JohnstoneD. B. OatenC. E. Williams
D. P. ChappellJ. R. KirbyL. W. G. Oxley