Azed Competition No. 1879  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1875  |  1884  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1879 Jun 2008LITTER BASKET normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstM. BarleySee best & lit. take first place in results slip … and worst end here?anag. incl. r; slip vb.
SecondDr J. BurscoughTransfer ‘Battlestrike’ to Recycle Bin?anag.; ref. computer game
ThirdR. J. HealdGarbo can work better with talkies, letting out a bit of emotionanag. less e; garbo = rubbish; ref. Greta G.
VHCR. D. AndersonWhat can make blatherskite hard going by middle of lecture? Rubbish cananag. less h + t
VHCJ. BainesRefuse place in Bardot’s bed? Better off accepting invite!lit (Fr.)+ ask in anag.; Brigitte B.
VHCRev Canon C. M. BrounBlatter’s kite flying – it contains rubbish!anag.; ref. Sepp B.’s UEFA proposals
VHCMrs M. J. CansfieldGiven title ‘Baker St Irregular’, I help to keep place tidyanag.; ref. S. Holmes stories
VHCP. ColesBin this 7 down, right? ‘And lit’ works even better, done with a bit of stylecomp. anag. incl r, s
VHCE. CrossRambling blatherskite, hour wasted, has time and place for rubbishanag. less h + t
VHCN. C. DexterUntidy bit of bumf? Let’s take it right here!anag. incl. b, r, & lit.
VHCJ. F. GrimshawBin set fire to? Better ask ruffianlit + anag.; ruffian adj.
VHCP. F. HendersonDrunk on back-street, not caught staggering, showing attachment to lamp-post?lit + anag. less c
VHCR. J. HooperHendry drops red in here, carrying frame; next shot takes blacklitter + anag. incl b; red2; Scottish snooker player
VHCG. JohnstoneLet opening in receptacle take bits for recycling – this doesanag. incl. r
VHCT. J. MooreyAfter constant leaks, plastic sack inside left it better ordered?anag. less c in l it + anag.; & lit.
VHCC. J. MorseIt takes bits of light rubbish, bottles, everything that’s brokenanag. incl. first letters, & lit.
VHCD. R. RobinsonPlace for tucking away one’s ‘bits and pieces’ – funnily, a kilt’s betteranag.
VHCI. SimpsonCast here might be empty beer bottles abandoned by a couple of boozers, and one half-eaten takeawayanag. of b(ee)r (bo)ttles I take(away), & lit.
VHCJ. R. TozerNew talks re Tibet could be where fractured China is headedanag.
VHCA. J. WardropI take bottles right for ordinary recyclinganag. with r for o, & lit.
VHCR. J. WhaleYou’d take best & lit. – remainder’s ending up hereanag. incl. r, & lit.; up = excited
VHCG. H. WillettGarbo’s in it? Ecstasy! This could make talkies betteranag. incl. E; garbo = rubbish; ref. Greta G

HCs in competition 1879 awarded to:

T. AndersonJ. GlassonburyR. A. NortonN. G. Shippobotham
D. ArthurG. I. L. GraftonF. R. PalmerD. J. Short
M. BarkerR. HaddockD. ParfittJ. Spencer
J. BigginN. HadlowG. ParsonsP. L. Stone
R. E. BootR. HeskethM. L. PerkinsMrs A. Terrill
T. C. BorlandW. E. JohnsonR. PerryD. H. Tompsett
C. J. BroughamE. C. LanceMs F. PlumbL. Toole
J. M. BrownJ. C. LeylandDr T. G. PowellC. J. A. Underhill
D. A. CampbellT. LockeA. M. PriceD. Veal
P. CargillD. F. ManleyD. Price JonesL. Ward
B. CheesmanP. W. MarlowW. RansomeA. J. Young
M. CoatesP. McKennaV. Seth 
N. ConnaughtonD. S. MillerJ. M. Sharman 
Dr I. S. FletcherC. G. MillinD. P. Shenkin