Azed Competition No. 1897  Azed Slip  |  < 1893  |  1901 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1897 Oct 2008WASH-OUT normal25

 

AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. BoydDashing southpaw ‘Prince’ exits a failureanag. less P; ref. flamboyant boxer ‘Prince’ Naseem Hamed, dethroned by Barrera in 2001
SecondR. J. PalmerA show going off on a high note? Certainly not!anag. + ut, & lit.
ThirdM. HodgkinWimbledon’s opening’s one? Soaked, thus covers onW + a + o’ in anag., & lit.; soak = beat, pummel
VHCT. AndersonCut skied into the open air’s hard to stop for gullysaw (rev.) + out round H, & lit.
VHCD. ArthurWall Street, a majority of the House admitted, is a fiascohou in wa’ st
VHCM. BarleyWhat leads to unhappy Oval spectators, possibly?anag. incl. u, O, s, & lit.
VHCJ. G. BoothWomen spend extravagantly after pound goes flopw + (l)ash out
VHCC. J. BroughamLemon tree in bloom after touch of wiltw + ash + out; lemon = useless person
VHCP. ColesLulu, with a hit of hersw a ‘Shout’; ref. pop singer
VHCV. DixonGalliano’s autumn show’s no ——, amusing all riotouslycomp. anag. & lit.
VHCW. DreverWhat are summers here, often? Unfortunately this primarily!first letters & lit.
VHCA. G. FlemingWaterlogged event shows how an utter fiasco can develop into this farcecomp. anag.
VHCB. GrabowskiRain stopped play! Whereabouts is that beer supply?comp. anag.
VHCD. HarrisWicket remains in poor condition – match abandonedw ash out
VHCD. V. HarryFlush with money leaving college? Not possiblew (c)ash out
VHCR. J. HealdTurkey roasted with essential ingredient of nut stuffingu in was hot
VHCP. F. HendersonWho’s a floundering mutt at heart?anag. + ut, & lit.
VHCMrs S. G. JohnsonNo-hoper on strike after wicket has tumbledw + anag. + out
VHCJ. C. LeylandWith no sign of bra, how a bust must flop!anag. less b; must4
VHCD. F. ManleyTwos Noah marshalled (no small number!) to circumvent universal ——u in anag. less no., & lit.
VHCT. J. MooreyWhat’s sour, peeled and juiced? The answer’s a lemonanag. incl. ou; juiced = drunk
VHCR. S. MorseWashington clamour as time runs out to relieve core of Wall Street failureWA shout; as hou(r) in W, t
VHCT. PowellWhat’s the stuffing for your dressed turkey?anag. incl. ou
VHCJ. R. TozerA country show rain’s hit? Carry on in ——comp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. J. WhaleSee this erode ground? Could be due to a showercomp. anag. & lit.
 

HCs awarded in competition 1897 to:

D. AppletonDr I. S. FletcherM. A. Macdonald-CooperW. Ransome
D. & N. AsplandC. GeorgeW. F. MainMrs L. J. Roberts
Rev Canon C. M. BrounP. A. I. GeorgeK. ManleyD. R. Robinson
C. J. & M. P. ButlerR. GilbertP. W. MarlowN. G. Shippobotham
D. A. CampbellM. GoodliffeL. MarzillierP. L. Stone
Mrs M. J. CansfieldG. I. L. GraftonJ. MasonK. Taylor
C. A. ClarkeR. R. GreenfieldP. McKennaMrs A. Terrill
R. M. S. CorkR. HeskethC. G. MillinMs S. Wallace
E. CrossR. J. HooperC. J. MorseA. J. Wardrop
R. DeanJ. R. H. JonesF. R. PalmerW. B. Wendt
N. C. DexterN. KeatingJ. PearceG. H. Willett
C. M. EdmundsE. C. LanceM. L. PerkinsR. Zara
C. J. EllisC. LovingD. Price Jones