Azed Competition No. 216  Azed Slip  |  ◀  212  |  221  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
216 May 1976SCANTITY normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. J. HooperYou’re sure to get it in a second lean yearit in s cant2 y, & lit.
SecondRev C. D. WestbrookMay tap before end of July show this? If sun goes on, yesS + can tit2 + y, & lit.
ThirdG. B. GreerCup Final goal situation? Stokes upset its balance before end of plays. + cant2 it + y; ref. Bobby S., 1976 FA Cup Final
VHCC. Allen Baker‘Look at the birdie’ … snap youngster’s head and supply pretty negativescan tit + y; snap = secure, supply noun
VHCA. J. BulmanThe pattern of industry in, say, Coventry after ending of strikes is material shortages + ant in City
VHCC. O. ButcherOn girl in St. Tropez what is there to view? – Not a great dealscan + tit y; y (Fr.) = there
VHCE. ChalkleyNot much talk of thieves getting it in Saint McMenemy’s Finalcant1 it in S, y; ref. Lawrie M., manager of Southampton (Saints) in 1976 FA Cup Final
VHCMrs M. P. CraineNeed new cast in tragedy – Edgar, anyway, must gocomp. anag.; ref. King Lear
VHCA. L. DennisCity tans United – this upset in form is a rarityanag.; ref. 1976 FA Cup Final
VHCS. GoldieIn miniskirts, can’t I typify the soul of wit?hidden; ‘brevity is…’
VHCD. V. HarryIt’s no pig, certainly – can it live in a sty?anag. in sty; pig = feast, live adj.
VHCG. JonesThis means that one must go without at oncesc. + tit5 in any, & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyIt can jar in a place accustomed to gluttonyanag. in sty, & lit.
VHCD. P. M. MichaelThat’s to say, reduced quantity, without question shortsc. + (Qu)antity, & lit.
VHCC. G. MillinDéshabillé? Sounds like an invitation to the voyeur‘scan titty’
VHCJ. D. MooreIt’s being topless (concerning a term of clothing)c in SA (e)ntity, & lit.
VHCC. J. MorseCover with beaming girl’s the ultimate in sexy barenessscan tit + y
VHCF. R. PalmerHalf fearing being topless, modern girl seeks this in swim-wearsca(red) (e)ntity
VHCS. L. PatonWithin second lean year it must beit in s cant2 y, & lit.
VHCA. J. RedstoneWithin confines of ‘solitary’, jail bird suffers unusual privationcan tit in s, y; suffers = permits
VHCH. L. RhodesCould godliness be a rare deficiency as Canon becomes ancient? Just the oppositei.e. anc. for Can. in sanctity
VHCW. J. M. ScotlandRare defect – namely one’s conclusions from: ‘Bat: I cut rashly …’!sc. an + last letters
VHCW. K. M. Slimmings‘Where my charges are eating may not I?’ was prodigal’s plightcan’t I? in sty; ref. Luke 15:16

HCs in competition 216 awarded to:

R. B. AdcockJ. H. DingwallM. D. LawsW. Rodgers
R. H. AdeyP. DrummondA. D. LeggeT. E. Sanders
T. AndersonMrs W. FearonJ. P. LesterN. G. Shippobotham
M. J. BalfourJ. A. FinckenI. M. K. LoweM. D. Speigel
Mrs A. BoyesA. G. FlemingP. MachinBrig R. F. E. Stoney
J. C. BrashJ. J. GoulstoneL. MayF. B. Stubbs
Rev C. M. BrounN. W. GranvilleDr E. J. MillerJ. G. Stubbs
E. J. BurgeS. HolgateW. L. MironL. E. Thomas
R. BurrellP. HoltbyW. H. PegramG. A. Tomlinson
D. A. H. ByattE. M. HornbyC. QuinM. J. Tyler
R. S. CaffynB. JacksonE. R. RiddleRev K. R. Upton
Mrs M. J. CansfieldMiss E. H. C. JenkinsRear Adm W. T. C. RidleyM. A. Vernon
M. CoatesG. JohnstoneE. G. RileyD. B. Wedmore
Mrs R. CullinaneR. E. KimmonsA. RivlinDr R. L. Wynne