Azed Competition No. 225  Azed Slip  |  ◀  221  |  229  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
225 Jul 1976VALETA normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstF. R. PalmerRevolutionary steps, as in Boston, against a drink tax, with no votev ale ta(x); ref. Boston Tea Party, waltz
SecondD. P. M. MichaelSee, almost all tea destroyed. Boston occasions this kind of revolutionv. + anag. less l; ref. Boston Tea Party, waltz
ThirdR. JacksVirginia accepts an umpire’s decision. Set moves to 3-4a let in VA; ref. V. Wade, dance time
VHCC. Allen BakerMeasure a gill – accepted about a quarter of a pint(pin)t in vale, a; gill4
VHCRev C. M. BrounDance held by Senate, lavish in retrospective moodhidden rev.; ref. US bicentennial celebrations
VHCR. S. CaffynDance in shattering heat-wave wilts – whew, it’s awful, not to be contemplatedanag. less anag.; ref. summer heatwave
VHCE. ChalkleyWhat the band played in joyful celebration of old time in American State?ale t in VA
VHCR. M. S. CorkVirginia must have suffered with American taking the first danceVA let A; ref. V. Wade, Wimbledon Ball
VHCMrs M. P. CraineReturning at last after so long – an old-fashioned dancevale + at (rev.)
VHCP. DrummondYou want a dance tune – give the band a drink for itale for it in vitta
VHCE. A. FreeDisplay of slow footwork against Ashe’s first service hindered amateurv A let A; ref. Arthur A., Wimbledon
VHCR. J. HooperSee a radical Party-man scattering tea – could this accompany revolutionary activity in Boston?v. a L + anag.; ref. Boston Tea Party, waltz; L = Liberal
VHCC. H. HudsonOld-timers’ hit at ball: another service indicated – Borotra’s goes outsidea let in va; ref. Jean B., former tennis champion; va (Fr.) = goes
VHCJ. R. KirbyKind of hop for making beer – it’s put into fermenting vatale in anag.
VHCDr E. J. MillerFeature of older hops: brew in vat offale in anag.
VHCC. G. MillinVane initially, one the Spanish turned to a dancev + a + el (rev) + t’ a; valeta (Sp.) = weather-cock
VHCC. J. MorseWorld leaders in two-hundredth anniversary dancevale + t a; ref. US bicentennial
VHCR. J. PalmerIt may amuse some mixed doubles to serve an acevalet A
VHCS. L. PatonOne can follow old hand hooking a long hop in slow motiona l in vet + a
VHCA. J. RedstoneMeasure of hops needed to produce beer in barmy vatale in anag.
VHCT. E. SandersA measure with round figures – Bunter, for example, needs onevalet a; ref. Lord P. Wimsey’s valet
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsIts devotees head for Mecca (coming back in via Tel Aviv)hidden rev.; ref. M. dance halls
VHCP. C. ThorntonJeeves, for instance – a noted example of movement with measured stepsvalet a
VHCR. D. Vaughan Davies——’ says polite partner after the last one?i.e. vale, ta, & lit.
VHCC. E. WilliamsSlow rhythmic movement activates vat full of liquorale in anag.

HCs in competition 225 awarded to:

Mrs E. AllenW. S. GilbertA. D. LeggeRear Adm W. T. C. Ridley
Mrs K. BissettD. A. GingerJ. P. LesterBrig R. F. E. Stoney
A. J. BulmanS. GoldieH. R. LockhartF. B. Stubbs
E. J. BurgeG. B. GreerS. M. MansellG. A. Tomlinson
C. A. ClarkeA. HodgsonH. S. MasonM. J. Tyler
G. H. ClarkeE. M. HornbyDr B. N. McQuadeJ. F. N. Wedge
A. L. DennisG. JohnstoneJ. D. MooreG. C. West
D. M. DuckworthR. W. KillickF. E. NewloveRev C. D. Westbrook
Mrs W. FearonR. E. KimmonsW. H. PegramD. C. Williamson
J. A. FinckenCapt G. LanghamMrs A. G. Phillips 
A. G. FlemingA. LawrieC. J. B. Powell 
B. FrancoM. D. LawsC. P. Rea