Azed Competition No. 238  Azed Slip  |  ◀  234  |  243  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
238 Oct 1976CRAMBOJINGLE normal26


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstW. L. MironDemonstrated by lie, guy, flycram bo jingle, & lit.
SecondA. J. BulmanStap, chap, trap. There’s rhyming for you!cram bo jingle
ThirdD. V. HarryMacRob blended whisky – it adds glee to your spreeanag. + jingle; whisky2
VHCR. H. AdeyPickwick as literature? See the chapter ‘Tupman and the strolling actor’c. ram-bo + Jingle; ref. characters Tracy T., Alfred J.
VHCC. Allen BakerDoggerel stuff – a trifling effort reflected in short laughtercram + job (rev.) + in gle(e)
VHCC. O. ButcherA composition following Cowper in outline in which The Task is mirrored? – Nothing so inspiredC, r + job (rev.) in a mingle; ref. poem by William C.
VHCE. ChalkleyStuff a fellow put over in a short sort of song?cram bo jingle, & lit.
VHCP. R. ClemowRight and left jab coming with energy – mix it. Ali is famous for itanag. incl. r, l, e; ref. Mohammad A.’s rhymes
VHCJ. ColebyRhyming stuff, in short clipped style, the reverse of the one beloved of McGonagallcram + jo (rev.) in bingle; ref. William McG.
VHCR. J. HooperAs demonstration: ‘Make gamble, join ramble, and head it with credit.’cr + anag., & lit.
VHCR. JacksPack, black, ring, ting constitute itcram B O jingle, & lit.
VHCW. JacksonPutting Pickwick, say, in trouble? Mr. J can obligeanag.; ref. character Alfred Jingle
VHCJ. R. KirbyAcquire prior tire fire retire hire and inspire? Could be!cram + job (rev.) + ingle, & lit.; tire5
VHCM. D. LawsBlimey, without its ending, jargon will be obscure, after Cockney’s initial rhyming!C + anag. less y
VHCD. F. ManleyImbecile jargon in a fit might constitute this: i.e. ——comp. anag. & lit.; fit3
VHCJ. D. MooreE.g., ‘pack/black/ring/ting.’cram B O jingle, & lit.
VHCR. S. MorseConjugation of ‘lie’, ‘guy’, ‘consonantal I’, and ‘where Jock’ll fry’?cram bo J ingle, & lit.
VHCA. J. K. MoultNew deal for L.B.J., G-men or C.I.A. It’s rhyming!anag.
VHCF. R. PalmerGet full employment back – individual with no opening is prescription for ‘trouble and strife’cram + job (rev.) + (s)ingle; example of rhyming slang
VHCM. L. PerkinsPress man with thin correspondence – getting better with letter, perhaps?cram bo jingle; thin = tinkling
VHCA. J. RedstoneI’ve flat feet and get con man to clinkcram bo jingle; cram, con = study
VHCR. C. ReevesBoring ol’ C. James composes this? Not so!anag. less so, & lit.; ref. Clive J., Observer columnist
VHCRear Adm W. T. C. RidleyWith small French coin, rough gambler join – voilà, c’est ça (deux fois!)c + anag., & lit.
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsVersed work … stuff fire should consume?job (rev.) in cram ingle, & lit.; versed = reversed
VHCR. J. WhaleFor poets this may be essential in competing for Lear’s jobcomp. anag. & lit.; Edward L.
VHCD. C. WilliamsonOverture of Lehar’s in C major being travestied – it’s often heard in singsongL in anag.

HCs in competition 238 awarded to:

M. AdamsF. D. GardinerA. D. LeggeD. R. Robinson
A. G. BogieH. J. GodwinC. LovingW. Rodgers
C. S. BradshawS. GoldieR. A. MainN. E. Sharp
E. J. BurgeG. B. GreerL. K. MaltbyM. D. Speigel
P. CargillM. R. GriffithT. A. MartinF. B. Stubbs
P. A. CashA. H. HarkerH. W. MassinghamJ. G. Stubbs
M. CoatesJ. M. HoughtonL. MayD. H. Tompsett
R. M. S. CorkR. H. F. IshamDr E. J. MillerM. A. Vernon
Mrs M. P. CraineP. J. IzodA. MylwardM. H. E. Watson
P. DrummondA. B. JonesD. S. NagleMrs M. P. Webber
A. G. FlemingA. H. JonesR. J. PalmerDr R. L. Wynne
J. D. FosterG. JonesC. Quin 
B. FrancoA. LawrieC. P. Rea 
E. A. FreeC. W. LaxtonH. L. Rhodes