Azed Competition No. 27  Azed Slip  |  ◀  23  |  31  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
27 Sep 1972VINEGAR normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. P. H. HirstGiven unconventionally for Jack’s headanag. for t in tar, & lit; ref. Jack & Jill
SecondDr R. J. PalmerRudely given before a saviour’s endanag. + a r, & lit.; ref. Matt. 27:48
ThirdA. D. LeggeWhat is used to make tart is given free with a recipeanag. + a r; tart adj.
VHCC. Allen BakerAbout midday I’ve chips and fish – I’m stuck on itn in anag. + gar; chip vb., n = noon
VHCJ. W. BatesDrink given up to a Kinganag. + a R; ref. Matt. 27:48; up = amiss
VHCMrs A. BoyesFinal addition to the contents of the Final Edition?cryptic def.; fish and chips
VHCD. L. L. ClarkeWhat the prince undertook to drink having jostled in grave?anag.; ref. Hamlet 5:1:299-300
VHCP. M. CoombsA poor vintage and there’ll be no end of it to takeanag. less t + r, & lit.
VHCR. M. S. CorkGetting into crazy gear after five; for some that’s dressing for dinnerV + in + anag.
VHCCdr H. H. L. DicksonGarvin English perhapsanag. incl. E, & lit; ref. J. L. G., editor of the Observer
VHCJ. A. FinckenPickle jar’s lid comes off with shaking givenanag. incl. (j)ar
VHCA. L. FreemanWherein a garvie may be pickled around the NorthN in anag., & lit.
VHCG. JohnstoneSouse veg. in a recipeanag. + a r, & lit.; souse = make drunk
VHCA. H. JonesA little vodka and mixed gin are just the stuff for getting pickledv + anag.
VHCSir S. KayeBeing against trendy preposterous fashion, I dress austerelyv in + rage (rev.); austere = sour
VHCMrs B. LewisI go in for sharp dressing, see – trendy, gear, fantasticv in + anag.; gear adj.
VHCC. G. MillinIt’s given a shaking before start of repastanag. + r, & lit.
VHCC. J. MorseSeason starts with a bit of violence, then anger explodesvi + anag.
VHCM. L. PerkinsGather harvest in fertile plain before beginning of rainy seasonin in vega + r; in vt
VHCH. L. RhodesI might come out of the bottle, given a right shakinganag. incl. r
VHCA. H. SevilleGive new life to a given recipe?anag. + r, & lit.; vinegar vb.
VHCL. J. WaymanNo good leaving engraving to get processed in this acidanag. less ng

HCs in competition 27 awarded to:

F. D. H. AtkinsonMrs M. P. CraineJ. R. KirbyS. L. Paton
Rev C. M. BrounA. L. DennisA. LawrieMiss M. J. Patrick
J. M. BrownN. C. DexterJ. H. C. LeachR. G. Rae
E. W. BurtonJ. FrydeL. F. LeasonJ. Revill
C. O. ButcherN. C. GoddardD. F. ManleyS. V. Riordan
D. A. H. ByattS. GoldieL. MayD. S. Robertson
R. S. CaffynMrs R. HarveyL. W. G. OxleyT. E. Sanders
A. H. P. CardewE. G. IllingworthF. R. PalmerJ. F. N. Wedge
J. H. ClearyL. W. JenkinsonJ. W. Parr