Azed Competition No. 314  Azed Slip  |  ◀  310  |  319  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
314 Apr 1978MERIL Spoonerisms25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. A. MostynMaud Barker married Eric, Conservative turned Liberalboard marker; m + l for c in Eric
SecondR. J. PalmerPlan made on board for Morris, etc., marks beginnings of Michael Edwardes’ reign in Leylandman played; first letters; ref. carmaker
ThirdD. C. WilliamsonAwkward letters bind me up, and tricky limericks make me sickbetters lined; comp. anag.
VHCC. O. ButcherSome charmer I like – one of the sort for a bed-gameset for a boardgame; hidden
VHCP. A. CashNone of the wine men take in lime cocktailone of the nine; r in anag.
VHCA. L. DennisChip grooved on mound – club used with violence – end of golf-ball!moved on ground; meri + l
VHCJ. H. DingwallMiller, put out, missing first sign of leaven – one of three risks in dough?disks in row; anag. less l
VHCA. G. FlemingPlanes used to sway with me on board – almost bound to get sick, almostswains … play; mer(e) il(l); mere4
VHCM. A. FormanMaud Barker in village pub swirls round last drop of lager and limeboard marker; anag. incl. r
VHCJ. J. GoulstoneBloomer, ill-adjusted, reveals a chick’s hiphick’s chip; hidden
VHCJ. F. GrimshawMaying plan starts in March extending right into Lentplaying man; first letters
VHCD. V. HarryKing Edward in 1049, a man boozing lord deprives of functionlosing board; ER in MIL; ref. Edward the Confessor, Earl Godwine
VHCE. M. HolroydNone of the wine men would make a milerone of the nine; anag.
VHCG. JohnstoneBarbaric Emir with tip of lash tames galleygame’s tally; anag. + l
VHCM. D. LawsSongster interminably belting first part of it leads to ban on ‘Maud’man on board; i(t) in merl(e)
VHCJ. H. C. Leach‘Take in diseased lime’: rural mayors may use pleaplayers … me; r in anag.
VHCA. C. MorrisonDone in miler gives a starker moanmarker stone; anag.
VHCC. J. Morse‘Geese that pose in triple rows’ – from naughty limerick (end censored)piece that goes; anag. of limer(ick)
VHCD. S. NaglePoor miler might win point-to-point contest with use of light reinright lane; anag.
VHCF. E. NewloveIt’s mumpin’ Doris, an idiot – go away!dump in morris; (go)meril; dump4 = a counter
VHCF. R. PalmerFor countrymen, force of sun’s contribution to summer illssource of fun; hidden
VHCMrs M. P. WebberLarker moved along mine, merrily ignoring railwaymarker … line; merrily less ry
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeBan on Maud in Morris 1000 – danger – no parkingman on board; M + (P)eril
VHCDr R. L. WynneStyle or tone suited to Arcadian contest in Homer (Iliad)tile or stone; hidden
VHCDr E. YoungMay this plan in a competition stick – long!play this man; meri l; ref. Azed comp

HCs in competition 314 awarded to:

Mrs E. AllenA. DysonJ. R. KirbyRear Adm W. T. C. Ridley
C. Allen BakerL. K. EdkinsMrs M. KissenA. Rivlin
M. J. BalfourE. A. FreeA. LawrieT. E. Sanders
M. BarnesA. L. FreemanA. D. LeggeD. Shroff
A. G. BogieG. J. GostlingJ. P. LesterW. K. M. Slimmings
Mrs A. R. BradfordA. H. HarkerMrs J. MahoodM. D. Speigel
J. M. BrownM. J. HickmanL. MayBrig R. F. E. Stoney
E. J. BurgeG. HobbsDr E. J. MillerJ. G. Stubbs
E. ChalkleyR. J. HooperJ. D. MooreM. Thornber
D. P. ChappellE. M. HornbyJ. J. MooreD. H. Tompsett
C. A. ClarkeC. H. HudsonC. OliverA. Turner
Mrs D. ColleyMiss E. H. C. JenkinsM. O’HanlonM. A. Vernon
A. E. CrowK. W. JohnsonJ. P. O’NeillRev C. D. Westbrook
G. CuthbertA. H. JonesH. L. RhodesA. J. Young
P. DrummondN. KemmerM. C. C. Rich 
D. M. DuckworthProf N. KesselE. R. Riddle