Azed Competition No. 327  Azed Slip  |  ◀  323  |  332  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
327 Jul 1978HEMLOCK normal27


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstE. M. HolroydNo sensation above knee now – what has tumbler in it?hem lock, & lit.
SecondA. J. WardropThis in water is disastrous near the milk-cowcomp. anag. & lit.; water h.
ThirdT. E. SandersIt’s bound to put a stop to movement in a number of senseshem lock; numb-er; bound = boundary
VHCR. H. AdeyIt can make you choke, imbibing a very small doseml in anag., & lit.
VHCE. S. AinleyMarge with jam on: a deadly diethem + lock; marge = margin
VHCC. Allen BakerMakes a man become stiff, a measure having been swallowedm in he lock, & lit.; m = em
VHCD. R. AppletonChoke badly swallowing a little liquid – this one?ml in anag., & lit.
VHCP. R. BestWould Keats’ Melancholy be as neatly composed without this irregular numbercomp. anag.; numb-er
VHCA. J. BulmanTough guy slipping one Judo hold could give you lethal niphe-m(an) + lock
VHCMiss L. C. EveleighFringe toupee found in carroty familyhem lock; umbellifers
VHCDr I. S. FletcherIs it the end of one with small drop in pope ml in hock3, & lit.
VHCI. F. HainesIt can bring about the end of life, with just a drop taken in winee ml in hock, & lit.
VHCG. HobbsSuicide’s end – with small dose put in winee ml in hock, & lit.
VHCS. HolgateA knockout drop after clear throat holdhem2 + lock
VHCMrs M. HumpageH. M. Cole, (King), merry, has potentially last drinkanag. incl. K
VHCR. E. KimmonsReinforcement for chastity belt? It’s a killer!i.e. hem lock
VHCD. MartinThis might be OK for border security but is disastrous for internal affairsi.e. hem lock
VHCD. P. M. MichaelBane of Socrates’ life – having to shut up, after he married?he m + lock; ref. Xanthippe
VHCC. G. MillinWitches’ potion makes you choke horribly, swallowing a small quantityml in anag.
VHCR. A. MostynThe beginning of the end – small quantity in drink!e ml in hock, & lit.
VHCMrs E. M. PhairLethal drink this Rhine wine – left me churned up insideanag. incl. L in hock
VHCRear Adm W. T. C. RidleyHalve lemons and squeeze into pop – a breath-taking drink!anag. of lem(ons) in hock3
VHCW. RodgersBorder engagement results in fatal shothem lock; shot = drink
VHCH. R. SandersBehead them! – Leaders of law and order campaign knock humane means of execution(t)hem + initial letters
VHCD. P. ShenkinAttic had this terrible draught – get mechanics to close door behind themhem3 + lock; ref. Socrates
VHCBrig R. F. E. StoneyA spruce, virile chap wanting one to embrace closelyhe-m(an) + lock
VHCR. J. WhaleIt’ll make you choke terribly after swallowing a small measureml in anag., & lit.

HCs in competition 327 awarded to:

C. AdieA. L. DennisA. H. JonesG. S. Prentice
D. A. ArnottC. M. DraperG. JonesJ. T. Price
Dr J. M. BennettD. M. DuckworthF. P. N. LakeN. Roles
Mrs K. BissettB. FrancoA. LawrieW. J. M. Scotland
A. G. BogieN. C. GoddardM. D. LawsMrs E. J. Shields
Mrs A. R. BradfordS. GoldieMrs M. LazaridesW. K. M. Slimmings
J. M. BrownJ. J. GoulstoneJ. P. LesterM. D. Speigel
M. A. CooperB. GreerC. LovingA. A. Vinson
Mrs M. P. CraineDr J. F. GrimshawD. F. ManleyMrs M. P. Webber
R. G. CroslandDr R. A. HardmanH. S. MasonT. Wightman
A. J. CrowA. H. HarkerC. J. MorseC. E. Williams
G. CuthbertP. F. HendersonF. R. PalmerDr R. L. Wynne
J. V. S. A. DaviesE. M. HornbyR. J. Palmer