Azed Competition No. 336  Azed Slip  |  ◀  332  |  340  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
336 Sep 1978ELF-ARROW / CUTHBERT Right and Left22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. F. ManleyOne who has got out of fighting splashes the Brut about – supposed means of enchanting women for real thrillsanag. incl. c.; anag. incl. w.; ref. Henry Cooper after-shave ad.
SecondF. R. PalmerWhat M.P. may look for – arrangements to cut the bank rate (a relic of the gnomes) – it could be far loweranag. incl. br; anag.; M.P. = military police
ThirdK. ReedMine’s a kind of duck I don’t serve rare. Wolf freely! – shooting it was magic2 mngs.; anag.
VHCC. Allen BakerMuch noise on the railway being high, here’s a tip for the passenger: give the corridor a wide berthel1 + far + row; cut + anag., wide = erroneous
VHCE. J. BurgeIt’s time butcher, getting order wrong, a slacker, was shot (as in earlier times) i.e. for real, fellow’s end being arranged!anag. incl. t; anag. incl. w
VHCA. ClarkeNo fighter he – queer butch, Queen, primarily transvestite fairy – no matter which, according to provincial relic of earlier conflictanag. + ER + t; elf arrow2; see ary
VHCF. D. GardinerFowler gets mad about a king producing ancient weapon to butcher wild duck left for duckera R in anag.; anag. less 0
VHCDr J. F. GrimshawDraft dodger stayed away from assigned place (hospital up at the front line) after the Spanish once advanced old missilecut + berth with H to start; el far + row
VHCE. M. HolroydOne that does not work could be chert but trouble after erratic flare indicates flintanag.; anag. + row
VHCE. M. HornbyTrebuchet lacking energy damaged one who dodged projectile tossed far loweranag. less e; anag.
VHCN. N. InglisI dodge the round tip of bronze in short missile head, very much on line on the wingb in the in curt; el1 + far + row
VHCR. E. KimmonsThe wing, to produce a shot – one that might do just enough – put over the crossel2 farrow; 2 mngs.; put over the cross, i.e. preached
VHCR. J. LawrenceClicker cut round the brown untidy pile of old half-heel litteranag. incl. br. in cut; (he)el, farrow; ref. Wodehouse; ‘Clicking of Cuthbert’; c. = leather-cutter
VHCM. D. LawsThe French brought up a dispute supporting a rise for air men – it was crude, but could hurt someone taking time off work, perhaps; in short, the British needing to flyle (rev.) + RAF (rev.) + row; cut + anag. incl. Br.; ref. air traffic controllers’ dispute
VHCC. G. MillinTip of dart gives physical condition, says Cockney shirker, absent from place of employment with bottom uppermosti.e. Cockney pron. of ‘health harrow’; cut + berth with h to start
VHCC. J. MorseOld flint, symbol of long distant strife, shaped to cut and butcher early saintel far row; anag. + t(o); el = l = long
VHCR. J. PalmerA reluctant soldier wounded by old weapon – one long discarded – it could have been used in warfare – old, not A.D.cut + h(al)bert; anag. less AD
VHCH. L. RhodesOld weapon is activated for real start of war – but the credit’s rightly for one who plays the old soldieranag. + w; anag. incl. cr.
VHCT. E. SandersPrimitive missile shot from a string far lower in flight but the arc without one could be slackeranag.; anag. less a
VHCJ. B. SweetingFlint’s following in the Spanish main shoot non-combatant island dwellerf in el arrow; 2 mngs.; ref. Treasure Island; arrow = main shoot
VHCJ. WaltonFairy shot rare wolf in struggle right after the cub mangled saintanag.; anag. + rt
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeMilksop in short, born in the arm of old fairy, one in a quiverb. in the in curt; elf arrow

HCs in competition 336 awarded to:

D. W. ArthurF. E. DixonJ. G. HullW. H. Pegram
R. L. BakerH. F. DixonMiss E. H. C. JenkinsM. L. Perkins
E. A. BeaulahP. DrummondK. W. JohnsonRear Adm W. T. C. Ridley
Mrs K. BissettH. W. EvansA. H. JonesD. R. Robinson
Mrs A. R. BradfordA. G. FlemingJ. R. KirbyW. J. M. Scotland
A. J. BulmanS. P. FlittonA. LawrieA. D. Scott
R. S. CaffynB. H. FordMrs M. LazaridesW. K. M. Slimmings
M. CoatesA. L. FreemanA. D. LeggeMrs I. G. Smith
Mrs M. P. CraineD. A. GingerW. F. MartinBrig R. F. E. Stoney
A. J. CrowS. GoldieL. MayJ. G. Stubbs
R. DeanJ. P. H. HirstD. P. M. MichaelMrs M. P. Webber
J. H. DingwallR. J. HooperH. B. Morton