Azed Competition No. 362  Azed Slip  |  ◀  358  |  366  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
362 Mar 1979SEA-SOLDIER normal28


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstF. P. N. LakeDo liars see fool in me?anag. & lit.; “Tell it to the marines”
SecondC. Allen BakerI’m jolly well disciplined: I do what’s said – or elseanag.
ThirdC. J. MorseI’m jolly worn out, society slacker admitsold in S easier
VHCMrs A. R. BradfordI’ll be needed in the main to combine two unitsI in sea solder, & lit.
VHCM. CoatesBlue, an alternative to red and white (for workers), is jollysea soldier; ref. types of ant
VHCMrs D. Colley’E’s a giddy harumfrodite, an’ ’e’s giddy Rose’s idealanag.; ref. Kipling, ‘Seven Seas’: “soldier an’ sailor too”
VHCA. J. CrowIs Lear (Ed.) so funny? Jolly!anag.
VHCJ. H. DingwallIdeal to be lost to sight amid rambler roses? ’Twould be jolly!anag.
VHCJ. D. FosterJolly boating? Water’s spiffing – head off from the jettysea’s old + (p)ier; old = wonderful
VHCB. FrancoDoes ’e sail when mobilised? Right!anag. + r, & lit.
VHCS. GoldieMer-man? See this one slide ashore with craft, not with fish’s tailsea soldier, anag. less h, & lit.
VHCI. F. HainesMarine water gets rankersea + soldier
VHCMrs R. HerbertSea-lord! Is ’e drunk? No, just jollyanag.
VHCD. J. MacleodFighting tar and water amidships with red oil everywhere!ea in SS + anag.
VHCH. W. MassinghamOils mixed with reseda – what Old Masters called green?anag.; shipmasters; green = inexperienced etc.
VHCM. MetcalfSailor? See him with foot on land in the warsanag. of sailor see d, & lit.
VHCN. O’NeillEros, ladies? Giddy harumfrodite!anag.; ref. Kipling, ‘Seven Seas’
VHCF. R. PalmerWho’s easier fooled, tricked, taken in? You can tell his lot anythingsold in anag.; “Tell it to the marines”
VHCR. J. PalmerWho could be easier to have made to believe something, being taken in?sold in anag., & lit.; “Tell it to the marines”
VHCR. F. PardoePseudo sailor, see, with the heart of a swaddyanag. incl. d, & lit.
VHCL. PatonOne of old Prince of Denmark’s swell fantastic Lords, that issea + anag. incl. i.e.; P. of D.’s regiment early equivalent of R.M.
VHCW. H. PegramWhat makes one jolly? Light ale does sir!anag.
VHCW. RodgersSir, ale does make one jolly, if properly brewedanag.
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsI’m jolly well tricked – i.e. taken in by catch. (A swell red herring.)sold i.e. in sear
VHCA. J. SpencerBoth Tommy and Jack as orderlies lacking heart for promotionanag. less o
VHCMrs W. M. SunneyReputedly credulous serviceman sailors deem no end lubberlyanag. less m; “Tell it to the marines”
VHCD. H. TompsettWhose indication might be the blue ensign?sea soldier, & lit.
VHCMrs J. W. WelfordDo sails ever unsettle him around start of voyage?anag. less v, & lit.

HCs in competition 362 awarded to:

Rev R. BamfordC. R. GumbrellJ. P. LesterT. E. Sanders
Rev C. M. BrounP. F. HendersonP. MachinW. J. M. Scotland
J. M. BrownS. HolgateW. F. MainMrs E. J. Shields
E. J. BurgeR. J. HooperC. G. MillinMrs B. Simmonds
R. S. CaffynE. M. HornbyT. J. MooreyE. W. Steel
Mrs M. J. CansfieldJ. G. HullH. B. MortonF. B. Stubbs
E. ChalkleyM. HumpageF. E. NewloveL. E. Thomas
Mrs M. P. CraineB. K. KellyP. NicolsonR. Vanlangen
R. V. DeardenP. M. KellyB. A. PikeN. W. Ward
A. L. DennisN. KemmerM. PostlethwaiteA. J. Wardrop
D. M. DuckworthM. KissenK. ReedDr R. L. Wynne
R. P. C. FormanDr D. R. LaneyA. Renwick 
I. GilmoreM. D. LawsRear Adm W. T. C. Ridley 
A. GoldsA. D. LeggeL. G. D. Sanders