Azed Competition No. 482  Azed Slip  |  ◀  478  |  486  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
482 Jul 1981BODY-SNATCHER normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. J. MorseStiff collaring: that’s my trade – shows what can be done by starchanag.
SecondMrs A. R. BradfordHadn’t corpse by for dissection? He quietly would arrange that for youanag. less p, & lit.
ThirdJ. P. H. HirstDeath is treated with scorn by a resurrectionistanag.
VHCM. CoatesOne used to collar stiff, freshly done by starchanag.
VHCR. P. C. FormanSupply shady doctor with bones? I do so maybecomp. anag. & lit.; supply adv.
VHCB. FrancoIdentify the felon by empty coffin, sod and earth disturbedanag. incl. c(offi)n
VHCG. GregoryToday’s bench is disturbed by right to publicise perpetrator of grave crimesanag. + r
VHCJ. F. GrimshawDisturb dry bones at church? If he’s clumsy he mightanag. incl. Ch, & lit.
VHCD. V. HarryDry bones at rest round church? Then I’ve been beatenanag. incl. Ch, & lit.
VHCE. M. HornbyAstonishingly Drobny cheats and the hallowed turf is gaping as a result of his crimeanag.; ref. Jaroslav D., Wimbledon
VHCR. JacksPour the C.O.’s brandy – he’ll take a stiff oneanag.
VHCA. LawrieNasty, he’d rob cemetery initially for dismemberinganag. incl. c, & lit.
VHCM. D. LawsI may come to – put affectedly – nab thy dead corseanag. incl. d, & lit.
VHCH. W. MassinghamA person, brand of thief, seen in violated charnels long gonebody + t in anag. less l, & lit.
VHCC. G. MillinI disturb church yard bones, a short time interredt in anag. incl. Ch, & lit.
VHCR. S. MorseRansacked chantry sod and the case of Burke might point to meanag. incl. B, e; ref. Burke and Hare
VHCR. J. PalmerDry bones strewn around at church – evidence of his activities?anag. incl. Ch
VHCA. J. RedstoneOne initiating traffic in church yard bones hugger-mugger?t in anag. incl. Ch
VHCA. R. RitchieDrobny cheats outrageously: his racket earned him money, but every frame he used was unofficialanag.; ref. Jaroslav D., tennis player
VHCF. B. StubbsLoose sod by a trench could point to meanag. & lit.
VHCD. H. TompsettHe soon vacated the shell – form prize by middle of termbody + snatch + (t)er(m); shell = coffin; body vb
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeI ‘released’ people caught in earthy bonds, malevolentlyc in anag.
VHCG. H. WillettBritish don’s treachery – failing the Queen – unfolds: he commits a grave crimeB + anag. less ER; ref. Anthony Blunt
VHCDr E. YoungI did collar stiff: pressed, boned and starchyanag.

HCs in competition 482 awarded to:

C. Allen BakerA. E. CrowF. P. N. LakeC. W. Robins
D. W. ArthurN. C. DexterN. A. LongmoreD. R. Robinson
D. AshcroftC. M. EdmundsD. F. ManleyT. E. Sanders
A. G. BogieR. R. GreenfieldJ. P. MernaghW. J. M. Scotland
R. BootR. S. HaddockD. P. M. MichaelB. D. Smith
Mrs A. BoyesG. S. HalseW. L. MironDr S. G. Subbuswamy
Rev C. M. BrounB. HarveyJ. D. MooreA. A. Vinson
E. J. BurgeP. F. HendersonJ. J. MooreJ. Webster
P. CargillMrs N. JarmanS. J. O’BoyleW. C. Woodruff
C. A. ClarkeR. S. JohnsonN. O’Neill 
G. H. ClarkeG. JohnstoneF. R. Palmer