Azed Competition No. 491  Azed Slip  |  ◀  486  |  495  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
491 Sep 1981SEVENTY-EIGHT normal27


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstM. D. LawsSingle, on the shelf now, having been stood up days before tying the knoteves (rev.) + anag.
SecondJ. P. H. HirstBallesteros minus five near start of the round yet cracked. Some modern players can’t take it!Seve(riano) + anag. in nigh t; ref. golfer
ThirdDr I. S. FletcherA record by Miller, perhaps, holing a great deal with hole in viewvent in eye in sight; Glenn M. and Johnny M., golfer
VHCE. A. BeaulahRace with the finishes of Sebby and Steve in prospect: record liable to be brokenevent + y + e, all in sight; ref. Seb Coe, Steve Ovett
VHCP. R. BestTraditional compass of life boat turns too fast for modern decksseventy eight; life span, rowing boat
VHCE. J. BurgeI require needles (to get in the groove) less often nowadays – they get veins deformedanag.
VHCN. C. DexterYet this – gramophone’s first – wobbles round still!even in anag. incl. g, & lit.
VHCJ. A. GillRecord (LP) collectors may play this, given set they adjustedanag.
VHCB. GreerRecord total produced by working round the clock2 mngs.; i.e. 1 + 2 + … + 12 = 78
VHCG. GregoryThey get vines treated – it should be a very good vintageanag.; ref. 1978 a good year for French wines
VHCP. F. HendersonYes, the vintage playing is due to spinning a ——comp. anag. & lit.
VHCV. G. HendersonHave gay twenties hits? Could be what a —— is playingcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCA. H. JonesOn which we heard ‘—— for Two’? Possibly yes, given the Tanag.; ref. 1920s song ‘Tea for Two’
VHCJ. LawrenceIt plays an old-time dance, perhaps: novel steps at the doublei.e. 39 × 2; ref. Buchan novel ‘The 39 Steps’
VHCC. LovingIt’s not on for Sony – result is limited – blues number perhaps?event in S(on)y + eight, & lit.; ref. University rowers
VHCL. K. MaltbyI used to go round playing about six over par2 mngs.; 72 about average golf-course par
VHCD. F. ManleyRecording of G. Miller? View gripping incident with pair in leg-bye finallyevent ye in sight; ref. Glenn M. and Geoff M., NatWest cricket final
VHCH. W. MassinghamIt has features of flat metal washer, in a sense!even tye in sight, & lit.; holed disc
VHCMiss G. MayI saw Camp David talks set everything to rights? Not right!anag. less r; ref. Middle East peace talks in 1978
VHCJ. J. MooreI’m nearing 80, too old for discos, smooth, yet gnarled in appearanceeven + anag., all in sight
VHCC. J. MorseObserve and you’ll find exactly one trough in it (not this many!)even tye in sight, & lit.; record groove
VHCR. A. MostynWhat revolutions preceded the Forty Five? (Gie thy events in proper order)anag.; ref. 1745 and 45 rpm
VHCW. J. M. ScotlandE.g. this musty release the castaway’s included?vent ye in anag., & lit.; ref. Desert Island Discs
VHCA. D. ScottBallesteros hit gently for a change, losing length – the possible result?Seve + anag. less l, & lit.; ref. golfer, golf score
VHCM. C. SousterWith nothing to lose, he’s eying Ovett strangely. Record not unbreakableanag.; ref. Steve O.
VHCMrs M. P. WebberIn a sense smooth yet oddly groovy old music-makereven + anag., all in sight
VHCD. C. Williamson A ——? Yes, the vintage pressingcomp. anag. & lit.; press = strain

HCs in competition 491 awarded to:

Mrs E. AllenR. S. CaffynJ. GraingeN. E. Sharp
C. Allen BakerMrs M. J. CansfieldJ. F. GrimshawMrs E. J. Shields
Dr J. K. AronsonE. S. ClarkI. A. HerbertD. M. Stanford
D. W. ArthurC. A. ClarkeM. A. Macdonald-CooperB. Stuart
A. J. BissetR. M. S. CorkD. P. M. MichaelJ. G. Stubbs
A. G. BogieMrs M. P. CraineC. G. MillinL. M. Sturges
Mrs A. BoyesP. DrummondJ. J. MurthaM. S. Taylor
C. BoylesB. FrancoT. N. NesbittR. A. Wells
C. BroughamO. H. FrazerM. PostlethwaiteR. J. Whale
Rev C. M. BrounS. GoldieL. G. D. SandersW. Woodruff
C. J. & M. P. ButlerJ. J. GoulstoneT. E. Sanders