Azed Competition No. 530  Azed Slip  |  ◀  525  |  534  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
530 Jun 1982PROMETAL normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstF. P. N. LakeI’m from the cast – and probably in for a hot time, having made exit back to front!prom + late (rev.); front = seaside promenade
SecondD. R. RobinsonPossible product of Morpeth, hard cast and completely reducedanag. less h + al(l), & lit.; NE foundry centre; reduce = bring to metallic state
ThirdD. O. WilliamsNo longer containing ore, a poor melter when heatedanag. less ore, & lit.
VHCJ. K. AronsonMelts pig-iron, a ton, stirring. Result may be this material in ingotscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCD. AshcroftStuff the Iron Lady’s made of, shown as PM tore in shreds Mr Haig?anag. + Al; ref. M. Thatcher and Alexander H., US Sec. of State
VHCA. G. BogieProduct of forGe, say?i.e. pro-metal, & lit.; Ge = germanium
VHCP. S. ElliottClub expert paid a pound for a special type of ironpro met a L
VHCF. D. GardinerIron-carbon alloy that’s different from plate – not a bit of flexibilityanag. less f
VHCC. M. GillardTrampoline could be cast in mecomp. anag. & lit.
VHCS. GoldieStuff for the witches’ cauldron? See the Props Mistress about frog’s innards and other thingsro in PM + et al.
VHCD. V. HarryIt’ll take a lot of firing to make disruptive P.L.O. tameranag.
VHCP. F. HendersonThere’s a switch for Palmer to a special iron, brought into play when the heat is onanag.; ref. Arnold P.
VHCV. G. HendersonPalmer to chip with an ironanag.; ref. Arnold P.
VHCJ. P. H. HirstGood casting material, used to make pots from appearing topless – in part of Viola for example(f)rom in petal
VHCM. D. LawsMore running in training needed? A novice found this, when preparing for strong heatanag. in PT + a L; found2
VHCL. K. MaltbyPig product for scratch meal, stuffed with sprig of thymepro + t in anag.; i.e. pig iron
VHCD. F. ManleyExploding Exocet gutted ship finally – moral is to produce heat-resistant materialanag. incl. E, t p; ref. Falklands War, HMS Sheffield, etc.
VHCC. G. MillinTop golfer, me? A beginner without tee or iron (unsuitable for club)pro me + T in a L
VHCT. J. MooreyTrampoline could be framed in thiscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCF. R. PalmerIndication of alternative ‘Rejected,’ Mrs T (and others) hold. ‘It won’t work’or (rev.) in PM et al.; ref. Thatcher’s slogan ‘there is no alternative’
VHCG. PerryCast iron trampoline lacking in bouncesanag. less in
VHCA. D. ScottCapital chess player’s after pawn – I offer strong resistanceP + Rome + Tal; ref. Mikhail T.
VHCR. VanlangenMixture in centre of chrome plate?anag. of (ch)rome plat(e), & lit.
VHCMrs M. P. WebberKind of iron plate possibly worn by RomansRom. in anag.
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeI could be in billets, or back in custody of Provost-Marshal (and others)or (rev.) in PM et al.; billet = bar of metal

HCs in competition 530 awarded to:

R. AbreyMiss N. M. EdouardK. M. LongD. P. Shenkin
R. H. AdeyO. M. EllisC. J. LoweW. K. M. Slimmings
C. Allen BakerT. H. FarrRev W. P. ManahanM. C. Souster
D. R. AppletonM. B. FisherS. M. MansellB. Stuart
Mrs G. M. BarkerDr I. S. FletcherL. V. MartinJ. G. Stubbs
Rev C. M. BrounM. J. ForbesD. P. M. MichaelJ. B. Sweeting
A. J. BulmanMiss J. GoreC. J. MorseP. C. Thornton
E. J. BurgeJ. F. GrimshawF. E. NewloveI. Torbe
R. S. CaffynMrs D. HerbertR. J. PalmerD. Vardill
C. A. ClarkeMrs S. HewittR. Parry-MorrisA. A. Vinson
P. R. ClemowJ. HorwoodS. L. PatonMrs J. Waldren
K. DavidA. H. JonesW. H. PegramR. Weatherburn
J. V. S. A. DaviesC. I. JonesC. P. ReaW. E. White
T. DaviesMrs M. KayeH. R. SandersM. G. Wilson
N. C. DexterJ. H. C. LeachT. E. SandersE. G. Wren
H. F. DixonJ. D. LockettMrs P. A. Sax