Azed Competition No. 534  Azed Slip  |  ◀  530  |  538  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
534 Jul 1982DODGEM normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstH. J. BradburyUnion perhaps should have poll before it calls for strike action from driversdod gem; union = pearl
SecondB. FrancoAfter exciting rides on this, some doddering may ensuecomp. anag. & lit.
ThirdL. MayA fair treat, with first fare a penny, years agodo d + gem (= something admirable), & lit.
VHCR. S. CaffynGo with me, determined first and last to bumpanag. incl. d, d, & lit.
VHCC. A. ClarkeMargaret being returned after poll might have to make a U-turn to avoid impending crashdod + Meg (rev.); ref. M. Thatcher
VHCMrs M. P. CraineAggressively odd type drives for funanag. + gem
VHCJ. V. S. A. DaviesIn violent demo thank God for buffet-proof carDG in anag.
VHCN. C. DexterIt’s extraordinarily odd me going round without bang in the rearg in anag. + me (rev.), & lit.
VHCJ. F. GrimshawWild West city approaching noon? Don’t hang about here or you’ll be hitDodge m; ref. ‘High Noon’
VHCG. B. HigginsDistraction near roundabout leads to dozens of drivers getting enamel markedfirst letters
VHCMrs D. B. JenkinsonBumper crop brilliant!dod gem
VHCJ. H. C. LeachA bumper crop’s something greatly to be admireddod gem; ’s = has
VHCJ. G. LevackTail to tail, head to head colliding – Goodbye Decorumlast letters & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyThere’s celebration with David’s first stone – one taking fair knock is bumped offdo + D + gem; ref D. and Goliath
VHCJ. D. MooreWhere striking drivers must watch out – if poll in country gets Maggie returneddod + Meg (rev.)
VHCC. J. MorseEarly poll to get Maggie back? That promises a bumpy ridedod + Meg (rev.)
VHCF. R. PalmerBumper, a fair device? Something skilfully designed to go after head?dod + gem; head = cut the top off
VHCR. J. PalmerTransport charging fair fares – former cut upset Maggiedod + Meg (rev.)
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsGeorge and Margaret’s return a bumper attraction? It draws fair crowdsDod + Meg (rev.); Dod = dim. of George; ref. play
VHCD. M. StanfordBumper crop’s brilliantdod gem
VHCL. M. SturgesKen’s short with Margaret over fair machinery for negotiating strikesDod(d) + Meg (rev.); ref. K. Livingstone
VHCI. TorbeOdd misprinted old boys’ magazine; there’s opposition to its free circulationanag. + Gem (early boys’ comic paper)

HCs in competition 534 awarded to:

R. H. AdeyMrs W. FearonC. W. LaxtonB. A. Pike
Rev R. E. AllsoppDr I. S. FletcherJ. F. LeveyG. S. Prentice
F. BastianA. L. FreemanL. K. MaltbyC. P. Rea
Mrs F. A. BlanchardN. C. GoddardS. M. MansellA. J. Redstone
Rev C. M. BrounD. GoddenH. W. MassinghamD. R. Robinson
J. M. BrownS. GoldieR. P. McGrathB. Roe
E. J. BurgeP. F. HendersonJ. P. MernaghB. Stuart
P. CargillV. G. HendersonJ. J. MurthaJ. G. Stubbs
G. H. ClarkeJ. P. H. HirstD. S. NagleD. H. Tompsett
A. J. CrowS. HolgateF. E. NewloveMrs M. P. Webber
R. DeanJ. G. HullS. E. NodderJ. F. N. Wedge
A. L. DennisA. H. JonesG. B. PatrickD. B. Wedmore
P. S. ElliottA. LawrieG. PerryE. G. Wren