Azed Competition No. 556  Azed Slip  |  ◀  552  |  558  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
556 Dec 1982SWEAL Misprints26


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstB. C. JamesSings ‘Pop goes the weasel’ without repeatsinge; anag. less one e
SecondC. J. FeetenbyTurn off endless bad language on channel’s latest offeringburn; swea(r) + l
ThirdR. J. HooperSince becoming free, Walesa appears less activesinge; anag. less a; ref. Lech W.
VHCR. AbreyRoast in the skin and burn goosegorse; 2 mngs.
VHCC. Allen BakerScotch tape secures wrapping without snappingscorch; w(rapping) in seal
VHCM. J. BalfourSun-stroke’s effect is to prickletrickle; s-weal; trickle = gutter
VHCMrs A. BoyesHear Walesa’s free, but not activesear; anag. less a; ref. Lech W.
VHCC. A. ClarkeToast and buttergutter; 2 mngs.
VHCF. D. GardinerWelsh Sunday’s over! Start to enjoy one long binge!singe; W S (rev.) + e + a + l
VHCA. GouldScotch from Wales? – that’s Irish!scorch; anag.; Irish (offensive) = ludicrous
VHCF. P. N. LakeBroadcasting ends as we all turn offburn; (a)s we al(l)
VHCL. K. MaltbyThere’s little left after ocean pounds west coastroast; W in sea + l
VHCL. MayHaste has reduced soundnesswaste; ’s weal
VHCC. J. MorseEnough of Misprints we all muttergutter; hidden
VHCR. F. NaishSean from Wales? There must be some confusionsear; anag.
VHCF. E. NewloveTo get rid of Foot as Labour’s leader we must regroupsoot; anag. incl. L; ref. Michael F.
VHCD. Price JonesScotch from Wales? That’s rumscorch; anag.
VHCA. J. RedstoneScotch pinescorch; 2 mngs.; pine2 = waste away
VHCW. J. M. ScotlandBriefly, is weak misprint, perhaps, not quite to taste?waste; ’s w eal(e)
VHCA. D. ScottWomen in the main? Clare’s second only to Chaychar; w in sea + l; ref. C. Francis, C. Blyth
VHCMs C. ShawWhen moved, Wales singssinge; anag.
VHCF. B. StubbsNutter streaks tail firstgutter; weals with s to start
VHCM. A. VernonWhen stirred, Wales singssinge; anag.
VHCA. P. VincentPartial umpires? We always winge!singe; hidden
VHCR. J. WhaleA feature of Christmas, we all binge!singe; hidden
VHCL. C. WrightSunday opening – Welsh anticipating flowing ale for bingesinge; S + W + anag.

HCs in competition 556 awarded to:

F. D. H. AtkinsonB. FrancoC. LovingL. G. D. Sanders
R. C. BellO. H. FrazerM. A. Macdonald-CooperM. D. Sanderson
H. J. BradburyJ. GillRev W. P. ManahanD. P. Shenkin
Mrs A. R. BradfordN. C. GoddardD. F. ManleyW. K. M. Slimmings
Rev C. M. BrounJ. J. GoulstoneJ. B. MarshallB. D. Smith
R. S. CaffynJ. E. GreenJ. McGheeD. M. Stanford
P. R. ClemowJ. F. GrimshawD. P. M. MichaelJ. G. Stubbs
Mrs M. P. CraineB. HarveyC. G. MillinJ. B. Sweeting
A. E. CrowP. F. HendersonT. J. MooreyMiss O. Taylor
G. CuthbertF. G. IllingworthS. J. O’BoyleD. Tompsett
P. W. DavenportJ. R. H. JonesF. R. PalmerI. Torbe
N. C. DexterA. LawrieR. J. PalmerJ. F. N. Wedge
P. DrummondM. D. LawsS. L. PatonMrs M. R. Wishart
O. M. EllisJ. H. C. LeachMrs D. M. C. PrichardDr E. Young
Rev S. W. FloydG. LevershaN. J. Reed