Azed Competition No. 618  Azed Slip  |  ◀  615  |  622  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
618 Mar 1984CRETISM normal26


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstG. PerryMister C’s inexactitude?anag. & lit.; ref. Churchill
SecondC. Allen Baker‘It can’t be true!’ (It’s McEnroe, bickering, having lobbed one out)anag. less one (rev.); ref. John M.
ThirdR. J. HooperI may be swallowed by the foolish etc (and RMs?)I in anag., & lit.; ‘tell it to the marines’
VHCM. BarleyEngland’s game lacks heart; how team’s finished off is sorry storyanag. of cr(ick)et m is
VHCE. ChalkleyConservative tries on Monarch’s crown even in Parliament I’m toldC + anag. + M; on = tipsy
VHCM. CoatesMiscreant may have spread this, if swallowedanag. less an2, & lit.
VHCN. C. Dexter‘Terminological inexactitude’ (coined by Mister Churchill initially)anag. incl. C & lit.; ref. Churchill
VHCB. FrancoHeartless clue-adjudicator has listed me 1st! It can’t be true!c, r + anag.; not far off, though – AZ
VHCJ. F. GrimshawStuff! (That’s posture to be taken up where one is ferreted out)cram with site (rev.) for a, & lit.
VHCV. G. HendersonWhat bouncer will say: ‘Settle club stir with me’anag. incl. C; bounce = lie
VHCD. HibbertIdiocy to be rid of Northern Ireland? That’s absolutely untruecreti(NI)sm
VHCMrs N. JarmanTerminological inexactitude of Mister Canag. & lit.; ref. Churchill
VHCF. P. N. LakeOne uttered by miscreant lying outrageously?anag. less an
VHCJ. C. LeylandWhat don’t you see in French UHT mostly? It’s nasty imported inventionanag. in crèm(e)
VHCD. J. MacKayCredit me? It’s misguided!cr + anag., & lit.
VHCRev W. P. ManahanThere’s nothing infallible about this version of papist and Roman doctrineRC (rev.) + et + ism; version = turning
VHCS. M. MansellSheer mendacity might make any heed this liecomp. anag.
VHCH. W. MassinghamFree metrics, such as hath no feet!anag.; ‘A lie hath no feet’, adage, ref. Brewer
VHCL. MayMiscreant’s undoing, if brought outanag. less an2, & lit.
VHCC. G. MillinLittle credit should be given to false items in itcr + anag., & lit.
VHCF. R. PalmerCram, heading for championship, times runs devastatinglyc + anag. incl. r; cram = lie; ref. Steve C.
VHCL. G. D. SandersMister C’s playful ‘terminological inexactitude’anag. & lit.; ref. Churchill
VHCT. E. SandersCram – he’s no beginner in athletics but holds exalted placesite (rev.) in Cr(a)m; cram = lie; ref. Steve C.
VHCJ. G. StubbsBounce caught reckless smiterc + anag.; bounce = lie
VHCM. WoolfIt’s a strange miscreant who is innocent of oneanag. less an, & lit.
VHCDr E. YoungWith which my ‘unbalanced’ comes out ‘symmetric’?comp. anag. & lit.

HCs in competition 618 awarded to:

D. W. ArthurH. FreemanC. LovingMrs K. M. Russell
M. J. BalfourM. FreemanR. K. LumsdonW. J. M. Scotland
A. J. BissetN. C. GoddardJ. D. H. MackintoshW. K. M. Slimmings
H. J. BradburyS. GoldieL. K. MaltbyMrs I. G. Smith
C. BroughamD. A. GrasslandD. F. ManleyF. B. Stubbs
Rev C. M. BrounJ. E. GreenDr E. J. MillerD. G. Tallis
E. J. BurgeR. R. GreenfieldW. L. MironK. Thomas
R. S. CaffynR. B. HarlingC. J. MorseL. E. Thomas
P. CargillD. V. HarryR. J. PalmerM. Totterdell
E. A. ClarkeJ. P. H. HirstM. PostlethwaiteV. C. D. Vowles
A. G. CollisE. HornbyD. Price JonesG. H. Willett
Mrs J. M. CritchleyC. H. HudsonMrs D. M. C. PrichardD. O. Williams
C. EdmundsJ. G. HullJ. F. Reay 
A. D. FooteI. IsaksenDr R. C. Ross