Azed Competition No. 670  Azed Slip  |  ◀  666  |  675  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
670 Mar 1985TURNIP-FLEA normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. D. MooreMight it make rape nit-ful?anag. & lit.
ThirdMrs M. P. CraineThe little pest to inhibit growth in different kinds of greensnip in turf, lea
ThirdG. JohnstoneSkipping runt I leap to ingest tip of cabbage-leaff in anag., & lit.; runt = cabbage stem
VHCK. AaronovichWhat’s left rape unfit, ruinedanag. incl. l, & lit.
VHCC. Allen BakerMy routine is to leap and bite a leaf raggedrut (rev.) + nip + anag., & lit.
VHCD. W. ArthurVerminous creature involved in something akin to rape following orgy of aleturnip f + anag.
VHCF. D. H. AtkinsonGood jumper excited by flourishing crop could make punter failanag.
VHCMrs K. BissettOne eating at Savoy may give leap if this one doesi.e. turn ‘ip flea’ to ‘leap if’; S. cabbage and hotel
VHCJ. D. D. BlaikieA little blighter, in excitement jumping, gobbles head of plantletsp in elf in rut (rev.), & lit.
VHCE. J. BurgePart with fuel in bursts? Hopper in plant could doanag.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherFault in rep’s cast – Savoy’s undoing?anag.; S. cabbage and theatre
VHCS. GoldieRotation’s over whether, with last of crop in, fallow follows … I go for swede or cabbageturn + p in if + lea
VHCP. F. HendersonTrue, F-plan works – if one tucks in. I could murder some cabbage, for instanceI in anag.; ref. diet
VHCH. S. MasonI adore leaf cooked under timerturnip + anag.; t. = type of watch
VHCJ. P. MernaghUse neat purl if knitting jumper in all sorts of greensanag.
VHCDr E. J. MillerBut compliance makes a little horror sanctimonious: ‘I adore cabbage!’i.e. turn ‘ip flea’ to ‘a elf pi’
VHCT. J. MooreyI often feel like a cabbage early on, waking up a trifle about noonn in anag.
VHCR. J. PalmerWhat gets lust to leap and bite part of cabbage (starting with bottom bit)rut (rev.) + nip + leaf with f to start, & lit.
VHCA. J. RedstoneThis, alas, if rampant, causes a plant’s failurecomp. anag. & lit.
VHCD. M. StanfordRenault if power required, otherwise Beetleanag. incl. P
VHCR. C. Teuton——s? Plant rife with us could be spoiltcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCMrs J. E. TownsendDevastating jumper – fashion feat in purlanag.

HCs in competition 670 awarded to:

R. L. BakerP. DrummondA. LoganD. Price Jones
M. BarleyD. M. DuckworthRev W. P. ManahanT. E. Sanders
F. BastianD. EdgarD. F. ManleyW. J. M. Scotland
Mrs P. BaxC. E. Faulkner-KingA. E. MannA. D. Scott
E. A. BeaulahH. FreemanH. W. MassinghamP. J. Simpson
Dr J. BurscoughM. GoodyearL. MayE. W. Steel
E. J. BushellJ. F. GrimshawG. McStravickF. B. Stubbs
C. J. & M. P. ButlerM. HodgkinC. G. MillinP. Thacker
C. A. ClarkeS. HolgateC. J. MorseA. J. Wardrop
M. CoatesR. J. HooperD. S. NagleD. O. Williams
Mrs D. M. ColleyMrs D. B. JenkinsonF. E. NewloveM. G. Wilson
F. H. CrippsF. P. N. LakeS. L. PatonS. E. Woods
A. E. CrowJ. H. C. LeachW. H. Pegram 
R. A. DehnJ. P. LesterMrs A. G. Phillips 
N. C. DexterMs M. LinnellB. A. Pike