Azed Competition No. 805  Azed Slip  |  ◀  801  |  809  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
805 Oct 1987LITOTES normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstW. JacksonResisting gush in dyke stands one small boyI tot in les
SecondF. P. N. LakeSo title not good?anag. & lit.
ThirdP. Drummond‘Only a little one’ as cover for whoppers – or just the oppositetot in lies
VHCE. J. BurgeTie lost (given thrashing). ‘Not one of our better games’ (representative)anag.
VHCN. C. DexterWith this, what’s large to begin with could become so littlecomp. anag. & lit.
VHCG. & J. FerrisIs no little love lost in battle? That’s an understatementanag. less nil
VHCN. C. GoddardRum islet? – that rings of understatementto in anag.
VHCR. R. GreenfieldSlovenly one with this could be not so elitecomp. anag. & lit.
VHCJ. I. & B. C. JamesConservative statement gives heart to slim organisation for a better society(s)li(m) tote S
VHCM. S. Taylor & N. C. Johns—— is found to include what’s not exactly O.T.T.anag. in lies, & lit.; ‘over the top’
VHCP. W. W. LeachIt makes little of something in deceptive termstot in lies, & lit.
VHCJ. P. LesterNot house-agents’ usual style, ‘Building is to let’anag.
VHCR. D. LyallMunchausen stories, not a whopper amongst them? That’s not his style!tot in lies
VHCD. F. ManleyMeiosis? It lets ovum initially formanag. incl. o
VHCR. S. MorseNew edition of T. S. Eliot? No mean feat, perhaps, for English studentanag.
VHCT. W. MortimerA lad seething? With this it could be said e.g.: he’s not a little upset!comp. anag. & lit.
VHCG. PerryWhat one can make of Aristotle without a second in Greek – not a lot perhaps?anag. less a r
VHCP. PridmoreKids swallowing slug – as an example, that’s not goodtot in lies; kid n.
VHCW. J. M. ScotlandAt boxing this could get Muhammad against tough assignment – no small purse, say?(A)li to tes(t)
VHCDr W. I. D. ScottLittle’s spelt out here – no length – nothing addedanag. less l incl. 0, & lit.
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsIt suggests no great whopper in economics with truthtot in lies, & lit.; ref. Sir W. Armstrong, Spycatcher, etc.
VHCMrs M. P. WebberThis shows a bit in ‘is economical with the truth’tot in lies
VHCR. J. WhaleLittle chap into deception? ‘Not a lot…’ perhapstot in lies; ref. Paul Daniels’ catchphrase
VHCM. G. WilsonShedding pound, so little changed – no great slimmer, one might say!anag. less l

HCs in competition 805 awarded to:

W. ArthurL. K. EdkinsJ. H. C. LeachH. L. Rhodes
M. BarleyC. M. EdmundsM. A. Macdonald-CooperE. R. Riddle
E. A. BeaulahMrs P. EdwardsL. K. MaltbyD. R. Robinson
J. D. D. BlaikieC. J. FeetenbyH. W. MassinghamS. Rose
H. J. BradburyDr I. S. FletcherC. G. MillinT. E. Sanders
C. J. BroughamH. FreemanW. L. MironA. J. Shields
C. J. & M. P. ButlerS. GoldieDr R. G. MonkD. M. Stanford
C. A. ClarkeJ. F. GrimshawT. J. MooreyF. B. Stubbs
A. J. ClowI. F. & L. M. HainesH. B. MortonJ. B. Sweeting
B. CozensP. HendersonD. S. NagleR. C. Teuton
A. E. CrowG. B. HigginsR. F. NaishM. A. Trollope
Dr V. G. I. DeshmukhS. HolgateF. E. NewloveV. C. D. Vowles
J. H. DingwallG. JohnstoneF. R. PalmerW. Woodruff
H. F. DixonA. H. JonesR. M. Penrose 
M. EarleR. E. KimmonsD. Price Jones