Azed Competition No. 840  Azed Slip  |  ◀  835  |  844  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
840 Jun 1988SONDE normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstH. J. BradburyRed nosed? This may indicate high winds – or low bars!anag.; red2 vb., bar1,2
SecondC. J. BroughamWhat signals us under the weather the earliest signs of depression?’s on de, & lit.; on = tipsy
ThirdC. J. FeetenbyLeaders in summit on nuclear disarmament evidently met man’s high hope for better understandingfirst letters
VHCD. G. BousfieldEdison, but not I, might have invented this contrivanceanag. less I
VHCE. J. BurgeThis provides material for what can be done crudely with a bit of seaweedanag. incl. s, & lit.
VHCMrs D. M. ColleyE.g. Noah’s dove? Better have go with this!comp. anag. & lit.
VHCS. C. FordIt affects what’s done after last item of newss + anag., & lit.; i.e. TV weather forecast
VHCR. R. GreenfieldSnowed unseasonably, washing out start of Wimbledon – I might have foreseen itanag. less W
VHCP. F. HendersonA variety of weather conditions may register reaction with thiscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. J. HooperEminent interpreter of Blue Skies and Stormy Weather? Song-writer wants himSond(h)e(im)
VHCF. P. N. LakeWeather reporter doesn’t fancy doing without it!anag. less ’t
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperDoesn’t it sometimes cast storming?anag. less ’t, & lit.
VHCC. J. MorseDevice that might have saved Icarus weighs on Dedalus’s hearthidden
VHCT. W. MortimerMovements of air on e.g. Andes’d produce a reading with this!comp. anag. & lit.
VHCF. E. NewloveWeather-prophet sees Wimbledon’s first half washed out, rest redrawnanag. of (Wimbl)edon’s
VHCF. R. PalmerMeteorologist’s guide to damage done by onset of storms + anag.
VHCP. J. PetersNortherly produced red nose, extremities dropping off. I could have predicted that!(r)ed nos(e) (rev.)
VHCT. E. SandersIt signals about measurement of temperature in the limits of spaceon d in s, e, & lit.; d = degree
VHCW. J. M. ScotlandThis, with air to ground radio, notes stormscomp. anag. & lit.; cf. radiosonde
VHCD. H. TompsettStratocruiser’s heading is set with bit of data captured by oneS + d in one, & lit.
VHCMrs J. WaldrenWeather balloon or rocket maybe – doesn’t it muddle a little bird taking off?anag. less tit
VHCA. J. WardropFish perhaps benefits from this: being lightly done on top of stoves + anag.; ref. Michael F., weatherman
VHCA. C. WilsonIonosphere devices could provide service with this – I hopecomp. anag. & lit.
VHCW. WoodruffAids met at high level as part of discussions on detentehidden

HCs in competition 840 awarded to:

S. ArmstrongJ. GillJ. F. McKeeD. R. Robinson
M. BarleyS. GoldieJ. R. C. MichieH. R. Sanders
Mrs F. A. BlanchardB. GreerC. G. MillinL. G. D. Sanders
Rev Canon C. M. BrounP. W. GrimseyJ. J. MooreA. D. Scott
W. G. BurnsideD. V. HarryT. J. MooreyA. J. Shields
D. A. CampbellR. JacksF. MossW. K. M. Slimmings
Mrs M. J. CansfieldM. S. Taylor & N. C. JohnsJ. J. MurthaF. B. Stubbs
C. A. ClarkeA. LawrieD. S. NagleJ. B. Sweeting
M. CoatesJ. C. LeylandR. F. NaishJ. Treleaven
A. G. CorriganC. J. LoweD. F. PalingD. A. T. Wallace
N. C. DexterR. K. LumsdonR. G. PentneyP. H. Watkin
C. M. EdmundsL. K. MaltbyR. PrebbleMrs M. P. Webber
R. A. EnglandD. F. ManleyD. Price JonesR. A. Wells
P. D. GaffeyH. S. MasonA. G. Ray 
F. D. GardinerH. W. MassinghamE. R. Riddle