Azed Competition No. 844  Azed Slip  |  ◀  840  |  849  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
844 Jul 1988THEOLOGASTER Misprints25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. B. SweetingNo toper he, so large tot is outSoper; anag.; ref. Lord S., popular preacher
SecondC. J. MorseAs to those large cracks, a divide may appear (but not a deep one)divine; anag.
ThirdD. Price Jones‘There’s loads to go wrong without Sod being involved’, reveals dabbler in Sod’s lawGod’s; anag. less sod
VHCR. L. BakerLightweight canoeist lets go the oar in maelstromcanonist; anag.
VHCM. BarleyA deficient SDP set right – the Owenites’ no 1 goal after regroupingSTP; anag. incl. r O; STP = Prof. of Theology
VHCMrs K. BissettCleric who’s quite potty? There’s a lot go like thatpetty; anag.
VHCR. E. BootStricken healer’s got to become a poor purveyor of reliefbelief; anag.
VHCB. W. BrookO, lor. ‘A’ set eight down overlooking one. Solvers need an apology for a pardonparson; anag. less I; ref. puzzle; A = Azed
VHCE. J. Burge‘Lost heart … ego shattered …’ (Hardly material for hope!)pope; anag.
VHCR. R. GreenfieldNot a deep divide? Without a bit of sounding I might be loth to agreedivine; anag. incl. s
VHCP. F. HendersonThree goals to do it? My players need to show more applicationprayers; anag.; do = beat up
VHCG. B. HigginsTo egret, shoal in turbulence means shallow divingdivine; anag.
VHCMrs D. B. JenkinsonOne might teach with faith, hope but little charity: ‘Grottoes heal sick’clarity; anag.
VHCF. P. N. LakeHe hasn’t mastered the canoe, and there’s a log to dodgecanon; anag.
VHCJ. C. LeylandLather stooge in slapstick? Lather soon washes off himLuther; anag.
VHCD. F. ManleyCharacters giving hotel rest a go will reform? One may have superficial understanding of players!prayers; anag.; ref. England test team ‘curfew’
VHCJ. R. C. MichieSample divine cooking of star hotel, Egon, without using namesimple; anag. less n; ref. E. Ronay
VHCT. J. MooreyBust altogether outsize, Parton needing firmer foundation?Parson; anag. incl. OS; Dolly P.
VHCT. W. MortimerSo-called canoeist? After short time he lets oar go, capsizingcanonist; t + anag.
VHCW. J. M. ScotlandSee, throat is rough without the best part of a pint – swallow DD!shallow; log3 in anag.; DD = Double Diamond beer
VHCM. C. SousterAdd together and also, getting muddled, divide: not very scholarly!divine; anag.
VHCF. B. StubbsGround hogs tolerate inept rooter among traditional wormswords; anag.
VHCK. ThomasSubject of Gray poem – time’s ghost o’er lea windingBray; t + anag.; ref. ‘The Vicar of B.’ and G.’s Elegy
VHCM. H. E. WatsonRelax – forget R.I. – let go – to err is ah (swallow) divineshallow; anag. less RI
VHCM. G. WilsonHoly man whose death is questionable, playing hostage role after onset of turmoildepth; t + anag.; ref. Terry Waite

HCs in competition 844 awarded to:

C. J. AndersonC. J. FeetenbyR. K. LumsdonD. R. Robinson
D. AshcroftDr I. S. FletcherMrs J. MahoodM. G. Rupp
J. D. D. BlaikieH. FreemanL. K. MaltbyA. D. Scott
H. J. BradburyD. V. HarryH. W. MassinghamW. K. M. Slimmings
Mrs A. R. BradfordMrs S. HewittL. MayM. J. Tomkinson
C. J. BroughamR. J. HooperC. G. MillinD. Tompsett
S. ButterworthE. M. HornbyC. T. MilnerG. Vinestock
E. ChalkleyG. JohnstoneR. A. MostynJ. F. N. Wedge
C. A. ClarkeR. E. KimmonsJ. J. MurthaM. Whelan
G. P. ConwayA. LawrieD. F. PalingSir David Willcocks
E. DawidJ. P. LesterF. R. PalmerD. Williamson
Mrs P. EdwardsC. LovingA. RivlinW. Woodruff