Azed Competition No. 891  Azed Slip  |  ◀  887  |  895  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
891 Jun 1989CAT normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. PhillipsIt’s lashed trunks afloatdouble mng.; cat-o’-nine-tails, catamaran
SecondB. FrancoA fellow could become hurt if she got hold of himi.e. cat in she = scathe, & lit.
ThirdJ. F. GrimshawMy eyes light on the central line – about time!ca. t; cat’s eyes; ref. puzzle
VHCD. W. ArthurI’m musical, but no squareCat(S), & lit.
VHCM. BarleySee rat run off – here’s why!c (r)at, & lit.
VHCR. C. BellWhat sailors could expect, caught doing unnatural actc at, anag., & lit.
VHCMrs F. A. BlanchardBring up shelter for attackers – repulsed, they need ithidden rev., 2 defs.
VHCR. V. DeardenDrop upwardly mobile member from cabinet? Spiteful lady!ca(bine)t; ref. M. Thatcher
VHCR. A. EnglandOne that wants room to swing?double mng.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherI may be wild about a spot of tradc. a t, & lit.
VHCR. J. HooperDandy lion?2 mngs.
VHCD. F. ManleyThis companion could give you a snagcat(CH), & lit.
VHCT. J. MooreyPenthouse pet?2 mngs.; ref. adult magazine
VHCC. J. MorseBits of commentary amount to enough obfuscation to make a chap sickfirst letters, hidden, 2 defs.
VHCS. J. O’BoyleI make tracks – I’ve two, four, or six legs4 mngs.
VHCF. R. PalmerE.g. Korky’s comic act in ‘The Dandy’anag., 2 defs.; ref. K. the Cat
VHCD. Price JonesPenthouse pet2 mngs.; ref. adult magazine
VHCA. J. ShieldsPartly domesticated creaturehidden
VHCD. M. StanfordFellow could be caught, Azed wanting three letter finish, theme wanting fourc. A(zed) t(heme); ref. puzzle
VHCK. ThomasWhat might be familiar part of domestic atmospherehidden
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeWhen I’m de-bagged the world knows I’m a sharp dresser!2 mngs.; ‘let the cat out of the bag’
VHCR. J. WhaleIs this Tom I’d feed? Could be if domesticatedcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCM. G. WilsonWhat, leading a chorus, can cause distress?cat(a strophe), & lit.

HCs in competition 891 awarded to:

F. D. H. AtkinsonH. F. DixonA. LawrieA. D. Scott
E. A. BeaulahH. FreemanJ. W. LeonardA. S. Sessor
E. J. BurgeP. D. GaffeyJ. F. P. LeveyM. J. Tomkinson
C. J. & M. P. ButlerF. D. GardinerD. J. MackayMrs J. Waldren
C. A. ClarkeB. GreerH. S. MasonS. Williams
G. H. ClarkeP. F. HendersonR. J. PalmerDr E. Young
K. W. CrawfordV. G. HendersonD. R. Robinson 
E. DawidR. JacksT. Russell 
Dr V. G. I. DeshmukhMrs D. B. JenkinsonW. J. M. Scotland