Azed Competition No. 974  Azed Slip  |  ◀  972  |  978  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
974 Jan 1991AVANT-PROPOS normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstH. B. MortonPreliminary one learned before popping the question – sal volatile!savant proposal less sal
SecondG. H. ClarkeCould consist of five paras on topanag. incl. V, & lit.
ThirdA. LawrieSee one in part Poos played?v. an in anag., & lit.; ref. steps by Jacques Poos towards EC-Iraq talks
VHCC. J. BroughamIt’s before start of volume, or not a PPS, abroada + v + anag., & lit.
VHCP. CargillStory heading a front page with troops mobilisinga van + anag. incl. p
VHCE. ChalkleyThe opening that shows neighbours of Queensland’s capital in a fantastic soap on TV?P, R in anag.
VHCW. ChandlerA TV soprano fiddled with piano part beforehandanag. incl. p
VHCE. DawidPrelude No. 5 in A one played troppo at beginning of suiteV in A an + anag. + s
VHCN. C. DexterPossibly couple of pages or so at the front for introductionvan in anag. incl. pp, & lit.
VHCC. J. FeetenbySoft soap patron’s written about volume?v in anag., & lit.; soft = diffused, etc.
VHCH. FreemanPost-volume para? No, au contraireanag. incl.v, & lit.
VHCB. GreerIt could be five or so pages at a novel’s startanag. incl. V and pp, & lit.
VHCJ. F. Grimshaw‘A volume needs one present in earliest part’… that’s well got over!a v an + pr. in top + so (rev.), & lit.
VHCR. J. HooperThis kind of thing has been dashed off by scholar for Chambers!i.e. (s)avant pro pos, & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyA soprano going out with Pavarotti brings to aria such an upfront presentationcomp. anag.; ref. Joan Sutherland’s farewell concert
VHCH. W. MassinghamTV soap op ran prodigiously from opening scriptanag.
VHCT. J. MooreyForward in Aston Villa ground conceding foul – that’s too often put before playprop in anag. less ill
VHCC. J. MorseFrench scholar wanting opening for elevated work has short ——(s)avant pro + op (rev.) + ’s, & lit.
VHCR. S. MorseWhat’s player’s object in performing Rachmaninov’s last sonata as a prelude?prop in anag. incl. v
VHCS. J. O’BoyleSupply naval troops with power for long preludeanag. with P for l; supply adv.
VHCR. O’DonoghueThis introduces Origins of Virgil’s Aeneid in a series of books for Part II of triposVA in a NT + pro + (tri)pos
VHCF. R. PalmerSomething to start with – a pepper, its centre mixed with bits of rice and nuts, and spices tooava + anag. of (pe)pp(er) r n s too
VHCR. PhillipsMustered up after dormancy, part of navy’s not completed preparatory stuffsopor pt nava(l) (rev.)
VHCRev A. ReedTop Shavian prose – capable of producing this he iscomp. anag. & lit.; ref. Shaw’s ‘Prefaces’
VHCMrs M. P. WebberAverage worker for sure a bit ahead of the restav. ant pro pos.

HCs in competition 974 awarded to:

M. BarleyDr I. S. FletcherD. J. MackayH. R. Sanders
Mrs P. A. BaxS. GaskellP. W. MarlowT. E. Sanders
J. R. BeresfordR. R. GreenfieldA. R. N. MatthewsA. D. Scott
Ms F. A. BlanchardG. N. GuinnessJ. R. C. MichieA. J. Shields
E. J. BurgeMrs B. E. HendersonDr E. J. MillerD. M. Stanford
C. A. ClarkeP. F. HendersonC. G. MillinR. C. Teuton
F. H. CrippsG. B. HigginsW. L. MironG. A. Tomlinson
D. A. CrosslandR. H. F. IshamR. A. MostynMrs M. Vincent
A. E. CrowR. JacksR. J. PalmerD. A. T. Wallace
R. V. DeardenW. JacksonMr & Mrs F. PenderA. J. Wardrop
J. C. DixonMrs H. JolliffeG. PerryM. H. E. Watson
D. M. DuckworthF. P. N. LakeMrs A. PhillipsD. Williamson
M. EarleJ. F. LeveyMrs A. PriceM. G. Wilson
G. & J. FerrisJ. C. LeylandB. RoeDr E. Young