Azed Competition No. 991  Azed Slip  |  ◀  987  |  995  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
991 May 1991BRASH (or BRUSH) normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstP. F. HendersonThis word’s not right for ‘shy’!i.e. brash less r = bash, & lit.; bash, shy = attempt
SecondR. J. WhaleMaking brandy handy will render you this?i.e. br as h, & lit.
ThirdE. J. BurgeForward head butting in for a time in bath?ras for a t in bath
VHCR. B. AdcockOur race? No it is America’s insteadBritish with US for it is, & lit.
VHCD. AshcroftNeeding to be sat on – by caviare?2 mngs.; i.e. crushed ice
VHCM. BarleyBits of broken rock and shorn hedgerowfirst letters & lit.
VHCDr P. M. J. BennettRude burp – result of prune3 mngs.
VHCJ. R. BeresfordBush’s heart restored … as right as rainBush with r as for us
VHCMrs A. BoyesStart of bloody day’s shooting, or bloody end to a day’s huntingb rush; fox’s tail
VHCC. J. BroughamBoldfaced: Chambers styles me so, see?comp. anag. incl. c
VHCG. CuthbertToo ready to solicit? Run in!r in bash
VHCR. V. DeardenA Stoic troubled with heartburn could bear this eructationcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCN. C. DexterBushy tail disappearing once Ranter’s poked his head inR in bush(y), & lit.; R. one of J. Peel’s hounds
VHCR. J. HooperBranches axed in cuts to services, perhaps? Reduced rail network remainsBR + ash; service2
VHCF. P. N. LakePlumping quick-sticks?2 mngs.; impetuous, hawthorn clippings falling
VHCA. LawrieLots of chips will make you plump and full of face3 mngs.
VHCG. G. LoderBad crash – dispatch rider thrown clear – broken bits found in empty sidecar, maybebad crash less ADC; sidecar cocktail
VHCR. K. LumsdonBed rocks as producer of Twin Peaks starts to screen humpingbra s h; ref. TV series
VHCD. F. ManleyMoney’s short with hospital on the rocks, broken down, supplying bed occasionallybras(s) + H; ref. NHS crisis
VHCR. S. MorseLoose clippings from hedge rows, slight attack and boldanag. of first letters, 3 defs., & lit.
VHCR. J. PalmerOdd bits of hornbeams, having been trimmed?anag. of odd letters, & lit.
VHCP. L. StoneBush trim? Nation relieved his heart is right as rainBush with r as for US, 2 defs.

HCs in competition 991 awarded to:

Mrs G. M. BarkerC. J. FeetenbyE. LoobyD. R. Robinson
E. A. BeaulahDr I. S. FletcherW. F. MainM. Sanderson
R. C. BellB. FrancoP. W. MarlowA. J. Shields
Mrs F. A. BlanchardP. D. GaffeyH. W. MassinghamM. Small
G. C. BrownS. GaskellG. L. McStravickD. A. Smith
B. BurtonN. C. GoddardW. L. MironDr N. Smith
C. J. & M. P. ButlerB. GreerJ. J. MooreP. D. Stonier
E. ChalkleyJ. F. GrimshawT. J. MooreyR. C. Teuton
C. A. ClarkeJ. P. H. HirstC. J. MorseG. A. Tomlinson
Mrs D. ColleyC. HobbsT. W. MortimerV. C. D. Vowles
D. B. CrossR. JacksMrs P. MurrayMrs H. D. Williams
J. DromeyJ. H. C. LeachS. J. O’Boyle 
M. EarleJ. C. LeylandR. Phillips 
C. E. Faulkner-KingJ. D. LockettMrs A. Price