Azed Competition No. 1336  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1334  |  1338  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1336 Xmas 1997STOCKING normal21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. J. WhaleYou’ll recollect letters to St Nick go hereanag. & lit.
SecondJ. C. LeylandCarrying presents Gaspar & Co. queue first round crib, arriving from eastcot (rev.) in Kings, with s at front
ThirdR. JacksHere we may see initial evidence of Santa Claus, one bringing Christmas gifts to put into in S C King, & lit.
VHCM. BarleyIt starts off kid’s Christmas, noisily getting one such undoneanag. incl. it and first letters, & lit.
VHCE. A. BeaulahFamily at home and opening of gifts provide a seasonal delight for childrenstock in g
VHCC. J. BroughamSaint’s gift bearer? Only child wears itoc in St King, & lit.; wear = believe
VHCG. C. BrownBearer of gifts making use of wondrous sign to see little kinganag. of sign to C K
VHCB. BurtonSnick got runs – cover needed on leg?anag.
VHCN. C. DexterTo GIs one of a couple available freely – with a pair of knickers?anag. incl. c, kn; ref. WW2
VHCDr I. S. FletcherConk’s disguised with it – good for doing job in shop?anag. + g; ref. stocking mask
VHCC. R. GumbrellProviding this is loaded go, St Nick!anag. & lit.
VHCR. HeskethFetching calves, perhaps, and very engaging glimpse of thighs?t in socking (adv.)
VHCG. JohnstoneOne tempting a glance to fine leg got snick to slipanag.
VHCF. P. N. LakeSnick got runs! What’s keeper doing?anag.
VHCC. J. MorseIt’s the end of clocks sounding like clocks: mine are ornamentals tocking; see clock2
VHCG. PerryWise man behind manger’s bending over gifts’ recipient at Nativitycot’s (rev.) + King
VHCP. L. StoneBit of hose leaving thigh on show in act of stimulation(h)ock in sting, & lit.
VHCJ. R. Tozer‘Boxing’ covers the original piece of tradition out of which Christmas presents comet in socking
VHCA. J. WardropContents for this? Nick’s got supplyanag. & lit.; supply adv.
VHCMrs M. P. WebberIt will need ‘fuelling’ around the start of ChristmasC in stoking, & lit.
VHCI. J. WilcockWhat makes St Nick go round the houses, carrying presentsanag. & lit; presents vb

HCs in competition 1336 awarded to:

M. J. BalfourP. CrozierG. I. L. GraftonRev M. R. Metcalf
J. R. BeresfordV. DixonR. R. GreenfieldD. P. Miller
Rev Canon C. M. BrounC. M. DraperI. F. & L. M. HainesC. G. Millin
Dr J. BurscoughW. DuffinR. J. HooperF. R. Palmer
D. A. CampbellC. M. EdmundsJ. LangtonR. J. Palmer
P. CargillJ. EnglishM. D. LawsG. S. Parsons
I. CarrA. S. EverestC. J. LoweC. Pearson
J. & B. ChennellsH. FreemanR. M. LutyN. G. Shippobotham
C. A. ClarkeP. D. GaffeyMrs J. MackieMs B. J. Widger
G. P. ConwayB. GrabowskiD. F. ManleyDr E. Young