Azed Competition No. 1528  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1524  |  1533  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1528 Sep 2001STROP Spoonerisms24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. J. HealdTop performer starved of acting work would make Caine bleedkeen blade; st(a)r op; ref. Michael C.
SecondD. W. MackieSot’s wench: a prostitute flirting with one half gone?what’s censure; anag. of prost(itute)
ThirdA. J. YoungFeature of gastropod – cone for safer hut!hone … cut; hidden
VHCD. AshcroftTops second to green: ‘Ruined round, the demons,’ said I, ‘That iron banned!’seaman’s dead-eye … band; anag. incl. r
VHCE. A. BeaulahOwner of hedges starts to secure the resurgence of passerineshoner of edges; first letters
VHCJ. R. BeresfordWeather that lets us cook outside recipe is overleather that whets; ’s + r in pot (rev.)
VHCE. J. BurgeThought of song? Sort out at pianosort of thong; anag. + p
VHCB. BurtonCavers shouldn’t do without one once pot’s churning with onset of rainshavers couldn’t; anag. incl. r
VHCD. A. CampbellFlock from Bass, maybe, wheeling, bearing southflak from boss; port S (rev.)
VHCE. CrossWhat’s used for boning in harbours east to west, Grimsby and Padstow, say?honing in barbers; ports (rev.)
VHCL. J. DavenportProst proving positive in drunkenness test? (It’s applied to users before race)razors before use; anag.; ref. Alain P.
VHCR. V. DeardenProst crashes – coning hithoning kit; anag.
VHCN. C. DexterWeather for letting sun top right offleather for whetting; S + anag. incl. r
VHCP. D. GaffeyFine weather let her sport undressedleather whetter; anag.
VHCC. R. GumbrellSort blasted by leader of prohibitionists’ band downed red-eyeround dead-eye; anag. + p
VHCJ. P. LesterLone on heather tors wandering quietlyhone on leather; anag. + p
VHCP. R. LloydWhat City cries is ‘Gates must make an about-turn!’criticizes; ports (rev.); ref. Bill G.
VHCR. K. LumsdonHedge owner happy so I’ve dug out privetedge honer; anag. of so pr(ive)t
VHCR. A. NortonI downed a red-eye after knocking back classier drinksround a dead-eye; ports (rev.)
VHCR. PerryIdeal weather for letting Spot and Rex outleather for whetting; anag. incl. R
VHCD. PritchardDope found on Red: I damaged sportrope … dead-eye; anag.; ref. Russian athlete
VHCA. RothSouth easterly port harbours boning equipmentbarber’s honing; S + port (rev.)
VHCJ. R. TozerSlack and flagging, lacking energy, verve and powerflak and slagging; (E)stro + p
VHCA. J. WardropWhat should reduce risk for caver – some robust ropecould…shaver; hidden

HCs in competition 1528 awarded to:

D. ArthurD. C. ClenshawG. JohnstoneC. Pearson
M. BarleyM. CoatesM. D. LawsMrs E. M. Phair
S. BestW. DuffinD. J. MacKayR. Phillips
C. J. BroughamC. M. EdmundsMrs J. MackieD. Price Jones
Rev Canon C. M. BrounMrs E. GreenawayW. F. MainD. P. Shenkin
Ms J. BurrowsJ. GrimesD. F. ManleyN. G. Shippobotham
Dr J. BurscoughJ. P. GuiverP. W. MarlowP. L. Stone
P. CargillR. B. HarlingR. J. MathersJ. B. Sweeting
I. CarrM. HodgkinC. G. MillinK. B. Taylor
M. CasserleyA. HodgsonC. J. MorseP. Thacker
C. A. ClarkeMrs D. B. JenkinsonMs M. NelsonP. O. G. White