Azed Competition No. 259  Azed Slip  |  ◀  255  |  263  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
259 Mar 1977TRANSIRE normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. H. AdeyIt’s roughly concerned with confining what the smuggler didran in anag., & lit.
SecondA. LawrieThis allows through passage at Prestwick to stuff I take inI r in transe, & lit.
ThirdMrs N. JarmanThis allows one right to broach the rum asternI r in anag. + lit.
VHCC. Allen BakerAn ungainly rear isn’t conducive to making a passanag.
VHCT. AndersonI’ll remove restraint after dockinganag. less t
VHCMrs A. BoyesTrainers may become an unnecessary item to the successful runneranag.
VHCC. A. ClarkeWhat might accompany start of trade when restraint is relaxedanag. less t, & lit.
VHCG. H. ClarkeLeads to tariff reckoning as necessary – some imports rate excessfirst letters & lit.
VHCJ. W. ElvenAn order to clear the passage: entering quietly will make it come abouttrans(p)ire
VHCR. E. KimmonsAuthority granted for passage in Sartre to be translatedanag.
VHCC. LovingAren’t English missing bubbly if French are without one?anag. less E + si (Fr.) + (a)re, & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyWhat can clear stuff in port? Get strainer outanag.
VHCC. G. MillinYou need a warrant: there’s arrestin’ to be doneanag.
VHCJ. D. MooreThis blasted strainer allows loads of stuff to get throughanag.
VHCA. C. MorrisonHaving smuggled in tries frantically to obtain clearanceran in anag.
VHCC. J. and R. S. MorseTo cross as Roman customs warrant2 mngs.; see etym. under transient; i.e. R. C. practice
VHCF. R. PalmerSome imports have it – rest I suspect get smuggled inran in anag.; suspect adj.
VHCRear Adm W. T. C. RidleyMisshapen rear isn’t a help in passing the customs barrier!anag.
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsWhat finally managed to get clearance for tramp in dock?t + ran + sire; get = beget; tramp ship
VHCT. A. J. SpencerForm of strainer needed in order to clear portanag.
VHCRev C. D. WestbrookRunning is errant – one should get this insteadanag. & lit.
VHCC. E. WilliamsWhen my ship comes home I must get it dad – after a little time has quickly passed’t + ran + sire
VHCDr R. L. WynneLicence of permissive customs bedevilling almost all restraintanag. less t
VHCDr E. YoungIt’s designed to limit smuggled revenue leaving the placeran in anag. + re(venue), & lit.

HCs in competition 259 awarded to:

D. R. AppletonH. J. GodwinJ. H. C. LeachA. Rivlin
J. C. BarnesG. B. GreerA. D. LeggeT. E. Sanders
G. BlundenH. HancockLieut Col D. MacfieMrs J. Saunders
A. G. BogieN. HankinsL. MayW. J. M. Scotland
E. J. BurgeM. J. HickmanD. P. M. MichaelA. D. Scott
C. O. ButcherA. HodgsonJ. J. MooreD. P. Shenkin
E. ChalkleyD. HoyleJ. L. MossMrs M. P. Webber
A. D. ConnellC. H. HudsonR. A. MostynR. J. Whale
M. A. CooperA. H. JonesD. S. NagleW. E. White
C. M. DraperB. K. KellyF. E. NewloveG. H. Willett
P. S. ElliottJ. R. KirbyM. O’HanlonS. E. Woods
Mrs W. FearonCapt G. LanghamR. J. PalmerM. Woolf
E. A. FreeG. G. LawranceR. F. Pardoe 
A. L. FreemanM. D. LawsM. L. Perkins 
J. M. GerardC. W. LaxtonC. P. Rea