Azed Competition No. 887  Azed Slip  |  ◀  882  |  891  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
887 May 1989MONSTER normal27


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstDr G. B. GreerSome in Commons term Mrs. T. one, abusivelyhidden, anag., & lit.
SecondA. LawrieI make strong men both stop short and trembleanag. less g n, & lit.
ThirdJ. R. C. MichieDemon doctor reconstructed man from butchered remnantsMO + anag. less anag.
VHCD. W. Arthur‘Dr’, new recipe set out, becomes ‘Mr’, on changing to oneMO + anag. incl. n r, monster with I for on = mister, & lit.; ref. Jekyll and Hyde
VHCH. J. BradburyHunchback or similar required: one to ring changes in large cathedralminster with O for I
VHCC. J. BroughamTry ‘enormous’ reformulated … it could be your answer!comp. anag. & lit.
VHCE. J. BurgeOne ‘getting away’ in stream, on being put around becomes ‘a whopper’!anag. less a; ref. fishermen’s tales
VHCC. A. Clarke‘No end to mandate’, Mrs T resolved – it’s dreadful!anag. incl. e
VHCR. DeanOne that is deficient from aberrant enormities?anag. less I i.e., & lit.
VHCR. V. DeardenProduct of a Modern Prometheus – hero made up thiscomp. anag. & lit.; ref. Frankenstein
VHCN. C. DexterMrs T one to Labour?anag. & lit.
VHCB. FrancoTitanic – Monumental disaster – Most on board lostmon(umental disa)ster
VHCH. FreemanGorgon? Mrs T’s one in disguise!anag.
VHCR. R. GreenfieldOh, this is what no mothers ought to bearcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. J. HooperNo little creature in mass – ‘enormous-est’ brute!m + anag. less mouse, & lit.; brute adj.
VHCR. JacksMan with a heart made of stone, perhapsanag. in Mr, & lit.
VHCJ. C. LeylandSabbath tormentor’s two thirds solved in minute? Hardly!anag. of S tormen(tor)
VHCD. F. ManleyDesignation for man with heart of stone becoming horribleanag. in Mr, & lit.
VHCH. MassinghamMutation in set norm?anag. & lit.
VHCC. G. MillinFrightful tele ——, on Elm Street possiblycomp. anag. & lit.; ref. ‘Nightmare on E. S.’
VHCC. J. MorseIt requires some distortion to make Mrs T oneanag. & lit.
VHCF. R. PalmerGrotesque vision of ten more with Mrs T, no term in sightanag. less term; i.e. years in power
VHCD. Price JonesStupendous composition of W. A. Mozart’s one that’s ignored by Ozawa, surprisinglyanag. less anag.; ref. Seiji O., conductor
VHCT. E. SandersA whopper as expressed in Commons terminologyhidden; ref. Churchill’s ‘terminological inexactitude’
VHCD. P. ShenkinMrs T, one for turning? It may seem incredibleanag.
VHCJ. P. WheatcroftEton’s Mr Chips – one you’d be glad to say goodbye to!anag.; ref. novel ‘Goodbye, Mr C.’
VHCDr E. YoungI could be ET’s norm!anag.

HCs in competition 887 awarded to:

S. ArmstrongE. G. FletcherC. J. LoweP. Rhodes
R. L. BakerDr I. S. FletcherP. W. MarlowA. Rivlin
M. BarleyG. FloydRev M. R. MetcalfD. R. Robinson
R. C. BellS. C. FordJ. J. MooreL. G. D. Sanders
Mrs K. BissettM. FreemanT. J. MooreyW. J. M. Scotland
B. W. BrookA. K. GregoryH. B. MortonA. D. Scott
J. M. BrownA. O. HarriesJ. J. MurthaP. D. Stonier
Dr J. BurscoughP. F. HendersonR. F. NaishJ. B. Sweeting
C. J. & M. P. ButlerJ. P. H. HirstMrs P. NormanG. A. Tomlinson
Mrs M. J. CansfieldJ. HorwoodW. M. OrrielDr I. Torbe
M. CoatesW. JacksonR. O’DonoghueR. J. Whale
Mrs M. P. CraineMrs D. B. JenkinsonL. PatersonM. G. Wilson
P. W. DavenportA. H. JonesG. PerryB. K. Workman
J. V. S. A. DaviesC. L. JonesR. Phillips 
H. W. EvansR. E. KimmonsW. S. Rankin 
C. J. FeetenbyF. P. N. LakeH. L. Rhodes