Azed Competition No. 212  Azed Slip  |  ◀  208  |  216  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
212 Apr 1976SURCINGLES normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstW. K. M. SlimmingsThey may have Lester, slipping half off, cursing freelyanag. incl. Les(ter), & lit.; ref. L. Piggott, jockey
SecondF. D. GardinerIn securing saddle you need these dead tightcomp. anag. & lit.
ThirdM. J. TylerWe have different uses – cling round middle of clerics or maresr in anag., & lit.
VHCC. Allen BakerThey’re adjusted by users and cling tightly to the stomachanag. in anag., & lit.
VHCT. AndersonTight clingers, usanag. & lit.
VHCA. J. BulmanGirdles can make clerics snug when front of cassock is looseanag. less c
VHCM. DavenportSlings cure torn ligamentsanag.
VHCP. DrummondAdd these for curing saddles going astraycomp. anag. & lit.
VHCD. A. GingerThey should make seats secure, yet user clings precariouslyanag.
VHCD. V. HarryCords curés sling round their waists, by traditionanag.; cord vb., waist = girdle (obs.)
VHCG. JohnstoneOnes circling the middles of show-jumpers are cinchesu r c in singles, & lit.
VHCJ. Langton—— out the errant pupil, we hear, and —— himi.e. ‘Sir singles…’, & lit.
VHCC. J. LoweTeacher takes aside by the ear – and straps!‘Sir singles’
VHCL. K. MaltbyGirdles girls can use without a scrambleanag. less a
VHCL. MayClue’s: ‘Rings screws?’anag. & lit.
VHCR. H. MaynardThe parts of curliness made to go about a geeg in anag.
VHCW. L. MironClue’s ‘Rings designed for comfort of racegoers’anag.
VHCC. J. MorseSounds as if schoolmaster is selecting straps (for thrashing)‘Sir singles’
VHCF. E. NewloveWhipped curs – that’s vicious youths after fathers’ beltinganag. + ingles; ingle2
VHCG. S. PrenticeLess curving, less volume involved with such round the middleanag. less v
VHCRear Adm W. T. C. RidleyThese, holding front of cassocks, make dishevelled clerics snuganag. less c, & lit.
VHCBrig R. F. E. StoneyIf ours are loose, they’ll make us clingers onanag. & lit.; on = drunk
VHCF. B. StubbsGirdles securing the middles of cassock and pillion, perhaps, when adjusteds l in anag., & lit.
VHCD. H. TompsettTorturing ulcers and gins – essentials for those in the saddleanag.
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeClingers, us, in a roundabout wayanag. & lit.

HCs in competition 212 awarded to:

R. L. BakerMrs M. P. CraineD. J. MackayT. E. Sanders
M. J. BalfourA. E. CrowD. F. ManleyW. J. M. Scotland
N. S. BarrettJ. H. DingwallK. M. McDermidN. G. Shippobotham
Mrs P. A. BaxJ. R. Du ParcqC. G. MillinJ. G. Stubbs
Rev C. M. BrounD. M. DuckworthJ. D. MooreJ. C. P. Taylor
E. J. BurgeG. FarringtonR. A. MostynG. A. Tomlinson
E. W. BurtonN. C. GoddardR. J. PalmerT. Wightman
C. O. ButcherE. M. HornbyL. S. PearceC. E. Williams
Mrs M. B. CarterA. LawrieC. P. Rea 
E. ChalkleyM. D. LawsH. R. Sanders 
M. CoatesA. D. LeggeL. G. D. Sanders