Azed Competition No. 349  Azed Slip  |  ◀  345  |  352  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
349 Dec 1978ODDCOMESHORT normal29


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. C. WilliamsonTo shed more cost I’d settle for ties made with thiscomp. anag. & lit.
SecondF. R. PalmerCheap piece, not even getting engaged before getting into bedodd + mesh or3 in cot
ThirdD. F. ManleyDescription of one amounts to ‘end of cloth, fragment’odd comes h ort, & lit.; to = beside
VHCMrs E. AllenRuin decor, moths do – there’s not much leftanag.
VHCMrs K. BissettBit of stuff arrives tightly clothed in what’s descriptive of three pieceodd ‘comesh’ ort; i.e. drunken pron.
VHCA. G. BogieRum issue failing to go round leads to scrap (for clipper or cutter?)odd come short
VHCE. J. BurgeWhat’s left over after party is returned – Medoc (somewhat drunk) and a little gin, perhaps?do (rev.) + anag. + short
VHCMrs M. J. CansfieldA mixture of smooth and corded material useful for patchworkanag.
VHCMrs H. E. ClarkNot enough to make a skirt, not even to turn out miniodd come short
VHCC. A. ClarkeNot paired off right after amorous murmur about engagement – I might be left on the shelfodd + mesh in coo + rt.
VHCA. L. DennisCasual approach not reaching green – it’s a bit leftodd come short
VHCN. C. DexterSuperfluous bit after having some edges of cloth cut upodd + anag. incl. c, h + ort, & lit.
VHCR. A. EnglandA hangover, before neat rum issue!odd come + short; hangover = leftover, see OED
VHCA. S. G. FishWhat’s left for consumer after extraordinary company clearance in net? Not muchodd Co. mesh ort
VHCR. P. C. FormanAny tailor will make ordinary coats tho’ seldom with ——scomp. anag. & lit.
VHCS. GoldieNot much material left – not even to yield old mini?odd come short
VHCW. IslipRum issue neat? A small amount for meodd come short
VHCA. H. JonesThis won’t make a jacket, not even with reduced chest roomodd + anag.
VHCR. E. KimmonsA little bit of navy drill with rum issue straight after?odd come short
VHCA. D. LeggeNot much left – not even a third of the coffee – thermos defectiveodd + co(ffee) + anag.
VHCJ. D. LockettPeculiar approach shot circling right, ends up as a bit leftodd come + r in shot
VHCC. J. MorseRum issue curtailed – not much leftodd come short
VHCJ. P. O’NeillUnusual! ‘Tip before tea’ we hear – and what is served up is a left-overodd + ‘cumshaw’ + T; ‘tea’
VHCR. J. PalmerDoc’s mode with management leads to winger finally getting in vehement scrapanag. + r in hot; ref. T. Docherty, W. Morgan
VHCDr W. I. D. ScottJust a bit strange – realignment of E. M. S. three, causing a split in the ranksodd + anag. in cohort; ref. European Monetary System; i.e. 3 letters
VHCBrig R. F. E. StoneyEnd of bolt that’s slightly cracked is bound to failodd + come short
VHCD. H. TompsettA small rum – neat – holds courage!come in odd short; courage interj., small n.
VHCG. R. WebbCompany become engaged in uneven scrap – there’s not a lot leftCo. mesh in odd ort
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeA little over excited so doctor had me less activeanag. less a

HCs in competition 349 awarded to:

C. Allen BakerF. D. GardinerP. W. W. LeachH. R. Sanders
M. J. BalfourC. C. M. GiffinC. LovingT. E. Sanders
Rev C. M. BrounJ. GillC. J. LoweSir David Serpell
J. E. BrownI. GilmoreB. ManvellN. E. Sharp
A. J. BulmanMrs K. GoodwinH. W. MassinghamD. P. Shenkin
E. ChalkleyJ. E. GreenC. G. MillinC. C. D. Shute
D. P. ChappellDr J. F. GrimshawT. J. MooreyMrs B. Simmonds
G. H. ClarkeM. J. GrocottA. C. MorrisonW. K. M. Slimmings
M. CoatesD. HarrisonR. A. MostynF. B. Stubbs
R. M. S. CorkC. HavillF. E. NewloveDr G. A. Styles
Capt D. A. CraddockMrs P. C. HawkerW. H. PegramM. J. Suckling
Mrs M. P. CraineP. F. HendersonH. L. RhodesL. E. Thomas
P. DrummondS. HolgateE. W. RichartE. Tingle
Mrs W. FearonR. J. HooperE. R. RiddleL. J. Wayman
D. R. ForsterF. P. N. LakeC. W. RobinsM. Woolf
J. D. FosterA. LawrieB. F. Russell