Azed Competition No. 559  Azed Slip  |  ◀  558  |  564  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
559 Jan 1983EMBASE normal27


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. V. HarryIll-placed beams hit head on entry? Then stoopanag. + e; stoop vt.
SecondB. GreerDishonour, since given a hiding in Ashes, after two conclusive lossesas in embe(rs)
ThirdC. A. ClarkeTake down embassy flag having been expelledembas(sag)e
VHCF. D. H. AtkinsonAshes half gone while England’s leader’s humbleemb(ers) as E
VHCE. J. BurgeBees excited with jam when top’s removed – there’s cause to go to pot!anag. incl. (j)am
VHCN. C. DexterHumble pie of deer’s entrails ma’s beginning to bakeanag. of (d)ee(r) ma’s b
VHCDr I. S. FletcherBritish Airways seem in trouble – make private again, perhapsanag. incl. BA
VHCF. G. IllingworthDemote can be clued as ‘Doctor involved in what comes from détente’i.e. MB in ease
VHCD. J. MackayFor lower case, compositor’s first going for his measurement bookcase with em b for c
VHCD. F. ManleyEnergised leader of Enterprise beams downanag. incl. E; ref. Star Trek; down vt.
VHCS. M. MansellLower charge of H.E. loses gas on recoilembassage less gas (rev.); HE, 2 mngs.
VHCD. P. M. MichaelLower 5th and 6th in Assembly disturbing peacem b in ease
VHCC. J. MorseAmbassadors wanting to yield under pressure, and what Mrs T would do to themembas(sag)e; ref. PM’s contempt for F.O. re Falklands, etc.
VHCR. A. MostynBring down last piece of tree decoration about 5th of January – end of Christmase + a s in MBE
VHCJ. J. MurthaSee Mab rock Bottomanag.; ref. MND; bottom vt.
VHCR. F. NaishIn translation ‘beam’ ’s the ultimate in bizarre – ‘lower’ ’s what the word means!anag. + e; cf. lour
VHCF. R. PalmerSee Mab rousing take to what? Bottomanag.; ref. MND; bottom vt.
VHCR. J. PalmerM. Foot – and what he would like to do to the Governmentem base; Michael F.
VHCG. PerryTo bring down Maggie’s last as well as first essential – Foote M base; M. Thatcher, Michael F.
VHCT. E. SandersM. Foot says what he wants to do to the Governmentem base; Michael F.
VHCF. B. StubbsSpace on the ground floorem + base; floor vt.
VHCL. M. SturgesBring about the end of one when held in honoure + as in MBE
VHCJ. B. SweetingReduce in comfort, see the doctorMB in ease
VHCP. ThackerLower Case, capital replaced by half typeCase with emb(lem) for C
VHCL. E. ThomasRun down a bit perhaps, but one has still to ring the doctorMB in ease
VHCR. J. WhaleTake down, as in a decoration, following end of Yuletidee + as in MBE
VHCG. H. WillettSpace unit to mission-control – negative apply boosterem base

HCs in competition 559 awarded to:

C. Allen BakerP. GeorgeM. KissenR. F. Ray
Dr J. K. AronsonS. GoldieF. P. N. LakeE. R. Riddle
D. AshcroftJ. J. GoulstoneA. LawrieD. R. Robinson
Mrs G. M. BarkerJ. F. GrimshawM. D. LawsN. Roles
M. BarleyG. W. HartshornC. W. LaxtonN. E. Sharp
Mrs A. BoyesP. F. HendersonJ. P. LesterW. K. M. Slimmings
Mrs A. R. BradfordV. G. HendersonDr R. MacGillivrayP. D. Smith
E. W. BurtonA. J. HoldstockW. F. MainM. J. Suckling
D. L. L. ClarkeR. J. HooperL. MayI. Torbe
P. R. ClemowR. JacksG. D. MeddingsD. V. B. Unwin
C. M. EdmundsW. JacksonF. MossA. J. Wardrop
P. S. ElliottB. C. JamesD. S. NagleJ. F. N. Wedge
O. M. EllisMrs D. B. JenkinsonJ. O’HaganDr R. L. Wynne
D. FairburnG. JohnstoneN. O’NeillDr E. Young
B. FrancoA. H. JonesL. Paterson 
P. GaleC. L. JonesW. H. Pegram 
F. D. GardinerR. E. KimmonsMiss I. M. Raab