Azed Competition No. 823  Azed Slip  |  ◀  818  |  827  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
823 Feb 1988SARBACANE normal28


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstW. K. M. SlimmingsReactionary supports a switch whose blow can mark one’s endbras (rev.) + a cane
SecondG. JohnstoneHollowed-out shooter housing arrow’s head with poison round abouta in s(hoote)r + ca. in bane, & lit.
ThirdC. A. ClarkeRioting Arabs to get measure of Israelis? Hard lacking a missile launcheranag. + cane(H)
VHCM. BarleyMeans of supporting society over a shoot: a shooting stick?bra S (rev.) + a cane
VHCE. A. BeaulahScots relish ball and hand out a thrashing; the French blow it!sar ba’ cane
VHCR. C. BellBlowpipe can destroy a British Saracenanag. incl. B; ref. missile, tank
VHCMrs F. A. BlanchardA British Saracen in action – a launcher blown upanag. incl. B; ref. tank
VHCE. J. BurgeTube? – No good when out of breath a cab nears… wave for itanag.
VHCP. CargillIt can bear shotSA + anag. & lit.
VHCL. J. DavenportSA shooters stalk, maybe, holding onea in SA RB cane, & lit.
VHCA. L. DennisAre supporters in union reverting to strike weapon?a. bras (rev.) + cane
VHCN. C. DexterCause of a nick in bear’s bum?a can in anag., & lit.
VHCM. EarleNasty tipped barbs may be put by one into oneanag. of (b)arbs + an in ace, & lit.
VHCS. C. FordDart thrower’s prerequisite? Barsac’s drunk, then a Scotchanag. + ane
VHCD. V. HarryCabs are an obnoxious source of toxic emissionsanag.
VHCD. F. ManleyThe point one supplies with wind may have poison round aboutras (rev.) + ca. in bane, & lit.; wind, 2 mngs.
VHCH. S. MasonA sabre can bust an arm with a deadly blowanag.
VHCC. J. MorseChastising rod, applied to rioting Arabs, can deliver a fatal blowanag. + cane
VHCS. J. O’BoyleIs hollow stem containing tipped spike one?(b)arb a in ’s cane, & lit.
VHCF. R. PalmerEnd of arms’ race negotiated with a ban for missile launcher?s + anag.
VHCMrs E. M. PhairIt’s blasted arrow, noiseless as can beanag. incl. ar(row), & lit.
VHCA. G. RayWhat can deliver a deadly blow? Whirling a sabre can!anag.
VHCA. J. RedstoneWhat’ll give a lethal blow? A sabre swung about maycan in anag.
VHCA. D. ScottI’m useful with darts in bars being difficult one to beatanag. + a cane
VHCP. D. StonierNearly new Saab car needs attention – blown cylinderanag. incl. ne(w)
VHCD. WilliamsonWhat could produce scar with a bean?anag. & lit.
VHCM. G. Wilson‘Blowpipe’ destroyed by a British Saracenanag. incl. B; ref. missile, tank
VHCDr E. YoungA stick is used on rioting Arabs: did it deliver a fatal blow?anag. + cane

HCs in competition 823 awarded to:

D. W. ArthurS. GaskellA. LawrieA. J. Odber
H. J. BradburyR. R. GreenfieldM. A. Macdonald-CooperD. Price Jones
C. J. BroughamJ. F. GrimshawS. M. MansellH. L. Rhodes
Rev Canon C. M. BrounP. F. HendersonH. W. MassinghamG. C. Rosser
Dr J. BurscoughR. J. HooperL. MayH. R. Sanders
E. ChalkleyM. S. Taylor & N. C. JohnsJ. R. C. MichieT. E. Sanders
E. DawidA. J. JonesC. G. MillinW. J. M. Scotland
Dr V. G. I. DeshmukhJ. F. JonesT. J. MooreyH. Smith
C. M. EdmundsF. P. N. LakeT. W. MortimerR. J. Whale