Azed Competition No. 956  Azed Slip  |  ◀  952  |  961  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
956 Sep 1990SPEAR-SIDE normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. J. HooperDies out after a person’s popped off without male issueanag. less son + anag., & lit.
SecondR. R. GreenfieldDispraise agnates? So you snarl against us!comp. anag. & lit.
ThirdD. F. ManleyA record’s climbing and rides high – see it in the pop charts?a EP’s (rev.) + anag.; high = drunk
VHCM. BarleyLine of men is deployed in readiness, with President wanting end of Husseinanag. + P less n
VHCC. J. BroughamFoolhardy pas desire fathers’ raceanag.
VHCD. BuxtonThose who get hopelessly pissed are barred from being in the clubanag.; in the club = pregnant
VHCDr I. S. FletcherSuccessors to title S. Edberg’s first round despair abandonedanag. in S E; ref. S. E.’s No. 1 ranking before defeat in first round of US Open
VHCP. F. HendersonSon not occurring? Awful despair – end of line (i.e. this)s(on) + anag. + e, & lit.
VHCS. HolgatePistes read mistakenly – time lost in line of descentanag. less t
VHCA. LawrieDescent of man – dies having erred and eaten fruitpears in anag.
VHCJ. C. LeylandThe males are perilously near their end when embraced by unsated black widow?anag. + s, all in spide(r)
VHCH. W. MassinghamAir introducing a tenor’s manly strainPears in side; ref. Peter P.
VHCT. J. MooreyPress aide twisted Maggie’s line? Never!anag.; ref. M. Thatcher
VHCA. C. MorrisonChanging air speeds rashly can bring about a man’s descentanag.
VHCC. J. MorseOn the surface rape’s wrong – that’s the male lineanag.+ side
VHCR. S. MorseWith this line you might find peers in, ladies outcomp. anag. & lit.; hereditary peerages passed through male line
VHCR. F. NaishAir speed’s cut for line of descent missing spindle treeanag.; see spindle side
VHCH. R. SandersI hold kings and jacks but no queens: playing spades to East I must enter with kingI and R in anag. + E
VHCA. J. ShieldsA son’s pedigree could be represented on this (e.g.)comp. anag. & lit.
VHCD. M. StanfordAll men despise Iraq ignoring its borders and mobilizinganag. less I, q
VHCR. C. TeutonThe men in trees?pears in side, & lit.; men = team members; in vb
VHCG. A. TomlinsonPace primarily features in team. You’ll find no spinners herep ears in side; see spindle side

HCs in competition 956 awarded to:

R. L. BakerE. G. FletcherS. G. G. MacDonaldT. E. Sanders
Mrs G. M. BarkerS. C. FordM. A. Macdonald-CooperM. Sanderson
E. A. BeaulahB. FrancoP. W. MarlowDr W. I. D. Scott
S. BestH. FreemanG. D. MeddingsD. P. Shenkin
Mrs A. BoyesE. H. FurnivalC. G. MillinW. K. M. Slimmings
E. J. BurgeS. GaskellW. L. MironR. I. Sutherland
B. BurtonS. C. GilchristW. MurphyJ. B. Sweeting
C. J. & M. P. ButlerB. GreerR. O’DonoghueP. Thacker
E. ChalkleyA. W. HillS. L. PatonA. Thomas
M. CoatesT. M. HoggartC. PearsonK. Thomas
R. DeanR. JacksD. PendreyD. H. Tompsett
N. C. DexterMrs D. B. JenkinsonG. PerryMrs M. Vincent
L. L. DixonC. L. JonesR. PhillipsG. Vinestock
R. A. EnglandC. J. LoweD. Price JonesA. J. Wardrop
C. E. Faulkner-KingK. J. LyonD. R. RobinsonDr E. Young