Azed Competition No. 110  Azed Slip  |  ◀  105  |  114  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
110 Apr 1974GALLOWS-RIPE normal28


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstF. R. PalmerSuch as rope and gravity will settleanag. incl. g, & lit.
SecondH. R. SandersAglow with Persil, wrung, ready to be hung on the lineanag.
ThirdD. P. M. MichaelComing to the nub, in Orwell a pig’s revolutionaryanag.; ref. Animal Farm; nub = gallows
VHCC. Allen BakerNot the kind for whom rope will sag slacklyanag.
VHCF. D. H. AtkinsonLike one composing his imminent epitaph violently ‘Slew. Gaol. R.I.P.’anag.
VHCRev C. M. BrounMaterial for hanging goes poorly with pattern of wall – and there’s a tear in itrip in anag.
VHCJ. G. ChilversRope will sag; this chap will straighten itanag.
VHCA. L. DennisAfter 8 pints draw me off more and I spew drunkenly. Ready to take last drop?gall. + anag. incl. (m)or(e)
VHCCdr H. H. L. DicksonLiable to be suspended? Possible result of slag pile rowanag.
VHCF. D. GardinerHow beheaded pillagers could have been otherwise regardedanag. less h, & lit.
VHCN. C. GoddardI’m ready for the drop – will rope sag free?anag.
VHCS. GoldieRope will sag; this guy alters thatanag.
VHCE. M. HornbySuch as rope with gravity will disastrously dispatchanag. incl. g, & lit.
VHCR. JacksPears will go rotten. Get ready for tree with no fruitanag.
VHCA. LawrieCriminal brought back by law is, when in need of tombstone inscription and rope’s endlag (rev.) low’s RIP e, & lit.
VHCA. D. LeggeWith loose rein we gallop, sir, like highwaymen of yoreanag.
VHCMrs P. M. V. LloydTreat such a character as he deserves and you’ll find rope will sag horriblyanag.
VHCD. F. Manley‘Will sag, rope being tight – like Dooley’s head?anag.; ref. song ‘Tom D.’; tight = drunk
VHCH. W. MassinghamKetch made adequate knots for such swelling – i.e. prow’s weatheredgall + anag.; ref. Jack K.
VHCR. H. MaynardWill rope sag loosely for such a one? No, tighten!anag.
VHCC. J. MorseReturned convict loose in Gorbals, about to do some slashing – must be thislag (rev.)+ rip in lowse, & lit.
VHCH. L. RhodesReady for a drop? A peg, swill or shake?anag.
VHCD. J. ShortRope will sag under strain – from one who is this?anag. & lit.
VHCT. A. J. SpencerReorganization of G.P.O. – all wires ready to be dispatchedanag.
VHCF. B. StubbsSlip low gear clumsily – liable to elimination from the raceanag.
VHCJ. B. SweetingWise galloper? Not ’e! Crooked – that was Turpin!anag. less e
VHCJ. ThorpeGravity permits rest in peace – at end of rope for such as thisg allows RIP e, & lit.
VHCMiss E. WardWill rope sag? Possibly, if you’re this!anag. & lit.

HCs in competition 110 awarded to:

E. AkenheadB. FrancoA. C. MorrisonDr W. I. D. Scott
G. R. BagleyM. A. FurmanR. S. MorseW. K. M. Slimmings
Col P. S. BainesP. R. GarlickF. MossBrig R. F. E. Stoney
Mrs P. A. BaxD. J. HenningsR. A. MostynA. W. Taylor
A. J. BulmanA. HodgsonL. W. G. OxleyJ. W. Taylor
C. O. ButcherS. H. JarvisDr R. J. PalmerL. E. Thomas
E. ChalkleyR. E. KimmonsR. F. PardoeG. A. Tomlinson
C. A. ClarkeJ. R. KirbyS. L. PatonJ. Treleaven
T. ClementD. P. LeggattW. H. PegramA. E. Watts
M. CoatesH. R. LockhartM. L. PerkinsMrs M. P. Webber
J. DromeyD. M. MacarthurC. S. M. PottRev D. J. C. Weber
Miss G. EmbersonMrs S. M. MacphersonMrs D. M. C. PrichardC. E. Williams
Miss L. EveleighS. M. MansellH. RaingerL. C. Wright
H. R. FeatherC. F. MartinD. R. Robinson 
J. A. FinckenC. G. MillinT. E. Sanders