Azed Competition No. 1316  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1312  |  1322  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1316 Aug 1997FINGERLICKIN’ normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. C. DexterTaste of grub in nick lifer’s found quite otherwise!anag. incl. g, & lit.
SecondC. J. BroughamSmug whip: ‘Tony’s unbeatable’finger (= pilfer) + lick + in (= fashionable); ref. T. Blair
ThirdR. J. HooperChampion Faldo losing lead with not quite par round(N)ick in fingerlin(g)
VHCD. AshcroftShape edges of royal icing with knife for toppinganag. incl. r, l
VHCM. BarleyMight such cooking make one linger in KFC?anag. incl. I, & lit.; ref. Kentucky Fried Chicken
VHCM. BathIn KFC one liner ‘good’ is qualified thusanag. incl. I, & lit.
VHCRev Canon C. M. BrounGood? Much better, beating almost all aroundg in finer lickin(g), & lit.
VHCE. J. BurgeParticularly used in KFC ‘one liner’ – with ‘good’anag. incl. g, & lit.
VHCE. CrossExceedingly fine ceiling Frink crafted (nobody’s attributin’ this to former arts minister!)anag.; ref. Elizabeth F., and toe-sucking attributed to D. Mellor
VHCH. FreemanFried chicken can be so good if in crinkle chips!anag. incl. g
VHCC. R. GumbrellToy with whip I name topfinger lick I n
VHCG. HughesFine girl tormented by head of Charles’ family? That’s wicked!anag. + C + kin; ref. Princess Diana
VHCJ. P. LesterSuffering grief in clink, the alternative to fine or toppinganag.
VHCD. F. ManleyPorridge can be so good – grief in clink made to look funnyanag.; ref. TV comedy series
VHCC. J. MorseFabulous models link in grief to bury foremost of couturiersc in anag.; ref. Versace funeral
VHCF. R. PalmerSteal to smoke crack? That’s hip, real cool!finger lick in
VHCR. J. PalmerLike some takeaway food? Fish portion with batter’s popularfinger lick in
VHCG. RobinsonAfter ordering pieces, linger in KFC – exceedingly good results!anag.
VHCN. G. ShippobothamWhat Warne does a lot of when bowlin’ deceptive flick, reignin’ supremeanag.; ref. Shane W.
VHCC. WeatherleyAlmost cured of one’s nail-bitin’ habit? Excellent!2 mngs.
VHCK. WilsonExtremely good nick F reg. in light ivory, original parts, convertibleanag. incl. l, i
VHCDr E. YoungName belonging to best chops?lick in finger in, & lit; best verb

HCs in competition 1316 awarded to:

S. ArmstrongR. DeanM. D. LawsD. R. Robinson
W. G. ArnottR. V. DeardenJ. D. LockettR. Stocks
Mrs P. A. BaxV. DixonC. J. LoweG. Telfer
E. A. BeaulahDr I. S. FletcherM. A. Macdonald-CooperL. Toole
M. J. BlandMs B. GleaveP. W. MarlowJ. R. Tozer
R. E. BootH. J. GodwinG. NeighbourJ. P. Wheatcroft
B. BurtonB. GrabowskiS. O’BoyleN. Wheatley
E. BushellR. R. GreenfieldG. PerryJ. S. Witte
C. A. ClarkeR. S. HaddockDr T. G. PowellW. Wynne Willson
M. CrillyR. HeskethC. ReedR. Zara
Mrs J. M. CritchleyF. P. N. LakeMrs V. M. Riley