Azed Competition No. 135  Azed Slip  |  ◀  130  |  139  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
135 Oct 1974GABIONADE normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. O. ButcherI form bulges erected on a defence’s sidesI bag (rev.) on a d, e, & lit.
SecondC. Allen BakerTurn-up collar – one aid possibly in protection against stormbag (rev.) + anag.
ThirdC. J. MorseOne container piled up on top of another – a segment of defenceI bag (rev.) on a de, & lit.
VHCE. A. BeaulahEarthy old bags perhaps love getting involved in improper badinage0 in anag.
VHCT. E. BellThere may be a big one surrounding a donjon’s entrancea, d in anag., & lit.
VHCE. ChalkleyOne will have to steal up on a couple of defenders in thisI bag (rev.) on a de, & lit.
VHCP. R. ClemowYou need a bit of guts to stick around on a parapetg + on a in abide
VHCA. J. CrowWest Brom., conceding second one, get some stick about crude defenceA(l)bion in gade
VHCCdr H. H. L. DicksonFaulty big end; ring A.A. It’s no insurance against a charge, these daysanag. incl. O
VHCMrs J. O. FullerOne secure bank on a sector of defenceI bag (rev.) + on a de, & lit.; bank v.i.
VHCP. D. GaffeyGo topless and have rude badinage about neat breastwork(g)o in anag.
VHCR. GreenfieldSconce, perhaps, passed round in a bodegaanag.; sconce = earthwork
VHCA. H. JonesAfter Golombek’s opening, a bad one, I moved, finding defence against knights’ attacksG + anag.; ref. Harry G., chess
VHCJ. R. KirbyWhat, when erected, may provide secure cover to aid one under attackbag (rev.) + anag., & lit.
VHCA. D. LeggeBasketwork bar becoming in a bodegaanag.
VHCL. E. LodgeGuard against grape fermented in a bodegaanag.; grape = grapeshot
VHCD. F. ManleyBegad – Ai collapsed with no defence against invadersanag.; ref. Joshua 8
VHCT. A. MartinAbandoning last bit of cover, reform brigade on a sort of rampartanag. less r
VHCH. W. MassinghamA bottomless protection, round and worked in eartha bi(b) O + anag., all in Ge, & lit.
VHCL. MayBunker hill had a big one, with no end of earth, overthrownanag. less h; ref. American War of Independence
VHCS. L. PatonOne topless girdle without build-up supporting with uplift blowzy female’s breastworksbag (rev.) + ad in I (z)one
VHCF. B. StubbsSystem using reinforced earth could take a big anode in circuitanag.
VHCM. J. SucklingBrighton and Hove lose league in old style defenceA(l)bion in gade
VHCRev C. D. WestbrookOne would shelter in one with a big shot coming over perhapsanag. + a ’d in one, & lit.
VHCD. C. WilliamsonIgloo an abode with no W.C. – dashed for baskets of earth (no seats)anag. less loo

HCs in competition 135 awarded to:

R. B. AdcockR. S. CaffynJ. J. GoulstoneP. G. O’Gorman
Col P. S. BainesE. DaviesD. V. HarryDr R. J. Palmer
J. BakerR. DeanS. HolgateMrs E. M. Phair
M. J. BalfourA. L. DennisE. M. HornbyMrs D. M. C. Prichard
J. W. BatesJ. D. EdeC. L. JonesE. W. Richart
Mrs F. BlanchardP. S. ElliottH. R. LockhartT. A. Simmerson
F. L. BootMiss L. EveleighL. K. MaltbyJ. R. Stocks
Mrs A. BoyesM. A. FirmanD. McLarenBrig R. F. E. Stoney
R. BrainM. ForrestD. P. M. MichaelR. H. Tillcock
S. J. BransonE. A. FreeJ. T. MiltonG. A. Tomlinson
Miss E. BrowettC. C. M. GiffinW. L. MironR. D. Vaughan Davies
E. J. BurgeG. P. GoddardD. S. NagleMrs M. P. Webber
E. W. BurtonN. C. GoddardP. M. NeweyL. C. Wright
D. A. H. ByattS. GoldieF. E. NewloveDr E. Young