Azed Competition No. 1387  Azed Slip  |  < 1385  |  1389 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1387 Xmas 1998Dylan Thomas: A Child’s Christmas in Wales Anagram24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. R. GumbrellIt has charm, this Swansea man’s cold idyll 
SecondR. K. LumsdonIt has Caitlin’s man’s old-Welsh-days’ charm. 
ThirdH. FreemanRash Mandy – will scandal cost him his seat? 
VHCDr P. M. J. BennettClinton hails clashes with Saddam’s army. 
VHCJ. G. BoothChilly Mandelson admits his act was rash. 
VHCN. ConnaughtonA Swansea lad’s idyllic charms this month. 
VHCE. DawidMary’s small lad is in thatch and a cow’s shed. 
VHCN. C. Dexter‘Silly with cash a/c,’ admits rash Mandelson. 
VHCA. J. DornMS which recalls a man’s distant holidays. 
VHCA. G. FlemingA laddish, romantic Welshman’s classy hit. 
VHCM. Freeman‘Christians all, he’d command thy wassails.’ 
VHCP. GraystoneSaddam rashly has missile – watch Clinton! 
VHCR. HeskethI say Clinton’s hi-tech war’ll smash Saddam. 
VHCA. J. KnottIn chill snow’s midst, chaste Mary has a lad. 
VHCJ. C. LeylandLiar Clinton has a messy clash with Saddam. 
VHCH. W. MassinghamHis star hallows a shed, and in mystic clam. 
VHCC. J. MorseDid Santa charm this small Welsh scion? Ay. 
VHCS. J. O’BoyleMandelson claims drily that cash was his. 
VHCR. J. PalmerA Swansea lad calls to mind his rich myths. 
VHCMrs D. M. C. PrichardA mad Welshman told this yarn – his classic. 
VHCD. R. RobinsonMandy’s whimsical cash loan’s titled ‘rash’. 
VHCJ. R. TozerCash scam hit Mandelson hard. It was silly! 
VHCW. Wynne WillsonClinton (with CIA) says shells harm Saddam. 
VHCR. ZaraCash loan which rattles Mandy: dismissal! 

HCs awarded in competition 1387 to:

D. AppletonP. CrozierS. M. LeatherD. Price Jones
A. BarkerP. A. DaviesP. LloydA. Roth
M. BathMs N. DavisC. LovingM. G. Rupp
J. R. BeresfordR. V. DeardenD. F. ManleyR. G. Smith
R. E. BootA. S. EverestP. W. MarlowP. L. Stone
Rev Canon C. M. BrounMrs C. FirthRev M. MetcalfR. S. Sullivan
Dr J. BurscoughD. C. FrickerI. MorganJ. Tebbutt
B. BurtonV. G. HendersonP. W. NashMrs J. E. Townsend
D. BuxtonT. JacobsT. D. NichollL. Ward
W. ChandlerMrs S. D. JohnsonMs S. M. OdberG. H. Willett
C. A. ClarkeG. JohnstoneM. C. ParfittM. A. L. Willey
Ms S. C. CockburnF. P. N. LakeG. & J. ParsonsDr E. Young
D. B. CrossDr D. LambertJ. PearceM. P. Young