Azed Competition No. 1415  Azed Slip  |  < 1411  |  1419 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1415 Jul 1999MANATI Printer’s Devilry24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. J. WhaleRo/me’s face is strangely not italicRoman, a Times face, is strangely not italic
SecondN. C. DexterAt mention of Pete beating best of the English? Menti/on ‘sorrows’! 
ThirdA. J. DornThat’s another Wimbledon final with noti/ons confounded. 
VHCD. AshcroftWe met a show/biz agent running Spanish night-clubs. 
VHCP. BiddlecombeAfter dinner in old Rangoon, I gave a bur/p. 
VHCJ. M. BrownCricket coach gives bat s/pin practice. 
VHCC. J. & M. P. ButlerTo sla/ves culture is an imperial privilege. 
VHCP. A. CashTo improve pay, mini/on recently adopted the Social Chapter. 
VHCC. A. ClarkeGive a gas/p when central heating is fixed promptly. 
VHCE. DawidSee Scottish bar/s lay on duty-free to serve malt whisky! 
VHCH. FreemanWith David, co-le/t des res, Ted, from Mike?ref D. Coleman, D. Lynam, sports commentators
VHCR. J. HealdOld Scrooge stubbornly refused to give: ‘Post/pone Christmas!’ 
VHCMrs B. E. HendersonSprightly Anglican liturgy displeases me: I like dro/ny bit better. 
VHCT. JacobsClippie exposes bus/t to grateful inspector. 
VHCH. M. LloydWith a steady flow of ginse/ng from the bar, we got plenty of tonic. 
VHCD. F. ManleyAzed says, ‘Solving wo/e I swear I don’t want!’ref AZ tie
VHCT. J. MooreyPhilosophically an eon is an e/on, by God! 
VHCC. J. MorseEarly railways had steam-e/ngine missions that would be banned today. 
VHCS. L. PatonWill the horse set Cossack company a ta/ngle? 
VHCJ. PearceBat/tle for heroin a hood always wins. 
VHCD. Price JonesPope’s shocked at seeing ro/t in St Peter’s. 
VHCA. StreatfieldGiving bat/tle would honour Wayneref Bruce W, aka Batman
VHCMrs J. E. TownsendSee, this bigwig wa/ves proudly showing off to chief. 
VHCM. WhitmoreWe seek an escaped crusader in the bat/tle the dark knight tookBatman created by Bob Kane

HCs awarded in competition 1415 to:

G. W. AllanE. CrossM. D. LawsF. R. Palmer
F. D. H. AtkinsonP. CrozierJ. P. LesterR. J. Palmer
M. J. BalfourM. CutterJ. C. LeylandD. Pendrey
M. BarleyR. DeanC. J. LoweG. Perry
E. BassettR. V. DeardenC. LuskH. L. Rhodes
E. A. BeaulahV. DixonMs R. MacGillivrayN. G. Shippobotham
J. R. BeresfordA. G. FlemingW. F. MainD. J. Short
S. BestD. A. GingerG. R. MasonM. Sloman
Mrs A. BoyesS. GouldK. McDermidB. Timmins
Dr J. BurscoughD. W. GriceG. D. MeddingsJ. R. Tozer
B. BurtonC. R. GumbrellN. MellonR. Vaughan Davies
D. BuxtonR. J. HannamJ. R. C. MichieA. J. Wardrop
I. CarrR. HeskethC. G. MillinDr M. C. Whelan
C. W. ClenshawMrs D. B. JenkinsonI. MorganP. O. G. White
N. ConnaughtonG. JohnstoneR. MurdochM. A. L. Willey
R. M. S. CorkL. T. KillipR. A. NortonJ. Woodall
K. W. CrawfordF. P. N. LakeS. J. O’Boyle