Azed Competition No. 1537  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1533  |  1541  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1537 Nov 2001CAFTAN normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. C. DexterDress with not much leg showing – in fact possibly just a pair of anklesanag. + an, & lit.
SecondM. BarleySee one worn around Ankara, covering all but head and feetA(nkara) ft in c an, & lit.
ThirdC. A. ClarkeLoose Middle-Eastern outfit sheltering one violent fanaticanag. less I; ref. al-Qaida
VHCJ. R. BeresfordWhat hangs loose in toilet? Answer: papera FT in can
VHCC. M. EdmundsTrios from café-chantant clobber ‘alla Turca’i.e. caf tan
VHCR. HeskethWhat East African might change into after leaving serai refreshed?anag. less anag. & lit.
VHCJ. P. LesterButt (round behind) loose garment revealedaft in can
VHCJ. C. LeylandFat’s badly in fire for Bush: answer? ‘Clobber Oriental!’anag. in can; ref. Iraq
VHCD. F. ManleyWhirling fanatic? One may be cloaked in thisanag. less I, & lit.
VHCT. J. MooreyName piece of clothing from the East, wherein you conceal a fat bum!anag. in n c (rev.)
VHCC. J. MorseSomething containing to hide wobbly fat about and behind oneanag. in can, c. + aft an, & lit.
VHCF. R. PalmerGarment, long and loose, mostly to resist winds and sun?fac(e) (rev.) + tan
VHCR. J. PalmerAfghan coat could form leading items of old hippie garb together with a ——comp. anag. incl. o, h, g, a, & lit.
VHCJ. PearceFor slop in toilet, the best grade paper is requiredA FT in can
VHCD. Price JonesPerhaps Persian one’s seen wrapped around femalef in cat an, & lit.
VHCD. J. ShortAlmost head to foot one may be covered by thisca(p) + ft an, & lit.
VHCD. A. SimmonsA fine cat that is ejected goes wild – see that Persian shift!anag. less i.e.
VHCA. StreatfieldPersian, for instance, has one on, concealing a bit of flabf in cat an, & lit.
VHCD. H. TompsettOttoman’s loose cover – selvages of chinchilla, felt and Acrilanfirst and last letters
VHCJ. R. TozerMUFTI in Central Asia? Small Corps on foot, active inside Afghanistan’s bordersC + ft a in A, n; see MUFTI in C.
VHCL. WardThis robe’s commodious behind conceals the same!aft in can
VHCM. J. E. WarehamDefence employed against Sun about newspaper articleca. FT an
VHCDr E. YoungMiddle-Eastem outfit behind making bin Ladenaft in can; ref. Osama

HCs in competition 1537 awarded to:

D. ArthurM. CasserleyB. HitmanC. Pearson
F. D. H. AtkinsonC. W. ClenshawM. HodgkinR. Perry
E. A. BeaulahS. CollinsW. JacksonD. R. Robinson
W. A. BenthamN. ConnaughtonMs M. JanssenD. Roseveare
Mrs F. A. BlanchardR. M. S. CorkF. P. N. LakeD. P. Shenkin
C. BoydL. J. DavenportP. R. LloydR. G. Smith
K. BroughR. DeanD. W. MackieP. L. Stone
C. J. BroughamJ. DromeyMrs J. MackieS. J. J. Tiffin
Rev Canon C. M. BrounR. R. GreenfieldW. F. MainMrs J. E. Townsend
E. J. BurgeR. GriffinR. J. MathersM. H. E. Watson
Dr J. BurscoughJ. GrimesP. McKennaP. O. G. White
B. BurtonJ. P. GuiverRev M. R. MetcalfMs B. Widger
D. BuxtonC. R. GumbrellK. MilanG. H. Willett
D. A. CampbellR. G. HarrisW. MurphyJ. S. Witte