Azed Competition No. 1589  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1585  |  1593  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1589 Nov 2002JOKESMITH normal26


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. R. TozerFront of kazi covered with rude items by nameless toilet humorist, long gonek + anag. in joh(n)
SecondP. McKennaScogan say, a clown entertaining king, fashion for the first of YorkistsK in Joey with smith for Y; ref. Court Jester to Edward VI
ThirdM. HodgkinJoe Miller’s first skit flopped – hard for old man of comedyanag. incl. M + h; ref. 18c. comedian
VHCM. BarleyJestbook involves him in composition (not a familiar term for the fellow)anag. less bo, & lit.
VHCE. A. BeaulahFor one like Dame Edna it’s a bit hard with mike’s breaking down half way throughanag. central in jot H
VHCJ. R. BeresfordAround the 5th of November is one time for an old-fashioned party with squibsm in joke sith2; one, squib = joke
VHCDr J. BurscoughHash joint smoke – hit may be source of gigglesanag. incl. J
VHCM. CoatesCard? Certainly one associated with spreading chestnutJ oke smith, & lit.; ref. Longfellow, ‘The Village Blacksmith’; J = Jack
VHCR. M. S. CorkOne tried to gag the Mormon founder, putting the leader of Kirtland insideK in Joe Smith; ref. Joseph S. and jailing of leader of Kirtland Mormon HQ, in Carthage, US
VHCE. CrossPal leaving, order him jestbook: Joe Miller, sayanag. less bo; ref. old jokebook
VHCN. C. DexterAnother way to put him? ‘King o’ Jest’anag. incl K, & lit.
VHCV. DixonFranticly making ‘hot’ jests may have given him angstcomp. anag. & lit.; hot = dangerous, stolen, etc.
VHCM. FreemanSee him involved with jest – and very good in thatOK in anag., & lit.
VHCC. R. GumbrellJoint with smoke all over the place avoided by weak person noted for wheezesJ + anag. less w
VHCD. HarrisComical host with mike and a hint of jollity?anag. incl. j, & lit.
VHCJ. C. LeylandBillowing smoke’s stopped just-in-time with hydrant (old stand-up type)anag. in JIT + H
VHCP. LongCast josh with Kermit; not right, but he was funny!anag. less r; ref. Muppets
VHCD. F. ManleyIt’s me possibly feeding a certain Ms Brand (figure not thin!) and Henryanag. in Jo (thin)k H, & lit.; ref. Jo B. and Lenny H.
VHCC. J. MorseAll right in most of his humour, you can pull him up about the rest!OK in jes + t in him (rev.), & lit.
VHCR. J. PalmerSee him jest outrageously? That’s about rightOK in anag., & lit.
VHCR. PhillipsOne must have contrived hokiest Joe Millers initiallyanag. incl. J, M, & lit.; J. M. = old joke
VHCD. J. ShortA card, mainly? This source of mirth will be funny!Joke(r) + anag. incl. m, & lit.
VHCP. L. StoneSmoke joint getting high on it then start to have a funny turnanag. incl. J + it + h
VHCD. H. TompsettJoe Miller’s his, maybe – so he can dress in Joe’s mackintosh!comp. anag.; ref. old jokebook
VHCA. J. WardropWho might make jest – him? That’s about rightOK in anag., & lit.
VHCR. J. WhaleCrack supplier provides joint: exotic smoke with staggering ‘hit’J + anag. + anag.

HCs in competition 1589 awarded to:

Mrs P. A. BaxA. J. DornJ. P. GuiverT. J. Moorey
C. J. BroughamL. K. EdkinsA. & R. HadenM. Overton
Rev Canon C. M. BrounM. P. S. ElliottR. J. HealdF. R. Palmer
E. J. BurgeMrs D. I. FenterR. HeskethD. Price Jones
B. BurtonC. D. S. & E. A. FieldA. HodgsonH. L. Rhodes
C. J. & M. P. ButlerDr I. S. FletcherG. JohnstoneJ. H. Russell
C. W. ClenshawR. E. FordMrs J. MackieM. Sanderson
R. CohenH. FreemanP. W. MarlowV. Seth
A. CoxG. I. L. GraftonJ. R. C. MichieD. P. Shenkin
K. W. CrawfordJ. GrimesB. G. MidgleyN. G. Shippobotham
R. G. CroslandJ. F. GrimshawC. G. MillinMs B. J. Widger