Azed Competition No. 1598  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1596  |  1602  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1598 Jan 2003PHRASEMONGER normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. C. TeutonHa! Emperor’s new clothes no good – he’s all talk and no trousers!ng in anag.
SecondK. MilanA stylist working on e.g. hair perms? Not I!anag. less I, & lit.
ThirdA. G. ChamberlainHas Premier got one, i.e. to come out with spin?anag. less i.e. to, & lit.
VHCD. AshcroftHis concoctions won’t butter parsnips; it’s to cook with marg he’s proneanag.; ref. ‘Fine words butter no parsnips’
VHCM. BarleyAnemographs are not adapted to register this source of windanag. less first letters; not2 = polled
VHCC. BoydRilke, say, composing the ultimate in High German proseanag. incl. h
VHCD. A. CampbellA high-flier in style, hero prangs me unexpectedlyanag.
VHCE. CrossChurchill, for instance, dashing German hopes about end of warr in anag.
VHCV. DixonHe juggles phonemes and grammar, lacking pithanag. incl. gr(amm)ar, & lit.
VHCG. I. L. Grafton’Er gramophone’s ‘Ring’ output damaged fancy speakeranag. less O
VHCR. R. GreenfieldPreach good short sermon? With a bit of coaching I could do thatanag. incl. g less c, & lit.
VHCJ. P. GuiverI’d be outstanding where aphorism genre’s concernedanag. less I, & lit.
VHCC. R. GumbrellNo epigram is he doing without each one being overwrought? Rightanag. less I, I + r, & lit.
VHCR. J. HealdElite —— could be styled ‘the prime sloganeer’comp. anag. & lit.
VHCV. G. HendersonHear me prosing crudely? Not Ianag. less I, & lit.
VHCR. J. HooperOne who over-refines words in interpretation of Morgen, perhaps, neglecting pianoanag. less p; ref. Richard Strauss song
VHCC. G. MillinLong-winded speaker turns on bankers, annual return and payment by instalmentsre gnomes AR HP (all rev.)
VHCR. J. PalmerWho deploys prose range with extremes of hyperbolism?anag. incl. h, m, & lit.
VHCR. PhillipsWhat embodies my turned expression could be sharper!gnome (rev) in anag., & lit.
VHCW. RansomeArtful Eng. (or metre) shaper?anag. incl m, & lit.
VHCA. J. RedstoneI exhibit prize bull but, breaking loose, he gores PR mananag.
VHCD. R. Robinson‘Mr Gas’, he. Prone to spinanag. & lit.
VHCMrs J. E. TownsendEloquent commentator, e.g. Marr, opens fluently covering first of headlinesh in anag.; ref. Andrew M.
VHCJ. R. TozerThere’s no butter on his parsnips and soft marge on hers, possibly?p + anag.; ‘Fine words butter no parsnips’

HCs in competition 1598 awarded to:

M. BarnesN. C. DexterG. JohnstoneT. Smith
I. M. BartonT. J. DonnellyF. P. N. LakeP. L. Stone
M. BathA. J. DornP. M. Lamont SmithJ. B. Sweeting
E. A. BeaulahJ. DromeyP. R. LloydG. Telfer
J. R. BeresfordW. DuffinP. W. MarlowC. W. Thomas
Mrs F. A. BlanchardC. M. EdmundsJ. McGregorD. H. Tompsett
J. G. BoothC. D. S. & E. A. FieldT. J. MooreyDr I. Torbe
C. J. BroughamA. G. FlemingI. MorganMrs C. Velarde
E. J. BurgeDr I. S. FletcherC. J. MorseD. J. Waddams
Dr J. BurscoughH. FreemanMs J. NormanA. J. Wardrop
B. BurtonN. C. GoddardF. R. PalmerM. J. E. Wareham
C. J. & M. P. ButlerJ. GrimesC. PearsonR. J. Whale
I. CarrR. J. HannamJ. T. PriceDr M. C. Whelan
M. CasserleyMrs A. HarrisD. Price JonesM. Whitmore
J. & B. ChennellsR. HeskethA. RothG. H. Willett
M. CutterG. HigginbothamM. SandersonD. C. Williamson
P. A. DaviesW. JacksonW. J. M. ScotlandDr E. Young
R. DeanMrs M. JanssenD. P. Shenkin