Azed Competition No. 1659  Azed Slip  |  < 1654  |  1663 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1659 Mar 2004SCAREDY-CAT normal26

 

AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. R. GreenfieldI show indecently ready compliance in order to retreat.anag. + C in scat!, & lit.
SecondDr I. S. FletcherChild without guts, say, re act that’s dodgyanag. incl. c(hil)d, & lit.
ThirdR. K. LumsdonOne yellow card? Yes, for doing a heavy tackleanag. + cat
VHCE. J. BurgeCoward? Start of career traced, say, in The Vortexanag. incl. c; ref Noel C.
VHCB. BurtonWith this epithet, harshly decry one consumed by urge to run away?anag. + a in scat, & lit.
VHCB. ButlerA local drink served up during spell in west country – one with no bottlea + cyder (rev.) in scat
VHCC. J. & M. P. ButlerCraven at Crecy, sad, tremblinganag.; craven noun
VHCC. A. Clarke‘Craven A’ and popular tipple suffering a rise in tax – that’s traditionalA + cyder (rev.) in scat; ref cigarettes
VHCN. C. DexterOne shaking at Crecy as danger’s beginning?anag. incl. C, & lit.
VHCV. DixonCissy, lacking guts: dares act? Contrariwiseanag. incl. c(iss)y, & lit.
VHCA. G. FlemingChicken: after carving it I can make tidy stew with carcasecomp. anag.; carve = distribute
VHCH. FreemanAct coward? Yes – I’d do that, emitting cry of anguishanag. less ow, & lit.
VHCJ. P. GuiverChicken dish ready after self-catering? About times/c + anag. + ca, t
VHCC. R. GumbrellIn raddled decay, star gets chop – no spring chickenc(hop) in anag.
VHCD. HarrisCraven aimed especially at kids, namely, ready to broadcast around start of teatimesc. + anag. + ca t, ref John C.’s ‘Newsround’
VHCR. HeskethGiving out cry acted as baby without bottleanag.
VHCD. F. ManleyChicken ready cooked in Tesco can somehow save one being botheredanag. in anag. less anag.
VHCC. G. MillinDicey acts are out of order, for me that isanag. less i.e., & lit.
VHCT. J. MooreyStreet shopping arcade loaded with latest in Arabic jewellery is a sookanag. incl. c, y; shop = imprison
VHCR. J. PalmerMaybe worried character at Dorothy’s rear bursting into sort of singingcared + y in scat, & lit.; ref the Cowardly Lion in ‘The Wizard of Oz’
VHCR. PhillipsI’ve no Ginger – I’ll leave Astaire dancing with Cyd C.anag. less I; ref G. Rogers, Fred A., C. Charisse
VHCA. PlumbJazz singing embodying clubs ready to play funkanag. + c all in scat
VHCN. G. ShippobothamSee ‘cowardy custard’ trembling? Use this word!comp. anag. & lit.
VHCD. H. TompsettWas worried in the outskirts of Sydney about first sign of the dingocared in S, y + ca t
VHCJ. R. TozerHybrid cycads are primarily the spineless typeanag. + t
VHCDr E. YoungIs he worried in plane without more opening of tots?cared in syca(more) + t, & lit.
 

HCs awarded in competition 1659 to:

W. G. ArnottD. C. ClenshawW. F. MainD. J. Short
D. ArthurM. CoatesP. McKennaR. W. Stephenson
D. & N. AsplandE. CrossK. MilanP. L. Stone
B. BalfourG. CuthbertC. J. MorseP. Thacker
M. BarleyD. J. Dare-PlumptonW. MurphyK. Thomas
E. A. BeaulahH. DavidsonT. D. NichollMrs J. E. Townsend
J. R. BeresfordDr R. W. GrantD. J. R. OgilvieDr A. J. Varney
D. J. BexsonJ. GrimesF. R. PalmerM. Wainwright
L. W. BlottD. V. HarryD. PendreyL. Ward
Mrs A. BoyesM. HiderM. L. PerkinsA. J. Wardrop
C. J. BroughamA. HodgsonG. PerryR. J. Whale
Rev Canon C. M. BrounMrs S. G. JohnsonMs F. PlumbM. D. Whitaker
Dr J. BurscoughJ. P. LesterJ. T. PriceMs B. Widger
A. & J. CalderJ. C. LeylandD. Price JonesG. H. Willett
Mrs M. J. CansfieldP. R. LloydW. RansomeD. C. Williamson
P. CargillC. LovingD. R. Robinson 
B. CheesmanMrs J. MackieD. P. Shenkin