Azed Competition No. 1700  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1698  |  1702  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1700 Xmas 2004FIVE-O’CLOCK SHADOW normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. J. Hooper‘In Foreign Office I’ve hit trouble,’ the PM bristlesI’ve in FO + clock shadow
SecondDr J. BurscoughAppearing after poor shave, flocci – OK, covering of hair – when end of afternoon’s passedanag. + dow(n), & lit.
ThirdG. H. WillettEve’s imprint on Adam’s cheeks? It could play havoc with wedlock, if soanag.
VHCJ. BainesShow clean, not scraggy, face – I’d look very out of placeanag. incl. c(lean), v, & lit.
VHCM. BarnesMouldy owd ’Ovis loaf – check what might need trimming at teatimeanag. & lit.
VHCP. ColesI shoved a cow and flock scattered, exposing a bit of stubbleanag.
VHCN. ConnaughtonDusky dial feature?double mng.
VHCN. C. DexterFacial hair spoils chic looks – female avowedanag. incl. f
VHCA. S. EverestCountenance blackening of lovesick cad who is dissemblinganag.
VHCG. I. L. GraftonAwful cad, sick of love, who lately acquired bit of fluff?anag.
VHCR. B. HarlingWhat’s on face if shaved badly around middle of jowl?o’ clock in anag. + ow, & lit.
VHCD. HarrisonWhat’s on face, if shaved carelessly round – beginning of whiskerso’ clock in anag. + O + w, & lit.
VHCD. V. HarryAt start of festivities, flying about low, I’ve hood, sack and whiskersf + anag. incl. c
VHCR. HeskethTricky Dick’s vocal foe who is reason for his 1960 electoral defeat?anag.; ref. Richard Nixon
VHCJ. R. C. MichieCock avoids he-wolf prowling area of stubbleanag.
VHCC. G. MillinIt’s getting dark at teatime, fowl’s cooked and I have endless cold sadlyanag. incl. hav(e), c
VHCT. J. MooreyTime for a sound PM and Howard’s not right, somehow bristles with genial darkness?five o’clock + anag. less r; ref. Radio 4 programme, Michael H.; genial2
VHCR. S. MorsePM bristles, voice quavering amid shock of law being overturned (all about detention, primarily)anag. in anag. incl. d
VHCR. J. PalmerBit of fuzz I have round face manifest before dark’s first set inf + I’ve O clock + a. d in show, & lit.
VHCD. SharpHair in untidy short down over his facelocks in anag. less last letters, & lit.
VHCD. H. TompsettDusky chaps who’d flocks, a voice disturbedanag.; ref. Christmas shepherds
VHCA. J. WardropWhat plays havoc with few kids’ cool?anag. & lit.
VHCR. J. WhaleCompliance in exotic food we lack, Hovis brown features around tea-timeC in anag.

HCs in competition 1700 awarded to:

R. D. AndersonG. CuthbertS. D. JamesA. Plumb
T. AndersonA. J. DornG. JohnstoneP. E. Radburn
D. AppletonC. M. EdmundsJ. P. LesterW. Ransome
D. & N. AsplandDr I. S. FletcherP. R. LloydMs L. Roberts
M. BarleyS. FordB. MacReamoinnH. R. Sanders
J. R. BeresfordH. FreemanW. F. MainM. Sanderson
R. E. BootD. GommD. F. ManleyD. P. Shenkin
C. J. BroughamMrs E. GreenawayP. W. MarlowR. G. Smith
E. J. BurgeD. GriceG. L. McStravickJ. R. Tozer
B. BurtonJ. P. GuiverC. J. MorseMs S. Wallace
Mrs M. J. CansfieldA. & B. HarrisC. OgilvieD. C. Williamson
D. C. ClenshawP. F. HendersonF. R. PalmerA. J. Young
E. CrossV. G. HendersonM. L. PerkinsDr E. Young