Azed Competition No. 1779  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1775  |  1784  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1779 Jul 2006NEWIE (misprint of U) Misprints21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstE. CrossThis is fresh oat scone WI exhibits (just a slice thereof)out; hidden
SecondC. J. MorseNot as it was, Women’s Institute wants end to ‘housewife’: this is jest of the momentjust; ne WI e; ref. recent WI announcement
ThirdI. SimpsonCry of 2006? Portuguese finally win, English knocked outcru; anag. incl. e, E; ref. World Cup
VHCT. AndersonWhat flesh could be nominated the essence of Rhine wienerwurst?flush (= sudden growth); hidden
VHCD. ArthurUnderwriter regularly discloses debit itemdebut; alternate letters
VHCD. C. ClenshawLeaders of nanotechnology evolution will inevitably exhibit latest babblebauble; first letters
VHCV. DixonOne you’ve seen bat lately, not previously one in our teambut; ne + I in we
VHCA. S. EverestInformal label for a bottle of most wine that ferments about middle of September?must; e in anag.; must2
VHCM. GoodliffeIs this jest contrived, Ernie Wise not getting rise somehow?just; Ernie Wise less anag.
VHCG. I. L. GraftonCity backing insurance covering contents for what’s as yet untorcheduntouched; wen (rev.) + i, e
VHCJ. GrimesFresh constriction that is displacing trade in racecourseconstruction; i.e. for market in Newmarket
VHCM. HodgkinSome sinew I exercised a bit of recently got stiffstuff; hidden
VHCD. F. ManleyIt’s only jest here, trap throwing leader of Tories? Send message: Remove Ross’s face!just; ne(T) + wi(R)e; ref. Jonathan R.’s ‘vulgar’ interview of D. Cameron
VHCC. G. MillinTraditionally a bride’s most regularly given away in her whitemust; alternate letters; ‘something old, something new …’
VHCT. J. MooreyWhat’s recently oft associated with US President? Thousands sacrificedout; (k)new I(k)e
VHCW. RansomeBedding item, perhaps, in magazine I went inside and read aboutbudding; hidden rev.
VHCN. G. ShippobothamDefinition of mallet, for example, one wields in the middlemullet; hidden; see Chambers preface, page vii
VHCMrs A. TerrillWord ‘pet’ in C, say for the first time gives n ‘sheep one’s brought inside’put; n + I in ewe
VHCR. C. TeutonWhat’s making debit note get waived regularly?debut; n + alternate letters
VHCG. H. WillettAsk to take time off in the country? That’s a debit itemdebut; new(t) i.e.; ask2
VHCDr E. YoungIs bed one we fancy, with Emin smothering marks?bud; anag. less m; ref. Tracey E.’s 1999 creation

HCs in competition 1779 awarded to:

D. AppletonG. CuthbertD. J. KnightM. Sanderson
D. & N. AsplandE. DawidE. C. LanceD. P. Shenkin
M. BarleyR. DeanP. LongT. Smith
C. J. BroughamN. C. DexterW. F. MainP. L. Stone
E. J. BurgeW. DreverP. W. MarlowD. H. Tompsett
B. BurtonC. M. EdmundsL. F. MarzillierJ. R. Tozer
C. J. & M. P. ButlerDr I. S. FletcherJ. R. C. MichieR. J. Whale
Mrs M. J. CansfieldR. HaddockW. MurphyD. C. Williamson
P. A. CashM. HanleyR. J. PalmerJ. Woodall
A. G. ChamberlainD. V. HarryD. Parfitt 
C. A. ClarkeP. F. HendersonM. L. Perkins 
N. ConnaughtonG. JohnstoneD. Price Jones