Azed Competition No. 1818  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1814  |  1823  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1818 Apr 2007POISSO(N) D’AVRIL Letters Latent21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. F. ManleyThis wheeze? I hope AZ soIver wised up!comp. anag. & lit.; up = in an excited state
SecondM. GoodliffeLegumes drink fluid, a type of sappois soda vril
ThirdA. J. WardropOne who’s had a drop of vodka spoils radio broadcastanag. incl. v
VHCD. AppletonTrivial spoof one associates with special date – silly, not often funnyanag. incl. s, d less anag., & lit.
VHCR. E. BootCould be dubious spaghetti trees or unusual ravioli’s podsanag.; ref. famous ‘Panorama’ spoof
VHCD. J. Dare-PlumptonVoilà! Pris! So … dupe at the 1st being raggedanag. incl. d, & lit.
VHCG. I. L. GraftonGull avoids P&O’s liner at sea (only odd bits of neep thrown out)anag. less n, e
VHCR. J. HealdBatter should primarily avoid slip or he’s sure to be caught out by a fast oneanag. incl. s
VHCP. F. HendersonRavioli’s ‘pods’ confused one taken in by spaghetti ‘trees’anag.; ref. ‘Panorama’ spoof
VHCR. HeskethAvoid slips or blunders to get a mark one’s been after in French translationanag.; mark = suitable victim
VHCM. HodgkinRancid old pissoir, outside convenience left off annual urine extraction routine?(l)av in anag.; i.e. taking the piss
VHCL. M. InmanDavro spoils one funny foreign jokeanag. incl. I; ref. Bobby D.
VHCS. D. JamesI fall into trap door via slips in performanceanag.
VHCI. D. McDonaldAvoid slips or possibly one will be victim of spinneranag.
VHCD. ParfittCuckoo solo is very rapid – a mark of Spring?anag. incl. v; mark = suitable victim
VHCR. PerryGauloise butt lawyer deposited in rickety old pissoirAv. in anag.
VHCMrs L. J. RobertsSpring fall, so violas drip, sousedanag.; fall2
VHCV. SethPerhaps spaghetti tree sap could be processed to make square ravioli podsanag. incl. S; ref. ‘Panorama’ spoof
VHCN. G. ShippobothamDate 01/04 ends in leg-pull for this sap abroadanag. of d 0 I 0 IV l r s sap, & lit.
VHCG. H. WillettIn France what is typically green clod very taken in by devious liar?pois + sod + v in anag., & lit.
VHCD. C. WilliamsonOrigins of spaghetti spoof, found in shredded ravioli pod?s, s in anag., & lit.; ref. ‘Panorama’ spoof

HCs in competition 1818 awarded to:

N. AinleyV. DixonP. W. MarlowI. Simpson
T. AndersonM. DraperL. F. MarzillierP. L. Stone
D. ArthurC. M. EdmundsJ. R. C. MichieK. Thomas
D. & N. AsplandC. D. S. & E. A. FieldT. J. MooreyD. Tilley
K. BadmanDr I. S. FletcherC. J. MorseMs S. Wallace
C. BoydC. GeorgeW. MurphyL. Ward
C. J. BroughamR. GilbertF. R. PalmerJ. Woodall
Rev Canon C. M. BrounJ. F. GrimshawG. & J. ParsonsDr E. Young
E. J. BurgeB. HitmanW. RansomeR. Zara
D. CarterM. JonesD. R. Robinson 
R. DeanN. MacSweeneyD. Shiell 
N. C. DexterW. F. MainD. J. Short