Azed Competition No. 1856  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1853  |  1858  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1856 Xmas 2007LITAS Printer’s Devilry25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstH. FreemanGreens on, ba/ked brown, with capon warmingref. Bali conference on climate change
SecondDr E. YoungBig star for now El/ton is: he’s ahead of present takers 
ThirdM. BarleyThe public’s found lo/o offensive – there was a huge stink!‘Lolita’
VHCP. A. CashTabloid paid chambermaid to tel/ex scandal about goings-on up at the manor 
VHCE. CrossSelf-advertising eccentricity accounts for the celebrity da/ted from 1940 onwardsref. Salvador Dali
VHCN. C. DexterDo paedophiles dream of seeing an under-age lo/t? Ripping!Lolita
VHCA. S. EverestThe ‘brawn’, when found badly pickled in the local, de/test art 
VHCJ. GlassonburyThe locomotive sp/un, derailing train; passengers hospitalized 
VHCR. J. HealdAfter fighting, his opponent co-opera/ted – another sweet victory!ref. Henry Cooper, Muhammad Ali
VHCB. JonesSpicy hot da/te Di’s a little tart! 
VHCE. C. LanceAlthough some people were ill after eating the freshly caught herring, sal/ted were fine 
VHCD. F. ManleyA safe line won’t let anybody bel/t up – idly conceived plan must goref. Aesop’s fable ‘Belling the Cat’
VHCT. J. MooreyThe novel lo/o out of order with a loose minor coupling caused a stink‘Lolita’
VHCR. S. MorseA homesp/un Derby hat, redone, is sad to see 
VHCR. A. NortonThe too generous host may proffer a large whisky and cal/m all on E 
VHCR. J. PalmerCute missions by half-ba/ked politicians at summitref. Bali conference on climate change
VHCD. ParfittSlavering old dog eyes a tenderlo/in fullyLolita
VHCK. RaeAfter seasoning my Christmas mea/t – ethereal flavours! 
VHCD. R. RobinsonTo satisfy the sensational press reporters tel/ex scandal 
VHCD. J. ShortWhen you find a stable, star/e – a son of peace and goodwill has come 
VHCN. TalbottGuiding light towards ‘Table of Jesus’, the magic al/tar of Bethlehem 
VHCD. H. Tompsett‘New Markets’ – big meeting – what might imperi/al lenders attack?see sallenders
VHCJ. R. TozerWise men reaching the stable so star/k where a King may be found 
VHCA. WhittakerMurali’s doosra sp/un, derailing English battingref. M. Muralitharan
VHCM. P. YoungVisit Diocletian’s palace in sp/ite of local interestin Split

HCs in competition 1856 awarded to:

T. AndersonR. EastwoodR. JacksD. L. Roberts
R. BatesJ. EdgingtonMrs S. D. JohnsonMrs L. J. Roberts
C. J. BroughamJ. FaircloughG. JohnstoneM. Sanderson
Rev Canon C. M. BrounA. G. FlemingL. & B. KeaneA. Scott
Mrs M. J. CansfieldDr I. S. FletcherJ. P. LesterV. Seth
P. CargillJ. GillC. G. MillinD. P. Shenkin
H. CassonM. GoodliffeR. MurdochR. I. Sutherland
N. ConnaughtonG. I. L. GraftonD. J. R. OgilvieMrs A. Terrill
J. CowhigJ. GrimesF. R. PalmerF. J. B. Wheen
K. J. CrookD. HarrisM. L. PerkinsP. O. G. White
V. DixonD. V. HarryG. PerryMs S. Wise
T. J. DonnellyR. HeskethT. G. PowellA. J. Young
M. DraperM. HodgkinW. Ransome 
W. DreverR. J. HooperD. Reed