Azed Competition No. 1858  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1856  |  1862  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1858 Jan 2008HUMONGOUS normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstDr I. S. FletcherWhacking no good for Greyfriars’ most seen character in comic?humorous with ng for r; ref. Billy Bunter in ‘The Magnet’
SecondV. DixonTremendous comic, but no good for Romeohumorous with ng for R
ThirdR. J. WhaleI doubt that ordinary North American sandwiches turn out thus!go in hum3 o N US, & lit.
VHCR. D. AndersonUnionist crowd in Chamber endlessly howlingU mong in hous(e)
VHCT. AndersonTuck in to tasty yellow veg when you get Green Gianton ‘go’ in humus; ref. sweetcorn brand
VHCD. ArthurHuge stink about America’s consumption of energyhum + go in on US
VHCC. J. BroughamOversized kid needs responsibility (to restrict fare)hum2 + go in onus; ref. obesity issue
VHCC. A. ClarkeTitanic: entertaining, no good as a slice of realityhumorous with ng for r; ref. film
VHCP. ColesEnormous burden’s sound to leave in another’s keepinghum + go in onus; burden2,1
VHCA. G. FlemingJumbo can be discomposed by mouse, one huge as the farmer’s wife’s threeanag. of 3 tailless words; ref. nursery rhyme
VHCR. GilbertGiven time, enough constant sumo wrestling can make contestant thiscomp. anag. incl. t, & lit.
VHCG. I. L. GraftonBumper issue of gin for me? Ugh! Only regulars knock this backalternate letters rev.
VHCR. J. HealdExtra-large sumo thong, not a little tight, looks funny around Oriental misterU2 in anag. less t
VHCM. HodgkinBanishment order heartless Uranus placed on mortal showing love for a Titanhuman with 0 for a + ‘go’ + U(ranu)s
VHCJ. R. H. JonesBig, bad, no ‘R’, a ‘NG’ in? Funny: that’s ‘Brobdingnagian’!humorous with ng for r, 3 defs.
VHCE. C. LanceGigantic hoax at the expense of you and me, ready to be taken inhum2 + go in on us
VHCP. LongReally bad smell on cheap airline (American)hum on GO US
VHCP. McKennaWicked getting tipsy in lively mug-house with no end of aleon in anag. less e
VHCT. J. MooreyWhaling time and again excused ought … no, must get punishedanag. less t t
VHCD. J. R. OgilvieMega buzz about America consuming energygo in hum on US
VHCD. ParfittPatagonian gaucho’s mount collapses after disregarding a colt’s limitsanag. less a c, t; see Patagonian
VHCD. J. ShortGreat big hug? No – sumo wrestlinganag.
VHCMrs A. TerrillExceptionally bad university crowd filling pub that doesn’t closeU mong in hous(e)
VHCJ. R. TozerTitanic? I have my doubts about journey ahead of ushum3 on go us

HCs in competition 1858 awarded to:

D. AppletonC. GeorgeK. MilanD. R. Robinson
M. BarkerN. C. GoddardC. G. MillinM. Sanderson
M. BarleyG. GoodwinM. MoranD. Sargent
D. J. BexsonD. GriceC. J. MorseD. P. Shenkin
Dr J. BurscoughJ. GrimesR. S. MorseC. M. Steele
D. A. CampbellR. HaddockS. NaysmithP. L. Stone
Mrs M. J. CansfieldR. HamlinM. NorrisC. W. Thomas
D. C. ClenshawDr S. B. HartF. R. PalmerD. H. Tompsett
M. CoatesR. HeskethR. J. PalmerA. Varney
D. CoeC. & C. HintonG. S. ParsonsM. Vodrey
N. ConnaughtonR. J. HooperMrs E. M. PhairP. Voogt
C. DaffernS. D. JamesA. PlumbA. Wallace
R. DeanB. JonesT. G. PowellL. Ward
N. C. DexterM. A. Macdonald-CooperJ. T. PriceA. J. Wardrop
Ms A. DiamondD. W. MackieD. Price JonesA. Whittaker
W. DuffinD. F. ManleyMrs L. J. RobertsD. C. Williamson
J. FaircloughG. McStravickM. Robertson