Azed Competition No. 1871  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1866  |  1875  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1871 Apr 2008FAIRY GOLD normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. A. ClarkeCause of inflation unknown, government in collapse, money becoming worthlessair y G in fold
SecondC. J. MorseWhat’s capital in El Dorado? Should I go for that, it might become faded gloryanag. with I for E D, & lit.
ThirdT. J. MooreySugar in withering form does love firing lady in castanag. incl. 0 less in; ref. Alan S. in ‘The Apprentice’
VHCM. BarleyMoney changing ultimately into what’s dry and wrinkly (i.e. leaves)y g in fair + old(i.e.), & lit.
VHCJ. G. BoothFalse notes coming from loud and riotous goliardyf + anag.
VHCD. A. CampbellJust yen, or funny money?fair Y gold; or2
VHCMrs M. J. CansfieldThis changes into dry foliage – no end of change?anag. less e, & lit.
VHCP. CargillLuxuries like castles in Spain? Dago firmly condemned squandering moneyanag. less M; dago, offensive
VHCN. C. DexterWhat use such money if a grand or £500 end in leafy withering?anag. of if a g or LD y, & lit.
VHCV. DixonIt makes one mistakenly glory, taken in by a fleeting fancyI + anag., all in fad, & lit.
VHCA. G. FlemingFollowing breeze, year’s first, good and early, windfallf air y g old
VHCDr I. S. FletcherThis root of evil, dry foliage after transformation?comp. anag. incl. e, & lit.
VHCR. J. HealdFaldo dropping a shot admits Open golf prize proving elusiveairy G in anag. less a; NATO alphabet
VHCP. F. HendersonSpecie that’s specious, turning dull with a capital D!fair + logy (rev.) + D, & lit.
VHCJ. C. LeylandIf a ‘Del Boy’ hints of getting rich quick … could this be result?comp. anag. incl. g r, & lit.; ref. ‘Only Fools and Horses’
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperPelf, when penniless, or ——?fairy + gold, & lit.; i.e. pelf less p = elf; or2
VHCP. McKennaBlond Tory finally with good grip in ’Ackney means to come as a surprisefair y g ’old; ref. Boris Johnson
VHCC. G. MillinThis money, elfin initially, changes into dry foliagecomp. anag. incl. e, & lit.
VHCC. OgilvieErsatz bread, unpleasantly gray if past the sell-by dateanag. + old
VHCD. ParfittDeceptively gifted scratch golfer with a ‘DIY’ swing, striking centre of greenanag. less e; scratch = cash
VHCP. L. StoneBligh’s heart pounding throughout mutinous day for Bounty, one imaginesanag. of (B)lig(h) distributed through anag.
VHCJ. R. TozerTidy yard or it could soon be all dead leavesfair y gold; or2

HCs in competition 1871 awarded to:

T. AndersonN. ConnaughtonMrs S. G. JohnsonN. Simpson
W. G. ArnottE. CrossM. LivermoreA. Streatfield
D. ArthurR. DeanW. F. MainMrs A. Terrill
D. & N. AsplandW. DuffinJ. R. C. MichieR. C. Teuton
M. BarkerR. GilbertR. S. MorseD. H. Tompsett
R. BatesR. GriffinMs J. NormanMs S. Wallace
R. E. BootJ. F. GrimshawD. J. R. OgilvieA. J. Wardrop
C. BoydD. V. HarryF. R. PalmerR. J. Whale
A. W. BrookeP. HeffernanR. PerryA. Whittaker
C. J. BroughamM. HodgkinA. PlumbG. H. Willett
E. J. BurgeMrs P. E. HoweDr T. G. PowellA. J. Young
A. & J. CalderDr D. S. HubbleD. R. RobinsonR. Zara
B. CheesmanMrs D. B. JenkinsonS. Saunders 
M. CoatesMrs S. D. JohnsonN. G. Shippobotham