Azed Competition No. 1888  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1884  |  1893  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1888 Aug 2008RASTER Printer’s Devilry22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstG. T. McLeanSolving Azed is a seve/n-days’ task 
SecondJ. R. TozerWith no forward docking, spaceship’s going to moo/n 
ThirdD. F. ManleyAmbler won’t be placed in the classics with a swift o/neref. horse racing/classic authors
VHCM. BarkerThe Treasury thinks it’s not fai/ling; crisis may result from dollar ‘credit crunch’ 
VHCP. BartlamI find new baby wea/ry, nappy too rough 
VHCJ. G. BoothA Victorian child often had a firm fat he/n, one ready to flog if need arose 
VHCC. J. BroughamTristram could be a lover of Iseult, o/ne character shrewd and bawdyref. T. Shandy
VHCRev Canon C. M. BrounBeing in Indi/a I felt hat protected me from the sun 
VHCDr J. BurscoughThough her old man regularly took Vi, ag/ility on her part prevented pregnancy 
VHCDr I. S. FletcherSee hospital hand simple men text/ile cleaning to counter MRSA 
VHCG. I. L. GraftonOur vicar’s sermons are not as lacking in substance as this parson’s no/se 
VHCD. V. HarryUK gymnast does floor exercises with flai/ling effort 
VHCS. B. HartDrug squad gives toke/n warning 
VHCMs M. IrvinePuritan theologians offe/nd our way of life 
VHCJ. C. LeylandWhat can beat atmosphere as opera buffs start clapping and jostling o/f elbowsref. Bryn Terfel
VHCC. J. MorseTail-ender in speedboat race had dropped fa/nfan = propeller blade
VHCR. S. MorseTwo tugs in front should be enough to straighten the line/n 
VHCR. J. PalmerFor teachers marking exams: was something to be a/mended? 
VHCN. G. ShippobothamSilver medallist may not be fa/n of winning yacht 
VHCP. L. StoneIn winter I buy de-ice/r, if I can’t I freeze 
VHCR. C. TeutonPerforming Stabat Mater that’s topped the pops? Not exactly elect/rifying act!ref. Clytemnestra, Agamemnon, etc.
VHCL. D. UrquhartCatching lad smoking pot, will police just give toke/n telling-off? 

HCs in competition 1888 awarded to:

R. D. AndersonE. CrossG. JohnstoneC. M. Steele
D. ArthurV. DixonJ. R. H. JonesA. Varney
D. & N. AsplandT. J. DonnellyE. C. LanceMs S. Wallace
M. BarleyD. FieldingP. LawlerA. J. Wardrop
G. D. BatesA. G. FlemingMs R. MacGillivrayJ. Waterton
M. BathH. FreemanJ. McGheeR. J. Whale
C. BoydM. FreemanT. D. NichollF. J. B. Wheen
B. ButlerP. D. GaffeyR. PerryDr M. C. Whelan
C. J. & M. P. ButlerR. J. HealdD. J. SargentMs B. J. Widger
D. A. CampbellR. HeskethJ. M. SharmanDr E. Young
P. CargillM. HodgkinD. P. Shenkin 
N. ConnaughtonL. M. InmanD. J. Short