Azed Competition No. 1953  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1949  |  1958  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1953 Nov 2009TRAUMA (misprint of T) Misprints23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstM. A. Macdonald-CooperHears of distraught mother’s emotional shockheart; (dis)trau(ght) + ma
SecondP. McKennaBroken metatarsus sews badly leaving emotional shocksets; anag. less anag.
ThirdW. F. MainPerhaps confusion would result when a rum is drunk in tapas bar actioncontusion; anag. in ta(pas)
VHCD. ArthurDrug now used for amateur suffering injurynot; anag. less E
VHCM. BarkerFirst signs of horrid reaction after undergoing major accident?torrid; first letters & lit.
VHCM. BarleyMarket in recession: it’s for everyone involved a painful stagestate; U in mart (rev.) + a
VHCJ. G. BoothTaking a bend in ramshackle pram can give you a shocktram; a U in anag.
VHCC. A. ClarkeKnocking our favourite finally from amateur dancing produces a shock reactionout; anag. less e
VHCP. ColesDance forgotten, Travolta encountering Thurman’s shocked starestate; Tra(volta) + Uma; ref. film ‘Pulp Fiction’
VHCE. CrossShock occasioned by gold found stashed in rickety pramtram; Au in anag.
VHCV. DixonRank amateur eliminating Spain produces a shocked starestate; anag. less E
VHCT. J. DonnellyRadium digested in rum a shocking experiencetum; Ra in tum a
VHCC. M. EdmundsAmateur dancing, when excess energy leaves shattered stage?state; anag. less E
VHCA. G. FlemingFaces of terrorised reveal an utter mystification and a shocked starestate; first letters
VHCDr I. S. FletcherResult of shocking incident by Capone, not ending with one insideCapote; a in Truma(n); ref. St Valentine’s Day massacre and T. Capote’s ‘In Cold Blood’
VHCR. Gilbert‘Amateur’ communications manager’s rewiring causes shockretiring; am. UART (all rev.)
VHCA. & R. HadenEngineers leaving armature light may lead to injurytight; anag. less RE
VHCG. JohnstoneRevolutionary Marat soaking in a tub’s content … one sees the scene for forthcoming shocksets; (t)u(b) in anag.
VHCC. LovingWhat a brick cyclist runs into – it’s a cut arm with canine knocked out unfortunatelytrick; anag. less c; trick cyclist = psychiatrist
VHCD. F. ManleyMarker showing recession going to year’s third quarter with UK not half in distressmarket; U(K) in mart (rev.) + (ye)a(r)
VHCJ. R. C. MichieDefective armature, half of wire worn out, cause shocktorn; anag. less (wi)re
VHCT. J. MooreyAre millions in a reduced state as backed banks make a packet?take; r a in m in a UT (rev.); bank vt., packet = injury
VHCA. PlumbWound arm with gun’s second shot in LATA; anag. incl. u in TA

HCs in competition 1953 awarded to:

T. AndersonL. K. EdkinsRev Prebendary M. R. MetcalfMs S. Wallace
D. AppletonG. I. L. GraftonD. S. MillerL. Ward
D. & N. AsplandR. B. HarlingC. G. MillinA. J. Wardrop
T. C. BorlandD. HarrisC. J. MorseT. West-Taylor
A. W. BrookeP. F. HendersonJ. PearceG. H. Willett
C. J. BroughamR. HeskethR. PerryD. Willmott
Dr J. BurscoughM. HodgkinA. PhillipsJ. Woodall
P. CargillR. J. HooperMs F. PlumbDr E. Young
T. CrowtherMrs S. G. JohnsonT. Railton 
W. DreverJ. C. LeylandD. P. Shenkin 
T. & D. EastP. W. MarlowD. H. Tompsett