Azed Competition No. 1958  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1953  |  1960  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1958 Dec 2009HANGDOG normal21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. J. HooperIt’s looking like a wet weekend with chill to followhang + dog
SecondD. F. ManleyDicky had no gee-gee – losing leader of England totally downcastanag. less all E’s; ref. Richard III
ThirdJ. C. LeylandHow nagged husband possibly appears after wife he upset’s let fly?anag. incl. h less anag. incl. w, & lit.
VHCD. K. ArnottGough and Hoggard not playing, missing fantastic tour, could become two such miserable specimensdouble anag. less anag. of tour; ref. cricketers
VHCD. ArthurGet so frustrated with Inland Revenue – it’s hard goingcomp. anag. incl. IR
VHCM. BarleyGoing with head bowed, i.e. abjectanag. less i.e., & lit.; abject = cast aside
VHCT. CrowtherSeemingly depressed, Van Gogh died not very subtlyanag. incl. d, less v
VHCJ. A. ElliottWith leftmost extremity severed, Van Gogh died troubled and downcastanag. incl. d less V
VHCJ. FaircloughLopped Van Gogh died tragically downcastanag. incl. d less V; lop = cut head off
VHCDr I. S. FletcherRats? Just one alternative to damn and botherhang + dog; rats adj., dog = worry
VHCJ. GlassonburyPrimarily hateful, a worthless son of a bitchh + a ng dog, & lit.
VHCG. I. L. GraftonPoor departed Van Gogh, his left extremity removed, presenting an unhappy faceanag. incl d less V
VHCD. HarrisPoor Van Gogh died very forlorn and dejectedanag. incl. d less v
VHCR. J. HealdDowncast in pit being inadequate leads to disaster of Gresfordhang(i) + first letters; ref. 1934 mining disaster caused by poor ventilation
VHCR. HeskethDamn – an expression of anger when upset or downcasthang + God (rev.)
VHCG. JohnstoneVan Gogh and Freud could portray such an expressionanag.; van4 = winnow; ref. Lucien and Clement F.
VHCL. MarzillierDing Dong! The witch is … around – manifesting the opposite of jubilationanag. in hag; ref. ‘The Wizard of Oz’ song
VHCT. J. MooreyToad, selfish beast landing term in prison with a case of driving recklesslyanag. of n a d, g in hog; toad = contemptible person
VHCC. J. MorseExhibit in gallery with towering deity looking downhang + god (rev.)
VHCMrs A. TerrillThe sort of look one might have having put up with Gordon’s leadership stifling party?do in hang G; ref. G. Brown
VHCG. H. WillettFallen idol? Hydrant and endless gossip overshadow golf’s top starH + an(a) + g + Dog; ref. T. Woods, Sirius

HCs in competition 1958 awarded to:

D. & N. AsplandV. DixonMrs D. B. JenkinsonJ. R. Tozer
M. BarkerW. DreverMrs S. D. JohnsonA. Varney
K. BoltonC. M. EdmundsM. D. LawsA. J. Wallace
C. J. BroughamA. S. EverestM. A. Macdonald-CooperMs S. Wallace
J. M. BrownR. GilbertP. W. MarlowR. J. Whale
Dr J. BurscoughB. GrabowskiM. L. PerkinsP. O. G. White
C. J. & M. P. ButlerJ. GrimesDr T. G. PowellJ. S. Witte
Mrs M. J. CansfieldS. B. HartW. RansomeDr E. Young
E. CrossP. F. HendersonR. J. SharkeyR. Zara
Ms S. CurranM. HodgkinI. Simpson 
R. DeanJ. HoggartJ. Sloper 
N. C. DexterJ. HoodP. L. Stone