Azed Competition No. 1997  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1992  |  2000  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1997 Sep 2010FADO normal27


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstM. BarleyFollowing difficulty striking new driver, golfer displays dejected airf ado, Fa(L)do; ref. Nick F.
SecondJ. C. LeylandDo Albufeirans replace blues number with this air?comp. anag. incl. n, & lit.; ref. Albufeira, Portuguese town
ThirdR. J. HealdWhat’ll have right refrain for a spot of dancing in Algarve region?Faro with d for r, & lit.; F., chief city and district of Algarve
VHCD. AppletonSad folk music abroad – miss that with luckcomp. anag.
VHCD. & N. AsplandMelancholy song that would be lame if transposed from minor to major?i.e. fa-do in minor becomes la-me in major
VHCC. J. BroughamDejected folk saying “buzz off!” (not very loudly)fad + o(ff); say = express
VHCC. A. ClarkePrimarily folk rather than soul, melancholy love songsad with f for s + 0, & lit.
VHCMrs P. DiamondIberian song, sweet one to performFA + do
VHCR. HeskethType, primarily, of folk song and dancef + ado, & lit.; type = lettering
VHCN. J. HitchinsFine commotion or song and dancef ado
VHCM. HodgkinA bit of folk song and dancef ado, & lit.
VHCE. C. LanceTraditional local music in Algarve city, with outbreak of dancing taking over centre of tourismFaro with d for r
VHCD. F. ManleyBar dance, ballad of suffering?anag. less ball, & lit.
VHCK. MilanA plagal cadence characterizes this plaintive songi.e. fa-do
VHCT. J. MooreyPrimarily fun-free song and dance?f + ado, & lit.
VHCC. J. MorseIt’s the plagal cadence you want for a sad songi.e. fa-do
VHCM. L. PerkinsSad song characterised by a descending fourth?i.e. fa-do
VHCN. J. RoperIf sad song re-arranged – sings this?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. J. SharkeyPlaintive folk song sequence of subdominant and tonic elementsi.e. fa-do
VHCS. J. ShawSong and dance with origin in folk primarilyf + ado, & lit.
VHCD. A. SimmonsFolk dance in Lisbon? France’s capital has one just the sameF a d(itt)o
VHCI. SimpsonDump right for a spot of dancing in Algarve capitalFaro with r for d; see dump2
VHCMs M. StokesSweet girl expressing love – feel free to make a sad song therefromFA + do!
VHCP. TaylorMelancholy folk refrain from opening of alcohol during loud partya in f do
VHCJ. R. TozerSong wherein singer regrets, in short, ‘rien de rien’?FA d’ 0; ref. E. Piaf song ‘Je ne regrette rien’
VHCA. J. WardropTwo notes die away almost to nothing in part of a doleful songfa do, fad(e) + 0, hidden
VHCG. WillettA day of dancing and song tinged with sadnessanag. incl. d

HCs in competition 1997 awarded to:

C. H. AdamsonA. S. EverestS. G. G. MacdonaldN. G. Shippobotham
T. AndersonJ. FaircloughM. A. Macdonald-CooperP. A. Stephenson
D. K. ArnottM. GoodliffeB. MacReamoinnP. L. Stone
D. ArthurG. I. L. GraftonW. F. MainA. J. Varney
A. BarnesJ. GrimesP. D. MartinMs S. Wallace
T. C. BorlandD. HarrisC. G. MillinL. Ward
C. BoydD. V. HarryMs S. E. MitchellP. O. G. White
P. ColesP. F. HendersonD. J. R. OgilvieD. C. Williamson
T. CrowtherR. J. HooperF. R. PalmerJ. S. Witte
R. DaviesMs M. IrvineR. J. PalmerA. J. Young
N. C. DexterMs M. JanssenR. PerryR. Zara
V. DixonMrs D. B. JenkinsonA. Plumb 
C. J. EllisDr A. KitchingB. Roe