Azed Competition No. 40  Azed Slip  |  ◀  36  |  43  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
40 Dec 1972FANTOCCINI normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstT. AndersonWhat can excite the most original of children if I cannot?anag. incl. c, & lit.
SecondN. C. DexterWe’d be out of action if ends of cotton tangledanag. incl. c, n, & lit.; i.e. puppet strings
ThirdDr R. J. PalmerKiddies’ show that’s not riotously comic finally received by loud raspberries, etc.anag. + c, all in f acini
VHCW. G. ArnottThey dance if I act on the ends of a chainanag. incl. c, n, & lit.; dance vt
VHCR. BrainOne devoted to quintet from Puccini for string performersfan to (Pu)ccini
VHCR. S. CaffynFootball Club’s left-wingers in action disciplined for display of manipulationanag. incl. F C
VHCE. ChalkleyCould be in action following opening of children’s showanag. incl. f, c, & lit.
VHCP. M. CoombsWith art we can be shown in frantic actioncomp. anag. & lit.
VHCA. J. CrowWell handled, little company can fit in little theatreanag. incl. co.
VHCCdr H. H. L. DicksonIf coin can’t fiddle it, we must have string-pullersanag.
VHCJ. A. FinckenPulp fiction can show dolls with guys of a kindanag.; guy1, pulp vt
VHCF. D. GardinerYou can see us in action if, initially, no cord’s brokenanag. incl. n, c, & lit.
VHCMrs E. J. HolmesPerfect if Conti can pull strings for usanag.; perfect vt; ref. Italia Conti School of Acting
VHCG. JohnstoneLoud Conservative in action – made to walk – wired party favouritef + anag. incl. C; ref. Edward Heath’s walk
VHCJ. R. KirbyWhen they’re required in action, leaders of fine cord must be manipulatedanag. incl. f, c, & lit.
VHCL. F. LeasonThey’re jerky in action, manipulated with bits of fine cordanag. incl. f, c, & lit.
VHCMrs B. LewisBusted F.C. in action ? Dolly players!anag.
VHCSir N. LiptonWe appear manually controlled; we are in fact coin operatedanag.
VHCMrs S. M. MacphersonFaction in C is a ‘company of persons acting together’ – both manipulated hereanag.; C = Chambers
VHCD. G. C. MockridgeCreator of fiction can stage show with manipulation of charactersanag.
VHCD. S. RobertsonDisplay of controlled handling given by well-organised Football Club in actionanag. incl. FC
VHCL. G. D. SandersOne form of fiction can record successes for Shaw, perhapsanag.; ref. Sandie S., ‘Puppet on a String’
VHCT. E. SandersImproper action in football club: those who are suspended participating in playanag. incl. FC
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsWith art, these may be jerked into frantic actioncomp. anag. & lit.
VHCG. A. TomlinsonCapital instances of corded figures – in action jerkyanag. incl. initial letters, & lit.

HCs in competition 40 awarded to:

C. AllenA. L. DennisJ. H. C. LeachE. G. Rackham
C. Allen BakerP. DrummondA. D. LeggeJ. Revill
F. D. H. AtkinsonD. M. DuckworthMrs P. M. V. LloydD. R. Robinson
Col P. S. BainesC. C. M. GiffinC. J. LoweK. C. Slater
T. E. BellJ. GillB. ManvellP. G. Stephenson
Mrs K. BissettG. B. GreerD. McCallumBrig R. F. E. Stoney
Miss M. P. BlackburnD. J. HenningsMrs E. McFeeF. B. Stubbs
G. BradbrookD. R. HopkinA. G. McPhieRev L. M. Styler
Rev C. M. BrounE. M. HornbyD. P. M. MichaelE. D. Taylor
C. O. ButcherJ. M. HoughtonC. G. MillinMrs B. Thornley
E. A. ClarkeW. IslipD. I. MorganD. J. Thorpe
P. R. ClemowA. JacksonF. E. NewloveW. C. Waterman
A. F. ColesMrs K. JenkinsM. NewmanM. H. E. Watson
J. CorderyA. H. JonesW. H. PegramA. R. Wheatley
Miss G. CowanSir S. KayeM. L. PerkinsC. E. Williams
J. M. CritchleyB. K. KellyF. H. W. PetersA. H. Wright
A. E. CrowA. LawrieP. G. Purtell