Azed Competition No. 419  Azed Slip  |  < 414  |  423 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
419 Apr 1980RAMILLIES normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. J. MorseMarlborough’s second crusher in conclusive quartet of victoriesa + mill in (victo)ries & lit.
SecondDr A. H. SevilleExchanges of blows: into this I’m knocked?anag. in rallies & lit.; cocked hat
ThirdB. D. SmithFar from passée young lady in cape was à Ia mode after an engagement(Thoroughly Modern) Millie in ras
VHCP. F. BauchopVilleroi’s armies have scattered: we may assume this battle is overcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCA. G. BogieVery ‘modern’ girl in classy drawers, say – very unmodern gearRAs, draw-ers
VHCRev C. M. BrounOnce fashionable wear gives false impression about man’s headm in rail4 + lies
VHCN. C. DexterOne following Marlborough’s first in series of hits at courtm + tin rallies & lit.
VHCR. P. C. FormanDig this site – you might unearth les militariescomp. anag. & lit.
VHCB. FrancoFashionable articles or dress, surprisingly is/are tying up very little cashmill in anag.
VHCA. L. FreemanA Churchill victory sign that’s used in wrong waysram + i.e. in ills; J. Churchill, D. of Marlborough
VHCD. V. HarryA queen with ana – a thousand and one long stories – protected many heads, centuries agoR. ā MI l lies; ref. Scheherazade
VHCP. F. HendersonRise unsteadily in a boxing match? On the contrary, show style from earlier fighti.e. a mill in anag.
VHCMrs S. L. JordanHairpiece made from variety of grass and woven lisleram + anag.
VHCF. P. N. LakeComplications to arise about boxing contest? British hero’s big fight venue in question!mill in anag.; ref. A. Minter
VHCM. D. LawsCovering for the pate whose day has gone, sunk by a fashion of realism?anag. in li(d) & lit.
VHCJ. G. LevackMr. Ali in combat is laid low. A great victoryanag. + lies
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperHead covering one described as thoroughly modern? This head covering isn’t!Millie in ras
VHCS. M. MansellThe heads of Marlborough’s infantry put in series of strikes hereM, i in rallies
VHCA. McIntyreMinter’s one-two in quick exchanges of blows secures English victoryMi(nter) in rallies; ref. Alan M., boxer
VHCT. J. MooreyArmies switching right to left take heart from brilliant victory(bri)lli(ant) in armies with r moved to front
VHCM. PackmanRiles M. Ali, when getting changed for the big fightanag.
VHCF. R. PalmerYou’d find me among advertisements for Marlboro, or Marlboroughmi in rallies (sponsored by M.)
VHCW. H. PegramA new serial about military battle dress?mil. in anag.
VHCD. C. WilliamsonHead covering that’s indicated after fightmill i.e. in ras & lit.
VHCDr E. YoungMarlborough’s debut in period garment inventions?M in rail4 + lies & lit.

HCs awarded in competition 419 to:

R. H. AdeyR. A. EnglandW. IslipD. S. Nagle
C. Allen BakerH. W. EvansA. H. JonesF. E. Newlove
D. W. ArthurDr I. S. FletcherC. L. JonesDr P. Owen
Miss L. F. BellN. C. GoddardJ. R. H. JonesH. Rainger
C. E. BelvilleH. J. GodwinB. K. KellyA. E. & D. M. Renwick
P. R. BestS. GoldieC. LovingE. G. Riley
Mrs F. BlanchardR. B. HarlingMrs S. M. MacphersonF. B. Stubbs
E. J. BurgeP. A. HayL. K. MaltbyJ. G. Stubbs
M. CoatesE. M. HolroydD. F. ManleyA. P. Vincent
A. F. ColesC. H. HudsonDr R. G. Monk 
Mrs J. B. ColthamR. H. F. IshamW. Murphy