Azed Competition No. 827  Azed Slip  |  < 823  |  831 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
827 Mar 1988MICKEY-TAKING normal26


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. C. Dexter(M)urine-extraction?2 meanings; ref Mickey Mouse
SecondJ. HorwoodCartoonist’s favourite occupationMickey (Mouse), + taking (military occupation), & lit.
ThirdJ. B. SweetingIt’s freezing in Calgary, with Finn leading. See the take-off!Mickey taking; ref. Winter Olympics
VHCB. W. BrookIn making game pie from e. g. cat, I’m kinkyanag.
VHCC. J. BroughamNeedling: doing as the dopers’ victims do?2 meanings; Mickey Finns
VHCL. J. DavenportA mildly sadistic diversion in The Observer Magazine – I see clues for solution with perplexity!M I c key taking
VHCR. V. DeardenGuy of Irish extraction?i.e. Mickey taking
VHCDr V. G. I. DeshmukhTeasing strip hot in the kinky magic dancinganag. less h
VHCM. EarleKinnockite may start to groan, but no escaping devilish aim of Spitting Imageanag. incl. g less no
VHCR. A. EnglandHere’s chaff, before the acquisition of corntaking after mickey
VHCG. GarganChristy O’Connor for one not putting but chippingMickey taking; chip = tease
VHCS. GoldieAiming pull to leg may get kick in googlyanag.; leg-pulling
VHCF. P. N. LakeIrish the butt of me? That painful old persiflage!mick (m)e yt aking
VHCA. LawrieChaff associated with corn needs removalmickey + taking
VHCH. W. MassinghamWhat may induce a nap? Teasingi.e. taking a soporific
VHCRev M. R. MetcalfPaddy’s plight from long ago?Mickey taking
VHCJ. R. C. MichieJosh, Pat, Kit and Angus dancing without usanag. less us
VHCC. G. MillinIrish jokes, for example, getting Paddy and family in a flapMickey + kin in tag
VHCT. J. MooreyPulling leg free from end of tights, one may get knicks in a twistanag. incl. I less s
VHCC. J. MorseMike-grabbing Irishman’s attractive – and annoyingi.e. Mickey taking; ref. T. Wogan
VHCH. B. MortonTying a ‘Kick-me’ on the bum?anag. & lit.; bum=spree
VHCMrs A. G. PhillipsAnnoying dog running around stock chasing young bull, wildmickey + kin in tag
VHCW. J. M. ScotlandWhat might irritate back of leg? Nicky-tam, i.e. with knot not left looseanag. incl. g & k(not)
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsA way of baiting bull, with terriers set at headMickey TA king
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeKinky act? I’m game, otherwise am act in burlesqueanag. less am
VHCG. H. WillettMethod of baiting a mouse, characteristically, finds alluringMickey + taking

HCs awarded in competition 827 to:

R. AbreyP. DrummondR. H. F. IshamJ. C. Parsons
G. AldermanD. M. DuckworthW. JacksonD. Price Jones
S. ArmstrongC. M. EdmundsG. JohnstoneA. G. Ray
R. L. BakerO. M. EllisC. L. JonesA. J. Redstone
Mrs G. M. BarkerH. F. EntwistleJ. P. LesterH. L. Rhodes
M. BarleyE. G. FletcherC. J. LoweD. Riley
Mrs P. A. BaxH. FreemanM. A. Macdonald-CooperB. Roe
R. C. BellM. FreemanMrs J. MackieT. E. Sanders
J. D. D. BlaikieJ. GillL. K. MaltbyMr & Mrs A. Shanks
Mrs F. A. BlanchardN. C. GoddardD. F. ManleyD. A. Shefras
H. J. BradburyS. GoreJ. F. McKeeDr N. Smith
Rev Canon C. M. BrounR. R. GreenfieldDr E. J. MillerF. B. Stubbs
E. J. BurgeMrs R. HarveyM. H. MillerH. Tillier
S. ButterworthP. HendersonR. A. MostynD. H. Tompsett
B. E. ChamberlainP. D. HighcliffeI. D. S. NagleM. H. E. Watson
C. A. ClarkeA. W. HillR. F. NaishR. J. Whale
Mrs D. M. ColleyT. M. HoggartF. E. NewloveJ. R. Widdowson
A. E. CrowS. HolgateF. R. PalmerSir David Willcocks
H. F. DixonR. J. HooperR. F. & H. PannellDr E. Young