Azed Competition No. 857  Azed Slip  |  < 853  |  862 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
857 Oct 1988REDCAP / NICETY Right and Left22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. J. MorseRefuse to salute and he’ll reprimand you with half-ironic yet misplaced delicacyred2 cap, ref MP; (iro)nic + anag.
SecondV. G. HendersonBogey or birdie? Woozy races first of putts in, yet clubs need adjustment – fine adjustment2 meanings, anag. + p. ref. Woosnam; anag. incl. c
ThirdL. J. DavenportIgnore ‘Right & Left’, this refinement needs handling carefully as nitroglycerine – sort out what goes on top, it’s part of the charm!comp. anag. incl. r, l; red2 cap, charm2
VHCE. A. BeaulahFor a delicacy French resort to wings of turkey, bird being drenched initially in pickled caperNice + t, y; d in anag.
VHCE. J. Burge‘Duke’ in fluctuating race leading to President – one needing to work on platform, yet in forefront of cause for change, refinementd in anag. + P, ref. Dukakis; anag. incl. c
VHCB. BurtonBird from charm school, having lost weight, receives diamonds (a hundred and one), diamonds in plenty (not half!) for ‘being nice’d, C, a in Rep (ton); ice in (ple)nty
VHCE. ChalkleyDiscrimination, etc in Party finally abandoned – Russian, one with power, embraces Conservative MPetc in y anag. ; C in red a P
VHCR. DeanM.P. presents Soviet/EEC policy with such precision, Russia’s leader leaves message of congratulationred CAP.; nice t(r)y!
VHCN. C. DexterRefinement may be produced by tiny touches of cosmetics, and employing rouge to add the final touch – it’ll increase charmanag. incl. c, e; red cap
VHCH. FreemanBen, covered in shame: ‘I’m the flyer with the golden streaks, a distinction I lost after doping in Eastern city’red cap; anag. less I
VHCR. R. GreenfieldHalf jaunty about diamond finesse, kind of gremlin makes us carelessly drop ace, losing roundice in (jau)nty; anag. less a
VHCD. V. HarryJohnson’s last one hundred ends in shame, defeat and ignominy – ‘that something extra’ embarrassed top flyern I C + e, t, y; red cap
VHCP. F. HendersonDisplay of precision in C (new edition thereof) – etymology (summary about origin of derivation), and help with handling, e.g., valise (U.S.)anag. + ety.; d in recap
VHCJ. C. LeylandCareful choice in clubs in trap before end of fairway turns half decent par into birdiei’ c in net + y; de(cent) par anag.
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperGood effort but no runs – distinction lacking as dropped international becomes baggage handler!nice t(r)y; r(as)ed cap
VHCD. F. ManleySocialist head may get the bird, yet in Conservative rally delicate management will become evidentred cap; anag. incl. C
VHCT. W. MortimerI too can make do and eat crop. A thistle seed’s my favourite delicacy, yet I can live without onecomp. anag. ; anag. less a, live adj.
VHCD. S. NagleDisturbed New England city’s fastidiousness caught padre naughtily attendant on baggage in Bostonanag. ; anag. incl. c
VHCF. R. PalmerM.P. embarrassed over better treatment of City with North East manifesting a measure of discriminationred cap v; anag.
VHCD. Price JonesAffected sincerity? No sir, delicacy. Here’s a copper to saluteanag. less sir; red (= cent) cap
VHCDr I. TorbeNon-conforming padre and Conservative M. P. lambasted obscenity, sweeping aside objections, in fineness of feelinganag. incl. C; anag. less obs
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeBlushing top one of charm school etc in finale of beauty show of some delicacyred cap; anag. + y

HCs awarded in competition 857 to:

F. D. H. AtkinsonS. C. FordH. W. MassinghamA. J. Shields
M. BarleyM. FreemanL. MayW. K. M. Slimmings
L. BennettF. D. GardinerC. G. MillinD. M. Stanford
J. D. D. BlaikieS. GaskellW. L. MironP. Thacker
Mrs F. A. BlanchardC. P. GrantT. J. MooreyD. H. Tompsett
H. J. BradburyJ. F. GrimshawR. F. NaishL. Ward
Mrs A. R. BradfordH. A. HayesF. E. NewloveMrs M. P. Webber
C. J. BroughamR. J. HooperR. J. PalmerM. Weeks
C. J. & M. P. ButlerMrs D. B. JenkinsonS. L. PatonM. Whelan
D. BuxtonG. JohnstoneG. PerryD. Williamson
C. A. ClarkeR. E. KimmonsH. L. RhodesM. G. Wilson
E. A. ClarkeA. LawrieD. R. RobinsonW. Woodruff
G. P. ConwayJ. W. LeonardL. G. D. SandersDr E. Young
K. W. CrawfordC. J. LoweT. E. Sanders 
P. DrummondD. J. MackayA. D. Scott 
Dr I. S. FletcherH. S. MasonDr W. I. D. Scott