Azed Competition No. 869  Azed Slip  |  ◀  868  |  874  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
869 Jan 1989HOLD-UPS normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstDr J. BurscoughBush-whackers may take stick to President in United States shortlyhold + P in US
SecondP. F. HendersonHeists plus road works, I assert, will satisfy such!comp. anag. & lit.
ThirdE. A. ClarkeThey certainly show flying has limits!up in holds, & lit.
VHCM. BarleySee us set about a spot of plunder and be off?p in (be)hold us, & lit.
VHCRev Canon C. M. BrounShould lead to passengers being unhappyanag. incl. p, & lit.
VHCE. ChalkleyA senior citizen with cries of encouragement set about the muggersold in hups
VHCDr V. G. I. DeshmukhJams, preserves fully bottledup in holds
VHCN. C. DexterGoing round on horseback, they’d make you stop with a rough order for £. s. d.ho + up in anag. of L s d, & lit.
VHCC. J. FeetenbyThey are familiar in turns to the rightold in hups, & lit.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherResults of smashes for such as King?2 mngs.; ref. Billie Jean K. and Tom K., highwayman
VHCH. FreemanLots of mugging in the vac secured degree at universityd up in hols
VHCJ. F. GrimshawHitches what could be handy lifts in Fiestas?pud2 (rev.) in hols
VHCJ. R. H. JonesHere you have to stop and hand over in cash all except penniesho + pud2 (rev.) in L s (d)
VHCM. D. JonesPreliminaries to hijacking stagecoaches – past success found therein?old up in h s & lit.
VHCR. E. KimmonsRiders out for gold should pedal furiouslyanag. incl. p
VHCD. F. ManleyHalf-masked pistol-carriers with intrusive ‘Hand over!’pud2 (rev.) in hols(ters) & lit.
VHCH. W. MassinghamEffects of Unionist actions such as involved Mr. Tom King?2 mngs.: industrial stoppages, robberies; ref. NI Secretary and highwayman
VHCC. J. MorseWhat bras provide for bosoms? —— and pads, in the old days2 mngs.; pad2
VHCG. E. RawlingsUnemployed hoods, left short, might arrange dole money with thesecomp. anag. incl. l, & lit.
VHCH. L. RhodesReformed PLO should look out for hijackersanag. less lo
VHCT. E. SandersWe lie in wait prior to us grabbing a bit of plunderhold + p in us, & lit.
VHCA. D. ScottSee waits last Sunday?hold up + S; waits = carollers
VHCA. J. WardropMuggings preoccupy the well-to-dohold ups
VHCM. H. E. WatsonEggcup scare, and farming-group suffers ——; delaying tactics requiredi.e. hold ‘ups’; ref. salmonella scare
VHCDr E. YoungTobys on stage did, and do, rely on them2 mngs.; highway robberies, Punch and Judy shows

HCs in competition 869 awarded to:

F. D. H. AtkinsonR. V. DeardenC. W. LaxtonD. Price Jones
J. BairdH. F. DixonJ. P. LesterMiss I. Raab
M. J. BalfourP. DrummondJ. C. LeylandD. R. Robinson
Drs D. R. & A. M. BanghamR. A. EnglandMiss J. S. LumsdenB. Roe
Dr P. M. J. BennettC. E. Faulkner-KingR. K. LumsdonJ. H. Russell
Mrs F. A. BlanchardE. G. FletcherM. A. Macdonald-CooperW. J. M. Scotland
J. R. BoothB. FrancoC. G. MillinD. J. Short
C. J. BroughamP. D. GaffeyT. J. MooreyW. K. M. Slimmings
E. J. BurgeF. D. GardinerA. F. MylwardM. Small
D. A. CampbellM. GoodyearD. S. NagleDr N. Smith
Mrs M. J. CansfieldG. S. HalseR. F. NaishP. A. Stephenson
A. F. ColesD. V. HarryG. M. NeighbourJ. B. Sweeting
Mrs D. ColleyR. J. HooperF. E. NewloveJ. Walton
K. W. CrawfordJ. G. HullF. R. PalmerJ. F. N. Wedge
D. J. Dare-PlumptonR. JacksR. J. PalmerJ. B. Widdowson
L. J. DavenportMrs D. B. JenkinsonC. Pearson 
R. DeanG. JohnstoneB. A. Pike