Azed Competition No. 878  Azed Slip  |  ◀  874  |  882  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
878 Mar 1989MOUSEPIECE normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. W. ArthurSumo wrestling – epic struggles needing energy on both sides, and a bit of beef!anag. + anag. in E E
SecondT. J. MooreyCut close to buttock, ‘Come Dancing’ skirts exploit rule-book?use pie4 in anag.
ThirdJ. D. D. BlaikieCoward play cut for consumption in the sticksmouse piece; ref. Noel C.
VHCE. A. BeaulahBruised eye requires patch; it’s cut next roundmouse piece; round, cut of beef
VHCR. C. BellA cut of beef to make Jock’s mouth water, being denied a bitmou se(a) piece
VHCC. J. BroughamCut some epicure is cooking could be rustic onecomp. anag. & lit.
VHCP. CargillBlack eye, a bit sore? Use me, I copemouse piece, anag., & lit.
VHCC. A. ClarkeWeakling needs iron to get a bit of beefmouse + piece; iron, piece = gun
VHCMrs D. M. ColleyIs this bit applied to a black eye?mouse piece, & lit.
VHCB. FrancoJapanese girl kisses me goodbye, skirt revealing a bit of legmous(me)e piece; skirt, piece (offensive sl.) = woman
VHCP. F. HendersonSome clue (cryptic, not long) snatching prize – something meaty from Dexter, perhapspie in anag. less l; ref. N. C. D., cattle
VHCR. JacksBudget cut sends city into instant profit scrambleEC in mo use pie2; London postcode
VHCF. P. N. LakeWhat may get blown if the cut is left out; put in confines of store!mouthpiece with s, e for th(e) , & lit.
VHCC. W. LaxtonOne does come from behind – next round, Men cues cunningly, raking in a hit of cashpie5 in anag.; round, cut of beef
VHCD. F. ManleyTell kids about one piggy having it maybe, one not, one squeaking a bit?mouse piece; ref. ‘This little piggy’, nos. 3 to 5
VHCC. J. MorseIt’s primitive to paw woman showing tasty piece of legmouse piece
VHCW. M. OrrielBlack eye patch?mouse piece, & lit.
VHCD. PendreyBlack eye patch?mouse piece, & lit.
VHCG. PerryBlack eye needs slice cut from beefmouse piece
VHCD. R. RobinsonNeat cut from Meo’s cue unexpectedly grabbing prize?pie in anag.; ref. Tony M., snooker
VHCT. E. SandersThis roast might be to some epicures a mustcomp. anag. & lit.; must4 adj.
VHCW. J. M. ScotlandSumo wrestling, Eastern man’s beefy flesh (near round)anag. + E + piece; round, cut of beef
VHCMrs E. J. ShieldsAdd a bit to a shiner?mouse piece, & lit.
VHCP. D. StonierCut behind leg, ball penetrates gap in field compositionO in muse piece
VHCR. J. WhaleLocals’ beef: might express come up S.E. differently, i.e. hidden?i.e. in anag.; ref. Channel Tunnel rail link dispute

HCs in competition 878 awarded to:

G. E. BakerO. M. EllisMrs M. JolliffeV. H. N. Roles
J. M. BrownC. J. FeetenbyL. M. KeetW. K. M. Slimmings
Dr J. BurscoughG. & J. FerrisR. E. KimmonsDr N. Smith
D. A. CampbellDr I. S. FletcherA. LawrieP. A. Stephenson
G. H. ClarkeG. FloydJ. W. LeonardMs M. Stokes
T. ClementF. D. GardinerJ. C. LeylandC. W. Thomas
W. H. C. CobbA. GordonC. J. LoweR. W. Thompson
B. CozensR. R. GreenfieldM. A. Macdonald-CooperG. A. Tomlinson
L. J. DavenportJ. F. GrimshawH. S. MasonA. P. Vincent
E. DawidD. HarrisR. F. NaishA. J. Wardrop
R. DeanD. V. HarryF. R. PalmerM. H. E. Watson
N. C. DexterD. HerbertR. F. & H. PannellD. M. White
J. R. du ParcqMrs S. HewittS. L. PatonMrs E. K. Williams
M. EarleR. J. HooperC. PearsonM. G. Wilson
C. M. EdmundsC. HopkinsD. Price JonesS. E. Woods
P. S. ElliottW. JacksonMrs V. M. ReidDr E. Young