Azed Competition No. 934  Azed Slip  |  ◀  930  |  939  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
934 Apr 1990LACE-UPS normal27


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstDr E. YoungSpikes, pierced by holes in front?up in laces, & lit.; ref. golf
SecondP. F. HendersonContrived a clue: ‘Chemists’ group?’ (The answer could be BOOTS)anag. + PS
ThirdR. C. TeutonSolved clues appear fruitless? Place us differently, we tie up in pairsanag. less pear, anag.; ref. puzzle
VHCM. J. BarkerAs distinct from P.E. casuals, possiblyanag. less as, & lit.
VHCC. J. BroughamBar these as ‘a brace plus buckles’!comp. anag. & lit.
VHCE. J. BurgeCapsule incorrectly programmed: supporters at ground level undone before ‘take off’anag.
VHCC. A. ClarkeOxford is one of these places associated with upper-class, dissolute loafers? Certainly not!anag. incl. U, 2 defs.
VHCN. C. DexterThey’re beginning to undo within fifty paces if loose?u in L + anag., & lit.
VHCM. EarleClobber used on hikeslace ups, & lit.; clobber, lace = thrash
VHCDr I. S. FletcherMore than one Oxford work in CUP sale?anag.
VHCS. GoldieOxford types with useful tags – Latin ones hold at universityup in L aces
VHCJ. F. GrimshawStupe confused with Chelsea boots … ‘—— these?’comp. anag.; boot = kick about
VHCV. G. Henderson—— undone … I’ll give you a clue: PS, first of April!’anag. incl. A, & lit.; ref. stock April Fool joke
VHCC. HobbsFirst of April prankster cries excitedly ‘Look – shoes undone,’ when they’re tied upanag. of first letters, & lit.
VHCR. J. HooperWhat scale models will circle aloft? Trainers – Oxford perhaps – but not Wellingtonsup in anag.; ref. aircraft
VHCF. P. N. LakeThere’s many an (e.g.) Oxford student on the road to outstanding successesL ace ups
VHCD. J. MackayWe won’t slip on these daft 1st of April clues (puzzling initially)!anag. incl. A, p
VHCD. F. ManleyHave we all been given tongues? S Paul wants order round churchCE in anag.; ref. 1 Cor. 12-14
VHCC. G. MillinWhen the penny’s dropped you see clues are displaced – you can’t be slipshod with themanag. incl. a, p
VHCC. J. MorseYou need to sit with head down putting us on(p)lace + p in us, & lit.
VHCR. F. NaishBoots with eyes on novel way of dispensing capsuleanag.; ref. pharmacist
VHCF. R. PalmerOnset of perplexity with first of April clues dispelled – ‘They’re tied crosswise!’anag. incl. p A
VHCT. E. SandersYou’ll see us pace on long ramble in theml + anag. & lit.
VHCA. J. ShieldsWe don’t slip on clues compiled with the First of April and a touch of prankery involved!anag. incl. A, p
VHCI. C. SnellNote: these can make neat couples: we are bent on securing themcomp. anag.
VHCA. J. WardropPeople making good after censure – they’re certainly not loaferslace ups
VHCA. J. YoungOpen casuals? No, as these are tied upcomp. anag. & lit.

HCs in competition 934 awarded to:

W. G. ArnottJ. E. GreenS. G. G. MacDonaldL. G. D. Sanders
F. D. H. AtkinsonR. R. GreenfieldM. A. Macdonald-CooperW. K. M. Slimmings
M. BarleyO. GreenwoodL. K. MaltbyG. Smith-Bingham
R. C. BellB. GreerP. W. MarlowP. A. Stephenson
Mrs K. BissettD. C. HallH. W. MassinghamP. L. Stone
Rev Canon C. M. BrounD. V. HarryJ. R. C. MichieJ. Taberner
J. M. BrownS. Hastings-BassT. J. MooreyP. Thacker
Dr J. & Mrs K. BurscoughG. HughesR. S. MorseG. A. Tomlinson
E. ChalkleyMs J. HughesT. W. MortimerDr I. Torbe
D. B. CrossR. JacksS. J. O’BoyleI. Watts
E. DawidMrs E. L. JoblingP. G. O’GormanMs V. Webb
C. EdmundsG. JohnstoneR. J. PalmerMrs M. P. Webber
P. S. ElliottA. H. JonesR. PhillipsR. J. Whale
D. FielkerR. E. KimmonsMrs A. PriceMs B. J. Widger
B. FrancoA. LawrieD. Price JonesSir David Willcocks
H. FreemanR. LawtherC. P. ReaD. Williamson
M. FreemanJ. H. C. LeachP. RhodesA. J. Willis
F. D. GardinerJ. D. LockettD. R. Robinson 
N. C. GoddardA. LoganH. R. Sanders