Azed Competition No. 1268  Azed Slip  |  < 1264  |  1273 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1268 Sep 1996ARGIE-BARGIE normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. R. GumbrellClay with left wiped out energy Joe put into raw set-toargi(l) E + GI in bare, ref. Cassius C., J. Frazier
SecondN. C. DexterWe find this mars the dissolution of Bigears’ marriagecomp. anag., & lit.; Di’s nickname for Charles
ThirdM. BarleyRowing gives dismal GB a rare glimpse of gold (i.e. one)anag. incl. g, I; ref Olympics
VHCRev Canon C. M. BrounInebriated aggro could produce this – don’t!comp. anag. & lit.
VHCE. J. BurgeSun rises over Eiger, a big overciouded object, making quite a sceneRa (rev.) + anag.; object verb
VHCC. A. ClarkeI hold, contrariwise, English to be inferior to Argentine beefI grab (all rev.) E below Argie
VHCV. DixonWhen Greek meets Greek, spouting volumes, what’s born between’ emb between Argi(v)e twice, & lit.
VHCA. HodgsonSouth American lawyers admit (Scotch) beefArgie Bar gie
VHCR. J. HooperRinging changes in bigger areas, I could produce really annoying ding-donganag.
VHCT. JacobsUnpopular with Stanley, Rod, Joe, Eric (initially) and Barney?Argie bar GIE; ref Falklands
VHCJ. C. LeylandRowing boat No. 1 comes in after Joe snaps ‘Time up!’CI in era (rev.) + i in barge
VHCR. K. LumsdonForeigners being derogatory about British beefB in Argie, Argie
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperDevelopment of bigger area around Ireland’s capital – Donnybrook, perhapsI in anag.
VHCMrs J. MackieE.g. what Iliad starts with, rabid umbrage being unloosed, not silentanag. less dumb, & lit.
VHCM. J. G. MillgateRowing a brig, I agree, is difficultanag.
VHCT. J. MooreyDamn with ‘trouble and strife’ can be settled in a good marriage-bedcomp. anag. & lit.; g = good
VHCC. J. MorseIf Barbara leads you to BR, the row you want is ARi.e. Argie bargie = Ar
VHCF. R. PalmerWords are inadequate to embody the primordial features of God Immortal, God InvisibleGI, GI in are bare
VHCJ. PearceSlyly, I grab last bit of parking-space. One’s consumed by form of rage – this follows!anag. incl. e + I in anag., & lit.
VHCMrs E. M. Phair‘Right, I agree’ – a big change from thisanag. incl. r, & lit.
VHCD. Price JonesDisposition of e.g. Britain at S. Georgia – not merrily toasting battlecomp. anag.; ref Falklands campaign
VHCD. R. RobinsonDispute when Greek meets Greek (very put out, both) with some bickering between themb in Argi(v)e Argi(v)e
VHCR. J. WhaleWranglers’ forte? This lot obtain algebra and trig, i.e. with nothing wrongcomp. anag.; ref Cambridge exams

HCs awarded in competition 1268 to:

W. AndersonM. FreemanG. L. McStravickP. L. Stone
D. AppletonP. GiacconeRev M. R. MetcalfW. Swift
R. E. BootN. C. GoddardJ. R. C. MichieC. W. Thomas
J. M. BrownG. I. L. GraftonDr E. J. MillerB. W. Tilling
C. J. & M. P. ButlerJ. E. GreenC. G. MillinJ. R. Tozer
J. W. CairnsJ. GrimesT. D. NichollM. Vodrey
Mrs M. J. CansfieldR. HeskethR. J. PalmerL. Ward
D. B. CrossF. P. N. LakeDr T. G. PowellA. J. Wardrop
E. CrossM. D. LawsMrs D. M. C. PrichardM. J. E. Wareham
D. J. Dare-PlumptonB. J. LeatherbarrowH. L. RhodesI. J. Wilcock
R. V. DeardenJ. F. LeveyG. RobinsonD. Williamson
R. P. DowlingP. LongM. SandersonW. Woodruff
J. DromeyMs M. D. MaitlandD. P. Shenkin 
C. M. EdmundsD. F. ManleyN. G. Shippobotham 
Dr I. S. FletcherMrs W. A. MarlarR. J. Stocks