Azed Competition No. 1506  Azed Slip  |  < 1502  |  1511 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1506 Apr 2001BARE(-)BONES normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. G. ShippobothamObese? Bran flakes for the slimmest outline!anag.
SecondR. PhillipsThe elements buffet one lost in the woodsbar + ebon(I)es
ThirdW. F. MainMinimum requirements are found in books by anybody with a modicum of senseare in bb + one + s
VHCM. BarleyStaying in B & B, a person’s getting no more than the basicsare in B, B + one’s
VHCJ. R. BeresfordWith this diet potentially ban outsize beer gutsanag. incl. OS; 2 defs.
VHCC. J. BroughamMeat and cabbage in stripsbone in bares; for meat = gist, cabbage = steal, see Collins
VHCE. J. BurgeRakes in the past uncovered mortal remainsbare bones
VHCL. J. DavenportOne stabber – not the first in toga – colluding. Very much the likes of ‘yond’ Cassiusanag. less t; ref. ‘J. Caesar’: ‘yond C. has a lean and hungry look’
VHCN. C. DexterWe’d little breadth and are persons needing middle of doublet taken inb in b are ones, & lit.
VHCV. DixonBlack, little? Drunken, as on beer? They often remain articulate after dissolutionb + anag.; Black, Little, Drunken, all names of parliaments
VHCC. M. EdmundsMen like Cassius Clay’s ultimate destiny (after boxing?)2 defs.; clay = human body
VHCP. D. GaffeyBeanpoles once bore beans in rotationanag.
VHCB. GrabowskiOpen with a skeleton keybare bones; key = essence
VHCG. I. L. GraftonBottom line in Shakespeare that refers to Starveling and his like2 meanings
VHCR. R. GreenfieldOld rakes seen in strip joints, maybebare bones
VHCC. R. GumbrellMore than one old rake must have been so aroused after undoing of braanag. + anag.
VHCF. P. N. LakeMinimum requirements from Bass are good ales – not halfB are bon (al)es
VHCJ. C. LeylandQueen’s heart captured by beast’s head as Oberon craftily releases love essencee in anag. incl. b less 0; ref. ‘MND’
VHCD. F. ManleySome like us now fit the AA mould so ban beer to reformanag.; AA, smallest bra size
VHCT. J. MooreyWhat’s borne beans up the wall and new shed? Could be old beanpolesanag. less n
VHCR. J. PalmerNub, and what it’s made of poor thievesnub = gist, gallows; bare bones
VHCD. A. SimmonsBeanpoles once bore beans up the pole.anag.
VHCD. H. TompsettWilliam’s (Hudibrastic?) beanpoles bore beans entwined.anag.

HCs awarded in competition 1506 to:

D. AppletonR. DeanC. J. MorseL. Ward
W. G. ArnottR. V. DeardenW. NesbittA. J. Wardrop
F. D. H. AtkinsonA. R. EsauR. A. NortonM. H. E. Watson
Mrs F. A. BlanchardA. S. EverestS. J. O’BoyleR. J. Whale
Rev Canon C. M. BrounH. FreemanC. PearsonDr M. C. Whelan
C. J. & M. P. ButlerR. GriffinJ. T. PriceP. O. G. White
D. A. CampbellD. HarrisonD. Price JonesMs B. J. Widger
Mrs M. J. CansfieldP. F. HendersonR. RobinsonI. J. Wilcock
J. & B. ChennellsMrs D. B. JenkinsonM. SandersonG. H. Willett
C. A. ClarkeR. K. LumsdonL. SchwarzD. C. Williamson
C. W. ClenshawD. W. MackieW. ScotlandJ. Woodall
M. CoatesP. W. MarlowD. J. ShortDr E. Young
K. W. CrawfordP. McKennaR. Stocks 
E. CrossJ. R. C. MichieP. L. Stone 
G. CuthbertC. G. MillinJ. R. Tozer