Azed Competition No. 1853  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1849  |  1856  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1853 Dec 2007ANTIQUITARIAN normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstT. J. MooreyFan of The Good Old Days on once, can put across Desert Songquit aria in an3 tin; ref. TV variety show
SecondT. AndersonI behave archaically – boring ‘old cove’? Yes, and ‘retro’I quit in antar + I3 an2, & lit.
ThirdJ. R. TozerI struggle with progress translating letters from an Inuit and Qatarianag.
VHCR. D. AndersonHe’s told it’s crazy to become quaint traditionalistcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCM. BarkerI ain’t tranquil with changes, left appearing as a traditionalistanag. with a for l
VHCM. BarleyBeing old-fashioned, aren’t I left with a bewildered air by what’s new?an’t I quit + a + anag. + n, & lit.
VHCT. C. BorlandPersist, perhaps, in dancing with quaint tiaraanag.; Persist = expert on Persia
VHCRev Canon C. M. BrounConservative, one remarkable for love of Labour, independent and free, with heretical viewsant I quit + Arian
VHCE. CrossMy beliefs are old-fashioned, quaint, eccentric, heretical … That’s about it!it in anag. + Arian
VHCN. C. DexterAgainst changing ain’t I – square at heartanti + anag. incl. (s)quar(e), & lit.
VHCJ. FaircloughAin’t I quaint, a right peculiar fuddy-duddyanag. incl. r
VHCJ. GlassonburyDressed in quaint tiara with a fan of the old-fashioned styleanag.
VHCG. I. L. GraftonDeclan D’s parting words to colleague: Operatic solo number? Status Quo suited me better!‘Ant, I quit’ + aria + n; ref. Ant and Dec, TV personalities
VHCD. V. HarryConservative opposition member adopts face of indignation in question time in the Houseanti + i in Qu. t + Arian2
VHCM. HodgkinOld-fashioned, am not one free of ancient doctrinean’t I quit + Arian, & lit.
VHCJ. R. H. JonesI love the old bat in quaint tiaraanag.
VHCJ. C. LeylandLeast suggestion of insulting Qur’an with a little teddy ain’t on, I heldI in anag. incl. i and t, & lit.; ref. Gillian Gibbons affair
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperUnusually quaint old hostelry retaining touch of Tudor air – I like it!anag. + T aria in in
VHCD. W. MackieFor whom others innovate as an irritant? Oh, quitecomp. anag. & lit.
VHCC. J. MorseWith first signs of any new tenet I’m off, following older doctrinea n t + I quit + Arian, & lit.
VHCT. G. PowellOne with quaint inertia to change (if not with eccentricity)a + anag. less e, & lit.
VHCD. SargentPast lover re-kindles it in a quatrainanag.
VHCDr A. J. VarneyNot one relating to New Age environs, encompassing computers, etc?n’t I and IT in Aquarian, & lit.
VHCA. J. WardropOne who opposes almost completely a new attitude going roundanti quit(e) a + n air (rev.), & lit.

HCs in competition 1853 awarded to:

D. AppletonR. DeanL. M. InmanD. Parfitt
D. ArthurV. DixonR. JacksR. Perry
D. & N. AsplandT. J. DonnellyMrs D. B. JenkinsonD. R. Robinson
C. BoydW. DreverMrs S. D. JohnsonD. H. Tompsett
C. J. BroughamC. M. EdmundsG. JohnstoneA. Wallace
E. J. BurgeA. G. FlemingL. KeetR. Warren
C. J. & M. P. ButlerR. GilbertT. LockeG. H. Willett
Mrs M. J. CansfieldM. GoodliffeE. LoobyD. C. Williamson
B. CheesmanJ. F. GrimshawD. F. ManleyJ. S. Witte
C. A. ClarkeR. J. HealdJ. R. C. MichieDr E. Young
P. ColesG. HearfieldC. G. Millin 
N. ConnaughtonP. HeffernanR. S. Morse 
C. DaffernR. HeskethF. R. Palmer