Azed Competition No. 1945  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1940  |  1949  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1945 Sep 2009PRISON normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstI. SimpsonCentre for keeping crooked characters in irons?p + anag., & lit.
SecondJ. C. LeylandTaste of Pinot Noir’s ruined in coolerP + anag.
ThirdM. BarleyPlace one’s in for term of incarcerationI’s in pro + n, & lit.
VHCJ. G. BoothGetting choky, off-colour pro starts to shank into no-man’s-landanag. incl s i n
VHCMrs M. J. CansfieldCan leaders in parliament really imagine such overheads necessary?first letters; ref. MPs’ expenses
VHCV. DixonThe French seized one in their capital, all going forwardpris on (Fr.), P(a)ris + on, & lit.; ref. storming of the Bastille
VHCC. M. EdmundsWhere ‘Society’ bungs rogue element?S in prion2, & lit.
VHCR. GilbertWhere internment begins to eat into a man’s soul, the essence of liberty losti in person less (lib)e(rty), & lit.
VHCJ. GrimesPlace right for ring involved in corruptionpoison with r for o, & lit.
VHCD. V. HarryBrig refitted in southern port after losing end of mastanag. incl. S less t
VHCE. C. LanceBastille taken in French revolutionary initiations of New Orderpris + N O (rev.)
VHCE. LoobyPrayer has Pastor driving out Old Nickorison with P for o
VHCD. F. ManleyThere’s power in prayer to oust Old Nickorison with P for o
VHCP. W. MarlowPound is prone to slide with first sign of economy failinganag. less e
VHCC. J. MorseYou’ll find no reformed rips returning hereno + anag. (all rev.), & lit.
VHCR. J. PalmerSpoil iron bar to make slick break out here?anag. less oil, & lit.
VHCD. P. ShenkinNo saint in this jail? A pathological roguei.e. prison less S = prion
VHCP. L. StoneCells getting ‘religious instruction’ well inside Pakistan’s bordersRI so in P, n
VHCJ. R. TozerBird’s served primarily in its in prion1, & lit.
VHCA. VarneyWherein, for character facing purgatory, ordinary would have supplied prayerorison with p for o, & lit.; see ordinary (n)
VHCA. VickEnclose half of this in half of these and those, perhaps(th)is in pron(ouns)
VHCL. WardFor taking lives, one’s inside…here?is in pro + (o)n(e), & lit.
VHCA. WhittakerFor porridge, put its two central ingredients, a little salt and oatmeal, in an empty panri s o, all in p(a)n
VHCA. J. YoungBird’s done at one – parson’s nose is turning into this season’s fancycomp. anag.
VHCDr E. YoungReading for Oscar, put away?poison (vb) with r(eading) for o, & lit.; put away = kill, imprison; ref. O. Wilde, ‘Reading Gaol’

HCs in competition 1945 awarded to:

D. AppletonE. CrossD. LythallP. Shipton
D. K. ArnottMs S. CurranM. A. Macdonald-CooperD. J. Short
D. ArthurMs B. CurrieW. F. MainD. A. Simmons
D. & N. AsplandP. A. DaviesMs J. MeekC. M. Steele
P. J. BallN. C. DexterJ. R. C. MichieK. Taylor
M. BarkerW. DreverT. J. MooreyD. H. Tompsett
D. J. BexsonW. P. FieldM. OshinC. J. A. Underhill
J. BigginA. G. FlemingF. R. PalmerMs S. Wallace
R. E. BootDr I. S. FletcherK. ParekhA. J. Wardrop
C. BoydP. A. I. GeorgeR. PerryG. J. Wenman
Rev Canon C. M. BrounB. GrabowskiA. PlumbJ. West
Dr M. BullivantR. J. HealdMiss E. A. PowellR. J. Whale
D. A. CampbellP. F. HendersonW. RansomeP. O. G. White
H. CassonR. HeskethS. ReszetniakG. H. Willett
C. A. ClarkeJ. HoodMrs L. J. RobertsK. J. Williams
M. CoatesG. JohnstoneG. L. ScullardD. C. Williamson
P. ColesDr A. KitchingN. G. ShippobothamP. Wilson