Azed Competition No. 178  Azed Slip  |  ◀  174  |  183  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
178 Aug 1975A(U)G(U)ST Letters Latent24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstA. J. Crow‘In ——’ (Cuckoo sang it) ‘go I must’comp anag., & lit.; ref. old rhyme
SecondF. D. GardinerClown – this one’s maladroit on stagecomp. anag. & lit.
ThirdC. O. ButcherSummer period abhorrently unsettled? Not this yearaghast less ha.
VHCMrs A. BoyesHaving entered nags, then I expect to take the odd tumble in the ring!hidden
VHCRev C. M. BrounGrouse Shootin’? Capital! Capital! We require a time to bag ’eminitial letters in a t, & lit.
VHCA. J. BulmanClown, maladroit – hush follows gag that lacks originality(g)ag + st
VHCR. S. CaffynThe present period may cause agriculturist to lose heartag(riculturali)st
VHCP. CargillSilverstone: every year, I’m eighth!Ag st.
VHCMrs W. FearonI act clumsily in the ring, in one way the mark of a good performanceg in a St.
VHCJ. A. FinckenVenerable tails, beginning to come through to the reart to end in tags
VHCB. FrancoHorseplay with fiddle might ensue when I’m in ring(r)ag st(ing), & lit.
VHCDr G. B. GreerClumsy fool’s incorrectly reassembled male sawn in halfhalves swapped in stag (adj.)
VHCS. Holgate Imposing start for Australia – then Greig’s lead is followed by openers in Second TestA G S T; ref. Tony G.
VHCC. H. HudsonHot time for a clown – stage make-up runs – no energyanag. less E, 2 defs.
VHCR. E. KimmonsSilverstone? People applaud as I appear round the bendAg st.
VHCMrs S. M. MacphersonSilverstone brings summer holidays to mindAg st.
VHCR. H. MaynardImposing flagstaff and a flutter from itflagstaff less flaff
VHCC. J. and R. S. MorseIt takes a clown, this time, to produce a mangled tag about summer’s brief showings in anag., 2 defs.
VHCF. R. PalmerNow’s the time to take a holiday, instead of not getting one inagainst less a in
VHCR. J. PalmerBill Smart could put me in the ring(r)ag st(ing), & lit.; ref. Billie Smart’s Circus
VHCT. E. SandersInstant results from versatile gas – the ultimate in heatanag. incl. t; instant = present month
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsAt comprehending G and S, I’m like the Mikado… ‘all sublime’G S in at
VHCG. Snowden-DaviesWhat helps to make coffee-bags truly instant?hidden; instant = present month
VHCG. H. WillettSilverstone? It should bring out the Bank Holiday crowdsAg st.

HCs in competition 178 awarded to:

C. Allen BakerS. A. ForteyJ. H. C. LeachM. L. Perkins
E. A. BeaulahJ. FrydeA. D. LeggeR. Robinson
P. BermanR. GameJ. G. LevackW. Rodgers
A. G. BogieS. GoldieLieut-Col D. MacfieI. R. Scott
J. C. BrashR. J. GreenD. F. ManleyT. A. J. Spencer
Mrs A. BristowR. HooperH. S. MasonL. H. Stewart
E. J. BurgeE. M. HornbyD. P. M. MichaelF. B. Stubbs
E. ChalkleyP. HunterC. G. MillinJ. G. Stubbs
T. ClementW. IslipW. L. MironJ. C. P. Taylor
Mrs M. P. CraineG. JohnstoneE. MurphyJ. Treleaven
Mrs J. M. CritchleyJ. R. KirbyF. E. NewloveM. H. E. Watson
A. L. DennisMrs M. LambertP. J. OddyDr R. L. Wynne
P. S. ElliottA. LawrieJ. O’Hagan