Azed Competition No. 18  Azed Slip  |  ◀  14  |  23  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
18 Jul 1972EPIGONE normal20


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstG. A. TomlinsonGreek character lost after Eteokles’ onset?E + pi gone, & lit; ref. Seven Against Thebes
SecondE. R. RiddleI succeed in breaking even with a bogey roundpig O in ene; pig, bogey = policeman
ThirdL. F. LeasonIndividual yielding precedence to leaders of earlier period in greatnessinitial letters + one, & lit.
VHCT. E. BellPeg out without one? Single offspring might doi in anag. + one
VHCR. S. CaffynAnybody succeeding leaders of eminence – pretty inferior, generallyinitial letters + one, & lit.
VHCE. ChalkleyShake up in G.P.O. and two letters in three will be delivered lateranag. incl. ee
VHCS. GoldieAt the end of the line what might have been a tantony onee + pig one, & lit.
VHCD. V. HarrySprout pie, being unusual, has Egon in rapturesanag. + anag.; sprout = scion; ref. Egon Ronay
VHCJ. R. KirbyRelation that may seem boring, almost, alongside genitive individualepi(c) + g. + one, & lit.; relation = narrative
VHCMrs J. MackieLatter member of line with vigour in declinee + go in pine, & lit.
VHCD. P. M. MichaelOne of seven who succeeded though falling short of heroic departedepi(c) gone; ref. Seven Against Thebes
VHCG. MillinA descendant of heroes almost forgottenepi(c) gone, & lit.
VHCC. J. MorseSuccessor, when heroic strain peters out, is weakepi(c) gone, & lit.; successor, i.e. that which follows
VHCF. R. PalmerIndividual succeeding heroic leader of Greeks, without the first sign of characterepi(c) + G + one, & lit.
VHCJ. RevillForemost of exceptional players is Goolagong – No. 1 seedinitial letters + one; seed = offspring; ref. tennis player
VHCA. RivlinOne following leaders of eager purpose, deceasede p + I + gone, & lit.
VHCT. E. SandersTaken out of the deep I go nearer sliphidden; slip = scion
VHCSir W. SlimmingsEmsworth’s first and greatest love has single offspringE + pig + one; ref. Wodehouse: ‘Empress of Blandings’
VHCJ. B. SweetingWith half-deep serving American returns – single in issue(de)ep + GI (rev.) + one
VHCD. J. ThorpeAn affair among the latest of the tree produces mego in (th)e pine, & lit.

HCs in competition 18 awarded to:

C. Allen BakerC. O. ButcherCapt G. LanghamJ. W. Parr
A. J. AllsworthK. DavidA. LawrieS. L. Paton
W. G. ArnottN. C. DexterJ. H. C. LeachW. H. Pegram
E. A. BeaulahH. F. DixonH. S. MasonW. Rodgers
Mrs K. BissettL. L. DixonMrs E. McFeeRev C. D. Westbrook
J. C. BrashN. A. J. HudsonW. L. MironN. E. Wheatley
D. J. A. BrownF. G. IllingworthF. E. NewloveA. G. Withall
E. J. BurgeSir S. KayeR. O’Donoghue