Azed Competition No. 79  Azed Slip  |  ◀  75  |  84  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
79 Sep 1973SLAPSTICK normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstRev Canon C. M. BrounMarx-style programme: Comrades in Revolution Unite!pals rev. + stick; ref. Marx Brothers
SecondE. J. BurgePantomime highlight where babes rest in a piece of woodlaps in stick
ThirdF. D. GardinerJam sandwiches drinks and custard-pielaps in stick
VHCR. AbreyMince past in altogether? See Laurel and Hardy do it for a laughanag. in slick
VHCC. Allen BakerFilm in which endless paste is thrown aboutanag. less e in slick, & lit.
VHCA. H. P. CardewWhere to see a fool set about another’s backside with a whangee?l in sap + stick, & lit.
VHCE. ChalkleySort of film in which endless paste is thrown about?anag. past(e) in slick, & lit.
VHCA. L. DennisPlay with slap and tickles less the French farce more like low comedyanag. less le
VHCJ. GillScruple about virtue lost – almost! The ingredients of farcelaps(e) in stick
VHCK. W. JohnsonHarlequins work it smack in front of postslap stick; ref. rugby
VHCDr P. D. KingLow endeavours to make us laugh: just look at Blimp’s latest sulphur in Standard!la p S in stick; ref. David L.
VHCMrs P. M. V. LloydPits slack? That’s funny, or wasn’t it?anag. & lit.
VHCMrs S. M. MacphersonBuffet with jam and custard-pieslap stick
VHCH. S. MasonLaughter making skit – claps all over the placeanag.
VHCA. G. McPhieComedy film in which a lot of pastry is thrown aboutanag. of past(ry) in slick
VHCDr R. J. PalmerEndless pasta being thrown about in crude film perhapsanag. less a in slick, & lit.
VHCMiss M. J. PatrickFound within the confines of St. James’ Park – plastic explosive device designed to produce a dramatic banganag. in S, k; ref. IRA bomb threat
VHCM. L. PerkinsRiotous pits in loose farceanag. in slack
VHCW. RodgersBuffet staff will provide light entertainment (throwing custard pies?)slap stick
VHCT. E. SandersWisdom’s technique: bat must be straight to stay inslap (adv.) + stick; bat = slapstick; ref. Norman W.
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsFeaturing Keystone Cops originally, it’s back around the circuitslaps in K C it’s (rev.), & lit.
VHCT. A. J. SpencerFilm in which a lot of pastry is thrown aboutanag. of past(ry) in slick
VHCF. B. StubbsWash stooge’s head in jam? That suits me!lap s in stick
VHCRev C. D. WestbrookKind of film, perhaps, in which a lot of pastry’s thrownanag. of past(ry) in slick, & lit.

HCs in competition 79 awarded to:

C. AllenMrs J. M. CritchleyD. F. ManleyE. R. Riddle
Col P. S. BainesCdr H. H. L. DicksonA. R. McKenzieR. Robinson
Mrs K. BissettA. J. DuncumJ. McKieL. G. D. Sanders
A. J. BulmanRev S. W. FloydC. G. MillinM. D. Speigel
C. O. ButcherDr R. E. GillsonM. NewmanBrig R. F. E. Stoney
M. CoatesN. C. GoddardF. R. PalmerJ. C. P. Taylor
J. ColebyD. V. HarryR. F. PardoeG. A. Tomlinson
J. CorderyW. IslipH. L. RhodesT. Wightman