Azed Competition No. 1342  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1338  |  1346  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1342 Feb 1998ALIENS / RAPINE Right and Left22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. R. TozerSpoiling drap, in Edinburgh house a piece of ice put in glass reveals Sassenachs to Scots?hidden; a + i in lens; house vb
SecondC. R. GumbrellDeals in uncommonly striking Dutch transfers taking Gunners to peak?anag. less D; RA pine; peak2; ref. Arsenal stars Bergkamp and Overmars
ThirdA. J. DornPitch, laid in a very short time, exposes foreigners to blame in England’s opening gamelie (= slope) in a ns (= nanosecond); rap in E; ref. abortive first test in WI
VHCM. BarleySee vintage transport take a long while tackling slope close to Brighton – any here’ll have travelled farr a pine; lie n in as
VHCE. A. BeaulahAn isle is shaken: Kiwis among others the victims when Napier’s devastatedanag.; anag.; ref. NZ North Island earthquake of 1931
VHCE. J. BurgeBarbarians playing in Sale nip ear in scrum, taking possession unlawfullyanag.; anag.
VHCB. BurtonPlundering runs, a power batting side with ultimate in technique explosively nails English outsidersr a P in (noun) e; anag. + E
VHCD. J. Dare-PlumptonSaline malfunctioning transfers right terrible pain ending in massive seizureanag.; r + anag. + e
VHCN. C. DexterSack a Pres. discounting hint of scandal in devious answer containing untruth for outsiders?anag. less s; lie in ans.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherMaybe such as greener work entails removing bit of trash by filling refuse sackanag., less t; greener = newly-arrived immigrant; in in rape4
VHCG. I. L. GraftonOutsiders from all imaginable nations are illicitly grabbing one’s card number, extracting lootoutside letters & lit.; PIN in anag.
VHCMrs E. GreenawayDiamond perhaps in Kimberley country turned up, foreigners plunder rand before longNeil in SA (all rev.); R a (= ante) pine; ref. singer
VHCR. R. GreenfieldImported plants, hybrid lines, a species of brassica hiding in sackinganag.; in in rape
VHCR. HeskethIn a balmy spell an isle’s old peregrines are trained outside to hold fast preyanag.; pin in anag.
VHCT. M. HoggartForeigners land right in the middle of Anglo-Saxon kingdom of old (Edmund’s) to seize power and plunderlien in AS; P in raine
VHCD. F. ManleyPlundering soldiers coming with wooden whopper, number packed in as outsidersRA pine; lie n in as; ref. Trojan Horse
VHCDr E. J. MillerThose not included in sale fiddles do in a rep appropriating loot!anag.; anag.
VHCT. J. MooreyDevastating pitch cracks are distressing Jamaicans? Answer as before, lay new squarepin in anag.; a lie n s
VHCC. J. MorseTake a long spoiling lie in on ancient Sabbath – that’s for otherworldly typesr a pine; lie in an3 + S
VHCR. J. PalmerNip ear in scrum? That’s violation Barbarians are right to suppress finallyanag.; a lien s
VHCD. R. RobinsonLean is recollected making strangers empathise during encounter initially getting carried awayanag.; rap in e; ref. film ‘Brief Encounter’ dir. by David L.
VHCA. J. WardropRefuse embraces by marauding strangers when protecting right over propertyin in rape4; lien in as

HCs in competition 1342 awarded to:

D. AppletonP. S. ElliottC. G. MillinMrs J. E. Townsend
D. AshcroftA. G. FlemingP. W. NashL. Ward
Mrs F. A. BlanchardH. FreemanF. R. PalmerA. West
G. C. BrownG. JohnstoneG. PerryR. J. Whale
Dr J. BurscoughF. P. N. LakeD. Price JonesI. J. Wilcock
D. A. CampbellC. J. LoweJ. SaynorMs S. Wise
C. A. ClarkeR. K. LumsdonW. ScottDr E. Young
E. CrossMs R. MacGillivrayP. L. Stone 
R. DeanP. W. MarlowC. W. Thomas