Azed Competition No. 426  Azed Slip  |  ◀  423  |  430  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
426 Jun 1980MISL(E)ADING Letters Latent33


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstW. J. M. ScotlandNaughty gals with mini skirts had little not showing clearly!’d in anag.
SecondE. A. BeaulahPromising the unattainable left Midas frenzied because of touch of goldanag. incl. l + in g
ThirdMrs M. J. CansfieldSeducing in a sports car is romance with a capital Ris Ladin in MG; i.e. Romance language
VHCT. AndersonDim signal might be so construedanag. & lit.
VHCD. W. ArthurIntelligence service gets faulty signal about the start of Doomsday, causing false alert?MI + D in anag.; ref. Pentagon computer failures
VHCMrs K. BissettSignal with dim light could beanag. & lit.; light = frivolous
VHCE. J. BurgeTaking up the garden path for ‘crazy’ conversion, man digs vestiges of lawn inanag. incl. l i; ref. crazy paving
VHCR. S. CaffynAzed’s constant aim: bending infinitely agile mindsanag. incl. agil(e)
VHCR. V. DeardenDim signal could be thisanag. & lit.
VHCJ. DromeyWhat dim signal could beanag. & lit.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherIs pulse rising at the bat in sports car causing distraction?is dal (rev.) in in MG; bat = speed
VHCB. FrancoMany such cases are bound to fail almost before a charge is enteredmis(s) lading; ref. A. P. Herbert’s ‘M. Cases’
VHCF. D. GardinerThis claim ultimately discredits slimming adanag. less m, & lit.
VHCR. B. HarlingDim signal could be thisanag. & lit.
VHCP. F. HendersonCryptic? See heartless Azed smiling deviouslyanag. incl. A(ze)d
VHCMrs S. HewittIs chap at home in sports car not to be trusted?is lad in in MG
VHCG. B. HigginsGetting wires crossed, dials in M.G. read incorrectlyanag.
VHCJ. P. H. HirstSeducing in a sports car is one sort of Romanceis Ladin in MG
VHCMiss H. KimbleDeceptive knave swearing about missing tartlad in (pro)mising
VHCR. E. KimmonsGlamis uneasy about noise? Apparitions’ statements proved thisdin in anag.; ref. Macbeth IV, i, ‘What noise is this?’
VHCJ. R. KirbyMixing a gin with mild’s likely to catch you out!anag.
VHCA. LawrieWhat dim signal could beanag. & lit.
VHCL. MayMarried lives drag on, filled with discord, fostering misunderstandingm is + din in lag
VHCJ. J. MooreDreadfully dismal batting; with one scored, gone, making one mistakeanag. + in + g(one); mistake v.i.
VHCC. J. MorseWhat dim signal could beanag. & lit.
VHCR. A. MostynMotorway sign vandalized (youth involved), causing errorsM1 + lad in anag.
VHCW. H. PegramDeceptive: dodging M. Ali’s punch?anag. + ding
VHCMrs E. M. PhairDim signal could be ——anag. & lit.
VHCB. A. PikeLike Viola, slim in drag, transformed, if casting rightanag. less r; ref. Twelfth Night
VHCA. D. ScottDescriptive of slimming ad if madam’s bottom is not seen differently?anag. less m, & lit.
VHCMrs E. J. ShieldsConfusing minds with a lig?anag. & lit.
VHCP. J. WagstaffeHeartless Azed, smiling outrageously about taking one up the garden pathanag. incl. A(ze)d
VHCDr R. L. WynneDim signal flickering like Will-o’-the-wispanag.

HCs in competition 426 awarded to:

C. Allen BakerDr V. G. I. DeshmukhA. H. JonesT. E. Sanders
Mrs A. BakerDr R. V. DugdaleM. D. LawsMrs B. Simmonds
R. L. BakerO. H. FrazerJ. H. C. LeachW. K. M. Slimmings
J. C. BarnesE. H. FreedmanP. W. W. LeachF. B. Stubbs
M. BarnesJ. GillJ. P. LesterDr G. A. Styles
G. T. BerrymanJ. J. GoulstoneD. F. ManleyDr S. G. Subbuswamy
P. R. BestJ. GraingeS. M. MansellR. C. Teuton
Mrs F. BlanchardM. J. GrocottH. W. MassinghamMiss D. B. Thomas
A. G. BogieR. S. HaddockH. J. McClarronD. H. Tompsett
C. BroughamB. HancockC. G. MillinI. Torbe
Rev C. M. BrounD. V. HarryW. L. MironM. A. Vernon
C. J. and M. P. ButlerV. G. HendersonDr R. G. MonkR. Walkden
E. ChalkleyI. A. HerbertT. W. MortimerA. J. Wardrop
D. P. ChappellJ. C. HobbsF. R. PalmerMrs J. Welford
C. A. ClarkeS. HolgateS. L. PatonG. H. Willett
M. CoatesE. M. HolroydG. S. PrenticeM. Woolf
A. G. CorriganJ. G. HullA. J. Redstone 
Dr A. G. C. CoxK. HunterD. R. Robinson 
A. J. CrowS. H. JarvisH. R. Sanders