Azed Competition No. 965  Azed Slip  |  ◀  961  |  969  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
965 Nov 1990EARBASH def. NECKLET Wrong Number20


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. C. DexterGo on an endless time after managing to collar Australiancollar; A in er(a) + bash, & lit.
SecondF. R. PalmerFor digger, jaw links remnants of bear with relics of firelinks; anag. + ash
ThirdE. J. BurgeTo go on in the Snowy Mountain region he’s arranged to ‘chain’ the vehiclechain; arba in anag.
VHCM. BarleyShare a drop of Bundaberg rum – that’ll generate chatter at the barbie!drop; anag. inc. B
VHCC. A. Clarke‘Go on and on’ line repulsed attempt to drop leader of Conservativesdrop; ra(C)e (rev.) + bash
VHCR. DeanJaw round which develops rash under boaboa; comp. anag.
VHCB. FrancoYabber non-stop? English do after a drop of rumdrop; E + a r + bash (= party)
VHCN. C. GoddardShare a drop of bonzer wild rabbit down underdrop; anag. incl. b
VHCP. F. HendersonNegligée has bear or rabbit onnegligée; anag.; n. = necklet, careless
VHCV. G. Henderson‘Listen, party; drop Heseltine’s aspiration at the first opportunity. I’m to go on and ondrop; (H)ear bash; ref. Michael H.
VHCF. P. N. LakeWith a fab fur on she’d make fun of this – it’s rabbitfur; comp. anag.
VHCJ. C. LeylandGas and BA shares drop a bit then rallydrop; anag. less s
VHCD. F. ManleyGo on the wagon and belt up after end of carousebelt; e + arba + sh
VHCC. G. MillinHeartless boa swallowing poor hares? On the contrary – rabbitboa; b(o)a in anag.
VHCT. J. MooreyRun on lace bras, eh? Samantha’s last to be involvedlace; a in anag.; ref. S. Fox
VHCR. F. NaishRattling a sabre, Bush needs no coach to chain an audiencechain; anag. + (Bus)h
VHCD. PendreyParty following split: drop leader Mag, perhaps?drop; (t)ear + bash; mag2; ref. M. Thatcher
VHCR. PhillipsWhat goes to fur transporters in the East? Neighbours’ rabbit?fur; arbas in eh?; fur = coat
VHCR. I. SutherlandPerhaps Darwin’s rabbit evolved from boa missing nothing in destruction of haresboa; b(o)a in anag.
VHCDr E. YoungPoll, if drawn out, might drop leader of split partydrop; (t)ear bash; Poll = parrot

HCs in competition 965 awarded to:

M. BathD. R. GregoryMrs W. J. MahoodW. K. M. Slimmings
J. R. BeresfordJ. F. GrimshawH. S. MasonD. M. Stanford
Mrs K. BissettR. J. HooperH. W. MassinghamP. L. Stone
Ms F. A. BlanchardR. F. A. HorsfieldDr R. MooreR. C. Teuton
H. J. BradburyJ. HorwoodC. J. MorseK. Thomas
Mrs M. J. CansfieldP. JewellMrs R. M. NewmanD. H. Tompsett
G. P. ConwayA. LawrieS. J. O’BoyleMs J. Ward
D. A. CrosslandJ. P. LesterG. PerryD. Williamson
V. DixonJ. F. LeveyC. P. ReaW. Woodruff
C. E. Faulkner-KingJ. D. LockettH. R. Sanders 
C. J. FeetenbyR. K. LumsdonT. E. Sanders 
H. FreemanD. J. MackayMrs E. J. Shields