Clues written by Dr S. J. Shaw in 2019-2020
After 9 competitions    All clues by Dr S. J. Shaw  |   2019-2020 Honours list
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No.Clue wordAwardClueExplanation
2464BRAINPOWERVHCWithout it, Britain starts to perform outside world education rankingsBr(it)ain + first letters, & lit.
2469GUDDLE (Spoonerisms)VHCScot’s good eating starters of delicious lemon pickle under tarts of Highland trouttickle underparts; first letters in gude
2473INTERPLAYVHCFoul leads to remote inspection and penalty action between teamsanag. incl. r i; ref. VAR decision
2480STOCKING FILLERSFirstI reckon small gifts expressing the essence of Xmas can constitute theseanag. less ma, & lit.
2482VOX POPVHCExpression of polling embodied by particular views of ordinary passers-by primarily when broadcastx in anag. of first letters, & lit.
2490DREAMSCAPEVHCWith this Dali could exhibit metamorphosis to replace Dadaismcomp. anag. & lit.; ref. Surrealism and ‘M. of Narcissus’
2495BUNGVHCViral disease confines an indefinite number for present, with conditions attachedn in bug; ref. COVID-19 ‘lockdown’

HCs awarded in competitions:

2477 SPRAT-WEATHER
2486 BRUHAHA