Azed Competition No. 1602  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1598  |  1606  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1602 Feb 2003FENESTRA normal28


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstDr I. S. FletcherHole in one’s after playing shot of roundanag. less O
SecondV. DixonSource of beguiling light Romeo confused with eastfen + anag. incl. R; ref. Romeo and Juliet II, 2, and NATO phonetic alphabet
ThirdR. PhillipsHere melts the heart in soft serenade?anag. of (so)ft serena(de), & lit.; ref. Romeo and Juliet
VHCD. AshcroftRose, for example, not one often seen bunkered at St Andrewsanag. less one + R & A; ref. Justin R., golfer
VHCM. BarleySource of light: gloomy, without it, you’ll find home insidenest in fera(l)2, & lit.
VHCMrs F. A. BlanchardFine Easter that is going swimmingly shows you the light!anag. less i.e.
VHCDr J. BurscoughFollowing unravelling, enter as light?f + anag.
VHCP. CargillAfter one’s shocking round exits the hole with glassy look!anag. less 0
VHCC. A. ClarkePossible terrorist gang interned by a judge who’s reversed summarily – a loophole perhaps?nest in a ref (rev.)
VHCM. CoatesZip fastener for what may be held by sashanag.
VHCE. CrossWindow typically painting sun on English nave (ancient) from eastern endart S E nef (all rev.)
VHCH. FreemanWhat’s almost awe inspiring? Knight and the dashing ‘Tres’ openingN + anag. in fea(r); ref. England cricket openers Nick K. and Marcus Trescothick
VHCR. R. GreenfieldSummary fine requires change from nearest hole in the wallf + anag.; ref. PM’s proposed on-the-spot fines
VHCC. R. GumbrellOriel, for example, term for institution established in early part of fourteenth century?n est. in f era; O. College, Oxford, founded 1326
VHCR. J. HealdHole in the wall vandalized after keeping money backsen (rev) in anag.
VHCR. J. HooperOxford detective Morse spending minimal time at New – could clue indicate Oriel?Fen + anag. of (Mo)rse at; ref. Gervase F. in novels of Edmund Crispin
VHCMrs S. G. JohnsonFine poetic evening star lit windowf + ene + anag.; lit = drunk
VHCF. P. N. LakeWhat may be French will do to admit sun when it’s clear outsideS in net in fera (Fr. = will do), & lit.
VHCMrs J. MackieCraft seen disintegrating with first to go being spot on wing?anag. less C; ref. loss of Columbia spacecraft
VHCC. G. MillinOx-eye? See English home rather than look among the flowersflora with E nest for lo
VHCI. MorganAt sea head for Far Eastern portanag. incl. F
VHCA. PlumbOpening iron sent flying at Royal and AncientFe + anag. + R & A
VHCDr T. PowellHaving thrown opening treble, what may be seen if darts hit bull’s-eye, say?anag. less initial letters
VHCN. G. ShippobothamFor such as Casement see only half of Fenian tears flowingFen(ian) + anag.; ref. Sir Roger C.
VHCC. W. ThomasSet in a frame? Could be I’m a ——comp. anag. & lit.
VHCD. H. TompsettWhat can be each side of fireplace niche and of sunlit rotunda?first and last letters, & lit.
VHCR. J. WhaleForce and enter as criminal here?F + anag., & lit.
VHCG. H. WillettPossible opening for inspectors following tense manoeuvring by leaders of Russia and Americaf + anag. + R, A

HCs in competition 1602 awarded to:

D. AppletonR. DeanJ. C. LeylandS. Sharples
Mrs P. A. BaxA. J. DornP. R. LloydD. P. Shenkin
E. A. BeaulahL. K. EdkinsB. MacReamoinnMrs E. J. Shields
J. R. BeresfordC. D. S. & E. A. FieldW. F. MainD. J. Short
S. BestW. P. M. FieldR. MankelowB. Solomons
C. T. BoarnA. G. FlemingD. F. ManleyP. L. Stone
R. E. BootR. J. FletcherK. McDermidR. C. Teuton
K. P. BoughtonRev G. FloydJ. R. C. MichieK. Thomas
C. BoydN. C. GoddardB. G. MidgleyS. J. J. Tiffin
F. BrazierDr R. W. GrantT. J. MooreyMrs J. E. Townsend
C. J. BroughamJ. GrimesC. J. MorseJ. R. Tozer
E. J. BurgeM. J. HanleyMs S. M. OdberA. J. Wardrop
B. BurtonR. B. HarlingF. R. PalmerM. J. E. Wareham
D. J. CarpenterV. HendersonR. J. PalmerF. Wheen
V. ChetcutiR. HeskethR. ParkerMs B. J. Widger
R. CohenA. HodgsonW. RansomeD. C. Williamson
R. M. S. CorkC. G. T. HuntA. J. RedstoneW. Woodruff
K. W. CrawfordB. JonesC. RobinsonDr E. Young
Ms G. CrossleyE. KnightA. Roth 
P. A. DaviesJ. P. LesterM. Rupp