Azed Competition No. 1849  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1845  |  1853  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1849 Nov 2007AUXESIS normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstDr I. S. FletcherA change from six EU’s shown?a + anag., & lit.; ref. enlargement of EU/EEC from original number
SecondC. J. BroughamActive wife, taken with Bayeux’s art, lives for embroiderya ux. + es (Fr.) + is
ThirdR. J. HealdSuch a trope placed artfully could make a prosaic tale ‘sexed-up’comp. anag. & lit.
VHCW. G. ArnottGoing over the top, Australia’s opening pair smashed sixesAu + anag.
VHCD. ArthurArticle I sex up to feed under-secretary extravagant claimsa + I sex (rev.) in US
VHCD. & N. AsplandSex up bit of intelligence as fodder for awful USA exaggerationsex (rev.) + I, all in anag.
VHCE. J. BurgeUnsettled tax issue – taxpayer initially rejected increaseanag. less t
VHCMrs M. J. CansfieldUSA confused about uprising in Congress? That’s an exaggerationi’ sex (rev.) in anag.
VHCC. A. ClarkeA universal result of mounting libido is in tumescencea + U + sex (rev.) + is
VHCR. M. S. CorkGuenon afflicted with this growth may become exsanguineouscomp. anag.
VHCJ. GrimesUranium treasure site in waters up north of Iceland will produce growthU ‘X’ in sea (rev.) + IS
VHCR. B. HarlingBosom fully developed with this augmentation makes lousy falsies buxomcomp. anag.
VHCR. J. HooperWhat brings one to the art at Bayeux is more than just embroideryaux es (Fr.) + is
VHCMrs S. D. JohnsonIncomplete axe issue compounded overgrowthanag. less e
VHCE. C. LanceExpansive embroidery: Bayeux’s is blighted by being neglectedanag. less by
VHCJ. C. LeylandWith Heather finally gone, what breaks Sir Paul’s heart, ex’s exorbitant claim?anag. less r incl. au; ref. Mills / McCartney divorce settlement
VHCG. McStravickDodgy dossier was sexed up i.e. rewrites were disposed with exaggerationcomp. anag.
VHCT. J. MooreyEnlargement or unchanged encapsulates EU binding vote coming upX in EU (rev.) in as is; ref. e.g. Croatia entry
VHCC. J. MorseTo the French their art is an extension from the Greekaux es (Fr.) + is
VHCR. S. MorseAustralia’s openers clobbered sixes, ‘going over the top’ in a manner of speakingAu + anag.
VHCD. ParfittI sex up boring and uninspired speech, primarilyI sex (rev.) in first letters, & lit.
VHCM. SandersonEnglish second XI made mincemeat of in Australia? That’s pure exaggerationanag. of E s XI in AUS
VHCS. SaundersAxe is u/s for chopping old growthanag.
VHCD. C. WilliamsonLeaving the egg, developing “oiseaux” primarily show this?anag. less O + s, & lit.

HCs in competition 1849 awarded to:

D. AppletonC. M. EdmundsM. A. Macdonald-CooperD. J. Short
J. BainesM. FreemanW. F. MainC. M. Steele
M. BarleyA. GascoigneD. F. ManleyP. L. Stone
P. BartlamR. GilbertP. McKennaR. C. Teuton
C. BoydM. GoodliffeK. MilanK. Thomas
Dr J. BurscoughA. & R. HadenC. G. MillinJ. R. Tozer
C. J. & M. P. ButlerM. HanleyW. MurphyMs S. Wallace
D. A. CampbellD. V. HarryD. J. R. OgilvieA. J. Wardrop
B. CheesmanP. HeffernanF. R. PalmerR. J. Whale
M. CoatesR. HeskethM. L. PerkinsG. H. Willett
E. CrossT. JacobsR. PerryW. Wynne Willson
R. DeanMrs S. G. JohnsonD. SargentDr E. Young
N. C. DexterM. LivermoreJ. M. Sharman 
V. DixonS. G. G. MacdonaldN. G. Shippobotham