Azed Competition No. 2074  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2070  |  2078  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2074 Mar 2012BENNET normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. P. GuiverDry stale slice of bread and marmalade served upb + tenné (rev.); stale4
SecondD. F. ManleyName recurring in book with three of the five in teens (novel)n, n in b + anag., & lit.; ref. B. sisters in ‘Pride and Prejudice’
ThirdDr S. J. ShawNovel by Austen (made into films) reveals —— family maids to uscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. D. AndersonNovel family member’s been misled about new tenant’s originn in anag. + t; ref.’Pride and Prejudice’
VHCMs K. BoltonDead grass at Wimbledon? Live tennis is cancelled after knocking upbe + tenn(is) (rev.)
VHCT. C. BorlandFuzz nab teen concealing a bit of grass at Glastonbury?anag. less a
VHCC. A. ClarkeA common habit of an Austen heroine (marriage finally for love) such as Elizabeth or Jane?bonnet with e for 0
VHCW. DreverWhat’s found in baseline’s edges, and on Wimbledon Centre Court ultimately?b, e + last letters, & lit.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherName borne by any of Five Sisters, central characters of great fictionn in ben1 + e, t, & lit.; ref. ‘Pride and Prejudice’ and F. S. of Kintail in Scottish Highlands
VHCR. J. HealdLydia ——: a teen blindly gallivanting, losing heart to scallywagcomp. anag. less l; ref. ‘P & P’
VHCR. J. HooperBath bun? It’s not quite fresh, getting dunked in cup of teane(w) in bent1; see bun2
VHCT. JacobsKecks buffo finally dropped in one penned by farceur like Georges F(o)ne in Ben T(ravers); ref. G. Feydeau
VHCG. JohnstoneBun, baked with its top having turned orange-brownb + tenné (rev.)
VHCJ. C. LeylandBun in oven? Not half, after a bit of a bounder’s seen to scoreb + (ov)en + net
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperWhat smitten Nebuchadnezzar’s gobbling up – bit of grasshidden rev.; ref. Daniel, 4, 30
VHCP. W. MarlowElizabeth encapsulating the ultimate in Jane Austen characterisation?last letters in Bet, & lit.
VHCP. McKennaKecks? Dodgy trousers recently made shortenedne(w) in bent
VHCJ. R. C. MichieA bit of grass, a lot of speed and Ecstasy lead to thrillsbenn(y) + E + t
VHCC. J. MorseSigns of black earth, new and clear evidence of drought in S. Englandb, e, n + net; ref. hose-pipe ban
VHCR. PerryStalk game, nothing captured, nothing lostn(0)ne in bet
VHCR. G. SmithE.g. Elizabeth: Queen, perhaps, given time, taking to heart uttermost parts of nationn, n in bee + t; ref. E. B. in ‘P & P.’
VHCMs S. WallaceStrangely —— (S. area form) turns out to be name for sear bent grass stalkcomp. anag.

HCs in competition 2074 awarded to:

D. K. ArnottT. & D. EastE. C. LanceP. L. Stone
D. & N. AsplandC. M. EdmundsP. LloydMrs A. Terrill
M. BarleyJ. FaircloughC. LovingR. C. Teuton
C. J. BroughamJ. GlassonburyM. LunanS. J. J. Tiffin
Dr J. BurscoughM. GoodyearI. D. McDonaldJ. R. Tozer
P. ColesG. J. GostlingD. MitchellC. J. A. Underhill
E. CrossG. I. L. GraftonT. J. MooreyL. Ward
P. T. CrowMrs E. GreenawayC. OgilvieT. West-Taylor
T. CrowtherA. & R. HadenM. OwenR. J. Whale
P. A. DaviesDr C. P. HalesM. J. PinchesA. Whittaker
E. DawidD. V. HarryT. RuddJ. Woodall
V. DixonDr S. B. HartN. G. ShippobothamR. Zara
M. DraperP. F. HendersonI. Simpson