Azed Competition No. 2091  Azed Slip  |  < 2087  |  2096 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2091 Jul 2012SNIFTER normal23

 

AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. F. ManleyJumbly mariners averting ruin — a pinky paper’s absorbed wetFT in anag. less mar, ref. Edward Lear, ‘The Jumblies’ III, 3, 4
SecondDr S. J. ShawThis kind of shot constitutes one stiff drinkcomp. anag. & lit.
ThirdD. K. ArnottForce six making centre of E. Grinstead windy?anag. of F rinste & lit.; ref. Beaufort scale
VHCD. AppletonBlow causing skipper a few problems? Small Scotch ref isn’t allowing treatment2 meanings & anag.
VHCM. BarleyTin provided drinker leaving work with a quick tippleSn if t(op)er
VHCC. J. BroughamViolent periodic wind creating awful frets in totanag.
VHCJ. M. BrownAfter swallowing a small measure rinse out brandy glassft in anag.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherWhat’s blowing isn’t far short of one close to galeanag. less a & lit.; on Beaufort scale strong breeze precedes near gale
VHCG. I. L. GraftonLacking standard, partner’s untidily squeezing middle of dentifrice — tiff resultsif in anag. less par; tiff2
VHCDr W. L. HawleyA single stiffener maybe, this as feeling grotty?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. J. HealdA spanking blow on brat’s rear with hand by school’s head? That’s retrogressivere t fin s (all rev.)
VHCR. J. HooperThe end for Batman, trapped by Riddler? It could serve to sink spirits in Gotham Cityn in sifter; ref. comic book characters
VHCG. JohnstoneStiffener? Not iron — liquid!anag. less Fe & lit.
VHCT. J. MooreyFantastic Spain first again, ultimately a breeze!anag. incl. E, n; ref. European Cup etc
VHCC. J. MorseOne strong draught to make you snuffle: another to pep you up3 meanings
VHCD. J. R. OgilvieArms returned after firing a loud shot?fins (rev.) + (af)ter
VHCA. PlumbStrong breeze in forest stirred up old leavesanag. less o
VHCT. RuddShort ball that can be frightening, if going in (or out)snorter with if for or
VHCD. P. ShenkinWhat’s friendliest? Relaxing, idle with ——?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. C. TeutonYou could get a taste of Remy’s finest from thisanag. incl. R, & lit.; ref. R. Martin brandy
VHCA. J. WardropIn which one’s swirling finest drop of Rémy?anag. + R & lit.
VHCA. J. YoungNew features in old riddle — what is shot, blows up and keeps running backn in sifter & 3 meanings; sniff stops nose running
VHCDr E. YoungBell’s by chance first one out, scoring 0anag. less 0; ref. Bell’s whisky/Ian Bell
 

HCs awarded in competition 2091 to:

R. D. AndersonP. EustaceT. LockeC. M. Steele
T. AndersonJ. FaircloughM. A. Macdonald-CooperP. Taylor
T. C. BorlandR. GilbertW. F. MainD. H. Tompsett
Rev Canon C. M. BrounD. GreenK. ManleyJ. R. Tozer
Dr J. BurscoughA. & R. HadenP. W. MarlowMs O. Tyrrell
D. A. CampbellD. HarrisI. D. McDonaldM. Wainwright
C. A. ClarkeDr G. L. HeardJ. McGregorN. Warne
M. CoatesR. HeskethB. N. McQuadeW. B. Wendt
P. T. CrowD. HubbleRev Prebendary M. R. MetcalfMs B. Widger
M. CutterMrs J. M. JohnsonJ. R. C. MichieK. J. Williams
N. C. DexterL. KeetD. S. MillerJ. S. Witte
Dr P. DiamondW. KnottC. OgilvieR. Zara
V. DixonE. C. LanceM. Owen 
W. DreverD. T. R. LawsonMs F. Plumb 
C. M. EdmundsJ. P. LesterN. G. Shippobotham