Azed Competition No. 2144  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2139  |  2148  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2144 Jul 2013INFERNO Spoonerisms20


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstM. A. Macdonald-CooperFiled wire ruined iron: new iron to be plugged inwild fire; n Fe in anag.
SecondP. L. StoneGreatly famed flier – dashing one in RAF could be this aceflamed fire; anag. incl. A
ThirdD. & N. AsplandFor inner malfunctioning (not runs), one might be a fig buyerbig fire; anag. less r
VHCD. K. ArnottMany said dinners cooked here could be no finerdead sinners; anag.
VHCM. BarleyDinner’s swell here in Italy – there’s no finer cookingsinners dwell; anag.
VHCC. BarrPanties dried on front of naked fire? That’s crazy!Dante’s pride; anag. incl. n
VHCT. C. BorlandSporty friend spending day on certain lakes down hereSatan lurks; anag. less d
VHCA. G. ChamberlainRow a legion’s formed by wearing iron, with centre of targe on backlower regions; in Fe r + on (rev.)
VHCN. ConnaughtonDivine little number old hat in ladies?Latin Hades; infer n o
VHCC. M. EdmundsMen’s final is played with fire – number 2 scrapes homeScrewtape’s home; anag. incl. n + no.; ref. Wimbledon 2013 and C. S. Lewis
VHCJ. GrimesFan of equestrian’s finale with rein? Hickstead’s here!Styx heads; anag. incl. n
VHCD. V. HarryRevamp of dinner, cutting out starter: where said dinner might be helddead sinner; anag. less d
VHCR. HealdLeading pair of inventors Faraday and Rubik? Where’s Logie Baird?bogy laired; in + F + Ernő; sv Rubik’s cube
VHCT. J. Moorey‘Wretched Florentine’ let off in fight for a great siresite … fire; anag. less let; ref. ‘All’s Well That Ends Well’, v. iii. 158
VHCC. J. MorseForehead higher to imply nous? Not halfhorrid fire; infer no(us)
VHCR. A. NortonThis heather region is not finer on being ‘developed’nether … hot; anag.
VHCN. G. ShippobothamFig buyer chewed on green fig after polishing off scrambled eggbig fire; anag. less anag.
VHCJ. R. TozerI plant in natural order; it’s flowering in a ticktowering in a flick; I + fern in NO; ref. film, ‘The Towering Inferno’
VHCMrs A. M. WaldenDynamic Renoir, endless pulling in new following, makes Sisley greengrisly scene; n f in anag. less r; ref. Impressionist painters
VHCR. J. WhaleIs wearing feathery item on lady’s hat in fashion?Hades Latin-fashion; in fern o’

HCs in competition 2144 awarded to:

Ms K. BoltonV. DixonD. F. ManleyP. A. Stephenson
G. BorooahT. J. DonnellyT. D. NichollP. Taylor
C. J. ButlerG. I. L. GraftonD. J. R. OgilvieK. Thomas
E. ButterworthR. HeskethM. OwenA. Whittaker
C. A. ClarkeR. J. HooperS. J. O’BoyleMs B. Widger
M. CoatesMrs D. B. JenkinsonR. PerryG. H. Willett
S. CollinsB. JonesD. Price JonesA. J. Young
B. & T. CoventryE. LoobyT. RuddDr E. Young
T. CrowtherM. LunanDr S. J. Shaw 
E. DawidW. F. MainB. Solomons