Azed Competition No. 2165  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2161  |  2168  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2165 Dec 2013OUT OF ORDER normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. C. TeutonBatting four Root protects tail-enders in England collapse with series lostd, e in anag.; ref. Joe Root, England cricketer
SecondI. D. McDonaldTour over for gutless England bats? That’s not cricket!anag. incl. o, E, d
ThirdR. HeskethDo footer and rugby union for a change, not cricketanag. incl. RU
VHCD. AppletonToo rude for meself-referential anag. & lit.
VHCM. BarleyBust is on view for Roe when cavorting round centre of stadiumout + d in anag.; ref. Erica R., Twickenham streaker
VHCDr J. BurscoughThis do for ‘outré’?anag. & lit.
VHCP. CargillUnseemly to-do with furore developinganag.
VHCT. CrowtherIt could be a sign of something not working when to-do and furore break outanag. & lit.
VHCC. M. EdmundsOffending propriety? This itself may engender furore and to-doanag.
VHCR. J. HealdSlot machines being so, you might have lost cash in ’em!indicating anag. & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyRoot due for runs – wrongly placed in the line-up?anag.; ref. Joe R., cricketer
VHCT. J. MooreySign of abnormal lift short of a length floored bats in rout abroadanag. less l in anag.; ref. current test series in Australia
VHCC. J. MorseOxford University to make crossing through Queen’s prohibitedOU to ford ER
VHCT. D. NichollRoot due for repositioning thus?anag.; ref. Joe R., cricketer
VHCG. RavenFormer monk is not working as a night watchman3 defs.
VHCDr S. J. ShawWhen cashpoint’s like this it could be I can’t shopindicating anag. & lit.
VHCN. G. Shippobotham“Too rude” for this?self-referential anag., & lit.
VHCP. L. StoneOR with some fortitude suffering horrific times going over the topanag. less anag.
VHCMrs A. M. WaldenExcessive fouls do for Touréanag.; ref. Man. City footballer
VHCR. J. WhaleToo rude for Nuts, displaying bust?anag.; ref. lads’ mag
VHCM. WhitmoreTrue of door unhinged?anag.
VHCG. H. WillettHow to describe OTT English utterance not unknown in the Gabba bleachers?O(x)ford in outer (qv), & lit.

HCs in competition 2165 awarded to:

T. AndersonW. DreverP. W. MarlowP. A. Stephenson
D. K. ArnottDr I. S. FletcherJ. R. C. MichieP. Taylor
D. & N. AsplandG. I. L. GraftonC. OgilvieJ. R. Tozer
A. BarkerA. H. HarkerD. J. R. OgilvieJ. Vincent & Ms R. Porter
G. BorooahD. V. HarryR. J. PalmerMs S. Wallace
Rev Canon C. M. BrounG. JohnstoneT. PowellL. Ward
C. J. ButlerB. JonesMs A. PriceA. J. Wardrop
A. G. ChamberlainE. C. LanceA. M. PriceA. Whittaker
C. A. ClarkeT. LockeD. Price JonesDr E. Young
A. ColstonC. LovingMs L. Quee 
V. DixonM. A. Macdonald-CooperC. Short