Azed Competition No. 2174  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2170  |  2178  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2174 Feb 2014CHARET Printer’s Devilry25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstK. MilanSome ornaments in ba/r I’ll soften, piano 
SecondA. J. WardropOf a kind with ruffs and su/its, ducks and loonsref. clothing & birds
ThirdDr E. YoungYou can find in attic bin bat/s, in a varietyref. Greek wine
VHCD. Appleton‘Nock’ and ‘no’ – t/wo similar words with the same meaning but different etymologies 
VHCE. BassettBeyond chance, land under ar/able would be appropriateref. church design
VHCP. BiddlecombeGay son mar/rying to discredit Putinref. protests at Sochi Winter Olympics
VHCT. C. BorlandLeftover bones for our poo/r eats 
VHCDr J. BurscoughJo and Meg, mar/rying as ‘Little Women’ to become ‘Good Wives’? 
VHCS. CollinsOne who loves, mo/urns regularly for his passion at Starbucks 
VHCR. B. HarlingNot being used to junk, rigging-master of lor/ries raising yard 
VHCD. V. HarryGourmet feels nectarine and pea/r, eats if they’re really ripe 
VHCR. J. HooperCrude aquatints – i.e. t/hird-rate compared to Goya, say 
VHCB. JonesSome pieces by ba/ritone, rich, dark and broodytritone-rich
VHCR. KimbellChomping on his third plateful, Bunter spluttered, ‘This bat/on’s crustier’ 
VHCJ. C. LeylandI’m vexed to find local ben/t on getting my wine bar licence refused 
VHCC. J. MorseFour-letter words? Ingrid’s having no un/ruly child’s play 
VHCM. OwenTireless rescuers involved in sea, r/oiling, to bring victims to safety 
VHCW. RansomeThe politically self-righteous bigot often goes to pri/ories 
VHCP. A. StephensonCouple late in mar/rying for a Christmas baby 
VHCP. L. StoneThae making hoo/-ha, everyone’s blootered! 
VHCJ. R. TozerStudent site a/ired after a vigorous PE lesson 
VHCJ. Vincent & Ms R. PorterWhat does a holiday maker in the alps do if he is injured climbing? Su/es! 
VHCC. WeatherleyAll the couples joining protest, mar/rying to change the law 
VHCA. WhittakerMonsters in Scottish lo/re, a sure jackpot for tourist board 
VHCG. H. WillettIf stressed, perhaps put in with Ada: t/reats there for relaxation 

HCs in competition 2174 awarded to:

D. & N. AsplandD. J. FlemingP. W. MarlowS. J. J. Tiffin
M. J. BarkerDr I. S. FletcherM. MartinL. Toole
M. BarleyH. FreemanI. D. McDonaldA. J. Varney
D. J. BexsonR. GilbertC. G. MillinM. Wainwright
G. BorooahG. I. L. GraftonT. J. MooreyMs S. Wallace
P. CargillA. HarkerR. A. NortonL. Ward
I. CarrD. HarrisR. J. PalmerJ. West
D. CarterR. J. HealdD. ProtheroeT. West-Taylor
J. & B. ChennellsR. HeskethD. R. ReedR. J. Whale
N. ConnaughtonG. JohnstoneG. RosserP. O. G. White
P. & B. CoomerC. LovingT. RuddJ. Woodall
K. J. CrookM. LunanDr S. J. ShawA. J. Young
E. DawidS. G. G. MacdonaldN. G. Shippobotham 
V. DixonW. F. MainP. Taylor 
W. DreverD. F. ManleyR. C. Teuton