Azed Competition No. 2183  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2178  |  2187  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2183 Apr 2014SANGRAIL normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstG. P. ConwayBet you it may be discovered in Glastonbury, i.e. a fabled treasurecomp. anag.
SecondA. WhittakerWhat develops mad plot with this? A production of Spamalot, darling!comp. anag. & lit.; ref. musical based on ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’
ThirdP. L. StoneQuest for elusive cup? Comp. anag. & lit’s run away with itref. AZ comps.; anag. incl. r, less ’t
VHCM. BarleyCapturing lad’s heart, flirty girl’s an unobtainable object of desirea in anag.
VHCC. J. BroughamDivine platter is celebrated scoffsang rail
VHCT. CrowtherGlasto not to rain – somehow that’s an almost impossible dreamanag. less to; ref. notoriously wet festival
VHCV. DixonLegendary vessel celebrated by contrary fabulistsang + liar (rev.); allusion to Dan Brown: ‘The Da Vinci Code’
VHCW. DreverCor anglais has no business playing the incredible theme of ‘The Mission’anag. less Co.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherScattering contents of jigsaw right and left one lost piece?anag. incl. l, r, an; piece = wine cup
VHCD. F. ManleyGlastonbury’s had it possibly? Express thy doubts freelyanag. less anag. & lit.
VHCP. W. MarlowMarginals swayed with no end of Euroscepticism – an unattainable ambition?anag. less m
VHCC. G. MillinA Christian relic or cross mostly wrapped in a sheetangr(y) in sail
VHCC. J. Morse‘Impossible’ goal split barsang rail
VHCM. OwenWhat’s Arimathaean hiding possibly near Glastonbury? (Could be a myth about ——) comp.anag. after deletion of anag., & lit.
VHCA. PlumbAngrily sour, struggling to secure first in AZED? It could become your ——comp. anag. & lit.
VHCMrs L. J. RobertsAnalysing relic resolves this nicelycomp. anag. & lit.
VHCDr S. J. ShawHoly Arthurian dish, initially leaving knight Sir Galahad bewilderedanag. less h, a, d, incl. n, & lit.
VHCI. SimpsonA. Darling’s converted? If so, that’d be Salmond’s ultimate ——anag. less d, & lit.; ref. ‘Better Together’ campaign
VHCP. TaylorPossibly I’m a bit of talent short: cryptic anagram and lit. is the ultimate goalanag. less I’m a t
VHCR. C. TeutonThis bounty may be in a Glastonbury settingcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCJ. R. TozerProject that’s all but mad to entertainangr(y) in sail2, & lit.
VHCMrs A. M. WaldenFabulous goal celebrated by Argentina, Messi finally with header from leftsang + RA + i + l
VHCA. J. WardropIn which one might see blood flow, centuries agosang3+ rail4, & lit.
VHCR. J. WhaleTreating it with awe, this confounded Sir Gawain et alcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCG. H. WillettCelebrated example of conductor realising the vision of Parsifalsang + (conductor) rail; ref. Sir Percival, see Brewer

HCs in competition 2183 awarded to:

T. AndersonA. ColstonR. J. HooperDr S. Poynting
D. AppletonN. ConnaughtonMs M. IrvineD. Price Jones
D. K. ArnottB. & T. CoventryR. JacksS. Randall
D. & N. AsplandT. J. DonnellyJ. C. LeylandW. Ransome
Ms K. BoltonC. D. S. & E. A. FieldP. McKennaP. A. Stephenson
T. C. BorlandR. GilbertRev Prebendary M. R. MetcalfA. J. Varney
Dr J. BurscoughM. GoodliffeK. MilanJ. Vincent & Ms R. Porter
D. CarterG. I. L. GraftonD. S. MillerM. Wainwright
C. A. ClarkeJ. GrimesT. J. MooreyJ. West
M. ClarkeD. HarrisT. D. NichollT. West-Taylor
S. L. ClaughtonP. J. HartleyC. PassF. J. B. Wheen
S. CollinsR. J. HealdM. L. PerkinsMs B. Widger