Azed Competition No. 2205  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2200  |  2209  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2205 Sep 2014CUMBERSOME normal20


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstT. C. BorlandUnmanageable canine harassed Burmese tom, slipping its leadc + anag. less t
SecondDr S. J. ShawShifting such loads and dropping nothing might give me broad musclescomp. anag. less 0, & lit.
ThirdW. DreverClumsy routine gets beginner eliminated in opening of Strictly Come Dancing(n)umber in anag. incl. S
VHCM. BarleySee Morse inventively secure title, an annual honour not easily managedU MBE in c + anag.; ref. AZ honours list
VHCA. & R. HadenUnmanageable amount includes items without number(n)umbers in come
VHCR. HeskethClunky songs with note missing in climax(n)umbers in come
VHCM. HodgkinMembers united in struggle with company, causing management difficultyanag. incl. U, co.
VHCJ. R. HowlettPonderous Brown enters final stages of dramatic ‘Yes No’ referendum debateumber in last letters; ref. Scottish independence referendum
VHCD. F. ManleySummer becoming uncertain – Scottish politician for secession hard to deal withanag. less Ming (Campbell)
VHCC. G. MillinChild’s first attempt to walk without lead’s a bit ungainlyc (l)umber some
VHCT. J. MooreyAwkward position as Commons slumbered, crafty Salmond’s delivered?anag. less anag.
VHCC. J. MorseDifficult leading actor leaves set to take on an unspecified part(Benedict) Cumberbatch with some for batch
VHCC. OgilvieDodgy rum becomes difficult to shiftanag.
VHCS. RandallUngainly amateur stifled in tight sumo embraceanag. less a
VHCW. RansomeCollege becoming Head of the River? A bit hard to manage, perhapsHumber with c for H + some
VHCP. L. StoneWe sober men much coordinated can be this when drunkcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. C. TeutonClumsy turn – not the first to be seen during opener of Strictly Come Dancing(n)umber in anag. incl. S
VHCMrs A. M. WaldenHam actor dashing off set has a fewCumber(batch) + some; ham2
VHCG. H. WillettIn these days we find more bums sadly elephantineanag. in CE
VHCDr E. YoungSo member found way out, faced with copperCu + anag., & lit.; ref. Plebgate

HCs in competition 2205 awarded to:

P. BartlamV. DixonA. MacmillanI. Simpson
Ms K. BoltonR. J. FletcherP. W. MarlowP. Taylor
G. BorooahM. FreemanL. MarzillierS. J. J. Tiffin
C. J. BroughamR. GilbertP. McKennaJ. R. Tozer
Rev Canon C. M. BrounDr H. GilmoreM. McMahonMs S. Wallace
Dr J. BurscoughG. I. L. GraftonR. J. PalmerL. Ward
C. J. ButlerJ. GrimesK. ParekhA. J. Wardrop
P. CargillD. V. HarryA. PlumbA. Whittaker
S. CollinsR. J. HealdN. Roper 
N. ConnaughtonM. A. Macdonald-CooperT. Rudd