Azed Competition No. 2257  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2250  |  2261  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2257 Sep 2015BUST-UP / PIT-PAT Right and Left20


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. J. HealdQuarrel with Republican candidate shortened odds of Trump beating frontrunner for presidency spreading sanctimonious rubbish(Jeb)Bus(h) + alternate letters; p in pi tat; ref. US politics
SecondT. AndersonSplit bosom’s prominently displayed oomph gets the old man in a little bit of a flutterbust up; it + pa in pt
ThirdMrs A. M. WaldenRow at school after police raid set teachers’ union aflutterbust up; pit PAT
VHCM. BarleyFlapping PM’s apparently backtracked in row: admitting migrants ultimately is aim aheadap. (rev.) in Pitt; s in but + up
VHCT. C. BorlandLikely to be back nesting in hole, fluttering tits raise commotionapt (rev.) in pit; bust up
VHCR. GilbertEffect of certain lingerie’s a disturbance of passions, beginning with sex appeal hitting spot, generating singular palpitationsbust up; p + it + pat
VHCD. V. HarryRecommended runner backed by Paddy produces thrilling finish crack riding can providetip (rev.) + Pat; bust up
VHCR. HeskethIn a flutter old man in prison, tense in court after a couple of boobs, spatpa in pit + t; bust up
VHCJ. C. LeylandNeeding data circuit and RAM, scrap laptop, it’s mad spending 50 with disk also rattlingbus tup; anag. less L, O
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperRow boat backwards, then ram palpitating old man in Chathamsub (rev.) + tup; pa in Pitt (the Elder, Earl of Chatham)
VHCW. F. MainDisturbance in chest at an end – for palpitations pressure has been applied to it at the right timebust up; p + it + pat
VHCD. F. ManleyRow puts British into confusion about EU’s ultimate settlement with PM going round thumping a bitU in anag. incl. B; pa in Pitt
VHCC. J. MorseRepair station’s rightly placed for quivering jalopy getting driven back for scrappit + pat; bus + put (rev.)
VHCT. RuddRebellious Brutus, unleashing Rome’s first power clash, cut down friend, piercing political dynast with a succession of low blowsanag. less R + p; pa(l) in Pitt
VHCDr S. J. ShawDisturbance in chest excited heart of victim to keep it pathologically palpitatingbust up; hidden centrally
VHCP. L. StoneHaving a flutter backing top tip at Ayr, placed second, overhauled in run-intap tip (rev.); put sub (rev.)
VHCA. VarneyReturn to station by public transport – scrap car repair place has run out of part needed to resolve possible pinkingbus + put (rev.); pit + pa(r)t
VHCJ. Vincent & Ms R. PorterPalpitating sensation resulting from grave stroke – spat blood initially then mostly sputum in a distressed statepit pat; b + anag. less m
VHCL. WardNo energy at all … reduced appetite … palpitating chest: first signs of ulcerative pulmonary disorderanag. les e e; bust + u, p
VHCDr E. YoungBurrell say goes after coach starts row playing ‘suitable’ back in matchbus tup; burrell sheep; ref. Luther B., Rugby World Cup player; apt (rev.) in pit; play = flutter

HCs in competition 2257 awarded to:

D. AppletonC. A. ClarkeT. J. MooreyMs M. Stokes
D. & N. AsplandV. DixonD. J. R. OgilvieP. Taylor
M. BarkerW. DreverJ. ParkeR. C. Teuton
J. G. BoothC. M. EdmundsJ. & A. PriceJ. R. Tozer
J. M. BrownA. S. EverestT. J. RailtonMs S. Wallace
Mrs S. BrownJ. FaircloughA. D. ScottA. J. Wardrop
Dr J. BurscoughJ. GrimesD. P. ShenkinT. West-Taylor
C. J. ButlerC. LovingN. G. ShippobothamR. J. Whale
A. & J. CalderRev Prebendary M. R. MetcalfC. ShortG. H. Willett
D. CarterJ. R. C. MichieDr G. SimpsonK. J. Williams
A. ChamberlainC. G. MillinP. A. StephensonA. J. Young