Azed Competition No. 2324  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2322  |  2325  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2324 Xmas 2016CELEBRATIONS normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. JacksFestivities seen in church or in stable originallyCE + anag.
SecondM. HodgkinTime to get ebriose with clan gathered round for Christmas and New Year?t in anag.
ThirdDr J. BurscoughMars bar selection?anag. & lit.; ref. Mars Inc. chocolate collection
VHCD. K. ArnottTerm for festive plays with cribs at Noel?anag. incl. e, & lit.
VHCM. BarkerBeanos etc I left right smashed?anag. incl. l, r, & lit.
VHCR. C. BellAged ales, bottled beer, cola tinsanag.; see ale
VHCN. ConnaughtonBoozy olés in bar, etcanag. & lit.
VHCR. J. HealdDissolution of Eastern bloc brought about independence and joyous festivitiesi in anag.
VHCJ. LiddlePrepare a nice lobster for festivities – or maybe a box of chocsanag. & 2 defs.
VHCT. J. MooreyBlokes certain to show no end of pluck at sea? Jollies perhapsanag. less k
VHCC. OgilvieFun and games in select bar, nothing outrageousanag. incl. 0
VHCM. OwenAn initially unwelcome baby in eastern local could give rise to annual ——comp. anag. incl, u, b, & lit.
VHCDr S. J. ShawWhat Jesu essentially gives rise to when associated with improvised crib at Noelanag. incl. es, & lit.
VHCP. L. StoneBlasts from rebel action shaking Syria’s capitalanag. + S
VHCP. TaylorDisruptive child kept in perplexed silence – o, joyful times!brat in anag.
VHCP. TharbyBabe finally placed in rough crib at Noel, centrepiece of Christian festivitiese in anag. + s
VHCJ. R. TozerER’s lit beacon starting ——?anag. & lit.; ref. HM’s 90th birthday c.; start = jerk
VHCJ. Vincent & Ms R. PorterThe primary elements of Christmas entertainment: laughter, extra booze and food for parties!first letters + rations
VHCL. WardMasses possibly lacking any recollection of beanos? Certainly!anag. less any
VHCA. J. WardropWhen Trump’s lead vanishes and Democrat comes in, these could be considerableanag. with D for T, & lit.
VHCR. J. WhaleThese could involve a ‘Noel set’ with crib – or perhaps a bristlecone lit up2 anags. & lit.
VHCA. WhittakerYou have drunk beer a lot in between start and end of Christmas, and old ales tooanag. in C, s; see ale

HCs in competition 2324 awarded to:

P. B. AlldredP. A. CashR. J. HooperMs D. Probert
T. AndersonA. ChamberlainG. JohnstoneS. Randall
D. AppletonC. A. ClarkeMs R. KimbellW. Ransome
D. & N. AsplandV. DixonD. LambertP. Shenkin
M. BarleyJ. DoylendE. C. LanceJ. Smailes
Ms K. BoltonW. DreverJ. P. LesterM. Taylor
J. G. BoothP. J. EdwardsM. A. Macdonald-CooperR. C. Teuton
T. C. BorlandC. D. S. & E. A. FieldK. ManleyK. Thomas
G. BorooahP. FinanP. W. MarlowMs S. Wallace
R. BowdenDr I. S. FletcherR. A. NortonDr M. C. Whelan
A. BrashJ. ForsythD. J. R. OgilvieG. H. Willett
Mrs S. BrownR. GilbertR. J. PalmerDr E. Young
Ms M. F. BrowneJ. P. B. HallM. L. Perkins 
P. CargillA. H. HarkerA. Plumb 
D. CarterD. V. HarryDr T. G. Powell