Azed Competition No. 2325  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2324  |  2330  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2325 Jan 2017MASON normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstDr I. S. FletcherMurray’s first since old number one Perry associated with courtM + as + o + n; ref. Fred P., Perry Mason
SecondM. BarleyI’ve work to do, cutting stone put on after topping Christmas(X)mas + on; topping = excellent
ThirdJ. C. LeylandWith year out, see many leading characters on showbiz obit list, e.g. Perry, Jamesanag. incl. s, o less y; ref. Jimmy Perry, scriptwriter, Perry M., James M.
VHCD. AppletonStoneworker starts to maintain ancient structure on Naxos – ends in media storm when portico collapses in ruinsfirst letters, anag. of last letters
VHCT. C. BorlandCutting individual, as engaged by Solomon?as in (Solo)mon, & lit.; ref. building of S’s temple
VHCC. J. BroughamChiseller accumulating money by crime runs awaym + a(r)son
VHCDr J. BurscoughMansion crumbling? Get me incomp. anag. & lit.
VHCW. DreverI’m a stone ‘master’, when item needs to be cutI’m a stone M less item, & lit.
VHCD. V. HarryBuilder’s bum, top parts of nates showing over man’s attireanag. of first letters
VHCR. J. HealdAmong leading characters of Moore is a ‘Saint’ by name Templar?a S in Mo(ore) + n; ref. Simon T., played by Roger M. in TV series
VHCM. HodgkinFellow entering special orderSO in man & lit.
VHCP. W. MarlowThis artisan could construct mansion as artcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCT. J. MooreyMorse, primarily one unfulfilled, comes across like a father to Lewisas in M on(e); see lewis
VHCA. Morgan-RichardsAmerican lineman? ‘Man of stone’ is often confused with himcomp. anag.; ref. M.-Dixon Line
VHCR. J. PalmerA male turned up bottom of trousers over leg to become this?a m (rev.) + s + on; ref. initiation ceremony forMasons
VHCR. PerryBabycham as one might describe it. Perry by another namehidden; Perry M.
VHCA. PlumbMuch stone at new builds the —— cutcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCT. RuddOld man’s pulled no Xmas crackers, making cross exit – who’ll work carving set?anag. incl. o; anag. less x; set = block of stone
VHCDr S. J. ShawOriginally medieval artisan sculpting symmetrically cut stonesfirst letters + on, & lit.
VHCC. ShortJackie comic has very penetrating pieceso in man; ref. Jackie M., US comedian, Jackie, girls’ comic
VHCMrs A. M. WaldenLewis is his heir, a disciple under Morse’s leadershipM + a son; see lewis
VHCA. J. WardropWho’ll make mark when working?m + as + on, & lit.; ref. mason’s marks

HCs in competition 2325 awarded to:

T. AndersonS. C. FordD. F. ManleyJ. Smailes
P. BartlamH. FreemanJ. R. C. MichieP. A. Stephenson
M. BathR. GilbertC. G. MillinP. L. Stone
J. G. BoothJ. GrimesDr P. W. NashM. Taylor
C. J. ButlerA. & R. HadenT. D. NichollP. Taylor
J. A. ButlerJ. P. B. HallM. L. PerkinsP. Tharby
A. & J. CalderR. J. HooperMs F. PlumbK. Thomas
A. ChamberlainL. M. InmanDr T. G. PowellJ. R. Tozer
C. A. ClarkeG. JohnstoneJ. & A. PriceJ. Vincent & Ms R. Porter
S. L. ClaughtonB. JonesS. RandallT. West-Taylor
E. DawidJ. R. & M. LeeteD. P. ShenkinR. J. Whale
V. DixonJ. P. LesterI. SimpsonA. Whittaker
C. M. EdmundsM. A. Macdonald-CooperDr G. SimpsonDr E. Young
J. FaircloughA. MacMillanJ. Sloper