Azed Competition No. 2338  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2334  |  2343  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2338 Apr 2017TRUMP normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstA. J. WardropWho could be ex-President, one replaced by Pence?Truman with p for an, & lit.; ref. Mike P., VP
SecondDr E. YoungIn me is Mr Putin’s ‘alter ego’?comp. anag. & lit.
ThirdDr S. J. ShawShould ultimate power go to his head, he could start provoking the Russians and upsetting Mexicoinitials with p moved up, & lit.
VHCM. BarleySound one’s let slip from backsidet(one) + rump, & lit.
VHCJ. G. BoothA fart making the régime undo medical program initiallyfirst letters; ref. Obamacare
VHCC. J. BroughamTop Yank in USA, Republican withinR in tump; top vtr
VHCDr I. S. FletcherParamount regularly reduced to Twitteranag. of alternate letters, & lit.; twitter = palpitate
VHCG. I. L. GraftonTweeter, not content with one giving judgement, venting angerT(weete)r + ump(ire), & lit.; ref. T’s dismissal of certain judges
VHCR. B. HarlingPolitician pursuing half-truths?tru + MP, & lit.
VHCD. V. HarryYank in Washington holding seat of powerr in tump, & lit.
VHCR. J. HealdThis oddball getting elected may satisfy Mr Putin!anag. incl. in, & lit.; oddball adj
VHCR. J. HooperBrick one set on a new wall2 meanings
VHCB. JonesTwitter’s most prominent ass?T + rump, & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyUp with morts? So this has been blasted?comp anag. & lit; ref. the last t.
VHCP. W. MarlowProperty mogul can be reviewed poorly, e.g. ——comp. anag. & lit.
VHCS. J. O’BoyleUS pro’s turning in a winning card if putting in Augusta’s dead centretramp with u for a (ace)
VHCI. SimpsonI may be portrayed as oddball in officetip with rum for I, & lit.; office = tip/hint
VHCP. L. StoneThe old game competing for tricks, aged whore’s set about ittrick = prostitute’s client; cf. strumpet
VHCR. C. TeutonA little gas released from the reart(He) rump, & lit.
VHCJ. Vincent & Ms R. PorterThe leaders of today’s Republicanism, unfortunately: Mike Pence and ——first letters & lit.
VHCT. West-TaylorOne elected after half-truths deceivetru + MP
VHCD. WilymanOne may have form in tugging at the front bottomt + rump, & lit.; ref. T.’s notorious ‘pussy’ quote

HCs in competition 2338 awarded to:

P. B. AlldredM. CoatesJ. R. C. MichieN. G. Shippobotham
D. AppletonP. A. DaviesK. MilanA. J. Smith
D. & N. AsplandV. DixonC. G. MillinP. A. Stephenson
M. BarkerW. DreverT. J. MooreyL. Toole
P. BartlamJ. FaircloughR. J. PalmerJ. R. Tozer
T. C. BorlandJ. GrimesJ. ParkeMrs A. M. Walden
J. M. BrownM. HodgkinA. PlumbL. Ward
Dr J. BurscoughG. JohnstoneM. J. PurseyR. J. Whale
D. CarterE. LoobyS. RandallA. Whittaker
A. ChamberlainM. A. Macdonald-CooperW. RansomeR. Zara
C. A. ClarkeMs R. MacGillivrayT. Rudd