Azed Competition No. 2347  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2343  |  2351  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2347 Jun 2017ASLEEP normal21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. GrimesWhat gets you this nightly? Tallying sheep, possiblycomp. anag. & lit.
SecondDr I. S. FletcherSuffering poor circulation? Daily Express regularly could beanag. of alternate letters
ThirdJ. C. LeylandThus see Christopher maybe tucked in after saying prayers initially?Lee in first letters & lit.; ref. C. Lee, C. Robin
VHCM. BarkerPoor Pelléas, one left abandoned, deadanag. less l; ref. Debussy opera
VHCM. BarleyAffected by hypnotics (pills we take on odd occasions when restless)anag. of odd letters
VHCDr J. BurscoughHaving dropped dead, elapsed, perishedanag. less d, & lit.
VHCP. CargillDead Sea left questionable recordanag. incl. l + EP; ref. DS scrolls
VHCC. A. ClarkeAmerica to experience Trump’s extreme character, left caught nappingl in A see p
VHCJ. P. B. HallA swipe wide going for fifty – out!a sweep with L for w
VHCR. J. HealdBrown bread left in afternoon sun turned stalel in a S + pee (rev.); see bb (= dead), stale2
VHCM. Lloyd-JonesIn Chicago, whizz round chasing cabs regularly, ‘L’ being outa, s L + pee (rev.); see whizz
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperBatting lapse in which Yorkshire’s tail-ender is caught oute in anag.
VHCD. F. ManleyPM’s about to be returned – as many will be during election night!Peel’s a (rev.); ref. Robert P.
VHCS. J. O’BoyleRail union strikes following extreme pressure with system in paralysisASLE(F) + EP
VHCW. RansomeReckless pleasure leads to unruly raver dropping deadanag. less u, r
VHCC. W. Reid DickOut when quiet cradles shelterlee in as p
VHCDr S. J. ShawHow a silent corpse, not having tics nor stirring, could mistakenly appearcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCP. L. StoneOne takes a second to undress when retiring latea + s + peel (rev.)
VHCMrs A. M. WaldenPleased, mostly active, as those retiring hope to be?anag. less d
VHCG. H. WillettIs this when Labour’s leader and Scots eye power, or am I dreaming perchance?as L ee P; ref. Hamlet soliloquy
VHCR. ZaraLike the dormouse, shelter in Alice’s surreal party initiallylee in first letters; ref. Mad Hatter’s tea party

HCs in competition 2347 awarded to:

D. K. ArnottR. J. HooperC. OgilvieS. J. J. Tiffin
Ms K. BoltonL. M. InmanD. J. R. OgilvieJ. R. Tozer
C. J. BroughamG. JohnstoneR. J. PalmerB. Vaughan
D. CarterB. JonesR. PerryJ. Vincent & Ms R. Porter
E. DawidE. LoobyA. PlumbA. J. Wardrop
W. DreverA. MacDougallT. RuddR. J. Whale
J. ForsythP. W. MarlowI. SimpsonA. Whittaker
G. I. L. GraftonP. McKennaB. SolomonsE. Woods
A. H. HarkerC. G. MillinR. C. TeutonDr E. Young
M. HodgkinT. J. MooreyK. Thomas