Azed Competition No. 2386  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2382  |  2390  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2386 Mar 2018PENNY-A-LINER normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstDr J. BurscoughWriter, non-literary, churning shoddy rot outpen + anag. less anag., & lit.
SecondL. WardWriter turning out any taradiddle to secure a bit of necessary? Right!pen + anag. + n in lie + r, & lit.
ThirdDr I. S. FletcherFitting name for a hack in general with pay not goodanag. with n for a less g, & lit.
VHCD. & N. AsplandWriter that’s hacked inanely to gain only a bit of remuneration?pen + anag. + r, & lit.
VHCG. I. L. GraftonOne with occupation in perhaps four rags once, minimally repaida + line in penny r, & lit.; rag1 = farthing
VHCM. HodgkinWriter short of a buck – one careful with money, not getting advancepen + nyal(a) + I ne(a)r, & lit.
VHCJ. C. LeylandOne who’ll write any rubbish, on next to nothing, due for a rise?pen + anag. + re nil (rev.), & lit.; rubbish (adj)
VHCD. F. ManleyWriter, earning only casually, with no good uplifting output?pen + anag. less no g (rev.), & lit.
VHCRev Prebendary M. R. MetcalfOne who’s perennially labouring with remuneration finally for length?anag. with n for l, & lit.
VHCC. G. MillinWriter getting nearly nil mostly, for hackingpen + anag. less l, & lit.
VHCT. J. MooreyOne name for boring writer nearly bust?I n in pen + anag., & lit.
VHCDr P. W. NashOld hack, in pen, nearly, broken-downanag.
VHCJ. & A. PriceLiterally his delivery is of little value – no. nine player bats, avoiding duckanag. less 0
VHCDr J. B. ReidFourth estate worker producing poor material – ragged napery linenanag.
VHCDr S. J. ShawHack not quite earning plenty with no end of textanag. less g, t, & lit.
VHCI. SimpsonI can earn plenty with a new novel – a —— can’tcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCJ. SmailesPerennial NY novel writer of dubious quality and copious outputanag.
VHCR. C. TeutonWriter with speciality in a poor yarn?pen + line in anag., & lit.
VHCP. TharbyWho’s perennially working, getting peanuts essentially for a bit of literature?anag. with n for l, & lit.
VHCR. J. WhaleGlenda, perhaps, employed humorously – her core part in play Ern concocted?anag. incl. en; ref. G. Slagg in ‘Private Eye’ and G. Jackson in Morecambe & Wise sketch
VHCA. WhittakerHack nearly in penury when short of acceptable linesanag. less U ry, & lit.
VHCK. & J. WolffCheap pen ruined inlay in antique writing caseanag. in penner

HCs in competition 2386 awarded to:

P. B. AlldredC. M. EdmundsC. LovingC. M. Steele
D. AppletonJ. FaircloughP. McKennaP. A. Stephenson
M. BarleyH. FreemanC. OgilvieP. L. Stone
J. G. BoothR. GilbertS. J. O’BoyleJ. R. Tozer
T. C. BorlandA. & R. HadenR. J. PalmerJ. Vincent & Ms R. Porter
Mrs J. M. BuchanP. HalseA. PlumbMrs A. M. Walden
A. & J. CalderA. H. HarkerM. PriceJ. D. Walsh
S. L. ClaughtonR. J. HealdW. RansomeA. J. Wardrop
M. CoatesL. M. InmanD. R. ReedK. J. Williams
E. DawidG. JohnstoneG. RosserA. J. Young
V. DixonJ. R. H. JonesA. D. ScottDr E. Young
W. DreverM. Lloyd-JonesC. ShortR. Zara