Azed Competition No. 2399  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2395  |  2403  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2399 Jun 2018CHARMEUSE normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstDr I. S. FletcherWanting soft weave purchase me, perhapsanag. less p, & lit.
SecondD. F. ManleyA purse fashioned with me – such won’t need bit of pig (u/s!)anag. less p, u, s, & lit.; ref. saying, ‘You can’t make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear’
ThirdR. J. HealdGet headaches with rum drunk, not having had soft stuff like grenadineanag. less had; grenadine 2 meanings
VHCM. BarleyAre the insides of garments tailored with such?anag. incl. me, & lit.
VHCMs K. BoltonIt’s material when male in casual work gains regular employmentm in chare + use
VHCT. C. BorlandIt might make some ties much easier, not having Italy to playanag. less I; ref. Italy’s absence from the World Cup
VHCC. J. BroughamFish department displaying stuff in drawers?char + Meuse
VHCP. CargillSaree much more elaborate in a soft and lustrous fabricanag.
VHCC. A. ClarkeAlternative to cashmere bearing posh labelU in anag., & lit.
VHCW. DreverFabric softener frequently leaves attire outwardly much improvedanag. less often incl. a, e
VHCM. HodgkinAfter Britain’s exit, beaches awash with rum and French silkanag. less B
VHCM. Lloyd-JonesUnusual opening for Amy Schumer: essentially clean material, not coarseanag. incl. A + e; ref. typically risqué comedienne
VHCP. W. MarlowSuch elegant material is woven leaving all eg in tat unsettled?anag. less anag., & lit.
VHCC. G. MillinWedding dress material cleaning woman cut to employ as dusters eg, saving moneycha(r) + m in reuse
VHCT. J. MooreyLightweight material in Daily Mail’s leader, against EU and second poll on exitingchar M + EU s e
VHCR. J. PalmerM & S haute couture fashions Oldfield’s original tutu with this perhapscomp. anag. incl. O, & lit.; ref. Bruce O.
VHCD. Price JonesTight Fit material rendered by Posh wearing crushed cashmereU in anag.; TF, pop group
VHCT. RuddMatter of smooth, ‘soft’ bolt from EU’s stuck in torpor, getting behind dailychar + EU’s in ME; bolt = roll of cloth; ref. Brexit preparations
VHCR. C. TeutonMake me a slip with ruches from this?anag. & lit.
VHCP. TharbyFine stuff with a smooth finish made by processing meerschaum, mostlyanag. less m
VHCJ. R. TozerBride finally joins service after entrance in satincharm + e + use
VHCMs S. WallaceRevamped ruched seam with no end of pleated fabricanag. less d
VHCA. J. WardropA bit of underwear in cashmere, possibly an alternative to silku in anag.

HCs in competition 2399 awarded to:

P. B. AlldredE. DawidP. LesterDr J. B. Reid
T. AndersonV. DixonJ. C. LeylandS. Reszetniak
D. AppletonP. EvansE. LoobyDr S. J. Shaw
D. & N. AsplandA. S. EverestB. LoveringD. P. Shenkin
M. BarnesJ. FaircloughL. F. MarzillierI. Simpson
T. BlakesonG. I. L. GraftonP. McIlhennyJ. Smailes
Mrs J. M. BrownMs Y. GranthamP. McKennaB. Solomons
Dr J. BurscoughJ. GrimesT. D. NichollC. M. Steele
C. J. ButlerP. J. HartleyS. J. O’BoyleP. L. Stone
J. A. ButlerD. HendersonC. PalfreyJ. Vincent & Ms R. Porter
A. & J. CalderJ. HumpstonJ. ParkeMrs A. M. Walden
D. CarterG. JohnstoneM. PriceR. J. Whale
A. ChamberlainD. R. JonesS. RandallD. Whisstock
M. CoatesJ. R. H. JonesW. RansomeA. Whittaker
Dr P. ColesS. KempG. RavenG. H. Willett
N. ConnaughtonMs A. LathamMrs I. ReidDr E. Young