Azed Competition No. 2447  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2443  |  2451  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2447 May 2019CONGENER normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstM. HodgkinLeave campaign’s right wing and European right like birds of a feathercongé + n, E, r
SecondP. W. MarlowGreenock largely developed round navy – making key addition to port?n in anag. less k
ThirdW. DreverOdd characters in crown green bowling having a matchalternate letters + anag.
VHCT. AndersonTory, Green, Liberal in coalition? This will boost party spirits!Con. + anag.
VHCD. & N. AsplandConservative and Green (awkwardly) in a relationshipCon. + anag.
VHCM. BarleyShow what could be inside bottle, leaving one with hangover ultimately?con gen(I)e + r, & lit.
VHCT. C. BorlandArgument against sex, if there’s no depth in relationshipcon + gen(d)er
VHCDr J. BurscoughEnron and GEC, once involved in communicationanag.
VHCC. A. ClarkeCandidate minister dismissed for information appearing from a close groupcontender with gen for tend; ref. Gavin Williamson
VHCDr I. S. FletcherEnhanced gin or rum could be had with this incomp. anag. & lit.
VHCH. FreemanAfter discharge, Queen welcomes new relativen in congé + ER; ref. royal baby
VHCJ. C. LeylandGiven lack of it, a trained négociant may be withering with conclusions on nose and flavouranag. + e, r less anag., & lit.
VHCM. Lloyd-JonesNot once entertained by G. Coren, but crazy for sib!ne in anag.; ref. Victoria C., sister of Giles
VHCB. LoveringI’ll avoid drunken gin encore, it may worsen the hangoveranag. less I
VHCD. F. ManleyWhat could make head not entirely normal with a Zinfandel finally drained?con(k) + gener(al), & lit.
VHCT. J. MooreyWhat originates character of navy and green rum?c o’ n + anag., & lit.; ref. St Patrick’s Day drink
VHCR. J. PalmerIt may give a boost to sack leader of Conservatives and put in one ERG orderedC + ’n’ in anag.; ref. Con. pro-Brexit group
VHCDr S. J. ShawRené’s cognac, without some form of this, possesses merely hints of strength, colour and aromacomp. anag. incl. s, c, a, & lit.; ref. R. Briand
VHCJ. R. TozerPart of family tree, if missing, needs info to be enteredgen in con(if)er
VHCJ. Vincent & Ms R. PorterConservative leader finally admits embarrassment – a contributory factor in sack, perhaps?gêne in Con. r
VHCMrs A. M. WaldenAgainst sex, but not heading off desire for something of the kindcon gen(d)er
VHCMs S. WallaceCast in the same mould, Tory renegades left in chaos after rejecting various dealsCon. + anag. less anag. incl. l
VHCR. J. WhaleIt’s with this you could make Negronis etccomp. anag. & lit.

HCs in competition 2447 awarded to:

A. BrashR. GilbertT. D. NichollI. Simpson
C. J. BroughamJ. GrimesA. PlumbP. A. Stephenson
A. & J. CalderP. HalseS. RandallP. L. Stone
M. CalverleyR. J. HealdM. ReidK. Thomas
D. CarterG. JohnstoneS. ReszetniakA. Varney
N. ConnaughtonD. C. JonesT. RuddG. H. Willett
E. DawidJ. R. C. MichieA. D. ScottDr E. Young
Dr M. EwartC. G. MillinC. ShortR. Zara