Azed Competition No. 2464  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2460  |  2469  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2464 Sep 2019BRAINPOWER normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstM. BarkerThis country’s losing it – report of impact on the Queen is what gets us all thinkingBr(it)ain + pow + ER
SecondP. L. StoneE.g. lass with this could be developing prowess in algebracomp. anag. & lit.
ThirdDr I. S. FletcherWhat’s weak in bear with head in pot or floating?anag. incl. w, p, & lit.; ref. Winnie the Pooh
VHCD. & N. AsplandWhat’s used to cover up boobs e.g. in Government intelligencebra in power
VHCT. C. Borland‘Best on Fringe’ comic won with rapier witB + anag.
VHCC. J. BroughamMinimum of which comes through in P. Bear or Goofyw in anag. & lit.
VHCA. ChamberlainPie of brawn, or pie that’s not brawn?anag.; pie2
VHCD. ClayFrantic Whip near Boris loses his witsanag. less his
VHCM. D. CookeFor a problem’s answer, I need this and am less perplexedcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCW. Drever‘We’ in Paris, or Belgium possibly, is expressed ‘nous’anag. incl. B, less is
VHCH. FreemanLead AZED with ——? Alternatively, it could get you awarded a Nobel Prize!comp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. GilbertBoris’s initial predominance superseded: ‘A great deal’ requires superior intelligenceB + rain2 + power
VHCG. I. L. GraftonJostling regulars in pubs were a bore, entre nousanag. of alternate letters
VHCD. F. ManleyPoor Winnie’s bear getting bothered – is one sadly lacking ——anag. less anag., & lit.
VHCP. McKennaWhat makes us think it leaves our island with a great deal?Br(it)ain + power; ref. Brexit
VHCT. J. MooreySeagull’s unerring ability is shown by falling liquid poop’s ending in hat left smotheredrain p in bow(l)er; ref. Bobby S., University Challenge star & Today programme puzzle setter
VHCW. RansomeA person now with black chair … can show this, possibly?comp. anag. incl. w, b, & lit.; ref. Mastermind
VHCDr J. B. ReidBarnier is troubled accommodating heads of political organisations without intellectual abilityp, o, w in anag.
VHCDr S. J. ShawWithout it, Britain starts to perform outside world education rankingsBr(it)ain + first letters, & lit.
VHCD. P. ShenkinEnergy right below forehead, keeping active during pressure?a in p in brow + E, r, & lit.
VHCJ. Vincent & Ms R. PorterSwilling wine (port, mostly) after brandy, getting half cut? It makes the head smartbra + anag. less t
VHCK. & J. WolffKey to man’s success in boudoir: shower and a dab of perfumerain p in bower
VHCA. J. YoungWhat could prepare one seeking Azed fame – a trial run of cerebra at home mightbra in power; trial2

HCs in competition 2464 awarded to:

A. AntãoE. DawidK. MilanP. Tharby
D. AppletonA. FennaC. G. MillinJ. R. Tozer
M. BarleyMs C. M. GapperDr P. W. NashMrs A. M. Walden
M. BarnesJ. GrimesS. J. O’BoyleMs S. Wallace
R. BowdenA. H. HarkerK. ParekhA. J. Wardrop
A. BrashG. HartM. L. PerkinsR. Watson
Dr J. BurscoughR. J. HealdS. RandallT. West-Taylor
D. CarterG. JohnstoneD. RosendorffA. Whittaker
C. A. ClarkeJ. C. LeylandP. Woodcock & Ms S. RyderG. H. Willett
M. CoatesM. Lloyd-JonesA. D. ScottMs S. Wise
N. ConnaughtonB. LoveringC. ShortDr E. Young
P. CrossleyP. W. MarlowJ. SmailesR. Zara
Ms S. CurranRev Prebendary M. R. MetcalfP. A. Stephenson