Azed Competition No. 2482  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2480  |  2486  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2482 Jan 2020VOX POP normal19


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. A. ClarkeA focus group could supply this very neat reportv ox pop
SecondC. ShortResult of work by getting point of view out and about?op x in POV (all rev.), & lit.
ThirdD. P. Shenkin—— muddled, with what reasons? Pshaw! A pox on voters!comp. anag. & lit.
VHCC. J. BroughamPublic opinion is very often minimized by the Etonian élitev o x + Pop; ref. privileged Eton society
VHCR. J. HealdPoint of view reflecting ordinary people’s principles, including how one might vote?x in POV (rev.) + first letters, & lit.
VHCJ. C. LeylandCurrent thinking is unknown chamber work’s penned by Vivaldi originallyV + x po in op
VHCD. F. ManleyThere’s this on streets – voters’ (not experts’) hopes to be broadcastcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCC. G. MillinPublic showing preference primarily when over half vote for ‘leave’ ultimatelyexpo p with vo for e, & lit.; over = finished
VHCT. J. MooreySample of views on vote for cutting Republican chump’s term?v o’ x pro less R + p, & lit.; ref. Trump impeachment
VHCM. L. PerkinsLeaders in very old Times with an attempt to show public opinionv, o, x + pop
VHCA. PlumbVery cross after Corbyn’s second attempt to get the public votev + x after o + pop
VHCS. RandallBroadcast comments over repeatedly replacing Laporte at the back annoy Guardiolao for e twice in vex Pep; ref. Man. City manager and Aymeric L.
VHCDr S. J. ShawExpression of polling embodied by particular views of ordinary passers-by primarily when broadcastx in anag. of first letters, & lit.
VHCP. L. StonePublic opinion’s against Corbyn’s second attempt pursuing No. 10v, o + x + pop
VHCJ. Vincent & Ms R. PorterWhat may be expressed in vote (official poll or plebiscite, primarily) after insertion of ‘X’?X in first letters, & lit.
VHCMrs A. M. WaldenWhat you hear on phone-ins – very bovine, narrow-minded people primarilyv ox + po2 + p
VHCT. West-TaylorPublic opinion can steer Trump finally into reversing point of viewox + p in POV (rev.); can = enclose
VHCR. J. WhaleVery essence of Roxy Music? The recording of Street Life perhaps?V ox pop; ref. RM’s hit single
VHCA. WhittakerTrump’s no. 2 for instance, adopts a bovine, narrow-minded definition of public opinionox po in VP

HCs in competition 2482 awarded to:

D. AppletonW. DreverE. LoobyN. G. Shippobotham
D. & N. AsplandA. S. EverestP. W. MarlowR. C. Teuton
M. BarkerP. FinanRev Prebendary M. R. MetcalfP. Tharby
M. BarleyDr I. S. FletcherJ. R. C. MichieS. J. J. Tiffin
T. BlakesonR. GilbertD. J. R. OgilvieJ. R. Tozer
T. C. BorlandJ. GrimesJ. & A. PriceMs S. Wallace
Mrs S. BrownA. H. HarkerM. PriceA. J. Wardrop
Dr J. BurscoughM. HodgkinMs L. QueeJ. Woodall
D. CarterT. JacobsW. Ransome 
Dr P. ColesG. JohnstoneDr J. B. Reid 
Ms S. CurranJ. P. LesterT. Rudd