Azed Competition No. 2539  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2534  |  2543  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2539 Feb 2021TORSE Printer’s Devilry23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstP. JenkinsonWhen repairing frayed tapestry, I kno/w the snapped threads 
SecondD. WhyteTo the non-religious, specta/cular music may be preferable to hymns 
ThirdMrs A. M. WaldenA c/an (beans) – a tasty dish for someSean Bean
VHCC. J. BroughamAngry head can/es choristers misbehaving 
VHCA. ChamberlainWhat anaesthetics safe for reptiles can vets prescribe? All, I ga/ther 
VHCT. ClementA cry of ‘Remember the Alamo’ may inspire a Texan’s cou/ntry 
VHCW. Drever‘Behind’ when at Harvard? One could use ‘tu/sh’! 
VHCA. S. EverestWas rec/ent open letter to parish mag about tithes? 
VHCDr I. S. FletcherEnvironmentalist’s concerned about jet’s ammoni/a pollution 
VHCR. J. HealdThe ‘demons’ tra/duced by Trump’s rhetoric reacted furiously in Washingtonref. US Capitol riot [see comments]
VHCM. HodgkinJuggling with knives, you may get cu/rious injury 
VHCT. JacobsThis Tu/esday, boys study before they go home 
VHCMs S. MartinyWill they continue to ba/ttle for a draw? 
VHCD. Price JonesAmo/ng ‘inequalities’, include manifold, differential, and smooth operation 
VHCDr S. J. ShawDespite fighting regularly, our cat is cu/riously injured rarely 
VHCN. G. ShippobothamPart-time, Tu/esday students, working once a week 
VHCI. SimpsonThea c/an be a nonce – played a part in Game of ThronesSean Bean
VHCR. C. TeutonAfter doing bird, contrite male fac/es the error of his ways 
VHCJ. R. TozerIt’s hard to kno/w if one’s clue is inadequateclue2 = ball of thread
VHCS. VollamTu/x could be unwelcome at college dinner 
VHCL. WardThe New Testamen/t is a tough challenge for a child 
VHCA. J. WardropNew Testamen/t gave me some helpful guidance 
VHCR. J. WhaleCampaigners never forgo the C/ND, a body committed to the long haulref. Hector’s body dragged behind Achilles’ chariot

HCs in competition 2539 awarded to:

T. AndersonP. T. CrowM. Lloyd-JonesS. Reszetniak
D. K. ArnottMs L. DavisA. MacDougallA. D. Scott
D. & N. AsplandE. DawidD. F. ManleyA. J. Shields
M. BarleyC. M. EdmundsL. F. MarzillierP. A. Stephenson
M. BarnesH. FreemanP. McKennaP. L. Stone
J. G. BoothM. FreemanRev Prebendary M. R. MetcalfA. Vick
Dr J. BurscoughG. I. L. GraftonC. G. MillinMs S. Wallace
J. A. ButlerJ. GrimesT. J. MooreyD. Whisstock
A. & J. CalderC. & C. HintonJ. Vincent & Ms R. PorterA. Whittaker
D. CarterG. JohnstoneS. Randall 
P. A. CashM. JordanC. Reed 
N. ConnaughtonJ. C. LeylandDr J. B. Reid