Azed Competition No. 2599  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2595  |  2603  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2599 Apr 2022DESIDERATA normal19


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstA. Gerrard‘A hated read sprinkled with platitudes’ - could be this poem with Latin put at headcomp. anag. incl. L, & lit.; ref. Max Ehrmann poem
SecondMrs A. M. WaldenAll one really wants: novel idea Azed finally ratesanag. incl. d
ThirdMs K. BoltonNeeding to shed a bit of flab, are diet fads bogus or must-haves?anag. less f
VHCM. BarleyWhat you want clued is ID’d with a star - entries from everyone encouraged!anag. incl. e, e; ref. ‘definition asterisked’
VHCDr J. BurscoughWanted list crook, readiest for District Attorney to imprisonanag. in DA
VHCA. & J. CalderCompiling wish-list I add Easter Paradeanag.
VHCJ. DoylendWhat’s needed is a dead cert but it has missed the start at Cheltenham, unfortunatelyanag. less C
VHCR. EmersonWhat are needed are cheers in support of Stokes for century in critical matchdecider with S for C + a ta
VHCP. FinanAuthentic Indian cooking, A-rated - that’s what you wantdesi + anag.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherEnvironmentalist’s no. 1 dread is failing to contain temperature one wantse in anag. + t + a
VHCH. FreemanMixed salads to a dieter (lotsa fancy leaves)?anag. less anag. & lit
VHCR. J. HealdWhat’d cause itchiness? Onset of acarids I erase with DDT sprayed liberallyanag. incl. a; itch = strong desire
VHCJ. C. LeylandDiamonds, fooling around aside, are starlet’s ultimate essential? They are thatd + anag. incl. t
VHCD. F. Manley‘Essentials’ Asda tried launching to be spiked by Waitrose ultimately?e in anag.; ref. threatened legal action
VHCA. PlumbAzed entries graded regularly poorly? Application, primarily, is what’s requiredanag. of alternate letters + a
VHCN. G. ShippobothamWandering around Asda, dieter longed for thingsanag.
VHCR. C. TeutonAre ‘needs’ said to possibly translate from one’s such?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCK. & J. WolffRequisites in hippie poster: rambling sad tirade, drug inducedE in anag.; ref. Ehrmann poem
VHCA. J. YoungDuke, scattering readies, soldiers on, wish list items in mindd + anag. + TA

HCs in competition 2599 awarded to:

T. C. BorlandJ. DugganT. J. MooreyJ. R. Tozer
C. J. BroughamC. M. EdmundsT. D. NichollJ. Vincent & Ms R. Porter
Mrs S. BrownJ. FaircloughC. OgilvieMs S. Wallace
J. A. ButlerR. GriffithsP. PasupathyJ. D. Walsh
P. CargillM. HodgkinD. Price JonesA. J. Wardrop
D. CarterM. Lloyd-JonesT. RuddR. J. Whale
Ms U. CarterP. W. MarlowDr S. J. ShawR. Zara
C. A. ClarkeP. McKennaD. P. Shenkin 
N. ConnaughtonK. MilanJ. Smailes 
W. DreverC. G. MillinP. L. Stone