Azed Competition No. 2031  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2027  |  2036  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2031 May 2011EMBROIDERY normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstT. J. MooreyAida’s embellishment by Verdi more relaxing with volume turned downanag. less v; see aida; turn down = reject
SecondR. J. HealdUse worsted maybe in order to create an ——comp. anag. & lit.; see worsted
ThirdR. J. HooperCracking Briers comedy with central couple dropping out – something Penelope worked on for yearsanag. less s, c; ref. TV comedy series ‘The Good Life’, P. Keith & wife of Odysseus
VHCD. & N. AsplandGet married with ‘obey’ involved: not a detail the spinster wanted adding?anag. less a; spinster (obs) = spinner; ref. royal wedding
VHCRev Canon C. M. BrounFanciful hype involving royal bride – English maiden lacking a bit of lineageanag. incl. E, m, less a l
VHCJ. M. BrownThis could decorate my border that is in need of alterationanag. incl. i.e. & lit.
VHCM. CoatesWhat might make elaborate my dire robe?anag. & lit.
VHCT. J. DonnellyFinely-wrought silken flowers perhaps, scattered o’er my brideanag.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherErrant, I embody not an element of truth elaboratelyanag. less an, t, & lit.
VHCR. GilbertThis worn with tiara could be a rare item by Diorcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCG. I. L. GraftonMy red Biro scribbled about what’s most common in examinee’s excess verbiagee in anag.
VHCE. C. LanceThis slash is repaired in royal bride’s hem with special decorative stitchingcomp. anag. incl s
VHCJ. C. LeylandMelville’s ending? Dire – Moby ran amok, that’s not an exaggerationanag. incl. e less an
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperWork in yarn that’s strangely frightening, containing morbid fancyanag. in eery; work in yarn = contrive to narrate story
VHCW. F. MainI’m bored silly with vessel deficient in art and imaginative detailanag. + (art)ery
VHCD. F. ManleyA task ultimately beyond clumsy DIY robe maker?anag. less a, k, & lit.
VHCA. PlumbDizzy bored, almost, with my dire jazzanag. less d; ref. D. Gillespie
VHCD. Price JonesMight this embellish my dire robe?anag. & lit.
VHCP. L. StoneSewer’s rich output fouling up bay more making all swimming direanag. incl. anag. replacing a’
VHCA. W. TaylorWhat might enhance my dire robe?anag. & lit.
VHCJ. R. TozerWhat could make diary be more racy though less acceptedanag. less a, & lit.
VHCA. J. WardropSeamstress’s skill can make bride more shapely in the rearanag. + y
VHCR. J. WhaleIt can make derrière of queenly bride more elaborateanag. incl. y, & lit.

HCs in competition 2031 awarded to:

T. AndersonE. CrossC. J. MorseJ. Vincent
D. AppletonE. DawidR. A. NortonMs S. Wallace
M. BarkerV. DixonM. OwenT. West-Taylor
M. BarleyW. DreverM. L. PerkinsDr M. C. Whelan
R. E. BootJ. GrimesW. RansomeG. H. Willett
J. G. BoothJ. P. GuiverT. RuddK. J. Williams
T. C. BorlandR. HeskethM. SambellA. J. Young
C. J. BroughamJ. R. H. JonesD. P. ShenkinDr E. Young
D. A. CampbellC. LovingD. A. Simmons 
C. A. ClarkeP. W. MarlowI. Simpson 
G. P. ConwayC. G. MillinP. Taylor