Azed Competition No. 2064  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2062  |  2065  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2064 Xmas 2011COLD TURKEY normal21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. K. ArnottBoxing Day depression, annual excitement over, essential problem being crackers with no crack?d in col + rut (rev.) + key
SecondA. PlumbDuly rock with the shakes after removal of heroin produces withdrawal symptomsanag. less H
ThirdM. OwenResult you might be suffering with deck use unexpectedly banned?anag. less anag., & lit.; deck = packet of drugs
VHCT. AndersonSome leftover tuck you’re cutting for all and sundry Boxing Day?d in anag. incl. l less U, & lit.
VHCM. BarleyThe plain fact is a large number found cracking code truly trickyK in anag.
VHCT. C. BorlandDamaged rocket duly cutting speed?anag.
VHCM. CoatesOld tucker dished up before the end of Hogmanay?anag. + y, & lit.
VHCN. ConnaughtonWhat the truly coked-up might do if withdrawing completely from itanag. less up, & lit.
VHCR. & S. GilbertClarkson’s first vintage on-screen fiasco – consequence of sudden loss of speed?C + old turkey; ref. Jeremy C.
VHCD. GriceTory luck with Ed floundering? It’s the plain truthanag.; ref. Ed Miliband
VHCR. J. HealdRehashed Xmas fare? New competitor tackling Azed’s latest must find original clue!d in colt + ur-key; ref. AZ comp 1180
VHCR. J. HooperOutcome for truly coked-up after crack completely withdrawn?anag. less up, & lit.
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperDistress rocket duly producing sharpish rescue for people on junk?anag.
VHCJ. R. C. MichieOld tucker prepared at end of festivityanag. + y, & lit.
VHCT. J. MooreyTory lucky mostly in clash with Ed, the dope’s quickly dropped in itanag. less y; ref. Ed Miliband, PMQs
VHCN. G. ShippobothamFamiliar as an ingredient of New Year Tuck and giving up some addictionold in anag. incl. y less a, 2 defs., & lit.
VHCR. C. TeutonRegulars amongst Yuletide cluers knew of blunder leading to withdrawal of regular fix?anag. of alternate letters; ref. AZ’s blunder, but see below!
VHCJ. R. TozerPasha astride his mount held on to saddle, coming quickly off horse?col + Turk in dey; horse = heroin
VHCMs S. WallaceCokehead’s truly scuppered, floundering as he quits drastic drug treatmentanag. less anag.
VHCA. J. WardropWhat leaves one with familiar yen when cocaine, then horse and Ecstasy, are withdrawn?i.e. cold turkey less c, Turk, E = old Y, & lit.
VHCR. J. WhaleOld tucker unfortunately served up by X’s successoranag. + Y, & lit.; ref. AZ comp 1180

HCs in competition 2064 awarded to:

D. AppletonJ. E. GreenJ. MayDr S. J. Shaw
D. & N. AsplandJ. GrimesP. McKennaA. J. Shields
J. BartlettP. HalseK. MilanI. Simpson
D. BoltonD. HarrisC. G. MillinP. L. Stone
J. G. BoothD. V. HarryC. J. MorseP. Taylor
R. BowdenMs S. B. HartT. D. NichollK. Thomas
Dr J. BurscoughP. F. HendersonR. A. NortonD. H. Tompsett
E. ButterworthR. HeskethR. J. PalmerMrs A. M. Walden
J. & B. ChennellsJ. HoodJ. PearceL. Ward
C. A. ClarkeT. JacobsMiss E. PowellDr M. C. Whelan
N. C. DexterM. JonesD. Price JonesG. H. Willett
A. J. DornR. KimbellN. PritchardK. J. Williams
Dr I. S. FletcherJ. C. LeylandW. RansomeDr E. Young
H. FreemanD. F. ManleyMrs L. J. Roberts 
G. I. L. GraftonP. W. MarlowB. Roe