Azed Competition No. 2239  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2235  |  2244  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2239 May 2015ERADIATE Spoonerisms22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. C. TeutonSpread like buns seems to excite Remove’s oversized character, ‘I’d eat and eat endlessly’sun’s beams; anag. incl. R less t; ref. Billy Bunter
SecondA. WhittakerBend seems to widen, with ‘50’ sign disappearing after a timesend beams; era + di(L)ate
ThirdT. C. BorlandVariety of aerated drinks I lay out, like Spritespray out like light; I in anag.
VHCD. Appleton‘Bend seems tight dear,’ I gulpedsend beams; anag. + ate
VHCD. K. ArnottBeginnings of awareness Adam and Eve tried desperately to purge from soulssurge from poles; anag. incl. a, A, E
VHCM. BarleySeam as from bowler fires Root out short of centurybeam as from solar fires; eradi(c)ate; ref. Joe R., England cricketer
VHCM. ClarkeRoot out short of century? Bowler: ‘Seam will do this!’solar beam; eradi(c)ate
VHCM. CoatesAround one fantastically aerated dames flewflames do; I in anag.
VHCW. DreverForeign letter I presume must return to lend out sitesend out light; eta I dare (rev.)
VHCD. V. HarryThrow bait out in stream, snarling a tree. Help! – bring it back in!straight … beam; aid (rev.) in anag.
VHCR. J. HealdFrightfully odd things in an Alice adventure start in a dreamdart in a stream; anag. of alternate letters
VHCJ. R. C. MichieFare rise return I challenge at end of freezefire rays; I dare (rev.) + at e
VHCT. J. MooreyPolice awaited re missing whiskey, issue with rye of lateray of light; anag. less w
VHCDr S. J. ShawWrongly eject strays to root out missing caninestrongly … rays; eradi(c)ate
VHCN. G. ShippobothamLike rise of late spring tide, a rare flow brooking no resistancerays of light; anag. less R
VHCB. SolomonsBatter scheme, tear idea apartscatter beam; anag.
VHCJ. R. TozerLate riser seen to do it – dispense with all but a drop of coffeelight rays’re; eradi(c)ate
VHCJ. Vincent & Ms R. PorterFare rise? – a risky venture backing one at commencement of electionfire rays; dare (rev.) + I at e
VHCMs S. WallaceRefuse days off at Eastertide regardless of set time workeddiffuse rays; anag. less anag. incl. t
VHCA. J. WardropRoute chaise ride erratically, having imbibed a bitshoot rays; a in anag. + ate
VHCG. H. WillettLurk, like a White House aide fluttering around time after timework … lighthouse; era + t in anag.
VHCDr E. YoungGo as new bowler produced seam at a dire English collapsesolar-produced beam; anag. incl. E

HCs in competition 2239 awarded to:

T. AndersonP. EvansJ. P. LesterP. Taylor
P. BartlamJ. FaircloughJ. C. LeylandD. H. Tompsett
J. G. BoothDr I. S. FletcherE. LoobyMrs A. M. Walden
Mrs S. BrownG. I. L. GraftonM. LunanJ. West
Dr J. BurscoughJ. GrimesM. A. Macdonald-CooperT. West-Taylor
Ms A. BusbyP. GumbrellP. W. MarlowD. Whisstock
C. J. ButlerA. & R. HadenC. G. MillinK. J. Williams
J. A. ButlerP. HalseJ. PearceJ. Woodall
M. DaviesR. HeskethR. PerryR. Zara
Mrs L. DavisM. HodgkinW. Ransome 
E. DawidL. M. InmanT. Rudd 
V. DixonE. C. LanceP. L. Stone