Azed Competition No. 2272  Azed Slip  |  < 2270  |  2274 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2272 Xmas 2015SNOWMOBILE normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. J. BroughamSaint with twinkling humour carrying present in sleighnow in S mo bile
SecondD. K. ArnottWombles’ No. 1 hit is perfect vehicle for Tomsk?anag.; ref. Wombles character, Siberian town
ThirdE. C. LanceOne’s bothered about BMW – oil needing to be changed for transport in arctic regionsanag. in anag.
VHCM. BarleyTransport an Eskimo will be sat on (not like Santa, somehow)anag. less anag., & lit.
VHCT. C. BorlandI pass over flakes after sprinkling some in bowlanag.
VHCD. V. HarryNear the poles, below zero, I’m versatile transportS, N + anag. incl.0, & lit.
VHCR. J. HealdSimoon blew off course vehicle highly unsuited to desert conditionsanag.
VHCE. LoobyIce machine, perhaps, crushing some in bowlanag.
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperNothing disrupts flourishing women’s lib drive in hostile climate0 in anag.
VHCP. W. MarlowVehicle for Whistler, say – some oil applied with touches in beautifully wrought nocturnesanag. incl. b, w, n; ref. Whistler, painter & Canadian ski resort
VHCR. J. PalmerWhat could transport be in Oslo round winter months primarily?w, m in anag., & lit.
VHCA. PlumbTransport some own to cross peaks of bitter Inuit landb, I, l in anag., & lit.
VHCDr T. G. PowellBoon with miles left in a mush?anag. incl. w, & lit.
VHCP. SantRemote parts of Saskatchewan below zero – I’m deployedS, n + anag. incl. 0, & lit.
VHCDr S. J. ShawManoeuvring with skis, this may give Eskimo bliss on first sign of winter!comp. anag. incl. w, & lit.
VHCC. ShortBoth poles below zero? I’m doubtful this could get me to eitherS, N + anag. incl. 0
VHCP. L. StoneTransport eskimo will be on to be like this, perhapscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCMs S. WallaceSled that’s powered by oil – some new model with bits of Yamaha engine stripped outanag. less Y, e
VHCA. J. WardropSome bowling – not good, erratic – from which sledgers might get mileageanag. less g
VHCR. J. WhaleOman’s first women’s lib gathering? Form of advancement unlikely to catch on thereanag. incl. O
VHCG. H. WillettFor today’s Arctic explorer, might jumping into this set bowels in motioncomp. anag.
VHCA. J. YoungNew blooms I cultivated one winter transport me in bowl so cleverly arrangeddouble anag.

HCs awarded in competition 2272 to:

J. BrownJ. GrimesK. ManleyP. A. Stephenson
A. & J. CalderM. J. HanleyRev Prebendary M. R. MetcalfP. Taylor
P. CargillD. HarrisJ. R. C. MichieJ. R. Tozer
A. G. ChamberlainC. & C. HintonK. MilanP. Tozer
M. ClarkeM. HodgkinT. J. MooreyMrs A. M. Walden
P. A. DaviesJ. C. LeylandG. PerryL. Ward
C. M. EdmundsJ. LiddleR. PerryA. Whittaker
J. FaircloughC. LovingJ. Vincent & Ms R. PorterDr E. Young
Dr I. S. FletcherM. LunanT. Rudd 
E. FrenchB. MacreamoinnI. Simpson 
G. I. L. GraftonD. F. ManleyC. M. Steele