Azed Competition No. 2274  Azed Slip  |  < 2272  |  2279 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2274 Jan 2016SIMPATICO normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstI. SimpsonClue at head of slip – I. Simpson? Not unless awfully, awfully pleasinganag. incl. s less anag.
SecondG. I. L. GraftonMPs in cabinet shuffled round, leaving Benn treated kindlyanag. incl. O less anag.; ref. recent Labour reshuffle
ThirdM. BarleyHere’s entry to Azed comp – is it crafted with winning appeal?anag. incl. A
VHCT. AndersonIs comic turn delivering constant well-timed cracks in tune with audience?pat in anag. less c
VHCD. K. ArnottIn Scoop, needing work I’m ready and heading for Ishmaelia as foreign correspondentI’m pat + I all in Sco(op); ref. William Boot in Evelyn Waugh novel
VHCT. C. BorlandEmperor being taken in by new ‘coat’ is charmingImp. in anag.
VHCW. Drever‘Compassionate’ – as one expressed around Italy, possibly?I in anag. less as one, & lit.
VHCR. J. HealdHand in glove manipulated most of action by muppetsimp + anag. less n
VHCM. HodgkinIt’s a comp, for a change, I can enter – that’s niceI in anag.
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperDevilishly clever, I’d dismissed diplomatic service – not exactly congenialanag. less anag.
VHCD. F. ManleyIt. companions bickering may be ‘non ——comp. anag. & lit.; It. = Italian; bicker = quiver
VHCT. J. Moorey‘Friendly’ new politics leads to more animosity and Labour’s leader disregardedanag. incl. m, a less L
VHCR. J. PalmerSpanish/Italian originally, I’m apt to make good companyS, I + anag., & lit.
VHCA. PlumbRattle impact is getting opera’s overture in harmonyanag. + o; ref. Simon R.
VHCMrs L. J. RobertsCopious amity may make you so?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCP. SantEnduring Irishman penned the content of his comic Plays PleasantPat in anag. less h, c; ref. G. B. Shaw
VHCDr S. J. ShawFrom roots in Grecian lingo this may translate to ‘of a common spirit’comp. anag. incl. n, o, & lit.
VHCC. M. SteeleIs atomic power shortly to be scrapped? This would be agreeable to someanag. incl. P
VHCR. C. TeutonMisanthropic? Contrariwise – lacking any vestiges of nastiness, hatred or rancouranag. less n, h, r, & lit.
VHCMrs A. M. WaldenFriendly postman introducing himself thus on roundI’m Pat in sic o’
VHCMs S. WallacePietro Mascagni is struggling without a singer performing in tuneanag. less anag.
VHCA. J. WardropMatic plays with a lot of poise in friendly in Italyanag. less e; ref. Chelsea footballer
VHCA. WhittakerIll-disposed amici stop being thisanag. & lit.

HCs awarded in competition 2274 to:

P. B. AlldredMrs L. DavisT. KingG. Raven
D. & N. AsplandV. DixonE. C. LanceJ. M. Sharman
M. BarkerC. M. EdmundsE. LoobyC. Short
J. & J. BarnesP. EvansB. LoveringK. Thomas
J. G. BoothDr I. S. FletcherC. LovingJ. R. Tozer
J. M. BrownE. FrenchD. LythallL. Ward
Dr J. BurscoughG. GostlingG. MakerT. West-Taylor
C. J. ButlerJ. GrimesP. W. MarlowR. J. Whale
A. & J. CalderP. HalseL. F. MarzillierG. H. Willett
G. CareyK. L. HarrisonP. McKennaD. Wilyman
D. CarterD. V. HarryC. G. MillinA. J. Young
B. CheesmanR. J. HooperD. J. R. OgilvieDr E. Young
M. CoatesMrs D. B. JenkinsonJ. Vincent & Ms R. Porter 
P. ColeG. JohnstoneW. Ransome