Azed Competition No. 2279  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2274  |  2283  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2279 Feb 2016CLEMENTINE normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstG. H. WillettEminent Liberal calling for reform in Church? That doesn’t describe many Popesanag. incl. L in CE
SecondM. BarleyOne displaying zest in eminent clues, sadly no longer with usanag. less us; ref. the late Sir Jeremy Morse
ThirdJ. R. TozerStick crossing line in game finally is Winnie’s chosen onel in cement + in e; ref. C. Churchill, Pooh-sticks
VHCT. AndersonFor rose fertiliser e.g. slurry’s fine, but make it less strong round lawn’s borderl in cement + (f)ine; ref. song v. 6: ‘Grow the roses … fertilized by C.’
VHCD. K. ArnottAnagram of ‘in Crete’ lemon? Or this, possiblycomp. anag.; ref. AZ’s faulty anagram of NERITIC
VHCDr J. BurscoughOrange order let in men embraced by Protestant churchanag. in CE
VHCC. A. ClarkeAttlee’s victory with electorate finally ousting W ChurchillClement (w)in + e; ref. 1945 election, C. Churchill
VHCW. DreverDreadfully cold end for the miner’s lamented: dear Ms ——comp. anag. incl. c, e, & lit.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherNeed vitamin C else scurvy – advise this, perhapscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. GilbertDon’t mince eel. Do cut and then mix in a little orangeanag. less do
VHCA. H. HarkerWith a herring box under each sole, eel consignment might disturb her songcomp. anag.; ref. song, v. 2: ‘Herring boxes … Sandals were for C.’
VHCR. J. HealdFruit machine: slot in pennies regularly for recreationanag. of alternate letters
VHCA. KnottPapal cross?2 mngs.
VHCE. C. LancePowdered mineral (containing an element of lime) in earth makes a noted fertiliser for rosesl in cement + in e; ref. song v. 6: ‘Grow the roses … fertilized by C.’
VHCB. LoveringMelancholy-tinged miner – ‘Oh my darling, sadly missed girl’anag. less anag.
VHCD. F. ManleyElection seeing off old men launched the name of Winston-loving ladyanag. less o; ref. Churchill’s wife/M. Thatcher
VHCP. W. MarlowFreud, say, is associated with popular portraiture ultimately of an infallible authority?Clement + in + e; ref. Lucian F.
VHCT. J. Moorey‘Dear ——’ could start letters of eminent Conservative leadercomp. anag. incl. C, & lit; ref. C. Churchill; start = cause displacement of
VHCR. J. PalmerOrange men entice Loyalists initially with abuse of popeanag. incl. L; 2 defs.
VHCW. RansomeMy darling girl, males can get into odd places in collegemen tin in c, l, e, e
VHCT. RuddStriking wife, and popular – Winnie lent me a bit of Churchillian blusteranag. incl. C less w in, & lit.; ref. C. Churchill
VHCMrs A. M. WaldenPapal cross?2 mngs.
VHCA. J. WardropCleric, not half eminent, somehow like certain Popes?anag. less ric
VHCR. J. WhaleClumsy feet (nines) should make her fussy when suffering splinterscomp. anag. & lit.; ref. song v. 2: ‘her shoes were number nine’
VHCD. WhisstockPapal cross?2 mngs.

HCs in competition 2279 awarded to:

D. & N. AsplandN. FullartonJ. R. C. MichieJ. Stuart
J. G. BoothP. HalseK. MilanP. Taylor
T. C. BorlandD. V. HarryT. D. NichollR. C. Teuton
J. M. BrownDr G. L. HeardJ. ParkeK. Thomas
C. J. ButlerM. HodgkinDr T. G. PowellS. J. J. Tiffin
D. CarterG. JohnstoneD. Price JonesJ. Vincent & Ms R. Porter
C. DaffernJ. C. LeylandP. SantMs S. Wallace
Ms L. DavisE. LoobyA. D. ScottR. Warren
V. DixonC. LovingI. SimpsonA. Whittaker
J. DoylendM. LunanDr F. G. SimpsonA. J. Young
P. EvansI. MackintoshG. Snowden-DaviesDr E. Young
J. FaircloughK. ManleyP. L. Stone