Azed Competition No. 2322  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2318  |  2324  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2322 Dec 2016VENTRICOSE normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstM. BarleyFat-bellied character starting Christmas round must squeeze into chimney shaftC, o in vent rise
SecondJ. C. LeylandThis fat? We could give recent ‘five twos’ a shotcomp. anag. & lit.; ref. 5:2 diets
ThirdT. J. MooreyClue victor seen with a potanag.; ref. AZ cup
VHCD. & N. AsplandBulging erections found awkward after introduction of ViagraV + anag.
VHCJ. G. BoothPaunchy, distressed I’ve corset on, obscuring a hint of obesityanag. less o
VHCT. C. BorlandMisshapen, given corset that’s no goodanag. less g, & lit.
VHCC. J. BroughamVery huge in loco enteric?v + OS in anag., & lit.
VHCC. A. ClarkeFollowing early market upturn company involved with prominent corporationvent3 + co. in rise
VHCN. ConnaughtonBeing so, I’ve corset on tight, hiding a blobanag. less o, & lit.
VHCW. DreverViagra’s beginning to get floppy erections quite tumescent!V + anag.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherSee one in centre so having gone pear-shapedv + I in anag., & lit.
VHCR. J. HealdVenerable Mo, after winning both finals in Rio Olympics, is puffed outlast letters in Ven. trice; ref. M. Farah
VHCR. J. HooperStout Cortes: name I’ve conjured withanag. incl. n
VHCJ. R. H. JonesHaving pot, coven tries stirringanag.
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperContrives somehow to encapsulate what’s central to opera such as Falstaff?e in anag.
VHCR. J. PalmerTenor voices must ring out like Pavarottianag. less O
VHCN. G. ShippobothamAlbeit this may mean inevitable corset coming under straincomp. anag. & lit.
VHCP. L. StoneNo time to throw out corset sadly accepting one’s fat-belliedvent less t + anag. incl I
VHCP. TharbyConservative, not very active, involved with large corporationanag. less v, a
VHCJ. R. TozerSee senior vet about showing signs of bloatanag. incl. c; disease of livestock
VHCMrs A. M. WaldenAfter a bit of Viagra you’ll find erections abnormally tumescentV + anag.
VHCMs S. WallaceTight corset starts to nip – excruciating if very big-belliedanag. incl. n, e, i, v
VHCA. J. WardropVery endomorphic, initially uncomfortable in corset?v, e + anag. , & lit.
VHCG. H. WillettLike a mother-to-be in Feb/Mch, perhaps, fine but short of energy?(E)ric in Ventôse

HCs in competition 2322 awarded to:

D. AppletonM. CoatesB. LoveringS. Randall
D. K. ArnottG. P. ConwayD. F. ManleyW. Ransome
M. BarkerP. T. CrowK. ManleyS. Reszetniak
M. BathE. DawidP. W. MarlowM. A. Steele
R. C. BellC. D. S. FieldP. McKennaP. Taylor
Dr P. M. J. BennettR. GilbertJ. R. C. MichieJ. Vincent & Ms R. Porter
G. BorooahJ. GrimesC. G. MillinL. Ward
A. BrashD. V. HarryT. D. NichollR. J. Whale
J. M. BrownL. M. InmanC. OgilvieA. Whittaker
A. & J. CalderG. JohnstoneM. L. Perkins