Azed Competition No. 2330  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2325  |  2334  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2330 Feb 2017BRAZEN / MOPISH Right and Left21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstT. J. MooreyUnenthusiastic May’s foremost work is to secure hard Brexit’s introduction and take a process needing deep thought forwardM op is H; B r a Zen
SecondS. RandallDejected politician hedges over his flawed ‘audacious level entering Britain’s borders’o in MP + anag.; raze in bn
ThirdD. K. ArnottEntering Wipers hospital, I limp forward, overwhelmed by battalion’s ruinI in mops H; raze in bn; ref. WW1
VHCM. BarleyUninspired leadership of President, his MO horribly shameless, starts with border restrictions affecting a certain religionanag. incl. P; b, r, a + Zen; ref. Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’
VHCMs K. BoltonI cut rampant zebrina, bold blue mess appearing after short time, bits of shrubbery to come lateranag. less I; mo + pi + sh
VHCP. Cargill Boring work is replacing filling in mouth, leads to bothersome numbness receiving tear down faceop is in m, h; raze in b, n
VHCA. H. HarkerMore old rubbish: dull brassy basin, empty, with scrape insidemo pish; raze in b, n
VHCR. J. HealdMosh pit almost goes berserk for heavy metal band’s opening number when Slash is introducedanag. less t; raze in b, n; ref. Guns N’ Roses lead guitarist
VHCJ. C. Leyland Forward gun sacks setter cowed in shock by his shotAZ in Bren; mop + anag.; ref. e.g. grouse shooting
VHCB. Lovering Bold supporter of Eastern philosophy lacking spirit, Hindu’s sacred utterance turns to expression of contemptbra Zen; Om (rev.) + pish
VHCD. F. ManleyDepressed a bit by nonsense showing ‘Trumpish’ audacity, Britain must stand against old-fashioned race discrimination ultimatelymo + pish; B + raze + n; ref. Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’
VHCP. W. MarlowInsipid shop I’m altering having front replaced near entrance to business zoneanag.; anag. incl. b, z
VHCC. G. Millin Forward British crossword setter, not quite knight, his comp’s not cloudy, confused or dullBr Aze(d) n; anag. less c
VHCDr S. J. Shaw Support by Azed’s core number is unashamed whilst without entries this comp could be construed as dullbra + ze + n; anag. less first letters
VHCC. Short Penny brought up to date in fashionable blue, flaunting underwear – and contemplating what’s withinmodish with p for d; bra Zen
VHCP. L. StoneOut of brass? Give barrel scrape ’n once more make light of being poorb raze ’n; mo pish
VHCJ. R. Tozer‘Trumped-up’ sophism hasn’t succeeded: it’s plain blatant support’s attached to one religionanag. less s; bra Zen; ref. Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’
VHCMrs A. M. Walden Mooning maiden, one in awfully posh saucy undergarment, starts to zestfully expose natesm + 1 in anag.; bra + first letters
VHCMs S. WallaceSpiritless hush follows second sanctimonious talk, primarily because rhetoric attacked Buddhist doctrine unabashedmo + pi + sh; first letters + Zen
VHCA. J. WardropBold battalion about to destroy second ship abandoned in the doldrumsraze in bn; mo + anag.
VHCR. J. Whale Opener lacking oomph is out of sorts, listless NZ are bowled out – recalling resources of Charlie Parker?anag. less o; anag. incl. b; ref. C. Parker, former England bowler and C. Parker, jazz saxophonist

HCs in competition 2330 awarded to:

D. & N. AsplandMs L. DavisC. & C. HintonA. Plumb
J. G. BoothV. DixonL. M. InmanD. Price Jones
T. C. BorlandJ. DoylendG. JohnstoneT. Rudd
C. J. BroughamW. DreverJ. LiddleA. D. Scott
Dr J. BurscoughDr M. EwartM. Lloyd-JonesN. G. Shippobotham
E. BushellJ. FaircloughD. LythallP. Taylor
C. J. ButlerDr I. S. FletcherP. McKennaR. C. Teuton
D. CarterH. FreemanK. MilanS. J. J. Tiffin
P. A. CashG. I. L. GraftonD. J. R. OgilvieL. Ward
C. A. ClarkeJ. P. B. HallS. J. O’BoyleG. H. Willett
S. L. ClaughtonP. HalseJ. PattersonJ. Woodall
M. CoatesD. V. HarryM. L. PerkinsDr E. Young