Azed Competition No. 2495  Azed Slip  |  < 2490  |  2500 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2495 Apr 2020BUNG normal23

 

AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. C. LeylandBursting out of stir after screw’s given bribe?bursting less anag.
SecondR. J. PalmerBrian Clough could have become rich with a ——, brown envelopes centrally involvedcomp. anag. incl. o, l, & lit.
ThirdT. C. BorlandIt might encompass money to procure decorationsbun(tin)g, & lit.
VHCM. BarleySmall house with a low shed one’s added on the sidebung(a low)
VHCA. G. ChamberlainTip about nags: the odds should be ignoredeven letters
VHCM. CoatesSquare peg in a round hole3 mngs.; square = bribe, peg = throw
VHCJ. DoylendCork tip?2 mngs.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherRoger, perhaps, around middle of court striking a back-handeru in b(a)ng; ref. R. Federer
VHCR. J. HealdTap sealing butt of Mâcon?n in bug, & lit.; tap = listening device
VHCP. F. HendersonUnknown amount I handed out in bribing?bu(y I)ng, & lit.
VHCD. C. JonesA low rent from a small property and Sheila’s bankruptbung(a low)
VHCP. W. MarlowCork flags with time at the crease spentbun(t in)g; ref. Dominic C.
VHCA. PlumbSheila’s bust drooped, swapping height for breadthhung with b for h
VHCW. RansomeVictorian bust cast, but unfinished: no goodbu(t) + ng
VHCT. RuddGubbins you could force into bottle’s top, is it?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCDr S. J. ShawViral disease confines an indefinite number for present, with conditions attachedn in bug; ref. COVID-19 ‘lockdown’
VHCI. SimpsonWhat’s essential for one to stop virus? Soapn in bug
VHCR. C. TeutonIt stops Cooper’s output, that’s what’s annoying about magician’s endn in bug; ref. the late Tommy C.
VHCJ. R. TozerWhat’ll stop barrel roll ending in prang?bun + g; ref. aerobatics
VHCJ. Vincent & Ms R. PorterTips from Boris: use neutralizing germicide – one can grease palms with thisfirst letters
VHCA. J. WardropMite pocketing a bit of necessary – one of Bill S’s dips?n in bug; ref. B. Sikes
VHCR. J. WhaleSmall advances from ATM, good way to control flow of liquid assets?i.e. B, U, N + g
VHCM. WhitmoreWhat can stop a triumphant display? Losing can!bun(tin)g
 

HCs awarded in competition 2495 to:

D. AppletonDr M. EwartP. D. MartinC. Short
T. BlakesonJ. FaircloughL. F. MarzillierP. A. Stephenson
J. G. BoothG. I. L. GraftonJ. McGheeP. L. Stone
C. J. BroughamM. HodgkinP. McKennaP. Tharby
P. CargillT. JacobsJ. R. C. MichieMs S. Wallace
C. A. ClarkeB. JonesK. MilanL. Ward
N. ConnaughtonJ. KitchenT. J. MooreyT. West-Taylor
Ms S. CurranJ. P. LesterD. Price JonesK. & J. Wolff
Ms L. DavisM. Lloyd-JonesS. Randall 
W. DreverD. F. ManleyC. W. Reid Dick 
C. M. EdmundsK. ManleyA. J. Shields