Azed Competition No. 2521  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2517  |  2525  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2521 Oct 2020CHAMBERS normal20


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. J. WhaleAfter puzzling becomes hard, get this alongside OED?comp. anag. & lit.
SecondR. J. HealdScrabble’s hard for learner? This is what’s required!clamber’s with H for L, & lit.
ThirdT. J. MooreyMrs Beach composed a suite for recorders?anag.; ref. Amy Beach, composer, 1867-1944
VHCT. AndersonWhat’s leading manual, book essential to cryptic search?m b in anag., & lit.
VHCD. & N. AsplandMaster book at heart of search when there’s clueing to be done?M b in anag., & lit.; clue2
VHCM. BarleyChief source for solvers in which light will be foundamber in Ch. + s, & lit.
VHCH. FreemanChild training bares bottom on themch + anag. incl. m, & lit. [see comments]
VHCJ. C. LeylandBrash Rumpole’s No. 3 Equity Court of which leaders merely appear inept?anag. incl. m, E C, & lit.; ref. address of R. of the Bailey
VHCM. Lloyd-JonesCavities? For an end to toothache take Beechams Powdersanag. with r for e; powder vi.
VHCD. F. ManleyLiterature’s Great Johnson? Ungainly fellow’s not a name in current lexicographyCham + be(a)r’s; ref. Smollett’s epithet for Dr Samuel J.
VHCP. W. MarlowFirst signs of baffling clues? Azed entrants might readily search here when perplexedanag. of first letters, & lit.
VHCC. G. MillinWhen confused search me, the foremost of books for Englishanag, with b for E, & lit.
VHCR. J. PalmerBurns has penned book that’s boring me – it has many Scottish wordsb in me in chars
VHCDr S. J. ShawConsultation herein principally leads to answer’s meaning being etymologically ‘hollowed out rooms’first letters + r, s, & lit.
VHCN. G. ShippobothamBrahms overtures for concerts etc. may be played in theseanag. incl. c e, & lit.
VHCI. SimpsonRed book – in short, my no. 1 for reference each Sabbathanag. incl. b, m’, r + S, & lit.; red4 vt.
VHCJ. R. TozerIn dialect terms, I am well-nigh supreme, holding what solver needs to finishcham + r in bes(t), & lit.; see ch in C.
VHCMrs A. M. WaldenArchitect once capable of producing HMRC baseanag.; ref. William C., architect of Somerset House, former Inland Revenue HQ
VHCMs S. WallaceChemise fitted with bra that is superfluous for bedroom quartersanag. less i.e.
VHCG. H. WillettWhere a judge may go quietly potty? More than one2 meanings

HCs in competition 2521 awarded to:

P. BartlamJ. DoylendP. McKennaS. Randall
Ms K. BoltonW. DreverC. OgilvieW. Ransome
T. C. BorlandDr I. S. FletcherD. J. R. OgilvieDr J. B. Reid
A. BrashG. I. L. GraftonR. PerryA. D. Scott
C. J. BroughamJ. GrimesA. PlumbR. C. Teuton
J. A. ButlerT. JacobsJ. Vincent & Ms R. PorterA. J. Varney
D. CarterJ. P. LesterJ. & A. PriceA. Whittaker
N. ConnaughtonA. MacDougallD. Price Jones