Azed Competition No. 2551  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2547  |  2556  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2551 May 2021SPAVIN Spoonerisms25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstW. DreverAfter Augusta’s fifth, US golfer heading for par in ‘Juniper’ makes a silly fourfilly sore; s + (Corey) Pavin, p in savin; ‘Juniper’, par 3 6th hole at Augusta
SecondR. J. HealdWhat might Hubble track? Scattered outer parts from supernova, it having explodedtrouble hack; anag. less anag.; part vi; ref. space telescope
ThirdS. HicksHead of store, by flagging shelving ‘good’, heeds stock complaintsteed’s hock; s + pavin(g)
VHCD. AppletonOriginally, stalking provided a viable income, nowadays this adversely affects many a ghillie’s fatefilly’s gait; first letters
VHCD. K. ArnottWhore meant to tax immorality, netting a little profit on averagetorment to hacks; p av in sin
VHCM. BarleyWith onset of spring, see golfer hanker for the coursecanker … horse; s + (Corey) Pavin
VHCT. BorlandWhat might male heir claim, when Queen passes, in turnail mare; av(ER) in spin
VHCC. J. BroughamCountry vicar’s opening barbs that would shame liarslame shires; v in Spain; barb = pierce
VHCN. ConnaughtonSore humour on tax sometimes very noticeable among monarchy?tumour on hacks; v in Spain
VHCJ. DoylendBob and Kay’s problem with hock leads to somebody purchasing a French winecob and bay’s; s, p + a vin
VHCP. FinanHanker, of course, after resort’s winecanker of horse; spa + vin
VHCA. GerrardScratching top of scalp in middle of movie Saps at Sea – what could make Laurel continually act same?sorrel … lame; anag. incl. in v, less s; ref. L. & Hardy film
VHCM. HodgkinSpecial platform’s opening via disguised terminus in London, from which Potter may get traintrotter … pain; s + p + anag. + n; ref. Harry P.
VHCJ. C. LeylandBridge accommodating six trainspotterspains trotters; VI in span
VHCM. Lloyd-JonesJack’s hip still not up to sex in vesselhack’s gyp; s(till) + VI in pan; sex (L.) = six
VHCD. F. ManleyLillee’s fame? It may be due to that Australian with velocity in playfilly’s lame; A v in spin; ref. Dennis L.
VHCT. J. MooreyWhat’s made Lily’s fame? Pop that’s bubbly, for example on debut with ‘Smile’fillies lame; S + pa + vin; ref. L. Allen
VHCJ. PearceWhat might make lad primp is finally going to a formal danceprad limp; s + pavin
VHCDr S. J. ShawWhat got Lillee fame? Primarily slinging projectile at victims batting!filly lame; first letters + in; ref. Dennis L.
VHCA. J. ShieldsHead of victim buried in land around Marbella – this could lead to naming of laglaming of nag; v in Spain
VHCP. L. StoneSaucy whore, sexy vamp, taking money in sinhorsy sore; anag. less m in sin
VHCJ. R. TozerWhat’ll shame a liar, one very involved in manipulative PR?lame a shire; a v in spin
VHCA. J. VarneyA couple of vixens between a pair of horses inflamed foxhound to cause this problemhock’s found; vi in span
VHCA. J. WardropStir up VIPs with an unwelcome code for nobsnode for cobs; anag.
VHCT. West-TaylorHeeds stock condition well in introducing start of vaccinationsteed’s hock; v in spa in

HCs in competition 2551 awarded to:

P. B. AlldredM. DaviesL. F. MarzillierP. A. Stephenson
D. & N. AsplandMs L. DavisC. G. MillinR. C. Teuton
P. CargillDr I. S. FletcherT. D. NichollJ. Vincent & Ms R. Porter
D. CarterR. GilbertJ. & A. PriceMrs A. M. Walden
H. CassonG. I. L. GraftonD. Price JonesR. J. Whale
A. G. ChamberlainA. H. HarkerS. RandallDr M. C. Whelan
C. A. ClarkeD. C. JonesA. D. ScottD. Whisstock
M. CoatesE. C. LanceD. P. ShenkinA. Whittaker
T. CoatesK. MacKenzieI. SimpsonK. & J. Wolff