Azed Competition No. 2586  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2584  |  2591  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2586 Jan 2022BALDERDASH normal28


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstE. DawidIn clueing, R. Heald’s bad? Nonsense!anag.; ref. leading AZ competitor
SecondMrs A. M. WaldenCook dhal-based recipe for gammon or tripeanag. incl. r
ThirdR. J. WhaleOld-fashioned tinctures and blunt eccentricity: character that sums up Dexter to a T, seen in Morsebald e, r + dash; T in Morse code; dexter = right
VHCT. AndersonJazz beat, with Adler blowing and Duke jamminganag. + d in bash; ref. Larry A. & D. Ellington
VHCM. Barley‘B—’ comprises a colourful bit of language proffered up for ‘nonsense!’a + red l (rev.) in B + dash
VHCT. C. BorlandBunk bed’s head has ladder fixedb + anag.
VHCA. BrashTopless streak leads to Erika Roe being held in pantsfirst letters in bald dash; ref. Twickenham streaker
VHCP. CargillBladder has ruined pantsanag.
VHCM. CoatesDimension Lear’s book had, possiblyanag. incl. D, b, & lit.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherEmbodying Edward Lear primarily, rising poet has composed nonsenseEd L (rev.) in bard + anag.
VHCH. FreemanJunk leads to Harold Steptoe and dad Albert endlessly bickeringanag. incl. H S less t; bicker = quiver
VHCS. D. GriewWorn down by maddening charades, casting about for alternative amusementbald + anag. less ca; ref. parlour games
VHCR. J. HealdBunk bed had rails fitted, infant originally having fallen outanag. less i
VHCM. HodgkinExpression of disgust about liberal articles seen in Bild-Zeitung – smut, in placesL der, das in bah
VHCJ. HoodStocking ladder – stupidly try cobblersanag. in bash
VHCD. F. ManleyBunk bed’s rail had broken, making one fall outanag. less I
VHCP. W. MarlowChristian, perhaps, after embracing God, starts to reckon diehard atheists spout hostile claptrapD in Bale + first letters; ref. Christian B., actor
VHCRev Prebendary M. R. MetcalfJumble sale had ends of drab old gear put outanag. incl. b, d, r
VHCJ. R. C. MichieRhubarb salad with a pinch of dried herb dressinganag. incl. d
VHCT. J. MooreyBunk beds hardly work when one’s set for the ultimate in intimacyanag. with a for y
VHCC. OgilvieOne should steer clear of drab ladies parading about with hot pantsanag. less I + H
VHCJ. PearceRunny bladder leads to having special absorbent elastic pantsanag. + anag. of first letters
VHCDr S. J. ShawForm of address lacking sense primarily, covered by ‘blah’ possiblyanag. less s in anag., & lit.
VHCP. A. StephensonBunk has ladder fixed below uppermost of bedsb + anag.
VHCJ. R. TozerHedda Gabler’s play free of e.g. waffleanag. less e.g.
VHCJ. Vincent & Ms R. PorterSailor climbing rickety ladder heads for starboard hold in bilgeAB (rev.) + anag. + first letters
VHCMs S. WallaceAdd herbs mixed with bits of liver and stewed tripeanag. incl. l, a
VHCG. H. WillettMalfunctioning bladder has splashed my foot!anag. + anag.

HCs in competition 2586 awarded to:

P. B. AlldredJ. DoylendM. JordanD. P. Shenkin
D. & N. AsplandW. DreverJ. C. LeylandA. J. Shields
C. J. BarkerC. M. EdmundsM. Lloyd-JonesP. L. Stone
M. J. BarkerJ. FaircloughP. McKennaR. C. Teuton
J. M. BrownP. FinanC. G. MillinA. J. Varney
Mrs S. BrownA. GerrardD. OgilvieL. Ward
Dr J. BurscoughR. GilbertR. PerryA. J. Wardrop
H. CassonG. I. L. GraftonS. RandallA. Whittaker
A. G. ChamberlainJ. GrimesC. ReedD. Whyte
C. A. ClarkeE. HallDr J. B. ReidK. & J. Wolff
T. ClementC. & S. HoskerT. RuddA. J. Young
P. ColesP. JenkinsonA. D. Scott