Azed Competition Puzzle Reviews
by Dr Watson
No.DateTitleClue word
22057 Sep 2014PlainCUMBERSOME
22003 Aug 2014PlainBRINDISI
21966 Jul 2014‘Overlaps’SEMANTRA / TRABEATE
21911 Jun 2014PlainPLUG
21874 May 2014PlainWEST
21836 Apr 2014‘Eightsome Reels’SANGRAIL
21782 Mar 2014PlainPARISON
21742 Feb 2014‘Printer’s Devilry’CHARET
21705 Jan 2014PlainSAYONARA
216822 Dec 2013‘A Christmas Crossword Celebration’CENTURY (with missing C)
21651 Dec 2013PlainOUT OF ORDER
21613 Nov 2013PlainFARRAGO
21576 Oct 2013‘Carte Blanche’MELODRAMATIC
21521 Sep 2013PlainSTUFFED SHIRT
21484 Aug 2013PlainZOLLVEREIN
21447 Jul 2013‘Spoonerisms’INFERNO
21392 Jun 2013PlainDE RIGUEUR
21355 May 2013PlainLOB
21317 Apr 2013‘Right & Left’DIVES / MALIK
21263 Mar 2013PlainDESPERATE
21223 Feb 2013PlainNICETY
21186 Jan 2013PlainBLOKEISH
211623 Dec 2012‘Christmas Devilry’YULETIDE (with jumble of COMEDO)
21132 Dec 2012PlainPICAROON
21094 Nov 2012PlainTHICKETY
21057 Oct 2012‘Collisions’TITANIC / ICEBERG
21002 Sep 2012PlainA STITCH IN TIME
20965 Aug 2012PlainTRICK
20911 Jul 2012PlainSNIFTER
20873 Jun 2012PlainROCKET
20836 May 2012PlainBEWITCH
20781 Apr 2012‘Either/Or’RÉCOLLET
20744 Mar 2012‘Forty Years On’BENNET
20705 Feb 2012‘Jigsaw’MISTREATMENT
20651 Jan 2012PlainDERMESTIDAE
206418 Dec 2011‘DNKA ILSL STORME’COLD TURKEY
20624 Dec 2011PlainAPPLE-KNOCKER
20586 Nov 2011PlainROBUST
20532 Oct 2011‘Wrong Number’PERISHER def. ESTIMATE
20494 Sep 2011PlainPARTY-POOPER
20457 Aug 2011PlainCATENATE
20403 Jul 2011‘Printer’s Devilry’EASTER
20365 Jun 2011PlainAL CONTO
20311 May 2011PlainEMBROIDERY
20273 Apr 2011PlainTHRENETICAL
20236 Mar 2011PlainCHAMBRANLE
20196 Feb 2011‘Right and Left’OVERAWE / HENOTIC
20142 Jan 2011PlainHACKETTE
201219 Dec 2010‘Christmas is Coming’BLOATING
20105 Dec 2010‘A Score and a Half’A COMING OF AGE
20067 Nov 2010‘Spoonerisms’GROAN
200026 Sep 2010‘Azed No. 2,000’TWO THOUSAND
19975 Sep 2010PlainFADO
19921 Aug 2010PlainFOULARD
19884 Jul 2010PlainPERIQUE
19846 Jun 2010‘Doublethink’ORWEL(L)IAN
19792 May 2010PlainFAR-OUT
19754 Apr 2010PlainSEPTENTRIONAL
19717 Mar 2010PlainWATERMANSHIP
19677 Feb 2010‘Playfair’SUBORDINATELY
19623 Jan 2010PlainANADEM
196020 Dec 2009‘Christmas Parcels’NGANA (3 defs + letter mixture)
19586 Dec 2009PlainHANGDOG
19531 Nov 2009‘Misprints’TRAUMA (misprint of T)
19494 Oct 2009PlainPALFRENIER
19456 Sep 2009PlainPRISON
19402 Aug 2009‘Wrong Number’SCANT def. SNEAP
19365 Jul 2009PlainLITMUS TEST
19327 Jun 2009PlainNINE-TO-FIVE
19273 May 2009‘Spoonerisms’TONSURE
19235 Apr 2009PlainELLIPTIC
19181 Mar 2009PlainPALAMPORE
19141 Feb 2009‘Letters Latent’VE(S)TAL
19104 Jan 2009PlainBARPERSON
190821 Dec 2008‘Christmas Carol’WE THREE KINGS
19067 Dec 2008‘For CJM at 80’MORSE
19012 Nov 2008‘Jigsaw’SANITISE
18975 Oct 2008PlainWASH-OUT
18937 Sep 2008PlainEARTHY
18883 Aug 2008‘Printer’s Devilry’RASTER
18846 Jul 2008PlainFREELOADER
18791 Jun 2008PlainLITTER BASKET
18754 May 2008‘Up and Down’GOUTTE / UPREAR
18716 Apr 2008PlainFAIRY GOLD
18662 Mar 2008PlainBINGE
18623 Feb 2008‘Spoonerisms’UNALIKE
18586 Jan 2008PlainHUMONGOUS
185623 Dec 2007‘Four in One’LITAS
18532 Dec 2007PlainANTIQUITARIAN
18494 Nov 2007PlainAUXESIS
18457 Oct 2007PlainUPBRAID
18402 Sep 2007‘Give and Take’W(I)NN(I)E-THE-POOH
18365 Aug 2007PlainPOSTHASTE
18311 Jul 2007PlainMARGINALIA
18273 Jun 2007‘Wrong Number’AMAKOSI def. DENUDED
18236 May 2007PlainKISS
18181 Apr 2007‘5 Down’POISSO(N) D’AVRIL
18144 Mar 2007PlainHIPSTER
18104 Feb 2007‘New Year Resolutions’HARE / POSEUR / SERINETTE
18067 Jan 2007PlainINEBRIANT
180424 Dec 2006‘A Ghost Ruse’CLOTHES SENSE
18013 Dec 2006PlainRUSE DE GUERRE
17975 Nov 2006PlainHEART
17921 Oct 2006‘Right and Left’APPALOOSA / ESTAMINET
17883 Sep 2006PlainETHEREAL OILS
17846 Aug 2006PlainTEARAWAY
17792 Jul 2006‘Misprints’NEWIE (misprint of U)
17754 Jun 2006PlainROUGH-AND-READY
17717 May 2006PlainPARTERRE
17662 Apr 2006‘Printer’s Devilry’GEST
17625 Mar 2006PlainDUDDERY
17585 Feb 2006‘Carte Blanche’BIMBETTE
17531 Jan 2006PlainDIAGONAL
175218 Dec 2005‘Mixed Foursomes’MIDWINTER
17504 Dec 2005‘Smoke Poles’PLOUGHMAN
17466 Nov 2005PlainENTOMIC
17412 Oct 2005‘One Across’LORD NELSON
17374 Sep 2005PlainANIMUS
17337 Aug 2005PlainPALESTRA
17283 Jul 2005‘Wrong Number’EIDOLA def. NULLAH
17245 Jun 2005PlainMONEYBAGS
17191 May 2005PlainANHELATION
17153 Apr 2005‘Up and Down’RELEASE / RASPING
17116 Mar 2005PlainMINUS
17076 Feb 2005‘Rum Exits’GALENA
17022 Jan 2005PlainWORDSMITHERY
170019 Dec 2004‘The Spirit of Christmas?’FIVE-O’CLOCK SHADOW
16985 Dec 2004PlainCROSSTIE
16947 Nov 2004PlainMISINTERPRET
16893 Oct 2004PlainSYNOD
16855 Sep 2004‘Printer’s Devilry’MINO
16801 Aug 2004PlainPILLOW-CUP
16764 Jul 2004PlainCRINGE-MAKING
16726 Jun 2004‘Spoonerisms’IMPASTOS
16672 May 2004PlainCLARINI
16634 Apr 2004PlainARMAMENTARIA
16541 Feb 2004‘Overlaps’CRESCENT / ENTHRALS
16504 Jan 2004PlainSAPHENA
164821 Dec 2003‘GRNAR EIGCUIM’MAGIC LANTERN
16467 Dec 2003PlainBLACK
16412 Nov 2003PlainGADGETEER
16375 Oct 2003PlainAMNESIC
16337 Sep 2003‘Right and Left’EMPATRON / WINTERLY
16283 Aug 2003PlainENCOMION
16246 Jul 2003PlainBELAY
16191 Jun 2003‘Printer’s Devilry’GISMO
16154 May 2003PlainRUGATE
16116 Apr 2003PlainLEISLER
16062 Mar 2003‘Overlaps’TEOSINTE / INTELSAT
16022 Feb 2003PlainFENESTRA
15985 Jan 2003PlainPHRASEMONGER
159622 Dec 2002‘Christmas & Its Charms’GENISTA
15931 Dec 2002PlainMANSUETE
15893 Nov 2002PlainJOKESMITH
15856 Oct 2002PlainSHIATSU
15801 Sep 2002‘Wrong Number’MARGENT def. BEETLES
15764 Aug 2002PlainFACADE
15727 Jul 2002PlainSHIELD-MAY
15672 Jun 2002‘Corgis in Castle’QUEEN
15597 Apr 2002PlainTHEOLOGASTER
15543 Mar 2002‘Theme and Variations’PEARL
15503 Feb 2002‘Jigsaw’MEMORITER
15466 Jan 2002PlainTRANSPARENT
154423 Dec 2001‘Christmas Devilry’PATROL (with jumble of RAPTORES)
15412 Dec 2001PlainCHUPRASSY
15374 Nov 2001PlainCAFTAN
15337 Oct 2001PlainMASTER-MARINER
15282 Sep 2001‘Spoonerisms’STROP
15245 Aug 2001PlainINGRATITUDE
15191 Jul 2001PlainCARRY-ON
15061 Apr 2001———’BARE(-)BONES
15024 Mar 2001PlainRAPPEL


The Azed Cup

D. F. Manley
wins First Prize in competition 2200.

BRINDISI

Give possible rendition of this with Greene King – i.e. sing, drinking beer?

This year’s honours table

The next Azed competition puzzle will be out on Sunday 5th October

Dr Watson reviews Azed 2205

From the archive

Heists plus road works?, I assert, will satisfy such! (7)

Second prize winner by P. F. Henderson in competition 869

Solution