Azed Competition No. 2053  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2049  |  2058  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2053 Oct 2011PERISHER def. ESTIMATE Wrong Number23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstDr J. BurscoughRogue Herries, central character in Walpole novelanag. incl. p; character (= reputation)
SecondI. D. McDonaldRogue Herries, character figuring at heart of Walpole’s novelanag. incl. p; figuring
ThirdN. ConnaughtonRogue share price down on a hundred somehowanag. less a C; price
VHCD. & N. AsplandErring re prize, has AZ wrongly disregarded this cheeky one?anag. less anag.; prize
VHCT. C. BorlandLittle menace from Hibernian, first shot coming midway through match(I)rish in peer; shot
VHCC. A. ClarkeI could rate as malevolent being downright heartlessperi sh(e)er, & lit.; rate
VHCV. DixonTricky teaser; by any reckoning, best part of paper is here!hidden; reckoning
VHCW. DreverLimb’s affected I reckon primarily with herpesanag. incl. I, r; reckon
VHCDr I. S. FletcherEndless menace to society primarily – try to get shot of one?peri(l) + s + he(a)r, & lit.; shot
VHCG. I. L. GraftonEuropean account this rogue fiddled could make share price fifth of valuecomp. anag. incl. e; value
VHCJ. HoodOne with annoying reputation – he’s ripe for conversion by Rectoranag. + R; reputation
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperAnnoying little devil reckoning initially on stray sheep bottling religious instructionRI in anag. + r; reckoning; bottle = fail to undertake
VHCD. F. ManleyIs this fellow when discovered in trespass sent to magistrate but not judge?(J)P + is he in err, & lit.; judge; ref. minor offence
VHCK. MilanRate him perhaps somewhat hyper? Is he rascally!hidden & lit.; rate
VHCC. G. MillinA pain in the neck? Reckon it’s stiff initially and hard to look aroundfirst letters + H in peer; reckon
VHCT. J. MooreyTerror strike here is inspired by heartless preacher?anag. in p, r; strike
VHCW. RansomeIs he perpetrator? Rate this troublemaker top suspectcomp. anag. & lit; rate
VHCN. G. ShippobothamShare price tumbles in this so-and-so accountcomp. anag. incl. a/c; price
VHCD. H. TompsettRogue Herries tracks central character for Walpole – a rascal figurep + anag.; figure
VHCMs S. WallaceWhisper (no source) spread about leads to early reckoning for troublemakeranag. less w + e, r; reckoning
VHCA. J. WardropPain? Possibly herpes, I reckon initiallyanag. incl. r; reckon
VHCR. J. WhaleTinker, perhaps? Taken in by spy initially reckon I’d suspect Haydonfirst letters in peer; reckon; ref. Le Carré
VHCD. C. WilliamsonDodgy hire-purchase foots account for —— out of cashcomp. anag. & lit.; account

HCs in competition 2053 awarded to:

D. K. ArnottA. G. FlemingM. LunanP. Taylor
J. BigginR. GilbertW. F. MainR. C. Teuton
R. E. BootMs S. HartK. ManleyJ. R. Tozer
J. G. BoothR. HealdP. W. MarlowA. J. Varney
D. A. CampbellDr G. L. HeardA. PlumbJ. Vincent & Ms R. Porter
J. & B. CheesmanP. F. HendersonR. SmithG. H. Willett
P. ColesMs M. IrvineP. A. StephensonDr E. Young
C. M. EdmundsJ. C. LeylandL. Tattersall