Azed Cup Winning Clues written by C. J. Morse
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No.Clue wordClueExplanation
2168CENTURY (with missing C) (Missing Letter)Five sore backsides to physic grieve Matron – not you, Dr Busbyscore; last letters; ref. the Rev. Dr Richard B., famous flogging headmaster of Westminster1638-1693
2157MELODRAMATICOverstrained, semi-declamatory? Yes, that it could becomp. anag. & lit.
2000TWO THOUSANDOut now, Azed’s latest – hats off!anag. incl. d, & lit.
1836POSTHASTEStop getting tanned, abhor catching sun and treat heatspots immediatelyanag. + S in hate, & anag.
1823KISSX in ‘billet-doux’ and the ilk is silentsign for kiss in love-letter and hidden
1719ANHELATIONHappiness starts with an H – a rough breathing to the likes of Hippocratesan H elation: ref Greek ‘h’
1554PEARLWith this gem, is setting done? No, coral would add further lustrecoral anniversary, 35 years; lustre = 5 years; ref. AZ series
1519CARRY-ONWild love affair like this could give you coronaryanag. incl. 0, & lit.
1329PITHOSGreek character, liberal host – this could be his potpi + anag., anag., & lit.
1312REST-CUREWhat makes stressed better is sure cert coming unstuckanag.
1284STALE (3 defs. + sub. ind. of wrapping) (Parcels)Unique gift from God, centre of Christmas story, is housed in a stallSTA(BLES SING)LE; s + tale
1238ELASTIN (Printer’s Devilry)“As a non-worker,” the faithful drone, “does the Queen be/g favours?”…bee lasting…
1216CHAPERONTo accompany small children, adult individual, leader of school outingch + A per(s)on, & lit.
1190DENARIUSPlautine piece, ten times as rude as in burlesqueanag.; D = 10 asses
1130AGRESTALAce filly laps remainder of the fielda + rest in gal
857REDCAP / NICETY (Right and Left)Refuse to salute and he’ll reprimand you with half-ironic yet misplaced delicacyred2 cap, ref MP; (iro)nic + anag.
666Any word; subsidiary indication omits an animal (Beasts)Having no sense of guilt some require lessonsre(morse)less; hidden
521ATTITUDINISEStrike poses a tricky test involving row between one small trade union and another oneI TU din I in a + anag. of test
482BODY-SNATCHERStiff collaring: that’s my trade – shows what can be done by starchanag.
452DISSENTERISMMitredness is wrong? That’s what it saysanag. & lit.; dissenterism rejects bishops
419RAMILLIESMarlborough’s second crusher in conclusive quartet of victoriesa + mill in (victo)ries & lit.