Azed Competition No. 1845  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1840  |  1849  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1845 Oct 2007UPBRAID normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. GilbertBounce? At an end. Help! … Brown’s bottledbr. in up aid; ref. Gordon B.’s election U-turn; see bounce
SecondJ. C. LeylandPosh pine boards refurbished after removing one’s worn-out carpetU + anag. less anag.
ThirdR. C. TeutonTwit in wacky pair with Bud?anag.; ref. Bud Abbott and Lou Costello
VHCM. BarleyCensure is universal, with Brown under pressure having declared poll offU + P + br. + (s)aid; ref. Gordon B.
VHCRev Canon C. M. BrounIn court, Hair’s binding could lead to rebukeup + braid; ref. test umpire Darrell H., in lawsuit re ball-tampering scandal
VHCDr I. S. FletcherTop form dreads results in school no moreup + braid; dreads = dreadlocks; school (obs.) = admonish
VHCM. GoodliffeHaving taken off underwear, I would dress downup bra I’d
VHCR. B. HarlingD-cup bra ideally displays what knockers may dohidden
VHCR. J. HealdReprimand hubby, regularly and abusively?anag. of alternate letters, & lit.
VHCM. HodgkinDress down Friday: discard outer wear, put on louder underwearup bra + Friday less fray
VHCL. M. InmanRelief after explosive burp brings the old shameanag. + aid
VHCB. JonesDress revealing underwear I’d exposed after getting in a state of excitement!up + bra I’d
VHCD. F. Manley—— bad umpire, not me!’ – delivered in ‘Hairy’ fashion?anag. less me, & lit.; ref. Darrell H.
VHCP. W. MarlowDress down? I put on drab wear ignoring fashionanag. less ton2
VHCG. McStravickRegulars in fun pub are a find for twitalternate letters
VHCT. J. MooreyUnited, with lead over Gunners, one did rateU + Pb + RA I ’d
VHCR. MurdochPast reproof, disorderly pub gets an invasion by the policeanag. + raid
VHCD. ParfittTwit, drinking place dry, starts falling downpub + arid with initial letters dropping down a place
VHCC. W. ThomasUSA score! Supporter’s in euphoric statebra in up ID (Idaho)
VHCD. H. TompsettSouth’s heart lead and a coup produces slamu Pb raid; ref. bridge
VHCJ. R. TozerRate book ‘in between revolting and offensive’b in up raid
VHCDr M. C. WhelanChide topless sex symbol, hiding underwearbra in (c)upid
VHCG. H. WillettNot the first American tart to espouse underwear and wigbra in (c)upid

HCs in competition 1845 awarded to:

R. D. AndersonC. A. ClarkeA. G. FlemingW. Murphy
D. AppletonM. CoatesA. GascoigneR. A. Norton
W. G. ArnottS. CoxallJ. F. GrimshawA. Plumb
D. ArthurE. CrossD. HarrisT. G. Powell
D. & N. AsplandC. DaffernR. HeskethD. Price Jones
R. BatesN. C. DexterMrs D. B. JenkinsonM. Surguy
C. J. BroughamV. DixonE. C. LanceDr A. J. Varney
J. M. BrownC. M. EdmundsK. MilanMs S. Wallace
E. J. BurgeJ. FaircloughC. G. MillinR. J. Whale
P. CargillC. D. S. & E. A. FieldC. J. MorseW. Wynne Willson