Azed Competition No. 2100  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2096  |  2105  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2100 Sep 2012A STITCH IN TIME normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. C. LeylandFitter/machinist adjusted frequently failing part of saw, recommending early repairanag. less fr
SecondJ. R. TozerA precautionary operation: you’ll see that since it I’m betteranag.
ThirdR. J. WhaleWay to avoid unwanted issue? Flexible product of chemist, ain’t it?anag.
VHCM. BarleyTitchiest bit of needlework am I, cannily deployedanag. incl. n, & lit.
VHCJ. A. ButlerMisdirection of intimate chit leads to corrective measureanag.
VHCP. ColesSpeedy fix gets this cat playing at the correct tempoanag. + in time
VHCJ. FaircloughBusy machinist works with fitter (interior) to produce timely repairanag. incl. itte
VHCR. FentemWreck of the Titanic is moralist’s foremost cautionary lessonanag. incl. m
VHCJ. GrimesPopular Wisdom flick cinema hit about singular idiots tit in anag.; ref. 1963 Norman W. film
VHCR. J. HealdRiotous cinema hit containing slapstick’s foremost clowns tit in anag., & lit.; ref. Norman Wisdom film
VHCD. F. ManleyA tear could make it desirable for tiny person to get close and cosyas titch intime; for = because
VHCC. G. MillinA set task involving thread, primarily by a woman, that is saving moneyt chi in a stint + m in i.e., & lit.
VHCC. J. MorseQuick needle-and-thread job – or it’s machine time wasted covering itit in anag. incl. t
VHCC. J. OgilvieMitt’s in the CIA? Strangely, without this, things could soon unravelanag.; ref. M. Romney, US election
VHCA. PlumbAfter start of AZED, Chambers initially in the mitts – I fancy a timely procedureA + anag. incl. C
VHCR. H. RookeLosing control in a titration, a chemist misread corrective measureanag. less ration
VHCDr S. J. ShawRepair that is ultimately economic before fashionable item unravelsanag. incl. c + in + anag., & lit.
VHCI. SimpsonDowning Street craving a cosh for Salmond? It might avert a future splitst itch in a intime; cosh2
VHCP. A. Stephenson——’ saves nine? Maybe this is meant as incentive for repaircomp. anag. & lit.
VHCP. L. StoneCouple newly at it, in Chemist obtaining precautionary deviceanag.
VHCR. C. TeutonClassic piece of Wisdom, playing central character in sixties cinema hit, it’s ——anag. incl. t; ref. Norman W. film
VHCThe Right Reverend D. ThomsonHem intact? Is it unravelling? Precautionary action neededanag.
VHCJ. Vincent & R. PorterSurprisingly Mitt’s a hit since losing support initially – a good example of damage limitation!anag. less s;; ref. M. Romney, US election
VHCL. WardSit with machine tacking clothes promptly … thereby effecting this?tit5 in anag.
VHCA. J. WardropTreat thalassemia initially with hematinic – it’s one way to avoid complications lateranag. incl t

HCs in competition 2100 awarded to:

T. AndersonV. DixonR. J. HooperB. Solomons
D. & N. AsplandT. J. DonnellyE. W. KellyM. Taylor
P. J. BallW. DreverE. C. LanceP. Taylor
Ms K. BoltonC. M. EdmundsJ. P. LesterA. Varney
T. C. BorlandC. J. EllisM. A. Macdonald-CooperMrs A. M. Walden
G. BorooahA. S. EverestG. MakerMs S. Wallace
A. W. BrookeDr I. S. FletcherK. ManleyG. H. Willett
C. J. ButlerR. GilbertL. F. MarzillierK. Wilson
E. ButterworthMrs E. GreenawayT. J. MooreyT. Wynne-Willson
Ms C. CarstairsDr C. P. HalesF. R. PalmerDr E. Young
C. A. ClarkeD. HarrisA. M. Price 
M. CoatesC. & C. HintonT. Rudd