Azed Competition No. 2139  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2135  |  2144  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2139 Jun 2013DE RIGUEUR normal21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstDr S. J. ShawFashion guru’s term, Gallic in origin and required without questionanag. incl. u, g less q, & lit.
SecondR. J. WhaleHow do you make socks etc this? Fashion guru CK decrees it so!comp. anag. & lit.; ref. Calvin Klein
ThirdD. K. ArnottBuffalo innards for budget curries required by the tonanag. less first & last letters; buffalo = bewilder
VHCD. AppletonIt’s essential to be fashionable. Tailor required, upper-class, good quality not neededanag. incl U, g, less q
VHCD. & N. AsplandTerm in etiquette and dress. Proper, socially acceptable and right? That’s about it!e rig in due U r, & lit.
VHCM. BarkerWhat fashion demands a designer guru meddled with, overlooking potential snaganag. less anag.
VHCM. BarleyHats for upper-class gents required when racing? No question, they’re ——anag. incl. U, g less q, & lit.
VHCJ. G. BoothOn the Ku’damm the guipure (priced initially to go) could render one comme il fautder + anag. less p
VHCT. C. BorlandStandard queried urge to renew failing QEanag. less QE
VHCE. DawidMachine rider astride tuned kit – acceptable as necessary for tongue U in anag.; kit = violin
VHCJ. FaircloughBe in dungarees rig-out – amazingly it’s gonna be ——comp. anag. & lit.
VHCG. I. L. GraftonCorrectly done puzzle, but not in time? Felt sorry about that in retrospect(int)rigue in rued (rev.)
VHCR. J. HealdFashion gurus desire to have squares turned out as style dictatesanag. less S, S
VHCR. HeskethGuilder but not pound being replaced by single currency almost expectedanag. less l + eur(o)
VHCG. JohnstoneWhat’s proper about expected English attire, applying upper-class rule?E rig in due + U, r, & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyFashion guide erroneous, so one sadly lacking as indicator of what’s this?anag. less anag. & lit.
VHCI. D. McDonaldTipping ‘Coeur de Paris’ guide with local currency – that’s comme il faut!anag. incl. r + Eur.
VHCT. J. MooreyGermany, having set up expanding European Union, stuck with Euro? CorrectD + rig in EU Eur.
VHCP. TaylorFashion guru: hot designer making thongs this?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCJ. R. TozerIt’s necessary to fashion guide user wanting dress’s latest ruleanag. less s + r, & lit.
VHCA. J. WardropLeftie does a turn about wanton head of undemocratic EU, as convention dictatesrig u EU all in red (rev.)

HCs in competition 2139 awarded to:

Ms K. BoltonW. DreverP. W. MarlowP. L. Stone
J. M. BrownR. GilbertP. McKennaK. Thomas
Dr M. BullivantJ. R. H. JonesC. G. MillinL. Toole
Dr J. BurscoughE. C. LanceC. J. MorseP. Tozer
C. J. ButlerJ. C. LeylandD. J. R. OgilvieMrs A. M. Walden
D. A. CampbellM. A. Macdonald-CooperM. OwenL. Ward
J. & B. ChennellsMs R. MacGillivrayW. RansomeG. H. Willett
M. CoatesW. F. MainT. RuddDr E. Young
N. ConnaughtonK. ManleyD. P. Shenkin