Azed Competition No. 2152  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2148  |  2157  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2152 Sep 2013STUFFED SHIRT normal21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. ConnaughtonTroublesome turf shifted after spades budge sods + anag.; see budge2
SecondMrs A. M. WaldenBalls, Ed: endlessly stroppy, bombastic typestuff (= nonsense) + Ed + shirt(y)
ThirdDr I. S. FletcherFinicky duffer? His trait’s putting out affected airanag. less anag., & lit.
VHCD. K. ArnottIf member’s this, constituents could become most annoyedi.e. tie’s stuffing shirt = shirtiest; & lit.
VHCM. BarkerOne standing on ceremony, this duffer’s possibly adhering to the core of punctilioanag. + t
VHCM. BarleyYou’ll find this duffer pompous but ultimately ineptanag. incl. s, t, & lit.
VHCD. A. CampbellPompous fool’s literary copy getting editor cross: that’s not unknownstuff + ed. + shirt(y)
VHCT. J. DonnellyWhat taxidermist did skilfully, Hirst butchered – pompous self-important fellow!stuffed + anag.; ref. Damien H.
VHCP. EvansT-this duffer’s affectedanag. & lit.
VHCJ. GuiverThis duffer’s affected to a Tanag. + T, & lit.
VHCR. J. HealdTouch of subtle delicacy lacking in art by D. Hirst outraged pompous twits + t(art)uffe + anag.
VHCJ. R. H. JonesBed, Emin’s original, D. Hirst remade? Pompous ass!stuff (vb) + E + anag.
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperThis duffer’s ridiculous, ultimately unimportantanag. + t, & lit.
VHCA. PlumbConservative silly to obstruct and dither about Syria’s leader in motionstuff + S in anag.
VHCDr S. J. ShawHe’s stiff and turgid, bumbling without signs of genuine importanceanag. less g, i, & lit.
VHCR. C. Teuton——: a man so styled could be unashamed stiff sortcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCJ. R. Tozer‘A pretentious stiff’: material first exhibited by enfant terrible D. Hirst?stuff + e + anag.
VHCA. J. WardropWho’s self-important, without substance – this duffer possibly?anag. incl. s, t, & lit.
VHCR. J. WhaleBlimp, primarily for Specsavers’ use, drifts along with the broadcastanag. incl. f, S,u; ref. Sky Sports Ashes coverage
VHCA. WhittakerDid farce take in this ‘translated’ pompous ass?stuffed + r in anag.; ref. Bottom in MND
VHCG. H. WillettFarce by Italian subversive, ‘Off with his Head’, portraying Colonel Blimpstuff + (R)ed shirt

HCs in competition 2152 awarded to:

D. AppletonW. DreverMrs D. B. JenkinsonM. Owen
T. C. BorlandA. S. EverestE. C. LanceS. J. O’Boyle
G. BorooahE. FrenchJ. C. LeylandD. Pattenden
Rev Canon C. M. BrounN. M. FullartonT. LockeR. Perry
E. BushellR. GilbertD. F. ManleyD. P. Shenkin
P. CargillJ. GrimesP. W. MarlowMrs A. Terrill
D. CarterA. & R. HadenC. G. MillinS. J. J. Tiffin
C. A. ClarkeD. V. HarryT. J. MooreyJ. Vincent & R. Porter
T. CrowtherP. J. HartleyC. J. MorseL. Ward
V. DixonR. HeskethT. D. Nicholl