Azed Competition No. 2283  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2279  |  2287  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2283 Mar 2016BARGAIN normal18


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstM. BarleyEntries to Azed get brain working a good dealanag. incl. A, g
SecondR. J. HealdA big bust with narc taking away cocaine and whizzanag. less C; whizz = amphetamine
ThirdR. J. PalmerSave more, striking onebar (a)gain, & lit.
VHCD. AppletonJump the queue, going from last to first for absolute snipbarge in with a for e
VHCT. C. BorlandSteal home after pub and walk it offbar + ga(it) + in
VHCC. A. ClarkeBank bonus broke agreementbar gain; 2 defs.; broke vb
VHCMrs L. DavisAssorted bits of rock and gravel are loaded into dump truckanag. of first letters in bin
VHCE. DawidGrab one in jumble?anag. incl. a, & lit.
VHCR. GilbertFalls back behind first of bays, losing a hard struggle at Ayrb + Niag(a)ra (rev.)
VHCG. I. L. GraftonUnderstanding obscure Arabic’s no good when lacking the elements of simple conversationanag. incl. ng, less s, c
VHCM. HodgkinBoris’s number one aim – ‘I’m going to take over after loss of poll on Europe’ – creates strife for CameronB + a(I’m) + r(E)gain
VHCJ. C. LeylandBanger letting off steam? Ring AA for breakdown truckb(anger) + anag.
VHCM. Lloyd-JonesSnip short fringe – locks are glam if regularly cutare glam if less alternate letters in ban(g)
VHCD. F. ManleyAn unscrupulous seizure backed by Putin with place succumbing in regional strugglea grab (rev.) + (Put)in; ref. Crimea
VHCS. RandallSettlement’s bones originally Aurignacian indicating regular sacrificesb + alternate letters
VHCJ. Vincent & Ms R. PorterAgree knock-down price for jumble in ragbag? Good going!anag. less g
VHCR. J. WhaleSnatch flip-flops to get one in shoddy brand magasin (not M and S, unusually)grab (rev.) + a + in; anag. less anag.
VHCG. H. WillettWin at the nineteenth hole and bring about a fantastic coup at St Andrewsbar gain; anag. incl. a, a; coup2

HCs in competition 2283 awarded to:

T. AndersonR. GizziT. J. MooreyI. Simpson
D. & N. AsplandD. V. HarryC. OgilvieMs M. Stokes
C. J. BroughamR. J. HooperM. L. PerkinsR. C. Teuton
Mrs S. BrownMs M. IrvineR. PerryL. Toole
Dr J. BurscoughC. LovingA. PlumbJ. R. Tozer
C. J. ButlerA. MacmillanJ. & A. PriceA. J. Wardrop
P. CargillK. Manley & S. BadM. PriceT. West-Taylor
D. CarterP. W. MarlowD. Price JonesD. Wilson
J. ClareJ. R. C. MichieP. SantJ. S. Witte
V. DixonK. MilanA. D. ScottDr E. Young
C. M. EdmundsC. G. MillinDr S. J. ShawR. Zara