Azed Competition No. 2291  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2287  |  2296  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2291 May 2016AVESTA Printer’s Devilry22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstT. J. MooreySadly for the party, nutty Brown lo/st, Ed half-baked 
SecondDr J. BurscoughCountryside’s aligned along le/y linesCountry sides … Leave/Stay
ThirdP. TaylorSeveral candidates were charming but the su/pplicant got the job 
VHCM. BarleyAfter England scrum, he/ctic Welsh try involves counter-attacking 
VHCDr J. M. BirdMy house has high e/ll-shaped cornices and a thatched roof 
VHCC. A. ClarkeLaissez faire government le/t a steel company free to close plantref. Tata Steel
VHCN. ConnaughtonA vintage so/ng can be too dry for some tastes 
VHCC. M. EdmundsWill fellers le/nding stump up for the wild life? 
VHCDr I. S. FletcherTasting wine, experts consider so/me in comparison to Chablis 
VHCR. J. HealdOn a wine tour of Italy you may find the reso/rt next to lovely Frascati 
VHCG. HobbsAn opened bottle of so/y’s fresh if kept airtight 
VHCB. JonesI’m no good with figures, so I say ‘le/t’s work’ to the number-crunchers 
VHCE. W. KellyClaudio drinks, so/dium lights of Leicester ablaze with glory!ref. C. Ranieri, Leicester manager
VHCJ. C. LeylandBelievers joyfully regard Turin Shroud with gr/ins as proof of resurrection 
VHCD. J. R. OgilvieRunning quickly through race day forms better s/kin gloss on horses 
VHCA. PlumbOne might le/t Ely home to the National Trust 
VHCT. RuddLeicester h/unchback in ground here, old, foxes aficionadosref. Richard III, football
VHCC. ShortPensioner stripping up a mountain, Pat holds her pash/mina 
VHCMrs A. M. WaldenCriticism su/rfaces: looks the part but can’t act 
VHCL. WardThe inept baker’s lo/st every tart and crumble 
VHCA. J. WardropOperating to remove body art, surgeon le/t too many criticise 
VHCR. J. WhaleWe’re UK citizens surely – those of us offshore but working, righ/t? Us too! 

HCs in competition 2291 awarded to:

D. AppletonG. I. L. GraftonB. LoveringC. M. Steele
Ms K. BoltonJ. GrimesM. A. Macdonald-CooperP. L. Stone
D. BoltonA. HarkerD. F. ManleyR. C. Teuton
G. BorooahD. V. HarryT. D. NichollJ. R. Tozer
C. J. BroughamMs S. B. HartR. J. PalmerA. J. Varney
A. & J. CalderMs M. IrvineJ. ParkeMs S. Wallace
A. G. ChamberlainMs M. JanssenJ. & G. ParsonsT. West-Taylor
M. CoatesMrs D. B. JenkinsonS. RandallD. Whisstock
M. DaviesG. JohnstoneW. RansomeG. H. Willett
Ms L. DavisJ. R. H. JonesP. SantK. J. Williams
J. DoylendM. JoslinA. D. ScottJ. Woodall
H. FreemanE. C. LanceDr S. J. ShawA. J. Young
Ms J. GoreJ. P. LesterN. G. Shippobotham