Azed Competition No. 2300  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2296  |  2305  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2300 Jul 2016MISHMASH normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. GrimesConfused mass Hamish expresses as ‘guddle’anag. less as, & lit.
SecondD. F. ManleyWhat emerges from referendum is – h’m – a shambolic messhidden
ThirdG. H. WillettDuffed overhead – it’s out! A failure of coordination?mish(it s)mash
VHCM. BarleyPotpourri, when deployed, heads off horrible household miasmsanag. incl. h, h
VHCT. C. BorlandNo bad term for Hammersmith’s intertwining?anag. less anag., & lit.
VHCDr J. BurscoughProviding —— is ‘hash’i.e. providing ‘m’ is ‘h’, ‘mash’ is ‘hash’; & lit.
VHCP. CargillIs ham not a filling for mince pie?anag. less a in mash
VHCD. ClayTo make cocktail, firstly mix ice with two parts sherry, then crushm, i + sh + mash
VHCE. DawidA motorway pile-up has hospital in chaosh in M1 smash
VHCW. DreverWorking lunch ultimately is M&S ham saladanag. incl. h
VHCDr I. S. FletcherConfused assemblage? Maybe duff referendum’s conclusion has done for itmishit with m + anag. for it
VHCD. V. HarryReferendum’s end comes with an issue for Scots, pound down and allied group in disarraym ism mash
VHCR. J. Heald‘Macaroni’ comprises term for such, in practiceh in ism in mash2 (= masher), & lit.; macaroni = dandy
VHCR. J. HooperSalad contains e.g. sliced potato – it must be tossedmish(it) + mash
VHCJ. C. LeylandSalad? It doesn’t feature in e.g. sliced ham starter for slimmer being naughtymish(it) + anag. incl. s
VHCT. J. MooreyMess created by Gove finally running, shame his manoeuvring brought about end of chumm in anag. less e; ref. EU referendum
VHCC. OgilvieConfusion when horse is involved in pile-up on motorwayh (= heroin) in M1 smash
VHCS. RandallLeaving university, has his mum to tidy up clutteranag. less u
VHCC. ShortMelange – i.e. salmagundi, hotchpotch, miscellany and scrambled hash, a little bit of eachfirst letters & lit.
VHCP. L. StonePlayers’ mix-up? It comes from mishit with Marsh run outmish(it) + Ma(r)sh
VHCR. C. TeutonComic lead in movies has his chum in fine messanag. incl. m, m; in fine = finally; ref. Laurel & Hardy
VHCJ. R. TozerA mix-up, a botched overhead, and it’s outmish(it s)mash
VHCA. J. VarneyA little accident, spending a penny – the result of lots of water with meal (pie)mish(a p) + mash
VHCL. WardGoing by moppet’s face, I’m assuming mum has prepared macaronim + sh in I’m + anag.
VHCA. J. YoungA drop of malt is grand in a mince piem is + M in hash

HCs in competition 2300 awarded to:

T. AndersonP. T. CrowM. LunanDr S. J. Shaw
D. AppletonP. DacreW. F. MainN. G. Shippobotham
D. K. ArnottP. A. DaviesP. W. MarlowI. Simpson
D. & N. AsplandV. DixonP. McKennaDr G. Simpson
M. BarkerC. M. EdmundsJ. R. C. MichieA. J. Smith
J. & J. BarnesP. EvansK. ParekhJ. Vincent & Ms R. Porter
Dr P. M. J. BennettJ. FaircloughJ. ParkeW. B. Wendt
Ms K. BoltonR. GilbertJ. & A. PriceR. Whale
H. BradburyG. I. L. GraftonM. PriceA. Whittaker
C. J. BroughamM. HodgkinW. RansomeDr E. Young
Mrs S. BrownG. JohnstoneG. Raven 
D. CarterJ. R. H. JonesT. Rudd 
B. CheesmanT. LockeA. D. Scott