Azed Competition No. 2373  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2369  |  2376  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2373 Dec 2017CACOGASTRIC normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. J. WhaleA stomach accruing fluid might make human thiscomp. anag. & lit.
SecondDr S. J. ShawSuch persons may be disposed to gripe, so can act crosscomp. anag. & lit.
ThirdP. L. StoneSee the undoing of tragic Tosca – tense going with stomach churningc + anag. less t; ref. Verdi opera
VHCM. BarkerAustralia caught MCC going all to pieces: it could be this mauling triggering heartburncomp. anag. incl. c
VHCM. BarleyA cigar combined with endless Scotch – might some end thus after scoffing Xmas dinner?anag. less h
VHCT. C. BorlandAbout Cape, original course for cargo, it’s often windyca. + C + anag.
VHCDr J. BurscoughDyspeptic suggestion of Cato as conclusion to speech: delenda est Carthago (sic)anag. with C for h
VHCA. ChamberlainSee old pulley losing end of rope? A wheel ’as to be secured with gripes!a cog ’as in c tric(e)
VHCJ. GrimesRound a bowl to throw up with middle in crick?a cog in cast + ric, & lit.
VHCR. J. HealdSuffering upset tummy? See preparation of cascara coping with it, relieving terrible painanag. less anag.
VHCM. HodgkinHaving such problems travelling, got carsick, heaving last after drive in Trossachsca’ + anag. less k
VHCJ. C. LeylandOff-colour comic act gags border on racially offensive, though avoiding Manning’s extremesanag. incl r less M, g; ref. Bernard M., racist comedian
VHCM. Lloyd-JonesAcrostic hints of Azed’s gratify crossword nuts in need of a relaxantanag. incl. A, g, c
VHCM. LunanGot sick internally with endless cascara upset, having gyppy tummyanag. incl. (s)ic(k) less a
VHCD. F. ManleyHaving a bad gut feeling about Australia? Then start to cheer Craig O’s introduction to test batting!c + A + C + anag. incl. t; ref. C. Overton, Ashes tour
VHCP. W. MarlowSee adjective applied to cases of consuming too acidic ingredients possibly? About rightc + a + anag. of outer letters incl. r, & lit.
VHCJ. R. C. MichieContrived acrostic – CAG: Characterising Acid Gutanag.
VHCC. G. MillinSuffering collywobbles? – a deception in class regularly, with heartless teacher in chargea cog in c, a, s + t, r + i/c
VHCJ. SmailesA minor functionary in company with endlessly splendid liverya cog in cast + ric(h)
VHCR. C. TeutonGetting this with evening out revelling? Could be I counteract with e.g. Gavisconcomp. anag. & lit.; ref. brand of indigestion remedy
VHCJ. R. TozerCausing upset inside ICC, Croat unexpectedly ingests poisongas in anag.; ref. suicide of Gen. Praljak at International Criminal Court
VHCT. West-TaylorHaving a bellyache about company cars’ vintage. taking every other one for a refitca. co. + anag. incl. alternate letters
VHCDr E. YoungWindy Chicago, blowing hard – time cars crash?anag. less h incl. t; ref. ‘Windy City’

HCs in competition 2373 awarded to:

T. AndersonW. DreverD. R. OgilvieMs S. Wallace
D. AppletonJ. FaircloughS. RandallA. J. Wardrop
D. & N. AsplandE. HodgsonT. RuddP. Wickens
Dr P. M. J. BennettG. JohnstoneS. SaundersG. H. Willett
H. J. BradburyB. LoveringA. D. ScottJ. Woodall
P. BrownA. MacDougallN. G. ShippobothamA. J. Young
C. J. ButlerP. McKennaP. Tharby 
J. DoylendT. J. MooreyMrs A. M. Walden