Azed Competition No. 2403  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2399  |  2408  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2403 Jul 2018SWALE Spoonerisms20


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstW. DreverBirch a lout with old-fashioned wicker lasheslurch about; w in sale2
SecondT. C. BorlandWhacked traders might like promotion cut by weektract waders; w in sale
ThirdJ. C. LeylandBent Curragh jockey leads to lost wager after stewards’ enquiryKent borough; anag. of first letters
VHCD. AppletonFeast in Falmouth? Many feedfenny mead2; SW ale
VHCM. Bath‘Bike log’ describes one cycling round what’s left of English countrylike bog; Wales cyclically
VHCMs K. BoltonMany feed locally from cultivated leasow – nothing’s leftfenny mead2; anag. less 0
VHCC. A. ClarkeFiery men overturning European regulationsmiry fen; E laws (rev.)
VHCV. DixonCornish beer, perhaps? So light, it might be second choice up northlow site; SW ale; s + wale2
VHCDr I. S. FletcherYou found buyer affording this bungalow finally in Manchester suburbfind bower; w in Sale
VHCG. I. L. GraftonFlirting with English lass not having succeeded, one won’t bestow ring herebe roasting; anag. incl. w, E, less s
VHCM. HodgkinSew ruffles round edges of apparel, giving gauze to cuttercause to gutter; a, l in anag.
VHCJ. P. LesterSo nun’s found here as we start to live in orderno sun; anag. incl. l
VHCM. Lloyd-JonesApollo hatch with seal that’s faultya hollow patch; anag. incl. w
VHCE. LoobyMarket sandwiches with soggy biteboggy site; w in sale
VHCB. LoveringDog or bitch getting sheep out of valley?bog or ditch; Swale(dale)
VHCC. G. MillinWomen in a Black Friday event take most egmake toast; w in sale
VHCT. RuddOne no good passing away saw angel sporting shoddy haloshady hollow; anag. less a, ng
VHCJ. R. TozerPerhaps she’d trade bits of sovereignty without actually leaving Europetreed shade; first letters; ref. Brexit
VHCMrs A. M. WaldenWhy, after dithering, women engaged in act of betrayaldie, after withering; w in sale
VHCR. J. WhaleThe lead characters of Scandinavian wannabe and Laertes exemplify fiery men found in Hamletmiry fen; first letters

HCs in competition 2403 awarded to:

M. BarkerA. H. HarkerD. RainfordP. Tharby
M. BarleyR. J. HealdDr J. B. ReidA. Vick
A. BrashM. JoslinR. J. SharkeyJ. Vincent & Ms R. Porter
C. J. BroughamE. C. LanceJ. M. SharmanMs S. Wallace
Dr J. BurscoughI. MackintoshDr S. J. ShawA. J. Wardrop
D. CarterD. F. ManleyI. SimpsonD. Whisstock
E. DawidK. MilanB. SolomonsA. Whittaker
J. DoylendT. J. MooreyP. A. Stephenson 
J. GrimesS. J. O’BoyleP. Taylor 
P. HalseR. PerryR. C. Teuton