Azed Competition No. 2412  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2408  |  2417  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2412 Sep 2018UBIQUARIAN normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstT. RuddAn antique pot I rub will yield this potent being ordered near and farcomp. anag.
SecondR. J. WhaleA —— dress? Shapeless burqa Saudis are in, perhapscomp. anag. & lit.
ThirdM. Lloyd-JonesFrizzy auburn hair with sides cut, the same as cuts seen everywhereiq in anag. less h, r
VHCM. BarleyRegulars to Cumbria hunker down inside, upon swirling rain appearing everywherealternate letters + (s)qua(t) + anag.
VHCT. C. BorlandDress in terminals of Abu Dhabi, a burqa covering all parts?anag. incl. u, i
VHCMrs S. BrownAlmost quit uni – a brain addled – seen to be all over the placeanag. less t, incl. U
VHCP. CrossleyValentine’s Day girl loses her head to posh swinger – how common can one get?Aquarian with U bi1 for A
VHCDr I. S. FletcherUniversity brain – one involved with quiz mostly experienced in all areasU + anag. incl. a, less z; ref. ‘University Challenge’
VHCJ. GrimesThe same as ‘universal’, adjective comprehended by university man?iq U a in U Brian, & lit.
VHCR. J. HealdAC/DC, Queen and Air appear in local gig with following going globalbi Qu aria in (f)un; see gig1,2; ref. rock bands
VHCJ. C. LeylandBeginners in Boolean algebra grapple with a universal quantifier – no mean feat all roundanag. incl. B, a, U, less anag.
VHCD. F. ManleySupposedly superior man crucified in film about one considered as being somehow godlike?I qua in U Brian; ref. Monty Python’s ‘Life of B.’
VHCT. J. MooreyClassy box including Queen with soaring melody a present the world overQu + air a (rev.) all in U bin
VHCA. PlumbRun-ins with quite an abrasive drunk – turns out ’e’s —— in tavernscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCDr S. J. ShawHeavy metal AC/DC number eclipses Queen song worldwideQu aria in U(ranium) bi n
VHCR. C. TeutonSeemingly everywhere leaders of Islam upbraided implied burqa ban – not Boris’s first blunderanag. incl. I, u, i, less B; ref. B. Johnson’s claim to support the wearing of the burqa
VHCP. TharbyPosh bird, not half, one making first appearance in early February, topless? Unmissable!U bi(rd) + (A)quarian
VHCJ. R. TozerA bit of unbridled ego, as in Clough, say, is found everywhereu + I qua in Brian; ref. former football manager
VHCMrs A. M. WaldenAbused in burqa – hints of unchristian intolerance are widespreadanag. incl. u, i, a
VHCMs S. WallaceSeen all over the place dancing a rumba in sequins, men struggling with opener to Strictly Special – eliminated!anag. less anag. incl. S, s
VHCA. J. WardropVery common type of blockage, as found in malfunctioning urinal mostlybi2 + qua in anag. less l
VHCA. WhittakerBuffeted barque hit a tsunami, lost the mast at sea – it’s all overanag. less anag.

HCs in competition 2412 awarded to:

T. AndersonC. A. ClarkeC. OgilvieP. L. Stone
D. AppletonDr P. ColesD. J. R. OgilvieK. Thomas
D. & N. AsplandV. DixonS. J. O’BoyleThe Rt Revd Dr D. Thomson
M. BarkerA. H. HarkerR. J. PalmerJ. Vincent & Ms R. Porter
D. J. BexsonG. JohnstoneJ. & A. PriceG. H. Willett
J. G. BoothE. LoobyM. PriceK. & J. Wolff
C. J. BroughamP. W. MarlowD. Price JonesA. J. Young
J. M. BrownJ. R. C. MichieA. D. ScottDr E. Young
D. CarterC. G. MillinP. A. Stephenson