Azed Competition No. 2486  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2482  |  2490  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2486 Feb 2020BRUHAHA normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. J. HealdBaron Hardup merrily gives away daughter, Prince becoming husband by end of Cinderella pantomimeanag. incl. B less d, with h for P + a
SecondDr J. BurscoughHereby upheaval regularly eruptsanag. of alternate letters, & lit.
ThirdS. RandallTo-do list this week could make the wash a bulkier exercisecomp. anag.
VHCD. AppletonExcited hubbub, not half, initially almost hardly anything reallyanag. incl. hub and first letters, & lit.
VHCMs K. Bolton‘Much Ado About Nothing’. Universal reaction to comedy sustains lines, however oldBR + U ha-ha
VHCM. CalverleyStir cup of tea audibly: the sound of happiness?‘brew’ + ha-ha
VHCDr I. S. FletcherCould be one about HRH shifting focus of devotionanag. incl. a less ot, & lit.
VHCJ. GrimesPantomime turn getting quick laugh in woman’s underwearU + hah in bra
VHCM. HodgkinStir rhubarb that’s stewing, after trimming endsanag. less r, b, t, t
VHCG. Johnstone‘Much Ado’ plot, we hear, leads to the sound of laughter‘brew’ + ha-ha
VHCJ. C. LeylandRaab dithering with Wuhan? He might create a new ——!comp. anag. & lit.
VHCT. J. MooreyNo end to coronavirus, surge stopping BA and numberless Chinese getting feverru(s)h in BA + Ha(n)
VHCM. G. PayneIntermittent borough’s ashcan collection causes clamouralternate letters
VHCA. PlumbRub awfully hard and expression of surprise is on Aladdin’s face in pantomimeanag. + H + ah + A
VHCT. RuddSnarling ‘ach!’ in Hamburg area – enough to create a Germanic ——?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCI. SimpsonStir forced rhubarb, with ends cut off, to get a hot fillinga H in anag. less r, b
VHCA. VickUnlimited rhubarb crumbles: what boundless excitement!anag. less r, b + ha
VHCJ. Vincent & Ms R. PorterLeaders in Brussels resent UK’s high-handedness, and half anticipate a ruckusfirst letters
VHCMrs A. M. WaldenStink coming from almost dry ditchbru(t) ha-ha
VHCA. J. WardropHuawei, not half upset after British start to heed American clamourBr. + anag. less wei + h + A
VHCR. J. WhaleEssentially, rhubarb and what might produce itanag. less r, b, w, t, & lit.
VHCG. H. WillettMuch Ado? Plot’s sound with acting involving interjection of various emotionshah in ‘brew’ and a

HCs in competition 2486 awarded to:

P. B. AlldredW. DreverJ. McGheeP. L. Stone
T. AndersonC. M. EdmundsP. McKennaR. C. Teuton
D. & N. AsplandP. FinanK. MilanP. Tharby
M. BarleyH. FreemanC. G. MillinJ. R. Tozer
T. C. BorlandR. GilbertC. OgilvieK. & J. Wolff
D. CarterG. I. L. GraftonS. J. O’BoyleA. J. Young
C. A. ClarkeMs S. B. HartW. RansomeDr E. Young
M. CoatesT. JacobsC. ReedR. Zara
Ms S. CurranW. KrzanowskiM. Sharman 
E. DawidD. F. ManleyDr S. J. Shaw 
V. DixonP. W. MarlowD. P. Shenkin