Azed Competition No. 2603  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2599  |    |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2603 May 2022TERAS def. PRATT Wrong Number22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstDr S. J. ShawAfter dismissing jolly, Starmer’s ordered to reveal what could lie behind dreadful Labour experiencebehind; anag. less RM; ref. ‘beergate’
SecondD. F. ManleyGrowth not healthy, Sunak rated ‘duff’, and UK drifting apart?duff; anag. less anag.
ThirdM. Lloyd-JonesBunter’s putting away buns regularly, waist a frightful sightbuns; (Bun)ter(‘s) + alternate letters
VHCT. AndersonIs term for spot on arse that festers a carbuncle?arse; t + anag
VHCD. K. ArnottMonster bum terminal to chair seatbum; anag. incl. r
VHCD. & N. AsplandTerm covering Kim’s rear: a singular monstrosityrear; anag. less m + a + s; ref. K. Kardashian
VHCT. C. BorlandFreak wave astern, passing rearrear; anag. less n
VHCA. G. ChamberlainBehind misshapen ears, what’s leading on Titania? Something monstrousbehind (= causing); anag. incl. T; ref. AMND
VHCC. A. ClarkeWell-known model twerking arse – it’s grotesquearse; T + anag.
VHCW. DreverWhat’s obscene term for fundament? Arse possibly!fundament; t + anag.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherBeing that’s disfigured at centre and rear of uterus?rear; anag. incl. er, s, & lit.
VHCH. Freeman‘Monstrous carbuncle’? Prince stands behind heartless tiradebehind; t, e + ras; ref. comment by P. Charles re National Gallery redevelopment
VHCS. D. GriewMonster slice of rump steak not quite digestedrump; r + anag. less k
VHCR. J. HealdOutrage at supermarkets when rump steak supply runs out – it’s monstrous!rump; anag. less anag.
VHCP. F. HendersonRat with second tail in place, possiblytail; anag. incl. s, e, & lit.
VHCP. McKennaGorgon or similar one is behind utter dread’s original threesomebehind; ter(ror) + a + ’s
VHCC. G. MillinMonster behind deployment of evil Russian soldiers and tanks primarilybehind; anag. of first letters
VHCR. S. MorseMonster assuredly can cover itcan; hidden & lit.
VHCA. J. ShieldsMonster rear of Bunter’s stuck in collapsed seatrear; r in anag.
VHCP. L. StoneDistressed at this, the poor girl – could be that large posterior wobblingposterior; comp. anag.
VHCJ. R. TozerBottom, perhaps – with funny ears after a bit of trickery?bottom; t + anag.; ref. AMND
VHCG. H. WillettA stern note in absentia distressed prodigystern; anag. less n

HCs in competition 2603 awarded to:

D. AppletonP. ColesT. J. MooreyR. C. Teuton
M. BarleyE. DawidT. D. NichollJ. Vincent & Ms R. Porter
C. J. BroughamJ. GrimesG. O’NeillMrs A. M. Walden
Mrs S. BrownJ. HoodJ. PearceA. J. Wardrop
Dr J. BurscoughJ. C. LeylandD. Price JonesR. J. Whale
J. A. ButlerDr R. A. MainS. SaundersMs F. Williams
D. CarterP. W. MarlowI. SimpsonK. & J. Wolff
T. ClementJ. R. C. MichieP. A. Stephenson