Azed Competition No. 1667  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1663  |  1672  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1667 May 2004CLARINI normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. C. DexterSome brass monkey about with air nil C!anag.; C = Celsius
SecondD. F. ManleyJericho walls being demolished – it could be e.g. —— Josh blewcomp. anag. & lit.; ref. Joshua 6
ThirdR. PerryWith first disengaged Sinclair’s buggy stopsanag. less S; ref. Sir Clive S.’s C5
VHCM. BarleyCorps left in Iraq not fully equipped embarrassed top brassC l + anag. less q
VHCJ. R. BeresfordClear instruments on one dash in learner caranag. incl. L + I
VHCD. C. ClenshawShort of money, criminal misappropriated some brassanag. less M
VHCV. DixonIn much of Iraq (not capital), rising stops with recall of top brass?in Ira(q) lc (all rev.); lc = lower case
VHCT. FellBaroque air in C, Purcell’s last for trumpetsanag. incl. l
VHCDr I. S. FletcherBands in coal industry initially are gone? Those of brass used to flourishclar(a)in + i
VHCR. R. GreenfieldHigh wind in Ivory Coast, punctuated by a drop of light and patchy rainl + anag., all in CI
VHCJ. GrimesCharlie in Busted – he pulls out the stops!anag. less he; ref. rock band
VHCJ. P. GuiverIn launch, RN official’s dropping off some top brassanag. less off
VHCD. V. HarryWhat’s a rufiyaa made of? Nickel not brass these daysi.e. C lari + Ni; Maldivian currency
VHCR. HeskethAfter playing principal parts with pedals, organ stopsanag. less P, P
VHCR. J. HooperIrenical winds? Not the first of epithets hereanag. less e, & lit.; wind2
VHCG. JohnstoneLully’s first ‘Air in C’ arranged for trumpetsanag. incl. L; ref. J.-B. L., baroque composer
VHCJ. C. LeylandExtreme parts for trumpet such as might be scored in Scarlatticomp. anag. incl. t, t, & lit.
VHCT. J. MooreyTop brass in Iraq struggling with terms for strategic withdrawal, no questionanag. incl. c, l, less q
VHCC. J. MorseSee Gunners in one-nil reverse, and trumpeting stopsC + RA in I-nil (all rev.); ref. Arsenal’s aim to complete League without defeat
VHCF. R. PalmerThey’re deployed in miracle where perimeter falls away?anag. of in (m)iracl(e), & lit.; ref. walls of Jericho
VHCW. RansomeHear it: shrill entrancing music comes from these high clear instrumentscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCP. L. StoneTrumpets sound not for Claudio Ranieri, sacked without hesitationCl(audio) + anag. less er; ref. Chelsea manager
VHCJ. R. TozerTop brass denied element of military mistreated ‘criminal’anag. less m; ref. accusations of brutality in Iraq
VHCM. WainwrightTrumpeters keying —— could be interpreting ‘early musick’comp. anag. & lit.

HCs in competition 1667 awarded to:

C. J. AndersonE. CrossJ. P. LesterD. J. Short
D. AppletonG. CuthbertP. W. MarlowP. Thacker
D. ArthurD. J. Dare-PlumptonR. J. MathersD. H. Tompsett
Mrs F. A. BlanchardL. J. DavenportP. McKennaA. P. Vick
C. J. BroughamW. DuffinC. G. MillinP. J. Wagstaffe
J. M. BrownA. G. FlemingW. MurphyW. B. Wendt
E. J. BurgeH. FreemanR. A. NortonG. J. Wenman
B. BurtonM. FreemanD. ParfittR. J. Whale
Mrs M. J. CansfieldC. R. GumbrellD. PendreyMs B. J. Widger
C. W. ClenshawR. JacksMrs E. M. PhairD. C. Williamson
M. CoatesW. JacksonJ. T. PriceDr E. Young
R. M. S. CorkMrs D. B. JenkinsonD. Price JonesR. Zara
Mrs F. A. CrawfordMs J. E. JessonMrs J. Sawyer 
Mrs J. M. CritchleyJ. R. H. JonesN. G. Shippobotham