Azed Competition No. 1702  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1700  |  1707  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1702 Jan 2005WORDSMITHERY normal27


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstMrs J. E. TownsendThe artistry of wits, rhymed or otherwiseanag.
SecondR. J. PalmerNovel style of modish writer with yen for a bit of innovation could show itanag. with y for i, & lit.
ThirdA. J. WardropWhat modish writer with yen for a bit of innovation might supplyanag. with y for i, & lit.
VHCB. BurtonPerplexity about Azed’s latest: after expenditure of energy, theme is unravelled. What we devotees enjoy!d + anag. less e in worry
VHCE. Cross‘Do writs rhyme with fits?’ – Logodaedaly Carroll excelled atanag.
VHCN. C. DexterTerribly shoddy writer’ll need a bit of a miracle for a degree in thisanag. with m for d, & lit.
VHCV. DixonAzed’s extreme this has me embroiled in perplexityd + anag. in worry, & lit.
VHCP. EustaceThe WMD? Sorry – I deployed some pretty crafty languageanag.; ref. Iraq war inquiry
VHCDr I. S. FletcherWith it do rhymers elaborate?w + anag., & lit.
VHCH. Freeman500 ahead, SA skipper has English in trouble (spin)D + Smith E, all in worry; ref. Graeme S., cricket
VHCN. C. GoddardI drew my short change in coinageanag.
VHCJ. P. GuiverIn ironic mode, this possibly defines a bit of rhetoricr in anag. in wry
VHCD. V. HarryIt earns writer my doshanag. & lit.; earn2 = curdle
VHCR. J. HealdAce —— I’d fancy will show why Tim Rice’s adoredcomp. anag. & lit.; ref. songwriter
VHCR. J. HooperIn trial, Met dish crook for fabrication, leading to exemplary sentence perhapsanag. in worry
VHCG. JohnstoneSource of intelligence? Sorry, the ‘WMD sexed-up’ rather exemplifies itanag. incl. i, & lit.; ref. Iraq war inquiry
VHCJ. P. LesterPoet lacking merit and rhyme – it wrecked the writer’s craftWords(worth) + anag.
VHCJ. C. LeylandEndless dry wit? My Sabbath hero revels in itanag. less y incl. S, & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyConcern about this marks ed. outanag. incl. M in worry, & lit.
VHCP. McKennaConcern about cryptic method is lifting ordinary clue-writer’s artanag. less o in worry
VHCC. J. MorseWith dime’s worth tumbling, you should double your small coinageanag. + yr (rev.); ref. weak dollar
VHCW. MurphyWanton rowdyism involves starters of trouble, heavies exhorting rampant use of choice languagefirst letters in anag.
VHCD. J. R. OgilvieWhy Mr Editor’s excited?anag. & lit.
VHCR. G. SmithWhy Mr Editor’s excited?anag. & lit.
VHCF. J. B. WheenHomer’s translated with dry wit, revealing the writer’s artanag.
VHCG. H. WillettTalent typified by Edward Lear, eccentric one-off weirdo rhymistanag. less I
VHCDr E. YoungCan it in a worthless poet supply rhyme?it in Words(worth) + anag., & lit.

HCs in competition 1702 awarded to:

T. AndersonM. J. CorlettMrs D. B. JenkinsonM. Sanderson
D. AppletonK. W. CrawfordJ. R. H. JonesG. R. Scott
M. BarleyG. CuthbertD. LythallV. Seth
J. R. BeresfordR. DeanMrs J. MackieN. G. Shippobotham
Mrs F. A. BlanchardW. DuffinW. F. MainP. L. Stone
L. W. BlottA. E. FarrowR. MankelowR. C. Teuton
C. BoydA. G. FlemingL. F. MarzillierC. W. Thomas
C. J. BroughamJ. GilliesH. MeltzerD. H. Tompsett
J. BrydonJ. GrimesK. & P. MilanDr I. Torbe
Dr J. BurscoughW. GundreyC. G. MillinJ. R. Tozer
J. A. ButlerA. & R. HadenT. J. MooreyG. Tucker
P. CargillD. A. HarriesR. MurdochM. Wainwright
A. G. ChamberlainK. P. HartJ. PearceMs S. Wallace
B. CheesmanP. HeffernanDr T. G. PowellR. J. Whale
C. A. ClarkeV. G. HendersonMrs A. PriceJ. S. Witte
D. C. ClenshawR. HeskethW. RansomeW. Wynne Willson
G. P. ConwayA. HodgsonD. R. RobinsonA. J. Young