Azed Competition No. 1728  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1724  |  1733  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1728 Jul 2005EIDOLA def. NULLAH Wrong Number21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstT. AndersonMining a lode one might unearth such paragonslode; anag. incl. l
SecondM. J. BarkerBride’s eager assertion given in style, having to ditch last name – such appearances may be deceptiveditch; ‘I do’ in ela(n)
ThirdJ. R. BeresfordReversing estate, I end in ravine – ‘confusing reflections’ravine; alod I e (rev.)
VHCDr J. BurscoughPhantom crew ordered to ditch but bailed out?ditch; anag. less but
VHCB. BurtonWhat you see looking at fish on line in streamstream; id o’ l in ea
VHCN. C. DexterEcstasy! Leaders of IOC ditch other lands’ athletics dreamsditch; first letters
VHCV. DixonFenland drain harbouring olid fluid produces will-o’-the-wisps, perhapsdrain; anag. in ea
VHCW. DreverDitch old ideal for new onesditch; anag. incl. o
VHCJ. P. GuiverOne lying in a ditch knocked back spiritsditch; I in a lode (rev.)
VHCR. HeskethRemake of an oldie having to ditch new images, after reflectionditch; anag. less n
VHCJ. C. LeylandImages stream from surreal Dali erotica (odd ones)stream; anag. of alternate letters
VHCW. F. MainConfusing images result when you defile what’s at core of holy ideadefile; anag. incl. (h)ol(y)
VHCD. F. ManleyImages showing egg in Delia’s fantastic coursecourse; 0 in anag.; ref. D. Smith
VHCP. W. MarlowTerribly idle oaf having to ditch fine idealsditch; anag. less f
VHCT. J. MooreyAustralian lead in Lord’s one-day international reversed by English heroeslead; E + A L ODI (rev.)
VHCR. MurdochHighly regarded people love promiscuous ladies around? Society’s down the draindrain; anag. incl. 0 less S
VHCD. R. RobinsonStream of delusions can create these apparitions and sunset formsstream; comp. anag.
VHCD. P. ShenkinCurrent in a ditch reflected confusing reflectionsditch; I in a lode (rev.)
VHCD. H. TompsettAbstract pictures kill oiled Academiciankill2; anag. + A
VHCJ. R. TozerAn oldie may ditch new, reforming idealsditch; anag. less n
VHCA. J. WardropWhat’s one to clean with a bit of Lux in running water? Pearlswater; I do L in ea

HCs in competition 1728 awarded to:

D. AppletonD. CarterM. HodgkinA. Plumb
W. G. ArnottC. A. ClarkeA. HodgsonJ. T. Price
D. ArthurC. DaffernL. M. InmanM. Sanderson
D. & N. AsplandR. DeanS. D. JamesP. L. Stone
M. BarleyW. DuffinJ. P. LesterR. J. Whale
M. BathL. K. EdkinsN. MacSweeneyD. C. Williamson
C. BoydA. G. FlemingP. McKennaDr E. Young
C. J. BroughamR. HaddockC. G. Millin 
P. CargillA. & B. HarrisR. J. Palmer