Azed Competition No. 2040  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2036  |  2045  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2040 Jul 2011EASTER Printer’s Devilry25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstM. BarleySailor lengthens stay as hor/rible wind hits port 
SecondR. C. TeutonSummer wine’s austere character appeared in the l/ot I choseref. Nora Batty in ‘Last of the Summer Wine’
ThirdK. ThomasChelsea fans were sor/ry scandal hit tabloidsref. John Terry, footballer
VHCP. Biddlecombe‘The big br/a’ might be a good name for the ‘sweater look’ years 
VHCC. J. BroughamPrimmest party people constitute the l/ot I crave 
VHCDr J. BurscoughDid the demise of Mansfield and Monroe spell the end of the Hollywood br/a? 
VHCI. CarrGlobal warming and oceanic pollution are what? Many scientists’ se/minal planetary afflictions 
VHCE. CrossSeveral dolphins were sighted ahead that night and mor/n 
VHCM. CutterAzed marks the competition word with th/is knowhow to clue well 
VHCC. M. EdmundsSpeedy clipper left Portlands shor/n in a trice 
VHCD. HarrisThere are no more Eng. Lit. lectures to com/mend Snowref. C. P. Snow
VHCS. B. HartWill closer analysis of fossil records av/oid conjecture?ref. theory re end of dinosaurs
VHCR. J. HealdI hope to emulate Co/lin G, ex-champion with an amazing track recordref. Sebastian Coe, Colin Gumbrell, 6 times AZ champion
VHCJ. HoodSuperman’s motto is ‘Av/oid showers falling to earth’ 
VHCR. J. HooperExperts on The Planets studied larg/o I’d recently discovered 
VHCD. T. R. LawsonThe last visit to the Medici – perhaps se/minal 
VHCD. F. ManleyMaybe a change of mood Will com/mends for the whining schoolboyref. AYLI, ‘seven ages of man’
VHCC. J. MorseTh/is kiss – o me! – how suggestive of an oath being sworn! 
VHCD. J. R. OgilvieHardy orders the fleet to formal in/n following victory 
VHCDr S. J. ShawThe Summer holiday’s com/mended at school 
VHCN. G. ShippobothamWhen clippers depart they leave the shor/n 
VHCJ. R. TozerYou’ll find in the Star tabl/oid’s position in relation to the Observer 
VHCA. J. WardropCrude cosmetic surgeon made abr/upt, insensitive cracks 
VHCR. J. WhaleIn a candid feature on G. Ramsay, a r/isk’s unavoidable? 
VHCDr E. YoungClippers soon had us leaving home shor/n 

HCs in competition 2040 awarded to:

T. AndersonT. CrowtherB. JonesS. P. Saunders
D. AppletonN. C. DexterA. KnottMr & Mrs G. R. Scott
D. & N. AsplandV. DixonJ. C. LeylandV. Seth
J. BainesW. DreverP. W. MarlowD. P. Shenkin
M. J. BarkerC. D. S. & E. A. FieldDr M. MartinA. J. Shields
G. D. BatesA. G. FlemingI. D. McDonaldM. Sloman
D. BoltonMs J. GoreP. McKennaP. L. Stone
G. BravingtonG. I. L. GraftonRev Prebendary M. R. MetcalfA. J. Varney
Ms B. BussD. R. GregoryC. G. MillinP. P. Voogt
J. A. ButlerJ. GrimesR. A. NortonM. Wainwright
Ms A. CadleD. V. HarryM. OwenT. West-Taylor
D. A. CampbellDr G. L. HeardR. J. PalmerG. H. Willett
C. A. ClarkeMs M. IrvineD. Price JonesR. Zara
P. ColesG. JohnstoneW. Ransome