Azed Competition No. 2062  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2058  |  2064  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2062 Dec 2011APPLE-KNOCKER normal20


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. HarrisUnder this listing might show up ‘a redneck plonker’comp. anag. & lit.
SecondA. J. WardropIn Topeka ‘plonker’ is, with a touch of coarseness, translated into thiscomp. anag. incl. c, & lit.
ThirdI. D. McDonald‘Lacking adult appeal, confused’ – critic describes Hollywood turkeyanag. less A + knocker; turkey = bad film/dullard
VHCM. BarleyClose to fine hundred, plonker KP is out after a yahooa + anag. incl. e C; ref. Kevin Pietersen
VHCC. A. ClarkeAmerican for coarse, bumbling Peckham plonkeranag. with A for ham; ref. ‘Only Fools and Horses’
VHCDr P. ColesRube dips foreign bread in pork with pecan nutslek in anag.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherTurkey on Broadway – result of cutting article from local critic?(the) Apple knocker
VHCG. I. L. GraftonWild extremes of pressure cause rain and keep outlook all across the pond a dull oneanag. of first and last letters
VHCMs M. IrvineStupid American pickpocket nearly nobbled leaving city groundanag. less anag.
VHCD. F. ManleyAmerican to get peck confused with plonker?A + anag., & lit.; ref. inappropriate kiss
VHCC. G. MillinWally, a Peckham plonker possibly, but not a bad actoranag. less ham
VHCC. J. MorseThe makings of a pen-pal in a thousand? On the contrary, a boor from overseasi.e. k in anag. + ocker, & lit.
VHCA. PlumbApparently pan’s stuck in oven, creating goopapp + knock in leer
VHCW. RansomeAmerican plonker, thick person possibly; in short, thiscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCDr S. J. ShawThis crude hand could be cropper and knuckle-head abroadcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCP. L. StoneHomer, for example, not forthcoming – New York lacking the big hitter(the big) Apple + knocker; ref. H. Simpson; not forthcoming = uncivil
VHCP. TaylorUK ‘plonker’ translated (with space) could be US ‘——comp. anag. & lit.
VHCL. WardBroiling boar with Kentucky people? You bet this rube could go for that (and elk and pork and pecan nuts, too!)comp. anag., anag.
VHCR. J. WhaleWas ‘yankee plonker’ the non-PC translation of this sawney?comp. anag. incl. PC, & lit.
VHCDr E. YoungJobs can’t have been that simple to find in USi.e. Apple knocker; simple n.; ref. Steve Jobs

HCs in competition 2062 awarded to:

T. AndersonV. DixonM. HodgkinD. P. Shenkin
D. K. ArnottW. DreverJ. HoodP. A. Stephenson
D. & N. AsplandC. M. EdmundsR. J. HooperR. C. Teuton
M. J. BarkerA. G. FlemingM. A. Macdonald-CooperK. Thomas
P. BartlamR. GilbertP. W. MarlowJ. R. Tozer
J. BigginJ. GlassonburyRev Prebendary M. R. MetcalfMrs C. Velarde
T. C. BorlandMrs E. GreenawayD. S. MillerJ. Vincent & Ms R. Porter
J. BrignalP. HalseT. J. MooreyMs S. Wallace
Dr J. BurscoughD. HarrisonC. OgilvieN. Warne
B. CheesmanD. V. HarryM. L. PerkinsJ. Waterton
P. ColeR. J. HealdD. Price JonesG. H. Willett
N. ConnaughtonV. HendersonB. RoeD. R. Williams
C. DaffernP. F. HendersonR. J. SharkeyJ. S. Witte