Azed Competition No. 2105  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2100  |  2109  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2105 Oct 2012TITANIC / ICEBERG Overlaps21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstM. BarleyIt being knocked back with curry, extra-large beer is dashed good – cold one requiredit (rev.) + tan; anag. + g
SecondL. WardWhale carrying one ton monster calf maybe starts to give birth, experiencing rather excruciating spasmI t in tan; anag. of first letters
ThirdR. FentemProdigious drunk pronounced a North American cold fish stew ‘good with beer’‘tight’ a N; anag. incl. g
VHCD. CarterColossal movement – it animates to some extent an unemotional person. Ecstasy to a composer!hidden; E + Berg
VHCC. A. ClarkeTime one beat stupendous Wimbledon champion, not defeated initially, an undemonstrative charactert I tan; (Stefan) E(d)berg
VHCP. ColesShowing sex appeal in leather, very large bird knocked back cold fishit in tan; grebe (rev.)
VHCN. ConnaughtonFrigid American bird repelled very big name bonking aroundgrebe (rev.); n at it (rev.)
VHCDr I. S. FletcherCold leaving intact woolly mammoth calf around middle of Siberia, for exampleanag. less c; ber in e.g.
VHCR. J. HealdLacking ingredient central to intoxicants, Red Bull leaves beer gut not as wobblyTit(i)an; bull (adj.); anag. less ut2
VHCR. HeskethHuge boob by one cold and unemotional person for example embracing British Queentit + an; B ER in e.g.
VHCMiss M. IrvineSmall bird hits an enormous hazard at sea – bird goes westtit + an; grebe (rev.)
VHCJ. C. LeylandBoob, an enormous one – calling copper ‘pleb’: Dave finally treated comrade to a rockettit an; anag. of last letters; ref. salad veg & Andrew Mitchell affair
VHCD. F. ManleyTom initially ain’t somehow very great diver somersaulting – woeful sinker in the water?T + anag.; grebe (rev.); ref. T. Daley’s poor start in Olympics diving event
VHCP. W. MarlowObama’s an aloof sort? Polls in electoral battlegrounds evidence Romney gaining considerable national appeal on reflectionfirst letters; nat. it (rev.); ref. US presidential election
VHCM. OwenTug accompanies an enormous cold fish diver brought backtit4 + an; grebe (rev.)
VHCD. PendreyLettuce heart – it’s one great salad ingredient, green mostly, tossed with a drop of balsamict + it + an; anag. incl. b
VHCMrs A. TerrillFilm person of exceptional importance, English composer, one with a reserved mannertitan; E Berg
VHCJ. R. TozerWhaling vessel boarded by irregular force of greens, a variety turned rebel in protection of EarthTA in tin; reb in Ge (all rev.); ref. Greenpeace; for reb = rebel see SOED etc.
VHCMrs A. M. WaldenTerrific finale for concert – it’s by a North European composer, one who’s very coolt + it + a N; E Berg
VHCA. J. WardropGiant bird, one from the east, a diver, a bête noire for marinerstit an; grebe (rev.)
VHCG. H. WillettWretch with endless tales of legendary power recalled bird, mariner’s nemesis when fatally strucktit3 + an(a); grebe (rev.); ref. Ancient Mariner

HCs in competition 2105 awarded to:

T. AndersonJ. GlassonburyM. A. Macdonald-CooperN. G. Shippobotham
D. & N. AsplandG. I. L. GraftonW. F. MainC. M. Steele
M. BarkerJ. GrimesK. ManleyP. L. Stone
C. J. BroughamJ. GuiverD. S. MillerR. C. Teuton
C. J. ButlerD. V. HarryT. J. MooreyK. Thomas
Ms U. CarterP. F. HendersonC. J. MorseJ. Vincent & Ms R. Porter
E. DawidR. J. HooperJ. PearceT. West-Taylor
I. DoakD. HubbleT. RailtonR. J. Whale
W. DreverG. JohnstoneB. RoeC. Williams
C. M. EdmundsE. C. LanceT. RuddDr E. Young
J. FaircloughJ. P. LesterP. Sant