Azed Competition No. 2131  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2126  |  2135  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2131 Apr 2013DIVES / MALIK Right and Left21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. WarneBoxer has cut mark – head drops, doesn’t survive round 5Ali in mk; V in dies
SecondD. K. ArnottGoes down, ends round five heading for knockout after C. Clay’s big shotV in dies; M. Ali + k
ThirdR. J. HealdArt? Klimt wastes time gallivanting round Austria, time spent in strip jointsA in anag. less t; dives(t); ref. Art M., actor, Gustav K., Austrian artist
VHCM. BarkerOne who has featured in scam, a likely fat-cat, craftily goes to groundhidden; 2 meanings
VHCMs K. BoltonYou get low clubs and diamonds, I have small spades. Hearts of Omar alike, I ownd I’ve s; middle letters; ref. O. Sharif
VHCT. C. BorlandDismal Ikea store boss sounds worried: ‘I’ve surplus stock’hidden; hidden
VHCR. FentemHaving botched milk round one employer runs out of leads for pitchesa in anag.; d(r)ives
VHCDr I. S. FletcherIndian boss exhausted marijuana crop suiting US joints one’s rollingm, a lik(e); 2 meanings
VHCP. F. HendersonOwner’s millions – not quite matching take from various bars?m alik(e); dive(r)s
VHCR. HeskethLapses involving very fat cat owner before breaking milk bottlesv in dies; a in anag.
VHCB. JonesDramatic Art in cinema like ‘Downfall’, chillingly shot in scenes of underground refugehidden; dive + s(hot); ref. Art M., 2004 film re Hitler’s final days
VHCE. C. Lance‘Endless strip joints disfigured centre of Dorking’ – Mail leaderdives(t); anag. incl. k
VHCJ. C. LeylandProprietor possibly makes a milk bar front for Tehran strip jointsanag.; dives(T)
VHCD. F. ManleyGroup inspired by Mahatma, like Indian leader, pitches campaigns, wanting rule done away withhidden; d(r)ives
VHCC. J. MorseOne richly endowed goes down, a figure of authority. Almost maternal?2 meanings; ma-lik(e); ref. death of Lady Thatcher
VHCDr S. J. ShawOriginally Muslim aristocratic leader in Kashmir bars shabbily presented Dervishes if whirling without special order of sherifinitial letters & lit.; anag. less anag.; ref. Muslim mendicant order
VHCP. TaylorServing of korma likely to make Indian who owns seedy pubs a rich manhidden; 2 meanings
VHCR. C. TeutonIndia’s big hitter miles out of form, disheartened Kapil Dev is sadly getting ducksm + anag. less p; anag.; ref. former Indian all-rounder
VHCMrs A. M. WaldenIndian head seen in mahatma-like objects of worship, very Eastern, singular incarnation of opulencehidden; di + v E, s
VHCA. J. WardropIndian who owns a milk round fails to keep very wealthy customeranag.; v in dies
VHCG. H. WillettIndian chief’s country with 1000 islands, not a bad condition for scuba trips, perhapsMali + k; (Mal)dives

HCs in competition 2131 awarded to:

T. AndersonD. FreundK. ManleyP. L. Stone
M. BarleyG. I. L. GraftonP. W. MarlowMrs A. Terrill
J. G. BoothJ. GuiverP. McKennaJ. R. Tozer
Dr J. BurscoughD. V. HarryT. J. MooreyJ. Vincent & R. Porter
C. J. ButlerMrs D. B. JenkinsonR. A. NortonM. Wainwright
B. CheesmanG. JohnstoneD. J. R. OgilvieL. Ward
C. A. ClarkeJ. R. H. JonesR. J. PalmerR. J. Whale
V. DixonJ. P. LesterA. M. PriceA. Whittaker
A. J. DornE. LoobyG. RavenMs B. Widger
W. DreverM. A. Macdonald-CooperN. G. ShippobothamDr E. Young
J. FaircloughW. F. MainI. SimpsonR. Zara