Azed Competition No. 2157  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2152  |  2161  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2157 Oct 2013MELODRAMATIC normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. J. MorseOverstrained, semi-declamatory? Yes, that it could becomp. anag. & lit.
SecondD. AppletonChange cream to a mild yellowanag.
ThirdR. J. HealdSuch flicks made actor millions, at the expense of pride?anag. less lions, & lit.
VHCM. BarleyStirring film actor made lacks element of finesse – could be this?anag. less f, & lit.
VHCMs K. BoltonOver-emotional Spice Girl admits renewed male adoration ‘not on’anag. incl. m less on in Mel C
VHCG. BorooahIf gone off, pastrami (cold meat) is not kosher – rather like ham!anag. less past
VHCN. ConnaughtonA calm mediator would be otherwise if thisanag. & lit.
VHCJ. GuiverSensational hit raised cheers in musicalram + ta (rev.) in melodic
VHCB. JonesHow one might describe musical in which villainous character imprisons a maiden?a m in rat in melodic, & lit.
VHCJ. C. LeylandWhat starts off Miliband raving to Dacre, Mail being this?M + anag., & lit.
VHCC. LovingSome claim a red-top’s splashed! —— poses possiblycomp. anag. & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleySuch as may be conveying a moralism, acted hammily?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCJ. R. C. Michie‘Cardamom-lite’ – could that be construed as description of spicy production?anag.
VHCJ. NicholsonTheatrical tailor made claim to clothing queenR in anag.
VHCM. OwenNo —— performing could portray moderation and calmcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCDr T. G. PowellCalm moderation in play is ——? Nocomp. anag. & lit.
VHCW. RansomeDilemma actor suffers: excessively theatrical or crudely sentimental?anag.
VHCDr S. J. ShawActress once wrestling with dilemma might create such scenescomp. anag. & lit.
VHCJ. Vincent & R. PorterDim male actor ludicrously O.T.T. on the stageanag.
VHCMrs A. M. WaldenDim male actor raving might appear thusanag. & lit.
VHCN. WarneA Time Lord ham acting badly gives a —— night!comp. anag. & lit.; ref. ‘Dr Who’
VHCR. J. WhaleInvolving extremes of emotion, this – a term associated with old cinema, perhapscomp. anag. incl. e, n, & lit.
VHCG. H. WillettTear-jerking musical about king and childminder rejecting him at first, finally compliantR + ama(H) + t in melodic; ref. ‘The King and I’

HCs in competition 2157 awarded to:

T. AndersonJ. GlassonburyG. LongbottomT. Rudd
D. K. ArnottG. I. L. GraftonM. A. Macdonald-CooperP. L. Stone
D. & N. AsplandMrs E. GreenawayW. F. MainMrs A. Terrill
M. J. BarkerP. HalseG. MakerR. C. Teuton
P. BartlamA. H. HarkerK. ManleyL. Toole
J. G. BoothD. V. HarryP. W. MarlowJ. R. Tozer
C. J. ButlerL. M. InmanL. F. MarzillierA. J. Varney
P. CargillG. JohnstoneC. G. MillinMs S. Wallace
M. CoatesJ. R. H. JonesT. J. MooreyL. Ward
P. T. CrowL. KeetT. D. NichollA. J. Wardrop
V. DixonE. C. LanceM. L. PerkinsS. & J. Willis
W. DreverJ. P. LesterR. PerryDr E. Young
C. D. S. & E. A. FieldJ. A. LiddleN. Roper