Azed Competition No. 2270  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2265  |  2272  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2270 Dec 2015FENESTRA normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. J. HealdPierce Brosnan feted for playing striking Bondanag. less Bond; ref. J. Bond actor; pierce = perforation
SecondDr I. S. FletcherFootball Association has seen corrupt transactions within coming to lightanag. + tr. in FA; ref. Fifa scandals
ThirdM. HodgkinFree Santa after backside’s left jammed in ventanag. less a
VHCT. AndersonThis (English version) could be an Everest fortecomp. anag. incl. EV, f, & lit.; ref. E. windows
VHCD. AppletonHole in wall gives foreign currency – dreadful ratesfen3 + anag.
VHCM. BarleyOpening presents loudly, dinner finally eaten – the heart of Christmas merrymakingf + anag. incl. r, s
VHCM. ClarkeHead of Ethics covers for Blatter’s rear in dodgy transfer windowanag. with E for r
VHCV. DixonSource of beguiling light Romeo located in east, fancifullyfen + R in anag.; ref. fen-fire, Romeo and Juliet, ii, 2
VHCW. DreverFootballer finally leaves for Spain in busy transfer windowanag. with E for r
VHCC. LovingFar-seen fluttering about Titania’s crown – one spots Moth’s wing perhapsT in anag.
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperOriel say tuition charges must inhibit men or women ultimately with a right to come upn in fees + a rt (rev.)
VHCW. F. MainFollowing eastern twinkling lightf + anag.
VHCD. F. ManleyMale-deprived female overlooking residence – a Romeo turns up beneath this?fe(male) + nest + a R (rev.), & lit.
VHCP. W. MarlowFrance’s foremost art seen in review? Louvre might feature in suchF + anag.
VHCC. G. MillinOx-eye? See English home rather than look among flowersE nest for lo in flora
VHCT. J. MooreyClinical opening leads to electrifying speech after Corbyn’s stern ramblinganag. incl, e, s, n; ref. H. Benn’s Syria speech
VHCW. RansomePlaying Thisbe (principal character) Flute’s edging near Snout’s opening – Wall’s chinkanag. incl. T, F, e, S; ref. MND
VHCT. RuddIn Chartres, we often observe church and tower enlivened with this?comp. anag. incl. ch., & lit.
VHCDr S. J. ShawConstructing rooms with a —— could allow Romans to see farcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCP. A. StephensonOpening for air force base sent to bomb Arab uprisingF + e + anag. + Ar. (rev.)
VHCD. H. TompsettIt could light middle of vestry in ruined faneestr in anag., & lit.
VHCJ. R. TozerIntense RAF strikes in bombing windowanag. less in
VHCA. J. VarneyChange for fare home consumed – hole in the wall requirednest in anag.
VHCMs S. WallaceOpening set: Rafa starts to nail every shot with no end of bravuraanag. incl. n, e less a; ref R. Nadal

HCs in competition 2270 awarded to:

D. K. ArnottC. M. EdmundsS. J. O’BoyleI. Simpson
D. AshbyJ. FaircloughR. J. PalmerB. Solomons
D. & N. AsplandM. J. HanleyM. L. PerkinsP. L. Stone
T. C. BorlandA. H. HarkerR. PerryR. C. Teuton
C. J. BroughamR. JacksA. PlumbS. J. J. Tiffin
Mrs S. BrownE. W. KellyMs F. PlumbA. J. Wardrop
D. A. CampbellJ. P. LesterJ. & A. PriceR. J. Whale
P. CargillJ. LiddleMs L. QueeA. Whittaker
C. A. ClarkeM. LunanS. RandallMs B. Widger
S. L. ClaughtonI. MackintoshN. G. ShippobothamK. J. Williams
A. ColstonP. J. NightingaleC. ShortDr E. Young