Azed Competition No. 2272  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2270  |  2274  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2272 Xmas 2015SNOWMOBILE normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. J. BroughamSaint with twinkling humour carrying present in sleighnow in S mo bile
SecondD. K. ArnottWombles’ No. 1 hit is perfect vehicle for Tomsk?anag.; ref. Wombles character, Siberian town
ThirdE. C. LanceOne’s bothered about BMW – oil needing to be changed for transport in arctic regionsanag. in anag.
VHCM. BarleyTransport an Eskimo will be sat on (not like Santa, somehow)anag. less anag., & lit.
VHCT. C. BorlandI pass over flakes after sprinkling some in bowlanag.
VHCD. V. HarryNear the poles, below zero, I’m versatile transportS, N + anag. incl.0, & lit.
VHCR. J. HealdSimoon blew off course vehicle highly unsuited to desert conditionsanag.
VHCE. LoobyIce machine, perhaps, crushing some in bowlanag.
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperNothing disrupts flourishing women’s lib drive in hostile climate0 in anag.
VHCP. W. MarlowVehicle for Whistler, say – some oil applied with touches in beautifully wrought nocturnesanag. incl. b, w, n; ref. Whistler, painter & Canadian ski resort
VHCR. J. PalmerWhat could transport be in Oslo round winter months primarily?w, m in anag., & lit.
VHCA. PlumbTransport some own to cross peaks of bitter Inuit landb, I, l in anag., & lit.
VHCDr T. G. PowellBoon with miles left in a mush?anag. incl. w, & lit.
VHCP. SantRemote parts of Saskatchewan below zero – I’m deployedS, n + anag. incl. 0, & lit.
VHCDr S. J. ShawManoeuvring with skis, this may give Eskimo bliss on first sign of winter!comp. anag. incl. w, & lit.
VHCC. ShortBoth poles below zero? I’m doubtful this could get me to eitherS, N + anag. incl. 0
VHCP. L. StoneTransport eskimo will be on to be like this, perhapscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCMs S. WallaceSled that’s powered by oil – some new model with bits of Yamaha engine stripped outanag. less Y, e
VHCA. J. WardropSome bowling – not good, erratic – from which sledgers might get mileageanag. less g
VHCR. J. WhaleOman’s first women’s lib gathering? Form of advancement unlikely to catch on thereanag. incl. O
VHCG. H. WillettFor today’s Arctic explorer, might jumping into this set bowels in motioncomp. anag.
VHCA. J. YoungNew blooms I cultivated one winter transport me in bowl so cleverly arrangeddouble anag.

HCs in competition 2272 awarded to:

J. BrownJ. GrimesK. ManleyP. Taylor
A. & J. CalderM. J. HanleyRev Prebendary M. R. MetcalfJ. R. Tozer
P. CargillD. HarrisJ. R. C. MichieP. Tozer
A. G. ChamberlainC. & C. HintonK. MilanJ. Vincent & Ms R. Porter
M. ClarkeM. HodgkinT. J. MooreyMrs A. M. Walden
P. A. DaviesJ. C. LeylandG. PerryL. Ward
C. M. EdmundsJ. LiddleR. PerryA. Whittaker
J. FaircloughC. LovingT. RuddDr E. Young
Dr I. S. FletcherM. LunanI. Simpson 
E. FrenchB. MacreamoinnC. M. Steele 
G. I. L. GraftonD. F. ManleyP. A. Stephenson