Azed Competition No. 2490  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2486  |  2495  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2490 Mar 2020DREAMSCAPE normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. J. WhaleSpacey image that springs to mind? A sad creep and the end of film careeranag. incl. m; ref. Kevin S.
SecondA. J. WardropPainting by Munch, perhaps version of Scream found in swag robber finally surrenderedanag. in d(r)ape; ref. theft and recovery of famous painting
ThirdJ. GrimesA space reimagined with REM after onset of dormancy?d + anag., & lit.
VHCT. BorlandScene of mystery yielding nothing, puzzled Morse paced about areaa in anag. less 0
VHCN. ConnaughtonRA’s mad piece leaving one baffled?anag. less I, & lit.
VHCW. DreverFantastic show with old-style music finale from Fats Domino?dream2 + s + cape
VHCR. J. HealdWork Marcel Duchamp essayed periodicallyanag. of alternate letters, & lit.; ref. French surrealist painter
VHCL. M. InmanSetting for Quince’s final mad capers?anag. incl. e, & lit.; ref. ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’
VHCJ. C. LeylandIn which see madcap Salvador’s latest work?anag. incl. r, & lit.; ref. S. Dali
VHCM. Lloyd-JonesPerfect start to solar eclipse – over earth an eerie scenedream s cap + E
VHCD. F. ManleyScream’s painted – isn’t —— weird?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCP. McKennaGibbon, say, supporting what leads decline with loads about a vision of unrealityd + reams + c + ape; ref. ‘Decline and Fall’
VHCT. J. MooreyOut of focus speed camera needing repair? That looks like Bosch workanag. less e; ref. Hieronymus B. and B. Security & Safety division
VHCS. RandallMid-repose, wrestling with canvas, I might create this visioncomp. anag. & lit.
VHCT. RuddPea deployed under many sheets pushing into maid’s back – ultimately unrealistic fairytale scene?reams in d c + anag.
VHCA. D. ScottWork of surrealism, perhaps produced by RA, spaced me outanag.
VHCDr S. J. ShawWith this Dali could exhibit metamorphosis to replace Dadaismcomp. anag. & lit.; ref. Surrealism and ‘M. of Narcissus’
VHCI. SimpsonSpaced out? You might see a trio of mermaids on the rocks in thisanag. incl. a mer(maids), & lit.
VHCP. L. StoneFanciful scene – bard’s Bottom foremost of ‘mechanicals’ wearing floppy ears on headd + m in anag. + cape; ref. ‘AMND’
VHCP. TharbyIndistinct picture from faulty speed camera, a bit of evidence to be disregardedanag. less e
VHCJ. R. TozerArresting sight, first seen in dormant head?reams in d cape, & lit.; reams = a great deal
VHCA. WhittakerDali masterpiece arranges it bizarrely, creating composition of this with tigers, inter aliacomp. anag. & lit.; ref. Dali’s ‘Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee’

HCs in competition 2490 awarded to:

D. & N. AsplandDr P. ColesT. LockeW. Ransome
M. BarkerE. DawidC. LovingC. Reid
M. BarleyV. DixonP. W. MarlowN. G. Shippobotham
Ms K. BoltonP. FinanRev Prebendary M. R. MetcalfP. A. Stephenson
Dr J. BurscoughH. FreemanC. G. MillinJ. Vincent & Ms R. Porter
A. & J. CalderG. I. L. GraftonS. J. O’BoyleMrs A. M. Walden
M. CalverleyP. HalseR. J. PalmerMs S. Wallace
P. CargillT. JacobsA. PlumbJ. Waterton
D. CarterG. JohnstoneM. Price