Azed Competition No. 2512  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2508  |  2517  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2512 Aug 2020OSCITATE normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. M. EdmundsSignal need of a nap – crack Ascot tip that doesn’t finish last in raceanag. less p + e
SecondP. W. MarlowScott and those fronting ill-fated Antarctic expedition after struggling show exhaustion?anag. incl. first letters
ThirdP. McKennaGape as graves do – as cited to change yielding deadanag. less d; ref. ‘Much Ado about Nothing’ 5.3.19
VHCT. AndersonDo I, comatose taking a moment rising, start to tiredly ——?anag. less mo (rev.) incl. t, & lit.
VHCD. AppletonAt Cosi teen half-stifled perplexed yawnanag. less en
VHCD. & N. AsplandRing’s beginning in comfort – I bet that audience ultimately will be stifling a yawnO’s + c + I + a in last letters
VHCM. BarleyPossibly act so, with it getting close to bedtimeanag. + e, & lit.
VHCT. C. BorlandAct so struggling over Parade’s End, finding it boringit in anag. + e; ref. Ford Madox Ford novels
VHCMrs S. BrownExpressing liberal energy, coal tits acrobatically catch flies perhapsanag. less L incl. E
VHCDr I. S. FletcherIntimacy in kiss, heart going to signify need for bed?it in osc(ul)ate
VHCR. J. HealdIgnoring the odds, big city store wants desperately to be fully openanag. of alternate letters
VHCM. Lloyd-JonesShow you’re ready for bed? It’s ace to get friskyanag.
VHCA. PlumbToastiest cot prepared – it could make tots ——comp. anag. & lit.
VHCW. RansomeAct One’s lively, but not new – it’s boring, making you this?it in anag. less n
VHCT. RuddFloppy tom cat, not a little motheaten, is first of Emily’s characters to exhibit sleepinessanag. less m + E; ref. Bagpuss
VHCDr S. J. ShawIt’s intrinsic to act so, possibly with ennui’s onsetit in anag. + e, & lit.
VHCD. P. ShenkinMight tedious raconteuse make rude one (us) ——?comp. anag. & lit.
VHCP. TharbyA Scottie awfy gauntanag.; gaunt2
VHCJ. R. Tozer—— colourfully? With a bit of embellishment, ‘to cat’ isanag. incl. e, & lit.; ref. ‘technicolour yawn’
VHCJ. Vincent & Ms R. PorterExtermination initially after very large attic infested – one tends to do this when boring creatures are presentos + anag. + e
VHCR. J. WhaleCraftily act so tired, tip for each of newly-wed pair missing out?anag. less d, r, & lit.; ref. honeymooners’ bedtime excuse
VHCA. WhittakerBroadcast sitcom repeat, over and over? That would make poor me ——comp. anag. incl. o o, & lit.

HCs in competition 2512 awarded to:

J. G. BoothDr P. ColesM. HodgkinC. M. Steele
R. BowdenN. ConnaughtonJ. C. LeylandP. L. Stone
A. BrashE. DawidM. LunanR. C. Teuton
C. J. BroughamV. DixonD. F. ManleyT. Valsamidis
D. CarterW. DreverJ. R. C. MichieMs S. Wallace
A. G. ChamberlainH. FreemanC. OgilvieL. Ward
C. A. ClarkeG. I. L. GraftonS. J. O’BoyleA. J. Wardrop
T. ClementJ. GrimesR. J. PalmerG. H. Willett
M. CoatesA. H. HarkerN. G. ShippobothamK. & J. Wolff