Azed Competition No. 2547  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2543  |  2551  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2547 Apr 2021FILATORY normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstP. ColesFay trio with line in weaving? One spins threadanag. incl. l; ref. the three Fates
SecondM. BarleySpin line of yarn with it (obscure noun)anag. incl. l less n, & lit.
ThirdA. J. WardropWhat might provide fine bespoke tailor with foremost of yarns?f + anag.+ y, & lit.
VHCT. C. BorlandIt may produce woof with wag of tail on your returninganag. + yr (rev.); woof1
VHCC. A. ClarkeMisguided royal tiff not finished – I’m employed in spinning a lineanag. less f; ref. Sussexes
VHCN. ConnaughtonSource of yarn or line if at workanag. incl. y, l, & lit.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherAt heart of mill source of yarn for weaving?anag. incl. il, y, & lit.
VHCA. GerrardWhat makes elements of the cloth obnoxious for laity?anag.
VHCR. J. HealdYarn-spinner follows one boring story with another, ignoring call for hushI in flat + (st)ory; story2
VHCM. HodgkinPriti’s latest to appear swathed in Union Jack? Government’s yielding to Conservative spin machinei in flag with Tory for g; ref. P. Patel
VHCJ. C. LeylandFail miserably, judge accepting nowt? Heald could keep in line anything I produce!anag. + 0 in try; ref. RJH; see heddle in C.
VHCD. F. ManleyClotho – maiden fairly frantic? This old machine could be the answer!comp. anag. & lit.; ref. the Fates
VHCT. J. MooreyWith focus on Harry leaving, royal rift gets broadcast that spun a lineanag. less r; ref. Oprah Winfrey interview
VHCW. RansomeFail to get upset over person in party machine spinninganag. + Tory
VHCDr S. J. ShawThere could be no idle rotary shaft when spinning threads on thiscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCA. J. ShieldsSpinner’s profitably deployed, having dismissed Pope and Buttler initiallyanag. less P, B; ref. England cricketers
VHCN. G. ShippobothamThis might be loud and oily with thread regularly being spunf + anag. incl. alternate letters, & lit.
VHCP. L. StoneSpinner of yarn spouting old lot of airy rubbishanag. less o
VHCR. C. TeutonI’m capable of producing many a clue to fail miserably year roundanag. + yr (rev.); clue2
VHCJ. Vincent & Ms R. PorterLots of admirable yarn could be spun to make albs with a modern ——comp. anag. & lit.
VHCJ. D. WalshI try foal, unbridled, and perhaps a muleanag.
VHCK. & J. WolffFind such a machine caught throstler’s head in poorly lit factorycomp. anag. incl. c, t, & lit.

HCs in competition 2547 awarded to:

T. AndersonW. DreverP. McKennaMrs A. M. Walden
D. AppletonG. I. L. GraftonC. G. MillinMs S. Wallace
D. & N. AsplandE. HallC. OgilvieL. Ward
C. J. BroughamA. H. HarkerD. Price JonesN. Warne
A. & J. CalderS. HicksT. RuddD. Whyte
A. G. ChamberlainJ. HoodA. D. ScottG. H. Willett
M. CoatesM. JordanC. Short 
Ms S. CurranM. Lloyd-JonesP. A. Stephenson 
V. DixonP. W. MarlowJ. R. Tozer