Azed Competition No. 2595  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2591  |  2599  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2595 Mar 2022FIFTY YEARS normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. C. LeylandShowing no end of invention, smart X’s successor held in reverence with ‘special’ for golden occasion(n)ifty + Y in fear + s; X = Ximenes
SecondR. J. HealdNumber passed by smart successor to X, held in awe by solvers primarily(n)ifty Y in fear + s, & lit.
ThirdJ. R. TozerAs long as Azed’s been setting, what complete my Sunday are stiff puzzlesanag. incl. y, y
VHCM. BarleyX’s successor’s devilish era observed in Sunday’s latest stiff ‘special’Y + anag. in anag. incl. y, & lit.
VHCT. C. BorlandNotable innings, a half-century from Yorkshire’s opener, thwarting fiery fast bowlingy in anag.
VHCA. BrashI’ll join in feast for X’s successor, twice arranged – no ordinary tenure, his!anag. incl. Y, Y less o
VHCC. J. BroughamLustre tenfold gained by ultimate in tricky yet fair puzzling with signal frequencyanag. incl. y and SF; lustre2
VHCN. ConnaughtonX’s successor’s truly arresting ‘annual return’ with fine independent newspaperf I FT  + Y + AR in yes, & lit.
VHCE. DawidAzed’s span – works of art? FYI yes – nothing lessanag. less 0
VHCW. DreverAzed’s latest milestone? Signify half-century exuberantly with special lunching outanag. less anag.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherSpanning run, one ends in worthy anniversary puzzle, stiff to crackr in anag. incl. a, y, y, e, & lit.
VHCH. FreemanWhat’d stay Fiery Fred’s opening burst? A ‘composed’ half-centuryanag. incl. f; ref. F. S. (Freddie) Trueman
VHCG. I. L. GraftonYes, I try and fathom Azed’s head, following puzzles he’s set so longanag. incl. f, A, f
VHCJ. HoodFine, stylish, needing no introduction – and certainly entertaining unlimited fare for half a centuryf (n)ifty + (f)ar(e) in yes
VHCM. Lloyd-JonesJubilate for this fellow – and fair yet deceptive special, cracked by the end of SundayF + y in anag. + s
VHCD. F. ManleyWe’ll have festival for ye, X’s successor, recollecting —— with lovecomp. anag. incl. Y, & lit.
VHCW. RansomeLooking back from the beginnings, sometimes recondite, always engaging, yes you triggered fun, providing golden timefirst letters + if (all rev.)
VHCDr S. J. ShawUnorthodox openers in youthful Yorkshire eleven’s first innings race to another strikingly fast half-centuryanag. of first letters
VHCI. SimpsonFine half-century is hit, fancy lunch being held with successor to X centre stage, such is his milestonef + Y in anag. less anag.; held = restrained
VHCR. C. TeutonExtraordinary term of his forte, the ultimate in trickery, yet fairanag. incl. s, f, y, & lit.
VHCJ. Vincent & Ms R. PorterHalf a century? FYI yr feat’s staggering!anag.
VHCL. Ward Golden period in cryptic art starts in seventy-two, impresses, fittingly extends for yonks and yonksanag. incl. first letters
VHCA. J. WardropFast, fiery batting with Crawley finally making a half-century anag. incl. y; ref. Zak C.
VHCT. West-TaylorSignify half-century for this setter lavishly lunching out?anag. less anag., & lit.

HCs in competition 2595 awarded to:

T. AndersonC. A. ClarkeT. D. NichollMrs A. M. Walden
D. AppletonM. CoatesA. PlumbR. J. Whale
D. K. ArnottA. GerrardD. Price JonesD. Whisstock
D. & N. AsplandJ. GrimesJ. M. ReesA. Whittaker
M. J. BarkerA. H. HarkerT. RuddG. H. Willett
Mrs S. BrownM. JordanS. SaundersK. & J. Wolff
Dr J. BurscoughP. W. MarlowJ. SmailesR. Zara
J. A. ButlerL. F. MarzillierP. A. Stephenson 
D. CarterK. MilanP. L. Stone 
A. G. ChamberlainT. J. MooreyK. Thomas