Azed Competition No. 1672  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1667  |  1676  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1672 Jun 2004IMPASTOS Spoonerisms23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. J. BroughamDerby ought to let in tearaway equinedauby art; to in imp ass
SecondN. ConnaughtonPiers heavily tainted when taken in by rogue photos? Not half!tiers … painted; as in imp (pho)tos; ref. P. Morgan
ThirdT. D. NichollNo day so damp; it’s unusual – hence layers of dewdense … hue; anag. less d
VHCD. ArthurThey’ve hatched clues, on retirement: a drunk, an idiot, and me!clatched hues; sot sap mi (all rev.); me2
VHCJ. R. BeresfordOne twitching spots first pair of mallards, hears of smewsmears of hue; I + anag. incl. ma
VHCRev Canon C. M. BrounSaint played on devil on a drunken fellow’s backpaints laid on; imp a + sot’s (rev.)
VHCE. J. BurgeTough for the state when bombing stops aimstuff for the Tate; anag.; ref. plans for new government in Iraq
VHCG. CuthbertTechniques of tart with emperor: ‘I’m tops, dancing with sex appeal’art with tempera; I’m + anag. incl. SA
VHCT. J. DonnellyLobby glares resulting from one MP’s admitting ‘wild oats’globby layers; anag. in I MP’s
VHCH. FreemanBricklayers using this’ll initially stop making Tower of Pisa wobble!thick layers using bristle; anag. incl. s, m, T, o
VHCJ. P. GuiverAles, perhaps, providing relief in lawyers having to break endless deadlockoils … layers; to in impass(e)
VHCR. HeskethMission’s tedium’s over, so I’m excited about itTitian’s mediums; past in anag.
VHCJ. C. LeylandWhat wouldn’t go down well with Strine folks? It’s a Pom’s whingeingfine strokes; anag.
VHCR. K. LumsdonGinger tom passing, up to no good, orbs dartydaubs arty; anag. less ng
VHCD. F. ManleyOutstanding ears contributing to smart miss, a top modelsmears … art; anag.
VHCC. J. MorseI’m dad to returning boozers, generously dubbed ‘callers’daubed colours; I’m pa + sots (rev.)
VHCM. L. PerkinsPints in pails – as served in one million decorated potspaints in piles; as in I m + anag.
VHCG. PerryKeats on dope? That’s amiss – pot not in order!coats on deep; anag.
VHCD. A. SimmonsBints tilt up tams adjusted with poise, mostlytints built up; anag. incl. pois(e)
VHCJ. R. TozerOT (passim) is about raised and humbled Jews?jumbled hues; anag.
VHCA. J. WardropI’m to change, embracing Tony (not half), Ken emotesmany coats; I’m + To(ny) in pass; ref. T. Blair, K. Livingstone
VHCG. H. WillettOne on top of another, dollops of ale point to being in endless jamoil paint; to in impass(e)
VHCDr E. YoungCoin pi mots, as Saint Paul heaped on them?paint’s all; anag.

HCs in competition 1672 awarded to:

D. AndersonE. CrossP. HeffernanC. W. Thomas
D. AppletonN. C. DexterM. HodgkinK. Thomas
M. BarleyV. DixonG. JohnstoneMrs J. E. Townsend
P. BartlamC. M. EdmundsT. J. MooreyM. Wainwright
E. A. BeaulahA. S. EverestD. J. R. OgilvieMs S. Wallace
T. C. BorlandA. G. FlemingD. Price JonesM. H. E. Watson
Dr J. BurscoughM. GoodliffeW. RansomeR. J. Whale
B. BurtonR. R. GreenfieldD. R. RobinsonP. O. G. White
C. J. & M. P. ButlerC. R. GumbrellH. R. SandersD. C. Williamson
A. G. ChamberlainR. HaddockD. P. ShenkinA. J. Young
M. CoatesD. V. HarryN. G. Shippobotham 
M. J. CorlettJ. HastieP. L. Stone