Azed Cup Winning Clues in 2019

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    DateClue wordWinnerClueExplanation
2430JanCLERIHEWM. BarleyQuirky couplets of rhyme celebrating well-known lifeanag. of initial letter pairs, & lit.
2434FebSTONKEREDMrs A. M. WaldenParalytic strokes mostly end badlyanag. less s
2438MarMONTE DI PIETÀR. J. PalmerLiberal loans with this could be arranged by old-time Neapolitanscomp. anag. incl. L, & lit.
2443AprERATHEM (Printer’s Devilry)E. C. LanceIn Mozart’s op/inion, Figaro must outwit his master 
2447MayCONGENERM. HodgkinLeave campaign’s right wing and European right like birds of a feathercongé + n, E, r
2451JunCAPUTI. SimpsonMontero gets place for parking here?cap with put for P, & lit.; ref. Mitsubishi M.
2456JulTRACTOR / TORMINAL (Overlaps)R. J. HealdHunt losing backing might help us till normality restored, avoiding unseemly Tory gripingtrac(k); till3; anag. less anag.; ref. Jeremy H., Conservative leadership race
2460AugTWEETM. BarleyPost we put on net (there’s no Chambers entry for noun)post we net less pos n, & lit.; ref. entry in C.
2464SepBRAINPOWERM. BarkerThis country’s losing it – report of impact on the Queen is what gets us all thinkingBr(it)ain + pow + ER
2469OctGUDDLE (Spoonerisms)R. J. HealdSunday’s Mass beginning to grate forces Catholic to leave foldSandy’s muss; g for C in cuddle; fold = embrace
2473NovINTERPLAYJ. R. TozerExchanges per litany?anag. & lit.; i.e. call-and-response
2477DecSPRAT-WEATHERD. F. ManleyWhat pets are for ultimately – uncertain period extending a bit beyond Christmas Day!anag. incl. r; ref. ‘A pet is not just for Christmas’
2480XmasSTOCKING FILLERSDr S. J. ShawI reckon small gifts expressing the essence of Xmas can constitute theseanag. less ma, & lit.