Azed Cup Winning Clues in 2020

1945 … 1950 … 1955 … 1960 … 1965 … 1970  1971 
1972 … 1975 … 1980 … 1985 … 1990 … 1995 … 2000 … 2005 … 2010 … 2015 … 2018  2019  2020 

    DateClue wordWinnerClueExplanation
2482JanVOX POPC. A. ClarkeA focus group could supply this very neat reportv ox pop
2486FebBRUHAHAR. J. HealdBaron Hardup merrily gives away daughter, Prince becoming husband by end of Cinderella pantomimeanag. incl. B less d, with h for P + a
2490MarDREAMSCAPER. J. WhaleSpacey image that springs to mind? A sad creep and the end of film careeranag. incl. m; ref. Kevin S.
2495AprBUNGJ. C. LeylandBursting out of stir after screw’s given bribe?bursting less anag.
2500MayESPAGN(OLETTE STRENG)THENER (Half and Half)G. H. WillettThe uncanny faculty, the number and range staggering – what makes you better and better? What’s the catch?ESP + anag. incl. n
2504JunUPBEATD. F. ManleyWhat hand is raised for – needing pee, about to burst, wanting the loo ultimately?anag. less e, o
2508JulCHARACTER (Misprints)T. J. MooreyA daily performance is getting on flipping maskmark; char act + re (rev.); ref. social distancing
2512AugOSCITATEC. M. EdmundsSignal need of a nap – crack Ascot tip that doesn’t finish last in raceanag. less p + e
2517SepLITERATIMDr S. J. ShawWorking on ancient codex thus could give one identical Romanic textcomp. anag. & lit.
2521OctCHAMBERSR. J. WhaleAfter puzzling becomes hard, get this alongside OED?comp. anag. & lit.
2525NovPLACITUMM. BarleyDecision still not finalised, Trump sees Republican power slipping awayplaci(d) + T(r)um(p)