The Azed Experience

...of Frogman

Clue Words Ė Competition Year 2013/2014

The competition clue words once again with the associated angst...

Azed 2196

 

 

Azed 2191

 

 

Azed 2187

 

 

A word that I canít hear or see without my mind turning immediately to Clovis Sangrail, a leading figure in several of the short stories of Saki.

Azed 2183

 

SANGRAIL

 

16, Normal

Itís a nice length and is constructed in a way that offers mnay possibilities, so the difficulty here is going to be finding a good definition...

Azed 2178

 

PARISON

 

10a, Normal

The dreaded Printerís Devilry has reared its head again. But all one has to do is avoid the obvious and come up with something brilliant...

Azed 2174

 

CHARET

 

14a, Printerís Devilry

Back to normal with a word that has a very clear meaning and some definite possibilities...perhaps...

Azed 2170

 

SAYONARA

 

8d, Normal

Happy Birthday, crossword! The challenge here will be to create two surface readings which both make sense.

Azed 2168

 

CENTURY

 

23a, Lost ĎCí in clue

Following on from DESPERATE in 2,126, another competition clue word (or, in this instance, phrase) which is itself an anagram indicator.

Azed 2165

 

OUT OF ORDER

 

10a, Normal

This seems an interesting sort of word, and a nice length after three consecutive challenges of ten or more letters...

Azed 2161

 

FARRAGO

 

17d, Normal

Another twelve letter solution, though this time a single word, the longest since Ďmistreatmentí (February 2012).

Azed 2157

 

MELODRAMATIC

 

4d, Normal

Two words this month, and not without promise. Surely anythingís got to be better than a customs union?

Azed 2152

 

STUFFED SHIRT

 

1a, Normal

Crikey, thatís a challenging start to the competition year. The first task is going to be finding out exactly what it means...

Azed 2148

 

ZOLLVEREIN

 

13d, Normal