Welcome to Clueless, our informal weekly clue-setting competition.
The idea is to compose a cryptic clue to a given word or phrase.
The winner of the previous week's competition both sets the word to be clued and judges the entries for the current week.
The judge's decision is final and reasons may or may not be given at the judge's discretion. It is customary for the judge to award a virtual prize to the winner.
Multiple entries may be submitted and new competitors are particularly welcome. Please explain your clue if it is particularly devious or convoluted - this will ensure it gets a fair chance!
Clues should be submitted by 06:00 pm UK time on Wednesday, 15th January, with the winner to be announced shortly thereafter.
The answer to be clued is: