Azed Competition No. 100  Azed Slip  |  ◀  97  |  105  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
100 Jan 1974CENTENARIAN normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. F. ManleyAn ancient the Queen may get excitedanag. incl. ER, & lit.; ref. Royal telegram
SecondR. H. AdeyAm able to receive that letter from the Queen at last, aren’t I excited!en + anag. in can, & lit.; ref. Royal telegram
ThirdF. D. H. AtkinsonYou deserve congratulations, old man. You’ll hardly find an ancienteranag.
VHCW. G. ArnottWhat Azed has become, by squaring X?2 mngs.; 100 = 102; X = Ximenes
VHCE. A. BeaulahDespatched a creature of the air, we hear: the Ancient Mariner?‘sent an airy ’un’
VHCF. L. BootDevil reincarnate right away given name – Azed? Yes, because of his puzzlesanag. less r + n
VHCRev C. M. BrounThis man’s 100 puzzles entrance at least one Scotanag. + Ian
VHCC. O. ButcherWith what puzzles I entrance – one, Azed, about no. 3,700?anag. + an; i.e. puzzle no. by time of Azed’s centenary
VHCMrs M. P. Craine‘Letters latent’ within earn ancient epithet for Azed prematurelyanag.
VHCA. J. CrowSome will greet him, wrinkled, ancient – Queen Elizabeth, oneanag. incl. ER + an; ref. Royal telegram
VHCR. R. GreenfieldInane canter upset e.g. the one-hoss shayanag.; ref. O. W. Holmes, ‘The Deacon’s Masterpiece’
VHCD. V. HarryAn ancient who’s received Her Majesty’s blessinganag. incl. ER; ref. Royal telegram; bless3 = beat, wound
VHCA. HodgsonAncient near his Maker?anag. & lit.
VHCE. M. HornbyMy landmark is due to innate care and never, not ever, getting ruffledanag. incl. n(ever)
VHCC. H. HudsonLabuntur anni, involving disintegration of an erect old chapanag. in anag.; ‘the years glide by’ (Horace: Odes 2.14)
VHCP. HurstI canter with Anne, newly dressed – with ‘three up’ I have the Queen’s congratulationsanag.; ref. Capt. M. Phillips, 3 pips or figures
VHCF. G. IllingworthI’m probably playing my last part – witness an entrance I muffedanag.; ref. AYLI, Seven Ages of Man
VHCDr P. D. KingAmiss can entertain, once Trinidad’s opener’s off: he’s started on second hundred alreadyanag. less T; ref. Dennis A., cricketer
VHCJ. R. KirbyAncient mortal, inherently born in a different eran in anag. in anag., & lit.; mortal = very drunk
VHCC. G. MillinI can learn, though no beginner, to do without X – and I’m a very old stagerten in anag. less l; X = Ximenes
VHCF. R. PalmerOne to make an entrance, I – in the last scene of all?anag.; ref. AYLI, Seven Ages of Man
VHCJ. B. SweetingI receive the royal greeting; in a whirl, I canter with Anneanag.; ref. Royal telegram, Princess A.
VHCMrs M. P. WebberAncient extraordinary – parting could be nearanag. in anag., & lit.

HCs in competition 100 awarded to:

M. AdamsMrs J. O. FullerMrs P. K. M. OakeshottM. D. Speigel
C. Allen BakerF. D. GardinerMiss M. J. PatrickJ. R. Stocks
T. AndersonDr B. GreerW. H. PegramJ. G. Stubbs
Dr G. B. ArrowsmithA. J. HillM. L. PerkinsL. E. Thomas
M. J. BalfourMrs N. JarmanF. H. W. PetersG. A. Tomlinson
Dr J. G. BoothMiss R. M. KettlewellC. J. B. PowellM. J. Venning
J. A. BulleyA. D. LeggeT. L. PriceRev C. D. Westbrook
E. J. BurgeC. J. LoweMrs G. RajkowskaA. R. Wheatley
D. A. H. ByattB. ManvellK. ReedB. C. Wilcox
R. S. CaffynH. S. MasonW. RodgersMrs M. K. R. Wood
A. H. P. CardenD. P. M. MichaelH. R. SandersS. E. Woods
B. J. R. CareyC. J. MorseA. D. ScottDr R. L. Wynne
Mrs J. M. CritchleyW. G. H. MylesP. R. ScottW. J. Youngson
A. L. DennisD. S. NagleN. E. Sharp 
A. L. FreemanM. NewmanMrs B. Simmonds