Azed Competition No. 1000  Azed Slip  |  ◀  995  |  1004  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1000 Jul 1991ONE THOUSAND normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. F. ManleyThe Sun. No. specially launched with a doanag. & lit.; ref. AZ 1000 lunch
SecondR. K. LumsdonWhat Azed’s up to’s concealing ode – a hunt’s onanag.
ThirdG. H. WillettNo Huston should be confused with a de Milleanag.; ref. film directors
VHCK. J. AbbottWhat are AZ’s puzzles up to now? Here’s another, sound in composition (and not Crowther’s last!)anag. less r
VHCJ. AbernethyM1 Junction? Drive round it!one T + SA in hound
VHCM. BarleyHick, outshone by England’s three tailenders – score in fifties requiredanag. + a, n, d; 20 × 50; ref. Graham H.
VHCC. J. BroughamMillenary is not on upper-class heads going racinganag. incl. U; cf. millinery
VHCV. DixonA grand total! You must be girt with singular firmness of characterthou between one and sand
VHCB. FrancoAzed’s great total and he’s not out – batting with no sign of tiringanag. less t
VHCB. GreerProduct of ’91 and X’s successor, it’s just passed byi.e. 91 × 11 = 1,001
VHCP. F. HendersonA grand Azed puzzle? Note excited addict tackling itanag. + SA in hound
VHCJ. HorwoodRah! Cheer Azed. This is threatening to Haroun and Scheherezadecomp. anag. & lit.; ref. 1001 Nights
VHCK. W. JohnsonNo. done thus far, diverse, frequently outstandinganag. less fr. & lit.
VHCF. P. N. LakeI.e. what he’s done. Anon, to astound us, he may make twice that with ease!comp. anag. & lit.
VHCT. J. MooreyA number just honoured with zest could be our Jonathan’s first ——!comp. anag. & lit.
VHCC. J. MorseHow much Azed has contributed to the Observer – and Oxford University hasn’t done badly, tooanag. incl. OU
VHCR. A. MostynA milestone for Azed – an ace with puzzling hand-outsone + anag.
VHCR. F. NaishM1 has no U turns between either side of the roadone + anag. in t, d
VHCR. J. PalmerPresent output of Azed, primarily sound puzzling, following on the cryptic power of Xanag. + anag. incl. A; 1000 = 103
VHCR. PhillipsUniversal invested in shoot, Anne wound up dead: thus her days are numberedU in anag. + d; ref. film ‘Anne of the Thousand Days’
VHCM. RichNth done cryptically – enthralled composer forgets beginning(S)ousa in anag.
VHCA. J. WardropHe’s out? No – bats on and makes a very big scoreanag. + and
VHCDr E. YoungSo many are impressed as Azed runs off another sound puzzleanag. less r; impress = print

HCs in competition 1000 awarded to:

D. R. AppletonDr V. G. I. DeshmukhC. L. JonesD. Price Jones
Mrs G. M. BarkerN. C. DexterA. LawrieD. R. Robinson
M. J. BarkerP. DrummondJ. C. LeylandT. E. Sanders
Dr P. M. J. BennettJ. R. du ParcqC. J. LoweW. J. M. Scotland
Mrs K. BissettM. EarleM. A. Macdonald-CooperMrs E. J. Shields
Mrs A. BoyesR. A. EnglandD. J. MackayG. Smith
Mrs A. BradfordC. J. FeetenbyP. W. MarlowD. M. Stanford
Rev Canon C. M. BrounMrs C. FirminH. W. MassinghamP. A. Stephenson
J. M. BrownDr I. S. FletcherG. D. MeddingsJ. B. Sweeting
E. J. BurgeH. FreemanJ. R. C. MichieD. Tompsett
C. J. & M. P. ButlerS. GaskellA. C. MorrisonMrs M. Vincent
Mrs M. J. CansfieldS. GoldieJ. J. MurthaMs J. Ward
G. P. ConwayJ. F. GrimshawA. NashJ. F. N. Wedge
M. D. CookeR. HaddockG. M. NeighbourJ. West
D. J. Dare-PlumptonJ. HendersonF. R. PalmerMrs B. J. Widger
E. DawidV. G. HendersonC. PearsonD. Williamson
R. DeanP. D. HinchliffeF. Pender 
R. V. DeardenR. J. HooperMrs A. Phillips