Azed Competition No. 1117  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1113  |  1122  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1117 Oct 1993STAMNOS 3 Consecutive Letters20


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. F. ManleySo Greek —— could indefinitely offer more songs, Keats?comp. anag. & lit.; ref. ‘Ode to a Grecian Urn’
SecondF. P. N. LakeOld crock, such as may get stuck (not noted for power!)stamps with no for P
ThirdM. BarleyBroken shards of this: might such not show Odysseus and Agamemnon?anag. of first letters
VHCH. J. BradburyFirst appearing in Mycenae, some type of short necked amphora possibly?anag. of first letters, & lit.
VHCE. J. BurgeOld crock’s sans MOT. Is that in order? Nope?anag.
VHCG. & J. FerrisJar drunk on Samos: time for first drop of ouzoanag. with t for o
VHCDr I. S. FletcherCrock not the first to make SAS?anag. incl. m, & lit.; make = arrive in sight of; SAS = Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries
VHCH. FreemanFirst couplet omitted from Keats manuscript on ‘jar’… this?anag. of (Ke)ats MS on, & lit.
VHCS. GoldieOld crock indefinitely sans MOTanag.
VHCR. R. GreenfieldPitcher’s toss, looking stupid, gets man out, caughtanag. in anag.
VHCC. R. GumbrellSuch, to be filled with what ends thirst, man fashioned back in Athenst + anag. in so + s, & lit.
VHCR. HeskethThe old pitcher from Minnesota’s giving up batting, and having no energy, stumblinganag. less in, E
VHCR. J. HooperAncient jar of Grecian 2000 (half defective) that ruined old Stan’s locksM(M) in anag. incl. o; ref. hair preparation
VHCC. LovingWhat’s a Greek urn? That’s the first bit of corn from Scotsman in varietyanag. less c
VHCR. K. LumsdonWhat’s a Greek urn? Ans:– most you’d define as well offanag.
VHCR. C. MallinsonStone mason burst jarst + anag.
VHCA. J. L. NeillScotsman, ploughing, lets go of cuddy’s head for a jaranag. less c
VHCD. PendreyOld crock stupid Tam’s on loses tail onlyanag. + s; ref. Burns, ‘Tam O’Shanter’
VHCM. SandersonAncient container’s made of defective Samsonite – i.e. splitsanag. less i.e.
VHCD. WilliamsonRandy Matson’s first Olympic throw might have produced thisanag.; ref. US shot-putter

HCs in competition 1117 awarded to:

E. A. BeaulahG. I. L. GraftonD. J. MackayR. Phillips
J. R. BeresfordMrs E. GreenawayH. W. MassinghamM. J. Pinches
Mrs K. BissettJ. F. GrimshawJ. R. C. MichieDr T. G. Powell
Mrs F. A. BlanchardP. F. HendersonC. G. MillinD. Price Jones
C. J. & M. P. ButlerA. W. HillD. MitchellD. R. Robinson
A. L. DennisP. D. HinchliffeT. J. MooreyN. Roper
V. DixonJ. F. JonesA. C. MorrisonR. Stocks
A. J. DornC. W. LaxtonC. J. MorseJ. B. Sweeting
C. M. EdmundsJ. W. LeonardR. S. MorseR. C. Teuton
L. E. EllisJ. C. LeylandK. O’KeeffeA. J. Wardrop
R. A. EnglandJ. D. LockettF. R. PalmerG. Webb
H. J. GodwinM. A. Macdonald-CooperR. J. PalmerR. J. Whale