Azed Competition No. 1220  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1216  |  1225  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1220 Oct 1995CASSANDRA normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. AshcroftTragic scandals left axed King Agamemnon’s head: I saw it cominganag. less l + R A
SecondD. R. RobinsonSee girl left ignored – and by Priam (dismissive of odd characters)c (l)ass and (P)r(i)a(m), & lit.
ThirdC. J. BroughamBut I wasn’t caught by equine thing plus soldiers!c ass and RA, & lit.
VHCD. AppletonI —— fire the troops – truly a sister of Hector and Pariscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCW. G. ArnottShe was like a prophetess at the end, in a car and madas s in anag., & lit.; ref. Aeschylus: ‘Agamemnon’
VHCJ. R. BeresfordClairvoyant finds ‘Fool’ an inspiring playing cardass an in anag.
VHCC. M. EdmundsA girl who had vision, as saint D’Arc, but with it rejected, wastedanag. less it
VHCS. GoldieWarners have her on roll as a name performing with little credit – sad!anag. incl. n, cr.
VHCC. R. GumbrellWith horse, and heading for ruin, people came – ignoring meass and r in ca(me), & lit.; people vb
VHCA. HallIssuer of warnings, dismissed as canardsanag.
VHCP. F. HendersonFortune-teller with unbelievable skill giving new reading of cards as one cutsan in anag.
VHCR. JacksShe reveals first indication of ruin in store after earlier introduction of horse-like thingass, r separately in C and A, & lit.
VHCMrs J. MackieOne telling truths that were yet to be treated as canardsanag.
VHCD. F. ManleyThe years pass and process – one’s clued this prophetess, yes?!comp. anag. & lit.; ref. AZ No. 190 – see comments
VHCT. J. MooreyLabour acting darn crass with recipe for unemployment: I predict more doleanag. incl. a, less r
VHCC. J. MorseForecaster who spoke unbelievably about ‘sun, sun and sun again’ca. S S and Ra
VHCR. J. PalmerI issued dire warnings misrepresented as canardsanag.
VHCH. R. SandersMy prognostications are discounted, attacked as canardsanag.
VHCD. A. SimmonsLeading trebles in cast sang dramatically – but no one listened to hercas san dra
VHCK. ThomasSaga’s character telling woeful tale about ship and sunca. SS and Ra; misleading ref. to the Ancient Mariner
VHCJ. R. TozerFool spreading terrible canard? She appeared soass in anag.
VHCR. J. WhaleGirl first seen in Competition Azed some reviews ago – about a thousand, you forgot?(thou)sand in first letters; ref. AZ 190 – see comments

HCs in competition 1220 awarded to:

W. AndersonN. C. DexterE. M. HolroydC. Pearson
M. J. BalfourW. E. DillonR. J. HooperG. Perry
M. J. BathV. DixonN. KesselDr T. G. Powell
S. BestJ. L. EatonF. P. N. LakeD. Price Jones
Mrs K. BissettM. G. ElliottJ. C. LeylandJ. H. Russell
R. E. BootP. S. ElliottC. LovingM. Sanderson
Mrs A. BoyesA. R. EsauC. J. LoweW. J. M. Scotland
A. BrashMrs P. FahyR. K. LumsdonD. P. Shenkin
Rev Canon C. M. BrounDr I. S. FletcherR. M. LutyN. G. Shippobotham
E. J. BurgeDr J. FosterJ. MayR. C. Teuton
B. BurtonH. FreemanK. McDermidS. V. Tiller
W. R. ChalmersM. FreemanP. J. McWeenyD. H. Tompsett
E. A. ClarkeN. C. GoddardG. D. MeddingsA. P. Vincent
M. CoatesE. GomersallC. G. MillinM. H. E. Watson
Ms S. C. CockburnR. R. GreenfieldW. MitchellMrs M. P. Webber
M. CutterR. J. HannamJ. H. MooreJ. S. Williams
E. DawidI. A. HerbertC. J. NapierD. Williamson
R. DeanR. HeskethF. R. PalmerA. J. Willis