Azed Competition No. 1232  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1229  |  1234  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1232 Xmas 1995The world is too much with us; late and soon Anagram29


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstRev Canon C. M. Broun“Deus Homo Natus Est” – choir will do that now. 
SecondM. J. BathOdd, William, how that sour sonnet touches. 
ThirdP. WhiteO, who wouldn’t shout a Christmastide ‘Noel!’? 
VHCM. BarleySon – out in some low hut to which star’d lead? 
VHCMrs A. BoyesRude hotel to oust woman with child on ass. 
VHCMrs A. R. Bradford‘White Christmas’ won’t do – shout a loud ‘Noel’. 
VHCE. J. BurgeO star! Was it thou who so led men unto Child? 
VHCMrs M. J. CansfieldAt Christmas, should we do without Noel? No! 
VHCP. A. CashTo clue this, should I do harm to a W. W. sonnet? 
VHCC. A. ClarkeNicholson must hate what Tories would do. 
VHCJ. CrampseyChristmas to dawn white; O shout loud Noel! 
VHCD. B. CrossWho’ll suit red costume with hood on – Santa? 
VHCG. CummingWe should do without Noel on at Christmas! 
VHCN. C. DexterInn without dual rooms has to let cowshed. 
VHCR. R. GreenfieldWho aims not to salute the wondrous child? 
VHCJ. F. GrimshawWhite-out around Scottish lowland homes. 
VHCC. R. GumbrellA wise lot must not show a child unto Herod. 
VHCJ. HarringtonWe should not do Christmas without a noel. 
VHCV. G. HendersonOld ode – I show Man’s lost touch with Nature. 
VHCE. M. HolroydNow dosh-mad toil with nature loses touch. 
VHCJ. C. LeylandHoliest child, thou wast wonderous to man. 
VHCD. F. ManleyMother-in-law would toss Di out – can she, tho’? 
VHCH. W. MassinghamHow starlit – an outhouse – ’mid the cold snow! 
VHCC. J. MorseO how ‘I want to sell’ hounded out Christmas! 
VHCMrs H. RogersHonour two old lines that teach us wisdom. 
VHCP. L. StoneDi let us in on lots; how that charm wooed us! 
VHCJ. R. TozerWe should not do without a Christmas ‘Noel’. 
VHCA. P. VincentCows out in the stall adore him – now do thus. 
VHCP. J. WagstaffeShout loud ‘Noel’; ‘A White Christmas’ won’t do! 

HCs in competition 1232 awarded to:

E. A. BeaulahR. A. EnglandR. E. KimmonsMrs E. J. Shields
R. C. BellDr I. S. FletcherE. C. LanceD. J. Short
C. J. BlanksG. A. FowlerD. T. R. LawsonA. J. Sobey
C. BoydP. D. GaffeyM. C. LeafMs M. Stokes
H. J. BradburyD. GaugeC. J. LoweJ. B. Sweeting
B. BurtonD. A. GingerR. M. LutyA. W. Taylor
C. J. & M. P. ButlerH. J. GodwinMrs J. MackieMiss D. W. Taylor
D. A. CampbellE. GomersallP. W. MarlowA. J. Wardrop
L. J. CartlidgeG. I. L. GraftonC. G. MillinP. H. Watkin
W. R. ChalmersD. W. GriceJ. E. MooreMrs M. P. Webber
M. J. ClarkeR. S. HaddockT. J. MooreyA. West
G. P. ConwayD. A. HarrisG. M. NeighbourM. & T. Wetherfield
C. J. CoxI. A. HerbertMs A. M. B. PenningtonR. J. Whale
E. CrossR. HeskethG. PerryMs B. J. Widger
D. J. Dare-PlumptonDr T. O. HughesMrs E. M. PhairW. Wynne Willson
R. DavenportR. JacksK. RazeyDr E. Young
E. DawidW. JacksonD. R. RobinsonR. F. Zobel
J. DoreyJ. I. JamesG. Robinson 
C. M. EdmundsJ. S. JohnsonB. Roe 
P. S. ElliottG. JohnstoneR. Rogan