Azed Competition No. 1492  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1489  |  1494  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1492 Xmas 2000The year that Columbus discovered America Anagram28


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstRev Canon C. M. BrounMy caravel touched Carib shores at due time. 
SecondA. J. DornTruly he came to cause havoc amid red tribes. 
ThirdE. J. BurgeChristmas over, I had ‘cure’ maybe – date to clue. 
VHCM. BathAl accrued more votes yet a rich Bush made it 
VHCJ. G. BoothAl: ‘A shame I’m outed but is every chad correct?’ 
VHCC. J. BroughamBraves cede much – a lot may rue historic date 
VHCE. CrossI sailed ‘over there’. A chart? You must be mad! – C.C. 
VHCG. FlemingA very historic date came – made such trouble! 
VHCJ. F. GrimshawTraveler came to Cuba: ‘Historic day’, he mused. 
VHCC. R. GumbrellA hero, very much admired, set sail to Cuba etc. 
VHCD. HarrisMaster held curved course, came to Haiti bay. 
VHCR. J. HealdI chartered boat – sailed very much – came to US. 
VHCJ. S. JohnsonMuch credit to Italy’s sea rover, he made Cuba. 
VHCG. JohnstoneA course aimed at very much led to the Caribs. 
VHCA. J. KnottClue: Rover aimed to reach Cathay, but missed! 
VHCD. W. MackieMiami vote outcry caused a blether re chads. 
VHCD. F. ManleyChurch made Saviour’s day time to celebrate. 
VHCL. F. MarzillierCame over by sail much to reduce Earth? It’s AD —. 
VHCB. G. MidgleyHave to decide a clue about merry Christmas. 
VHCC. G. MillinEarth curves – today I must be acclaimed hero. 
VHCT. J. MooreyDreary outcome: ‘charismatic’ Bush elevated. 
VHCC. J. MorseIt led me to chart such a brave course, my idea. 
VHCR. J. PalmerI steered caravel to Cuba, made much history. 
VHCC. ReadTime a scurvy hero beached to claim US trade. 
VHCN. G. ShippobothamLate December day thou came, Christ saviour! 
VHCB. SolomonsUS voted Bush! Charade, cry Miami electorate. 
VHCA. P. VincentElated Bush home – a dramatic victory secure. 
VHCA. J. WardropDate, circa MD, above Yule teaser – O, such mirth! 

HCs in competition 1492 awarded to:

W. AndersonJ. DromeyD. J. MacKayP. D. Stonier
D. AshcroftMrs C. FirminW. F. MainJ. B. Sweeting
M. BarleyDr I. S. FletcherH. W. MassinghamK. Thomas
Mrs K. BissettH. FreemanJ. McGheeJ. R. Tozer
Mrs F. A. BlanchardR. P. GingerE. MetcalfeP. Tozer
Dr J. BurscoughR. R. GreenfieldM. MoranMrs T. G. Treanor
B. BurtonJ. P. GuiverG. M. NeighbourA. R. Whelan
P. A. CashR. S. HaddockS. J. O’BoyleDr M. C. Whelan
J. & B. ChennellsR. J. HannamD. ReedP. O. G. White
C. A. ClarkeG. HobbsA. RothM. Whitmore
M. J. ClarkeT. JacobsV. SethJ. P. Wilkinson
C. J. ClemettMrs S. D. JohnsonJ. M. SharmanG. H. Willett
N. ConnaughtonJ. KnottN. & M. SharpD. C. Williamson
G. CuthbertJ. C. LeylandDr S. J. ShawA. J. Young
Ms N. DavisH. M. LloydD. J. ShortDr E. Young
R. V. DeardenC. LovingMs M. Stokes 
V. DixonR. K. LumsdonP. L. Stone