Azed Competition No. 1637  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1633  |  1641  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1637 Oct 2003AMNESIC normal26


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstV. DixonOne may have had minders since subject to recurrent blanksalternate letters, & lit.
SecondR. R. GreenfieldSwizzling in most cases can produce such sotscomp. anag. & lit.
ThirdD. A. CampbellHe can’t remember last bits of Kubla dream since being disturbeda m + anag.; ref. Coleridge and the man from Porlock
VHCM. BarleyWhat nice drop of scrumpy could make you following morning?am + anag. incl. s, & lit.
VHCM. BathMachines without access to high-density floppy may be unable to retrieve informationanag. less h
VHCJ. R. BeresfordOne beset by an imperfect recollection of names &cI in anag. + c, & lit.
VHCC. BoydOblivious of history, warmonger regularly struck out thusalternate letters + sic
VHCRev Canon C. M. BrounNeeding a reminder in case Fifth of November gets muddledanag. incl. m; ref. jingle, ‘Remember, remember,…’
VHCM. CasserleyForgetful, having overlooked our main course when cookinganag. less our
VHCJ. P. GuiverAbsent minded, retaining only odd snippets, and so forgetfula + alternate letters + sic, & lit.
VHCC. R. GumbrellAnswer comes with rendition of second part in playing of fuguea + anag. less o; rendition = surrender
VHCM. HodgkinOne whom memories can disturb no moreanag. less more, & lit.
VHCW. JacksonUninspired by rosemary? Season mince with a dash of allspice and a pinch of saltanag. incl. a, s; ref. rosemary for remembrance
VHCMrs S. D. JohnsonShowing record loss means I can‘t avoid worker being sackedanag. less ant
VHCJ. P. LesterWhat EMI scan might reveal of one suffering memory lossanag.
VHCJ. C. LeylandMachines without hard drives badly lacking memoryanag. less h; drive vi
VHCP. R. LloydRight out of RAM since crashing with faulty memory(R)AM + anag.
VHCC. G. MillinKnotted tip of mouchoir in case one forgetsanag. incl. m
VHCC. J. MorseQu. What’s unlike elephants? Ans. Mice, sillyanag.; ‘e. never forget’
VHCF. R. PalmerSince I am lacking a bit of intellectual ‘works’, about names I get confusedanag. less i, anag. incl. c., & lit.
VHCR. J. PalmerWhat one could get from abusing mescalin, losing most central of facultiesanag. less l, & lit.
VHCG. PerryWho’s likely to forget cinema’s ‘Rocky’?anag.
VHCR. PhillipsNew man, bumbling sice, is no retaineranag. + anag.
VHCD. Price JonesHaving developed disorder, can memorise no moreanag. less more, & lit.
VHCP. L. StoneCessna I’m flying needs seconds to take off, unlike a jumboanag. less s; ‘elephants never forget’
VHCK. WilsonStrangely, cinemas in this state don’t show Total Recallanag.; ref A. Schwarzenegger film

HCs in competition 1637 awarded to:

G. AldermanR. M. S. CorkG. JohnstoneC. M. Steele
D. AppletonE. CrossMrs J. MackieJ. B. Sweeting
W. G. ArnottG. CuthbertW. F. MainR. C. Teuton
D. & N. AsplandD. J. Dare-PlumptonD. F. ManleyMs S. Wallace
J. BennettN. C. DexterP. W. MarlowL. Ward
C. J. BroughamL. K. EdkinsP. McKennaA. J. Wardrop
E. J. BurgeC. M. EdmundsK. MilanW. B. Wendt
B. BurtonH. F. EverettT. J. MooreyR. J. Whale
Mrs M. J. CansfieldDr I. S. FletcherW. MurphyMs B. J. Widger
J. CapstickH. FreemanD. PendreyD. C. Williamson
P. CargillJ. GrimesJ. T. PriceDr E. Young
C. A. ClarkeM. J. HanleyW. RansomeM. Zeegen
C. W. ClenshawR. HeskethD. R. Robinson