Azed Competition No. 255  Azed Slip  |  ◀  250  |  259  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
255 Feb 1977ROYAL SILVER JUBILEE normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. J. HooperYear J. Bull loves E.R. II afreshanag. & lit.
SecondB. FrancoPut crudely, this is: ‘J. Bull loves ERII year’anag. & lit.
ThirdH. L. RhodesCurrently it’s Her Majesty’s playing a jolly risible revueanag.; London theatre
VHCE. AkenheadWildly let our joy-bells ring ‘Ave EIIR!’ – to reign on this occasioncomp. anag.
VHCC. Allen BakerBehind this milestone of the Queen’s rule verily lies a job well doneanag.
VHCE. C. BinghamOur celebration had nothing on this onei.e. 25(0), & lit.; ref. Azed 250 dinner
VHCJ. C. BrashOccasion for observing: I’ll rule years – I’ve job to get doneanag.
VHCE. J. BurgeFor which, compose ruler a verse – i.e. ‘joy-bells’ one!anag.; ref. Jubilee Hymn
VHCC. A. ClarkeJamboree of rule with real joy visibleanag. & lit.
VHCJ. D. FosterQueen: I’ll be very jealous – wildly so – about one in 1977R + I in anag.
VHCS. C. GilchristO verilie Jubal’s lyre should be reconstructed for this year’s celebrationsanag.
VHCN. C. GoddardEIIR’s rule, by Jove, all swinging this year?anag.
VHCS. GoldieIt makes all loy E subj rev ERIIanag. & lit.
VHCC. H. HudsonFor great celebration we get bijou verse – a lyre ill tunedanag.; ref. Jubilee Hymn
VHCCapt G. LanghamIs J.B. lay our Reveille, arranged for 1977?anag.; ref. Betjeman
VHCH. R. LockhartBy Jove! ERII rules, all are excited. By this?anag. & lit.
VHCC. LovingI spread able ruler’s joy around – live broadcast includedanag. in anag. & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyIt’s this exciting year – J. Bull loves EIIRanag. & lit.
VHCC. G. MillinDo for all EIIR’s rule, by Jove!anag. & lit.
VHCJ. D. MooreCelebration of lively rule – A1 job ER’s doneanag.
VHCC. J. and R. S. MorseIn which, by Jove, all EIIR’s rule is reviewedanag.
VHCMrs E. M. PhairYear of high jinks for all, by Jove! EIIR rulesanag.
VHCH. R. SandersJunket, 1977 recipe, i.e. a sour jelly blended with a soupçon of butter, brought about liver upsetanag. in anag. incl. b
VHCT. E. SandersThe day we celebrate a long rule with visible joy widespread about the QueenER in anag. incl. l
VHCS. E. WoodsIo! I revel riotously with Jubal’s lyre restrung for this time of celebrationanag.

HCs in competition 255 awarded to:

T. AndersonA. DysonA. D. LeggeA. D. Scott
Mrs A. L. AnsteadC. J. FeetenbyMrs J. MacfieW. K. M. Slimmings
F. D. H. AtkinsonJ. A. FinckenD. J. MackayT. A. J. Spencer
M. J. BalfourF. D. GardinerMrs S. M. MacphersonF. W. R. Stocks
Mrs P. A. BaxT. J. GuffickH. S. MasonBrig R. F. E. Stoney
J. A. BulleyN. HankinsA. C. MorrisonG. P. Stroulger
A. J. BulmanMrs R. HerbertH. B. MortonF. B. Stubbs
C. O. ButcherR. H. F. IshamR. A. MostynJ. G. Stubbs
R. S. CaffynG. JohnstoneF. E. NewloveMrs M. P. Webber
E. ChalkleyG. JonesR. J. PalmerJ. F. N. Wedge
M. A. CooperP. M. KellyMrs J. M. PattendenT. Wightman
A. J. CrowJ. R. KirbyMrs G. RajkowskaG. H. Willett
R. DeanM. D. LawsA. J. RedstoneD. B. Williams
A. L. DennisP. W. W. LeachP. J. RoeD. C. Williamson