Azed Competition No. 281  Azed Slip  |  ◀  276  |  285  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
281 Aug 1977DINOCERAS normal20


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. O. ButcherA monster long ago dead I once stuck out on the headd. + anag. + ras
SecondF. R. PalmerOnce I’d bumps on head, now not wholly visible in bones on right geological formationanag. + ras, no(w) in dice + r ås, & lit.
ThirdE. A. BeaulahOld fossil in a state: in love and scared silly about it!in 0 in anag.
VHCJ. C. BarnesCairn does possibly provide a fossilanag.
VHCM. A. CooperWrecking Wyoming homesteads I could have caused scare amongst weedy hominoidscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. M. S. CorkStrange red coin found on subglacial sandbank: primitive rhino?anag. + ås
VHCJ. H. DingwallHad six bumps up front ages ago – does in car in crashanag.
VHCJ. A. FinckenReissued coin’s a red, a form of rhino spent in Americaanag.
VHCR. J. HooperAmiss and I score? With my stumps on the ground I walked long agoanag.; ref. Dennis A.
VHCR. JacksThis animal’s lain in American soil and decayedcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCW. JacksonRow over rewriting of a score – something primitive with three hornsdin + anag.
VHCR. E. Kimmons‘A son!’ cried out the first of ancient zoological Eocene denizensanag.; ref. birth of Azed’s son
VHCC. LovingHollywood’s last scenario torn up – giant of the Wild West now fossilizedd + anag.
VHCH. W. MassinghamRhino sort of from U S rocks – coins read looselyanag.
VHCJ. D. MooreI’d cone complex on headanag. + ras, & lit.
VHCM. L. PerkinsRed’s a coin possibly found in a lot of old rhino?anag.
VHCD. R. Robinson‘Credos in A’ conjure up an old fossil with two horn triosanag.
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsScared off investing in Ohio I became stony in Wyomingin O in anag.
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeLousy score and I was stumped – delighted diggers!anag.; archaeologists, Australians
VHCD. C. WilliamsonA sexicorn possibly whereof sign of multiplying should be deadanag. with d. for x, & lit.

HCs in competition 281 awarded to:

C. Allen BakerJ. E. GreenC. J. LoweP. J. Oddy
M. J. BallB. GrimshawDr W. A. MaclureR. J. Palmer
E. J. BurgeMrs M. GrinlingR. A. MainR. C. Reeves
D. P. ChappellC. HavillL. K. MaltbyT. E. Sanders
Mrs M. P. CraineMrs R. HerbertD. F. ManleyW. J. M. Scotland
A. L. DennisDr I. G. HigginbothamR. A. MeganMrs E. J. Shields
C. EagleE. M. HornbyJ. P. MernaghBrig R. F. E. Stoney
S. F. EdwardsonMrs R. B. HuntD. P. M. MichaelF. B. Stubbs
A. L. FreemanCapt G. LanghamC. G. MillinJ. C. P. Taylor
Mrs J. O. FullerA. LawrieW. L. MironD. H. Tompsett
F. D. GardinerM. D. LawsC. J. and R. S. MorseJ. R. Tozer
C. P. GrantA. D. LeggeF. E. NewloveMrs J. Welford