Azed Competition No. 289  Azed Slip  |  ◀  285  |  294  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
289 Oct 1977AMNESIAC normal26


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstMrs K. BissettNames I must jot endlesslyanag. + ac(e), & lit.; must4 adj.
SecondJ. D. MooreAs men get so, I fancy, only odd items are recognizedalternate letters & lit.
ThirdS. GoldieManes drifting with one across Lethe made one thisanag. + 1 ac.
VHCE. AkenheadCame in as doddering old man in Jaques’s last sceneanag.; ref. AYLI: ‘seven ages of man’
VHCC. Allen BakerI can’t remember names – not even with a leading clueanag. + 1 ac.
VHCF. D. H. AtkinsonA Cinema’s shewing ‘Random Harvest’ – or its heroanag.; ref. Ronald Coleman film
VHCC. O. ButcherHe has a scrap of material knotted in case he forgetsa m + anag.
VHCJ. A. FinckenWho can efface me as I can?anag. & lit.
VHCA. L. FreemanI can’t remember unusual names; I’ll stick to Bill – that’s shortanag. + I + a/c
VHCI. F. HainesQ: Who am I? A: Nesciam (possibly)anag. & lit.; I know not (L.)
VHCE. M. HornbyLike the proverbial professor, senior master gets up before first lightsen. MA. (rev.) + 1 ac
VHCJ. G. HullSuch as confounded Americans forgetting the fourthanag. less r,& lit.; 4th July
VHCR. JacksForgetting, names unsound clue the firstanag. + 1 ac.
VHCD. F. ManleyExperiencing a fugue? Means becoming excited – one will get to the heart of Bachanag. + I + (B)ac(h); fugue, type of amnesia
VHCL. MayMuddling names – that’s the first clueanag. + 1 ac., & lit.
VHCJ. P. MernaghOne needs reminding – wind in SE., wrap up in an overcoatanag. in a mac
VHCC. G. MillinSorry case I am, forgetting nameanag. incl. n, & lit.
VHCR. J. PalmerAs CIA men after disorientation might be?anag. & lit.
VHCS. L. PatonUn-mindful of name I’m a case in manner vagueanag. incl. n, & lit.
VHCM. L. PerkinsNo elephant but mice NASA put in orbitanag.; ‘Elephants never forget’
VHCA. RivlinMeans I can not quite recollectanag. less n, & lit.; re-collect, vi.
VHCDr W. I. D. ScottOne who can’t remember names badly stuck over the first clueanag. + 1 ac.
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsFugal treatment of ‘Amen’ is the soul of Bachanag. + (B)ac(h); fugue, type of amnesia
VHCBrig R. F. E. StoneyWhat Bach holds is name for composing one with fugueanag. incl. (B)ac(h); fugue, type of amnesia
VHCF. B. StubbsFugal variation on amen is close to a vicar’s heartanag. + a c; fugue, type of amnesia
VHCW. WoodruffWhen Americans ignore the 4th it must be because they have become thisanag. less r, & lit.; 4th July

HCs in competition 289 awarded to:

Mrs A. BakerJ. D. FosterJ. R. KirbyMrs E. J. Shields
R. L. BakerDr E. GallagherMrs M. KissenT. A. J. Spencer
Rev R. BamfordF. D. GardinerW. E. LatchemJ. G. Stubbs
Mrs A. R. BradfordM. GreenwoodM. D. LawsM. R. Szymanski
Rev C. M. BrounG. K. GriggC. LovingD. H. Tompsett
A. J. BulmanA. H. HarkerH. MacRaeJ. R. Tozer
E. J. BurgeMrs S. HewittR. A. MeganJ. F. N. Wedge
C. A. ClarkeB. HigginsD. P. M. MichaelG. C. West
G. H. ClarkeR. J. HooperJ. J. MooreR. J. Whale
M. CoatesC. H. HudsonD. B. OatenC. E. Williams
R. M. S. CorkB. H. JacksonE. R. RiddleM. Woolf
R. V. DeardenW. JacksonH. R. SandersDr E. Young
A. J. DuncumG. JohnstoneT. E. Sanders 
L. K. EdkinsR. E. KimmonsA. D. Scott