Azed Competition No. 379  Azed Slip  |  ◀  375  |  384  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
379 Jul 1979SCYTHEMAN normal26


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. C. DexterThe doddery can’t shy me!anag. & lit.; ref. Old Father Time
SecondH. L. RhodesDeath – metaphorically, that is to say – Thy Name is Awfulsc. + anag.
ThirdJ. W. BatesMany’s the hundred odd he’s clocked up at Lord’sanag. incl. C; ref. Father Time figure at Lord’s
VHCMrs K. BissettPossibly the originator of most hay scentm + anag., & lit.
VHCA. J. BulmanHaymaker – man’s techy swinganag.; cricket delivery
VHCE. J. BurgeOld-timer at Lord’s? Many’s the century re-createdanag. incl. c; ref. Father Time figure at Lord’s
VHCMrs M. P. CraineHe diffuses hay scent with start of mowinganag. incl. m, & lit.
VHCA. L. DennisWhat finished off big stand at Lord’s – a daisycutter?2 mngs.; ref. Father Time figure at Lord’s and cricket delivery
VHCB. FrancoI eschew modern mowers. My, can these cut bent!anag. incl. thes(e); bent2 = dry grass
VHCM. FurmanE.g. Father Time? (Close analysis holds `Thyme’ wrongly spelt)anag. in scan
VHCE. H. FurnivalHe does the mowing without hiring newfangled machinery thingsanag. less hiring, & lit.
VHCO. GreenwoodHe disperses hay scent with the beginning of mowinganag. incl. m, & lit.
VHCD. HarrisonSee me wielding my snathe round aboutc. in anag., & lit.
VHCR. J. HooperGrotty chem; nasty maths: I get exercise in themanag.; math = mowing
VHCMrs N. JarmanMillet, for example, has been known to come under my staydouble mng.; ref. J.-F. M., painter of agrarian scenes, and m. grass
VHCB. K. KellyOld Father Time? Beginnings of new year celebrations seem to mean his end, alas, in confusionanag. of first letters
VHCC. LovingMechanist with latest in hay making? Not I!anag. incl. y less I, & lit.
VHCD. J. MacleodMany hectares’ cutting are involved for himanag. less are, & lit.
VHCDr R. A. MainFather Time, or possibly Thyme in one readinganag. in scan
VHCD. F. ManleyA —— does a swing as any death comescomp. anag. & lit.
VHCR. J. PalmerOne who works in midst of newmown hay scentanag. incl. m, & lit.
VHCD. P. ShenkinHe coordinates many Techs – he’s responsible for mathsanag.; math = mowing
VHCMrs E. J. ShieldsOne to leave nasty machine abandoned in shedanag. less a in, & lit.
VHCMrs B. SimmondsIn ghastly hymns etc. a symbol of mortalityanag. incl. m, & lit.
VHCDr G. A. StylesMany acres are cut with the combined harvesteranag. less are
VHCDr E. YoungAsk me out to lay in haystacks, men!comp. anag. & lit.; lay in = get in supply of

HCs in competition 379 awarded to:

Miss M. R. AdcockR. B. HarlingW. L. MironP. C. Rushton
Dr P. M. J. BennettA. O. HarriesJ. D. MooreB. F. Russell
G. T. BerrymanN. W. HarrisJ. J. MooreA. J. C. Saunders
P. BestP. F. HendersonD. O’D. NewberyMrs J. Saunders
A. G. BogieV. G. HendersonF. E. NewloveC. A. Sears
E. W. BurtonMrs R. HerbertDr W. D. OliverMrs C. Shaw
Mrs M. J. CansfieldJ. P. H. HirstL. W. G. OxleyW. K. M. Slimmings
E. ChalkleyA. HodgsonN. O’NeillG. Snowden-Davies
C. A. ClarkeR. H. F. IshamM. Palles-ClarkF. B. Stubbs
Mr A. DeasG. JohnstoneT. ParryH. Tinier
G. W. DowellR. E. KimmonsW. H. PegramI. Torbe
S. F. EdwardsonF. P. N. LakeM. L. PerkinsJ. C. Tuffield
M. G. ElliottA. LawrieR. PrebbleM. J. C. Walker
Dr I. S. FletcherM. D. LawsG. S. PrenticeMrs M. P. Webber
E. A. FreeB. LeahyD. E. RaeJ. F. N. Wedge
F. D. GardinerJ. P. LesterRev A. ReedMrs L. Williams
Miss W. GardinerC. J. LoweJ. RichardsonDr R. L. Wynne
J. A. GillL. K. MaltbyE. R. RiddleN. D. Young
N. C. GoddardD. P. M. MichaelRear Adm W. T. C. Ridley 
S. GoldieC. H. MillerC. W. Robins 
B. GreerC. G. MillinW. Rodgers