Azed Competition No. 660  Azed Slip  |  ◀  657  |  662  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
660 Xmas 1984Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse Anagram29


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. C. DexterEast’s trio encounter new saviour at manger 
SecondDr J. BurscoughAt our wainscot, no murine ever greets Santa 
ThirdB. GreerAre vermin to cut out row, seeing Santa’s near? 
VHCD. AshcroftEastern magi encounter new star – to saviour 
VHCMrs G. M. BarkerWise men trace a route to star over a snug inn 
VHCM. BarleyC. Moore verse one utters, awaiting Santa run? 
VHCE. A. BeaulahCreator sent to men a new sign – a Saviour true 
VHCMrs K. BissettI’ve an anagram serious setter won’t trounce 
VHCC. J. BroughamAce wags sort out a verset on an inert murine 
VHCW. DaviesSetter sure means to ruin vacation, we groan 
VHCE. DawidEastern Magi encounter new star to Saviour 
VHCS. GoldieI savour innocent awe treasures get at morn 
VHCD. V. HarryNow Eastern magi encounter Saviour at rest 
VHCV. G. HendersonIncarnate Son? Star gave wise men tour route 
VHCR. JacksSo creative an arrangement’s sure to win out 
VHCJ. C. LeylandCrimson nose gave Santa a true winter route 
VHCD. F. ManleySanta comes on a winter eve’s urgent air tour 
VHCC. G. MillinIn a wee manger our saviour’s at rest, content 
VHCT. K. MilsomSanta creating verse? No, untrue – it was Moore 
VHCS. J. O’BoyleWinner’s sure to set out on creative anagram 
VHCR. J. PalmerWise trio can use star on venture to a manger 
VHCMrs E. M. PhairWise Men urge on caravan – it’s en route to Star 
VHCL. Richards‘Ave tu!’ sing we’t, /’Rosa anni! /Recrea tu /Morte nos!’ 
VHCG. J. H. RobertsMagi set true course to a new star over an inn 
VHCW. J. M. ScotlandNo wee vermin scurries out at Santa on grate 
VHCA. D. ScottNew star out, seen to trace Saviour in manger 
VHCG. A. TomlinsonStar steering wise men out on caravan route 
VHCRev C. D. WestbrookAt rest in a manger, our wee Saviour’s content 
VHCG. J. WheelerAt rest in a manger our wee saviour’s content 

HCs in competition 660 awarded to:

K. AaronovichP. D. GaffeyM. J. LunanJ. W. Sherwood
Mrs E. AllenD. GilesA. D. MacDermotA. J. Shields
C. Allen BakerR. W. HawesM. A. Macdonald-CooperN. G. Shippobotham
D. W. ArthurE. L. HaywardMrs J. MahoodW. K. M. Slimmings
G. AspinMrs R. HerbertL. MayA. J. Sobey
I. M. BartonG. B. HigginsG. McStravickT. A. J. Spencer
Dr P. M. J. BennettC. HobbsD. P. M. MichaelF. B. Stubbs
R. BrainG. HobbsJ. R. C. MichieR. I. Sutherland
E. J. BushellJ. M. HutchinsonJ. D. MooreJ. B. Sweeting
R. S. CaffynJ. I. & B. C. JamesC. J. MorseD. H. Tompsett
C. A. ClarkeA. H. JonesR. A. MostynA. P. Vincent
D. L. W. CollinsN. KemmerA. W. T. MottramP. J. Wagstaffe
R. M. S. CorkN. KesselP. MungoM. R. Wetherfield
Mrs M. P. CraineR. E. KimmonsS. L. PatonR. J. Whale
P. W. DavenportM. KindredMr & Mrs P. S. PetersMrs B. Wharf
R. V. DeardenJ. R. KirbyD. Price JonesG. H. Willett
Ms V. EdwardsJ. P. LesterR. F. RayP. B. G. Williams
M. FairyJ. F. P. LeveyD. R. RobinsonDr E. Young
Dr J. FeltonM. LloydP. A. RookR. F. Zobel
E. G. FletcherC. LovingH. R. Sanders 
R. E. FordR. K. LumsdonT. E. Sanders