Azed Competition No. 1117  Azed Slip  |  < 1113  |  1122 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1117 Oct 1993STAMNOS 3 Consecutive Letters20

 

AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. F. ManleySo Greek —— could indefinitely offer more songs, Keats?comp. anag., & lit., ref Ode to a Grecian Urn
SecondF. P. N. LakeOld crock, such as may get stuck (not noted for power!)no for p in stamps
ThirdM. BarleyBroken shards of this: might such not show Odysseus and Agamemnon?anag. of first letters
VHCH. J. BradburyFirst appearing in Mycenae, some type of short necked amphora possibly?anag. of first letters & lit.
VHCE. J. BurgeOld crock’s sans MOT. Is that in order? Nope?anag.
VHCG. & J. FerrisJar drunk on Samos: time for first drop of ouzot for o in anag.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherCrock not the first to make SAS?anag. & lit.; make = arrive in sight of; SAS = Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries
VHCH. FreemanFirst couplet omitted from Keats manuscript on ‘jar’… this?(Ke)ats MS on anag.
VHCS. GoldieOld crock indefinitely sans MOTanag.
VHCR. R. GreenfieldPitcher’s toss, looking stupid, gets man out, caughtanag. in anag.
VHCC. R. GumbrellSuch, to be filled with what ends thirst, man fashioned back in Athenst + anag. in s o + s, & lit.
VHCR. HeskethThe old pitcher from Minnesota’s giving up batting, and having no energy, stumblinganag. less in, E
VHCR. J. HooperAncient jar of Grecian 2000 (half defective) that ruined old Stan’s locksM in anag. incl. o
VHCC. LovingWhat’s a Greek urn? That’s the first bit of corn from Scotsman in varietyanag. less c
VHCR. K. LumsdonWhat’s a Greek urn? Ans:– most you’d define as well offanag.
VHCR. C. MallinsonStone mason burst jarst + anag.
VHCA. J. L. NeillScotsman, ploughing, lets go off cuddy’s head for a jaranag. less c
VHCD. PendreyOld crock stupid Tam’s on loses tail onlyanag. + s; ref. Burns: ‘Tam O’Shanter’
VHCM. SandersonAncient container’s made of defective Samsonite – i.e. splitsanag. less i.e
VHCD. WilliamsonRandy Matson’s first Olympic throw might have produced thisanag.
 

HCs awarded in competition 1117 to:

E. A. BeaulahG. I. L. GraftonD. J. MackayR. Phillips
J. R. BeresfordMrs E. GreenawayH. W. MassinghamM. J. Pinches
Mrs K. BissettJ. F. GrimshawJ. R. C. MichieDr T. G. Powell
Mrs F. A. BlanchardP. F. HendersonC. G. MillinD. Price Jones
C. J. & M. P. ButlerA. W. HillD. MitchellD. R. Robinson
A. L. DennisP. D. HinchliffeT. J. MooreyN. Roper
V. DixonJ. F. JonesA. C. MorrisonR. Stocks
A. J. DornC. W. LaxtonC. J. MorseJ. B. Sweeting
C. M. EdmundsJ. W. LeonardR. S. MorseR. C. Teuton
L. E. EllisJ. C. LeylandK. O’KeeffeA. J. Wardrop
R. A. EnglandJ. D. LockettF. R. PalmerG. Webb
H. J. GodwinM. A. Macdonald-CooperR. J. PalmerR. J. Whale