Azed Competition No. 1441  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1439  |  1446  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1441 Jan 2000Word containing MM displaced by a bug Millennium Bug25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. R. TozerPuzzle consisted of one bug after anotherflummox / wasp; flu + was pox
SecondC. J. MorseTo start year of historic significance, I’m having a bustmammate / ked; make date
ThirdH. FreemanClose the blasted Dome – I hate it!immediate / moth; anag.
VHCJ. R. BeresfordReview hope it can put puzzling around end of Businesscomment / aphis; s in anag.; ref. position of AZ puzzle
VHCC. W. ClenshawSeverely criticize sentimental glory attaching to US generalhammer / locust; halo Custer
VHCE. CrossPrime suspect in Scotland Yardjammy / louse; jalouse + y
VHCD. J. Dare-PlumptonElectronic check in new chiliad sorted out problemdilemma / chinch; E ch in anag. incl. n
VHCN. C. DexterHandicap – Dome being constructed? For minister it’s a benefitcommendam / aphid; anag.
VHCC. M. EdmundsIntroduction of millennia as a signal to delete small creatures? The reverseEmma / cimex; axe mice (all rev.); i.e. signaller’s M
VHCS. GouldReduced length of play with a limited editiontrimmed / flea; trifle a ed
VHCR. R. GreenfieldYou may attain it only after sweatsummit / dor; sudor + it, & lit.
VHCC. R. GumbrellPuzzle was beset by bugs!flummox / wasp; was in flu pox
VHCR. HeskethPuzzle involving swap (initially Lake’s idea).dilemma / wasp; anag. incl. L; ref. F. P. N. Lake, credited with idea for puzzle
VHCP. R. LloydWhat should accompany the turkey? A rich dessert, I sang drunkenlytrimmings / flea; trifle + anag.
VHCR. K. LumsdonRank screen bellerammish / ked; rake dish
VHCW. F. MainPublic appearance is cut short by runny nosecommon / louse; colou(r) + anag.
VHCD. F. ManleyYule fare’s out of season in Augustsummery / flea; anag.
VHCJ. R. C. MichieThe locality favoured by small, meaner flybrommer / weevil; bro wee viler
VHCT. J. MooreyExcellent start to January indeed, including spectacular on the riverjammy / hornet; anag. incl. r in J + ay; ref. London celebrations
VHCF. R. PalmerEndlessly predicted cause of chaos proved a damp squibbummer / wasp; bu(g) was per
VHCR. J. PalmerOne in mad rush round start of Hogmanay shed inhibitions to celebratelemming / thrips; H in let rip + sing
VHCR. Parry-MorrisDingy lavatory bowldimmish / ked; dike dish
VHCDr T. G. PowellTricky periods in year beckonsummon / spider; anag. in sun
VHCD. R. RobinsonCoughing a lot and keeping away from peoplehemming / aphid; heap + hiding
VHCS. J. J. TiffinWorker in extreme pain after illness? Humbug!flummery / mantis; flu + ant in misery

HCs in competition 1441 awarded to:

W. AndersonI. CarrF. P. N. LakeW. J. M. Scotland
D. AppletonP. A. CashJ. C. LeylandMrs E. J. Shields
W. G. ArnottM. CasserleyG. LoderD. A. Simmons
M. BarleyC. A. ClarkeE. LoobyC. W. Thomas
I. M. BartonI. ClarkeC. J. LoweD. H. Tompsett
M. BathR. DeanMrs J. MackieMrs J. E. Townsend
E. A. BeaulahR. V. DeardenP. W. MarlowJ. L. Turner
Dr P. M. J. BennettP. DendyRev M. R. MetcalfDr A. J. Varney
Mrs F. A. BlanchardV. DixonK. MilanP. J. Wagstaffe
C. BoydD. DurranceC. G. MillinJ. Walsh
C. J. BroughamG. I. L. GraftonI. MorganA. J. Wardrop
E. J. BurgeB. HigginsR. A. NortonDr M. C. Whelan
Dr J. BurscoughJ. HightonA. J. PinelP. O. G. White
C. J. & M. P. ButlerB. HitmanL. J. RobertsD. C. Williamson
P. CargillR. J. HooperM. Sanderson