Azed Competition No. 600  Azed Slip  |  ◀  594  |  603  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
600 Oct 1983Into the jaws of Death / Into the mouth of Hell Anagram35


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstP. CargillToo lethal? What, then, justified them on hoof? 
SecondMrs E. M. PhairHot fool, ain’t he just, who led men that foe hit? 
ThirdN. C. DexterJonathan? How oft he doth toil! Let us fête him! 
VHCD. W. ArthurHalt the mad hot hoof, just too few in the line 
VHCF. D. H. AtkinsonWho joineth in the hot oft-mouthed tale (Alf’s)? 
VHCT. H. AyreTo the men who joined! Oh, faithful to the last! 
VHCE. A. BeaulahJonah left this whale he met: found it too hot! 
VHCJ. D. D. BlaikieJonathan, who set the lot, I hie to doff the lum 
VHCRev C. M. BrounLife to Jonathan! His the flow outdoeth them 
VHCMrs D. M. ColleyOh what faith led them on to the line of joust 
VHCR. DeanOh Jonathan! Thou oft hidest theme of it well 
VHCP. DrummondWho told those faithful men to join the hate?h. = enemy bombardment, OED Suppt.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherJonah not the food to suit, the whale left him 
VHCD. V. HarryI fool with these, tho’ Jonathan flouted themi.e. latent letters.
VHCV. G. HendersonWould ‘To the Foolish’ fit the theme, Jonathan? 
VHCK. HunterI duel with Jonathan tho’ the theme oft fools 
VHCM. JellisFish out oft told O.T. theme – Jonah in the whale 
VHCJ. KremerTo the toothful jowl? Then I’m in the heat of Hades 
VHCA. LawrieWho led them to the foe in that foolish jaunt? 
VHCC. W. LaxtonThe foolish feel Jonathan doth outwit them 
VHCG. LevershaSo futile of Jonathan to withhold the theme! 
VHCD. J. MackayOh, ‘Alf T.’ (who jotted the lines), thou hit on fame! 
VHCD. F. ManleyOh, I fete toilful Jonathan, who doth set them! 
VHCD. P. M. MichaelAh, just then the foe that line of doom hit low! 
VHCC. J. MorseHow that famous ‘thin line’ jolted the hot foe!ref. W. H. Russell’s ‘thin red line’, see ODQ.
VHCJ. OsmondHo! Shout of the men who joined the fatal tilt 
VHCF. R. PalmerHow hale the faith of just men not loth to die! 
VHCR. J. PalmerHost who made hot jaunt into the foe fell hit 
VHCMrs D. M. C. PrichardJust a howl to the fiend of the month I loathe 
VHCA. ScottO how the men hied off into that lethal joust! 
VHCMrs E. J. ShieldsOh Jonathan, the thief of time, thou dost well! 
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsThou, Matthew – John, too – on His death felt life 
VHCG. StubbsLines Alf doth jot out. Oh how fine that theme 
VHCR. T. TaylorWoman he jilted to haunt the life of hot shot?ref. C. Parkinson affair.
VHCS. WoodsA lot of fit men who just heed not the hot hail 

HCs in competition 600 awarded to:

D. AshcroftG. P. ConwayW. JacksonMrs E. J. Roberts
F. B. AtkinsF. CraigJ. I. JamesC. W. Robins
Mrs G. M. BarkerDr V. G. I. DeshmukhMrs M. JarvisMrs E. Rudoe
N. S. BarrettJ. DromeyS. H. JarvisMrs J. Seaman
Mrs P. A. BaxC. J. FeetenbyR. JonesT. A. J. Spencer
J. BeastallM. B. FisherF. P. N. LakeD. M. Stanford
F. BensonB. FrancoJ. LawrenceJ. B. Sweeting
Mrs F. A. BlanchardO. H. FrazerJ. H. C. LeachK. Thomas
Mrs A. R. BradfordM. FreemanDr R. A. MainD. Tompsett
C. BroughamS. J. FrenchL. K. MaltbyA. P. Vincent
S. V. BrownD. A. GingerW. P. ManahanMs M. Vincent
E. J. BurgeS. GoldieS. M. MansellP. J. Wagstaffe
C. J. and M. P. ButlerM. GoodyearB. ManvellJ. Walton
R. S. CaffynJ. J. GoulstoneW. F. MartinMrs M. P. Webber
G. CannonB. GreerJ. P. MernaghJ. F. N. Wedge
Mrs M. J. CansfieldJ. F. GrimshawJ. D. MooreMrs J. Welted
E. ChalkleyA. HallD. I. MorganJ. B. Widdowson
R. L. ChambersP. HeapF. E. NewloveM. Woolf
Mrs W. CheekP. F. HendersonW. H. Pegram 
J. H. ChinnerA. W. HillMrs A. G. Phillips 
C. A. ClarkeE. M. HolroydD. Price Jones