Azed Competition No. 978  Azed Slip  |  ◀  974  |  982  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
978 Feb 1991DOUBLE-CENTURY normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstT. W. MortimerCould it be articulated as ‘duel tun by Croe’?anag. & lit.; ref. M. Crowe, NZ cricketer
SecondT. J. MooreyName cleared, Ben could yet run shattering 200anag. less n; ref. B. Johnson, sprinter
ThirdR. E. KimmonsBeer cloudy, tun’s off – here’s a sherryanag.; Domecq brand name
VHCD. AshcroftMozart’s Tenth score, to be uncrudely playedanag.; ref. bicentenary of M’s death
VHCMrs P. C. CarmichaelWords in Scrabble counted by rule 5 score twiceanag.; 5 × 20 × 2
VHCN. C. DexterCurrent span of the newspaper cultured Boney once conned?anag. & lit.; ref. Observer bicentenary, dates from Napoleonic era
VHCDr I. S. FletcherFeat by such as Fletcher made cruel Bounty master quit at seaanag. less MA; ref. F. Christian and Keith F., cricketer
VHCH. FreemanClue: English tour with none scored by Don must be bad!anag. incl. E less 0, & lit.; ref. Don Bradman
VHCR. R. GreenfieldRuns clouted by me? Possibly, with boundaries seen in my dreamsanag. less m, s, & lit.
VHCD. V. HarryRecord score of fours and sixes – get out the sherry20 × 4 + 20 × 6; Domecq brand name
VHCR. W. HawesCompilation of extremes of courage and tenacity and run after rundouble + anag. of c, e, t, y run, & lit.
VHCR. J. HooperM’s fifth rule: Bond will get into trouble with cuteyanag.; i.e. 1000 ÷ 5; ref. James B.
VHCJ. C. LeylandA cc or two of filling for denture plugs hollowed out cavitydouble + (d)entur(e) in c(avit)y
VHCA. LoganMixing Cure, loud – by 10 cc?anag. incl. ten; pop groups; mix = produce different version of
VHCR. K. LumsdonIt would be a change for one to be run – clouted by England’s openeranag. incl. E, & lit.!
VHCG. D. Meddings‘Two Ton’ Tony/Bruce duel rearrangedanag.; ref. former heavyweight boxers T. Galento and B. Woodcock
VHCR. S. MorseA score by 10 cc – rock beyond culture!anag., 2 defs.; 20 × 10
VHCF. R. PalmerJazzy tune could be frame for really terrific scoreanag. + r, y
VHCD. Price JonesEdited by cultured one for two hundred yearsanag.; ref. Observer bicentenary
VHCT. E. SandersCould number ten score one by cultured play? Most unlikelyanag.
VHCW. J. M. ScotlandSmash ‘Jury’ tipped – could be 10 cc?anag. incl. ten less J; ref. Juke Box J.
VHCM. C. SousterA great score by one with cultured battinganag.
VHCDr I. TorbeOne by cultured batting can make this score ten timesanag.
VHCA. J. WardropWhat coarse cricketer, especially, might relish – knock by cultured oneanag.

HCs in competition 978 awarded to:

M. BarleyP. F. HendersonR. F. NaishP. D. Stonier
E. A. BeaulahR. F. A. HorsfieldG. M. NeighbourR. I. Sutherland
J. R. BeresfordG. HughesMrs P. NormanJ. B. Sweeting
C. J. BroughamJ. F. JonesS. J. PatonR. C. Teuton
Rev Canon C. M. BrounJ. H. C. LeachMrs E. M. PhairK. Thomas
E. J. BurgeD. J. MackayR. PhillipsA. P. Vincent
B. BurtonD. F. ManleyJ. T. PriceR. A. Wells
C. J. & M. P. ButlerP. W. MarlowC. ReedJ. P. A. Wildey
P. S. ElliottH. W. MassinghamH. L. RhodesG. H. Willett
G. & J. FerrisC. G. MillinH. R. SandersD. Williamson
B. FrancoC. J. MorseW. K. M. Slimmings 
N. C. GoddardH. B. MortonP. L. Stone