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)
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.
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; p 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 awarded in competition 1441 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