Azed Competition No. 2010  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2006  |  2012  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2010 Dec 2010A COMING OF AGE normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. G. MillinIt could spell the start of adulthood and of magic goneanag. incl. a, & lit.
SecondN. G. ShippobothamExperience of majority – one struggling among fog and icea + anag.
ThirdP. D. MartinWhat may close Salad Days? A theatrical exit with lead characters in final song tripping awaya coming off stage less f, s, t
VHCT. AndersonWhat does imago face, embracing new life?n go in anag., & lit.
VHCD. K. ArnottOne freshman’s term spent cavorting with Monica Fagg?anag. incl. one less n, & lit.
VHCC. J. BroughamWhat leads to eighteenth rout? Misplaced ego of golf maniacanag. incl. g (IRC); rout = party
VHCC. A. ClarkePoint round about first of occasions male lit trial cigarette?o, m, in go, fag all in ace; & lit.
VHCP. ColesBreaking of German Enigma by one early pair of computers gives something to celebrate!a + co + anag. incl. G; ref. Bletchley Park
VHCN. C. DexterLove a jar? Love a ciggy? When one may embrace both0 Ming, 0 fag all in ace, & lit.
VHCV. DixonActive, athletic lord about to marry old drudge: one step toward senility?a + ming o fag in Coe
VHCW. DreverAfter childhood primarily, one stops me goofing about?A c + a in anag., & lit.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherStart of franchise, adult cinema and go-go dancing?anag. incl f, A, & lit.
VHCJ. GrimesWhat’s represented if little adult can e.g. go with ring to bag maiden?m in anag. incl. O
VHCD. V. HarryMagi once gathered round with precious metal – an occasion folk will always celebrateof Ag in anag.
VHCG. JohnstoneFacing 0-0, game is to be replayed – that’ll sort the men from the boysanag. incl. o, o
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperReason for party gathering? Necessary to protect Lib Dem leader, once involved in a stirMing (Campbell) in oof all in a cage (= prison)
VHCP. W. MarlowAmateur with one magic golf shot having taken out new driver – a feat becoming a major?A + anag. less L
VHCJ. R. C. MichieEntry into adulthood from metamorphic change of imago losing last vestige of youthanag. less h
VHCT. J. MooreyAn accomplished majority go with initials in clues from one Across and enigma’s crackedanag. incl. c, f, o, A; ref. puzzle theme
VHCC. J. MorseA ‘21’ event? Nothing before and after one would match Azed’si.e. 2(0)1(0)
VHCT. RailtonAt home, face going out without the key of the dooranag. less the
VHCP. L. StoneCue to start indulging in foaming ale – chap’s first litre vanishing vigorouslygo! in anag. incl. c less l; & lit.
VHCN. R. WalkerInitially, adulthood commences on making it – no gambling’s outlawed forthwith as gentleman’s eighteenfirst letters & lit.
VHCA. J. WardropA GOC foaming, close to insane, represented defining experience for majoranag. incl. e
VHCD. C. WilliamsonDetails of —— could be logged at office in Samoacomp. anag. & lit.; ref. Margaret Mead’s anthropological classic,‘Coming of Age in Samoa’

HCs in competition 2010 awarded to:

R. D. AndersonG. P. ConwayR. J. HooperD. H. Tompsett
D. & N. AsplandE. CrossE. C. LanceJ. R. Tozer
M. BarkerT. CrowtherJ. C. LeylandA. J. Varney
M. BarleyA. J. DornM. LunanJ. Vincent & Ms R. Porter
M. BarnesA. G. FlemingMs R. MacGillivrayA. J. Watkins
J. G. BoothD. D. FreundD. F. ManleyR. J. Whale
T. C. BorlandM. GoodliffeR. A. NortonDr E. Young
Dr J. BurscoughG. I. L. GraftonA. Powell EddyR. Zara
C. J. & M. P. ButlerMrs E. GreenawayW. Ransome 
D. A. CampbellR. J. HealdDr S. J. Shaw 
P. CargillM. HodgkinD. P. Shenkin