Azed Competition No. 97  Azed Slip  |  ◀  95  |  100  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
97 Jan 1974TREBUCHET normal21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstW. L. Miron‘… slings … arms … no more … perchance … the rub …’ etc.anag.; ref. Hamlet’s soliloquy
SecondD. V. HarryA large spinner once restored the determination of Robert the Bruceanag. incl. t; spin = send hurtling
ThirdC. G. MillinSends block soaring – besieging threat’s reduced without onecube (rev.) in anag. less a, & lit.
VHCC. Allen BakerPitcher – ancient English pitcher, not very good, but unusualanag. incl. E less pi
VHCT. AndersonIt was a dreadful butcher and imported from Franceanag.+ et, & lit.
VHCJ. W. BatesI’m not to be put in a glass house; much better shot miles awayanag. less m
VHCDr J. G. BoothThis reinforced early bombardments upon castles, having elastic tension initiallyinitial letters, & lit.
VHCE. J. BurgeApprentice mounted – he, included in weight allowance, could get stones off!cub (rev.) he in tret
VHCA. E. DanherOne of the slings of O.F.? Ay! there’s the rub etc. – outrageousanag.; O.F. = old French / outrageous fortune; ref. Hamlet’s soliloquy
VHCJ. H. DingwallAlmost tetchy, distraught, about unfinished puzzle, my shot was a bit rockyrebu(s) in anag. of tetch(y)
VHCR. R. GreenfieldBaron, in violation of the truce, might bring this outB in anag., & lit.
VHCJ. R. KirbyWooden structure comprising a pivoted device turning round about the top of a towerc. in hub (rev.) in tree + t, & lit.
VHCA. D. LeggePainful teeth-curb once coped with the problem of projectionanag.
VHCJ. P. LesterWas used to pepper yet upset the b—— cruetanag.
VHCD. M. MacarthurWeapon Cuthbert abandoned about start of engagement?anag. incl. e; C. = one evading battle
VHCH. W. MassinghamOne could chuck up rock and curb teeth decayanag.
VHCC. J. MorseTraces of early bombardment in ruins of Utrecht? Made by this, perhapse b in anag., & lit.
VHCD. S. NagleNote upset youngster – he is got round by abstainer offering a large slingre + cub (rev.) + he, all in TT
VHCDr R. J. PalmerSlinging the first bit of boulder from this may leave the truce brokenanag. incl. b
VHCMrs B. SimmondsStrange brute, with cow’s head, allied to the wild onageranag. + c + anag.; onager = siege-engine
VHCS. E. WoodsB—— the truce! Blast that – I’d hurl things at the enemyanag.

HCs in competition 97 awarded to:

R. H. AdeyP. DrummondMrs J. MacfieDr A. H. Seville
E. E. BaileyJ. EtheringtonH. MacRaeW. K. M. Slimmings
Maj A. S. BirtJ. S. FowlieS. M. MansellJ. Sparrow
C. BlackettB. FrancoD. P. M. MichaelM. D. Speigel
K. BlewettG. GarganR. A. MostynF. B. Stubbs
Mrs A. BoyesJ. J. GoulstoneM. NewmanL. E. Thomas
J. M. BrownE. M. HornbyL. W. G. OxleyG. Walters
C. O. ButcherP. HurstF. R. PalmerB. J. Warren
R. O. CalderR. JacksS. L. PatonL. J. Wayman
W. P. CassL. W. JenkinsonJ. G. PearsonMrs M. P. Webber
S. D. ChalkK. W. JohnsonW. H. PegramJ. F. N. Wedge
D. L. L. ClarkeG. JohnstoneM. L. PerkinsA. R. Wheatley
P. R. ClemowSir S. KayeE. R. RiddleG. H. Willett
Mrs M. P. CraineN. KemmerA. RivlinN. D. Young
G. CuthbertCapt G. LanghamD. R. Robinson 
L. L. DixonA. LawrieH. R. Sanders