Azed Competition No. 1908  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1906  |  1910  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1908 Xmas 2008WE THREE KINGS normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. S. MorseChristmas strain’s showing with the bombing offensive against heart of Palestinew + anag. + reeking + s
SecondH. FreemanWorried when it’s Greek bearing gifts? That’s us!anag.; ref. Virgil: ‘timeo Danaos…’
ThirdE. CrossOur first course was from the east: moist, hot, smoky portion of samosawet H reeking s
VHCD. K. ArnottCarol Reed was knighted for directing (but not dad)anag. less dad; ref. Sir C. R., film director son of Sir H. Beerbohm Tree (knighted for services to theatre)
VHCM. BarleyLay about hiking west ere snatching glimpse of InfantI in anag., & lit.
VHCC. J. BroughamMerry minister keeps humming carolwet + reeking in HS; wet = tipsy
VHCN. C. DexterAfter the kine grew restless, the stable’s opening for usanag. + s, & lit.
VHCA. S. EverestItinerant regents hie West to welcome another ruler. That’s us!K in anag., & lit.
VHCR. J. HealdWhat’s the confounded humming? Must be waits outside, out of key – performing this?anag. + reeking in w(ait)s; key3
VHCP. F. HendersonActively seeking the origins of World’s Redeemer? That’s usanag. incl. w R, & lit.
VHCG. JohnstoneBehold a ray in the night coupled with weeks travelling – for us?re in anag., & lit.; ray3 = re2
VHCJ. C. LeylandUs? Ones having left exotic Eastern thrones seeking leader of Wayanag. incl. E, W less ones, & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyFor us who acknowledge Jesus, then, Greek wisdom denying the Lord must be foolishanag. less Dom; ref. I Cor., 1, 20ff
VHCT. J. MooreyCarol turned heads on Richard’s enduring gameshow, and she knew itanag. incl. R e g; ref. C. Vorderman and R. Whiteley in ‘Countdown’
VHCD. J. R. OgilvieOf themselves, the Magi may have spoken thus, ‘We’re knights errant traversing the Orient’E in anag.
VHCR. PerryBoozy, hot and smoky with barely a hint of sobriety, ours was a right royal partywet H reeking s
VHCP. L. StoneWhat articulates royals’ introduction with the seeking doneanag. incl. r w, & lit.
VHCR. C. Teuton—— trek when sign unfolds, heading for Nativity to become the origin of Epiphanyanag. with E for N, & lit.
VHCJ. R. TozerRenew this keg after pouring wassailers’ favouriteanag.
VHCA. VickMeandering west, seeking the star’s end, that’s usanag. incl. W, r, & lit.
VHCA. J. WardropNomadically seeking the origins of western religion? That’s usanag. incl. w r, & lit.
VHCA. WhittakerSeeking new mother in stables moves us to see inn’s ‘lamb’comp. anag. & lit.

HCs in competition 1908 awarded to:

D. ArthurDr I. S. FletcherP. W. MarlowD. Sargent
D. & N. AsplandM. FreemanP. McKennaN. G. Shippobotham
R. E. BootR. GilbertC. J. MorseI. Simpson
Rev Canon C. M. BrounG. I. L. GraftonR. J. PalmerD. Somerville
C. A. ClarkeA. H. HarkerD. ParfittD. H. Tompsett
M. CoatesD. V. HarryG. S. ParsonsR. Vaughan-Davies
R. DeanV. HendersonA. PlumbA. Wallace
C. M. EdmundsM. HodgkinMiss E. A. PowellM. H. E. Watson
J. FaircloughT. LockeM. PreeceR. J. Whale
C. D. S. & E. A. FieldM. A. Macdonald-CooperW. RansomeG. H. Willett
A. G. FlemingW. F. MainMrs L. J. Roberts