Azed Competition No. 1084  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1078  |  1087  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. F. NaishChoice pearl be kind, I’m not immune to caring,
I serve thee ill? Nay, deem my faults less glaring!
SecondR. S. MorseAs a target for cupid must Beatrice be pale?
Till tender love’s arrows reach my matchless grail!
ThirdG. J. MillerYour sword-point, pale iceberg, unarmoured I crave:
For your rages I’ll suffer, I’ll serve, and I’ll slave
VHCRev Canon C. M. BrounMay Alice be perfect, embracing love’s darts,
No tigress, all ruthless, she-trader in hearts!
VHCE. J. Burge‘I care’ bleeps my heart. (That arrow can be thrilling!)
The lass I, Reg, long most for? She’s the goods prepared for billing
VHCA. G. ChamberlainWould I, who face peril, be easily bored?
Come, buy from me perils gals ever adored
VHCG. ClydeThough fickle be Alice, perverse, thin of skin,
She serves me Pils lagers and plies me with gin
VHCM. EarleShould Celia be permissive, disarmed I’ll ditch the chic
Large, lissotrichous lady who works in a boutique
VHCR. A. EnglandBy calibre peerless not apt to be bored
I offer betrothal, Grissel my adored
VHCF. D. GardinerWhat ladies like a lobe to show may be a priceless stone;
My shop assistant’s lovelier glass jewels she longs to own!
VHCJ. F. GrimshawAs victim of Cupid, I hope Claire be free,
This large lissom lass who is serving me tea
VHCC. R. GumbrellAs I’m easily thrilled, when you peel bare I cheer –
Is there bliss large and lovely in store for us, dear?
VHCD. V. HarryThy ale be pricey, yet I’m thine to sting,
Vendeuse of lager, lissom, lovely thing
VHCF. P. N. LakeWhat price a bleeding heart (not dart-proof; stupid)?
She’ll sell it short, that lass! I’ll rage at Cupid
VHCM. A. Macdonald-CooperSays Celia ‘Pre bedtime, I’m apt to be bored’ –
She’ll ring me up, hoping perfume from Grasse I’ll afford!
VHCH. W. MassinghamIn my heart, oh, I leap, Rebecca (open to Cupid’s old skill):
Now you’re my priceless grail, Rebecca – you at your jingling till!
VHCDr E. J. MillerIf I be replaced, my heart’s ripe for the spear:
That I’m served by her fingers is all I hold dear!
VHCC. J. MorseWhat price a bleeding heart? ’Neath thy soft sale
No shop-assisant thou. Tigress, all hail!
VHCG. PerryTo arrow prone, I’d be a priceless mate;
O peerless Gail, I’m one who’d trade his state!
VHCJ. H. RussellLet Celia be persuaded if open to love’s dart;
No uglier lass than she will serve to rule my heart!
VHCD. H. TompsettThat Claire be perfect doth not proof entail:
For patron serveth she, my matchless grail
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeEre I place besotted lips on yielding thine
I serve thee notice – eat less garlic, Valentine!
VHCDr E. YoungAs coffer to key keeper, Alice be mine,
Gal less rich will miss trading kisses divine

HCs in competition 1084 awarded to:

G. AldermanR. DeanJ. D. LockettDr W. I. D. Scott
D. AshcroftN. C. DexterMrs J. MackieJ. M. Sharman
E. A. BeaulahJ. DuffillR. C. MallinsonN. G. Shippobotham
Mrs K. BissettC. M. EdmundsD. F. ManleyW. K. M. Slimmings
R. E. BootDr I. S. FletcherG. R. MasonD. J. Starck
Mrs A. R. BradfordS. GoldieC. T. MilnerA. V. Sullivan
C. J. & M. P. ButlerB. GreerF. R. PalmerMs G. Talbot
D. BuxtonP. F. HendersonR. J. PalmerR. C. Teuton
Mrs M. J. CansfieldA. W. HillD. PriceDr I. Torbe
L. J. CartlidgeE. M. HolroydMrs D. M. C. PrichardD. J. Waddams
B. E. ChamberlainW. JacksonR. QuinnellMs J. Ward
E. A. ClarkeMrs D. B. JenkinsonD. G. RandallD. Williamson
W. H. C. CobbC. W. LaxtonN. J. Reed 
Ms S. C. CockburnJ. W. LeonardH. L. Rhodes 
J. C. DarwenJ. C. LeylandD. R. Robinson