Azed Competition No. 1758  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1753  |  1762  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1758 Feb 2006BIMBETTE normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstM. BarleyVacuous blonde bit, me, feature of tabloid spread?anag. incl. b(lond)e, t, & lit.
SecondP. McKennaA dumb bit of stuff? A —— could be dimmest – but a babe!comp. anag. incl. s, & lit.
ThirdN. G. ShippobothamRADA ——: she may be cast as theatre’s dim babecomp. anag. & lit.
VHCJ. R. BeresfordGrip snags laid with a bit of meat on a Barbiem bet in bite; snag (Aust.) = sausage
VHCDr J. BurscoughScatty tit, mebbe?anag. & lit.
VHCN. C. DexterBubbly ‘it’ babe without a scrap of acumen met hereanag. less a, & lit.
VHCV. DixonBrainless, ingenuous miss, beautiful enough to turn everyone’s headsfirst letters & lit.
VHCA. J. DornChamp retains title with bit of taunting and simple knockoutMBE t in bite
VHCW. DreverIs she a female parody somehow of a pretty dim babe?comp. anag. incl. f, & lit.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherEat snags mate’s first put on Barbiem bet in bite
VHCD. V. HarryHaving just a little brain, I’m almost more desirableb I’m bette(r), & lit.
VHCR. J. HealdOne not half dumb on the inside, infinitely more appealing on the outside!I (du)mb in bette(r), & lit.
VHCR. J. HooperI’m into books? One such as I will never reach the end – or even startI’m in bb + (l)ette(r), & lit.
VHCMrs S. G. JohnsonBrigitte minus kit entertaining heads of movie business empire?m, b, e in B(rig)itte, & lit.; ref. Bardot
VHCD. R. JonesI’m blonde, vacuous and kitteny with, above, all, very little brainb I’m + b(lond)e + (ki)tte(ny), & lit.
VHCJ. R. H. JonesBeer almost takes award: has great body but no head!MBE in bitte(r)
VHCP. W. MarlowI might show pout captivating male and character almost wholly without head for learningm in bib + (l)ette(r), & lit.
VHCC. OgilvieMillions speculated in Spice Girl (that’s really dumb)m bet in bite
VHCD. Price JonesFrontally beautiful is me, but extremely thick thinks everyonefirst letters & lit.
VHCN. RoperTimbale without porky ingredients in top recipe leaving a very thick but tasty dish?(t)imb(ale) in bette(r); porky = lie
VHCR. C. TeutonDim little babes? All ——s I’d fancycomp. anag. & lit.
VHCJ. R. TozerPretty daft baggage rule revoked to improve airline being held upBMI (rev.) in bette(r)
VHCL. WardOne encapsulated by B. M. (Ms Midler)? Yes and noI in BM + Bette; ref. smart US comedienne
VHCG. H. WillettI’m dimmer than other girls but under the heading of beauty I’m almost totally superiorb I’m bette(r), & lit.

HCs in competition 1758 awarded to:

M. J. BarkerE. DawidG. JohnstoneM. Sanderson
P. BartlamT. J. DonnellyJ. C. LeylandD. J. Short
C. J. BroughamC. M. EdmundsM. A. Macdonald-CooperK. Thomas
Rev Canon C. M. BrounH. FreemanD. F. ManleyD. H. Tompsett
E. J. BurgeR. GilbertRev M. MetcalfMs S. Wallace
C. J. & M. P. ButlerR. R. GreenfieldC. J. MorseA. J. Wardrop
C. A. ClarkeJ. P. GuiverR. S. MorseW. B. Wendt
M. CoatesR. B. HarlingR. A. NortonD. C. Williamson
R. M. S. CorkR. HeskethF. R. Palmer 
K. W. CrawfordC. & C. HintonW. Ransome 
E. CrossS. D. JamesMrs L. J. Roberts