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No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
267 May 1977MORRIS-DANCE normal29


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. J. & R. S. MorseThis month’s exercise might produce ‘1: C. and R. Morse …’anag. incl. I
SecondE. Chalkley1. C. and R. Morse – could be the result of this month’s exerciseanag. incl. I
ThirdMrs R. B. HuntBells, and a goodly measure; Dr. Cameron is fuddledanag.; brand of whisky
VHCH. BradburyOxford man appears before Dean about skipping work for hobbyMorris + anag. incl. c; ref. William M., carmaker, and hobby horse
VHCE. J. BurgeTraditional Mayday demonstration – comrades in Russia’s capital suitably movedanag. incl. R
VHCC. O. ButcherCar breakdown ? You could still hoof it in the age-old wayMorris dance; breakdown (q.v.) = dance
VHCM. CoatesHopping and skipping carried on on the First of May, with a pole in the middle?M + S in anag., & lit.
VHCM. A. CooperFirst of May heralds dancing in cadres – or ——?M + anag., & lit.
VHCMrs M. P. CraineHolding end of streamer, come, sir, and trip itr in anag., & lit.
VHCS. F. EdwardsonWhat can result in raised corn after First of May ?M + anag.; fertility symbolism
VHCS. GoldieSteps maybe seen first at the Alhambra; a crimson red, tessellatedanag.; morris dance ‘perh. of Moorish origin’
VHCR. B. HarlingRevel’s start, sir, come and prance : see the jolly ——!anag. incl. r, & lit.
VHCR. J. HooperFirst of May: what’s carried on energetically around centre of Padstow?M + s in anag.; ref. hobby in Brewer
VHCM. D. LawsIn which you’ll see a gentleman turning, and jigging about, surrounded by moresir (rev.) + anag. + c. all in more, & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleySir can do right jig around in meanag. incl. r in me, & lit.
VHCL. MayAdjunct to Oxford’s spring symbolises first of May, to accompaniment of cries and/or janglingMorris + dance, M + anag.; Morris Oxford car
VHCJ. D. MooreFirst of May game carried on round a pole of sortsM + S in anag., & lit.; game adj.
VHCR. A. MostynHey, why was the Lincoln-green? … Because it saw the ——!i.e. … Morris dance; hey2; types of car
VHCD. A. NichollsA nice set of figures for the Fiesta – outcome of Cowley capers?i.e. Morris dance; ref. Ford F. and Morris Co. based in Cowley
VHCW. M. OrrielWretched corn raised with start of May: as a result of doing this?anag. incl. M, & lit.
VHCF. R. PalmerFrantic broadcast in morse boats in distress put out? Mayday’s the signal for itanag. less anag.
VHCR. J. PalmerWith this air, men with rods weave round aboutc. in anag., & lit.
VHCC. J. B. PowellTwist car men do sir?anag. & lit.; ref. Morris Co.
VHCJ. T. PriceIt could be spring on May 1st. Car trip?Morris dance
VHCA. J. RedstoneFinish a crimson red ? Its participants may perhapsanag. & lit.; may vb. = participate in May sports
VHCM. J. SucklingPopular English vehicle for wheeling in SpringMorris dance & lit.
VHCJ. R. TozerMark turns, holding lace, and waving cane – that’s necessary to perfect thisorris2 in DM (rev.) + anag., & lit.
VHCM. E. VenthamComedians cavorting – without a Rolls Royce? Presumably!RR in anag., & lit.; Morris car
VHCRev C. D. WestbrookSeen in Oxford, for example, ushering in springMorris + dance, & lit.; Morris Oxford car

HCs in competition 267 awarded to:

C. Allen BakerD. V. HarryMrs S. M. MacphersonMiss D. Shopland
F. D. H. AtkinsonC. M. HattonS. M. MansellMrs B. Simmonds
W. BauerD. HawsonR. A. MeganW. K. M. Slimmings
A. BottomsA. HodgsonM. R. MetcalfMrs I. G. Smith
Rev C. M. BrounE. M. HornbyD. P. M. MichaelM. D. Speigel
R. S. CaffynC. H. HudsonDr E. J. MillerF. W. R. Stocks
Mrs M. J. CansfieldW. IslipW. L. MironBrig R. F. E. Stoney
R. M. S. CorkR. JacksJ. L. MossF. B. Stubbs
J. W. D. CunninghamMrs N. JarmanD. S. NagleA. R. Tettenborn
J. H. DingwallV. JenningsF. E. NewloveP. C. Thornton
J. E. DorringtonB. K. KellyJ. A. PlowmanM. A. Vernon
J. H. FramptonR. E. KimmonsR. C. ReevesD. T. Wallis
E. A. FreeA. D. LeggeL. G. D. SandersA. J. Wardrop
N. C. GoddardC. J. LoweT. E. SandersR. A. Wells
H. HancockM. J. LunanW. J. M. ScotlandD. C. Williamson
A. H. HarkerLieut Col D. MacfieMrs E. J. Shields