Azed Competition No. 88  Azed Slip  |  ◀  84  |  92  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
88 Nov 1973BLOOMERY normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. R. KirbyMay make ore semi-molten by suppressing itanag. incl. mol(ten) in by, & lit.
SecondD. F. ManleySee within my black ore meltinglo in anag. incl. B
ThirdF. D. GardinerIt’s full of fire, my bolero dancinganag.
VHCC. Allen BakerBeauty, quite topless – a real temperature-raiserbloom (v)ery
VHCJ. BalfourIt’s fired – in brickyard?i.e. bloomer + y
VHCMrs A. BoyesI get hot handling bars – like Daisy Bell?i.e. bloomer-y; ref. ‘Daisy, Daisy…’
VHCRev C. M. BrounCould be just the place for the Three Children to do some hymn-singing – ‘As plants…’ perhaps!i.e. bloomer-y; ref. Daniel 3, and Song of the 3 C., Apocrypha
VHCMiss E. BrowettNo bed of roses for Abednego?i.e. bloomer-y, & lit.; ref. Daniel 3
VHCE. J. BurgeDerby, losing leader, confused about machinery for sacking – masses become heated thereloom in anag. less D; ref. B. Clough, Derby County manager
VHCB. FrancoAfter my operation they found … bonery?i.e. bloomer-y; boner = blunder; found1
VHCJ. J. GoulstonePig producer puts up low pound in rickety byremoo L (rev.) in anag.
VHCDr B. GreerThe new Ulysses (reverse of the old) has captured heart of Circe, maker of pigsBloom + r in ye (rev.); ref. L. Bloom in ‘Ulysses’, and Odyssey
VHCMrs S. HewittWhere flaming iron is used, closure of laundry follows blunderbloomer + y
VHCDr P. D. KingGay’s without a word of hesitation: ‘I rage, I melt, I burn,’er in bloomy; ref. John G., ‘Acis and Galatea’ libretto
VHCA. LawrieWith endless blast my ore is reducedblo(w)+ anag., & lit.
VHCC. J. MorseA place for flowers? – where they smelt, anywayi.e. bloomer-y
VHCF. E. NewloveMy bolero’s crumpled: I’ll heat the iron and do itanag.
VHCF. R. PalmerA slip’s what you’d start with to produce one of the plants that smeltbloomer + y
VHCT. E. SandersWhat sighing by the lover’s like – perhaps by Romeo about the onset of love?l in anag.; ref. AYLI ‘Sighing like a furnace’
VHCMrs J. SaundersWhere may I heat the iron? My bolero is crumpledanag.
VHCD. A. SmithMy ore is moulded after most of the blastblo(w)+ anag., & lit.
VHCG. A. TomlinsonMy speciality’s pig production – get moly or be transformedanag.; ref. Circe, Odyssey; see moly in C.
VHCMrs M. P. WebberWhat a rose is Queen Elizabeth, prime specimen of your super-hothouse!bloom + ER + y; variety of rose
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeHothouse?i.e. bloomer-y, & lit.

HCs in competition 88 awarded to:

E. AkenheadMrs M. P. CraineD. R. JonesDr R. J. Palmer
Mrs E. AllenA. J. CrowR. E. KimmonsMiss M. J. Patrick
W. G. ArnottG. CuthbertJ. H. C. LeachM. L. Perkins
F. D. H. AtkinsonCdr H. H. L. DicksonA. D. LeggeT. C. Perks
J. W. BatesP. DrummondLieut-Col D. MacfieD. R. Robinson
E. A. BeaulahR. P. C. FormanB. MartinL. G. D. Sanders
T. E. BellM. ForrestL. MayW. K. M. Slimmings
A. J. BulmanA. L. FreemanD. McCallumM. C. Souster
R. S. CaffynG. GarganK. D. M. MeadleyI. Torbe
A. H. P. CardewC. C. M. GiffinE. J. MillerJ. Walmley
E. ChalkleyJ. GillC. G. MillinC. E. Williams
E. A. ClarkeS. GoldieW. L. MironMiss P. Winn
T. ClementD. HawsonD. I. Morgan 
P. R. ClemowF. H. JenkinsLieut-Cdr A. R. Nolan