|B. A. Pike
|For fans of opera S/acha lacks appeal
|Mrs B. Simmonds
|In bitters I b/oose ‘lamb’s-wool’ for a comforter
|C. J. Lowe
|Ma’s shy st/ill – sour appreciation of Pop!
|J. C. Brash
|The fashion-conscious mademoiselle is judged by any crit/ic
|D. P. Chappell
|Inca fet/ich is out of place
|R. M. S. Cork
|Rene … Genev/ieve … my objectives if I stay with this party
|Thinking of two-year sins, I b/anged the dissident’s mind
|J. H. Dingwall
|If Ev/e ill, blame it on the rapist – sad vice!
|D. M. Duckworth
|Been playing hard to get? H/eal lovers’ tiff … and soon!
|P. S. Elliott
|How l/ump made in class raised laugh
|A. G. Fleming
|Can you say by what crit/ic is judged, in haute couture?
|J. A. Gill
|Avoid this café; t/ips are a pound note a table
|Mrs R. Herbert
|Ground is wet now – on d/ew hen digging for worms
|R. J. Hooper
|They’re a strong team etc. What a tea – s/ad me stumped!
|ref. 1 ac. in puzzle
|D. G. Huckle
|Withal, a s/ieve, a regular pattern of holes in metal
|C. H. Hudson
|It’s claret – some pre-f/ab, lissome, bubbly!
|In the build-up of Ma’s shy st/ar, is Ma slowly losing influence?
|L. W. Jenkinson
|Do not expect from poor Iolanthe a p/eerless performance
|ref. ‘I., or the Peer and the Peri’
|Teenagers may be driven by Pop to show. Ma’s shy, st/eering mildly
|M. D. Laws
|Fervent Beatles fan, shy, st/illed those idols’ fear fully
|I found cel/adon set of mosaic plaques
|D. F. Manley
|How I manage an arduous climb when Ev/erest provides new impetus!
|D. P. M. Michael
|Every p/aper one peers at, a disadvantage!
|ref. ‘Iolanthe, or the Peer and the Peri’
|C. G. Millin
|Rally crowd demonstrates – ma’s shy, st/eering wildly
|C. J. and R. S. Morse
|Ma’s shy st/ill, son, especially at pop concerts
|F. R. Palmer
|Dreary cafe? T/ips of ten p., all regular customers agree
|H. L. Rhodes
|One perceived th/e alarm as pirate attacked
|W. J. M. Scotland
|As a low plot, T/imon – early ruined character in Bard play
|Iachimo; ref. Cymbeline
|W. K. M. Slimmings
|Hot ash? I’v/e products of flue vent I’d scrub, gladly
|Mrs J. E. Townsend
|Squash at 40 now? On d/ebut I enjoyed it
|L. J. Wayman
|A top Paris couturier will keep his own style-crit/ic
|D. C. Williamson
|Though I usually find opera s/illy, I found Cavalleria charming
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