Azed Competition No. 1450  Azed Slip  |  < 1446  |  1454 >  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1450 Mar 2000PRETENDANT normal21

 

AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. C. DexterHe’s hanging round on true-love’s threshold, perhapsre t in pendant, & lit.
SecondM. BarleyCapturing dearest’s heart is cherished goal one takes time pursuingr in pet + end an t, & lit.
ThirdC. M. EdmundsOne who presses suits (wrinkled pant tender)anag.
VHCA. BarkerRomeo’s role: his initiation in love is followed by death shortly before Juliet’s endr in pet + end an t
VHCC. J. BroughamPenelope’s beginning web and unravelling it, inhibiting new suitorP rete + n in anag. + ’t
VHCRev Canon C. M. BrounMaybe Prince Charles having lost a wife and queen (potentially) wanted partner badlyanag. less a w R; ref. Bonnie Prince Charlie
VHCC. A. ClarkeNot quite fair about Ken, polled ahead of Dobson and Norris initially, being a candidate(K)en + D a N in prett(y); ref. London mayoralty
VHCN. ConnaughtonParent wandering about leads to this escort not dallying!initials in anag., & lit.
VHCV. Dixon‘… and repent at leisure’? That rot might make a this irresolutecomp. anag. & lit.
VHCA. S. EverestKen’s now one in two minds about time to enterre t in pendant; ref. K. Livingstone, London mayoral election
VHCC. R. GumbrellCharles Edward Stuart? Prince linked with giant alarm, historicallyPr. eten dant; ref. B. P. Charlie
VHCD. A. HarrisTreat this candidate warily: party-liner wantedcomp. anag.; ref London mayoralty
VHCF. P. N. LakeI want potential partner (Miss Right!) to go intimately for metend in anag. less r, & lit.
VHCJ. C. LeylandDefaulting tenant, only half rent paid, in short he’s going to courtanag. incl re(nt) pd
VHCMrs J. MackieBiking twerp wanting wife with half tandem free to encompass aim?anag. less w + anag. all round end; ref ‘Daisy’; bike = swarm
VHCD. F. ManleyPotential encroacher Tony sees Ken as, long keeping left-winger outside No. 10?ten in red in pant
VHCC. J. MorsePress release resurrected whopper to discourage old-style candidatePR eten dant; ref. spin against Livingstone
VHCR. J. PalmerOne soliciting: ‘Fancy ardent bit of nookie, pet?’anag. incl. n
VHCD. J. ShortI may get to yearn, with tender trembling insideanag. in pant, & lit.
VHCP. L. StonePartner amazingly holds ten diamonds, right away I claim handten d in anag. less r
VHCJ. R. TozerSoft and tender you’ll find me, perchance,/If you’ve time for a spot of dalliancep + anag. with t for d, & lit.
 

HCs awarded in competition 1450 to:

C. J. AndersonS. CollinsRev M. R. MetcalfMrs J. Shaw
D. AppletonE. CrossC. G. MillinR. G. Smith
E. A. BeaulahE. DawidT. J. MooreyR. Stocks
R. E. BootH. F. EverettD. NewberyA. Streatfield
J. G. BoothC. D. S. & E. A. FieldC. PearsonJ. B. Sweeting
C. BoydR. R. GreenfieldG. PerryD. H. Tompsett
C. J. & M. P. ButlerM. D. LawsR. PerryL. Ward
D. A. CampbellJ. P. LesterJ. D. PlummerR. J. Whale
Mrs M. J. CansfieldP. R. LloydDr T. G. PowellG. H. Willett
W. R. ChalmersC. J. LoweD. Price JonesD. C. Williamson
C. ChapmanM. MartinH. L. Rhodes