Azed Competition No. 2378  Azed Slip  |  ◀  2376  |  2382  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
2378 Jan 2018PROPOSAL normal26


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. C. LeylandRough loo paper’s leaving one’s rear tenderanag. less e
SecondM. Lloyd-JonesBid for bone china cupspro + os in pal
ThirdM. BarleyWhat’s made by prince with ring, ending in betrothal after positive answer?Pr. + O + pos. + a + l, & lit.; ref. Prince Harry
VHCT. AndersonThis made improperly – appals D. Moore?comp. anag. & lit.; ref. film, ‘Indecent P.’ starring Demi Moore
VHCD. & N. AsplandForward girl gets hold of a ring – to make this?O in prop + Sal, & lit.
VHCMs K. BoltonYou’ll see resort of Sapporo with JAL’s ultimate ‘special offer’L in anag.
VHCDr J. Burscough‘Put a ring on it’ suggestion of lady captivating RomeoR in pop O SA l, & lit.
VHCS. L. ClaughtonForward little girl after ring makes thisprop + O Sal, & lit.
VHCMs L. DavisCycling to the point before a spot of lunch is the planapropos cyclically + l
VHCW. DreverBeethoven’s sixth – quiet ‘Pastoral’ work, without a tense overtureanag. incl. o, p, less a, t
VHCDr I. S. FletcherStays single keeping ring with one rejected?O in props + al(one), & lit.
VHCH. FreemanSee beleaguered leader of Poms endlessly slam poor pitchanag. incl. P less m; ref. recent Ashes series
VHCR. GilbertA lesion primarily associated with leg bone; bending of the knee often precedes itprop os + a l
VHCJ. GrimesPresentation of prize ring with jewel embodying special love that’s returned?PR + s, 0 (rev.) in opal, & lit.
VHCR. J. HealdPrince finds love: Meg and Harry both losing their hearts leads to thisPr. + 0 + pos(H), (H)al; posh2 = halfpenny
VHCB. LoveringWhat’s appropriately moving a belle’s heart?apropos with a moved + l, & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyWhat may be enacted with welcoming arm extended and leg bent also?prop + anag.
VHCD. J. R. OgilvieStay shaking also tender from bended knee?prop + anag.
VHCR. J. PalmerGoing after Prince Harry soap role cut short for thisP + anag. less e, & lit.; ref. Meghan M, former soap actress
VHCDr S. J. ShawPlan to proceed with sin in novel format is ‘Indecent ——comp. anag. & lit.; ref. Jack Engelhard’s 1989 novel
VHCP. L. StonePair opposite showing spades not clubs in complex Acol biddingpr + op. + anag. with S for C
VHCJ. R. TozerWhat Swift called ‘modest’ is forward and also outrageousprop + anag.; ref. Jonathan S., ‘A Modest P.’
VHCMrs A. M. WaldenOld maid in Morningside almost flipped after a forward suggestionprop + o + las(s) (rev.)
VHCA. J. WardropReason for partner accepting ring and beginning to swoon?pro (n) + O s in pal, & lit.
VHCA. WhittakerBid for mate that involves one ring, then a secondpro + O, s in pal, & lit.; engagement/wedding rings
VHCDr E. YoungCarrying round stage furniture a man short, does one ask for a hand?O in props + Al(an)

HCs in competition 2378 awarded to:

D. AppletonC. M. EdmundsM. LunanC. W. Reid Dick
P. BamberG. I. L. GraftonW. F. MainT. Rudd
J. BielawskiA. & R. HadenM. McMahonN. G. Shippobotham
T. C. BorlandDr C. P. HalesJ. R. C. MichieC. Short
Mrs S. BrownD. HarrisonK. MilanR. C. Teuton
A. & J. CalderJ. R. HowlettC. G. MillinP. Tharby
A. ChamberlainG. JohnstoneDr P. W. NashN. Warne
W. J. DadyD. R. JonesT. D. NichollR. J. Whale
M. DaviesE. LoobyM. L. PerkinsG. H. Willett
V. DixonC. LovingS. RandallK. & J. Wolff