Azed Competition No. 1052  Azed Slip  |  ◀  1048  |  1056  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1052 Jul 1992AGANIPPE normal25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. R. BeresfordDid I poetically inspire a lovelorn Pope?gan I in a P(o)pe, & lit.
SecondF. R. PalmerFirst three essentials for Wimbledon champion – agility, extremes of pace, inspirationAga(ssi) + nip + p(ac)e; ref. Andre A.
ThirdD. F. ManleyOld verse composed with —— may be seen as Palgrave is openedcomp. anag. & lit.
VHCM. BarleyFor this one’s forlornly appealing, if a bit of lyricism’s lackinganag. less l, & lit.
VHCMrs F. A. BlanchardWhen in love a squeeze is something to spark off a sonnetnip in Agape
VHCR. M. S. CorkFountain pen I redesigned with a gap that’s let the ink flow freelyanag., 2 defs.
VHCN. C. DexterFor aping a poet, dash to thiscomp. anag. & lit.
VHCV. DixonIt could give a lift, and power, in Antiquity; one needs to open wide, drink in deeplya nip + p in age, a + nip in gape, & lit.
VHCC. M. EdmundsWhat lists ‘gap’ with ‘nap’, i.e. aid for the uninspired poetanag.
VHCDr I. S. FletcherWhat’s replaced gap in English poet’s headanag. incl. E, p, & lit.
VHCS. GaskellA smart head for pentameters fleshes out mature poetic inspirationa nip p in age
VHCP. R. GiacconeIt did poetically start to inspire Pope, wanting beginning odea gan i P(o)pe, & lit.
VHCP. F. HendersonSource of spirits invoked in Marvell-ing?nip in agape, & lit.; ref. Andrew Marvell
VHCR. J. HooperA rare visitor to Henley, am I to catch a crab in boat race initially?i.e. (b)ag a nippe(r); ref. W. E. Henley, minor poet
VHCI. IsaksenAn inspirational runner, a nag Pipe trainedanag.; ref. R. Pipe, race-horse trainer
VHCM. D. JonesWhat’Il inspire Aegean pipes? Try it and seecomp. anag. & lit.; try = sift
VHCF. P. N. LakeWhence poetic inspiration runs free, appearing in liquid formanag. less r
VHCH. W. MassinghamA jigger and piano, in time – that got the old feet goinga nip p in age
VHCT. J. MooreySystems started from this spring must gain a PEPanag.; must4 adj; system = group of Greek verses; ref. new savings product
VHCR. S. MorseTake a drink from this and you could find page flowinga nip in anag., & lit.
VHCT. W. MortimerNo ——? It could lead to gap in an unfinished poemcomp. anag. less m, & lit.
VHCP. G. O’GormanForest are on the way back, getting one in – Clough’s inspiration?a in Epping a (rev.); ref. A. H. Clough, English poet and Brian C., Nottingham F. manager
VHCMs M. StokesFrost inspires only a yawn; it’s the spring that kindles the imaginationnip in a gape
VHCD. H. TompsettPoetically did I – page by page – infuse G. W. Russellgan I p, p in AE, & lit.; ref. poet known as ‘Æ’
VHCD. WilliamsonYou could make this inspirer ape Pierian spring!comp. anag. & lit.

HCs in competition 1052 awarded to:

C. J. AndersonF. H. CrippsJ. F. LeveyA. Rivlin
W. G. ArnottE. DawidJ. C. LeylandD. R. Robinson
D. AshcroftJ. DromeyH. R. LockhartW. Rodgers
G. M. BarkerRev G. FloydA. LoganL. G. D. Sanders
E. A. BeaulahF. D. GardinerD. J. MackayM. Sanderson
R. C. BellN. C. GoddardJ. R. C. MichieW. J. M. Scotland
Mrs A. BoyesS. GoldieDr E. J. MillerA. D. Scott
C. J. BroughamR. G. GrayW. L. MironN. G. Shippobotham
Rev Canon C. M. BrounR. R. GreenfieldC. J. MorseW. K. M. Slimmings
W. S. BrownlieJ. F. GrimshawR. F. NaishA. P. Vincent
E. J. BurgeC. R. GumbrellMrs E. M. PhairMrs M. Vincent
B. BurtonD. V. HarryR. PhillipsA. J. Wardrop
E. ChalkleyJ. HorwoodD. Price JonesM. J. E. Wareham
E. S. ClarkG. JohnstoneRev E. H. PyleR. J. Whale
C. A. ClarkeR. E. KimmonsH. L. RhodesMrs H. D. Williams