Ximenes Competition No. 1006  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  1002  |  1010  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1006 May 1968CHROME-PLATING normal21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. O. ButcherShiny skin—a sorry plight no cream is good foranag.
SecondK. R. JenkinsMethod of treating metal, hoping Cr covers itanag. & lit.
ThirdW. E. GreenSpray metal with Cr hoping for protection from rustanag.
VHCG. D. BatesPutting on weather-proof cover disturbed Laver’s start in pro. match, for exampleanag. incl. L, eg; ref. Rod L.
VHCR. S. CaffynLamp right, once put in order—it shines beautifullyanag.
VHCJ. O. CashmanDisturbing plight—romance finishing in a cellanag.; electrolysis
VHCMrs F. Castle-KnightI’m not phlegmatic nor unperturbed—I’m just putting on a bright faceanag.
VHCP. M. CoombsNot exactly phlegmatic nor brilliant film produceranag.
VHCF. E. DixonProducing a smooth finish, as does phlegm in actoranag.
VHCR. P. C. FormanReplacing rust and moth in R. V.anag. of replacing moth; ref. Bible translations; RV = Revised Version; moth = corrosion
VHCA. L. JefferyAgitated mother placing protective cover on bodyanag.
VHCJ. R. KirbyThe finishing of articles by depositing or placing them in a dispersionanag. & lit.
VHCL. F. LeasonWhat can make surface of hub cap glint more?anag. incl. h, & lit.
VHCMrs B. LewisGlossy cover for light romance, woven round Prince as central characterP in anag.
VHCD. P. M. MichaelPerhaps replacing moth or preventing rust?anag.; moth = corrosion
VHCC. J. MorseOpen car might upset with learner in it—in which case this would sufferL in anag.
VHCF. E. NewloveRust-supplanting? Moth-replacing? It could beanag.; moth = corrosion
VHCJ. R. E. PhillipsWhat will cure rust? “PRO-Clean” might, if properly mixed and appliedanag.
VHCT. E. SandersA brilliant film adapted from a light romance about a princeP in anag.
VHCJ. D. WalshI’m electrifying metal (Cr) hoping for a thin coatinganag. & lit.
VHCE. F. WatlingBeginner required to fill vacancy in complicated cinematograph (not “A”) film of great brillianceL in anag. less A

HCs in competition 1006 awarded to:

D. B. J. AmblerJ. F. ColdwellA. LawrieD. G. Putnam
W. G. ArnottR. M. S. CorkDr R. MacgillivraySir W. Slimmings
F. D. H. AtkinsonR. E. CrumDr T. J. R. MaguireW. S. Smerdon
Col P. S. BainesE. DaviesD. MalcolmL. T. Stokes
C. Allen BakerL. L. DixonMrs E. McFeeF. B. Stubbs
A. J. BarnardMrs W. FearonF. E. MorganJ. B. Sweeting
J. W. BatesB. FrancoF. MossD. J. Thorpe
R. A. BatesB. FreedmanK. NealeA. Verdin
P. F. BauchopH. R. GameG. M. NeighbourP. Wallace
T. E. BellK. GibsonM. NewmanJ. F. N. Wedge
Group Capt L. T. CardS. GoldieF. R. PalmerRev C. D. Westbrook
E. ChalkleyJ. E. HarveyL. S. PearceJ. E. Woodley
D. P. ChappellMrs S. HewittR. Postill