Ximenes Competition No. 1010  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  1006  |  1015  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1010 Jun 1968MOTORIST normal20


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. P. M. MichaelOnce more is in wrong—in Britain, right is denied himmo + is in tort; driving on left
SecondC. C. M. GiffinThe doctor is in the wrong. He should not carry on beyond 70MO + is in tort; national speed limit
ThirdDr T. J. R. MaguireThe guy’s almost disposed to admit receptacles for blowing intori in most (US), & lit.; blow = bloom; breathalysers
VHCJ. W. BatesOne for the road? I can always show the doctor is in the wrongMO + is in tort
VHCE. W. BurtonDisorderly riots in his ministry; this man was behind the Red Flaganag. in MOT; man with flag in early days
VHCC. O. ButcherI’m often in the saloon when I should be abstemious or T.T.—I’m so naughtyanag.; saloon car, drink-driving law
VHCP. M. CoombsI’m going on the streets. Motive? It’s impropermotor (adj.) + anag.
VHCJ. CrowtherOne sort sorely restricted by ministry responsible?anag. incl. I in MOT, & lit.
VHCR. P. C. FormanHill’s one—among greatesttor I in most, & lit.; ’s = has; ref. Graham H., racing driver
VHCL. D. J. GattHill is, in a word, at Le Manstor is in mot (Fr.), & lit.; ref. Graham H., racing driver
VHCN. C. GoddardHill is right in saying he’s a fast onetor is in mot (= saying), & lit.; ref. Graham H., racing driver
VHCSir S. KayeI’m sort to run amok—I take folk for a rideanag.
VHCA. LawrieIs in the wrong after a second short? He could bemo (= moment) + is in tort, & lit.; i.e. short drink
VHCJ. H. C. LeachHill, typically, is a rocky height in rainy surroundingstor in moist; ref. Graham H., racing driver
VHCMrs B. LewisSaloon-keeper usually places non-U sight-seer after a secondMO + to(u)rist; saloon car
VHCJ. P. MernaghSinger transports one perhaps, shaking torso most of timeanag. incl. tim(e); Singer, British carmaker
VHCJ. G. StubbsTom’s worried about revolutionary figures—he’s no longer a follower of the red flagtori in anag.; man with flag in early days
VHCM. E. VenthamHill’s one, included in the greatesttor I in most, & lit.; ’s = has; ref. Graham H., racing driver
VHCJ. D. WalshHill, one among the greatest, was a champion thistor I in most, & lit.; ref. Graham H., racing driver
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeMarsh gas often affects me—it’s from decay turning in dampanag. in moist; ref. Richard M., Min. of Transport

HCs in competition 1010 awarded to:

E. S. AinleyS. D. ChalkR. E. KimmonsMrs I. G. Smith
T. AndersonE. ChalkleyL. F. LeasonG. Snowden-Davies
M. J. ArmstrongCdr H. H. L. DicksonH. LyonJ. Sparrow
W. G. ArnottFlt Sgt J. DromeyJ. D. H. MackintoshT. A. J. Spencer
C. Allen BakerE. R. EvansMrs S. M. MacphersonL. T. Stokes
M. J. BalfourG. GarganT. A. MartinJ. B. Sweeting
Mrs D. BarkerS. C. GilchristP. H. MorganC. M. Tatham
A. J. BarnardJ. W. HammondC. J. MorseG. R. Webb
Miss P. A. BaxS. HolgateS. L. PatonMrs M. P. Webber
J. C. BrashD. E. G. IrvineMiss M. J. PatrickB. C. Westall
B. W. BrookMrs L. JarmanD. G. PutnamC. E. Williams
A. BruceT. E. S. JobsonMrs E. M. Simmonds 
J. R. BurtonG. JohnstoneSir W. Slimmings