Ximenes Competition No. 1036  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  1032  |  1039  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1036 Dec 1968CORONETED normal18


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. PostillSee what Marlborough’s become, without one male voice raised? Are such heads a little uneasy?tenor (rev.) in co-ed; M. College; “Uneasy lies the head…”
SecondA. F. LerrigoSome Eton boys’ parents are disheartened about the school. It’s changedanag. of Eton in cored
ThirdR. A. WellsGetting a century, or a single, Dexter is lordlyC or one Ted (D., cricketer)
VHCR. H. AdeyPeered through a pair of spectacles, centred badlyanag. incl. O,O; peer1, vb.
VHCJ. W. BatesLike Tolloller, a singer ascends embraced by one of the “seminary”tenor (rev.) in co-ed; Lord T., lolanthe, end of opera & Act 1 finale
VHCJ. CrowtherLess than kindhearted? Tender coo’s out of place hereanag.; Tennyson: “Kind hearts are more than coronets”
VHCT. DaviesLords are disheartened about note requiring reformanag. in cored
VHCMrs D. B. JenkinsonWhat Sir Alec was once or Ted might become in a re-shuffle?anag.; ex-Lord Douglas-Home; T. Heath
VHCL. JohnsonHow like Tolloller! His voice is raised in the exposition of a peculiar codetenor (rev.) in anag.; ref. Lord T., Iolanthe, Act 2: “It’s a family tradition…”
VHCSir S. KayeDisheartened about a ring at the cheapest price? A bride might beO net in cored
VHCMrs B. LewisHaving the upper crust in the dress-circle adds tone to the décor and causes a stiranag.; u.c.= head
VHCA. A. MalcolmBlimey! Taking on a singular young roughneck? I’ll be crownedcor one Ted
VHCD. P. M. MichaelOne that, without the headgear, in having a heart is nobler than mostone t(hat) in cored, & lit.; that = coroneted
VHCMiss M. J. PatrickIn the middle of two retrenched beds, viola comes up like lords and ladiestenor (rev.) in co(t, b)ed
VHCN. RolesNoblemen are erect and do no wronganag.
VHCJ. R. StocksUnruly youth follows the gang, going around getting drunk as lordson in core2 + Ted
VHCL. T. StokesIt’s a century or a single with Dexter—that’s descriptive of LordsC or one Ted; Ted D., “Lord Ted”
VHCRev C. D. WestbrookHaving a heart about somebody, Tennyson’s tip, is more than being thisone T in cored, & lit.; Tennyson: “Kind hearts are more than coronets”

HCs in competition 1036 awarded to:

Mrs E. AllenCdr H. H. L. DicksonD. LeggeL. G. D. Sanders
W. G. ArnottM. FairyH. LyonT. E. Sanders
F. D. H. AtkinsonDr J. FosterDr T. J. R. MaguireD. J. Short
C. Allen BakerA. L. FreemanB. ManvellSir W. Slimmings
M. J. BalfourJ. GillH. W. MassinghamMiss B. Smoker
Mrs J. M. BatesP. T. HeathC. G. MillinR. D. Sones
Col R. L. BellE. M. HornbyW. L. MironL. H. Stewart
A. E. BrookesC. H. HudsonC. J. MorseC. E. Williams
C. O. ButcherRev L. B. HutchingsE. J. RackhamM. Woolf
E. ChalkleyG. JohnstoneW. M. Reid 
A. J. CrowCapt G. LanghamJ. Riley 
N. C. DexterA. LawrieD. R. Robinson