Ximenes Competition No. 1041  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  1039  |  1045  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1041 Jan 1969TEA-LEAD normal19


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. PostillConservative film about what we brew; Heath admits beer unsuitable for childrenale A in Ted; ref. Edward H.; A, film classification
SecondSir W. SlimmingsSpread round a field, it may save crop going to pota lea in ted
ThirdA. B. GardnerSpread abroad as wrapping for traditional English brew, one we must importale a in ted, & lit.
VHCR. H. AdeyPacking for what, without intoxicating, will cheer, perhaps elate, a driver’s headanag. + a d
VHCC. Allen BakerEarly stages of trials expose a deal wrong in a certain linert, e, a + anag.; ref. QE2’s faulty turbines
VHCJ. CrowtherI’m for keeping the char dry—the flaming old faggot’s pinching the boozeale in tead
VHCJ. GillA long length of cotton spread round; it protects the chesta lea3 in ted
VHCF. G. IllingworthLiner trouble dealt with inside of a year?anag. incl. (y)ea(r); trouble, vb. trans.; ref. QE2’s faulty turbines
VHCL. F. LeasonExtra protection for China? That could make Mao’s heart elatedanag. incl. (M)a(o); ref. US/Chinese rapprochement, 1969; China tea
VHCMrs B. LewisOur char’s chest-protector is one featured in the TV commerciala in tele-ad.
VHCD. P. M. MichaelTV commercial about a blend that might include China or Ceylona in tele-ad.; blend of lead & tin
VHCC. J. MorseI’m attached to bare chests and get elated about a bustanag.
VHCF. R. PalmerIt provides the source of a beverage with a dry surroundingale + a, in ted, & lit.
VHCMrs N. PerryDrink to live, in case it is a strengthenertea lead; lead = live, vbs. trans.
VHCE. J. Rackham:Take a drink and go ahead. You’ll soon see the “silver” liningtea lead
VHCT. E. SandersSomething that protects chests against the damp—one may be seen in short television commerciala in tele-ad.
VHCBrig R. F. E. StoneyWhat does the lining protect? The answer’s in a TV commercialA in tele-ad. & lit.
VHCJ. G. StubbsI keep the dead leaves from the wood, spread out in the sun to dry round a meadowa lea in ted
VHCG. R. WebbDrink and drive—though only a cart—and it’s sure to end in a casetea lead; court case

HCs in competition 1041 awarded to:

C. J. AndersonCdr H. H. L. DicksonR. E. KimmonsG. Perry
F. D. H. AtkinsonA. S. EverestJ. R. KirbyCharlotte Lady Reay
J. W. BatesJ. A. FinckenA. LawrieMrs K. M. Russell
Mrs F. BeggMrs N. FisherA. D. LeggeW. Spendley
T. E. BellJ. FrydeDr T. J. R. MaguireJ. R. Stocks
Mrs K. BissettF. D. GardinerA. A. MalcolmF. B. Stubbs
B. W. BrookS. GoldieH. W. MassinghamJ. B. Sweeting
C. O. ButcherR. M. GreenhalghB. J. McCannJ. W. Taylor
Mrs L. CaveS. HolgateMrs E. McFeeE. W. Webb
P. M. CoombsJ. G. HullT. W. MelluishJ. F. N. Wedge
A. J. CrowJ. E. JenkinsF. E. NewloveG. H. Willett
R. DehnSir S. KayeDr J. D. OgilvieMrs M. R. Wishart
A. L. DennisT. H. KeeleyS. L. Paton