Ximenes Competition No. 1045  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  1041  |  1049  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1045 Feb 1969SPLIT / MOUTH Right and Left23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstW. F. GoodmanLisp in confusion the beginning of that screed of Burns: recite “Wee thleekit, cow’rin’, tim’routh beathtie”anag. + t(hat); lisping pron. of ‘mouse’; screed (Scot.) = tear
SecondJ. A. FinckenWhat lips may be at the end of a bout, kisser being in form out hereanag. + (bou)t & lit.; hidden; ref. boxing; kisser (slang) = mouth
ThirdMrs E. McFeeDo in the Doctor, cry leaders of Student Power, burning to make use of a cleaverut1 in MOH; S P lit; ref. protests against LSE Director, Dr W. Adams
VHCJ. W. BatesA thousand extinguished with hydrant spout—beginnings of students’ protests settled, shipwreckedM out H; s, p + lit; ref. protests against LSE Director, Dr W. Adams
VHCMrs G. BonsallHere’s a speaker—rant, disrupt; that’s what students do about leaders of plutocracy2 mngs.; pl(utocracy) in sit; ref. protests against LSE Director, Dr W. Adams
VHCRev C. M. BrounDo in the official doctor for talking with careless lips, and the ending of it—divulged secretsut1 in MOH; anag. + (i)t; poss. ref. to leaked information re Patrick Troughton leaving “Dr. Who”
VHCJ. F. ColdwellSeaside town’s cracked outfall—do see the public health chief about it2 mngs.; ut1 in MOH; Split, Yugoslavia
VHCV. A. R. CooperWhat does an MP do about pending licence initially? Divulge secrets—here you see the speaker grimacep, l in sit; 2 mngs.; ref. rumours of 1969 Budget VED rise leaked by Sir Gerald Nabarro
VHCMrs M. P. CraineOne needs make-up in harem: out here more than half lipstick’s unfit, brokenhidden; anag. of lipst(ick)
VHCM. J. DaintithThousand in revolt—shocking licence—utter wreck—to encompass opening of L.S.E. you’ve to eject with violenceM out H; L(SE) in spit; ref. student protests against LSE Director, Dr W. Adams; H, old film classification
VHCN. C. DexterWhat rivers do on the Adriatic coast—there’s a coastal opening for rivers to do this2 mngs.; 2 mngs.; those who rive; Split, Yugoslavia; mouth = debouch
VHCJ. GillStudents’ leader, getting head of L.S.E. in a hole, creates schism: union’s leader, interrupting frivolous type, effects entranceS + L(SE) in pit; u(nion) in moth; ref. student protests against LSE Director, Dr W. Adams
VHCS. GoldieMaster, in the open, at front of hazard, lipped hole in crisp little crack with wedgeM out h; hidden; ref. golf Open Championship
VHCD. J. HillyardBreak bad lisp before start of training a voice: to hum is wronganag. + t; anag.
VHCK. R. JenkinsOpening speaker divulged secrets: first signs of several printed leaflets—increased tax2 mngs.; first letters; ref. rumours of 1969 Budget VED rise leaked by Sir Gerald Nabarro
VHCC. J. MorseThere’s a bit of flotsam out here in the estuary—wrecked on the Adriatic coasthidden; 2 mngs.; Split, Yugoslavia
VHCR. PostillRant; a quid in it produces saliva. Rent: a quid from it produces saliva2 mngs.; i.e. split less L = spit; tobacco
VHCM. C. C. RichAn element of corruption for all to see has entered in, spokesman divulged, and pound is involved in slight fallU in moth; L in spit
VHCSir W. SlimmingsIn Yugoslavia, what river makes an inlet to a gorge, visible to anyone in a plane2 mngs.; U in moth; one who rives; Tiger Moth aeroplane
VHCJ. G. StubbsHead of seraglio quietly attended with a lamp crack kisser in harem outhouses + p + lit; hidden; k. (slang) = mouth
VHCR. D. ThompsonDisunity in Yugoslavia. Opening for discussion impossible between leaders of Montenegro and Hercegovina2 mngs.; out (= impossible) in M, H; city and states in Yug.
VHCB. J. WainInsect has superior internal feeding organ; it’s a long opening with soft interior leading to another openingU in moth; p in slit
VHCG. H. WillettIt creates talk and is smart in a flapper to reveal cleavage and be very fastU in moth; 2 mngs.

HCs in competition 1045 awarded to:

D. B. J. AmblerD. M. DuckworthMrs B. LewisMrs E. M. Simmonds
F. D. H. AtkinsonA. J. DuncumMrs A. LockettS. Sondheim
G. E. BakerR. P. C. FormanR. H. MaynardJ. R. Stocks
M. J. BalfourF. D. GardinerD. McFadyenBrig R. F. E. Stoney
T. E. BellN. C. GoddardD. P. M. MichaelF. B. Stubbs
J. M. BennettR. B. HarlingT. J. MooreyA. Sudbery
J. A. BlairW. A. HayMiss M. J. PatrickDr W. G. A. Swan
A. BremnerMrs R. HerbertL. S. PearceK. Thomas
C. O. ButcherMrs E. J. HolmesW. H. PegramM. E. Ventham
E. ChalkleyJ. F. JonesMrs N. PerryJ. D. Walsh
J. CrowtherSir S. KayeMrs E. M. PhairMrs M. P. Webber
H. A. C. DarwenR. E. KimmonsW. J. PlumbRev C. D. Westbrook
A. L. DennisJ. R. KirbyE. J. RackhamA. R. Wheatley
Cdr H. H. L. DicksonA. LawrieDr D. S. Robertson 
Flt Sgt J. DromeyK. F. LawtonN. Roles 
G. H. Du BoulayL. F. LeasonT. E. Sanders