Ximenes Competition No. 1076  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  1071  |  1080  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1076 Sep 1969NEFAST Misprints21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstE. M. HornbyStocking is not old and unlikely to runshocking; ne fast
SecondJ. CrowtherWicket’s providing a feast for spinners after the end of the rainwicked; (rai)n + anag.
ThirdFlt Sgt J. DromeyNicked initial n as in newtwicked; n, + as in eft1
VHCMiss V. K. AbrahamsNile is sure to rise in the middle of wintervile; safe (rev.) in (wi)nt(er)
VHCE. S. AinleyIn recurrent riots, a Fenian’s hideouthideous; hidden rev.; ref. Irish troubles 1969
VHCF. D. H. AtkinsonNot in fashion before—extravagant, exciting hatshate; ne fast
VHCC. O. ButcherNot very old libertine makes exciting matehate; ne fast
VHCMrs M. P. CraineNot old-fashioned? Eager to flirt? Then sure to be datedhated; ne fast
VHCN. C. DexterKicked a full-back’s head—sent offwicked; anag. incl. a f(ull-back)
VHCJ. ForsterIt’s torrid—set fan astirhorrid; anag.
VHCF. G. IllingworthSwitch set fan revolvingrevolting; anag.
VHCL. W. JenkinsonBorn in Paris and flirtatious, revealing more than stockingshocking; né (Fr.) fast
VHCJ. D. H. MackintoshHideout for the aged not wanting excitementhideous; ne fast
VHCE. J. MillerHere a person gives nothing away and has fixed earning ratehate; (O)ne + fast
VHCC. J. MorseLeaders of nudist experiment must have secure hideouthideous; n, e, fast
VHCJ. A. SeverAwakening late—not once before timehate; ne fast
VHCRev L. M. StylerScottish lapse in home fixture—lickedwicked; fa’ in nest
VHCJ. B. SweetingRevolving fan set spinningrevolting; anag.
VHCE. F. WatlingStocking should be tight below middle of kneeshocking; (k)ne(e) fast
VHCG. H. WillettHow you can call someone reeking of gin and French not tight!sin; né (Fr.) fast
VHCC. W. WillinkA semi-Fenian rising: Stormont’s leaders lickedwicked; a Fen(ian) (rev.) + St(ormont); ref. Irish troubles 1969

HCs in competition 1076 awarded to:

M. J. BalfourR. B. HarlingMrs E. McFeeF. B. Stubbs
T. E. BellMrs S. HewittE. McNealH. G. Tattersall
A. J. BissetJ. P. H. HirstF. E. NewloveD. H. Tompsett
C. L. BodkinG. JohnstoneB. G. PalmerF. T. Walton
R. BrainR. E. KimmonsM. L. PerkinsH. G. Way
B. W. BrookA. LawrieG. J. S. RossRev C. D. Westbrook
Rev C. M. BrounMrs B. LewisT. E. SandersG. W. Whitehead
R. S. CaffynH. W. LewisN. E. SharpDr E. Young
R. N. ChignellN. A. LongmoreMrs E. M. Simmonds 
Mrs N. FisherMrs S. M. MacphersonJ. R. Stocks