Ximenes Competition No. 1091  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  1089  |  1093  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1091 Xmas 1969WENCESLAS normal21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. G. MillinA covering on the earth, dry and unspoilt, lay round about—I saw itsal4 sec new (all rev.), & lit.
SecondMrs S. HewittSaw scene transformed about the distance I walked through the snowl. (= league) in anag., & lit.
ThirdMrs N. FisherLooked around—absorbed the raw scene—then left to supply all needsanag. + l, all in saw (rev.), & lit.; raw = out of condition
VHCA. BristowRevised new scales needed for royalty with tradition of lavish entertainmentanag.
VHCP. R. ClemowSkin blemish with scales needing treatment. King’s evil? Quite the reversewen + anag.
VHCP. M. CoombsNew Class E destroyer victualling and refuelling on Boxing Dayanag.
VHCJ. CrowtherReflecting afresh on Christian Endeavour, look among saints for menew (rev.) + C. E. + la in SS, & lit.
VHCN. C. DexterSovereign appearing after blizzardous scene was round aboutanag. + L (£1), all in was, & lit.
VHCMrs J. O. FullerA pattern of sane clews warmed the foot of the pageanag.; ref. puzzle!
VHCT. E. GirdlestoneLooked outside, brought about end of dismal unhappy scene: it all redounds to himanag. incl. l in saw (rev.), & lit.
VHCE. J. GriewCarol King’s two girls, both in need of finishing, absorb art in Parises (Fr.) in wenc(h), las(s)
VHCJ. P. H. HirstObserver of snow scene was upset about end of fuell in anag.
VHCS. HolgateRoyal old square? Has fearfully seen the introduction of Communist lawsanag. incl. C in anag.; ref. W. Sq., Prague, invasion of Czechoslovakia
VHCE. M. HornbyAnother blessed monarch wanting new scales, embarrassed tooanag.
VHCM. InnesSquare behind the Iron Curtain. Brings to mind disorderly scenes and broken lawanag.; W. Sq., Prague, invasion of Czechoslovakia
VHCDr P. D. KingKing showing an extreme of liberality after moving scene was viewed outsidel in anag.
VHCE. C. LanceRiotous scenes—law no longer reigns in Pragueanag.; K. of Bohemia; ref. invasion of Czechoslovakia
VHCP. H. MorganLooking out, saw the ultimate in traditional sceneanag. incl. l, & lit.; out = at fault
VHCC. J. MorsePurveyor of seasonal meat—fresh, dry and salt, all done to a turnnew, sec, sal (each rev.)
VHCR. PostillSaw scene and left after arranging to be leader of relief expeditionanag. incl. l
VHCD. SullivanEarly Christmas present deliverer with trailer and hazardous route backs fresh, dry, saltnew, sec, sal (each rev.); trailer = page; road salt

HCs in competition 1091 awarded to:

R. H. AdeyJ. A. FinckenJ. C. LeylandJ. R. Scarr
C. Allen BakerRev S. W. FloydDr T. J. R. MaguireN. E. Sharp
J. W. BatesS. GoldieS. M. MansellD. J. Short
Col R. L. BellW. F. GoodmanL. MayMrs E. M. Simmonds
N. BickerdikeJ. GowingB. J. McCannK. C. Slater
J. A. BlairW. E. GreenD. P. M. MichaelJ. Sparrow
Rear Adm L. A. BoutwoodR. R. GreenfieldF. E. NewloveR. E. Stumbles
Mrs A. BoyesMrs E. J. HolmesM. NewmanJ. B. Sweeting
A. L. BrownF. G. IllingworthW. H. PegramJ. C. P. Taylor
C. O. ButcherMrs D. B. JenkinsonM. L. PerkinsD. J. Thorpe
R. S. CaffynG. JohnstoneD. C. PleeceG. A. Tomlinson
E. ChalkleySir S. KayeM. G. Powell-DaviesA. Turner
Mrs M. P. CraineR. E. KimmonsE. J. RackhamM. E. Ventham
Dr J. CrowtherJ. R. KirbyW. J. RichardsP. B. G. Williams
Cdr H. H. L. DicksonMrs M. KissenD. L. Roberts 
L. L. DixonL. F. LeasonE. Robinson 
W. P. M. FieldMrs B. LewisT. E. Sanders