Ximenes Competition No. 1131  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  1127  |  1135  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1131 Sep 1970CAROUSER Misprints22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. C. DexterCausing stir in a mini perhaps, I ought to go home in a maxitaxi; rouse in car
SecondE. J. RackhamI like to go home with a skilful motorist who has imbibed nothingskinful; O in car user
ThirdJ. B. SweetingI sing in the tub: I could be Caruso … I’m not sure …pub: anag. + er
VHCC. Allen BakerA cat endlessly on the alert makes a great mouserbouser; ca(t) + rouser
VHCB. W. BrookI am towing a car without a bumpertoping; rouse2 in car
VHCH. J. GodwinVehicle about to start is not making much noisesot; rouse in car
VHCS. GoldieRooster who wakes our cares anewroister; anag.; wake = hold late revel (obs.)
VHCE. G. IllingworthFlying saucer circling or rising—I’m a fibberbibber; or (rev.) in anag.
VHCF. G. IllingworthA bumper with chromium all round, the sort that brightens up the carbar; a + rouse2 in Cr
VHCN. KemmerAlarm in car: this tyre has blow-outstype; rouse in car
VHCJ. R. KirbyA scourer can literally transform an old potsot; anag.
VHCA. LawrieSoar—an English river set in boggy groundsoak; Ouse in carr
VHCMrs B. LewisWhat ruins your sleep on the first sign of cock-crow? A roosterroister; c(ock-crow) + arouser
VHCMrs E. McFeeRooster’s about and active—something that disturbs a sleeperroister; c. a. rouser
VHCC. J. MorseRooster—the countryman’s first alarmroister; c(ountryman) + arouser
VHCMrs E. M. SimmondsCommonly butter is dear to an Italian consumerbuster: caro (It.) + user
VHCL. T. StokesA motorist should imbibe nothing—I’ll be on the right sidetight; O in car user
VHCRev L. M. StylerFord over two rivers? I’ll get ferrymerry; R. + Ouse, all in car; Ford car; River Ouse
VHCF. T. WaltonHe shows an absorbing interest in housing: he’ll transform our acresbousing; anag.
VHCE. F. WatlingWho rebels most vociferously? The motorist, about nothingrevels; O in car user
VHCJ. WebsterHe patently delights in ravelling out our caresrevelling; anag.
VHCRev C. D. WestbrookLeveller—one producing alarm in King Charles?reveller; arouse in CR; ref. political movement of English Civil War

HCs in competition 1131 awarded to:

Miss V. K. AbrahamsA. J. CrowT. E. GirdlestoneR. Postill
F. D. H. AtkinsonJ. CrowtherW. F. GoodmanW. G. Roberts
A. J. BissetP. W. DennisR. B. HarlingE. Robinson
Mrs K. BissettCdr H. H. L. DicksonD. V. HarryG. J. S. Ross
Mrs A. BoyesW. J. DuffinN. L. HindleyD. J. Short
Rev C. M. BrounA. S. EverestMrs L. JarmanJ. Sparrow
D. BuxtonMrs W. FearonR. E. KimmonsBrig R. F. E. Stoney
D. L. L. ClarkeW. P. M. FieldJ. C. LeylandF. B. Stubbs
C. J. ClaytonJ. A. FinckenLt Col D. MacfieG. H. Willett
R. M. S. CorkMrs N. FisherMrs E. M. PhairD. C. Williamson