Ximenes Competition No. 1143  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  1140  |  1145  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1143 Xmas 1970MORGIANA normal19


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. Allen BakerPantomime dame: a man disguised, with a built-in bustorgia in anag.; see orgy and bust2
SecondMiss V. K. AbrahamsGo-slow involved big power cut: I improvised oil burnergian(t) in mora; ref. electricity industry work-to-rule in Dec. 1970
ThirdJ. C. LeylandMy name’s made after weird power involves opening of grotto, one with gold inor + g(old) + I in mana & lit.
VHCT. E. BellI settled the gold gang’s leader in the Thousand and One Talesor + g(ang) in MI ana & lit.
VHCR. M. S. CorkShe felled the band leader, letting arm go in a danceanag. & lit.
VHCJ. CrowtherI groan, am jarred—as all my victims said?anag. & lit.
VHCJ. A. FinckenA-roaming, when well oiled, her victims could go no moreanag. & lit.; w.o. = drunk
VHCJ. B. HallisseyI’m an “agro” crazy girl who gave potted thieves some “bovver”anag. & lit.
VHCD. V. HarryI thrust into villainous captain a sharp piece of steelI in Morgan + a & lit.; ref. Capt. Henry M.; piece = woman
VHCR. N. HaygarthShe set fire to some Arabian oil, damaging a rig in Omananag. of a rig with Oman
VHCA. LawrieOne got after a piratical chief encompassing Ali’s end(Al)i in Morgan + a & lit.; ref. Capt. Henry M.
VHCL. F. LeasonDrunkenly a-roaming, she downed the contents of many a jaranag.; down = put down, overthrow
VHCMrs B. LewisThwarted a roaming band of robbers—she got them juggedanag. & lit.
VHCD. F. ManleyI dispose of the leader of outlaws in miscellany of grim taleso(utlaws) in anag. + ana & lit.
VHCR. PostillAga being out involved minor upset; I cooked with oilanag. of Aga with minor; ref. electricity industry work-to-rule in Dec. 1970
VHCK. C. SlaterSlave-girl revels in man’s undoingorgia in anag. & lit.
VHCJ. SparrowAgro man I cookedanag. & lit.
VHCW. SpendleyThis old oil-heater will take a short while to set right againmo + anag. incl. r.; set = arranged
VHCG. R. WebbNothing in weirdly grim tales equals the resourceful slave-girlO in anag. + ana + lit.

HCs in competition 1143 awarded to:

D. B. J. AmblerM. B. FisherH. LyonMiss I. Raab
W. G. ArnottA. L. FreemanMrs J. MackieA. Redstone
Col P. S. BainesJ. GillL. MayT. E. Sanders
P. W. BakerRev J. E. GowingMrs E. McFeeV. Seth
H. M. BarclayR. R. GreenfieldW. L. MironJ. R. Stocks
E. A. BeaulahMrs E. J. HolmesJ. J. MooreRev L. M. Styler
Mrs F. BradfordE. M. HornbyP. H. MorganD. Sullivan
J. C. BrashMiss K. A. HowarthC. J. MorseW. H. Thornton
E. ChalkleyH. W. JenkinsR. A. MostynD. J. Thorpe
P. M. CoombsMrs D. B. JenkinsonV. R. S. MottG. A. Tomlinson
A. J. CrowL. W. JenkinsonF. E. NewloveM. H. E. Watson
N. C. DexterR. E. KimmonsD. A. NichollsJ. Webster
Flt Sgt J. DromeyJ. R. KirbyMrs E. M. PardoC. E. Williams
D. M. DuckworthCapt G. LanghamS. L. PatonS. E. Woods
Mrs B. M. DunlopP. W. W. LeachG. Perry