Ximenes Competition No. 415  Ximenes Slip  |  < 412  |  417 >  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
415 Xmas 1956When the snow lay round about Anagram25

 

AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstMrs N. Fisher“What laud you?” “The new-born Son.” 
FirstE. L. Mellersh“What laud you?” “The new-born Son.” 
FirstJ. J. Moore“What laud you?” “The new-born Son.” 
FirstCapt W. H. W. Ridley“What laud you?” “The new-born Son.” 
HCF. D. H. AtkinsonU.N. troubled—on way to new hash! 
HCF. AylmerBuy wool! Wash not underneath 
HCJ. W. BatesThaw, one unholy burst, and woe! 
HCM. BowlesWe would run anyone hot baths 
HCR. BrainWhat sound ye, tuba, horn? Nowel! 
HCA. BrookesWhat! U.N. no use? Then bloody war 
HCCdr H. H. L. DicksonAbdul won. Where’s Anthony? Out?ref. A. Nasser, A. Eden, Suez
HCT. DwyerHow boys word the annual tune 
HCE. GomersallSelwyn had to woo U.N. but he ran!S. Lloyd, Foreign Secretary
HCR. N. HaygarthWho was yonder ? That blue non-U 
HCA. W. MaddocksHaw! Beastly non-U wood-hunter! 
HCC. R. MalcolmHearty Nowel! Hand out sub, now 
HCC. J. MorseBounty shown on earth we laud 
HCRev R. MurrayWe would run anyone hot baths 
HCF. E. NewloveOh, nurse! Who’d want to ban Yule? 
HCD. A. Nicholls“What weather, boy!” “No sun, old ’un!” 
HCMrs K. PalmerShout! O laud thy new-born Wean! 
HCMrs E. ShackletonBounty shown on earth we laud 
HCR. StephensonWould the wary sun-bathe? No, no! 
HCJ. G. StubbsHobo (non-U, surely!) wanted thaw 
HCP. J. WagstaffeHuh? Not now! Warble on Tuesday 
 

Runners-Up in competition 415 to:

J. A. AdamsonDr W. M. EastherJ. H. LerrigoH. Rotter
E. N. AdlingtonMiss M. W. FieldenJ. D. LockettT. E. Sanders
Mrs AndersonJ. B. FilburnJ. I. LoganI. R. Scott
C. Allen BakerJ. A. FinckenH. LyonMrs W. A. Seymour
H. BakerM. S. Y. FowlerA. MandevilleJ. M. Sharman
Miss A. W. BaldyJ. H. GawlerW. A. McFarlandF. N. Shimmin
Mrs F. BeggG. O. GibbP. F. McLornanR. G. Smith
T. E. BellMrs K. N. GrahamT. W. MelluishM. Bruce Squires
Mrs K. BissettS. B. GreenD. P. M. MichaelT. Strange
R. BryanJ. H. GrummittW. L. MironJ. B. Sweeting
C. CandyG. M. GwynnE. H. MorrisG. L. Symes
G. H. B. ChantreyMrs N. HardingH. C. MunningsS. N. Taylor
Rev B. ChapmanMrs G. L. HarrisonJ. C. NaylorC. S. Thompson
Mrs L. S. CharltonD. HendersonA. P. O’LearyJ. Thompson
R. N. ChignellJ. B. HoareJ. W. ParrD. H. Tompsett
C. ClaveringN. HopeN. A. PerkinsMrs J. Wethered
Miss L. M. CollinsE. M. HornbyG. PerryMiss M. E. Whitaker
P. M. CoombsJ. W. HortonE. G. PhillipsSir H. Wiles
E. B. CottamN. E. HubertG. PimlottR. G. Wilkins
C. A. CroleJ. JonesR. PostillL. E. Willcox
F. DaleS. M. KahnM. G. Powell-DaviesC. E. Williams
W. DarbyMrs M. E. KeddieP. & E. M. PrinceM. Woolf
A. R. Davidson2 Lt K. KenyonK. ReedB. K. Workman
E. DaviesA. LawrieJ. W. RobertsJ. S. Young
Mrs F. DawsonMiss M. A. LeeseW. Rodgers 
Brig W. E. DuncanA. D. LeggeF. A. Roebuck