Ximenes Competition No. 800  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  796  |  804  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
800 May 1964Charlemagne, Emperor of the West Anagram23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstR. A. MostynMen greet fresh law epoch at Rome 
SecondI. CousinsCalm emerges. The new hope for Art 
ThirdF. G. IllingworthNow the arts emerge, for help came 
VHCA. J. BarnardHelmet—Spear—Gore—Fame—The Crown 
VHCC. O. ButcherGot ephemeral crown—there’s fame! 
VHCR. S. CaffynMore than power graces me, he felt 
VHCJ. CrowtherWe help fête Rome’s great monarch 
VHCN. C. Dexter… whom Leo names her great prefectPope Leo III
VHCCdr H. H. L. DicksonRome was then the place of merger 
VHCJ. A. FinckenTop schemer me of great new realm 
VHCMrs N. FisherGreat hero, whom feal men respect 
VHCP. D. GaffeyRome gets helper from wet Aachensupposed birthplace
VHCD. HawsonHe a gentle Mars—who more perfect? 
VHCA. J. HughesPlace of the merger, then, was Rome 
VHCMrs E. McFeeHero gets crown—ample fame there! 
VHCB. A. PikeCheers met the regal man of power 
VHCMrs G. RatkowskaRealms of peace then grew thro’ me 
VHCJ. RileyWelcome sphere for the great man 
VHCMiss M. SmithSceptre, throne, fame regale whom? 
VHCJ. B. SweetingGrasp fame? Me? The crown, Leo Three!Pope Leo III
VHCMrs J. ThomasAltogether new map for me! Cheers! 
VHCMrs M. P. WebberWelcome sphere for the great man 
VHCP. B. G. WilliamsGot ephemeral crown—there’s fame! 

HCs in competition 800 awarded to:

T. AndersonJ. GillJ. D. H. MackintoshMrs E. M. Simmonds
A. W. AspinallS. GoldieA. A. MalcolmC. H. Smith
Col P. S. BainesMrs K. N. GrahamP. J. MeadeG. Snowden-Davies
J. W. BatesR. R. GreenfieldC. J. MorseR. Stephenson
R. T. BaxterMrs E. J. HolmesM. NewmanT. L. Strange
Miss M. I. BluntL. JohnsonD. F. PalingJ. G. Stubbs
J. C. BrashR. E. KimmonsMiss M. J. PatrickM. J. Tomkinson
Mrs A. BristowCapt G. LanghamMiss D. M. PerkinsJ. Ward
A. N. ClarkK. F. LawtonMrs N. PerryRev D. J. C. Weber
P. M. CoombsL. F. LeasonR. PostillJ. B. Widdowson
C. T. DavieA. D. LeggeC. QuinT. H. Willcocks
W. EiteA. F. LerrigoP. M. RaffanC. W. Willink
R. N. ExtonMrs B. LewisRev E. G. RileyCanon R. J. Wood
L. E. EyresG. A. LinsleyT. E. Sanders 
J. H. GawlerMrs D. ListerJ. Sanderson