Ximenes Competition No. 817  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  812  |  821  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
817 Sep 1964WYLIE-COATS normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstMrs L. JarmanSlips over Scottish briefs? The Law Society’s shattered!anag.
SecondMrs B. LewisIn these, will twa lie cosy? Will, that!anag. & lit.: will3 = astray, Scot.
ThirdMiss M. J. PatrickCanny sounding layers of rails on Scottish sleepers‘wily’ coats; rail5
VHCA. J. BarnardWhat Jock and Jenny need to make twa lie cosyanag. & lit.
VHCA. J. BissetTurn up wi’ set o’ lacy nightwear at Gretnaanag.; turn up = disturb
VHCJ. BrockYe’ll find twa lie cosy in these. Och aye!anag. & lit.
VHCJ. CrowtherWherefore play upon the pipes? (by ear). Such habits are basic to the Scotsi.e. why lick oats
VHCMrs DennisonCosily twae skeigh lassies smuggle into themanag.; smuggle2
VHCJ. FloodLaw Society in trouble—slips up in Scotlandanag.
VHCR. R. GreenfieldThe Law Society’s disturbed by things that gae on in robing-roomsanag.
VHCK. J. HardingBoth law and society are disturbed by lassie’s nocturnal habitsanag.
VHCA. J. HughesNightdresses that make cosy twa lie inanag. & lit.
VHCA. LawrieNae less than twa cosy shifts to pass the night in!lie in anag., & lit.
VHCJ. LeeceWhere Rabbie “wadna be surprised to spy,” say, two lice sprawling and sprattlinganag. & lit.; Burns, “To a Louse”
VHCC. J. MorseClever sounding Shakespearean quotes: one of them comes in the sleep-walking scene from “Macbeth”i.e. wily coats; coat2
VHCR. A. MostynGarments for Scotch lassies in bed; twa lie cosy, entwinedanag.
VHCL. ParrisGarments wild young lassies in Edinburgh cast off at the sun’s first signsfirst letters & lit.
VHCR. PostillWhat young ladies in Edinburgh cast off as they sleep? Only the forward ones!first letters & lit.
VHCF. B. RamseyI scowl at ye stravaiging in yon nightiesanag.
VHCD. J. ShortTae mak twa lie cosy, use theseanag. & lit.
VHCJ. R. WhiteleggThey can mak twa cosy when about to sleep!lie in anag., & lit.
VHCC. E. WilliamsBrawly nocturnal habits of female cat—i.e. yowls horriblyanag.; brawly, Scots. adj. & adv.

HCs in competition 817 awarded to:

D. B. J. AmblerA. E. CrowW. LangstaffA. R. Read
C. Allen BakerN. C. DexterL. E. LodgeMrs R. M. Sefton
S. BarnettF. E. DixonMrs W. J. MahoodJ. A. Sever
R. T. BaxterI. D. DoakA. A. MalcolmN. E. Sharp
Mrs A. L. BoormanJ. E. DorringtonMrs E. McFeeW. K. M. Slimmings
J. C. BrashJ. FieldingT. W. MelluishT. L. Strange
C. O. ButcherMrs N. FisherF. E. NewloveP. H. Taylor
A. R. ChandlerS. GoldieD. A. NichollsW. H. Thornton
R. N. ChignellE. GomersallM. O’HanlonH. S. Tribe
A. N. ClarkC. H. HudsonW. H. PegramG. R. Webb
G. H. ClarkeF. G. IllingworthMrs N. PerryS. A. Wetherfield
J. ColebyL. W. JenkinsonD. R. PownallDr R. L. Wynne