Ximenes Competition No. 856  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  851  |  860  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
856 Jun 1965RODOMONTADE normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. W. TaylorOde on Mr. Toad could be this—particularly if he wrote itanag. & lit.
SecondA. J. HughesMod, with a ton up, travelled around showing off.anag. in rode; up = amiss
ThirdMrs E. McFeeTo add more on, fancifully, is to shoot a lineanag.
VHCP. C. BarclayMore to do and extravagant bluster!anag.
VHCC. O. ButcherSeries of words with self-evident theme and more to add on in variationanag.; i.e. about oneself
VHCP. R. ClemowIt’s dead rot being wild about the confounded moon—just an extravagant romancinganag. in anag.
VHCL. D. J. GattIt’s all bluster or too damned blasted extravagantanag.
VHCS. GoldieOde on Mr. Toad might well turn out to be this!anag. & lit.
VHCR. R. GreenfieldDoctor wants deodorant scattered around; there’s an offensive vapourMO in anag.
VHCE. J. GriewPlay brag? It’s too extravagant, or, put another way, too damned complicated!or (rev.) + anag.
VHCH. HancockIt might appear to mean odd or extravagant speechanag.
VHCMrs B. LewisWhat does one Mr. Toad do? A lot of boastinganag.; does = sets in order
VHCH. LyonHere’s a feverish to-do, and more bombastic spoutinganag.
VHCT. W. MelluishGas? A little more deodorant must be sprayed about.mo (= more) in anag.
VHCH. B. MortonBully, ham or turkey-cock could provide this—not chicken, mince nor dodo meatanag.
VHCF. E. NewloveNo ode Mr. Toad composed could reveal such immodesty (or could it?)anag.
VHCD. A. NichollsMore to-do and rampaging around—the sort of palaver we expect from Cassius!anag.; ref. C. Clay
VHCL. T. StokesTo hold forth like one who is over-confident or too damned unconstrained!anag.
VHCJ. Van de LindeDo trade with Moon? Fantastic: boastful bluster, that’s what it is!anag.
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeTo give one self a boost stick a decoration on before some sort of daterod OM on trade
VHCJ. B. WiddowsonSpeech of one who is boastful or too damned excitable!anag.
VHCM. WoolfA little instant deodorant sprinkled around forms a vapourmo in anag.

HCs in competition 856 awarded to:

Miss V. K. AbrahamsL. E. EyresR. E. KimmonsJ. Riley
D. B. J. AmblerC. R. FeatherL. F. LeasonT. E. Sanders
C. Allen BakerJ. FieldingA. F. LerrigoE. O. Seymour
Lt Col R. L. BellMrs N. FisherL. E. LodgeMrs E. M. Simmonds
T. E. BellH. W. FlewettC. J. MorseW. K. M. Slimmings
R. BrainJ. GillDr W. D. OliverMrs I. G. Smith
R. S. CaffynM. InnesR. F. PardoeG. Snowden-Davies
A. N. ClarkMrs L. JarmanG. PerryJ. G. Stubbs
P. M. CoombsA. H. JonesMrs N. PerryH. S. Tribe
N. C. DexterSir S. KayeC. QuinRev J. W. Waddell
L. A. DiehlJ. Hardie KeirE. J. RackhamB. C. Westall
F. E. DixonT. P. KellyDr C. D. Rigg