Ximenes Competition No. 864  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  860  |  868  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
864 Aug 1965PATERNAL normal21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstL. W. JenkinsonA planter may well be concerned for his seedanag.
SecondA. J. HughesPenal art is involved in the Mikado’s kind of way of governinganag.; ref. “In a fatherly kind of way…”, introd. to song, Act II
ThirdT. AndersonHow Husband feels outside hospital ward, mate having a set of triplets within?a tern in pal; tern2
VHCMiss V. K. AbrahamsLearn tap dancing— pop style!anag.
VHCR. AbreyThe old man’s uncommon later ’n what’s like himpa + anag.
VHCC. Allen BakerOne given the right backing before long may go to the top of the popspate + an r. (rev.) + l.; l. = long
VHCW. G. ArnottRound, round, round a trio of the popsa tern2 in lap (rev.)
VHCF. D. H. AtkinsonPop, pop, pop! What can describe the old man’s feelings?i.e. pa ternal (= threefold)
VHCC. O. ButcherDisc, with a long following, cut by Ringo’s top of the popsR in paten + a, l.; l. = long
VHCN. C. DexterPa-pa’s pa-pa-pa?i.e. pa ternal (= threefold)
VHCJ. A. FinckenArt panel staggered—by Dada or Pop?anag.; ref. Dada and Pop Art movements
VHCW. F. GoodmanCrown and anchor operators get a pound from fatherPate RN a L; dice game
VHCSir S. KayePop’s thin liquor—needs a gin (about third of Gordon’s) in it. Now, put it back!(Go)r(don’s) in a net in lap (all rev.); lap2 n.
VHCA. D. LeggeCarving of lean part shows which side a young Sprat favoursanag.; ref. ‘Jack Sprat’
VHCA. A. MalcolmThe top—four infernal concluding items—of the popspate + (infe)rnal
VHCMiss G. M. MayBuddy’s introduced a prize for the top three numbers of the popsa tern2 in pal
VHCW. H. PegramJust like a father! He learnt differently!i.e. pa + anag.
VHCR. PostillMate embracing a bird feels thus? So’s your old man!a tern1 in pal; so’s your old man = vulgarism expressing incredulity
VHCW. K. M. SlimmingsLike one who gets mark of approval—nearly wagging tail off!pat + anag. of nearl(y); gets = begets
VHCS. SondheimPop art panel, derived from Dadaanag.; pop = explode; ref. Dada and Pop Art movements
VHCJ. W. TaylorPop’s a distortion of Art—penal!anag.; ref. Pop Art movement

HCs in competition 864 awarded to:

R. B. AdcockJ. FosterE. M. HornbyB. A. Pike
D. B. J. AmblerA. L. FreemanMrs L. JarmanMaj J. N. Purdon
Mrs P. M. ArmourMrs J. O. FullerL. F. LeasonMr & Mrs A. Rivlin
S. BarnettF. D. GardinerJ. LeitrimT. E. Sanders
R. T. BaxterG. P. GoddardMiss J. S. LumsdenJ. W. Sherwood
Lt Col R. L. BellE. GomersallH. LyonMrs E. M. Simmonds
T. E. BellR. W. HallW. L. MironBrig R. F. E. Stoney
J. M. BrewH. HancockP. H. MorganJ. G. Stubbs
Rev C. M. BrounF. H. W. HawesC. J. MorseP. W. Thacker
Mrs M. P. CraineMrs M. HendersonH. B. MortonM. J. Tomkinson
J. CrowtherH. C. HillsM. NewmanK. I. Torrance
F. E. DixonH. L. HindleyS. L. PatonD. J. Williams
Mrs B. FisherS. HolgateE. G. Phillips