Ximenes Competition No. 900  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  898  |  902  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
900 Apr 1966PARAMECIA or PAREOEANS normal20


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. C. DexterWild apes are no relations of Peking ManPareoeans; anag.
SecondD. P. M. MichaelI found in devastated camp area only low forms of life like mulesparamecia; I in anag.; mules = slippers
ThirdC. J. MorseAmerica’s crazy to follow our “pops”—they’re one of the lowest forms of life!paramecia; pa + anag.
VHCF. D. H. AtkinsonSlippery little pond creatures—after fission a pair cameparamecia; anag.; ref. reproduction
VHCMrs J. M. BatesA pair came unstuck, but they still look like slippersparamecia; anag.
VHCJ. W. BatesWhipped cream in a state the reverse of first-rate may produce them!paramecia; Pa. + anag. + A1 (rev.), & lit.
VHCP. F. BauchopOpen areas laid to waste by Genghis Khan’s menPareoeans; anag.
VHCR. BrainYellow people need e.&o.e. after fish before entering answerPareoeans; par e. o.e. + ans; ref. No. 898!
VHCC. O. ButcherKnock back French spirit here and one can fabricate slippery creatures invisible to ordinary eyesparamecia; rap (rev.) + âme ci (Fr.) + a
VHCP. R. ClemowDad comes before the beak—reverse of sweet—one making examples of slippery creaturesparamecia; pa ram + ice (rev.) + a
VHCW. J. DuffinA Burmese race found in rough open areasPareoeans; anag.
VHCS. GoldieTiny creatures, looking like mules? It’s Pa and I, taken with faulty camera!paramecia; pa + anag. incl. I; mules = slippers
VHCA. HallA cream gone off, vegetable matter left standing outside—here you find usanag. in pia (plant), & lit.
VHCL. W. JenkinsonI came unstuck after Standard One—for multiplication they rely on division!paramecia; par a + anag.
VHCL. JohnsonA pair came fuddled: they’re likely to be present if there’s still standing of liquorparamecia;anag.
VHCR. E. KimmonsThey’re like little mules—a pair came prancingparamecia; anag.; mules = slippers
VHCA. V. LanghamGenghis Khan left these open areas completely devastatedPareoeans; anag.
VHCA. LawrieBefore one in charge returns, sire meets odd mare, begetting little mule-like animals(paramecia; pa + anag. + a i/c (rev.)
VHCDr T. J. R. MaguireFrom a split came a pair, and so we are gotparamecia; anag. & lit.
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeMore than one minute being abnormal I came unplacedparamecia; para (prefix) + anag.; unplace = displace = disarrange

HCs in competition 900 awarded to:

Miss V. K. AbrahamsA. S. EverestD. MalcolmC. A. Sears
R. AbreyR. R. GreenfieldT. A. MartinMrs E. M. Simmonds
C. AshbyMrs M. I. M. HunterP. H. MorganW. K. M. Slimmings
C. Allen BakerC. JonesFlt Lt L. W. G. OxleyL. T. Stokes
A. J. BissetT. P. KellyW. H. PegramG. R. Webb
Mrs K. BissettC. KeyE. G. PhillipsG. H. Willett
A. BristowMrs D. M. KissenT. J. PimbleyMrs G. Williams
J. BuntingMrs J. LawrenceR. PostillMrs H. D. Williams
J. H. ClearyJ. C. LeonardMrs K. H. RossM. Woolf
R. M. S. CorkJ. D. LockettP. Salveson