Ximenes Competition No. 911  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  907  |  916  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
911 Jul 1966DRAGON normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. O. ButcherWith the scent I’ve got on many romantic blades have made passes at medrag on
SecondN. C. DexterOne that often walks round to ward against silver being pinchedAg in Dr on, & lit.
ThirdD. P. M. MichaelDrake’s for scrap when Spaniard’s about!rag in don; drake2
VHCC. Allen BakerNothing less than an armed horseman could do for medrago(0)n, & lit.
VHCR. T. BaxterSail? There’s the reverse of agreement about it; stores being depleted it would ruin the countryrag in nod (rev.); rag = sail; ref. dockers’ strike
VHCE. A. BeaulahUnusually heavy rider shed nothing; and the scales gave him away!drago(0)n
VHCR. BrainAn early bird was saved from this early worm, by George!cryptic def.; arch. mngs.
VHCW. F. GoodmanSail in, proud Spaniard—Drake’s here!rag in don; drake2
VHCF. G. HowesThe kite has no cause to rise after the end of the windd + no gar (rev.); gar2 = cause
VHCG. JohnstoneI made it hot for George at the Treasury—it’s stop—go again!drag on; ref. G. Brown; drag, stop = obstacle
VHCSir S. KayeMonitor: one who shows skill keeping horseplay within boundsrag in don (= adept)
VHCA. LawrieA monitor’s the fellow to keep horseplay in checkrag in don
VHCJ. H. C. LeachPull to leg soars in the air—floored, by George!drag on, 2 defs.; kite
VHCJ. D. H. MackintoshIt calls for the use of a bit of force when flying highdrag + on (= drunk, high), & lit.; kite
VHCDr T. J. R. MaguireDuke in progress without a shred of clothing, horrifying watcher, in fairy-talerag in D on
VHCC. J. MorseDrake, with an eye on treasure, would set sail into the Spaniard’s midstrag in don; drake2
VHCD. J. ShortI’m watching stars move slowly bydrag on, 2 defs.; Draco constellation
VHCJ. R. StocksFlighty bit of stuff in fellow’s embrace? Not while I’m around!rag in don
VHCD. J. ThorpePhilistine monster used to pinch queen—had hot pants!R in Dagon
VHCA. F. TomsHe reacts fiercely against coming under American influencedrag on; drag in Suppt.
VHCA. TurnerJust the thing for a sail in the river at Aberdeenrag in Don, & lit.; class of yacht
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeSuzie Wong might get me on the tiles in the drawing game!drag on; ref. mah-jong and novel/film ‘The World of S. W.’

HCs in competition 911 awarded to:

Miss V. K. AbrahamsJ. FosterMrs B. LewisH. Rutley
J. AldersonJ. FrydeMrs J. MackieT. E. Sanders
F. D. H. AtkinsonP. D. GaffeyF. McNeillMrs E. M. Simmonds
A. J. BarnardH. GalazkaD. S. MilfordSir W. Slimmings
Col R. L. BellA. B. GardnerE. J. MillerS. Sondheim
A. J. BissetS. GoldieC. G. MillinD. B. Sowter
J. BrockJ. GowingA. C. MorrisonE. B. Stevens
R. S. CaffynM. B. HarrisonP. K. NandiBrig R. F. E. Stoney
J. ColebyF. H. W. HawesM. NewmanF. B. Stubbs
Mrs M. B. CraibMrs E. J. HolmesS. L. PatonA. Sudbery
T. DaviesA. J. HughesMiss M. J. PatrickJ. W. Taylor
F. E. DixonMrs L. JarmanMrs N. PerryB. C. Westall
Flt Sgt J. DromeyA. H. JonesD. C. PleeceG. H. Willett
J. A. FinckenP. W. W. LeachR. PostillG. Williams
J. FloodT. C. C. LeachA. J. RedstoneMrs M. Wishart
R. P. C. FormanJ. P. LesterL. Reece