Ximenes Competition No. 920  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  916  |  924  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
920 Sep 1966ARISTATE Printer’s Devilry25


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstMiss E. J. CampbellA p/ris une pomme-de-terre? 
SecondDr T. J. R. MaguireAnd says our Di/ves, “O to be dashed—ashes—off the Fire!”Pepys
ThirdBrig R. F. E. StoneyFirst driver off err/s. Ill wind is playing some tricks, I know 
VHCC. Allen BakerHow bad is the di/g? O ‘tis mire, peated to excessegotism
VHCG. E. BakerAn expression I can’t bear—to he/ll! The children, they mustn’t use it! 
VHCT. E. BellHow many have echoed the well-known Di/ves: “O to be dandled the way aloft!”Pepys
VHCR. BrainI, Ma’am, abe/d, grow stubby without exercise 
VHCR. S. CaffynIf you want some scandal, give an Intimate di/nner 
VHCP. M. CoombsAge/d? Was reverse! Was forward: hence her mishap 
VHCJ. CrowtherHaving pressed my suit, I am to we/d; all I need is a carnation 
VHCN. C. DexterBaby-talk I hate. To he/ll, children! That, thank you, sounds better 
VHCB. L. H. FordWhat incensed the red persecutor so? Fat s/kater in burgher splendourEkaterinburg
VHCS. HolgateAt Ampleforth you may not always find a m/aster because he may be on holidayMarist
VHCB. J. IliffeIf reminiscences of royalty don’t earn a di/nner or two, the people can’t have heard 
VHCK. R. JenkinsBeing in the re/d, the pace is too hot for me 
VHCA. H. JonesWho would take a nap i/n gallon jar of honey? Pooh?apiarist
VHCA. D. LeggeThe westerner, who hides little, might well think the oriental s/ly 
VHCJ. L. MackieThe Prime Minister arrived, wearing slippers and s/ly-looking as everref. Indira Gandhi
VHCR. P. C. MutterQuite the worst adaptation of Le/s Miserables—how I deplore its happy ending!ref. Nahum Tate’s ‘The History of King Lear’, 1681
VHCS. L. PatonCar din’s not for me, I’ll stick to as/s—thee astern, lady!Pierre Cardin
VHCH. RutleyAfter finishing well in the re/d I can trace a gain 
VHCMrs E. M. SimmondsPay that to Pi/nner for the bird. She’s nipped into my boxbox hedge
VHCJ. B. SweetingWhatever’s that? Noisy guit/ar—drums—“pop” everywhere! 
VHCF. T. WaltonIn the be/d you’ve a very competent performer, if it’s hugging you want 
VHCW. WattsWe read i/t on the wall: “Game might deserve an entry”Eton Wall Game

HCs in competition 920 awarded to:

Dr R. E. AdamA. S. EverestM. A. LassmanE. J. Rackham
A. BarkasJ. H. EyreG. G. LawranceA. Redstone
A. J. BarnardG. E. FallowsA. LawrieD. W. Reeds
J. W. BatesJ. FieldingJ. H. C. LeachW. G. Roberts
P. F. BauchopJ. FloodMrs B. LewisW. Rodgers
Mrs K. BissettMrs E. FranklinMrs A. LockettT. E. Sanders
J. C. BrashB. FreedmanJ. D. H. MackintoshR. Scaife
C. O. ButcherF. D. GardinerMrs S. M. MacphersonE. O. Seymour
H. B. CannonL. H. GarrettG. R. MasonMrs E. Shackleton
D. P. ChappellC. C. M. GiffinA. J. McCombeW. Steinberg
Mrs A. S. ClarkI. C. GilchristMrs E. McFeeJ. T. Stringer
D. L. L. ClarkeP. G. W. GlareD. McLarenF. B. Stubbs
P. T. ClarkeS. GoldieMrs K. D. M. MeadleyP. G. Taylor
J. H. ClearyE. GomersallT. W. MelluishD. G. Thomas
A. S. CookRev R. M. GraceMiss M. M. MooreMrs J. Thomas
R. M. S. CorkR. R. GreenfieldP. H. MorganI. Torbe
Mrs M. P. CraineF. H. W. HawesC. J. MorseJ. Walters
A. J. CrowD. HawsonF. E. NewloveE. F. Watling
J. McI. CruickshankMrs M. HendersonC. S. F. OliverM. H. E. Watson
A. E. DanherE. M. HornbyN. O’NeillG. R. Webb
E. DaviesSqn Ldr S. J. HowardMiss M. J. PatrickMrs V. Webb
Miss M. O. DavisF. G. IllingworthL. S. PearceT. G. Wellman
L. A. DiehlL. JohnsonW. H. PegramS. A. Wetherfield
F. E. DixonG. JohnstoneH. C. S. PerryG. Williams
W. G. DoddsSir S. KayeMrs N. PerryM. Woolf
R. G. P. EdwardsR. E. KimmonsB. A. Pike 
E. R. EvansC. D. KopkinR. Postill