Ximenes Competition No. 929  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  924  |  933  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
929 Nov 1966AMPHITHEATRE normal19


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. W. BatesA bad rep ham is interrupted by it with gusto!it heat in anag., & lit.
SecondD. P. M. MichaelWhere Christians went to their reward—round it a harp theme might be wovenit in anag.
ThirdMrs E. McFeeGallery’ll produce a rude epithet—“ham”—about the first sign of rant.a + r in anag.
VHCB. W. BrookHear them—a pit in uproar—it’s still over their headsanag. still = unmoving
VHCC. O. ButcherA chap with a seat should get something the audience will clap at in herea MP hit + at in here, & lit.
VHCP. R. ClemowFrom here you may see cast ape mirth and hateanag. & lit.; cast = shaped
VHCP. M. CoombsScrambling up the path there, am I right for the Devil’s Punchbowl?anag.; natural a. in Surrey
VHCV. A. R. CooperFrom whence to see one in awful ham at the Rep.I in anag., & lit.
VHCG. CuthbertThere’s a measure of speed, sex appeal and excitement about a circusa mph it heat re
VHCMrs D. M. D’EathA member struck here at random in scene of mounting rowsa MP hit + anag.
VHCJ. FloodMr. E. Heath, a tip—revolutionise! This will give you the seatsanag.; ref. Conservative losses in 1966 Gen. Election
VHCL. H. GarrettThe gods hate tripe—ham makes them upset!anag.
VHCG. P. GoddardAgag’s head lying before the Teraphim, sacrificed, seen in open space among the High PlacesA + anag.; ref. 1 Sam. 15:33
VHCS. GoldieI had endless rows with people about the sand trap—I h-hate ’em being untidyanag.
VHCJ. F. JonesShort current, strike, heater gone wrong—row upon row hereamp hit + anag.
VHCMrs B. LewisI’m a circus clown with the hip, mate, nursing a broken heartanag. in anag.; clown, vb.
VHCMrs J. MackieAh, the Primate palters where earlier Christians stood by their faithanag.
VHCG. Snowden-DaviesIt may well be that I am up here—being non-U!anag. less U, & lit.
VHCG. H. WillettCurrent swing to the left contains thinly disguised threat for upper house seatamp + anag. in hie2

HCs in competition 929 awarded to:

R. B. AllnuttA. L. DennisJ. E. JenkinsR. Postill
W. G. ArnottN. C. DexterL. JohnsonG. J. S. Ross
A. J. ArthurCdr H. H. L. DicksonC. JonesT. E. Sanders
F. D. H. AtkinsonL. L. DixonG. G. LawranceI. R. Scott
A. J. BarnardA. S. EverestA. LawrieMrs E. M. Simmonds
C. BaylissG. W. E. FarrowL. F. LeasonE. B. Stevens
Lt Col R. L. BellRev S. W. FloydJ. P. LesterF. B. Stubbs
E. C. BinghamDr J. FosterMrs S. M. MacphersonP. H. Taylor
Rev C. M. BrounF. FoxcroftH. S. MasonW. H. Thorne
R. S. CaffynI. C. GilchristT. W. MelluishM. H. E. Watson
E. ChalkleyE. GomersallW. L. MironG. R. Webb
R. M. S. CorkMrs M. H. GrayC. J. MorseB. C. Westall
A. E. CrowJ. E. GreenR. A. MostynRev C. D. Westbrook
A. J. CrowR. HamiltonF. E. NewloveR. Whitaker
J. CrowtherMrs K. F. HarrisonE. NorthcottR. F. Ingleby Williams
J. McI. CruickshankE. G. IllingworthMrs N. PerryM. Woolf