Ximenes Competition No. 945  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  941  |  949  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
945 Mar 1967OBLITERATE normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. C. Dexter(Biol.) Treat defective end of a tubeanag. + e, & lit.
SecondE. J. MillerCancel clues: container and contents are to be anag. & lit!lit in anag.; clue2 vb.; ref. Ximenes’ book
ThirdMrs E. McFeeTo remove traces of boil treat end of nose with new make-upanag. + e
VHCC. Allen BakerIt contributes nothing to be a litter bug; remove all traces completelyanag. incl. 0; bug = crazy
VHCJ. W. BatesReduce tubular element; i.e. get tile changed into sort of boateranag. in anag.
VHCP. F. BauchopTo do away with troublesome boil treat with the end of a needleanag. + e
VHCR. T. BaxterTo wash out with a compound of bitter aloeanag.
VHCT. E. BellAlter it somehow in order to make illegible?anag. in OBE
VHCJ. E. BigginMake unreadable, i.e. blot out, then tear to piecesanag. + anag.; out = at fault
VHCCdr H. H. L. DicksonPractically blot out, repeat, blot outanag. of blo(t) + iterate
VHCL. L. DixonMeans to blot out, i.e. a blotter outanag.
VHCDr J. FosterDo this to a Beatle and the rest could form a trioanag. of Beatle trio, & lit.
VHCR. J. GreenDelete: i.e. blot out and tear to piecesanag. + anag.
VHCH. J. KilpatrickBlot out without end—repeat, blot out completelyanag. of blo(t) + iterate
VHCA. LawrieI’m cross through having fallen in love with scoldlit in 0 berate; light3 = come down
VHCMrs B. LewisA sponge will lift the elbow unendingly—assuming I treat, anyway!anag. incl. elbo(w)
VHCMrs S. M. MacphersonBlue-pencil, i.e. blot out and spoilanag. + rate; rate3 = ret
VHCD. P. M. MichaelObscure characters run amok in Beatle riotanag.
VHCM. NewmanBlot right out, i.e. a blotter spoiltanag.
VHCR. PostillWipe out Beatle and disorganised trio remainsanag. of Beatle trio
VHCSir W. SlimmingsExtract of bitter aloe, used here as purge.anag.
VHCJ. A. L. SturrockPurge made from bitter aloeanag.
VHCJ. B. WiddowsonBitter aloe growing rampageous in scrubanag.

HCs in competition 945 awarded to:

W. G. ArnottI. C. GilchristH. S. MasonK. A. Robinson
F. D. H. AtkinsonE. GomersallT. W. MelluishT. E. Sanders
J. A. BlairC. GoodwinC. K. MorganJ. M. Spencer
Rev C. M. BrounN. J. HitchinC. J. MorseL. T. Stokes
C. O. ButcherMaj G. J. InsleyR. A. MostynJ. T. Stringer
E. ChalkleyK. R. JenkinsW. G. MowforthJ. B. Sweeting
P. R. ClemowG. JohnstoneI. J. NicholasB. D. Tarr
M. O. CockramA. H. JonesB. G. PalmerMrs C. M. Theodorson
V. A. R. CooperSir S. KayeR. F. PardoeD. J. Thorpe
A. E. CrowG. G. LawranceL. S. PearceR. S. Watson
A. J. CrowP. W. W. LeachG. PerryG. R. Webb
A. J. EntwistleC. J. LuckK. PomagalskiMrs M. P. Webber
Rev S. W. FloydDr T. J. R. MaguireE. J. Rackham 
R. P. C. FormanA. A. MalcolmRev E. G. Riley 
J. H. GardnerD. W. MasonMr & Mrs A. Rivlin