Ximenes Competition No. 949  Ximenes Slip  |  < 945  |  954 >  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
949 Apr 1967BROWSING normal20

 

AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstDr T. J. R. MaguireThe makings of Blandings’ top sow, quivering among the layersB + anag. in ring, & lit.
SecondMrs B. LewisIt may involve turning over new leaves—some will reach the bible and readdouble mng.; bible, read, stomachs of ruminants
ThirdD. B. J. AmblerBaby’s head is wrong, confound it: it keeps nanny occupiedanag.; ref. goat
VHCC. O. ButcherIn the library it’s common to be vocal and get a b—— scolding over itb row sing
VHCE. ChalkleyFirst of the beet grown is mashed for fodderb anag.
VHCJ. F. ColdwellI build up neat pile stuffed with old ragsrows in bing; neat = cattle
VHCN. C. DexterHoffers don’t object to it—nor do heifers!2 mngs; ref. Cambridge booksellers
VHCS. GoldieIs it A. feeding B. speeding C. reading? B is wrong, quiet wronganag. & lit.
VHCA. H. JonesReading in a loose fashion described as the capital of Berkshire is wrong, quite wrongB + anag.
VHCSir S. KayeWorking jaws into a rick?rows in bing & lit.; rick1; row3 (= a scolding = jaw)
VHCG. J. KeirFodder for stores makes bins growanag.; stores = cattle for fattening
VHCA. LawrieForage cap is wrong, quite wrong, with beefeater’s headb + anag.; cap vb. imperative
VHCL. F. LeasonCursorily studying shelves, perhaps, in a collectionrows in bing & lit.
VHCMrs E. McFeeEating sprouts from tip of butter-knife is wrong, quite wrongb + anag.
VHCT. W. MelluishWith brigs now being re-adapted, what’s the skipper doing?anag.
VHCG. PerryReading (parts of): transport system due to engulf southS in BR owing
VHCR. PostillB. Wooster’s companion for sluicing, oddly enough, is G. Brownanag.; “browsing & sluicing”
VHCL. T. StokesBig rows blowing up about the start of nationalisation going through various readingsn in anag.; ref. British Steel Corporation
VHCF. B. StubbsThis does often nibble the front part of the penbrow Sing(-Sing); does = deer
VHCJ. G. StubbsDipping into novels in the library? Go for Scott without argumentsrows in bing2
 

HCs awarded in competition 949 to:

Miss V. K. AbrahamsCdr H. H. L. DicksonJ. H. C. LeachJ. W. Parr
R. AbreyL. L. DixonP. W. W. LeachS. L. Paton
Dr G. B. ArrowsmithMiss K. DowlingA. D. LeggeMiss M. J. Patrick
F. D. H. AtkinsonA. S. EverestMiss A. M. MackieW. H. Pegram
Col P. S. BainesI. D. FergusonMrs J. MackieD. C. Pleece
C. Allen BakerMrs N. FisherH. MacRaeC. A. Sears
Mrs D. BarkerJ. FrydeMrs W. J. MahoodMrs E. M. Simmonds
R. T. BaxterP. G. W. GlareJ. P. MernaghD. B. Sowter
T. E. BellMrs K. N. GrahamD. P. M. MichaelA. Sudbery
Mrs H. BillinghamN. J. HitchinE. J. MillerJ. B. Sweeting
A. J. BissetE. M. HornbyC. K. MorganH. S. Tribe
C. I. BullockC. H. HudsonL. A. MoritzD. Warren
P. R. ClemowJ. G. HurstP. MurrayJ. F. N. Wedge
H. C. CopemanMaj G. J. InsleyF. R. OliverP. B. G. Williams
Mrs M. P. CraineJ. E. JenkinsR. O’Donoghue 
J. CrowtherC. JonesR. F. Pardoe