Ximenes Competition No. 954  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  949  |  958  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
954 May 1967CERATE Printer’s Devilry23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstA. L. DennisDan/ton is topless; head removed (after trial by tribunal) 
SecondMrs E. McFeeAshes as li/es hot may be put into the nearest bunker 
ThirdJ. H. C. LeachWho flung a boun/d, rich miller in the Test?Edrich, Miller, cricketers
VHCN. S. BarrettIf you have trouble with your vi/sa, ring to the Minister of the Interior might help 
VHCN. BickerdikeAdam had a boun/den duty to eject the serpent 
VHCC. O. ButcherTut! Men can’t live well on meagre pie/s 
VHCR. N. ChignellBertie Wooster needed a “Bra/very!” telegram from Aunt Dahlia 
VHCMrs M. P. CraineOffer a red u/nder-grilled steak, but no chips 
VHCL. A. DiehlBlonde lad dressed in car/d: King with an airBlondel, Richard I
VHCMrs N. FisherBeing mad on beef, must be a fa/n! Try to market going through 
VHCMrs E. J. HolmesTheir poor la/d faces mean assault and battery by armed thugs 
VHCE. M. HornbyWe shall: releases aboun/d: rich who gets outWes Hall, Edrich
VHCG. JohnstoneWe shall on delivering aboun/d—rich appeal shows thatWes Hall, Edrich
VHCSir S. Kaye“P.D.” is a proper fa/st one—needs guts to complete 
VHCG. D. MeddingsWe shall let go. Aboun/d rich in the last overWes Hall, Edrich
VHCT. W. MelluishI thought at Customs, “I’ll be in Car/diff—risked hell-spot, everything!” 
VHCL. G. D. SandersMiller used to spring—a boun/d rich in funEdrich
VHCE. O. SeymourWill pri/son deter? Gents sink lower still 
VHCM. J. SucklingThe champagne is secon/d best. Now a sweeter one is often preferred 
VHCJ. B. SweetingEvening performance off, and a n/ight’s hell. Make the feathers fly! 
VHCD. H. TompsettAfter slashes by savages, li/es badly cutgolf
VHCRev C. D. WestbrookIn the Test, pollocks, lings, aboun/d—rich sports report 1965!Edrich
VHCDr E. YoungWe shall deliver Ed another—boun/d—rich in the latest rubberWes Hall, Edrich

HCs in competition 954 awarded to:

E. AndersonC. H. DevonaldG. G. LawranceS. R. Parsons
F. D. H. AtkinsonE. G. DurhamA. D. LeggeS. L. Paton
Col P. S. BainesJ. H. EyreMrs B. LewisW. C. Patterson
C. Allen BakerB. H. FordMrs A. LockettL. Reece
J. W. BatesC. R. GambleJ. D. LockettJ. Riley
E. A. BeaulahL. D. J. GattH. LyonK. M. Robb
Maj A. S. BirtG. P. GoddardMrs H. MacAlpinW. Rodgers
W. BonthroneH. J. GodwinA. A. MalcolmH. Rutley
R. BrainW. F. GoodmanG. R. MasonD. E. Samuel
J. C. BrashR. J. GreenC. G. MillinS. Sondheim
J. BrockB. Holland-MartinW. L. MironJ. Sparrow
J. M. BrownF. G. IllingworthC. J. MorseMrs I. Stephens
Miss M. P. ButlerR. H. F. IshamG. M. NeighbourL. T. Stokes
J. H. ClearyA. L. JefferyF. B. NewbouldF. B. Stubbs
J. F. ColdwellD. JesselF. E. NewloveW. Thornton
V. A. R. CooperJ. F. JonesL. W. G. OxleyR. Vincent
R. B. CruseR. E. KimmonsF. R. PalmerW. Whitelaw