Ximenes Competition No. 962  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  958  |  967  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
962 Jul 1967PALING normal19


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstSir S. KayeEarly stop in recurrent adverse balance of trade might well protect poundlin in gap (rev.); pound2
SecondR. PostillMate has an odd gin; so remains upright—unlike 10 acpal + anag., 2 defs.; upright, n.; opp. of ablush
ThirdC. O. ButcherEach year women’s clothing (half unnecessary) is getting lighterp.a. ling(erie)
VHCCol P. S. BainesNothing in the way of a trespasser? Quite the reversenil in gap (all rev.), & lit.
VHCI. CousinsFencing is only half a recreationpaling(enesis)
VHCN. C. DexterBoarding post: experienced piper reqd. Apply head of Gordonstoun (Box 51)LI in Pan G, 2 defs.
VHCJ. FrydeNothing to fill the opening? Quite the reversenil in gap (all rev.), & lit.
VHCL. W. JenkinsonEach year Heath is becoming less flamboyantp.a. ling
VHCA. LawrieIt should be sound round a pounda L in ping, & lit.
VHCL. F. LeasonNothing to stick in the stockade’s breach? Quite the reversenil in gap (all rev.), & lit.
VHCMrs S. M. MacphersonWithdraw me and a hole appears with nothing in itnil in gap (all rev.), & lit.
VHCT. W. MelluishBoarder, one with about nothing inside, becoming wana + nil (rev.) all in PG
VHCC. G. MillinExamining board going grey3 mngs.
VHCC. J. MorseWHITING might be clued: “The first of playwrights and a cousin to the cod”p + a ling; ref. John W., fish
VHCF. R. PalmerNothing to be put in the opening? Quite the reversenil in gap (all rev.), & lit.
VHCT. E. SandersYou need lightening among the principal ingredients for making pastyhidden, 2 defs.
VHCW. SpendleyNothing to fill breach in fence? Contrariwisenil in gap (all rev.), & lit.
VHCF. B. StubbsSee the old man fish for whitingpa ling
VHCJ. TreleavenNothing in the opening? On the contrary, there’s a fence therenil in gap (all rev.)

HCs in competition 962 awarded to:

W. G. ArnottJ. A. FinckenD. W. MasonMrs K. M. Russell
J. A. BlairF. D. GardinerMrs E. McFeeN. E. Sharp
E. W. BurtonC. C. M. GiffinE. L. MellershS. Sondheim
D. P. ChappellH. J. GodwinD. P. M. MichaelH. S. Tribe
P. R. ClemowMrs B. M. HalpernMrs K. OrrM. E. Ventham
Mrs M. P. CraineMiss G. HalseyMiss M. J. PatrickG. R. Webb
J. CrowtherR. E. KimmonsMrs N. PerryJ. F. N. Wedge
R. A. DehnA. F. LerrigoE. G. PhillipsB. C. Westall
Miss D. FennellMrs B. LewisH. Rainger