Ximenes Competition No. 989  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  987  |  993  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
989 Jan 1968GRENADINE normal18


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstA. D. LeggePineapple rings in syrupin in grenade
FirstW. H. PegramPineapple rings in syrupin in grenade
FirstD. G. PutnamPineapple rings in syrupin in grenade
VHCP. R. ClemowThe end with graine, after development, is to produce something like meanag. & lit.
VHCN. C. DexterSomething needing a safety-pin in to be held—it could be a little nappyin in grenade; nappy, adj.
VHCH. R. GameDe G. n’a rien changé: that should make the French cordialanag.
VHCS. GoldieWhat makes a silky lap, a soft lap, endearinganag.
VHCW. E. GreenA sort of Molotov cocktail containing two-thirds gin—a sweet drink(g)in in grenade
VHCL. W. JenkinsonA silk is a big noise, engaged in endless activity on the way upa din in energ(y) (rev.)
VHCR. E. KimmonsDe Gaulle’s cordial? Perhaps. Endearing? Not exactlyanag.
VHCMrs B. LewisThin silk needs building up with a dinner and a brief for exampleanag. incl. e.g.
VHCR. H. MaynardSilk fabric supplies are ending. Re-orderanag.
VHCB. J. McCannI need the heart of pomegranates mixedanag. incl. (pome)gran(ates), & lit.
VHCC. J. MorseSmall West Indian Islands produce singularly fine material for batting in explosive surroundingsin in grenade; Grenadine(s), WI
VHCJ. SparrowSilk prominent at the French Bar2 mngs.
VHCJ. TreleavenMash up pomegranate heart and eat—no, drink it(pom)egran(ate) anag. + dine
VHCJ. D. WalshPeel pomegranate, leaving just under half, pulverise, then eat … this?(pom)egran(ate) anag. + dine, & lit.
VHCR. A. WellsSilky material is potential danger in front of electric fireanag. + in e

HCs in competition 989 awarded to:

R. AbreyJ. A. FinckenMrs E. McFeeE. O. Seymour
F. D. H. AtkinsonL. G. FlukeE. L. MellershD. J. Short
Col P. S. BainesF. D. GardinerC. G. MillinSir W. Slimmings
C. Allen BakerL. H. GarrettP. H. MorganF. B. Stubbs
M. J. BalfourG. P. GoddardR. J. MunningsJ. B. Sweeting
R. T. BaxterMrs B. M. HalpernF. E. NewloveM. J. Tomkinson
C. O. ButcherB. G. Holland-MartinM. NewmanR. S. Watson
R. S. CaffynMrs L. JarmanJ. B. O’KaneJ. B. Widdowson
J. F. ColdwellMrs D. B. JenkinsonL. S. PearceG. H. Willett
P. M. CoombsSir S. KayeG. PerryMrs M. Wishart
L. A. DiehlL. F. LeasonR. Postill 
F. E. DixonDr T. J. R. MaguireT. E. Sanders