Ximenes Competition No. 100  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  99  |  101  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
100 Apr 1949Word containing ADDING normal24


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstE. J. BellSummer amongst the heather plays havoc with Nylonsladdering; adder in ling
FirstC. E. GatesA summer in the heather spells ruin to nylonsladdering; adder in ling
FirstF. C. MacintoshNylons are likely to suffer this summer in the heather!laddering; adder in ling
FirstCapt C. TyersA summer amongst the heather is bad or the hoseladdering; adder in ling
HCJ. ColebyPerhaps a five finger exercise on the piano, for extending the range of notespadding; p + adding; e.g. notes for speech
HCJ. H. DingwallReptile lurking in rock-plant runs up lady’s legladdering; adder in ling
HCC. D. EagleMuch Binding takes the heir!swaddling; cryptic def.; ref. radio comedy ‘Much-Binding-in-the-Marsh’
HCDr J. N. FellTake jug: add gin: mix well. That’s what X. needs for his fortnightly taskadjudging; anag.; ref. clue-writing comp.
HCMaj A. H. GilesA sovereign in the stuffing! Well! That’s a fine gesture on the part of the duck!waddling; L (£1) in wadding
HCC. H. HudsonA snake in the heather is bad for the hoseladdering; adder in ling
HCJ. G. HullDistracted solver faces number one thousand with increasing and frantic urgemadding; mad ding, M adding
HCAir Vice Marshal R. Ivelaw-Chapman“Much Binding …” might well have made G. and S. wildswaddling; anag.; ref. radio comedy ‘Much-Binding-in-the-Marsh’
HCL. F. JohnsonOxford (but not Cambridge) train here by not over-stuffing beforehandPaddington; padding + not (rev.); O. trains depart from P. station
HCC. KoopSustaining drones after inflation is enough to make Old Nick go sad!sack-doodling; anag.; bagpipes
HCJ. T. NadenHas she a stitch? This running distresses the ladyladdering; cryptic def.
HCF. E. NewloveIt makes a dull finish, but I couldn’t find a happy ending!saddening; 2 mngs.; dyeing process
HCRev E. B. PeelThere’s a snake in the undergrowth—it will ruin your stockings!laddering; adder in ling
HCR. PostillMuch binding on the heir? Surely not after two years? Most perplexing!swaddling; radio comedy ‘Much-Binding-in-the-Marsh’ reached 100 episodes; i.e. …addling
HCE. O. SeymourIn the heather lurks the serpent to the discomfiture of Eveladdering; adder in ling
HCW. K. M. SlimmingsNot back from the station buffet counter—still stuffing!padding; Paddington less not (rev.); 2 defs.
HCW. H. ThornePreaching to your ball, found in some churned up sand ridges?addressing; anag.; golf
HCF. L. UsherRestorative occupation for citizens found in the morning dead drunkroadmending; anag.
HCL. D. WakelyExasperating! One whole sex, absorbed in Ximenes, twisted with calculation!maddening; anag. of men adding
HCJ. F. N. WedgeKnave hand to beat jokerJack-pudding; Jack pud ding

Runners-Up in competition 100:

J. K. AndersonG. G. GentleA. J. MorleyE. W. Sawdon
C. Allen BakerS. B. GreenC. J. MorseMrs E. M. Simmonds
Rev L. BlackburnW. E. GreenP. M. NeweyMrs I. G. Smith
E. S. ClarkG. M. GwynnA. C. OkellA. H. Taylor
D. L. L. ClarkeH. C. HillsA. P. O’LearyJ. Thompson
G. H. ClarkeL. R. HuxtableE. G. PhillipsF. Wallace-Hadrill
G. N. CollinsP. IrvingH. C. PilleyJ. B. Widdowson
F. L. ConstableJ. A. JohnstonMrs M. G. PorterT. Wilson
P. M. CoombsE. A. G. JunksMiss E. PritchardG. E. P. Wood
Cdr H. H. L. DicksonG. G. LawranceE. J. RackhamR. J. Worrall
J. DuffillE. L. MellershH. Ingram ReesL. C. Wright
Mrs N. FisherT. W. MelluishA. RobinsJ. S. Young
Mrs D. FullerD. P. M. MichaelG. W. Robinson 
Mrs J. O. FullerW. L. MironN. Roles 
F. C. GearyD. G. C. MockridgeJ. L. Ruddle