Ximenes Competition No. 1000  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  997  |  1002  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1000 Mar 1968THOUSAND normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. J. MorseUp-to-date product of X and C10 × 100; Ximenes, Chambers
SecondL. F. LeasonThe product of X in co-operation with C!10 × 100; Ximenes, Chambers
ThirdA. J. BarnardNumber of involved handouts that X, by C., has producedanag., 10 × 100; Ximenes, Chambers
VHCE. S. AinleyM. & S. full-length shift, revealing the figure of todaythou + S shifted before and
VHCJ. C. BrashGet us hot and bothered? Yes! That’s a power of Xanag.; 10³
VHCRev B. DickinsonDistressful hand-outs—but grand if dollarsanag.
VHCL. L. DixonTwist and shout—the squares’ latest numberanag.; crossword grid
VHCF. D. GardinerHow many shocks so daunt the lead in Hamlet?anag. incl. H
VHCI. C. GilchristTwist and Shout—the number which initially started McCartney offanag.; M = 1000
VHCR. N. HaygarthTwist and shout—McCartney’s first big numberanag.; M = 1000
VHCC. H. HudsonIt’s terribly hot ahead of us, and a cool this would be helpfulanag. + us and
VHCH. M. JamiesonThis has got us hot and bothered; something cool is called foranag.
VHCSir S. KayeLeader of tricksters, the old dog has encompassed itt + SA in hound, & lit.
VHCA. F. LerrigoHounds at fault? That’s grand for the bucksanag.
VHCMrs B. Lewis‘“If this were only cleared away” they said, “it would be grand”.’ With this by you it could bethou sand, & lit.; ref. The Walrus and the Carpenter
VHCJ. D. H. MackintoshMaking us hot and bothered is just one of the powers of Xanag.; 10³
VHCS. M. MansellHands out change—grand, if dollarsanag.
VHCW. L. MironFree hand outs of dollars—grandanag.
VHCP. H. MorganAnd thus the round number is tortuously arrived atanag. incl. 0
VHCD. A. NichollsX joins Ringo in this week’s top numberi.e. 10 O o
VHCR. PostillSimply product of X and C? Singularly yes and no. (M helps)10 × 100; Ximenes, Chambers
VHCA. SudberyOne may have us hot and bothered, but we are ready for anotheranag.
VHCG. H. WillettTutu? The connection is cardinal. Emergency, if one comes offi.e. thous + and; tu (Fr.) = thou; 1000 – 1 = 999; cardinal no.

HCs in competition 1000 awarded to:

C. J. AndersonC. H. DevonaldL. W. JenkinsonMrs E. M. Simmonds
W. G. ArnottN. C. DexterV. JenningsH. R. Simpson
C. Allen BakerCdr H. H. L. DicksonT. H. KeeleySir W. Slimmings
Mrs D. BarkerF. E. DixonH. J. KilpatrickG. Snowden-Davies
S. BarnettA. J. DuncumF. W. J. KnightS. Sondheim
R. T. BaxterA. FairheadA. LawrieM. D. Speigel
E. A. BeaulahJ. A. FinckenJ. H. C. LeachL. H. Stewart
T. E. BellM. S. Y. FowlerN. A. LongmoreL. T. Stokes
K. F. BevanA. L. FreemanMrs S. M. MacphersonBrig R. F. E. Stoney
J. A. BlairJ. FrydeDr T. J. R. MaguireF. B. Stubbs
Dr A. E. BrafieldA. B. GardnerMrs W. J. MahoodJ. B. Sweeting
B. W. BrookL. H. GarrettMrs E. McFeeM. F. Thorogood
C. O. ButcherL. D. J. GattT. W. MelluishD. J. Thorpe
R. S. CaffynK. GibsonA. D. MersonD. H. Tompsett
E. ChalkleyG. P. GoddardD. P. M. MichaelA. F. Toms
Mrs J. M. ChatfieldE. GomersallR. A. C. MilliganB. J. Wain
R. N. ChignellR. R. GreenfieldC. G. MillinA. D. Walker
P. R. ClemowC. R. HaighV. R. S. MottMrs M. P. Webber
P. M. CoombsD. J. HillyardM. NewmanJ. F. N. Wedge
V. A. R. CooperD. R. HopkinF. R. PalmerT. G. Wellman
Mrs M. P. CraineE. M. HornbyG. PerryR. A. Wells
J. CrowtherJ. G. HullMr & Mrs A. RivlinB. C. Westall
J. DawesMrs L. JarmanE. O. Seymour