Ximenes Competition No. 1100  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  1097  |  1106  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1100 Feb 1970BEAU(C)LER(C) Letters Latent19


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstG. J. S. RossU eel-bar ruined meanag. & lit.; ref. surfeit of lampreys
SecondJ. CrowtherAfter wreck, a blue, lettered English kinganag. + E R, & lit.; lost heir in shipwreck, 1120
ThirdN. C. DexterIt makes poor Abel rue he had a ruddy brotheranag.; ref. Gen. 4, Wm. Rufus
VHCW. G. ArnottWhat a rude chap swallows may cause deletion—Henry King?ule in bear: ref. Belloc poem
VHCA. J. BarnardExtraordinary Blue era succeeded Redanag.; Wm. Rufus
VHCR. M. S. CorkAirline rule broken: he piloted Britannia while still a clerkBEA + anag.; B. type of aircraft
VHCC. G. FarmerRoyal scholar’s French style cracks are blueanag.
VHCA. B. GardnerKing lacking primary right to succeed recognised way to get into EuropeBEA + (r)uler, & lit.
VHCL. W. JenkinsonThe original Henry (King) chewing this could produce bale and rueanag.; ref. Belloc poem
VHCG. JohnstoneWhat one at No. 11 usually is, we hear; responsible for the Exchequer‘bowler’ (in batting order); Downing St.; H. started Exchequer
VHCA. H. JonesVictor at Brémule, a Brémule with a thousand lost in conflictanag. less M; ref. battle, 1119
VHCT. H. KeeleyAir-line chief wants top organiser of circuit trialsBEA (r)uler; eyre
VHCD. F. ManleyA blue, upset English kinganag. + E R, & lit.; lost heir, 1120
VHCC. G. MillinLearned monarch, extraordinarily blue—reason: losing male heiranag. less son; lost heir, 1120
VHCC. J. Morse“The Scholar”, a rebel and leader of university riotinganag. incl. u
VHCR. PostillRoyal scholar who had moped habitually cut hall to have a drink outsideaul(a) in beer; moped = bicycle
VHCN. E. SharpCase holding rubber, ruler and penule in bear2; pen = writer
VHCT. A. J. SpencerA blue, upset English king—a ruler whose letters were not latentanag. + E R; lost heir, 1120
VHCD. J. ThorpeChanged to become a blue English kinganag. + E R, & lit.

HCs in competition 1100 awarded to:

R. H. AdeyW. P. M. FieldL. MayG. R. Scott
C. Allen BakerJ. FrydeMrs E. McFeeD. J. Short
M. J. BalfourG. P. GoddardT. W. MelluishK. C. Slater
J. W. BatesS. GoldieD. P. M. MichaelSir W. Slimmings
P. F. BauchopW. F. GoodmanW. L. MironJ. Sparrow
R. T. BaxterSir S. KayeA. M’IntyreL. T. Stokes
J. M. BennettN. KemmerM. NewmanR. F. E. Stoney
J. BrockR. E. KimmonsMrs E. M. PardoRev L. M. Styler
C. O. ButcherA. LawrieS. L. PatonK. Thomas
R. S. CaffynMrs B. LewisW. H. PegramD. H. Tompsett
D. L. L. ClarkeJ. C. LeylandMrs N. PerryM. E. Ventham
P. M. CoombsMrs S. M. MacphersonE. W. T. RichartJ. F. N. Wedge
J. DawesDr T. J. R. MaguireA. Rivlin