Ximenes Competition No. 1140  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  1135  |  1143  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1140 Nov 1970CALLOUS normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstMrs N. JarmanAlien to Ruth, like the corn2 mngs.; ruth = pity; Keats, “Nightingale”
SecondF. D. H. AtkinsonSummon and evict without quarter, like Rachmancall ous(t); notorious landlord
ThirdE. M. HornbyRing twice, in some cases we might be failing to listencall O + us, accusative, etc.
VHCC. Allen BakerDo in the local, ending with us insensibleanag. + us
VHCMrs K. BissettHow Katisha did not remain to demand love as beforecall 0 u.s.; ref. Mikado
VHCC. O. ButcherTerm applied to hearts of stone, bureaucrats, assassinscall o u s, & lit.
VHCA. H. P. CardewYou’ll find us by the local, drunk and insensibleanag. + us
VHCMrs M. P. CraineAlmost complete shutdown in Civil Service, regardless of suffering causedall-ou(t) in C.S.
VHCN. C. DexterFrom a scull round at sea?anag. incl. o, & lit.
VHCA. L. FreemanHard-boiled egg in a crusto in callus
VHCG. M. HornbyFresh material contains nothing corny0 in callus
VHCSir S. KayeLike Rachman, making occasion to evict endlesslycall ous(t); notorious landlord
VHCR. E. KimmonsTotally unsympathetic locals cut up rough with Union leaderanag. incl. U
VHCJ. R. KirbyA cruel heartless soul may make one thisanag. less rue, & lit.
VHCE. S. LeslieShock-proof about everything round usc. all o us
VHCMrs J. MackieWith a lower—ultimately degraded—cast of soulcal(f) + anag., & lit.
VHCH. W. MassinghamLike Saul with Colossians shortly before conversion?anag. incl. Col., & lit.
VHCMrs E. McFeeTo be unfeeling about almost everything goes with a warped soulc al(l) + anag.: to = in order to
VHCC. G. MillinThick skin, and a heart of stone within, make you thiso in callus, & lit.
VHCC. J. MorseIt’s hard to bid with America behind the ringcall o US: ref. Velázquez painting sold for $5.5m
VHCT. E. SandersA clue that’s incomplete, also shaky, may be very hard or not sensibleanag. less e
VHCRev C. D. WestbrookDesignates without love that anyone can see0 U in calls, & lit.

HCs in competition 1140 awarded to:

Miss V. K. AbrahamsA. G. FlemingDr T. J. R. MaguireR. Postill
W. G. ArnottG. P. GoddardH. S. MasonE. J. Rackham
J. W. BatesS. GoldieR. H. MaynardC. A. Sears
Miss M. P. BlackburnE. GomersallB. J. McCannD. J. Short
Mrs A. BoyesJ. A. Maxtone GrahamD. P. M. MichaelMrs E. M. Simmonds
J. C. BrashN. L. HindleyE. J. MillerSir W. Slimmings
E. ChalkleyJ. G. HullC. G. MolonyJ. Sparrow
D. L. L. ClarkeF. G. IllingworthP. H. MorganBrig R. F. E. Stoney
P. M. CoombsMrs D. B. JenkinsonV. R. S. MottF. B. Stubbs
V. A. R. CooperN. D. JenningsF. E. NewloveRev L. M. Styler
J. CrowtherB. F. JonesR. H. N. OsmondG. A. Tomlinson
R. E. CuthbertM. W. KnightJ. B. O’KaneJ. Webster
Cdr H. H. L. DicksonJudge K. F. LawtonMrs E. M. PardoG. H. Willett
J. H. DingwallL. F. LeasonS. L. PatonC. E. Williams
G. H. DuBoulayMrs B. LewisMrs L. E. Pimlott