Ximenes Competition No. 1158  Ximenes Slip  |  < 1154  |  1162 >  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1158 Apr 1971ELEPHANT-SEAL normal20

 

AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. V. HarrySportively tells a peahen it belongs in a large podanag.
SecondSir S. KayeIt might well chew up a pen and eat shellanag. & lit.; pen = cuttle-bone
ThirdC. J. MorseTake a pea, shell ten and sort for the biggest in the podanag.
VHCC. Allen BakerScotch then pale ales—you’ll get me swimming in drinkanag.
VHCJ. W. BatesSpecial size applied to paper blind gives an attractive coatelephant + seal3 (= seel1)
VHCMrs A. BoyesVast mass on shore from ‘Panther’—no end to it—in all English S.E. anyhowanag. Panthe(r) all E S.E.; ref. Liberian tanker recently grounded on Goodwin Sands off S.E. coast
VHCE. ChalkleyWhat could destroy a net without help and then be secure?anag. in anag. + seal, & lit.
VHCJ. CrowtherI’m big enough to dispose of lant-eel—heapsanag. & lit.
VHCN. C. DexterYou’ll see me surface—pate all sheen—at seaanag.
VHCJ. P. H. HirstA source of oil that’s ruined all the open sea (except the middle)anag. less o
VHCP. HurstPossibly greatest header of a ball—heads back, slips, then alasPele rev. + anag.
VHCG. JohnstoneI may dispatch eel and lant—heapsanag. & lit.
VHCL. F. LeasonThe Big Dipper, then pale ales—you must get the sequence rightanag.
VHCMrs B. LewisThe plane’s doing stunts—stick tight—it’s a flipping jumboanag. + seal
VHCD. F. ManleyI wallow in the drink, pale ales, then go dizzyanag.
VHCC. G. MillinOne of the greatest ball-players, when I turn and lash a net can get brokenPele rev. + anag., & lit.
VHCMiss M. J. PatrickBeing largely used to the sea, the seaplane crashed on a short lakeanag. + l
VHCF. H. W. PetersLant (eel-shape) writhing about—big swimmeranag.
VHCBrig R. F. E. StoneyWreck of the seaplane left an ugly source of oil that comes ashoreanag. + l
VHCJ. G. StubbsThe seaplane in a spin before long dives into the oceananag. + l
 

HCs awarded in competition 1158 to:

F. D. H. AtkinsonMrs J. O. FullerMrs E. McFeeR. Postill
M. J. BalfourE. GomersallD. P. M. MichaelE. Robinson
T. E. BellMrs S. HewittD. G. C. MockridgeT. E. Sanders
Rev C. M. BrounSir G. HodgsonJ. L. MossSir W. Slimmings
R. S. CaffynMrs E. J. HolmesR. A. MostynJ. R. Stocks
J. H. ClearyH. W. JenkinsM. NewmanJ. B. Sweeting
A. E. DanherMrs D. B. JenkinsonL. W. G. OxleyMrs M. P. Webber
R. A. DeanR. E. KimmonsW. H. PegramJ. F. N. Wedge
A. L. FreemanR. W. LerrigoT. C. Perks