Ximenes Competition No. 15  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  14  |  16  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
15 Jan 1946ARRANGES normal18


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstMrs L. JarmanDisposes of the angels of Mons finally, after a bishop’s lettersa RR anges
SecondC. KoopWhat one does in the placing, more or less like a Ranji’s, makes a difference to the score‘a-Ranji’s’; music score; ref. Ranjitsinhji, cricketer
ThirdG. RowlandsRare gas settles when mixed with nitrogenanag. incl. N
HCMrs BairdEven a backward army unit when supplied with out-of-date cooking appliances prepares for rowsRA (rev.) + ranges
HCMiss M. BehrendtThe whole field embraced in early Roman art is instrumental in achieving order and harmonyrange in ars
HCH. ChownThe class in foreign art puts itself in order and the prominent artist returns to the ranksrange in ars, RA (rev.) + ranges
HCComdr H. H. L. DicksonO for the rest of the blade to make fruit of sortsi.e. arranges with o for ar (from oar) = oranges
HCL. E. EyresOrders rang out: Behold the god of war!rang in Ares
HCCapt G. G. HowardThe Thebite Sun moves west, passes over and sets to musicRa (rev.) + ranges
HCJ. S. LindleyThe “Sarge” ran, for the Gunners were backwards on the firing-grounds, and this naturally alters the scoreanag., RA (rev.) + ranges
HCA. I. OldakerOrdputser—rare gas mixed with a little nitrogenanag. incl. N; i.e. puts in order
HCA. P. O’LearyAn Anglican Bishop settles with a turbulent Roman groupa RR + a + anag. of gens
HCWren PearceAustin Reed makes grates? He’s initialled these, so that settles itAR ranges
HCW. O. RobertsonSettles housing shortage in Scottish island villagesArran (villa)ges
HCT. E. SandersOrders sounded among the French units for the gunners to go back to the front linesrang in ares, RA (rev.) + ranges
HCRev G. R. H. ShaftoIt’s a rare snag, surely, that facilitates one’s plans!anag.
HCF. L. UsherOrders no teas in a R.A. Sergeants’ Messanag. less teas
HCA. E. WoodDisposes firing positions against the gunners’ rearRA (rev.) + ranges

No Runners-Up in competition 15