Ximenes Competition No. 586  Ximenes Slip  |  < 582  |  590 >  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
586 Mar 1960HEBDOMADARY normal16


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstD. P. M. MichaelShockingly bad Doh! Ray! Me!—not quite compassing an octaveanag.
SecondS. B. GreenHoard made by going to the dogs every weekanag.
ThirdC. J. MorseThe Deadly Sins are a typical example of what you’ll find all over any provincial weekly!hebdomad ary
HCA. W. Aspinall“Head, arm, body, all mutilated”—the chapter gives one a regular turn!anag.
HCT. DaviesEcclesiastical official had rod, maybe, for reforminganag.
HCF. E. DixonBedad! H. Amory has the makings of an administrator, but he should go at the end of the weekanag.; ref. Derick Heatcoat-Amory’s Budget, 1960
HCJ. FloodAct crazy in a pub and dance around. Happening every Saturday night? Not if he’s on duty!do mad in bar, all in hey2
HCV. JenningsJust like the Sunday papers to distort the relationship of Dad, Ma and her boy!anag.
HCA. H. T. MidlaneLike Ximenes, may be hard to do, possibly, but you haven’t got to!anag. less to
HCP. H. MorganBedad! H. Amory’s upset the man with “the habit”—he gives his share of duty each week, heaven knows!anag.; ref. tobacco duty increase in Derick Heatcoat-Amory’s Budget, 1960
HCM. NewmanDerangement of head, arm and body, typical of Sunday newspapers?anag.
HCS. PlumbRegularly, like Eileen Fowler, showing correct movement of arm, body and headanag.; ref. keep fit on TV, each Mon. p.m.
HCR. PostillMan, with theological qualifications, may do a routine (six off in seven!) that’s arrangedhe BD + anag. of may do a r(outine), & lit.
HCDr D. S. RobertsonOnce a week, act silly in a pub and dance arounddo mad in bar, all in hey2
HCMrs E. M. SimmondsIngeniously hard, maybe—absorbing to work at—like X’s puzzles!do (= work at) in anag.
HCSqn Ldr J. L. WhitbreadThoroughly spoiled, maybe, when having had rod, strange as this may seem, applied every weekanag. of maybe had rod

Runners-Up in competition 586 to:

C. Allen BakerJ. A. FinckenD. Kennedy-FraserN. J. Reed
D. B. J. AmblerMrs J. O. FullerG. KirschRev E. G. Riley
Mrs BeggS. GoldieM. C. LeafW. G. Roberts
J. BrockC. P. GrantMrs R. D. LemonA. Robins
J. A. BulleyF. H. W. HawesA. F. LerrigoE. O. Seymour
C. O. ButcherMrs E. J. HolmesDr T. J. R. MaguireH. S. Tribe
A. E. CrowH. T. E. HoneMrs E. McFeeCapt C. Tyers
A. Everard CrowE. M. HornbyT. N. NesbittP. F. Webster
G. H. DicksonA. L. JefferyA. E. NorthM. Woolf
S. J. DraperA. H. JonesE. J. Rackham