Ximenes Competition No. 694  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  690  |  700  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
694 Apr 1962OSIRIS Printer’s Devilry22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstS. B. GreenBull? On the regimental notice-board the c/hit appears!bull = spit-and-polish; Irish bull2
SecondMrs E. ShackletonThere’s a matron, and all-in—whack/ed! Ward’s a riot!‘Whacko’, “Sir” is Edwards; ref. TV comedy with Jimmy E.
ThirdC. J. MorseFor destroying: important unpublished work, 250-year sag/a, “Accursed Diamond”Story of Newton’s dog, see Brewer
HCF. D. H. AtkinsonConductor taking liberties: outraged virtu/e in protest 
HCA. J. BarnardMay/hem? I grant slaughter is infectiousMayo
HCMrs K. BissettStanding by er/k—being picked-up!Piccadilly Circus
HCMrs N. FisherA victim once of er/k (his d—— arts!), no more I fly 
HCA. J. HughesProud was the medieval her/e; NB. rash ’e was; made humble later by adversitySir Isenbras: see Brewer
HCMiss J. S. LumsdenThe beds are lovely, ’cos M/aster Sam ’as soft onesflowers
HCJ. D. H. MackintoshAppearance of Royalty at Charity Concert makes virtu/e of necessity 
HCB. MasonTeach youngsters to stand for a lady. In/itial ways stick fast! 
HCT. W. MelluishMay/hem, I grant, is often seen at work upon our roadsMayo
HCD. P. M. MichaelSlig/ht weeds are as good as done, galsSligo, Donegal
HCE. J. MillerLook at the C.O.’s m/essage: “Carrots” and Rosemary together in one bed 
HCP. H. Morgan“Under the Apple Bough”—sage sag/a acclaimed “A discovery”Isaac Newton
HCF. E. NewloveNew York’s the place for may/hem, I grant—seven to-day!Mayo
HCM. NewmanFor high-speed notes, thanks, t/a! A cart is trying race, fully exceeding 100: soon comes, with practice!Isaac Pitman’s shorthand
HCR. PostillSir Christopher might have said: “T/a! Acid drop? Another apple?”Wren and Newton colleagues in RS
HCR. E. ScratonAfter excellent trip/e, to a doctor—ate very quickly! 
HCJ. G. StubbsDid Millais late rout d/umb R.A.’s at the ford?‘Sir Isumbras…’, painted in 1857
HCJ. B. SweetingI am a hog! Any objection? N/ay. Then I, Sir, am but an ass. That I am!1A mahogany … is 1 rambutan, etc.: ref. Apr 1 puzzle
HCMiss D. W. TaylorReading for trip/e! ’Ats, even when I get my bait, won’t be necessary 

Runners-Up in competition 694:

R. B. AdcockD. HawsonJ. S. MarzillierE. O. Seymour
Lt Col P. S. BainesC. H. HudsonMrs E. McFeeJ. E. Smith-Wright
R. BrainB. J. IliffeT. N. NesbittT. L. Strange
F. D. BrightmanMiss H. I’AnsonG. R. F. ParkA. R. Trowel
G. H. ClarkeV. JenningsS. L. PatonG. R. Webb
P. M. CoombsD. S. JohnsonW. H. PegramT. A. Whitamore
N. C. DexterL. JohnsonMrs N. PerryCdr D. P. Willan
A. B. GardnerM. J. LanchesterE. G. PhillipsMrs M. Wishart
J. GillA. LawrieD. G. PutnamJ. E. Woodley
E. GomersallA. D. LeggeE. J. RackhamM. Woolf
C. P. GrantN. A. LongmoreG. H. RavenorMrs Yu-Mei Lim
N. L. GrayDr T. J. R. MaguireRev E. G. Riley 
R. G. HamiltonMrs W. J. MahoodW. Rodgers 
F. H. W. HawesJ. MannH. Rotter