Ximenes Competition No. 743  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  738  |  746  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
743 Apr 1963CHEMIST normal27


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstMrs L. JarmanI provide something you can rattle up and down in a boxM1 in chest, & lit.
SecondR. B. AdcockA cough in the chest of the graveyard variety, and I’m made!MI in chest, & lit.
ThirdMiss P. AdkinsBranch of science is attacked by Dr. Beeching and its exponent is left standingchemist(Ry.); B. closed railway lines
ThirdL. A. J. DuthieLeave chits with me—I’ll make them upanag. & lit.
HCR. T. BaxterI dispense with a shirt when ’e’s gone and shortened itchemis(e) + ’t
HCMrs G. BonsallShould Ministry heads intervene in a case for pay? Yes, like BoyleMi in chest; ref. Edward B., Min. of Education, and Robert B.
HCJ. BrockHe may still be open. In any case you can put a note in the boxmi in chest
HCC. O. ButcherThe sick need me and I knead (sic) themanag.
HCA. R. ChandlerBoots? I supply number ninescryptic def.; ref. Services pills
HCV. A. R. CooperMaudling’s head itches uneasily: “There’s one who may dispense with me in the treasury”anag. incl. M, mi in chest; me = mi, note; ref. Reg M., Chancellor
HCJ. CrowtherLeading pair of ministers in the Treasury once tried to debase the gold standardmi in chest; ref. alchemy
HCW. DarbyA man like Boyle may nowadays dispense with scales as prescribed for takers of all classes2 meanings; ref. Edward B., Min. of Education, and Robert B.
HCMiss S. M. FitzpatrickDrunk in charge? Meths, too! He probably keeps some at workanag. incl. i/c
HCH. W. FlewettIn a graveyard case a cough may bring you to himMI in chest, & lit.
HCS. B. GreenChurch leaders: “The times are out of joint.” (I’m a student of reaction)Ch + anag.
HCR. R. GreenfieldBoyle, for example, has teachers shedding tears and then exhibits dimness(tea)che(rs) + mist; ref. Edward B., Min. of Education, and Robert B.
HCE. J. GriewSomething you might take for a cough in the chest? That’s just what you should find I’m up inMI in chest, I’m (rev.) in chest, & lit.
HCF. G. IllingworthLet the Church fall on troubled times, and this fellow will dispense with faithCh + anag.
HCT. A. MartinAfter Cheltenham’s first two, jockey’s unseated before start of third—who supplied the dope?Ch + anag. of Sime + t; ref. J. Sime
HCT. W. MelluishBoyle, for instance, giving odd mites to a small section of teachers(tea)ch(ers) + anag.; ref. Edward B., Min. of Education, and Robert B.
HCC. J. MorseAnyone following Boyle’s line has stormy times with the middle range of teachers ahead(tea)ch(ers) + anag.; ref. Edward B., Min. of Education, and Robert B.
HCS. L. PatonA man like Priestley was making the Church Times wild!Ch + anag.; ref. J. B. and Joseph P.
HCR. PostillSlight cough in the chest? You might see me in that case!MI in chest, mi in chest, & lit.
HCL. T. StokesChurch Times upset by one who dispenses with scruples!Ch + anag.
HCT. L. StrangeBoots for example—and one way to muddy them (sic)!anag.
HCF. B. StubbsOn the first sign of a cold, he takes a dose of his own medicinec + he + mist. (= mixture)
HCJ. W. TaylorI’m set for reorganisation after Beeching’s own heart. I’ve got just what the doctor ordered(Bee)ch(ing) + anag.

Runners-Up in competition 743:

A. W. AspinallP. HorganMrs W. J. MahoodD. J. Short
F. D. H. AtkinsonT. ItheilL. R. MansellMiss M. Smith
J. W. BatesA. K. JacksonD. P. M. MichaelH. G. Tattersall
J. E. BigginR. W. JakemanMiss P. M. MiddletonK. Thomas
K. BlewettA. L. JefferyJ. G. MilnerD. H. Tompsett
J. C. BrashT. E. S. JobsonW. L. MironMrs E. Turner
J. F. B. BuntingR. E. KimmonsB. R. J. MorganM. A. Vernon
N. C. DexterP. W. W. LeachP. H. MorganJ. B. Walters
T. DwyerA. D. LeggeF. E. NewloveJ. Ward
L. E. EyresJ. R. LoveM. NewmanMrs M. Wishart
J. FloodH. LyonW. H. OvertonS. E. Woods
C. C. M. GiffinE. M HornbyB. G. Palmer 
E. GomersallJ. D. H. MackintoshMrs J. Robertson 
F. H. W. HawesDr T. J. R. MaguireT. E. Sanders