Ximenes Competition No. 812  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  808  |  817  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
812 Aug 1964ABRUPT / TISANE Right and Left19


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstMrs M. P. CraineCurt treatment of brat up in court is a necessary remedial measureanag.; hidden
SecondC. J. MorseMedicine in yoghourt is an excellent unexpected way to make a naughty brat swallow uphidden; up in anag.
ThirdC. Allen BakerSex-appeal going west? Restore it with the “Top-Right” remedy—in short, a moulded bra combined with correct exercising!It (rev.) + SA + NE; anag. + U + PT
VHCMiss V. K. AbrahamsSailor got hernia—very sudden, but old-fashioned operation unnecessary: doctor sent A1 medicineAB rupt(ure1); anag.
VHCE. J. BurgeBar put in confusion—unexpected barley-water is in one Scotch!anag.; is in tane2
VHCP. R. ClemowBeat up brat—sharp torture in seat—it’s salutaryanag.; anag.
VHCJ. ColebySnappy bra teasingly put awry, topless panties in disarray. Just what the doctor orderedanag. + anag.; anag. less p
VHCN. C. DexterShort? Yes—find the bar, and put in another order. It’s a Scotch for me—just what the doctor ordered!anag.; ’tis ane
VHCG. H. DicksonBaronet’s writhing, inside’s in revolt; hasty barley-water needed, or a formulation of anise would suit to a T!up in anag. of Bart.; T + anag. [see comments]
VHCF. E. DixonSharp distillation of tar, but included in it is aneurin, normally a barley extractanag.; hidden
VHCP. H. FreemanA nationalised concern put in difficulties. Cut off some of the transport is an elementary remedya BR + anag.; hidden; ref. Beeching Report on railways, 1963
VHCE. GomersallSimple alteration of seat in fitting, involved rub inside, without warning!anag.; anag. in apt; simple (n.) = a medicine; ref. dubious tailoring practice
VHCW. F. GoodmanThis month football training is cut short: a match around Saturday noon may act as a tonic.Ab + RU + PT; Sa + n in tie
VHCF. H. W. HawesRemedy, Scots one, after it’s stirred, jolting brat up short!anag. + ane; anag.
VHCC. H. HudsonBar put in a tizzy—short drink doctored—sit back, you need a Scotch after thatanag.; sit (rev.) + ane
VHCA. D. LeggeRating a pint after the game at Murrayfleld, with few words, Sandy declares lyrically it is one that the doctor orderedAB RU pt; ’tis ane; rugby played at M.
VHCMrs E. McFeeSudden discomposure of brat imbibing effervescent barley-water—in the sherbet is an emeticup in anag.; hidden; up = effervescent
VHCR. PostillJack, having hernia, rejects outmoded operation. Steep barley in water … knock it back … fit as of old!AB rupt(ure1); it (rev.) + sane
VHCJ. A. SeverSudden change from par—but sit back: one Scotch should make you feel betteranag.; sit (rev.) + ane

HCs in competition 812 awarded to:

R. B. AdcockD. L. W. CollinsB. K. KellyE. J. Rackham
J. AldersonFlt Sgt J. DromeyR. E. KimmonsP. M. Raffan
T. AndersonW. J. DuffinF. P. N. LakeT. E. Sanders
Col P. S. BainesW. EiteJ. H. C. LeachMrs E. Shackleton
J. W. BatesL. E. EyresMrs B. LewisL. T. Stokes
R. T. BaxterB. H. FordA. A. MalcolmJ. T. Stringer
T. E. BellJ. H. GawlerFlt Off L. W. G. OxleyJ. W. Taylor
R. BrainMrs M. L. GoulterD. F. PalingL. E. Thomas
J. C. BrashM. J. HickmanW. H. PegramW. D. Wigley
C. O. ButcherE. M. HornbyG. PerryC. E. Williams
A. R. ChandlerN. H. KeirC. Quin