Ximenes Competition No. 829  Ximenes Slip  |  < 825  |  832 >  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
829 Nov 1964FAREWELL normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstH. S. TribeIn autumn we’re piling up the last of the leavesanag. in fall; pile up = crash; leave, n.
SecondF. D. H. AtkinsonFeed luxuriously, leaving one with a double chin!fare well; i.e. chin-chin!
ThirdC. J. MorseWhat makes the cost of travel keep on rising for so long!fare + well
VHCC. Allen BakerWe’re inevitably corrupted, being beset by sin for so long!anag. in fall
VHCJ. M. BrewLeaving shortly we shall travel in the vanfare + we’ll
VHCN. C. DexterGet on to W. Shakespeare’s last lines for successfare + W + e + ll; i.e. fare well
VHCF. G. EllingworthTo succeed, clearly you must get the last word!i.e. to fare well
VHCJ. C. FarmanWe’re involved in lapse into sin in Eden’s valeanag. in Fall; ’s = is
VHCP. H. FreemanReason for a send-off when Law gets in trouble with English League refanag. incl. E, L; ref. Denis L., Scottish footballer, recent incident
VHCJ. GillColloquially speaking, King Lear’s last words get me; Lear flew into a rage!anag.; end of K.L. is “so long”
VHCS. GoldieNew-style wear in shaggy hair—a parting, and it’s wavedanag. in fell4
VHCJ. H. C. LeachPitcher makes a come-back in Yankees’ autumn finalewer, (rev.) in fall
VHCT. W. MelluishRemote place near Epsom, causing brief hold-up of the Derbyfar Ewell; D. = bowler hat
VHCP. H. MorganJust, one hears, a bore and so long‘fair’ + well
VHCF. E. Newlove“Good going”? Epsom riders wouldn’t so describe it!i.e. far Ewell
VHCD. A. NichollsLast words do nicelyfare well
VHCM. PackmanParting the sheep in more distant of two poundsewe in far L,L
VHCR. PostillLast so long, yield to temptation—back in jug!ewer (rev.) in fall; back in, vb. imper.
VHCMrs E. M. SimmondsTravel in comfort? We’re made to hang about so long!fare well, anag. in fall; made = shuffled
VHCP. H. TaylorYou’ll find the passenger enclosure near to each flight’s departurefare well (= enclosure, etc.)
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeSend-off upsets Law, left-half and ref.!anag. incl. le(ft); ref. Denis L., footballer
VHCG. H. WillettVale’s an out of date poetic word for a kind of depression surrounded by high grounda rew (= rue) in fell; vale (L.)

HCs awarded in competition 829 to:

J. AldersonC. R. FeatherJ. D. H. MackintoshA. J. Sobey
J. H. AtkinsM. S. Y. FowlerMrs E. McFeeR. Stoddart
J. W. BatesJ. F. GradyD. P. M. MichaelJ. G. Stubbs
Mrs K. Bollag-BowerD. HawsonDr O. MunroL. de V. Sunderland
R. BrainMrs E. J. HolmesB. G. PalmerJ. B. Sweeting
Rev C. M. BrounE. G. IllingworthE. G. PhillipsF. J. Tidd Pratt
J. A. BulleyL. W. JenkinsonC. QuinP. Wilding
D. L. L. ClarkeL. JohnsonRev E. G. RileyC. E. Williams
P. R. ClemowR. E. KimmonsT. E. SandersK. R. R. Wilson
J. H. DingwallA. LawrieJ. H. Scott-WilsonDr R. L. Wynne
F. E. DixonL. F. LeasonN. E. Sharp 
R. N. ExtonMrs B. LewisW. K. M. Slimmings