Ximenes Competition No. 832  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  829  |  834  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
832 Xmas 1964PENNY-WISE Misprints23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstG. H. WillettHow can you make “in the manner of Penelope” mean unwifely?unwisely; i.e. Penny-wise
SecondMrs A. L. BoormanKeeping an off-beat watch over the fence, copper-fashionpence; i.e. penny-wise
ThirdJ. A. FinckenKeeping a check on speeding, like a copperspending; i.e. penny-wise
VHCR. B. AdcockThe Swan-maiden must get abnormally sinewy—like a miner!miser; pen + anag.
VHCH. M. BarclayUnsuitably neat! Yes, new pin is not quite rightnear; anag.
VHCJ. W. BatesProduct of mint and sage given to husband with little paingain; penny wise
VHCA. J. BissetPeculiar sweep in N. Y. saving small lums but risking largersums; anag.
VHCMrs G. BonsallCopper, having received information, exposes dean in improper situationmean; penny wise
VHCC. O. ButcherFor meat like a goose you’ll need a bit (not very much) sagemean; penny wise
VHCP. R. ClemowCopper, discreet, for jealously guarding the peacepence; penny wise
VHCP. H. FreemanCopper, with good sense, using cosh sparinglycash; penny wise
VHCJ. GillCopper gets good description of one who’s tight but neglects roundspounds; penny wise
VHCL. GorseWaiting with good intentions, like Ulysses’ wifewasting; Penny-wise; Penelope
VHCA. LawrieWingate used to suggest “Fight with small units!”tight; win = penny, gate = manner; cf. Chindits
VHCL. F. LeasonFemale displaying down New York way, on improper occasions, rearnear; pen NY wise
VHCMrs B. LewisCareful with the wash—especially the smalls—put in a copper the old waycash; penny wise
VHCJ. D. H. MackintoshAtomic scientist, one hears, experienced in preserving the peace regardless of costpence; ‘Penney’ wise; W. G. Penney
VHCC. G. MillinA copper, with sagacity, guarding the peacepence; penny wise
VHCF. E. NewloveGuarding the peace the copper’s waypence; penny wise
VHCE. R. PrenticeLow-priced style that’s close-fittedfisted; pence; penny wise
VHCE. J. RackhamAfter the manner of a copper neglecting the roundspounds; penny wise
VHCT. L. StrangeNanny required (a bit experienced) for doing up weeny pinscanny; anag.
VHCP. H. TaylorSee X’s predecessor, pinny awry, nearly mounting the rhino!counting; anag. incl. W

HCs in competition 832 awarded to:

Dr G. B. ArrowsmithL. L. DixonMrs S. M. MacphersonT. E. Sanders
F. D. H. AtkinsonT. N. DowseD. McFadyenMrs K. Slater
C. Allen BakerR. G. FairbarnsMrs E. McFeeF. B. Stubbs
G. F. BamfordJ. C. FarmanT. W. MelluishJ. G. Stubbs
N. S. BarrettMrs N. FisherD. I. MorganRev L. M. Styler
R. T. BaxterA. L. FreemanC. MorrisonJ. W. Taylor
R. BrainF. D. GardinerC. J. MorseL. E. Thomas
J. C. BrashS. GoldieJ. J. MurthaJ. Thompson
Rev C. M. BrounD. HawsonD. A. NichollsE. F. Watling
C. H. BurkeN. L. HindleyC. S. F. OliverMrs M. P. Webber
A. R. ChandlerE. M. HornbyMrs N. PerryJ. F. N. Wedge
A. N. ClarkE. G. IllingworthR. PostillJ. R. Whitelegg
Mrs M. P. CraineL. JohnsonD. R. PownallJ. B. Widdowson
H. W. DancyG. JohnstoneC. QuinCdr D. P. Willan
L. J. DavenportJ. Hardie KeirP. M. RaffanDr D. W. Williams
N. C. DexterR. H. KuttnerD. RaperMrs M. Wishart