Ximenes Competition No. 834  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  832  |  839  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
834 Jan 1965CARRIED normal18


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstMrs E. McFeeBore will give the reverse of a short account—and what could be drier!a/c (rev.) + anag.
SecondR. PostillRolls that’s within the scope of the common man is featured in the pressRR i.e. in cad; ref. new Princess car
ThirdG. H. WillettWhere one travels with gas-bag, one is trapped by ruddy borecar + I in red; passenger compartment of airship
VHCJ. W. BatesExplosion of ire interrupts wag—“Bore!”anag. in card
VHCR. BrainTaken by force, Charles briefly tried, beheadedCar. + (t)ried; ref. Charles I
VHCC. O. ButcherWhat is a portable? A medium for Radio Caroline primarilyCarrie + (ra)d(io); ref. portable radio and pirate station
VHCA. R. ChandlerWhat we did at 10—complained about a closure of the bar(b)ar in cried; arithmetic
VHCMrs N. FisherCommuters are, with luck, informed about arrival shortlyar. in cried
VHCR. R. GreenfieldWorried about first signs of rail-fare increase, that’s what passengers arer, i in cared
VHCA. J. HughesTaken captive, Charles, leader of the Royalists, perished, beheadedCar. + R + (d)ied; ref. Charles I
VHCP. W. W. LeachCreated hot production—given “A” instead of “U”—passed O.K.A for U in curried
VHCMrs B. LewisSuccessful proposals are conveyed in “Redicar” taxisanag.; taxis = arrangement
VHCJ. D. H. MackintoshPassed, as a vehicle that is stuck in the middle of the road may becar + i.e. in Rd
VHCF. E. NewloveOne in credit, one in the red, but together had something in handa in cr. + I in red
VHCE. J. RackhamRaider disturbed before taking a cent and captured by forcec + anag.
VHCG. Snowden-DaviesI’ll be held up by a bit of traffic on the road—that’s inherentcar + i.e. in Rd
VHCH. S. TribeWas anxious about bit of grit in rifle boreri in cared; ri appears in grit and rifle
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeThere’s a lot of the Ould Counthry comes up in an eccentric boreEir(e) (rev.) in card

HCs in competition 834 awarded to:

R. B. AdcockMrs L. JarmanC. J. MorseMiss M. Smith
T. AndersonL. JohnsonFlt Lt L. W. G. OxleyL. T. Stokes
C. Allen BakerW. H. JohnsonJ. D. P. O’LearyT. L. Strange
G. F. BamfordSir S. KayeMrs F. PartridgeF. B. Stubbs
S. BarnettT. P. KellyL. S. PearceJ. W. Taylor
T. E. BellR. E. KimmonsMrs N. PerryB. Tunks
J. H. ClearyJ. H. C. LeachF. B. RamseyB. C. Westall
N. C. DexterL. F. LeasonRev E. G. RileyM. Woolf
H. W. FlewettDr T. J. R. MaguireJ. S. Rioch 
W. F. GoodmanT. W. MelluishW. K. M. Slimmings