Ximenes Competition No. 882  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  878  |  884  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
882 Dec 1965SNAPDRAGON normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. G. MillinA Christmas game in which you have to explore inside spirit, alightdrag in snap, on, & lit.
SecondE. W. SteelCaution for Christmas! “Drive vehicle before getting lit up”snap drag on; caution = amusing thing; snap = energy, drive
ThirdJ. H. FramptonGame, a bloodless sport beside: grasp and no hurt will be the outcomesnap drag on, anag., & lit.
VHCF. D. H. AtkinsonCold spell is bound to linger on—it will make fingers tingle at Christmassnap drag on
VHCJ. C. BrashCheat a person very much on the alert? You could burn your fingers at that gamesnap dragon
VHCC. O. ButcherI’m cultivated—and open to squeezing and impromptu horseplay in a fellow’s embrace!snap + rag in don
VHCJ. F. ColdwellI’m game for the daring grasp, on and offanag.
VHCE. GomersallA cold spell—a fierce one too. It’s a blooming rarity at this time of year!snap dragon
VHCW. F. GoodmanSudden unending pain; doctor called in. I’m stuck in bedDr in snap agon(y)
VHCE. G. IllingworthSharper getting pull by running Christmas draw, participants will be playing with firesnap drag on
VHCT. P. KellyA sudden hook to leg has scorched the fingers of many a playersnap drag on
VHCA. LawrieCold spell to be unduly prolonged, it seems; I’ll spend the whole blooming time in bed!snap drag on
VHCJ. D. H. MackintoshIt’s a fracture, doctor—the pain’s endless—I should be in blooming bed!snap Dr agon(y)
VHCB. J. McCannDangerous game to play a hook to leg after a sharp breaksnap drag on
VHCMrs E. McFeeCold spell to continue. Bed’s the place for me—I’ll come out in summersnap drag on
VHCC. J. MorseIn which one has to seize and pull a little bit sunk in liquorsnap drag on, & lit.
VHCJ. W. ParrThis game, played in the Christmas spirit, requires a determined grasp and no fumblinganag.
VHCR. PostillGame become tedious? No good playing it when out of spirits; should be in bedsnap drag on, 2 defs.
VHCE. J. RackhamCold spell to continue indefinitely? This will be useful for beddingsnap drag on
VHCT. E. SandersThe kind of bloomers that’s wanted with a spell of cold weather drawing nearsnap drag on; drag = act of dragging
VHCR. E. StephensPut the brake on, quick! It’s a blooming plant!snap drag on; plant = police trap
VHCBrig R. F. E. StoneyCheat has influence on risky game through which many will burn their fingerssnap drag on; drag = influence, Suppt.
VHCJ. W. TaylorCheat the duenna and you may pinch me in my bedsnap dragon

HCs in competition 882 awarded to:

T. AndersonM. A. ElderJ. H. C. LeachN. E. Sharp
G. W. J. AstonMrs W. FearonA. D. LeggeW. K. M. Slimmings
A. J. BarnardJ. A. FinckenMrs B. LewisH. Stephens
J. W. BatesA. L. FreemanH. LyonE. B. Stevens
J. E. BigginJ. FyfeJ. L. MackieL. T. Stokes
Rev L. BlackburnP. D. GaffeyMrs S. M. MacphersonMrs J. M. Struthers
J. G. BoothS. GoldieP. H. MorganJ. B. Sweeting
D. K. BowenR. R. GreenfieldS. E. MortonJ. Templeton
J. A. BulleyR. M. GreenhalghM. NewmanP. W. Thacker
J. ClampE. M. HornbyR. R. O’ConnellH. S. Tribe
P. M. CoombsC. H. HudsonG. PerryMiss M. G. Walker
V. A. R. CooperMaj G. J. InsleyMrs N. PerryJ. D. Walsh
J. CrowtherMrs L. JarmanE. G. PhillipsJ. F. N. Wedge
A. L. DennisL. JohnsonK. PomagalskiW. G. Wigley
N. C. DexterA. H. JonesC. QuinG. H. Willett
F. E. DixonC. KoopW. G. RobertsMrs M. Wishart
Sgt J. DromeyCapt G. LanghamA. D. F. Shanks