Ximenes Competition No. 907  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  902  |  911  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
907 Jun 1966SORITES Misprints21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. D. H. MackintoshSomething like corn’s all around it—e.g. the middle of the grainriddle; it in sore’s
SecondR. P. C. FormanMiddle class English society surrounds oneriddle; I in sort + E S
ThirdJ. LeeceHow many gallons in a tankful? Take it in Esso “Mixture,” and get that special kind of powerposer; r it in anag.
VHCW. G. ArnottI’ve had it, bruises on both sides—I’m a philosophical loserposer; it in sores
VHCJ. F. ColdwellA test of seduction, to fill tremulous sister with lovededuction; 0 in anag.
VHCJ. ColebyThis kind of power is delusive; it is beset with sorrowsposer; it in sores
VHCN. C. DexterAnything but a good guzzle will rouse the sot’s irepuzzle; anag.
VHCCdr H. H. L. DicksonA cautious question such as “What is the result when situations contain an alternative?”captious; or in sites
VHCH. J. GodwinTories’ confusion after the onset of Smith produces a loserposer; S in anag.
VHCS. GoldieI’ve more than one sink in my premises; it’s surrounded, by plague-spotslink; it in sores
VHCN. L. HindleyClench it with a spray of roseselench; it in anag.
VHCE. G. IllingworthGold found in more than one place gives cause for celebrationcerebration; or in sites
VHCL. JohnsonA sophisticated form of poker in which a singled-out player is beset by hawksposer; It in sores; sore2 = young hawk
VHCJ. H. C. LeachSobers carelessly dismisses Brown’s first one, getting it in the middleriddle; it in anag. less B; cricket
VHCMrs B. LewisForm of seasoning for a duck—a touch of rosemary in ground sulphurreasoning; 0 r in site + S
VHCD. P. M. MichaelPlaces for building house or spacious adjoining premisesspecious; or in sites
VHCC. G. MillinAt the Lyceum, the chair of logic held by the professor it esteemedchain; hidden
VHCC. J. MorseA string of prepositions, such as backward learners put on the end of sentencespropositions; tiros (rev.) + (sentence)es
VHCR. PostillSex-appeal in a setting of roses? This just invites seductiondeduction; it in anag.
VHCJ. W. TaylorProfessor I testimonialised holds chair of logicchain; hidden
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeQuite vexed about it—Sunday can provide much menial work!mental; it in sore + S

HCs in competition 907 awarded to:

R. B. AdcockR. M. S. CorkMrs L. JarmanMrs N. Perry
D. B. J. AmblerMrs M. P. CraineE. G. JonesMrs J. A. Pinhey
C. Allen BakerA. J. CrowR. E. KimmonsJ. Riley
Maj A. S. BirtJ. CrowtherA. LawrieT. E. Sanders
A. J. BissetJ. FloodL. F. LeasonMrs E. M. Simmonds
Mrs A. L. BoormanR. GameMrs R. D. LemonW. K. M. Slimmings
R. BrainA. B. GardnerJ. L. MackieF. B. Stubbs
J. C. BrashW. F. GoodmanH. S. MasonF. J. Walker
C. I. BullockR. R. GreenfieldMrs E. McFeeG. R. Webb
C. O. ButcherDr G. P. HartiganE. McNealG. Williams
A. N. ClarkJ. M. HendrieE. J. MillerMrs M. Wishart
D. L. L. ClarkeF. G. IllingworthP. H. Morgan 
J. H. ClearyMaj G. J. InsleyF. E. Newlove