Ximenes Competition No. 916  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  911  |  920  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
916 Aug 1966DIAPASON normal21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstK. GibsonI span a do to doanag. & lit.; do, vb. intrans.
SecondSir S. KayeYou’ll get no liveliness to assist lifting out of this standard of pitchno sap aid (all rev.); ref. cricket
ThirdC. T. TullochMaking a span I do a whole octaveanag. & lit.
VHCR. B. AdcockMortgage enveloping one and it’s rising further—that’s a burden “I will with deep groans bear”a in dip + SA (rev.) + on; dip= mortgage: ‘Rape of Lucrece’, 1132
VHCC. O. ButcherTo give a child a bath involves a whole lot of sounds (often meaning stop)a in dip a son
VHCJ. H. ClearyComplete miscasting of Aïda—Pons appearing in bass partanag.; ref. Juan P., baritone
VHCR. M. S. CorkA pond is a peculiar setting for a bassanag.
VHCL. A. DiehlStandard of pitch yielded up specifically to the right of the bowlerpaid (rev.) + as + on; ref cricket
VHCL. L. DixonStop. Open? Order a soda and nip for meanag.
VHCJ. C. FarmanBottom-stop, perhaps, specifically in operation beneath one in the batha in dip (n.) + as + on
VHCD. H. ForsterIda excited—on third of September—a boy—stopanag. + (Se)p(tember) + a son; telegram
VHCC. H. HudsonA pond is a queer place to pull out bassanag.
VHCA. LawrieWhat uses the full set of eight in a span? I doanag. & lit.; use = exercise
VHCL. F. LeasonWhen becoming tipsy, having first settled up, stoppaid (rev.) + as + on
VHCMrs E. McFeeIt’s a travesty of Aïda—Pons appearing in bass partanag.; ref. Juan P., baritone
VHCD. P. M. MichaelFull volume of sound turned up formerly satisfied offspringapaid (rev.) + son
VHCC. J. MorseDepression surrounds one with the pound being supported by a full-scale stopa in dip + a S on; reimposition of £50 travel allowance, 1966
VHCJ. W. TaylorPons’ Aïda—what a rich musical experience this could make!anag.; ref. Juan P., baritone
VHCA. TurnerTo put a pad in so roughly would make an organ stopanag.
VHCG. H. WillettAn eightsome, musically, is a dance with circular formation in continuous clamoura pas O in din
VHCM. WoolfI may be used with pedal-point for instance in the swellI a p(edal) as, all in don1 & lit.

HCs in competition 916 awarded to:

Mrs E. AllenP. R. ClemowA. H. JonesS. L. Paton
W. G. ArnottV. A. R. CooperK. F. LawtonMrs N. Perry
F. D. H. AtkinsonMrs M. P. CraineJ. H. C. LeachR. Postill
C. Allen BakerDr J. CrowtherA. D. LeggeE. R. Prentice
A. E. BaldwinJ. McI. CruickshankMrs R. D. LemonH. Rutley
J. W. BatesG. CuthbertA. F. LerrigoL. H. Stewart
P. F. BauchopN. C. DexterMrs B. LewisJ. R. Stocks
R. T. BaxterF. E. DixonD. L. McFadyenL. T. Stokes
A. J. BissetMrs N. FisherD. McLarenA. Sudbery
Mrs K. BissettA. L. FreemanT. W. MelluishG. R. Webb
Rev C. M. BrounC. C. M. GiffinT. J. MooreyB. C. Westall
Miss N. M. BrownE. GomersallC. R. B. MurrayC. E. Williams
E. J. BurgeT. E. S. JobsonP. K. NandiS. E. Wilson
E. S. ClarkW. H. JohnsonK. NealeD. J. Wyatt