Ximenes Competition No. 958  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  954  |  962  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
958 Jun 1967DRY MEASURE normal18


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstA. LawrieWhat’ll do for durra—me? Yesanag. & lit.
SecondS. L. PatonThe system standard at Winchester used my rear abominablyanag.; see Winchester in C.
ThirdC. J. MorseAs a test of capacity, you’ll find being off drink a straindry measure
VHCW. G. ArnottYes, durra is threshed without me—but not computedme in anag. & lit.
VHCJ. A. BlairIt’s a means of getting volume, but it gives my ears rude shockanag.
VHCC. O. ButcherEmpty bar? That expresses volumes—short of liquordry measure
VHCR. N. ChignellMiller’s work may be gauged by this hash Surrey madeanag.; hash, imperative; ref. poss. Joseph or Frederick. M., early cricketers
VHCS. GoldieCor—that was one of my units in Israel, scattering Druse Army eastwardsanag. + E; ref. Six-Day war; cor2
VHCW. H. JohnsonSystematic multiplying of volume? Yes, ear-drum splitanag.
VHCG. JohnstoneSurrey made runs having the capacity for mature inningsanag.; inning = harvest
VHCSir S. KayeProhibition? That couldn’t stop you getting a pint of this brewdry measure; brew = variety
VHCMrs E. McFeeA cab? My dear, that’s extravagant, without a doubtanag. + sure; cab2
VHCN. A. MorleyThis bulky volume is a dreary muse’s offspringanag.
VHCF. E. NewloveWhere are the roomiest quarters? In here—reserved for Red Army useanag.; re-served
VHCD. C. PleeceCornish table? Surrey-made, surprisinglyanag.; corn-ish
VHCL. ReeceChop suey marred—find a means of checking quantity of riceanag.
VHCL. T. StokesU.S. and Red Army disturbed over capital of Egypt: it indicates the volume of what has cropped upanag.; ref. Six-Day War
VHCJ. B. SweetingA formal stately dance is advisable if you have corns and a weight problemdry measure

HCs in competition 958 awarded to:

Miss V. K. AbrahamsA. L. DennisL. W. JenkinsonN. O’Neill
J. C. AngellJ. A. FinckenH. J. KilpatrickRev A. Reed
C. Allen BakerA. L. FreemanR. E. KimmonsJ. S. Rowley
M. J. BalfourF. D. GardinerL. F. LeasonT. E. Sanders
K. G. BallL. H. GarrettMrs B. LewisD. G. Shipley
Mrs D. BarkerC. C. M. GiffinMrs M. MacAlpinMrs E. M. Simmonds
R. T. BaxterS. C. GilchristMrs S. M. MacphersonSir W. Slimmings
Mrs F. BeggE. GomersallA. McIntyreJ. P. Smith
Lt Col R. L. BellW. E. GreenT. W. MelluishA. Sudbery
E. C. BinghamH. HancockD. P. M. MichaelH. S. Tribe
Rev L. BlackburnD. HawsonE. J. MillerJ. R. Whitelegg
E. ChalkleyP. T. HeathW. L. MironMrs M. Wishart
D. L. L. ClarkeMrs M. HironL. A. Monro 
Mrs M. P. CraineE. M. HornbyL. W. G. Oxley 
J. McI. CruickshankK. R. JenkinsR. O’Donoghue