Ximenes Competition No. 967  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  962  |  971  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
967 Aug 1967CREMOSIN normal16


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. C. DexterColour of the skie, perhaps, with Morne (sic) breakinganag. & lit.; F. Q. 11, 3 “Early before the Morne with cremosin ray”
SecondR. PostillAmiss comes in fourth of course—and is ruddy well outcomes in r anag.; Dennis A., cricketer
ThirdC. O. ButcherMore muddling in Civil Service—because of antiquated sort of tape it uses?anag. in CS + in (= because of)
VHCW. G. ArnottColour of rims once afflicted with tearsanag. & lit.
VHCC. Allen Baker“Bloody” no longer upsets censor, I’m without doubtanag.
VHCJ. W. BatesRed out of date? What could be Doctors in nicer anyhow?MOs in anag.
VHCJ. A. BlairNo crimes could be as bloody as this wasanag
VHCE. ChalkleyYou want the old red thick juice? A pity—right out of itcremo(R) sin
VHCJ. A. FinckenThat old colour that shows the rot starting in gross incomesr in anag., & lit.; “in the red”
VHCA. H. JonesWhat no crimes could be, though Lady Macbeth’s hand might well have made the seas soanag.
VHCSir S. KayeForeign incomers often like the colour of a coronationanag.; coronation = carnation, Spens.
VHCL. F. LeasonDoctor No’s crime—it was goryanag.; doctor, vb; ref. James Bond
VHCC. G. MillinI’m censor—shocked? I was blushinganag.
VHCF. B. StubbsIncomers rekindled bygone colour issuesanag.
VHCM. J. TomkinsonWhat was this dye made from? From insect with head and tail removed(f)rom insec(t) anag., & lit.; cochineal
VHCMrs M. WishartAs blood was seen to be about, doctors in controlc + MOs in rein

HCs in competition 967 awarded to:

R. B. AdcockE. G. IllingworthMrs W. J. MahoodP. Salvesen
D. B. J. AmblerG. JohnstoneC. J. MorseT. E. Sanders
J. C. BrashC. JonesT. MurraySir W. Slimmings
J. H. ClearyR. E. KimmonsT. N. NesbittE. B. Stevens
V. A. R. CooperA. LawrieM. NewmanL. H. Stewart
Mrs M. P. CraineMrs C. LeachN. O’NeillBrig R. F. E. Stoney
J. H. DingwallP. W. W. LeachMiss M. J. PatrickG. R. Webb
A. S. EverestMrs B. LewisL. S. PearceJ. F. N. Wedge
M. B. FisherR. M. LyonsG. H. RavenorRev C. D. Westbrook
J. GillJ. D. H. MackintoshJ. S. Rioch 
Mrs R. HarveyDr T. J. R. MaguireJ. S. Rowley