Ximenes Competition No. 11  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  10  |  12  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
11 Nov 1945IMMANACLE normal16


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstH. J. Cape“Put away the leaven of malice and wickedness,” says the Collect, and surely man is wickednessanag. of malice, man; put away = confine
SecondC. Koop“Put on Bill Bowes!” That’s a sound suggestioni.e. sound of ‘bilboes’; cricketer
ThirdF. LutherTo ruffle a calm mien apply the handcuffsanag.
HCD. J. AllenWhat Clem may do to you when he has maniaanag. of Clem mania; Clement Attlee
HCP. J. ChubbMilton’s chaputins? Ciel maman!anag.; i.e. put in chains
HCMaj A. J. DouchPut de bracelets on dat melanic ma ob mineanag.
HCMaj H. B. DrakeClose as a decomposed clam in a thoroughly ruffled state, that’s meanag. of clam Maine (Me); close vb.
HCL. E. EyresHow to confine Cpl. Rind to barracks?cryptic def.; ref. Milton, ‘Comus’: “this corporal rind Thou hast immanacled”
HCS. B. GreenMean claim to crib used by Miltonanag.; crib = confine
HCMaj J. J. HilaryClaim the last word, would you? Shut up!anag. of claim amen
HCE. H. MorrisMilton’s gyve can be twisted to maim ancleanag.
HCA. P. O’LearyGive both hands to hold a catchcryptic def.; give = gyve, vb.
HCW. O. RobertsonGive? It may sound all right to you, but remember I’m a McLeananag. of I’m a McLean; give = gyve, vb.
HCI. W. SeatonClose up like an oyster? Well, possible I mean clamanag.
HCJ. C. SeddonPreserve a calm mien, though put in fettersanag.
HCB. K. N. WyllieUncommonly huge envelope for a hundred and fifty lettersa C L in immane

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