Ximenes Competition No. 1049  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  1045  |  1054  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1049 Mar 1969SLANGWHANGER normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstF. B. StubbsHe gives a rambling performance with heartless furyslang2 + w(it)h + anger, & lit.
SecondC. O. ButcherBillingsgate merchant—likely agent for whoppers caught by dissembling anglerswhang (= thong) in anag.
ThirdRev C. D. WestbrookBe suspended, getting caught in disorderly wrangles—as he might be?hang in anag.
VHCR. H. AdeyAbuse and rage about White House leaders can often be heard at Hyde Park CornerWH in slang, anger
VHCJ. C. BrashOne who uses crude language with heartless rageslang + w(it)h + anger, & lit.
VHCE. W. BurtonHere’s a spouter; whaler’s gang runs amok with end of harpoonanag. incl. n
VHCE. ChalkleyHe’s inclined to make a noise about Welsh show to decorate our RoyaltyW in slang2 hang ER; ref. Investiture of Prince of Wales
VHCE. M. HornbyWhat Petruchio pretended to be, taming little Latin shrew (nag, nag)anag. incl. L (= Latin), tame = reduce to order
VHCF. G. IllingworthSuch an orator was Glendower, the Welsh gang ran amokanag.; ref. Hen. IV Pt. I
VHCR. E. KimmonsOne who declaims and wrangles violently about a principlehang (noun) in anag.
VHCCapt G. LanghamLoud-mouthed flogger of false weighti.e. slang2 w. hanger
VHCA. LawrieGag when snarl erupts—that’s what he needsanag. & lit.
VHCMrs B. LewisOne might become a shrew and nag and nag, heading for divorce by fiftyanag., L between first two letters, & lit.
VHCDr T. J. R. MaguireRagger overriding links on a hunter, a whacking divot-cutterslang3 whanger; whang1
VHCC. J. MorseAn orator like Paisley combines cant with extremes of wrath and passionslang w(rat)h anger; Ian P.
VHCF. E. NewloveTub-thumper calling for legalisation of flogging, Westminster’s prime advocate of capital punishment?slang W hanger; slang2 = licence; prime, noun
VHCF. R. PalmerVulgarly show the beginnings of white hot rage? He mightslang + w, h + anger, & lit.
VHCR. PostillGoliath was such a bombastic chap—but shyer after what David didslang whanger; pa. t. of sling; 1 Sam. 17
VHCMrs E. M. SimmondsHam for lunch in anglers’ messwhang in anag.; lunch= thick slice
VHCK. ThomasMan like Petruchio tames shrew, repeated nag, encompassing love’s beginninganag. incl. nag, nag, l
VHCJ. L. TurnerRanter throws his phony weight abouti.e. slang2 w. hanger
VHCDr E. YoungIt’s to remain attending closely amid wrangles which is unusual for himhang (vb.) in anag., & lit.

HCs in competition 1049 awarded to:

R. AbreyA. L. FreemanH. LyonN. Roles
W. G. ArnottJ. FrydeLt Col D. MacfieMrs K. M. Russell
F. D. H. AtkinsonA. B. GardnerA. A. MalcolmL. G. D. Sanders
C. Allen BakerJ. GillH. S. MasonSir W. Slimmings
M. J. BalfourS. GoldieB. J. McCannJ. Sparrow
G. D. BatesMrs S. HewittMrs E. McFeeBrig R. F. E. Stoney
J. W. BatesS. HolgateD. P. M. MichaelJ. B. Sweeting
T. E. BellC. H. HudsonC. G. MillinC. M. Tatham
Rev C. M. BrounJ. G. HullW. L. MironR. D. Thompson
P. M. CoombsMrs L. JarmanT. N. NesbittG. A. Tomlinson
A. J. CrowK. R. JenkinsMrs M. NormanG. R. Webb
J. McI. CruickshankC. JonesL. W. G. OxleyMrs M. P. Webber
E. DaviesSir S. KayeS. L. PatonJ. Webster
N. C. DexterJ. Hardie KeirG. PerryA. R. Wheatley
J. E. EvansL. F. LeasonW. G. RobertsMiss M. G. Williams
J. H. FramptonA. D. LeggeR. RobinsonM. Woolf