Ximenes Competition No. 1154  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  1149  |  1158  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1154 Mar 1971CLARIONET normal18


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstCdr H. H. L. DicksonI only want a blow and there’s blood around in about a roundO in in, all in claret
SecondC. Allen BakerBlow me, I carol riotously—X has slipped upanag. + ten (rev.); ref. X’s error [see comments]
ThirdMrs B. LewisFiddle recital on? That lets me outanag. & lit.; ref. X’s error [see comments]
VHCT. E. BellRecital on wrong instrument? Surely one cannot take a bow?anag.; ref. X’s error [see comments]
VHCA. BristowI get puffed. I need real tonic for a changeanag.
VHCN. C. DexterInstrument that’s made X ail—or C. erranag. incl. ten, & lit.; C = Chambers; ref. X’s error [see comments]
VHCJ. H. DingwallIts air may be enjoyed—could prove to be real tonicanag. & lit.
VHCA. L. FreemanYou can get a real tonic from thisanag. & lit.; t. = keynote
VHCS. GoldieReal tonic rambling in the woods—it’s breathtakinganag.
VHCH. W. JenkinsCan supply a real tonic for general tuning upanag. & lit.; t. = keynote
VHCG. JohnstoneIn “Peter and the Wolf” is played in cat roleanag. & lit.; clarinet is cat in P. and the W.
VHCL. F. LeasonInstrument, possibly bass, nicer alto—completely unstrunganag. & lit.; ref. X’s error [see comments]
VHCT. N. NesbittLicorice stick can provide ingredients for real tonicanag. & lit.; t. = keynote; l. s., musicians’ slang for clarinet
VHCW. H. PegramIt’s a real tonic rambling in the woodsanag.
VHCR. PostillTo give recital on this needs windanag. & lit.; wind2 (n.); ref. X’s error [see comments]
VHCG. A. TomlinsonIn concerto’s first bar once legendary string player could be seen among the wood-windArion in c(oncerto) + let2; Arion, lyrist
VHCJ. F. N. WedgeBlow me—you need the second letter in surprised reactioni.e. 2nd letter of blow in anag.; ref. X’s error [see comments]
VHCRev C. D. WestbrookWind recital including on programme—this?on in anag. + lit.

HCs in competition 1154 awarded to:

R. H. AdeyE. ChalkleyMrs S. M. MacphersonMiss I. M. Raab
F. D. H. AtkinsonD. L. L. ClarkeS. M. MansellE. J. Rackham
Col P. S. BainesMrs J. O. FullerL. MayMrs G. Rajkowska
R. T. BaxterR. R. GreenfieldMrs E. McFeeJ. Riley
E. C. BinghamG. M. HornbyW. L. MironF. Schober
E. J. BurgeA. H. JonesC. J. MorseSir W. Slimmings
E. W. BurtonSir S. KayeK. NealeBrig R. F. E. Stoney
C. O. ButcherR. E. KimmonsDr W. D. OliverJ. B. Sweeting
Mrs F. Castle-KnightJ. R. KirbyMrs E. M. PardoJ. Webster