Ximenes Competition No. 1028  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  1023  |  1032  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1028 Oct 1968SATIRE normal18


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstA. LawrieAre its cries for reform? Yesanag. & lit.
SecondP. W. W. LeachStuff with a hard, cutting element in itIr in sate, & lit.; iridium
ThirdSir W. SlimmingsIn short, it is set against what may be inflatedSA tire, & lit.
VHCJ. C. BarnesThe output of TW3 caused anger at the week-endSat ire; ref. TV show ‘That Was The Week That Was’
VHCMrs E. J. HolmesIt’s getting a full broadside that exposes weaknessesSA tire5
VHCA. L. JefferyIt ridicules feminine charm and apparelSA tire3
VHCJ. H. C. LeachI tear society to bitsanag. incl. S & lit.
VHCA. D. LeggePointed wit that has one in tears, convulsedI in anag.
VHCJ. H. McLeanE.g. TWTWTW—all the rage on SaturdaySat ire; ref. TV show ‘That Was The Week That Was’
VHCJ. P. MernaghTWTWTW used to be the week-end rageSat ire; ref. TV show ‘That Was The Week That Was’
VHCJ. L. MossSave obsolete old train? Sarcastic comments called forsa’ tire4
VHCK. NealeTurbulent priest losing head about a typical utterance by Popea in anag. less p
VHCF. E. NewloveAre its crazy excesses aiming at the ridiculous?anag.
VHCL. T. StokesThe effect of it can be to put one in uncontrolled tearsI in anag.
VHCF. B. StubbsIt needs to clothe criticism with witSA tire3
VHCJ. B. SweetingGilbert’s writing it—Pinafore for the U.S. marketSA tire3; W. S. Gilbert
VHCE. F. WatlingThis type of programme may understandably produce anger at the week-endSat ire
VHCDr E. YoungWhat TW3 created when it was on—a lot of hard feelingSat ire; ref. TV show ‘That Was The Week That Was’

HCs in competition 1028 awarded to:

Mrs E. AllenR. P. C. FormanMrs B. LewisT. Proctor
F. D. H. AtkinsonA. B. GardnerG. A. LinsleyW. Rodgers
C. Allen BakerJ. GillJ. L. MackieMrs I. G. Smith
J. W. BatesW. E. GreenMrs S. M. MacphersonT. A. J. Spencer
Mrs H. M. BrookeMrs S. HewittMrs E. McFeeJ. R. Stocks
Rev C. M. BrounJ. G. HullW. L. MironK. Tite
E. ChalkleyR. H. F. IshamP. H. MorganJ. Webster
P. M. CoombsSir S. KayeS. L. PatonRev C. D. Westbrook
A. E. CrowR. E. KimmonsR. PostillG. H. Willett