Ximenes Competition No. 804  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  800  |  808  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
804 Jun 1964DETRUNCATE normal22


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstA. R. ChandlerPrune: a dried fruit containing something unspecified to speed up movement withinrun in etc., all in date; laxative effect
SecondC. J. MorseDexter, except for two blank patches, hooked and cut savagelyDe(x)t(e)r + uncate; ref. Ted D., England batsman
ThirdT. W. MelluishRent Act due to be reformed? A topping suggestion? Trash!anag.; 2 defs.; trash1, vb.
VHCR. B. AdcockThat’s Dexter—four out of six hooked or cut savagelyDe(x)t(e)r + uncate; ref. Ted D., England batsman
VHCC. Allen Baker“Eddy back!” snaps King Canute at sea. Result? … Cut off!Ted (rev.) + anag. incl. R
VHCG. F. BamfordTop Ten!—ear duct blasted!anag.; pop charts
VHCE. J. BurgeOne-two-four-six! Dexter hooked, cut anything shortDe(x)t(e)r + uncate; ref. Ted D., England batsman
VHCC. O. ButcherOperate on a loose end with a cutteranag. & lit.
VHCP. M. CoombsOff the end with a cutteranag. & lit.; off vb
VHCJ. FloodTurned out of joint—order less bloody scotch!anag. + cate(gory)
VHCF. D. GardinerThe censor does spoil nude art etc.anag.
VHCR. M. GreenhalghDexter turns to slip: a dainty cut!Ted (rev.) + run + cate; ref. Ted D., England batsman
VHCT. P. KellyDexter, going back, managed with singular delicacy to cutTed (rev.) + run + cate; ref. Ted D., England batsman
VHCF. P. N. LakeUse cutter’s ability to create the Shorter Look—a cute trend in high fashionanag.; high = drunk
VHCP. W. W. LeachAudible command to remove crew’s bags? Stunt the members would do!i.e. de-trunk eight
VHCMrs E. McFeeCut results from piece of wood getting stuck in blasted denture!cat1 in anag.
VHCP. H. MorganKinky nude art etc. leads to dockanag.
VHCS. L. PatonRadical reform of Rent Act due—Poll—We’ll have to use guillotineanag.; 2 defs.
VHCL. S. PearceA tender cut, freshly done. Tip top!anag.; 2 defs. (vbs.)
VHCG. PerryHow to shape untreated conifer topanag. incl. c(onifer) & lit.
VHCMrs E. ShackletonDecimate? I’m to leave misshapen runt in evidenceanag. in dec(im)ate & lit.
VHCMrs E. M. SimmondsPrune fudge recipe with date and nutanag. incl. rec.; fudge2, vb. imper.

HCs in competition 804 awarded to:

R. AbreyR. R. GreenfieldF. E. NewloveE. B. Stevens
M. A. AndersonA. J. HughesMiss M. J. PatrickT. L. Strange
J. N. A. Armitage-SmithMiss H. I’AnsonH. C. S. PerryP. H. Taylor
S. BarnettMrs L. JarmanK. PomagalskiJ. Templeton
F. H. BernardR. KeighleyA. G. RowlinsonA. F. Toms
Capt A. S. BirtN. H. KeirR. A. RussellC. T. Tulloch
J. A. BulleyR. E. KimmonsT. E. SandersRev J. W. Waddell
N. ChalmersMrs H. M. LathamP. J. ScottR. A. Wells
A. L. FreemanL. E. LodgeD. J. ShortG. W. Whitehead
J. FrydeJ. D. H. MackintoshW. K. M. SlimmingsW. D. Wigley
J. GillA. A. MalcolmN. SmedleyC. E. Williams
R. E. GillsonB. J. McCannB. D. SmithF. W. Wyeth
L. GorseD. P. M. MichaelMiss M. Smith