Ximenes Competition No. 1135  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  1131  |  1140  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1135 Oct 1970HILAIRE BELLOC normal23


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstJ. A. FinckenA product of Balliol, I, here reaching a centenaryanag. + C, & lit.; born 1870; “B. made me …”
SecondL. MayI cheer Balliol abroadanag. & lit.; poem ‘To the B. men still in Africa’
ThirdA. S. EverestDo I cheer Balliol? He didanag. & lit.; do = set in order; “B. made me …”
VHCJ. A. BlairDoctor ill with ache or bile. He wrote “There is no cure for this disease”anag.; doctor, vb; ‘Henry King’
VHCR. E. C. BurrellHe wrote about the treeless Downs, i.e. bare hill and col were his elementsanag.; ‘Hills and the Sea’
VHCP. M. CoombsTreated bachelor ill, i.e. attacked donanag.; G. G. Coulton
VHCN. C. DexterHe hymned Matilda’s sad adieu: the call “I boil here” can’t be trueanag.; ‘M.: Who told Lies …’
VHCDr R. E. GillsonBalliol cheer I treated with some poetic licenceanag. & lit.; “B. made me …”
VHCS. GoldieI found delight in Sussex hills—an endless one; local beer I found smashinghil(l) + anag.; ‘Hills and the Sea’
VHCMiss E. M. HillThe author of the best revolt in an endless risingi.e. A1 rebel in hilloc(k)
VHCE. M. HornbyI cheer Balliol on, she made meanag. & lit.; on = getting drunk; “B. made me …”
VHCMrs M. HumpageWriter, first-rate revolutionary, in endless risingA1 rebel in hilloc(k)
VHCF. G. IllingworthLiberal he, involved with Clioanag. & lit.; MP and C., muse of history
VHCJ. R. KirbyBalliol: here I developed what it takes to start writing creativelyanag. & lit.; “B. made me …”
VHCA. LawrieProduct of Balliol here—I associated with Chesterton initiallyanag. + C, & lit.; “B. made me …”; friend of G.K.C.
VHCT. W. MelluishHistorian, evoked from Clio “Hail rebel”anag.; C., muse of history
VHCD. P. M. MichaelWhat made him? Balliol he cried. It’s obvious when the penny dropsanag. less d.; “B. made me …”
VHCP. H. MorganHe’s written about one dreadful liar sounding alarm—about nothing? The reverseI + anag., all in he + c 0 (rev.); ‘Matilda: Who told Lies …’
VHCC. J. MorseVersifier, first-rate one who rises in uncrowned eminenceA1 rebel in hilloc(k)
VHCMrs K. OrrAche, bile, ill or confused—“There is no cure for this disease” he saidanag.; ‘Henry King’
VHCW. RodgersI cheer Balliol, possibly, but my aversion to a don is well knownanag.; “B. made me …” and G. G. Coulton
VHCG. J. S. RossCollie hirable, by arrangement, one famed for penning yak and llamaanag.; poems ‘The Yak’ and ‘The Llama’
VHCMrs J. TownsendHis Tarantella isn’t a dance—i.e., able choir’ll give a renderinganag.; poem

HCs in competition 1135 awarded to:

Miss V. K. AbrahamsJ. CrowtherL. F. LeasonMrs D. M. C. Prichard
R. H. AdeyO. M. EllisJ. C. LeylandE. J. Rackham
D. B. J. AmblerM. B. FisherG. A. LinsleyA. Rivlin
W. G. ArnottP. D. GaffeyDr T. J. R. MaguireL. G. D. Sanders
F. D. H. AtkinsonDr E. GallagherD. MartinT. E. Sanders
M. J. BalfourL. D. J. GattH. S. MasonV. Seth
C. BinghamJ. A. Maxtone GrahamMrs E. McFeeJ. F. C. Shaw
Rev C. M. BrounS. HewittE. McNealSir W. Slimmings
E. J. BurgeN. L. HindleyJ. L. MossJ. E. Smith Wright
A. H. P. CardewJ. P. H. HirstI. J. NicholasL. T. Stokes
E. ChalkleyA. J. JaggersC. S. F. OliverC. M. Tatham
A. N. ClarkMrs D. B. JenkinsonT. C. PerksM. E. Ventham
Mrs M. P. CraineL. W. JenkinsonMrs E. M. PhairRev C. D. Westbrook
A. E. CrowA. H. JonesR. PostillG. H. Willett