Ximenes Competition No. 1162  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  1158  |  1167  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
1162 May 1971BEAM-ENDS normal21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstN. C. DexterYou may see ’em rise vertically and send A.B. reeling around’em (rev.) in anag., & lit.
SecondMrs S. M. MacphersonRolls, submerging us, boded disaster—closes down after summerbeam + end; summer2; ref. break-up of Rolls Royce Ltd.
ThirdF. E. NewloveLast shift dispersing means bedanag.; l.s., def. in Brewer
VHCW. G. ArnottClose follows Ray—Somerset’s first to make terms for the dealbeam + end + S; ref. cricket, Brian C., R. Illingworth
VHCD. L. L. ClarkeOn which a crew might resort to prayer, or they might make a bedesman?anag.
VHCP. M. CoombsThey are in distress on this airline and repairs are neededBEA mends
VHCMrs W. FearonBoard finishes, the outcome of the extremes of cross membersbeam ends
VHCA. H. HarkerOn hers, she’s well heeled; on one’s own, one’s quite the opposite2 mngs.; heeled (naut.) = leaning
VHCD. HawsonBlokes in hippy gear go to pot on themmen in beads
VHCJ. P. H. HirstLast word in resting places—for bankrupts?amen in beds
VHCG. M. HornbyShine finishes uppersbeam ends
VHCR. S. HuntBedesman’s roll is what you find the poor onanag.
VHCA. LawrieHusbands ensnared by the old entreaties—ribs keep them in their placemen in beads; rib = wife
VHCL. F. LeasonSupporters of destitute folk include workers in prayers no longermen in beads
VHCT. A. MartinLiverpool finish on these—and B. Mee’s deliriousanag.; ref. Bertie M., Arsenal manager
VHCC. G. MillinIt must make men sad to be on thembe + anag. & lit.
VHCC. J. MorseRadio failures are a feature of ships in distress—airline does betterbeam ends, BEA mends: radio, beam, vbs.
VHCT. E. SandersAirline revises summer terms on which it would be bankruptBEA mends, beam ends
VHCE. O. SeymourOne may see chaps wearing necklaces, but one shouldn’t be down on themmen in beads
VHCJ. WaltonIt isn’t the pitch that affects us. Ray’s over exposes usbeam ends; R. Illingworth, cricketer
VHCRev C. D. WestbrookFleet would be sure after a smash to contain some on thesedouble mng.; ref. debtors’ prison

HCs in competition 1162 awarded to:

C. J. AndersonE. R. EvansMrs E. McFeeMrs E. M. Simmonds
Col P. S. BainesW. P. M. FieldR. A. MostynSir W. Slimmings
C. Allen BakerMrs R. HarveyW. H. PegramBrig R. F. E. Stoney
R. S. CaffynMrs S. HewittT. C. PerksF. B. Stubbs
E. ChalkleyP. HurstR. PostillJ. B. Sweeting
Mrs M. P. CraineMrs D. B. JenkinsonP. G. PurtellJ. W. Taylor
J. CrowtherG. JohnstoneE. J. RackhamD. J. Thorpe
C. R. DeanA. H. JonesMrs S. ReesMrs M. P. Webber
Cdr H. H. L. DicksonJ. H. C. LeachE. W. RichartJ. Webster
J. H. DingwallA. D. LeggeA. RivlinJ. F. N. Wedge
H. F. DixonMrs B. LewisN. RolesB. C. Wilcox
P. S. ElliottA. A. MalcolmDr W. I. D. ScottC. E. Williams