Ximenes Competition No. 193  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  192  |  194  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
193 May 1952TRADUCER normal14


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstE. J. RackhamAs far as things brought up again, with embellishment, are concerned, you can back him!re, cud, art (all rev.) & lit.
SecondF. E. NewloveWith trade curtailed, producer loses incentive: without good-will, his business is depreciatingtrad(e) + (prod)ucer
ThirdC. A. BakerOne who gives a dog a bad name could himself be rated “Cur”anag.
HCS. B. Green“Poison-pen,” perhaps, whose letters disturb the curate and the doctoranag. of curate, Dr.
HCL. JohnsonIll-disposed censor mangles the ruder actanag.
HCJ. Hardie KeirA crude tar derivative for the fabricator of dark stainsanag.
HCP. W. W. LeachTraffic negotiator, intercepted by copper’s reverse sign, uses some vile language!Cu (rev.) in trader
HCC. J. LoweHis portraits are smeared distortions—crude art run riotanag.
HCD. P. M. MichaelCredatur should be translated literally, but let him not be believed!anag.; C. (Latin) = belief
HCR. PostillI see that you’re run down, the Dr. confided to the ailing curateanag. of curate, Dr.
HCH. RaingerNo H.C. for my victim. Runner up? On the contrary. It’s the dictator in mecryptic def., i.e. runner down; contains (Il) Duce
HCA. RobinsHis perverted skill may be applied to composition of crude lettersart (rev.) + anag., & lit.
HCP. H. TaylorHis misguided art is connected with crude misrepresentationart (rev.) + anag. & lit.
HCI. YoungHe’s unappreciative of the Frenchman’s entering a horse that might make light of the coursedu (Fr.) in tracer; see tracer (trace2) and tracer bullet

Runners-Up in competition 193:

J. W. BatesB. FrancoR. LumleyL. J. Sears
T. BilsboroughMrs J. O. FullerT. W. MelluishF. N. Shimmin
A. J. BissetD. J. FurleyC. J. MorseW. K. M. Slimmings
C. M. BrownC. E. GatesM. NewmanMrs A. L. Stevenson
Rev B. ChapmanH. J. GodwinW. B. O’HanlonC. A. Stewart
D. L. L. ClarkeS. GoldieF. R. PalmerH. G. Tattersall
R. M. S. CorkRev J. G. GrahamM. G. Powell-DaviesMrs C. Taylor
G. N. CoulterR. J. HallC. P. ReaJ. Thomas
Cdr H. H. L. DicksonA. R. M. HooperN. J. ReedJ. F. N. Wedge
J. H. DingwallW. IslipMrs J. RobertsonW. D. Wigley
P. A. DrillienMiss M. H. H. JohnstonH. RotterM. Winterbottom
W. M. EastherJ. P. LloydT. E. Sanders