Ximenes Competition No. 200  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  199  |  201  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
200 Aug 1952ACCOUNT normal21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstS. B. GreenA Chancellor takes care of what’s untaxed at source in this!a C c/o unt(axed), & lit.
SecondDr D. S. M. ImrieWhat has “The Millionairess” got to make Shaw’s title carry weight?AC + count; play by G. B. Shaw; Aircraftsman T. E. Shaw (Lawrence of Arabia)
ThirdD. B. J. AmblerThe chapters on love in an old, old woman’s storycc + 0 in aunt
HCJ. A. BlairEntries may be posted to me to judge2 mngs.
HCJ. BuistTo make this variety of sake, you must ferment the entire cocoa-nut—omit nothinganag. less 0; sake1,2
HCB. G. H. CleggBill’s car numberAC + count; ref. AC cars Ltd.
HCF. L. ConstableThe bill of a drunken toucan enlarged by a hundred!anag. incl. C
HCE. B. CottamAfter commencement of action Colonial Office get Ground-nut Union to make report of expensesac(tion) + CO + anag.
HCF. E. DixonSake drawn from cocoanut, distilled and deoxidised, for regular customers onlyanag. minus O (oxygen), 2 defs.; sake1,2
HCMrs N. FisherHere’s a tale, chaps! Nothing in it, but gossip’s going aroundcc (chaps. = chapters) + 0 in aunt
HCR. J. HallYou’ll make a score from a rigged coco-nut shy of nought onlyanag. less 0
HCL. W. JenkinsonWhen this shows red you must put the brake on!cryptic def.; banking / motoring
HCC. KoopBill, missing nothing, shows how to shift the cocoa-nut!anag. less 0
HCC. J. MorseJudge that criminals should be brought to for a balanced summing-up3 mngs.
HCW. B. O’HanlonThis product is made from shredded cocoanut, nothing else: serve uncooked and save troubleanag. less 0 (else = except); cooking the books
HCE. J. RackhamTobacco untaxed would certainly enlarge it!hidden & lit.
HCA. RedstoneA popular current number that is often rendered2 mngs.; current a/c
HCW. K. M. SlimmingsWhat’s in it? Just what the Dr. ordered!cryptic def.; Dr. = drawer
HCMrs A. L. StevensonReckon this is flatly unwelcome on the breakfast table—it should never be cooked!3 mngs.; bills unwelcome at breakfast; cooking the books
HCJ. VallelyHere’s news for you! A Tory measure: tobacco untaxed, except for outsiders!a C count, hidden
HCG. H. WillettThe wild toucan is nearly all bill!anag. needing c

Runners-Up in competition 200:

C. Allen BakerA. B. GardnerG. H. McConnellMrs C. Taylor
J. W. BatesR. R. GreenfieldE. L. MellershH. S. Tribe
M. H. BenolielC. R. HaighT. W. MelluishCapt C. Tyers
E. C. BinghamC. HighamD. P. M. MichaelE. Wainwright
E. J. BrookMrs L. JarmanW. L. MironH. J. D. Wallace
J. G. ChilversMrs J. H. C. LawlorG. H. PodmoreH. Walsham
R. M. S. CorkG. G. LawranceE. R. PrenticeJ. Ward
Cdr H. H. L. DicksonA. F. LerrigoL. J. SearsR. Wells
L. E. EyresN. LevyMrs F. ShepherdM. Woolf
Mrs E. M. FearonC. J. LoweMrs E. M. SimmondsA. J. Young
D. J. FurleyH. LyonF. B. StubbsJ. T. Young