Ximenes Competition No. 235  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  233  |  237  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
235 Jun 1953ASPHETERISM normal20


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstC. J. MorseIn which the State’s end is to reorganise all mastership around itselfe in anag., & lit.
SecondG. M. NeighbourCommunism needs the mass ripe for revolutionanag.
ThirdG. G. LawranceKeeping the mass ripe for revolt is part of the Communist creedanag.
HCE. S. AinleyA doctrine, in the Times phrase, quite repugnant to proprietyanag. & lit.; p. = ownership
HCJ. ColebySabotage of Steamship bearing Royal Cipher. Denial of Owner’s ClaimsER in anag.
HCA. J. CroftParis’s theme in Revolutionanag. & lit.
HCW. J. DuffinThere is spam hash, but if you swallow it you can’t retain a thinganag.
HCJ. A. FinckenAn old communist’s method of disposal for your tips: share ’em!anag.
HCS. GoldieNot allowing you a penny of your own? The old worm! Confound the miser!asp + anag.
HCS. B. GreenSHAPE disorganised by wily Mr. Molotov’s plananag. + anag. of Mister; ref. NATO command centre and former Soviet Foreign Minister
HCR. R. GreenfieldThis doctrine is one spelling the ruin of the misera sp. + anag., & lit..
HCL. W. JenkinsonSHAPE’S merit is a possible dissolution of Communismanag.; ref. NATO command centre
HCJ. W. ParrDoctrine of the have-nots, perhaps founded on a perverted hate premissanag.
HCE. J. RackhamIt may put mine out of use. M.P.s raise the issueanag.; mine = belonging to me
HCA. RobinsIf you wanted somewhere to hang your battered hat, I couldn’t offer you normal premises!anag. of premises, hat, & lit.
HCT. E. SandersSign of redness apparent as his temper gets ruffledanag.; redness = communism
HCW. K. M. SlimmingsSouthey’s doctrine denying a grasper his beloved sovereigns shakes the miser to the core(GR)asp(ER) + anag.; ref. Robert S., poet and radical
HCMiss D. W. TaylorI’d make ’em share tips, evenanag. & lit.
HCL. E. ThomasSee the mischief more than half the world is in with a doctrine following Russia’s lead!sphe(re) in Ate + R + ism, & lit.
HCD. H. TompsettPredated Das Kapital, but its essence is there passimanag.

Runners-Up in competition 235:

J. P. AserappaD. J. FurleyM. A. LassmanE. T. Smith
C. Allen BakerA. B. GardnerMrs M. LawlorO. Carlton Smith
J. W. BatesC. E. GatesP. LloydS. I. Smith
T. E. BellR. M. GraceC. J. LoweR. D. Strachan
R. S. CaffynW. E. GreenT. H. LumleyR. E. Stumbles
Rev B. ChapmanJ. H. GrummittR. S. MeldrumJ. Thompson
Miss E. C. ChapmanE. L. HaywardT. W. MelluishMrs J. E. Townsend
D. L. L. ClarkeH. HeathG. M. MercerF. L. Usher
A. E. ClaytonP. J. HigginsF. E. NewloveT. Veness
B. G. H. CleggE. L. HillmanMrs A. M. OsmondJ. D. Wallace
P. M. CoombsF. G. IllingworthE. G. PhillipsJ. F. N. Wedge
T. R. H. DavenportMrs D. M. IslesMiss M. H. RiderR. Wells
Cdr H. H. L. DicksonL. JohnsonH. RotterJ. B. Widdowson
F. E. DixonJ. Hardie KeirJ. S. RowleyT. K. Scott Wilson
L. A. EvansJ. G. KingW. I. D. Scott 
P. A. L. FreemanC. KoopMrs E. M. Simmonds