Ximenes Competition No. 555  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  551  |  560  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
555 Aug 1959JURYWOMAN normal17


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstB. G. QuinThis bird works with her beak, having a rake round wormy groundanag. in (Don) Juan
SecondL. T. StokesJust going half way by railway with the wife—she sits on a case!ju(st) Ry woman
ThirdG. F. BamfordThis female finds she won’t have the last word: in case she tries she’s shut up effectivelycryptic def.; finds, legal, shut in jury room
HCC. Allen BakerI’m just no saint, and there’s war on my variety; you’ll see me in court almost dailyju(St.) + anag.
HCF. D. H. AtkinsonJust see her confounded jaw run—O my! She’s trying!anag.
HCM. A. R. BoyseMary won jumping (beginners)—erratic, but she may make a rider yetanag. incl. ju(mping); rider = added recommendation
HCR. N. ChignellSilks appeal to me, and I am a fair judge of a suitcryptic def.; silk = QC, suit = action at law
HCF. P. CreminsShe must find being boxed up tryingcryptic def.; find, legal, jury box
HCE. GomersallWife, after journey without one, does justice to one at the bar!j(o)ur(ne)y + woman
HCE. A. JonesShe must attend at court, so now Mary (very confused) follows the nib (very superior)J U + anag.; see J-pen
HCMrs E. McFeePerson on the panel has jugular most severely cut by unwary Medical Officer with the jittersj(ugular) + anag. incl. MO
HCC. J. MorseDon with an eye for women circumvents the retreat of a pouting little junior lady examinermow + yr (all rev.) in Juan; pouting, n.
HCS. PlumbCould be Army Warrant Officer in less than a month, but she retires before completing her serviceanag. of army + WO in Jun(e)
HCMrs E. ShackletonShe’ll have a case presented to her before she retirescryptic def.
HCMrs E. M. SimmondsThe lady panellist has won my high-class jar in a raffleanag. incl. U; raffle2 = jumble
HCH. G. TattersallOnly a temporary help? Her foreman’s words could result in prolonged labour or instant dismissali.e. jury- (char)woman (cf. jurymast, jury-rigged) [see comments]
HCM. R. WetherfieldIn any case my lady must try and stay fair, however much being seen in a black gown and wig appeals to her!cryptic def. being = person i.e. a barrister

Runners-Up in competition 555:

K. W. AndrewsS. B. GreenA. W. MaddocksA. Robins
Lt Col P. S. BainesD. L. GregoryMrs W. J. MahoodJ. L. Ruddle
J. W. BatesM. J. HickmanA. A. MalcolmMiss C. F. Sampson
T. E. BellE. M. HornbyT. W. MelluishE. O. Seymour
A. J. BissetJ. A. HydeD. P. M. MichaelR. Stephenson
Mrs G. BonsallK. E. JamesE. J. MillerF. B. Stubbs
Rev C. M. BrounMrs L. JarmanW. L. MironE. Taylor
C. O. ButcherV. JenningsJ. J. MooreH. Turner
G. H. DicksonA. H. JonesS. L. PatonCapt C. Tyers
J. A. FinckenB. K. KellyMiss M. J. PatrickJ. F. N. Wedge
M. B. FisherT. P. KellyW. H. PegramT. G. Wellman
Mrs N. FisherS. G. KirschK. ReedC. E. Williams
E. GabbitasF. KnapmanW. G. RobertsR. Wilson
C. E. GatesA. L. KneenMrs J. RobertsonCanon R. J. Wood