Ximenes Competition No. 168  Ximenes Slip  |  ◀  167  |  169  ▶  |  Other competitions
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
168 Jun 1951PIPS Misprints21


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstMrs J. H. C. LawlorMarried by the Captain, on deck, we are, content of heart and hopeful of issue in due seasoncarried; 3 mngs.; deck = pack of cards
SecondC. J. MorseTrulls like nestling on officers’ shoulderstrills; 2 mngs.
ThirdC. A. BakerStones that may be projected by people in glass houses!protected; cryptic def.
HCA. C. AngelOfficer’s stare refuses membershipstars; 2 mngs.
HCP. R. BestIll rumours precede the newshumours; 2 mngs.; time signal
HCP. M. CoombsThey are in The Grange, Bramley, playing cardsOrange; 2 mngs.; B. Seedling apple
HCJ. H. DingwallSpits on dice and defeats rivalspots; 2 mngs.
HCH. H. Elliott“The Sign of Four” (Radio Version)hour; cryptic def.; time signal
HCJ. H. GawlerRaspberry seems all you’re likely to get if you take exception to partial nudity in pin-ups!seeds; pin-ups less nu(dity)
HCS. B. GreenWe’re broadcast from time to time in a radio postscriptratio: pi p.s.; time signal
HCW. E. GreenSent from home at six, tight at seven and home at elevenlight; cryptic def.; time signal, BBC radio stations
HCP. J. HigginsDiscover the favourite spots of gamblers and twisters and you’ll get them in a jamtwitters; 3 mngs.; playing cards
HCF. G. IllingworthBroadcast heard in most homes, though not switched on in the majority!stitched; Major in Army, time signal
HCT. W. MelluishFig leaves theme on the wrong side of grandpa’s platethese; cryptic def.
HCJ. G. MorrisBeats—in many an ample heart, perhapsapple; 2 mngs.
HCF. E. NewloveAll clubs have these: they become perfect bores—singularly depressing!cores; become = befit; 3 mngs.
HCA. P. O’LearyPractice in the field: captain threw sub. one or two shoulder highthree; cryptic def.; military ranks
HCRev E. B. PeelSign of Four—five for Colonel Openshawhour; ref. ‘Five Orange Pips’, Sherlock Holmes; time signal
HCC. P. ReaHeeds timely adviceseeds; 2 mngs.; time signal
HCE. O. SeymourGet details of hourly service, run to time, from the A.B.C.B.B.C.; cryptic def.; time signal
HCJ. ThompsonOur agency has set right many a match gone wrong: a card will find uswatch; 2 mngs.; time signal

Runners-Up in competition 168:

W. J. D. AnnandR. FinlaysonK. F. LawtonS. P. Shanahan
J. A. BlairMrs N. FisherMrs L. M. LewisMrs E. M. Simmonds
G. BownessMiss J. M. ForsythJ. P. LloydW. K. M. Slimmings
Sgt C. M. BrownA. B. GardnerN. McMillanJ. F. Smith
F. A. ClarkC. E. GatesD. P. M. MichaelO. Carlton Smith
A. E. ClaytonD. GoddenH. C. MunningsA. J. Souter
Mrs W. A. CleggS. GoldieM. NewmanMrs A. L. Stevenson
A. V. CranniganC. T. HattenD. A. NichollsR. D. Strachan
Mrs CrawfordJ. J. HollowayRev H. D. Owen-BrownL. E. Thomas
Cdr H. H. L. DicksonH. J. HowellsT. R. PidgeonH. T. R. Twyford
Miss L. DowlerT. O. HughesE. J. RackhamJ. Walton
W. J. DuffinR. D. JonesA. RivlinT. G. Wellman
T. DwyerC. KoopN. Roles 
M. G. EllisG. G. LawranceA. J. C. Saunders